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Kim Bong Carpentry Village Private Bicycle Trip

Kim Bong village belongs to Cam Kim island – a scenic rural island which is almost entirely free of tourists. The village is very famous for its carpentry, as almost all Hoian ancient architecture was built by their ancestors’ talented hands. This pleasant bike trip gives the cyclist not only a experience to learn traditional carpentry, but also a fantastic sampling of the countryside of Vietnam, meandering through stunning rural scenes, rice paddies, villages, fields of water buffaloes and local life. This bike trip was created as we would love to give memories which will remain with you forever.

Tra Que Vegetable Village Private Bicycle Trip

Tra Que is a small village located 3kms from north of Hoian between De Vong river and the Tra Que algal pond. It is a very popular local destination well-known for its cornucopia of organically cultivated herbs and vegetables. During your trip, you and your local guides from Hoian Mates will cycle around and explore the scenic countryside and picturesque villages at the area, and perhaps visit the famous Chuc Thanh pagoda, all while absorbing fascinating knowledge from the proud locals. You will travel the lovely winding road that the way through the lush rice paddies at the countryside.

Old Town Private Day Trip

Ancient and peaceful, Hoian is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam that has something for all travellers. Once a bustling port Hoian town is now a World Heritage Site whose buildings and street plan reflect the influences, both local and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique town.Wonderful people, fantastic foods, world famous tailors and beautiful lanterns, Hoian will captivate you with its beauty and worldly charm.


About us HoianMates

Hoian Mates is a non – profit organization run by local students in Danang and Hoian through local tours and It was formed in 17th December, 2015 with a big desire to create a friendly environment to practice English, get experience and give them personal development. Hence, your attendance in student tours will encourage us to support local community and give students good chances to learn and progress. Hoian Mates is proud of our key mission, vision and values in anything we do.


A Meaningful day at Hoi An Orphanage

  It was a cold afternoon in January when “Tet Holiday” was just around the corner. Our Hoian Mates members visited the orphans at Hoian Orphanage. Having known that we were going to visit them, the children already gathered around the main gate to we...

The Hai Van Pass: Motorbike Guide

Đèo Hải Vân – The Pass of Ocean Mist – is a mountainous stretch of road in Central Vietnam. On days when vapour from the South China Sea rises into the forests and clings to the mountaintops the pass lives up to its poetic name. But despite its romant...

Hoi An: The Lantern Festival

Hoi An’s ancient temples and pagodas are packed with worshippers; the smell of incense fills the streets of the old town; tables of votive offerings for ancestors and spirits stand outside every home, lit by flickering candles: It’s the eve of the Lantern...



Do you want to avoid touristy places with loads of people? Feel like exploring local countryside villages with breathtaking scenery but don’t know how to get there? Does spending time with local volunteer students who are willing to show you the beauty of Hoian sound appealing to you? Then Hoian Mates is an absolutely must.
Come and join us and make your time in Hoian one of the most memorable.


Mon-Sun: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm




Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoian Ancient Town