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Cycling Hue to Hoian – follow the Word Heritage Site road. Cycle around Hue Citadel and Royal tombs, then we bike along the beautiful countryside of central Vietnam, view daily life of fishermen on LangCo lagoon, conquer the famous pass in the cloud – HaiVan pass – enjoy tail wind along the coastline to Hoian ancient town.
Day 1. Arrive in Hue. Bike around the city.
Day 2. Sightseeing around Hue. Bike around Hue royal tombs.
Day 3. Cycling Hue to HoiAn. Long day cycling along the coast to Danang and on to Hoian.
Day 1. Arrive in Hue.
Arriving in Hue city, the ancient imperial capital of Vietnam during the 19th century. We will test our bikes and cycle along the tranquil Perfume river to the Citadel. We will walk inside the Imperial city for a visit to Ngo Mon gate, King’s palaces and other royal building in the forbidden city. Back to our bike, we cycle to the peaceful Thien Mu Pagoda, sightseeing in the pagoda, see special car of the famous monk Thich Quang Duc who burned himself in 1963. Enjoy the sunset over the perfume river. Then we cycle back to our hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 2. Cycling around Hue. (bf, lunch)
Cycling around Hue royal citadel and the King Nguyen’s tomb. We start today by cycling Chin Ham site, a secret quarter of president NgoDinhDiem’s brother, then we cycle to Khai Dinh tombs for visiting. Then we bike to ThieuTri tomb, very nice countryside road along Perfume river and tranquil tombs of Thieu Tri in the countryside. We will follow a single track through countryside village, rice fields and garden, pass by DongKhanh tomb to Tu Duc tomb. Visit to this romantic tomb of TuDuc king who built the tomb during 1864 to 1867. Lunch break at a local place. In the afternoon we will cycle to famous Phuong Duc village where they cast all the bronze bell for pagoda and private home using. If time permitting, we will cycle to ThuanAn beach or just explore more inside the Citadel area. Overnight in Hue.
Day 3. Cycling Hue to Hoian (bf, lunch)
160km, 4 stages. It’s back to the road today, kicking off with a 50km to VinhHien estuary, then back to the main highway for PhuocTuong pass. Stage 2 will be a flat from Chanmay beach to LangCo. Nice Lunch break at picturesque Lang Co beach before we conquer HaiVan pass. An ascent of the pass with stunning views of the coast and a thrilling 7-mile descent from the top to the green rice fields around Danang, which we will skirt by on our way to Hoi An. Maximum distance of Cycling Hue to Hoian will be 160 km today, however you may use the van support for big hill.
See the full ride here http://connect.garmin.com/activity/69228151 . Overnight in Hoian.
Farewell dinner and end of tour in HoiAn.
Single supplement: 2.250.000 vnd (US$ 120).
Not including: Insurance, personal expenses.
See other Cycling central Vietnam tours:
– Bike the historical Ho Chi Minh trail 8 days
– Cycling central Vietnam coast – Best coastal scenery 10 days
– Cycling Cat Tien national park 2 days
– Cycling Cat Tien national park to Mui Ne beach 3 days
Here is a clip of Cycling Hue to Hoian, stage one from Hue city to Thanh Toan wooden bridge, south of Hue.