🏆🥇 Hoi An Ancient Town - Free Walking Tour

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on February 18, 2022

Hello, We are Momo Travel. A group of Vietnamese based in Hoi An. We have different backgrounds as Tour Guides, Teachers, NGO worker who speak fluent English and love to share our culture with people from all over the world. We've created these unique experiences from our Heart-Head-Hand of walking around the Old Town, trying Vietnamese foods, learn about the local life in a most fun-interactive way to bring travelers an authentic experience. We are open-minded and happy to host you. Join our tour we will discover Hoi An hidden gems together. Let's explore Hoi An like never before!

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Join us for a walk in the old town at this season, where a little rain won't dampen your spirits; in fact, it can transform your experience into something truly unforgettable. Picture the glistening streets and the soothing rhythm of raindrops adding a unique dimension to the town's ancient charm. It's an opportunity to witness Hoi An from a perspective few have the chance to explore.

Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of Vietnam's most renowned ancient towns, has a rich history dating back to the 16th century when it thrived as a bustling trading port for the Chinese, Japanese, and Europeans.
Dive deep into the local cultures, immersing yourself in stories only known to the locals. But we don't stop there; we take you beyond the standard narratives by sharing contemporary insights, observations, and our personal opinions to provide you with a well-rounded perspective.

Here are some of the fantastic places we'll explore together:

  • Japan Culture Ancient House
  • Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda
  • Cantonese Assemble Hall
  • Kazik Park
  • Vinh Hung Heritage Hotel
  • Quan Thang Ancient House
  • Performance Art Center
  • Hoi An Central Market

Join us for a fun, interactive, and unforgettable journey!

As echoed in over 500 reviews, we highly recommend joining this tour upon your arrival in town. And as a special treat, at the tour's conclusion, we'll send you a PDF packed with local recommendations for food, activities, and valuable discount coupons for services like spas, tailors, food vendors, craft beer spots, and more (exclusively for Momo's guests).

Insider Tips:

  • Please note that according to UNESCO regulations in Hoi An, entrance tickets are required for access to UNESCO attractions, priced at $5 (120,000 VND) per ticket.
  • Our tour operates rain or shine, so come prepared for any weather.
  • This tour operates on a tip basis, allowing you to pay what you feel is appropriate.
  • Guide to tipping: Consider tipping between 230,000 - 250,000 VND per person (Nice); 300,000 VND - 400,000 VND per person (Great); or more than 500,000 VND per person (Awesome). Your generosity is greatly appreciated!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    125 Phan Chu Trinh, Phường Minh An, H...
    125 Phan Chu Trinh, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam
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    We will stand at the meeting point 125 Phan Chu Trinh street

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    Outside visit
    125 Phan Chu Trinh

    Next to 125 Phan Chu Trinh, you will see an alley with a little open space. Our guide will be there.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Ticket Counter

    Hoi An is a UNESCO Heritage Site that requires a ticket to go into the attractions. Together we will buy tickets to contribute to preserving this ancient town.

  • 3
    Entrance not included
    Nhà trưng bày Văn hóa Nhật Bản - Japanese Culture Gallery

    Hoi An is multicutural influenced. You will get a timeline, and history of the town before Hoi An belong to Vietnam. And discover the first community, Japan that used to be part of Hoi An culture.

  • 4
    Entrance not included
    Japanese Covered Bridge

    A symbol of Hoi An built in 1590, a mystery place with a legend living here.

  • 5
    Entrance not included
    Hội quán Quảng Đông (Cantonese Assembly Hall)

    Immerse into the history, architecture, religion, and stories of the trading port influences from Chinese immigrants.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Charming alleys

    Walk through hidden charming alleys, we will explain some interesting secret points at only local know.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    French Quarter

    French has been to Hoi An for 100 years and they still have an impact, we will show you how to recognize different country building base on the designs, how did we preserve the town in the Vietnam War, why everything was yellow, etc.

  • 8
    Entrance not included
    Quan Thang Ancient House

    Visiting the oldest house in the old town, observe how local families have been living here for 9 generations with untold stories that happened here, from the past to contemporary.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Hoi An Traditional Art Performance House

    A break in a fully AC room to cool down and entertain with traditional performances using folklore instruments we are sure you won't see before. Also, attend a bingo game where we have a change to win a prize and bring the gift home.

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Chợ Hội An

    Get to see a real Hoi An life at the market where you will meet our lovely ladies, the secrets of long live, healthy in terms of mental and physical will be revealed. Be ready to taste some food too.

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    Outside visit
    Ending point

    End the tour after discovering the heart of Hoi An ancient town by the gate at New Market. Receive PDF Local Recommendations and reward your Guru with a fair tip.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Kulvinder 06 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Annie was an energetic andamazing guide. Local to the areas she had lots of facts and historical knowledge which made the tour informtive and a true learning experiemce. The time went by very quickly all though it rained on and off we thouroughly enjoyed the walk around Hoi An. Thanks Annie for being our guide
Elena 06 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Q è molto brava come guida. Il suo inglese è perfetto e la visita al centro storico era piena di informazioni interessanti.
Diana 05 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Great walking tour. Many thanks.
Carl 05 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
English: A very informative tour. We learned a lot about the life, history and culture of the Vietnamese people. Annie the tour leader explained very well and answered all questions. She treated us like personal friends and provided us with many other tips. We recommend. Deutsch: Eine sehr informative Tour. Wir haben viel über das Leben, Geschichte und die Kultur von der vietnamesischen Bevölkerung gelernt. Annie die Tour-Leiterin hat sehr gut erklärt und ist auf alle Fragen eingegangen. Sie hat uns wie persönliche Freunde behandelt und mit vielen weiteren Tipps versorgt. Sehr zu empfehlen.
Justin 05 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Nov 2023
Our tour was incredible. Very informative and Anny did a fantastic job explaining the sights and culture of Hoi An. Her English was very good as well. Would rate this tour 10/10
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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