Da Nang (Hue), Vietnam
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Approximately 7 Hours
Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
As you leave the pier, you'll drive past colonial-style buildings in the city center and follow a country road into the heart of rural Da Nang.
Visit Tra Que Vegetable Village, bordered by De Vong River and Tra Que Lagoon. Find out about the cultivation, care and harvest of the many vegetables and herbs grown here.
Continue with a stroll through history in Old Town Hoi An. It is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional South-East Asian trading port.
Hear more about its origins as you explore the charming streets on foot with your knowledgeable guide.
The Hoi An Museum displays objects from trade times.
Watch the skyline for a kaleidoscope of architecture from Japan, India, China and Portugal, whose merchants all once inhabited this village.
Step inside the Phuc Kien Temple, built in honor of Thien Hau -- Goddess of the Sea. Nearby is a Japanese covered bridge. See one of the ancient houses of Hoi An before returning to the port.
Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.