As we know, Hoi An is located in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam. Hence, Hoi An, a peaceful and old city in Central Vietnam, is one of the most popular tourist sites in the country, attracting visitors from all over the world. UNESCO designated Hoi An Vietnam as a World Heritage Site in 1999. This to explain why Hoi An is such a popular tourist destination in Vietnam. Architecture, gastronomy, and tailoring may, nevertheless, be the three most unique aspects in Hoi An Town.

During the 17th and 18th centuries, Hoi An was an international commercial port, serving as a meeting point for trade ships from Japan, China, and the West, which had a significant impact on its design. The architecture of Hoi An is therefore a beautiful blend of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese influences. It is densely packed with many pagodas, temples, and antique dwellings that wear their distinct stamp, making it unique and unlike any other destination in Vietnam. To help you explore Hoi An Day Tour from Tien Sa port or Chan May port, Premium Travel Vietnam organizes Hoi An Day Trip from Cruise Ship.


To begin with, our guide and car will come to pick you up at Chan May or Tien Sa port and we start our Hoi An Day Trip From Cruise Ship.

Our car leads you through rustic charming villages of Vietnam and you can feel how beautiful the country is! We then go by Da Nang city with high rises and nice beach of My Khe. So, we will stop at Marble Mountains on our way. Thus, this spot is a cluster of five marble peaks which symbolize for five elements in Oriental concept: Water, Wood, Fire, Metal and Earth.

hoi an day trip from cruise ship

Huyen Khong cave – Marble Mountains

On reaching Water mount, we then take elevator up and wander around the place and visit 7-level Xa Loi Pagoda. Following that is a visit to Linh Ung temple with pretty decorations. Then moving on the tour, we then head to Van Thong cave and then finally with impressive visit to the former hospital cave in the war – Huyen Khong cave. So, this cave is the best one and the nicest cave with all stalagmites coming out in different shapes. Furthermore, this cave is more solemn with a mixture of sunlight, incense and smoke turning it into a illusory atmosphere for everyone.

To carry on Hoi An Day Trip from Cruise Ship, we then walk down and back to the car and then we transfer you to Hoi An ancient town.


Lovely Hoi An ancient town


At arriving in Hoi An ancient town, we then stroll around this lovely town and visit some sightseeings. First, we are off to Hoi An market for you to taste flavor of all ingredients and know lifestyle of Hoi An people. Following up is to Chinese Assembly Hall with strong Chinese influences. The temple was built by Chinese community for them to worship their forefathers as well as dedicating to some Gods such as Goddess of the Seas and God of Wealth…

Also, the temple has 3 separate parts with an open space in the middle for ventilation. Today, this spot attracts lots of local people to come and conduct their religious services.

Next, we are heading to an old former Merchant House in Hoi An city. Entering inside the house to admire skillful artwork of the family and interact with them to know how they live is an absolute experience for you.


Old House in Hoi An


The house in Hoi An has a mixture of 3 different architectures: Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. The front is used for sale while the middle for receiving sunlight and fresh air and the rear for collecting the goods.

Finishing up the tour, we then move to sightseeing Japanese Bridge. Thus, the bridge was built long time ago to link 2 main towns in Hoi An: China and Japan town. It has very strong Japanese influences with all wooden beams and columns. On both sides of the bridge are statues of monkeys and dogs while on the side is a temple built by the local people dedicating to God of Water. So, the bridge features the mixture of 3 architectures: Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese. Therefore, it becomes symbol for Hoi An people.

After that, you can have some free time and we come to meet up and transfer you back to the port. Eventually, our Hoi An Day Trip from Cruise Ship will finish here.

hoi an day trip from cruise ship

Japanese Bridge Hoi An


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Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– 4 – seat private car with air conditioning

– Experienced driver

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Cold water and wet tissue

– Lunch


– Travel insurance

– Other expenses

– Soft drinks and beverages

– Tips and gratuities

Things to bring Travel tip

-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers


In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Hoi An, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.


  • Tour departs from Chan May or Tien Sa port only and is conducted in a nice pleasant day. We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather.

Children policy

  • FOC for children under 5 years old
  • 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
  • Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old



Cruise ship landing at Chan May port


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Hoi AnAs you know, Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most popular tourist sites. Hence, this is a very peaceful and ancient city, listing on top of Vietnam’s tourist map. The town of Hoi An caters to guests of all tastes and from all continents. This small hamlet is the ideal contender for the tourism ministry Read more

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