Hoi An is a great place to chill, meet people and have fun. So, save yourself some time skimming through reviews and try our way through the city.
1. Where to stay?
As a famous tourist city, most tourists are foreigners, so homestay and accommodation services in Hoi An are very developed. It is not difficult to find cheap hotels in Hoi An. Prices are from affordable to high class, average from 200 to 600k / night. In Hoi An, there is a dorm room for those who travel to Hoi An. Hoi An tourist self-sufficiency wants to save maximum cost only from $ 5 to luxury resort.
This is the most popular accommodation model in Hoi An with many hotel groups to choose from, from small hotels located close to the centre to luxury hotels and high-end resorts by the sea. Depending on the purpose of the trip, you can choose the hotel that best suits.
Models of community stay, activities and accommodation with local people. However, in reality, the homestay model is almost no different from the hotel, there is a better design and there are common living spaces in the house for groups of tourists to interact with each other.
2. Where to eat?
Best Backpackers Breakfast in Hoi An
For breakfast there is one of the legendary Vietnamese burgers, banh mi for only 20,000 VNV (US $ 0.80) This golden French bread is filled with pork pâté, grilled pork, American hamburger, mayonnaise and a mixture of Vietnamese herbs and chutney, it's worth a try in Hoi An even if you already have one. There is a bread stand in almost every corner here, but the best is by far Banh Mi Phuong.
Best lunch options
For lunch, head straight to Central Market's food court. It was an experience you didn't want to miss. Here, you will find 24 stalls offering attractive specialities of Hoi An, priced from 20,000 VND - 50,000 VND (USD 0.80 to USD 2). Some dishes that you should try when coming to Hoi An or any central province of Vietnam: Cao Lau, fried mussel crackers, chicken rice, wet rolls rolled with a barbecue, duck cake, Quang noodles ...
Fortunately, there are quite a few vegetarian options here. However, if you are craving a vegan restaurant that fits your budget to Ba Dam. This buffet-style restaurant has a variety of vegetables and soy meat ranging from VND 20,000 to VND 40,000 (USD 0.80 to USD 1.7).
Best Dinner Options when Backpacking in Hoi An
For dinner, visit the Hoi An Night Market to try some delicious local snacks like Vietnamese pizza, skewers of meat and coconut candies. Expected to pay no more than 30,000 VND (1.30 USD) for most of the snacks you will find here. But keep your appetite for Charlie's Market Restaurant, located just across the hidden stands. This is one of the most famous restaurants in town with exquisite dishes and a high price. Here you can watch the chefs prepare your food to perfection.
3. What should you do in Hoian?
Spend an evening in the old town
The old town is a beautiful place, UNESCO recognized, a traditional Asian commercial port definitely worth a visit. The best time to wander through narrow alleys is around sunset. Make sure you come here while there is still light, so you can admire its traditional wooden architecture. When night falls, walk along the river. It is vision and colourful lanterns that will take your breath away.
Hai Van pass
This is really fun! Basically, we are talking about going on the most impressive scenic road in Vietnam. BBC's Top Gear describes it as an abandoned ribbon of perfection and one of the best coastal roads in the world. So rent a motorbike or book a guided tour and enjoy this once in a complete opportunity.
Cycling on rice fields at sunset
This is the perfect way to get lost in the beautiful countryside of Hoi An. Get along with your friends, a bike and a camera and go! Let your soul relax with its beauty. Fields like blue silk in the sunset is a bit pink, a little red of the sun. The peaceful and romantic beauty of this place will make you feel wonderful.
Hoi An’ café
Start your day with a cup of coffee. You know Vietnam is the world of coffee, so there are many options for you about this drink. A cup of traditional dark coffee or some sweet milk coffee. Or more creative you can choose and try egg coffee, coconut cream coffee ... Let's temporarily forget cappuccinos, espressos, macchiatos ... to enjoy a cup of coffee in Vietnamese style.
Starting at your hostel, most of them offer free drinks or 1 for 1 on photos, mixers and/or beers around 5ish - 7ish. Then you have three options depending on the distance you want to go. The Old Town, An Bang Beach and in the middle.
Hoi An is an ideal place to relax, unwind and have a great time with travellers from around the world. Hope you will have a wonderful time in Vietnam.
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