A cycling tour of Hoi An on the Vietnam private tour is a great delight and a perfect way to see and learn more about the local countryside and community. Hoi An is an old town that is cycle friendly and it is possible to see most things travelling by bicycle or on foot. Cycling along the quiet roads is relatively safe and gives picturesque views of the local landscape.
Cycle the quiet roads to admire the gorgeous scenery
Visit the Tra Que village to chat and meet the local people who work in the fields
Ride a friendly water buffalo for a unique experience
Learn about the daily lives of the local families and taste their food, including the rice wine
Stop by the river and try rowing one of the bamboo basket boats
Best time to visit
The best time to cycle the quiet roads of Hoi An is from February to July when the weather is warm and sunny. Even though Hoi An has agreeable weather year-round, there is a higher risk of rainy weather for the rest of the year. Try to arrive for the cycle tour on the Vietnam family tour before the rainy season begins.
The flat, yet varied Hoi An countryside makes it a very enticing place to jump on bicycle and explore the local area. Pedal along the roads skirting the beach, through rice fields, past 18th-century shop houses and narrow alleys. A journey to places like Cua Dai and An Bang beach is relatively flat and straightforward. Also, a cycling tour gives easy access to other places such as the Tra Que vegetable village, an island like Cam Nam, pagodas and the pottery village.
While independent travel is a practical choice through the region, a cycling tour organized by a Vietnam travel agent makes it possible to tackle the more challenging routes, and seeing the less travelled and hidden spots to give a greater insight to local life.
An expert local guide knows the best places and routes to travel. Plus, they have the knowledge of the back roads to offer the more peaceful time that is away from the most popular routes that can get congested with tourist traffic. A great advantage of this is the ability to see the truly authentic side of this captivating country.
Hiring a bicycle for a day is relatively cheap and is easily parked up when stopping to explore places by foot. The majority of the hotels and hostels rent out or include a free bicycle for their guests. Plus, the bicycles are permitted in more places, such as the historic quarters, where the motorbikes are prohibited. Also, it will cost more to park the motorbike.
A cycling tour of Hoi An is a great way to get fully immersed in the commerce, history and culture of the city. These tours are designed to be easily accessible for all ages, from kids to adults. Even though the tour is a short distance from Hoi An, it is really appreciated for those wishing to travel the rural scenery that is outside the major tourist zone.