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🏆🥇 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 with 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 Vietnam hidden gems together. Let's explore Vietnam 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, Don't let a little heat discourage you; it can turn your experience into something unforgettable. Picture the sunlit streets and occasional breezes providing relief, enhancing the town's charm. It's a chance to see Hoi An in a way few do. Enjoy the vibrant colors and lively atmosphere, and let us show you around. We'll make sure you stay cool with frequent indoor breaks.

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 900 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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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    79 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Phường Minh ...
    79 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam
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    Meeting point: 79 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Red Seal Ship Model. Our guides are recognized with a blue paper fan.

  • 1
    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.

  • 2
    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.

  • 3
    Entrance not included
    Japanese Covered Bridge

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

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Charming alleys

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

  • 5
    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.

  • 6
    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.

  • 7
    Entrance not included
    Fujian Assemble Hall

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

  • 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
    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.

  • 10
    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

1004 ratings
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4.93
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4.75
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4.88
Quality
4.85
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4.75
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Ketrina 12 Apr 2024
Townsville

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Very informative. Spoke with great knowledge of the area, people and sites visited. Would recommend this type of tour to others. Thank you
Justin 12 Apr 2024
New York

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
This tour was phenomenal. I was recommended this tour by a friend who was in Hoi An earlier this year. This was the best walking tour I’ve ever been on. Our guru June did an exceptional job teaching us about the city. I’ll recommend this to anyone who is looking for an amazing tour that teaches you about this great city.
Lidia 11 Apr 2024
Granada

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
No merece la pena pagar 10€ por el tour más la entrada al barrio que son otros 4€ más o menos. Pagas 14€ por un paseo que puedes dar perfectamente sin guía porque solo visitas dos lugares en los que la información que aporta el tour es muy genérica.
Regina 11 Apr 2024
Irvine

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
VINH spoke exceptional English, very clear and spoke in a pleasant manner, always checking for good volume. He provided good information and valuable local insight. He was also very mindful of finding shady spots, much appreciated on a sunny day. Take the tour, you won't be disappointed!
Sonia 11 Apr 2024
Badalona

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Explicaciones muy interesantes y convenientes. Muy buen inglés. Muy agradable.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
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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