Discover the old world charm of Hoi An with an early morning sunrise boat cruise on the stunning Thu Bon River as it begins to come alive. Arriving by jeep at Nguyen Hoang Dock we board our boat for a cruise up river as the sun rises over the tranquil waters, broken only by the paddling of local fishing boats returning with the daily catch. Enjoy a light breakfast and explore the fishing village of Duy Hai and the countryside market of Noi Rang as traders set up for the day.
05pm Your jeep collects you at your hotel before taking the journey to the Nguyen Hoang Dock. Our Chic boat is waiting and we board for the journey along the Thu Bon River.
05.15pm We begin our cruise as the first light of the sun rise begins reflecting across the river. Enjoy a light breakfast that has been brought to the boat for you as we slowly glide along the river. Our cruise takes us towards Duy Hai fishing village, flanked by sampans and coracle boats returning laden with squid and weary fishermen. Incredible photo opportunities abound as the sun rises and the river and surrounding villages come to life.
06.15pm We dock at the busy fishing port of Duy Hai village: a hive of activity as the fishermen begin trading. This is a rare opportunity to experience a true slice of local life. We then visit and take a tour of the countryside market - Noi Rang, just as the early morning trading begins. We then return to the boat to continue our journey along the river before returning to Hoi An.
08pm The Chic boat will take you to the other local Thuan Tinh Dock where the Jeep will return you to your hotel.