KIM BONG VILLAGE CYCLING – HALF DAY TOUR
(3 – 4 hours, 10 km)
Famed throughout Vietnam for the consummate skills of its wood workers, the village of Kim Bong in Cam Kim Commune is reached by a scenic fifteen minute boat ride across the Thu Bon River from Hoi An. Generations of artisans have for centuries produced wooden ships, boats, furniture, sculptures and carvings here, and also contributed to the restoration of historic Hoi An and former Imperial capital, Hue. Cycle around Kim Bong village, you will have chance to explore the agricultural & natural waterway sights in the nomal life of local farmers, and surrounding landscape of this charming village.
Itinerary: We take a short walk from your hotel in ancient town of Hoi An to Bach Dang pier. Then a morning transfer via boat brings you to Kim Bong where the descendants of four gifted crafting families have been perfecting their skills since the 15th century. Hop on a bicycle for a guided tour of the village shipbuilding yard, temples, and workshops. Admire the fine craftsmanship practiced at Kim Bong such as: mats weaving & coracle boats making, and pass through scenic countryside with paddy fields and a bamboo bridge. Your tour also includes a refreshing sample of local seasonal fruits and produce. Back to Hoian by boat, end of tour.
Dear guest, please note that a percentage of the price you pay will go to a local community fund to help Kim Bong villagers improve their products. Especially, during this tour you will pass the kindergarten of this local hamlet, so presents (pencil, notebook …) for them are a good deed to help them get the better learning result.
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Inclusions: Visiting fees, English speaking guide, Boat, Bicycle, Snack with local food & fruit (seasonal), Mineral water & wet tissue.
Exclusions: Insurance, Personal expenses, Tip; Car transfers from outside hotels/resorts to central city.
Important Notice: Cycling tours are organized for amateur cyclists with normal local bikes and without amenities for professional cyclists. There is no car or van escort during cycling. Professional biker can contact us here for a customized bike tour.