CYCLING HOI AN – DANANG & HUE (4 days / 3 nights) – HA09

Danang, Hoi An and Hue are the most magnificent tourist attractions in Vietnam, with colorful culture, friendly inhabitants and stunning views, from green villages, peaceful rivers, palm-shaded beaches, golden rice paddy fields and mountains to splendid ancient architecture.

The 4-day cycling tour passes the most beautiful part of Central Vietnam with biking terrains varying from flat country paths to hilly and steep winding roads. The biking trip offers plenty of chances to explore the culture through interaction with locals.

Brief itinerary:

DAY 1 : DANANG ARRIVAL (L) /Cycling: 20-25 Km

Arrive at Danang Airport. Drive further south to Hoi An, listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site which was once a well-known trading centre in Southeast Asia from the 16th to 18th centuries. The town with friendly inhabitants, narrow streets, old houses, temples, and wooden bridges still retains its ancient character.

After a brief visit to the old quarter, board a local boat to cross Thu Bon River to Cam Kim Village. Take an easy ride across Vietnam’s typical countryside, sliding through green rice fields, red-tiled villages, farm houses, lovely wooden bridges across and stops at local houses to meet farmers and villagers.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 2: HOI AN – DANANG – HOI AN (B-L-) /Cycling: 30-40 km

Transfer to Danang. Your bike ride will start on the bank of the Han River with easy biking in warm fresh air. After a few minutes sliding along the river and crossing the bridge to a palm-shaded beach, break with photo shoots at a picturesque fishing village and Linh Ung Pagoda. Then, start the moderate terrain ride along winding paths, with stunning views, jungles, waterfalls and beaches. The steep ride to the mountain summit culminates in breathtaking views. The ride back might not be physically taxing but is positively exciting! Back to Hoi an by car.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 3: HOI AN – HUE (B-L-)/ Cycling: 50-60 km

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 4: HUE IMPERIAL CITY (B-L-)/Cycling: 30 km

AM: boat ride on the poetic Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the most significant sites of Buddhist worship in Hue. Then, take an easy ride on flat and slightly hilly terrain along the picturesque river bank to visit the Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang with views of floating villages, paddy fields, farm houses and ancient architecture. Transfer back to hotel for check-out. After lunch, visit the Imperial Citadel on foot. Transfer to the airport for departure.

  Grade Leisurely - Moderate
  Activities Biking, sightseeing
  Total cycling distance 150 - 170km
  Refreshment Mineral water
  What to Bring? Sunscreen, camera, sport shoes.
  What is included? English speaking guide, transfer, support van, helmet, high quality road/mountain bike, first aid kit, accommodation on twin sharing basis and daily breakfast and lunch.

Tour prices with Economy hotels

• Hoi An: Glory Hotel (3 stars)/Executive Superior room/ or similar
• Hue: Park View Hotel (3 stars)/Standard room/ or similar

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax Single Supplement
  USD/pax 797 499 399 430 355 338 89

Tour prices with Superior hotels

• Hoi An: Hoi an Historic Hotel (4 stars)/Superior room/ or similar.
• Hue: Huong Giang Hotel Resort & Spa (4 stars)/ Deluxe room/ or similar.

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax Single Supplement
  USD/pax 839 538 446 446 384 368 112

Tour prices with Delxue hotels

• Hoi An: Palm Garden Resort (5 stars)/ Superior room/ or similar.
• Hue: Pilgrimage Village Resort & Spa (5 stars)/Villa Deluxe room/ or similar.

  Group sizes 1pax 2pax 3pax 4-5pax 6-7pax 8-10pax Single Supplement
  USD/pax 999 645 553 553 491 474 226