What to do in Hoi An?

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Food guide to Hoi An

Riverside town”, “ancient houses” and “narrow streets” are words to describe Hoi An – an UNESCO heritage. While there is plenty see, it also boasts abundance of activities to indulge in. A peaceful town sets along the beautiful river usually illuminated by colorful lanterns at night, friendly local people and laid-back atmosphere make you never want to leave. Travelers can soak up the tranquility of the town when walking through every corners of the streets, and next explore the charm of vibrant café and restaurants, bars and boutique stores. You must spend time on to hit the beach and countryside of Hoi An to discover its hidden beauty. There are a lot of things to do but we have narrowed down to the can’t-miss activities! Read on to find out.

Vermicelli - Cao Lau is the foremost traditional Hoi An food.
Vermicelli – Cao Lau is the foremost traditional Hoi An food.

Cooking class Hoi An

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cooking-class-hoi-an

Hoi An cuisine remains the prominent among international culinary panorama thanks to its secretly unique recipes and renewed popularity of Vietnamese cuisine. You might want to pick up some tips at cooking class and bring it to your home. Gioan cooking class opens daily from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. You will be able to learn how to prepare several traditional Vietnamese dishes and how to combine ingredients.

Walking Food tour

Banh Cuon (Bánh Cuốn)
Banh Cuon (Bánh Cuốn)

Food is everywhere in Hoi An. Just step outside your hotel and you can easily find read-to-eat food sold by vendors or eateries. You can yourself go for a food tour or take a food tours for on-site Hoi An food guide. Eating authentic Hoi An food doesn’t to hit the mall or upscale restaurants, street eateries proffer hygienic food in exotic texture.  A food tour can start with Hoi An market where you can find everything from main-course food to snack food and fruits. Don’t miss to eat delicious food such as white rose, gridle cakes, banh mi Hoi An, sticky rice dumplings, coconut pancakes, Cao Lau noodle, My Quang, etc.. Next, head over to renowned restaurants which are featured on Tripadvisor as must-visit eating venues.

Cruise in Hoi An

Trang Bang Rice Paper
Trang Bang Rice Paper

Cruising can be a fantastic experience especially when you set a sail along Hoi An river. Sure boat tour is appealing yet the unique sights from quaint small houses, picturesque bridges to riverside dwellings are rare and worth-seeing. Cruise down the calm water while you tuck into sunshine and warm breeze. Sunset dinner cruise is ideal for those who looking for romance and intimacy.