If you come to Cam Thanh village in suburban Hoi An next month, you will have a chance to experience a new form of travel in this place which is the bamboo bicycle tour. This information was announced by Mr. Vo Tan Tan, a craftsman in the village.
The first-ever tour in Hoi An, the tour members will go through the village on prototypes of bicycles made mostly of bamboo and produced by the village craftsmen.
Cam Thanh is the first village in Viet Nam to produce bamboo bicycles with traditional processing methods.
The village is known as a crafts village and is a favored eco-tourism destination that has 30ha of nipa palm forests and handicrafts made of palm and bamboo.
Hoi An aims to promote cycling as part of a plan to build the first eco-city in Viet Nam.