Beginners Guide to Hoi An: 10 Things To Do

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Things to Know Before You Go:

Why Visit Hoi An?

Hoi An is an oasis in Vietnam that was much welcomed after 5 hectic days in Ho Chi Minh City. Hoi An in English translates to “peaceful meeting place” and I could not agree more. Our plan was to stay three days and we ended up staying a week and a half – I would have gladly spent a month here though! I’d recommend staying at least two days but many more if your time allows! The history, colorful architecture, and  of course the lanterns make Hoi An the perfect stop on your Vietnam Trip.

How to get to Hoi An?

Hoi An is a quick half hour taxi ride from the Da Nang International Airport. We arranged a shuttle through our Homestay which cost us around 400,000 VND ($18 USD).

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