1. Tra Que Vegetable Village
Coming to Hoi An, you must be very impressed with dishes such as chicken rice, bread, Cao Lau, Quang noodles… Did you know that the spices in these delicious dishes are all taken from the floating village of clean vegetables? language – Tra Que vegetable village or not?
Located 2km northeast of Hoi An center, Tra Que village is famous for growing vegetables, especially herbs. Visiting Hoi An, do not forget to take some time to visit this famous vegetable village.
The vegetable land of the village was formed more than 300 years ago, to this day it has been reduced to about dozens of hectares of garden land and has become one of the main occupations bringing economic resources to the people here. Those who have tried Tra Que vegetables must admit that the vegetables here are more delicious than vegetables in other places. Villagers said, this is because vegetables are fertilized from seaweeds from the Hoai River, not chemical fertilizers.
Visiting Tra Que vegetable village, you can go early in the morning, to take advantage of the fresh, peaceful atmosphere to breathe and see the lush, green curls of vegetables. You can also chat with the farmers, ask about how to take care of vegetables, ask them to harvest together, try the experience of watering vegetables. In addition, in the village, there are also restaurants serving specialty dishes and Tra Que fresh vegetables for visitors such as pancakes, salads…
2. Cam Thanh seven-acre coconut forest
A second destination that you should not miss when coming to Hoi An is the seven-acre coconut forest. The coconut forest is only about 7 km from the center of Hoi An, so it is very convenient to move. This attraction also only takes about half a day to be able to visit all.
To the coconut forest, you will have to pay a small entrance fee, then a basket boat rental fee (about 100 – 120 thousand VND per basket for 2 people). Boat rental price includes the oarsman cum tour guide.
Visiting the coconut forest, you will have the opportunity to see the immense nipa palm trees, enjoy cultural performances and performances such as modern singing, Quang’s singing, boat dancing, fishing net pulling performance, etc. Boat ride around the coconut forest. If it’s the right season for coconuts, you also have the opportunity to try the delicious coconut sesame sauce.
3. Cham Island
Cu Lao Cham is an island in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, located about 15 km east of the mainland. This island possesses a cool year-round climate, rich ecosystems and pristine and charming beaches, so it is a tourist destination that attracts both domestic and foreign tourists.
To get to Cu Lao Cham, you can go to Cua Dai port, buy a canoe ticket (about 400-450 thousand round-trip tickets) and from there take a canoe straight to Cu Lao.
Cu Lao Cham is very beautiful, the most beautiful from March to September. At this time, the weather on the island is beautiful, with little rain, very suitable for visiting and participating in exploring activities here.
Coming to Cu Lao Cham, you must definitely enjoy seafood here. Seafood in Cu Lao indigo is 100% natural because the salinity of sea water here is not suitable for artificial farming. The dishes you should try such as stone crab, her breast snail, squid, crab, crab …
Cu Lao Cham has another “specialty”, which is diving to see corals. When participating, you will be fully equipped with life jackets, diving goggles and instructions on how to breathe and how to aim. So rest assured that whether you know how to swim or not, you can still comfortably admire the beautiful coral reefs and marine species below.
In addition, do not forget to visit the beautiful beaches, blue water, clear water such as Ong beach, Lang beach, Xep beach, Chong beach, Huong beach, etc. Here you will be spoiled for immersion in cool water, banishing melt the heat of the sweltering summer and enjoy the fresh air.
If you and your friends rent a motorbike to go for a walk on the sea, you should remember to visit relics such as the ancient well of Chawmpa – which provides fresh water for the entire island whether it is dry season or rainy season; Hai Tang Pagoda at the foot of Hon Lao Mountain stands out with the set of the Three Worlds Buddhas and the statue of Shakyamuni sitting on the Lotus. Finally, remember to visit Tan Hiep market located right next to the pier area.
This is the main trading place of the island. When visitors come here, they can choose and buy any specialties, freshest seafood and souvenirs as gifts at quite cheap prices.