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Hoi An Free Tours
Ranked #9 of 157 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 25, 2012

I would whole-heartedly recommend this tour for anyone looking for something a bit different than the usual tourist haunts. A lovely bikeride with outstanding company from 5 or so Danang City University Students! They're enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and you get to see loads!! My only comment--I found it a little difficult to get in touch beforehand and to locate them on the day. Email seems to be best. Dont give up!

5  Thank B R
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Reviewed December 18, 2012

This section includes some free self-guided sightseeing tours of Hoian that can be easily done in a day. All you need is your bicycle. Thanks for guys

4  Thank David1478
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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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