BACK ROAD TO MY SON HOLY LAND
This fantastic back-road bike ride from Hoi An to My Son is exposed to the scenic countryside and colorful culture with a rare insight into current rural life ended up with ancient history by stepping on the heritage site.
We head off on small village roads and meandering dirt footpaths. We ride through an endless series of small farms and villages growing everything from sweet potatoes to peanuts. Then cross Thu Bon River to Cam Kim Island, stopover at the carpentry village to see a traditional wood boat building yard and handicrafts.
Continue to cycle on water palm shaded trails through scenic fishing villages, pop in at a local family to learn about their basket boat making, mat weaving and farming life as well.
Enjoy a refreshment at local café en route before heading up to the riverside and passing more stunning farms and rice fields that are nestled against the hill sides with lush jungles.
Enjoy lunch with a delicious local dish, “My Quang Noodle” (rice noodle with free range chicken and fresh vegetables)
After lunch, take a guided tour around My Son Sanctuary, a large compound of religious relics recognized by UNESCO as a world’s cultural heritage with more than 70 architectural works dating back to the 4th -12th centuries. This is illustrated by the remains of a series of impressive tower-temples located in a valley surrounded by mountains and jungles
Transfer back to hotel.
|Total cycling distance||Approx. 30 km|
|Duration||Approx. 7 hours (Transfer, cycling & sightseeing, lunch)|
|What to Bring?||Sunscreen, camera, sport shoes.|
|What is included?||• English speaking guide
• Support van
• High quality bicycle (Trek , Cannondale or similar) & Helmet
• First aid kit
• Mineral water during cycling & snack
• Coffee break
• Light lunch with an authentic Vietnamese dish
• Hotel pick-ups & round-trip transfer to the cycling site
Tour prices with pick-up and drop off in Da Nang
Tour prices with pick-up and drop off in Hoi An
Notes: By joining the tour, clients automatically guarantee to have sufficient cycling skills and to be responsible for their own health and safety.