Hoi An is a great destination for your trip to Vietnam. The appeal of this town never seems to ease or fail to strike its visitors. Within in this little town, you can take a lot of activities. We will give you an iconic list of things to do in Hoi An.

Easy ride along the streets of Hoi An

Hoi An is quite small, therefore the most suitable means to navigate this town is to go by bike. The main part of the town is restricted for motorbike and car, only bikes are allowed. Or you can extend your trip to the countryside which is about 9 kilometer from the city center. If the center town of Hoi An offer you a great and unique experience, going further to the nearby land, you could explore a more typical atmosphere and scenery of Vietnam’s rural area with immerse paddy field and tranquil villages.

Cooking Class

A cooking class is one of the must-try in Hoi An. Hoi An has a particularly delicious, and unique cuisine. People in Hoi An has a sophisticated taste for food, and they will be perfect cooking teachers for us. A cooking class in Hoi An also include the ingredient-purchasing part. You can learn how to make spring rolls, sizzling pancakes, pho and beef noodles. These classes are available in almost every restaurant in Hoi An.


It is misleading to think that going to Hoi An means confining yourself in a small town and spend the whole time going around its quaint streets. Next to Hoi An, there are some incredible beaches which are no less beautiful as other national-famous beaches. An Bang or Cua Dai is two beautiful beaches which will add to your Hoi An holiday cool beach vibe.

Explore Hoi An cuisine

This is one of the best parts of your trip to Hoi An. Hoi An is a desired destination partly because it can meet both of the traveling priorities: the food and the scene. Cao lau, mi Quang, com ga, banh xeo are eminent names of the Hoi An cuisine, all of which are must-eat. Many of the dishes here, such as mi Quang could not be found in anywhere else, even it did, there is no way it could be better than the original dish of Hoi An.

Lantern Festival

As you might know, Hoi An is famously known as the town of lanterns. People in Hoi An traditionally celebrate the full-moon by releasing lit lanterns into the water of the river. This festival is held once a month, on the 15th day according to the Lunar calendar. The whole town will be cut off electricity in order to adore the moon.

If you can manage to complete this list, you can leave Hoi An without any regret.