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Hoi An Free Tours
Ranked #9 of 159 Outdoor Activities in Hoi An
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: "Hoi An Free Tour" is a local university students organization who offer as free bicycle tours to unexplored countryside in Hoi An such as Kim Bong Village, Tra Que Vegetable Village and Cam Thanh Water Coconut Palm Village. You can bike around villages and see stunning rural scenes, rice paddies, fishing villages, fields of water buffalo and Bamboo Bridge. You will learn and get many insides which are never written on guide books. It's all about a cultural exchange and giving the volunteer students opportunities to practice their English language skills through outdoor activities
Reviewed December 2, 2012

Just spent a great morning with the University students. Great way to se another side of Hoi An. The students are very informative, you Can ask them anything about the vietnamese culture or personal questions. Will recommand the trip for anyone, especially young people. Worth mentioning is that the trip costs 50.000 vnd but all the money are spent on ferry fees and local donations to the plages you visit.

6  Thank Julie9700
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Reviewed November 26, 2012

This is a great free tour conducted by local university students who want a chance to practice their English. We took a bike ride around Cam Kim Island near Hoi An and got to see how traditional handicrafts are made. On the way, we shared interesting stories with the students and learned about modern Vietnamese life. Although the tour and sights were excellent, my favorite part of the trip was interacting with the local students. They do ask for a donation at the end of the tour, but it is not for the students. They use this donation to rent bicycles and create marketing materials to promote the program.

This is a must do in Hoi An.

5  Thank Miranda P
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Reviewed November 22, 2012

This tour was fantastic and was a welcomed rest from being pushed into buying anything. The students were amazing young people with a good understanding of English. They were very informative and it was obvious that they wanted to be doing the tour with us. The two boys Man & long were very friendly and took up our offer to come to lunch with us. All in all one of my favorite days in Hoi An to date.

If you enjoy biking and would like to learn some information about Hoi An i would highly recomend this tour!!!!

8  Thank Misssyv11
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

We expected a bike trip with much commercial and selling stuff, but it was a pleasure to ride with the students without any presure to buy anything.
The english of the students was good and its fun to hear the storys of the history of hoi an en the daily lives of the student im vietnam.

7  Thank Beafafiani
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Superb little tour, run by ethusiastic students who just want to pracitice their English! They are extremely friendly and welcoming. Best of all we were in a tiny group (4 guests, 3 hosts) which meant we could really interact and get to know them well. We visited various village homes to get a taste of local life and made a small donation at each. At the end of the tour we sat and had coffee with our guide which was a lovely way to end the tour. You must do this when in Hoi An!

7  Thank beantravelling88
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