Hoai river peaceful in Hoi An ancient town
Posted by Lương Đồng on 12th September 2015
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Whether in the early morning, evening or late night, the small boats here always bring the special experiences in life of this town to the visitors.

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Hoai River is a tributary of the Thu Bon River running through Hoi An. With inhabitants in particular and tourists in general, this river is an inseparable symbol of the old town. Not only that, this little and peaceful river still attaches to lives of many people here. Their main occupation is boating, taking tourists to go sightseeing.

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A day on the river usually starts early in the morning. With the desire to see sunrise, many visitors often go to the marina early. Therefore, the people here have to prepare in advance. When there are clients, they are ready to go.

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A floating river trip is priced from 30,000 to 50,000 vnd. You will be traveling for 30 minutes around the town. With larger delegations, the price is about 100,000 vnd.

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One of the most attractive point here is the boats are not using engine. This makes visitors feel most clearly the ancient, simple and close strokes in here.

The tourists can not only admire the beauty of Hoi An, but also hear many daily interesting stories from the boatman together with the sound of rowing amidst the restful space. The impression of a peaceful land in each one is therefore filled up.

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At any time of the day, you can see the small passenger boat on the river. Whether in sunny early morning, sunset….

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or when the night falls down, if guests want, the ferryman here are always willing to push the boat to leave the dock.

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If you get a chance, try to sail on the Hoai river in the evening. Especially in the night of flower, you can buy a small flower at VND10,000 to drop into the water. Along with the lights from the houses, the river becomes sparkling like fairy tales.

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A little corner of Hoi An seen from a small boat.

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Source: All Vietnam

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