8 Day Hoi An swim vietnam Experience
Day 1 Sat. (D)
Arrive Da Nang and after exiting immigration and customs be met by your driver waiting to greet you after your overnight flight. Approximately 40 mins Air conditioned transfer to your Villa accommodation in Hoi An. Free time awaiting all arrivals. This evening we have a welcome drink and briefing of weeks activities and issue of maps before heading to a group dinner.
Day 2 Sun. (B,L,D)
Morning walking food tour introducing both local street foods and speciality dishes of Hoi An and Vietnam whilst receiving an orientation of old town. Free afternoon to either explore old town or relax by the swimming pool. This evening for those that are participating in the Swim Vietnam volunteer program, we will meet the local swimming instructors for a quick briefing of the instruction procedures before all having a local dinner together to meet one another. If you're feeling in the mood perhaps after dinner you can join the instructors in one of their favourite pastimes? Karaoke!
Day 3 Mon. (B,L)
Today we have breakfast poolside at our Villa accommodation before heading off on our bicycles and catching a ferry to a local island where we will explore the countryside and make a number of stops watching locals go about their traditional crafts. Including a demonstration of making rice noodles and tofu with a local family before sitting down for lunch. After lunch, we make our way back to Hoi An where the afternoon and evening is free to make your own arrangements. Swim Vietnam participants cycle to the Swim Vietnam pool for our 3-6pm swim session.
Day 4 Tue. (B)
Today is a free day to spend as you see fit. Breakfast will be served at your leisure poolside. Perhaps you would like some clothes, shoes or bags custom made! Maybe some souvenir shopping or you might like to take an optional excursion to the ancient My Son Cham ruins or a tag along scooter tour of the countryside south of Hoi An? Free evening to wander the streets of the old town and inspect the night market and lantern shops. Swim Vietnam participants cycle to our 3-6pm swim session.
Day 5 Wed. (B,L)
Swim Vietnam participants will cycle to the 7.30-10.30 swim session and will stop for a true local breakfast experience along the way. All other participants are encouraged to also join in with this local breakfast stop. After breakfast, the morning is free for you to relax before our lunchtime air conditioned transfer to our afternoons activities where you will participate in a Vietnamese cooking class. Don't forget your bathers/swimmers as after the class you will have the opportunity for a swim in the ocean and sit and watch the sunset at the beach with a cold drink. Tonight's dinner/drinks and transfer, are at your own expense and you can travel home by taxi whenever you're ready!
Day 6 Thu. (B)
Breakfast will be served poolside again this morning before Swim Vietnam participants cycle to our 7.30-10.30 swim session. Late morning for those that are interested, we will take a leisurely bike ride past the fish market to the pottery village and back to Hoi An where you have a free afternoon. Late afternoon we embark on a private boat for a wine and cheese sunset cruise before you are free to explore and scout the old town for a dinner location or even perhaps for a visit to the Mojito bar!
Day 7 Fri. (B,L,D)
This morning we’re eating out again. This time to try another great hidden local breakfast location for a serve of Banh Mi Ca Ri. From here, we board our vehicle for a trip into the Vietnamese countryside and visit the famous Ho Chi Minh trail. We will make several stops along the way and also visit one of the Swim Vietnam rural locations. Lunch is included. Returning mid afternoon you will have time for a rest before Swim Vietnam participants have your final 3-6pm swim session and say goodbye to the students and instructors. Tonight we have a farewell dinner amongst the rice fields to say our goodbyes to new friends and celebrate a wonderful experience in Central Vietnam.
Day 8 Sat. (B,L)
Departure day for those that are leaving us. A driver will transfer you back to Da Nang airport for your departure flight after your final breakfast.
Tour Inclusions: 8 days, 7 nights
(7 x breakfasts, 4 x lunches, 3 x dinners as per itinerary)
1. Airconditioned Airport transfers Da Nang/Hoi An/Da Nang
2. 7 nights share accomodation with a/c and pool
3. Hoi an Food Safari 4 ½ hour walking street food tour
4. 4 hour leisurely boat/bike tour for village life and lunch
5. 3 hour cooking class at An Bang beach
6. 2 hour bike ride to pottery village
7. 1 hour wine and cheese sunset cruise on Thu Bon river
8. 5 hour countryside tour to visit famous Ho Chi Minh trail and mountain scenery.
9. Free rash vest for Swim Vietnam participants and Hoi An Food Safari shoulder bag for all travellers
Street Food Tour
Non listed meals