Bicycle Hue to Hoian Tour 5 Days
Hue Cycling Tours to visit the Imperial Citadel and Kings’ tombs. However, when you take a little more time to go around, you will discover that Hue is also sitting in the middle of a wonderful countryside, surrounded by mountains and near the sea. This tour will take you deeper into your Vietnamese experience. It will also show you the most unusual village.Hue cycling to Hoi An , Hue can cycle to Hanoi via Ho Chi Minh trail.The starting point is the old capital of the Nguyen Dynasty, Hue.
Hue served as Vietnam’s capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945, and the city’s regal past can still be seen inside the walls of the Citadel and the Imperial City. Both were heavily damaged during the Tet Offensive of 1968 when the Communists took the city from the South and held it for 3 weeks, but now thanks to UNESCO funding, much of the City is being faithfully restored to its former glory.
– Cycling English speaking guide
– Meals, mineral water & fruit
– Entrance fees
– Basic medical care
– Mountain bikes
– Other drink & other food
– Plane ticket, train ticket
– Tips & gratuities
DAY 1: CYCLING HUE – VISIT GIA LONG TOMB (L,D)
Arrive at Phu Bai airport or Hue railway station. Be picked up with your guide and transferred to hotel and check in, after checking and adjusting our bikes, start to join in the biking tour to king Gia Long’s tomb. The biking tour to king Gia Long’s tomb not only offers adventure and sightseeing but also brings you a direct contact with the rural life and the untouched virgin beauty of Hue. The Gia Long tomb, one the five royal tombs of Hue now opened to tourists, is known as the most magnificent natural setting. On the way to this tomb, you will bike through the villages to discover the Vietnamese farmers’ real life, possibly drop in at one of the garden houses for the delicate, sweet flavor of a pomelo, etc.
After this tour, you’ll cycle back to your hotel. Relax and enjoy your leisure time to dicover the beauty of Hue city by yourself.
Overnight in Cycle Cafe Homestay
DAY 2: CYCLING AROUND HUE – VISIT CITADEL AND COUNTRYSIDE (B,L,D)
This morning we will enjoy the peaceful leafy backstreets of this charming city, cycling out to explore the imperial citadel and the countryside around Hue. The imperial citadel, which is one of Vietnam’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, has long been a must-see attraction for tourists visiting a hidden charm of Vietnam. The Imperial citadel of Hue was actually a walled fortress and palace belonged to the ancient city of Hue which was a capital city of the Nguyen dynasty for 140 years date back from 1805 until 1945. This biking tour gives you an opportunity to explore not only the Imperial citadel of Hue, but also the temptations of an ancient city.
The first place to visit is Dong Ba market, one of the most romantic Hue’s symbols. This will offer you a chance to explore the local foods that make up Hue people’s daily meals. Then the biking trip along the northern bank of the Perfume river will take you to the old town of Bao Vinh, which is reminiscent of the trading activities once flourishing between Hue, the royal capital, and other nations in the region. This tour also offers you visits to the Citadel and the Imperial Museum to learn about the lifestyle of the royal family and aristocrats of the Nguyen Dynasty in the old days. You will also visit one of the most typical garden house of Hue, the local garden and finally visit the Heavenly Lady Pagoda, one of the oldest Buddhist pagodas in the place. A late lunch will then be served to you at a garden house with specialities of Hue. Here you are welcome to interact with your host’s family.
Overnight in Cycle Cafe Homestay.
DAY 3: CYCLING HUE- HOI AN(B,L,D)
This morning we ‘ll make a memorable cycling tour from Hue to Hoian In this tour, we’ll visit Thanh Toan tile roofed bridge, Ghost village, Truong Ha bridge, then cycle along Tam Giang lagoon to Vinh Hien. This will give you a valuable experience to make the most of the beauty of nature. Specially, you’ ll also have wonderful chance to bike up the steep road on Hai Van Pass, which is a real challenge to your physical strength and biking skills. This scenic region once marked the boundary between Vietnam and the Champa Kingdom to the south and as we reach the pass itself the views before us are simply spectacular. Mounting our bikes we begin the seven kilometre descent from 500 metres down to the sea, accompanied by stunning panoramas of mountains, islands and ocean.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 4: CYCLING AROUND HOI AN (B,L,D)
Today we’ll explore the beauty of countryside in Hoian ancient town. Firstly, we’ll visit Kim Bong village. Then Biking through lush rural landscapes we will see local people producing boats, straw matting and rice noodles. Continuing by riding to the pottery village of Thanh Ha, we then have an opportunity to visit a traditional workshop and watch local artisans continuing a tradition that has existed in this village since the 16th century. We cycle the few kilometres back to Hoi An with the rest of the day free for more personal sightseeing. There is an opportunity to extend todays cycling with an optional visit to Tra Que village to learn about organic vegetable and herb farming.
DAY 5: HOI AN – MY SON HOLLYLAND (B,L)
My Son was a capital of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled central Viet Nam from the 2nd – 13 th centuries and was considered extremely important for religion and leaning. One of five World Heritage listed sites in Vietnam, My Son is a must- see for architecture and history enthusiasts
This morning, cycle to My Son for an interesting journey to the historic point in a jungle. Afternoon, you are transfer to Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An
END OF TOUR
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