What You'll Do
This 15 km evening cycling food tour traverses the narrow streets and alleyways of Hoi An’s Old Town. From food stalls to local restaurants, dining in a private home to sitting on red plastic chairs at a riverside BBQ, you’ll experience a delicious combination of the tastes that make Hoi An a culinary treasure. Over four hours you’ll get to try traditional Vietnamese foods such as banh mi, cao lau, and banh xeo, as well as sampling some French wine and cheese and a Vietnamese BBQ.
This easy ride finishes at a coffee shop for some sweet treats. Make sure you’re hungry and bring your camera.
Hidden Hoi An Recommends
Grasshopper Adventures are a South East Asian based cycling tour company that has been operating for more than fourteen years, with a presence in Hoi An for the past three years. It is a professional, well-run company with good quality bikes and a few extras you don’t find elsewhere.
Grasshopper have good quality equipment and excellent customer service. Riding a bike allows you to move away from the densely packed city center to stalls, restaurants and private homes for delightful food.
An experienced English speaking local tour leader
Food & Drinks
All food and water is included at designated stops, plus a beer or soft drink at some destinations
Mountain Bike & Helmet
High quality, well-maintained mountain bikes in a full range of sizes and with a wide gear range. Helmets are provided and use is compulsory.
Small Group Size
Minimum of just 2, and a limit of 8 people.
We recommend bringing comfortable clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, raincoat and an appetite.
Designed by local staff who have grown up in the region, this tour introduces you to specially selected signature dishes served on small or shared plates. They want you to experience a range of food and not feel weighed down after one stop. They promise that you won’t go away hungry, but will feel you’ve experienced a true taste of Hoi An. You will discover some of the traditional dishes of this city, including: Banh Xeo, Cheese, Beer & Wine, Hoi An BBQ with a View.
Next you’ll cycle to a small private home in the organic village to taste this home-cooked noodle dish steeped in a savoury broth that’s been described as part soup, part salad and uniquely Hoi An. At this home, you’ll assist in gathering herbs from the garden to compliment your meal. An authentic Vietnamese food experience!
Cheese, Beer & Wine
Cheese, Beer & Wine
Cycle off the previous dishes to make room for your next stop. The French influenced many culinary traditions in Vietnam, including cheese making. A renaissance of late has resulted in new, quality cheese products. You’ll pair these with Vietnam’s award-winning craft beer and a superb rice wine for an unexpected treat.
Hoi An BBQ With a View
Hoi An BBQ With a View
As night falls, locals flock to small restaurants along the river for diners of freshly grilled meats and seafood. You’ll go to a fun, tasty spot with views of the historic quarter, where you’ll dismount your bikes for a tasty meal. Savour authentic Vietnamese outdoor style BBQ featuring delicious fresh seafood, pork and grilled vegetables.
Surprises food stops
Surprises food stops
Your longer stops will be balanced with a few quick bites and tasty treats en route. Your tour ends in a quiet coffee shop with sweets and a few last words with your guides and fellow foodies.
Your food tour route features quiet alleyways, countryside pathways and select city streets. There is some city riding but you’ll learn that Hoi An residents are mindful of bikes and your guides will ensure your safety along the way. Routes can change depending on weather but the tour is approximately 15kms.
|Adult||$47 USD (≈ ₫1,080,000 VND)||Select 'Adult'|
|Teenager 13-15||$42 USD (≈ ₫972,000 VND)||Select 'Teenager 13-15'|
|Child 5-12||$33 (≈ ₫756,000 VND)||Select 'Child'|
|Infant 0-4||$23.5 (≈ ₫540,000 VND)||Select 'Infant'|
Upon successful payment, you will receive an email with your order summary. Once we have verified your time and dates you will receive a second confirmation email with your ticket(s). Your ticket is what you need to redeem the Hidden activity or service.
Usually you will receive your confirmation and ticket within the hour. Some tours require a longer confirmation, however you will certainly receive your confirmation within 24hours.
The confirmation email with your Hidden ticket(s) will also come with instructions on how to use the ticket and where to meet etc.
- Please note: In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your spam folder or notify us via email. If you have any concerns regarding your booking or would like more information please contact us via our live chat or email. firstname.lastname@example.org
- A full refund will be provided if you cancel at least 24 hours prior to departure.
- Should unforeseen circumstances result in a tour being cancelled by the tour company a full refund will be made.
- Should adverse weather conditions present on the day of the tour, normal practice is to wait out the weather as rain is usually not sustained. Should weather conditions be deemed unsafe by the tour manager, the tour will be cancelled and all monies refunded.
How to Use
Present either a printed or mobile ticket at the Grasshopper office to confirm your tour
- This ticket is only valid on the date and time specified and is valid for single use only.
Tours depart from Grasshopper Adventures – Hoi An Bike Shop in the Old town.
Grasshopper Adventures – Hoi An Bike Shop
- Please see map for reference
621/1 Hai Ba Trung Street, Side Alley, Hoi An 564016, Vietnam
(Look for the yellow house behind the gate on the left, Around 200 meters into the alleyway.)
Grasshopper Bicycle Tours
The knowledgeable and experienced Grasshopper guides ensure you leave your day tour with lasting memories and lessons. Getting to know your guide will be one of the highlights of the day!
From the moment a day tour sparks your interest to the completion of your adventure, you’ll receive only the best service. Being a smaller company allows Grasshopper to provide a pleasant and personal tour experience.
All Grasshopper’s day tours are designed with the goal to make a positive impact on each destination. This means visiting NGOs and small local businesses along the way so you can travel with your conscience at ease.
VALUE FOR MONEY
With Grasshopper’s expertise and experience in Asia, they provide cycling itineraries full of adventure so you can make the most of your day. You will get your money’s worth and more from these high-quality tours.