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Hue and Hoi An World Heritage Cycling Tour

Hue and Hoi An World Heritage Cycling Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights

from Hue / to Danang

Tour Highlights
• 5 days and 4 nights
• Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Pay a quick visit to Imperial Citadel
• Visit bamboo and incense making villages
• Learn the historical village at Phuic Tich
• See the archaeological site of My Son
• Explore the historical structures of Hoi An
Central Vietnam is a popular destination for adventure travelers and cyclists. This cycling adventure explores rural farmland, village life, and three of Vietnam’s most well know UNESCO World Heritage sites – Hue, Hoi An, and the Cham ruins of My Son.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Hue (L, D)

The city of Hue, a UNESCO World Heritage, served as its political capital from 1802 to 1945 under the rule of the 13 emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty and is one of Vietnam’s most important cultural, religious, and educational centers. Today, you will cycle from the hotel to some of Hue’s most important cultural sites. Begin with a visit to the Imperial Citadel, modeled after China’s Forbidden City. While much of this site was destroyed during the Tet Offensive, you will gain a clear understanding of how the Royal family lived in the peek of their rule. Next, pedal along the Perfume River to Thien Mu pagoda, and continue cycling to Ming Mang mausoleum and Khai Dinh. This afternoon, return to Hue for an evening at your leisure. Overnight in Hue

(Ride up to 30km – more cycling if less time at the sites)

Day 2: Hue Garden Ride (B, L)

After breakfast, cycle the countryside to visit the traditional village of Phuoc Tich. Pass through many villages including a Catholic village, bamboo making village and incense making village. You will also visit the local markets. Upon arrival in Phuic Tich, enjoy a traditional lunch with Uncle Ho Van Te and learn more about the history of the village and its 200 year old homes.  This afternoon, cycle back to  Hue. Overnight in Hue

(Ride up to 50km)

Day 3: Hue – Hoi An (B, L, D)

Today you will begin with a bus ride to the outskirts of Hue to avoid the busy traffic. Begin riding off the beaten track for 40 km from Thuan An beach to Vinh Loc. Board a local ferry across the Perfume River to Highway 1. From here, transfer or cycle for a challenging three hill climb. Then, cruise down to Lang Co Beach to relax and enjoy aswim and lunch. After lunch, continue uphill to the Hai Van or Pass of Ocean Clouds. From here, to Hoi An, a delightful old trading town and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Hoi An.

(Ride up to 50-100km)

Day 4: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An (B, L)

After breakfast, cycle to My Son, the ancient centre of Cham civilization. Ride past rice paddies, eucalyptus forests and many scenic villages. Although many of the temples of My Son were destroyed in war, there is still enough of the archaeological site to impress most visitors. This afternoon, transfer by bus back to Hoi An. Spend the rest of your day exploring the city and some of its 844 structures of historical significance. Overnight in Hoi An.

(Ride up to 50km)

Day 5: Hoi An – Depart (B)

At leisure until transfer to the Danang airport for your flight onward.

Rates & Services

Rates: 01.05. 2015 – 30.09.2016

Price per person in USD (private tour) 2 persons in double room 1 person in single room(single traveller) Single room supplement
Hotel Category Standard 839 138
Hotel Category Superior 958 259
Hotel Category First Class 1.262 544
Note: During certain dates seasonal surcharges may apply, especially during Christmas, New Year and the Tet Festival (February 2016). Please inquire with us to find out whether this applies for your tour.

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For rates for 3 or more travellers in one booking, please inquire with our team.

Services included in our rates:
• accommodation inc. breakfast (B)
• other meals as detailed in the itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner)
• local specialized tour guide (English-speaking, other languages available on request)
• all transfers
• boat tours and air-conditioned car/van transportation as detailed in the itinerary
• touring bikes (please tell us your height and weight at the time of booking)
• helmets
• sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary inc. entrance fees
• one high-quality guidebook per room
Services NOT included in our rates:
• international flights from and to your country of origin
• travel insurance • meals other than those explicitly mentioned, drinks, tips and personal expenses
• visa fees
Travel dates [&] minimum no. of travellers:
• any day departure
• no minimum number of travellers
• this tour is a private tour and you will not be travelling with people other than those you booked with
As this is a private tour, you can depart on the day of your choosing and alter the daily sightseeing program to suit your interests. Inquire with our team to extend this tour or to combine it with our other programmes.

Our Selection of Hotels for You

Hotel Category Standard:
Hue: Eldora Boutique Hotel ***(*) (Deluxe Room)
Hoi An: Vinh Hung Emeralda Resort *** (Superior Room)
Hotel Category Superior:
Hue: Saigon Morin **** (Premium City Deluxe Room)
Hoi An: Boutique Hoi An **** (Superior Room)
Hotel Category First Class:
Hue: La Residence ***** (Superior River View Room)
Hoi An: Victoria Beach Resort ****(*) (Deluxe Room)

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