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Outdoor Adventures: Hoi An

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Hoi An draws tourists from all around the globe thanks to its white sandy beaches, peaceful vibe, Chinese temples, and Japanese merchant houses. This beautiful town is now filled with tourist businesses such as hotels, bars, and travel agents. Tourists with any budget can enjoy everything that this town has to offer. Located in the center of Vietnam, this town is not only historic, but it also boasts a lot of outdoor adventures.  Travel a few kilometers further from the center, and you’ll find fantastic activities under the sun.

Bicycle Tours

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There is probably no better way to experience and explore this town than cycling through its photogenic alleyways and village paths. You can discover the unique side of Vietnam and get a glimpse of Hoi An. This tour offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of metropolitan cities. Don’t worry about traffic because the biking routes are usually in countryside areas away from the main roads. Children can also partake in this fun adventure because many tours offer small bikes. The land is pretty flat so it is an easy cycle.

Within a quick 10-minute ride from the town center, you can see farmers working in the paddy fields, fishermen in the river, and the beautiful landscape along with simple local life. If you don’t want to have a guided tour, you can simply rent a bicycle. Nearly everywhere offers bike rentals.

Farming and Fishing Tours

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Get in touch with the local life by joining farming and fishing activities instructed by local farmers and fishermen. This tour will give you an insight into agriculture. Cultivate the soil with a local farmer, enjoy the paddy fields with water buffaloes, and watch rice farmers tend their crops. When you go to the river, you can learn how to use fishing nets and ride basket boats. This is a fun and memorable family activity.

Kayaking or Canoeing

Kayak tour is the best way to explore the places that can only be reached from the water. Discover the true beauty of Thu Bn River, the river that plays an important role in the history of Hoi An. Witness the rural life on the river, where many fishing activities take place. You can still enjoy the river even if you don’t have any experience in kayaking, a guided tour in the Canadian canoes are available.  

Stand-Up Paddle Board

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If kayaking is not adrenaline pumping enough for you, Stand-Up Peddle Board might be the best choice. It is an easy but physically engaging activity. Wake up early and see the most beautiful sunrise you will ever see in your life. The long paddle board can be hard and intimidating at first, especially when you’re new to it. But with a little lesson and balancing, you will find it relatively easy to do. This tour is definitely a must if you visit Hoi An.

Diving

Of the coast of Hoi An is a diving paradise. With hundreds of different varieties of coral and fish swimming in the warm waters, the marine life will give you a memorable experience. The visibility around the diving sites is great, so you can enjoy the beauty of the underwater world. Multilingual instructors are ready to give you the best diving tour ever. Watch out for small jellyfish as they sting and leave a sore rash.…

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South East Asia Tours – Things To Keep In Mind


If you are planning for the South East Asia tours then you should be focused on lots of things. In the SE Asia, you can visit numerous places for spending the quality time. When you are going to visit such places then you need to be focused on various factors. You need to keep some basic things in mind that can help you in avoiding the issues and getting a better experience. In the upcoming points I’m going to mention some important ones.

Cash economy

In the South East part of Asia, mostly the individuals are considering the way of cash. In case you want to visit there then you should carry cash with. Another important factor is related to the payment of bills. These countries are available with cheap services. Due to it, no one needs to pay bills at higher rates.

Seat issue in public transport

The main factor about the public transport is the availability of seat. Mainly the trains and buses are overcrowded every time. Due to this particular condition, it becomes difficult to get a seat and complete the journey comfortably. On the other hand, if we talk about the buses then these may leave when they get complete full. Here, you may face delay in time.

Be careful

Key fact that may create issues for travelers in South East Asia is scams. There are different types of individuals available those are always becoming ready for trapping someone in the scams. You should be careful while traveling there and try to make decision by paying attention to various factors.

Humid

When anyone is going to travel to another place then he/she needs to get complete knowledge about the weather and associated factors. If we talk about the weather of South East Asia then it is completely humid. Due to it, you may face sweaty conditions there.

Currency conversion

The currency rate of South East Asian conditions is very low. Due to it, you should prefer the way of currency conversion first. In case you leave the country without changing the currency then it becomes difficult to convert it. You should forget to covert the remaining Asian currency to the US dollar.

Insect repellent

In these countries different types of insects are available. Mainly the mosquitoes are appearing as the biggest challenge. For preventing the mosquitoes there are various sources available such as – a specific net system for beds. Along with it, you should take insect repellent with as a precautionary measure.

Take shoes off

The SE Asian countries have numerous impressing and historic temples. There are lots of tourists are visiting such places for spending a good time and get interacted with history. When you are going to visit such places then you should keep two facts in mind. First, you need to take off shoes outside the temple. Another factor is related to the dressing style. You should wear clothes appropriately. As per the instructions of most of the temples, both boys and girls need to cover their knees and shoulders. …

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