Hoi An ancient town is a place that is no longer strange to domestic and foreign tourists. Coming here, in addition to walking along the city, watching the colorful lanterns, there are many other interesting things that you must definitely explore.
Interesting experiences in Hoi An you should try
Release the lanterns
If daytime is a great time for you to walk along the streets admiring the hundreds of years old houses, night is the time for visitors to immerse themselves in the lives of the people here. And dropping lanterns on Hoai River is one of the most impressive activities. Besides observing, you can mingle to decorate the light party on the river. Buy a beautiful little lamp and float it yourself along the water, then look at them and silently wish for good luck to come to you and your family. Surely you will want to stop the time to “sleep” in this peaceful, idyllic moment forever.
Enjoy Cao Lau
If Saigon has meatloaf, Hanoi has bun cha, Hoi An is famous for Cao Lau. This is a must-try dish when traveling to the old town. A bowl of high quality with full flavor of sour, spicy, salty and sweet essence of raw vegetables, fish sauce, meat, soy sauce mixed with crispy taste, the suddenness of noodles and fat has made many visitors drunk. wreck.
Floating on Hoai River at night
In the evening, go on a cruise with your family or friends on Hoai River to feel the idyllic, quiet night in the old town. The calm water surface will take you to the nooks and crannies of Hoi An that you have not yet set foot in in the morning. Looking up from under the boat, you will surely have a completely different feeling, the beautiful scenery is no different from the cities in Europe in foreign tours.
Eat the “best in the world” bread
In addition to Cao Lau, Hoi An is also famous for its famous sandwich. Once voted by many overseas magazines as one of the best breads in the world, the bread in Hoi An is truly impeccable. Like many other types of bread in Vietnam, Hoi An bread is made according to a very unique recipe, unmistakable. The fatty taste of pate, the flesh of pork, the crispiness of cucumber slices, the aroma of raw vegetables, the sweet and salty taste of the sauce, all blend together to create a wonderful loaf of bread.
Try toad coffee in Hoi An
One of the features that attracts visitors is sipping a cup of coffee by the roadside. Any time of the day is suitable for enjoying coffee in Hoi An. Visitors just need to stop at a roadside toad shop, order a cup of iced or hot milk coffee and then slowly enjoy it. While sipping a delicious cup of coffee, watching the flow of people pass by, once in a while, looking at the houses that have been tinged with time, visitors will feel strangely peaceful.
“Backpacking” Cu Lao Cham
About 15 km from the old town to the east, Cu Lao Cham is one of the places that should not be missed when traveling to Hoi An . With wild features and inherent beauty, Cu Lao Cham has made many tourists flutter. The interesting things when coming here you must definitely experience are snorkeling, watching the coral, making campfires, sleeping in homestays and especially enjoying delicious seafood.