Travel to Hoi An in flood season | Cruise Mekong River

Travel to Hoi An in flood season

Hoi An in a rainy day

Hoi An is always on the list of the best destinations in Vietnam that you should visit at least once time. It’s famous for its charm with ancient houses, old temples, narrow streets, and diverse cuisine. Hoi An is located in the lowlands when the rainy season is coming, sometimes it flooded, especially from September to until mid-December. It’s called Monsoon season. Hoi An in flood season has its own beauty which is more mysterious and romantic. If you travel to Hoi An in this time, you still can enjoy your holiday. There are some special activities for those days. Vietnam tour packages

Go sightseeing by boat

Sightseeing on a boat

Sightseeing on a boat source: internet

Even in the rainy season, you can still get plenty of sunshine. Rainy season and flood in Hoi An turn out to be a great chance to explore this ancient town by boat. You can hire a good boat from “boat for lease” of local people and get a tour. Sitting on the boat and have a look around the old town is a unique and memorable experience ever. Always remember to wear the life jacket after getting on the boat. Or you can buy a pair of plastic boots from the local market or local shops and walk with the water around. One tip for you is always following the local guide to avoid any unwanted dangerous.

Relax at a café shop or restaurant

Relax in a café shop

Relax in a café shop -source: internet

If outside is raining and you can not go anywhere, it’s the best to seat in a nice café shop, order your favorite espresso, cappuccino or simply a hot Vietnamese coffee. It will be other interesting experience when having your favorite drink, listen to music and enjoy the rhythm of the rain dropping outside. How wonderful it is.

Join in a cooking class

Cooking is an idea activity in flood season

Cooking is an idea activity in flood season -source: internet

Joining in a cooking class is not a bad idea for a wet day. No matter how the weather, hot or cold, wet or dry, you can stay inside a cooking class and learn to cook some traditional Vietnamese dishes from how to prepare the ingredients, how to cook, and how to decorate. All ingredients are available, you just need to follow the guidance of the local chef. Then you get to eat everything you’ve just cooked. You can look for these cooking classes to join in which are organized regularly including The Morning Glory cooking school, Gioan Cooking class, Red Bridge cooking class – Hai Café. cruise mekong river

Come to tailor shops

Get a Vietnamese traditional dress

Get a Vietnamese traditional dress -source: internet

In flood season, many tailor shops are still open. It sounds quite crazy but not. You can pick one shops that you like and have your own “ao dai” – Vietnamese’s traditional dress. Hoi An is also famous for garment service in a short time while ensuring quality and highly aesthetic. Your order will be finished really fast but turning out beautifully. You are highly recommended to visit these tailor shops such as Thu Thuy, Yaly, Phuong Huy, Thang Loi, and A Đong Silk.

Entertain by watching TV or reading

Hoi An in a rainy day

Hoi An in a rainy day -source: internet

In a really bad day, water anywhere, rainy outside, you do not go out, just stay dry in your hotel room and watch TV, DVD or read books. You can enjoy a peaceful day and wait until the weather gets better, then continue your trip.

In truth, there is no bad time to visit Hoi An. Hoi An in different seasons has its own beauty and specific activities to experience and have fun. You can always enjoy every moment of your trip when you travel to Hoi An, even in flood season.

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