Hoi An is an ancient city in Quang Nam province which was recognized as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 1999. In the 17th and 18th centuries, Hoi An was one of the busiest ports in Vietnam. Traders from many countries came here to trade such as Japan, China, Portugal, Italy …Indeed, the architectural style of many houses and pagodas here have shown the impact of many countries such as Japan, China, England, France … When you come to Hoi An, you may have the opportunity to visit the ancient houses next to Thu Bon River that seems unchanged in the two wars against American imperialism and French colonialism in the 20th century.

In the framework in this article “Hoi An Tourism“, I would like to share with you the experience needed to travel self-sufficient to Hoi An cost savings as possible. Hope that will be the wonderful experience that you are no wonder to set foot this wonderful land.

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1. The best time to visit Hoi An

I come to Hoi An in March and this is also the best time in Hoi An, light wind, sunshine … In general, everything is great. However, if you do not arrange this time to go, you can also go in February or April. But say that does not mean that other seasons should not go to Hoi An. Because Hoi An is always beautiful, if you go in the rainy season, you will spend a lot of time in the hotel.

The weather in Hoi An has two distinct seasons, the rainy season lasts from early August to mid-December and dry season lasts from January to the end of July each year.

Also if you go to the right 14 lunar months you will have the opportunity to see the flowers, colorful lanterns because on this whole city of Hoi An will turn off the electricity to protect the environment. You also have the opportunity to listen to old songs, play folk games and enjoy the delicious food.

2. How to move to Hoi An

In Hoi An there is no airport. So if you are staying in Hanoi and northern provinces need to fly from Hanoi to Da Nang International Airport. Or if you are staying in Ho Chi Minh City and the southern provinces, should save time and money by flying in Tan Son Nhat airport.

From Da Nang to Hoi An about 30km so you can call a taxi (negotiable price) or rent a motorbike in Da Nang and then go to Hoi An.

If you rent a motorcycle you can contact the following addresses:

Than Thien Nhan

  • Address: 69 Phan Thuc Duyen, Da Nang
  • Phone: 0511 3956996 – 0905 860960

Ha Long

  • Address: 77b Pham Van Nghi, Da Nang
  • Phone: 0905 506406 – 0511 3703350

Bao Long

  • Address: 55 Dang Thai Mai, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
  • Tel: 0905 732000

Thanh Ha

  • Address: Lot 6, Block B9, residential area of Tuyen Son bridge, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
  • Tel: 0125 5125127

You can also take the bus from Hanoi to Hoi An:

  • Itinerary: Hoi An – Hanoi
  • Departure time: Hoi An 8h00 – 14h00
  • Tel: 0905395368


  • Itinerary: Hanoi – Hoi An
  • Departure time: Hanoi 18h00 Hoi An 7h45 – 13h30
  • Tel: 04 39261568 – 0510 3863948

High-quality coaches from Ho Chi Minh City to Hoi An:


  • Itinerary: Sai Gon – Hoi An
  • Departure time: Sai Gon 7h15 – 20h00 Hoi An 19h00
  • Tel: 08 38389593 – 0510 3863948


  • Itinerary: Sai Gon – Hoi An
  • Departure time: Saigon 8h00-20h00-20h30-21h30 Hoi An 18h30
  • Tel: 0905395368


  • Itinerary: Sai Gon – Dai Loc (Quang Nam)
  • Departure time: Sai Gon 10h30-13h30 Dai Loc 10h30-13h
  • Phone: (0510) 3747777 – 0905 220487 – 0946 877787 – 0903 550487

3. Hotels in Hoi An

Hoi An is a famous tourist destination so the system of hotels and motels from high-end to popular so many choices. To book the best price you should book through Mytour because they associate with the entire hotel across the country so the price is cheaper than self-booked.

Viet family Homestay
Address: Nguyen Tri Phuong, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 500k

Vip Garden Homestay
Address: 105 Hung Vuong, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 500k

Camellia Homestay
Address: 11 Do Dang Tuyen, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 500k

Hoi An Garden Villas
Address: 145 Tran Nhat Duat, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 1500k

Hai Au Hotel
Address: 576 Cua Dai Street, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 500k

Vinh Hung Hotel 3
Address: 96 Ba Trieu, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 600-900k

Vaia Boutique Hotel Hoi An
Address: 489 Cua Dai, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 600k

Botanic Garden Hoi An Homestay
Address: 8 Tran Quoc Toan, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 700-900k

Sea Star Homestay
Address: Lac Long Quan, Cua Dai, Hoi An
Room rates range from 700k

Riverside Bamboo Resort Hoi An
Address: 83/9 Nguyen Duy Hieu Street, Hoi An City
Room rates range from 700k.

Or you can Book Online Hotel at Hoi An on Agoda.

4. Attractions in Hoi An

+ Hoi An Ancient Town

Hoi An is sure to visit the old town. Hoi An Ancient Town is located in Minh An Ward and is located along the romantic Thu Bon River. Walking through the streets you will feel the features of the ancient architecture of the house here, more or less bring the style of Japan and China. And in the neighborhood, you’ll find that most of the shops here sell and make long dresses and souvenirs. Hanging around and stopping at a roadside restaurant eating a glass of tea and watching people pass is really very interesting.

Not only that, in the old town there are many temples, and especially the Japanese bridge leading you into the old town is also very special. If you are lovers, you will enjoy it.

Hoi An Ancient Town you can spend the time to visit: Quan Thang ancient house, Tan Ky ancient house, Phung Hung ancient house. These are the most beautiful ancient houses in Hoi An and kept almost intact. But this old house is over 150 years old.

+ Cu Lao Cham Island

This island is one of the most popular destinations for visitors to Hoi An. The wild, blue water as the jade is a great attraction to many visitors when coming here. You can find out more about Cu Lao Cham Island

There are also many other interesting attractions that I have not explored. Only the fact that you can discover all the places that you will not see through the posts shared on the network.

5. Dining in Hoi An
+ Chicken Rice

With its unique flavor, Hoi An chicken rice is made from fragrant, delicious and flexible rice that has been carefully selected by chefs. Processed chicken is young and soft chickens, tender and fragrant meat.

To enjoy this special dish you can visit the following address:

+Ba Boi chicken rice
Address: 22 Phan Chu Trinh, Minh An, Hoi An
Time to sell from 11h to about 19h is the end of the meal, if you want to eat you must hurry to come soon

+Chicken rice Ty
Address: 23 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An City
Chicken Flavors
Address: Kiet (Alley, Alley) Sica, 48 Le Loi, Hoi An

+ Donuts
Walking along the streets you’ll find carts that sell delicious donuts and eye candy. These cakes cost about 5000 VND. You should enjoy when to Hoi An.

+ Corn Gem
In the afternoon and evening, walking through the streets you will find it difficult to meet the street vendors selling the delicious Gem bowls.

+ “Cao Lau” Hoi An
No doubt, Cao Lau is a dish associated with Hoi An ancient town. And only eat Cao Lau here you will feel the good taste of Cao Lau really.

There are so many good foods in Hoi An that I myself have not tried all. So hopefully when you go there will enjoy. And will sharing more with everyone will know more and more business, more experience when traveling in Hoi An.

You can Book Online Hotel at Hoi An on Agoda.

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