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Hoian Mates

128 Ly Thuong Kiet | 276 Nguyen Duy Hieu st, Hoi An 550000, Vietnam
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Great cycling trip!

Suong was really friendly and knowledgeable. It’s impressive that she self-taught herself to speak... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Greatcity tour with local guide

We really enjoyed the tour by Nhi. Nhi was very knowledgeable and shared some insightful stories... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Hoian Mates is an non–profit organization which was formed in 17th Dec 2015. Offering some private tours to Hoian old town and villages in Hoian as Kim Bong carpentry village..These private tours will be guided by local voluntary students who are very happy to share their town and Vietnam with you.They wish to improve their English language skills.They are friendly and well trained.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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128 Ly Thuong Kiet | 276 Nguyen Duy Hieu st, Hoi An 550000, Vietnam

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Suong was really friendly and knowledgeable. It’s impressive that she self-taught herself to speak English! I had a great chat with her over coffee in the old town after the trip that was cut short because the buffalo Uncle had to go somewhere else. Overall...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed the tour by Nhi. Nhi was very knowledgeable and shared some insightful stories about Vietnam. It was a great way to also connect to a young local and understand the young generations of Vietnamese.

Thank Julian D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with our guide Diem. She was very knowledgeable, took an easy pace by giving us enough time to take pictures, answer our questions and shared with us folk tales of the area. We liked the concept of Hoian mates, pairing...More

1  Thank Kamal c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my daughters, aged 15 and 11, did the carpentry village tour with Nhi. The bike riding was easy, even for my inexperienced 11yo. Nhi was a pleasure to listen to and we found all of the stops really interesting. We loved the ferry...More

Thank bligg
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a city tour with Thuy (Water) who was so lovely, friendly and passionate about Hoi An. This company provides great communication prior to the tour and good directoins on where to meet your guide. Even though it was pouring with rain we still...More

1  Thank elinorscarlett
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid only VND 20k for rental of bicycle and then another VND 30k as donation to the villagers. Guide name is Thuy. She is very passionate to learn and communicate in English. Very interesting to see small villages and cycle around the paddy fields. Will...More

1  Thank Siauwei
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely way to spend an afternoon, was very interesting to learn about traditional trades in the local area. All the hosts were very welcoming and fun. Took a little over 3 hours, but mostly at the stops so not alot of cycling needed. Only thing...More

2  Thank Gerri M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour guide who was super friendly :) i would highly recommend! We got to see several sites ourside of the city

2  Thank Rebekah B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent walking tour with Nhi this morning. We have 3 children 11, 8 and 7 and the tour was just the right length for them (about 2 hours).

Thank Bert W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went on the kim bong tour which was very interesting and fun for us as well as for the kids. They learned and even hands on participated in traditional mats making, rice paper and noodle making. On the way to the ferry we...More

1  Thank galcameo
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Response from HoianHoian |
Hi, Thank you so much for contacting us. We are so happy to know that you are interested in doing the tour with out local students. Could you please send us your request via email ?. Our email is hoianmates@gmail,com. We... More
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Response from HoianMatesTeam | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you so much for contacting us. We are so happy to have taking tour with us. Yes. We run tours everyday. for more detailed. Could you please send us your request via email ?. Our email is hoianmates@gmail,com. We... More
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