4-day Hoi An to Hue on two wheels

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior / Standard / Budget

Tour Period: 4 Days

tour highlights

  • Visit Hoian, a destination with two faces
  • the charming, old-world trading port of narrow streets and traditional houses, and the beach with its new resorts and long stretch of clean white sand.
  • Cycle from Hoian to Danang and surrounding
  • Cycle to Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang royal tomb
  • Visit Hue Citadel in the afternoon and have a sunset cruise on the Perfume River

tour details

Cycle the most beautiful coastal mountain road between Hoi An and Hue. Fantastic views throughout the ride and a great sampling of the terrain with mountain road, beach, rivers, forest and small country farms. Discover one of the most fascinating, historical and appealing central coast of this charming country!

Cycling distance: 15-20 km
Cycling duration: 1.0-1.5 hours

Pick-up at the hotel and take a cycling tour around the countryside of Hoi An: Bike the gently rolling outskirt of Hoi An to see a peaceful countryside of Vietnam, passing through traditional rice paddies, the river, shrimp farms interspersed with ancestral tombs, water buffaloes and hundreds of smiling children. At the end of the tour, you will stop at the famous Thanh Ha pottery village.

Accommodation at hotel in Hoi An

Meals included:
Breakfast
Cycling duration: 3.5-4.0 hours

Starting from Vinh Dien T-junction and following a peaceful road, cycle north-west, sometimes through flat and sometimes through hilly terrain, across bridges, through beautiful villages and along green rice fields... After a short photo stop at Bang An tower and Bo Bo mountain, continue cycling to Phong Nam village.
Upon arrival at the village, walk around the village, talk to local people and witness the daily life of villagers.
Transfer to Hue with a stop on Hai Van Pass and in Lang Co fishing village.

Located in Central Vietnam, Hue was the former capital of the last Dynasty of Vietnam and has an elegant setting on the banks of the Huong Giang or Perfume River surrounded by lush green hills. Founded as a Royal city in 1687, this small and quiet city is known for the magnificent architecture of its citadels, palaces, royal tombs, pagodas and temples built under the Nguyen dynasty. The city has preserved its cultural heritage including music, the arts and many other traditions and is probably the best place in Vietnam to get a sense of the past and imperial court life.

Accommodation at hotel in Hue

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Cycling distance: 17-19 km
Cycling duration: 2.5-3.0 hours

Starting in the heart of Hue, cycle across the Perfume River to the old quarter of Hue. Continue north-west along the romantic river up to Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the oldest ancient architectural structures for religious worship in Hue. Visit the pagoda and then cycle to the tomb of emperor Minh Mang, passing through fishing villages on the bank of the Perfume River, rice paddy fields, old temples and hills covered with eucalyptus trees. Visit the tomb, set amidst a lush pine hill by the river and considered to be one of the most beautiful mausoleums. Each ruler of the Imperial City built his own tomb during his reign. Transfer back to Hue.

In the afternoon, visit the Hue Citadel. The Hue Citadel is situated on the Northern bank of the Perfume River and built by Emperor Gia Long it was designed for the exclusive use of the Emperor and his household. The Citadel is a square 2 km wall encompassing 3 walled enclosures; the Citadel, Kinh Thanh Hue, the Yellow Imperial city, Hoang Thanh and in the centre the Forbidden Purple city Tu Cam Thanh where the Emperor lived. The Hue royal complex has been officially recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Perfume River.

Accommodation at hotel in Hue

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Transfer to Hue airport for your departure flight. A transfer to Danang / Hoi An hotels or Danang International Airport can be arranged at surcharge.

If departure is in the afternoon or evening, you are welcome to join our interesting optional excursions in and around Hue city at surcharge.

Meals included:
Breakfast

includes

  • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Transfers and tours with local English-speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees and boat fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Quality imported bicycle rental with helmet
  • Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles

excludes

  • Domestic airfare (quoted separately, if requested)
  • International airfare to / from Vietnam (quoted separately, if requested)
  • Optional tours
  • Amenities for professional cyclists
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for night-time services, especially applied for transfers with arrivals after 23:00 hrs and arrivals or departures before 06:00 hrs.
  • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
  • Visa application and visa stamp fees at Vietnamese embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme

notes

Bring along
-Light cotton dress / trousers
-Warm jacket (rain and wind)
-Cycling shorts
-Cycling gloves
-Mosquito repellent
-Swim wear
-Sun hat / sun lotion
-Hand lotion
-Lip balm
-Camera
-Charged batteries for your camera
Roads
-Driving can be a challenge as roads can be bumpy or under construction
-Driving time depends on weather and road conditions
  • only rough estimates can be given
    Reward
    -Stunning scenery
    -Countless photo opportunities off the beaten track

Tour code: WEBDADDDAC4
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