3-DAY RIDE AROUND THE CENTER - DA12       

Highlights:
The 3-day cycling tour passes the most beautiful part of Central Vietnam, from historic monuments, flat country paths to hilly and steep winding roads. The biking trip offers plenty of chances to get deep insight through interactions with locals.

Brief itinerary:
Day 01: Cycling off the beaten track

- Cycling distance: 30km
- Duration: 4 hours
- Grade: Leisurely - Moderate
- Route description: flat terrain

Following a small and quiet path, bike south-west on flat terrain through the countryside of Hoi An. This leisurely ride offers a picture of Vietnam’s typical countryside with green rice fields, meandering rivers, etc. Your first stop at An Bang Fishing Village offers a great view of harbours, woven boats and an overlook at the local fishery. Continue to Tra Que Vegetable Village. After learning about the traditional farming techniques, you start your cycling trip, following a small road, bike south-west on flat terrain in the countryside. This leisurely ride offers a picture of Vietnam’s typical countryside, passing through green rice fields, shrimp farms, red-tiled villages, fish farms, wooden bridges across canals with stops at local houses to meet farmers and villagers., then we board a local boat to cross Thu Bon River to Cam Kim Village and enjoy a ride through nearby villages to visit a traditional wood boat building yard and many plantations, getting deeper insight traditional agriculture and local culture.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 02: Cycling to Hue Imperial City

- Cycling distance: 70km
- Duration: 7 hours
- Grade: Moderate
- Route description: 30% on mountain with 10-15km uphill

Start on the beach with easy biking in warm fresh air. After a few kilometers, break with a photo shoot at a picturesque fishing village. Then start the moderate terrain ride along zigzag paths with stunning views, jungles, waterfalls and beaches. The 10-kilometer steep ride up to the summit of Hai Van Pass culminates in breathtaking views. After a rest on the summit, enjoy an exciting downhill ride to Lang Co Beach for lunch. Take a short transfer to Elephant Pass to avoid Highway 1’s traffic, then follow a quiet and narrow road along Tam Giang Lagoon, bike north-east on gentle rolling terrain, across bridges, past beautiful villages, green paddy fields, hills and farms. Transfer onwards to Hue.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 03: Explore the Imperial city

- Cycling distance: 40km
- Duration: 6 hours
- Grade: Leisurely
- Route description: flat country roads

Your cycling trip will start with a leisure ride in the old quarter with a visit to the Imperial Citadel. Then explore the old quarter situated on the side of the imperial enclosure, passing through mossy tiled-roof villages with nice lush gardens, ancient architecture and canals.

Continuously ride along the romantic Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, one of Hue’s most significant sites of Buddhist worship. Follow narrow, quiet village roads to the Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc with views of rivers, fishing villages, markets, temples and old houses. Finally. transfer to Angsana Lang Co Resort.

 

 

  Grade Leisurely - Moderate
  Activities Biking, sightseeing
  Total cycling distance 150 - 180km
  Refreshment Mineral water
  What to Bring? Sunscreen, camera
  What is included? English speaking guide, transfer, support van, helmet, high quality mountain bike, first aid kit, accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast, and lunch.

Tour prices with Economy hotels
• Hoi An: Kiman Hoi An Hotel & Spa / www.kimanhoianhotel.com or similar
• Hue: Asia Hotel / www.asiahotel.com.vn or similar

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax
Single Supplement
  USD/pax 603 390 313 319 266 266 56

Tour prices with Superior hotels
• Hoi An: Hoi an Historic Hotel (4 stars) / Superior room / www.hoianhotel.com.vn or similar.
• Hue: Huong Giang Hotel Resort & Spa (4 stars) / Deluxe room / www.huonggianghotel.com.vn or similar.

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax
Single Supplement
  USD/pax 643 415 338 344 291 280 81

Tour prices with Delxue hotels
• Hoi An: Palm Garden Resort (5 stars) / Superior room / www.palmgardenresort.com.vn or similar.
• Hue: Pilgrimage Village Resort & Spa (5 stars) / Villa Deluxe room / www.pilgrimagevillage.com or similar.

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax
Single Supplement
  USD/pax 763 490 413 419 366 355 156

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