Tipped to be one of the most memorable and magical experiences one can have on a Hoi An vacation the wide variety of river cruise options available to visitors makes Hoi An a popular destination for those with a love of water bound exploration. Visitors based in a Hoi An river resort the likes of the Anantara Hoi An Resort can sign up for a river cruise experience offered by the hotel or have the resort make a booking for a river cruise on the magnificent Thu Bon river on their behalf.
Holidaymakers can select a package from the large number of activity and sightseeing incorporated cruise options in Hoi An which can also be further divided into sunset cruises, day cruises, night cruises and dinner cruises. Regardless of which type of river excursion experience one selects visitors can be guaranteed a grand time taking in the sights and sounds on either side of this iconic river which flows through Hoi An much like the Seine does across Paris and the Thames across the British capital.
Offering visitors breathtaking and comprehensive views of the Hoi An township, the river cruises will also include stopovers at popular pit stops along the banks of the river including the traditional pottery village of Thanh Ha. Credited with having produced some of the region’s top construction materials and exquisite pottery creations for over four and a half centuries, this well known artisan hub is not the only point of interest located along the river cruise’s winding route.
Other stopovers will include an exploration of the wood carving hamlet of Kim Bong. Travellers who wish to combines a scrumptious Vietnamese meal with a river cruise experience can opt for a dinner cruise while those with a flair for cooking can also combine a cooking demonstration with a cruise tour. Bike tours of the countryside also feature a boat trip along the Thu Bon river while sunset cruises are the river tour option preferred by couples and romantic souls in search of the perfect end to a day of sightseeing around Hoi An with a cruise along its principal body of water during the day’s most magical hour.
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