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🚲🚲Hoi An Craft Experience On A Bike Tour To Kim Bong Carpentry Village Like No Other!

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Registered on May 25, 2023

Xin Chào/ Hello Guruwalk friends! I'm Nhan, a local tour guide born and raised in Hoi An, Vietnam. Sharing the rich history and culture of my homeland with visitors brings me great pleasure. Whether you're interested in exploring the culture or savoring Vietnamese cuisine, I'm confident that I can provide an unforgettable tour experience with my friendly personality and local expertise. So, let's discover the beauty of Hoi An and beyond together!

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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

Description

Cam Kim is a scenic rural island that is almost entirely free of tourists. This pleasant ride gives the cyclist a fantastic sampling of the countryside of Vietnam, meandering through stunning rural scenes, rice paddies, villages, fields of water buffalo, and local life. Cam Kim Bicycle Tour aims to provide unusual tours that create memories that will remain with you forever. Our tour experiences are heightened by the absence of souvenir sellers along the route so that all you see are the REAL friendly Vietnamese faces. It is truly local culture exploration. 

 📍 Important Notes:
  • Bicycle (You can either take the bike at your hotel or we can help you to rent them at 30,000 VND/ bike (~1.5USD). You need to reserve in advance. 


  Highlights:
  • Explore the REAL countryside of Vietnam.
  • Interact with local people.
  • Discover REAL Vietnamese local life.
  • Visit Kim Bong Carpentry Village, making boat workshop.
  • Visit Duy Vinh sleeping mat village, rice paper factory, and many rice fields.
  • Many photo opportunities.
  • Unique experience.
 General Tour Information:
  • Hidden fees: NO
  • Transportation: Bicycle
  • Difficulty level: Easy and Light  
  • Duration: 3 hours (08:30 am – 11:30 am).
  • Distance: 9 kilometers (The whole trip). 
 Itinerary: 
  • At first, your tour guide will guide you on a 20-minute cycling journey from the busy city center to the stunning rural area of Hoi An. During the journey, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the surroundings, including beautiful and peaceful natural scenes such as rice fields, buffaloes, cows, and rivers, as well as receive warm smiles and greetings from local residents.
  • Then, we will visit Huynh Ry’s handicraft workshop. Huynh Ry is the last person who has been maintaining traditional carpentry since the Vietnam War in 1975. You will see talented craftsmen carving furniture items from wood and creating pretty cute souvenirs.
  • You will also have the chance to try your hand at wood carving by sculpting your own name and then bring your creation home with you.
  • Lastly, the most interesting part in the village is learning how to make rice paper-noodles and weave sleeping mats with locals in their houses. They will demonstrate the process step by step, and then you will have the opportunity to try it yourself. Additionally, you will have a great chance to interact with them, sharing many interesting stories and learning about their customs.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    108 Trần Hưng Đạo, Phường Cẩm Phổ, Hộ...
    108 Trần Hưng Đạo, Phường Cẩm Phổ, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam
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    108 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoi An, Quang Nam

  • 1
    Outside visit
    108 Trần Hưng Đạo
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Cẩm Kim
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Kim Bồng

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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4.87
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4.93
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4.89
Quality
4.89
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4.97
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Claire 22 May 2024
Manchester

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Travelled alone - May 2024
So fun, we went to a place I would have never visited on my own and although I was a bit worried I wouldn't keep up and find the ride too long it was a good length and the instructor will wait for you if you're a bit slower! I thoroughly enjoyed meeting the people who do these crafts and it really felt authentic
Emma 01 May 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Encantados en conocer la cultura y tradiciones locales a través de experimentar haciendo diferentes talleres nosotros mismos. Ayuda mucho a darle más valor y cariño al país y al resto del viaje. La gente local muy amable así como nuestro guía. Muchas gracias Eric! Lo recomendamos :)
Dana 24 Apr 2024
Olesh

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
We had a really good time! Aric was so nice and smiling , he explained intresting stuff and answer all of our questions. The road was nice, all the people we met were great and welcoming. I was a little doubtful that you can see countri side in cycling-distance from Hoi-an, but it did feel like that. Very refreshing from the big city and highly recommend (:
Ylenia 12 Apr 2024
Amman

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Il tour è stato brillante, interattivo e divertente! Assolutamente consigliato!
Jo Squid 06 Apr 2024
Singapore

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Highly recommended. Lots of fun/informative activities, route takes you through some scenic places. Group size was good. Besides the guide's enthusiasm, I really appreciate that he had a good rapport with the local families we visited. It was nice to see that they were happy to have us visit (and we weren't just another group of tourists disturbing their daily lives).
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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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