After Vietnam opened to tourism, international visitors to Quang Nam were 8,000. Tourists mainly come from countries such as the US, Europe, and Korea. Many people have shared their feelings after traveling in Hoi An with Explore One Vietnam.
Rocio Ocampo, an American travel vlogger, and her family were on a trip to Hoi last week. She chose a city tour and was impressed right from the shuttle bus.
Her family has experienced several activities such as fishing on the farm, cycling, visiting Tra Que vegetable village, riding buffalo on land, riding a basket boat at the seven-acre coconut forest, having dinner, and watching the sunset on the river Hoai
Dinner with vegetables picked from the farm with chicken, fish, and beef; potatoes satisfy the whole family because of their freshness and proper seasoning.
“We had the wonderful and energetic experience of cycling through peaceful fields, riding buffalos on a shady dirt road, and seeing Gangnam Style performance right on a basket boat by locals. “, she said.
Also coming to Hoi An, Julia M. and her husband joined a cooking tour. They were taken by the guides to the local market, selected and paid to buy the necessary ingredients for the dishes, then boarded a boat up the Thu Bon River to visit the Bay Mau coconut forest.
Going to the restaurant, they soak their feet and get a massage. Finally, they attended a cooking class, arranged flowers, and enjoyed a fun party.
“This tour is great; the local tour guides are amicable and enthusiastic. We like it and will recommend it to everyone,” she said.
Mr. Truong Van Quy, Director of Sabirama Hoi An Tourism Company, which specializes in organizing cooking tours, said that in recent years, the company has welcomed the most international guests in 2 years. Visitors from the US, Australia, and Korea have had great experiences with the tours we organize
“On this occasion, tourists traveling in groups of 20-30 people is a good sign, helping tourists in Hoi An feel excited and full of life after almost no visitors for two years,” Quy said. Tell and forewarn that the epidemic can receive hundreds to a thousand visitors each day.
Mr. Tran Van Khoa, Director of Jack Tran Tours Hoi An, a tour company specializing in village experiences such as herding buffaloes and working in the fields, also shared the joy when more and more international visitors came.
He said that in the two years of the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, like many travel companies, he did not receive a single international delegation.
“I’ve had a few dozen small delegations from the US, Canada, and the UK, traditional markets. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen them return to Hoi An; from local leaders to staff are very eager,” he said.
Experiencing visitors all share their love of having a day of experience working as a Vietnamese farmer and learning about the local culture.