Central Coast Biking Hue to Nha Trang Tour 11 Days
This 11-day cycling tour is packed with varied terrain and diverse cultural history of the central coast of Vietnam make it an exciting and rewarding adventure along the country. The tour also enable participants to witness daily life along the coastal areas between Hue and Nha Trang. You will also witness natural beauty and breathtaking landscapes; rustic rural villages and tranquil beaches as well as the Imperial city of Hue and the charming ancient towns Hoi An.
Day 1: Arrive in Hue in the morning, free at leisure. PM: Start from hotel at Tien Bridge to visit the royal citadel of Hue on the northern bank. The perfect harmony between nature and human construction here makes the imperial ensemble in Hue different from the immense, overpowering Chinese Imperial Palaces in Bejing. O/n in Hue. (D)
Day 2: Full day biking round Hue: 40km
AM: Start from hotel at 8 to ride to a river dock and board your boat for a cruise up the peaceful river. Explore the verdant villages along the way and enjoy interactions with the villagers. Visit the oldest and most well known Buddhist pagoda in Hue, the Heavenly Lady Pagoda and then the Minh Mang tomb which is strictly symmetrical, representing the king’s will for strong and centralized power of his reign.
PM: Visit Khai Dinh tomb with influence of Western culture, Tu Duc tomb typical of a poet king’ personality, and handicraft villages in the suburbs of Hue. O/n in Hue. (L/D)
Day 3 Biking Hue- Lang Co (80km)
Checking out and starting from hotel at 8, you bike along the Nhu Y river through the villages in the vicinities of Hue. Stop for a look at the graceful Thanh Toan Covered Bridge. Ride on to cross the coastal lagoon by the Truong stupefying ghost town of An Bang, the Thuy Van Pagoda perching high up on a hill overlooking the vast Cau Hai lagoon. Enter Highway 1 and ride past Phuoc Tuong Pass to Lang Co beach. Free at leisure to enjoy yourself on the beach for the rest of the day. O/n at Lang Co (L/D)
Day 4: Lang Co- Hoian (60km)
Check out at 8, you cycle up the most famous pass in Vietnam, the Pass of Clouds. The long distance, 20km, and steep incline in the road is definitely a challenge to your strength and cycling skills here. Stop at the peak of the pass for a break. Visit the interesting remnants of King Minh Mang’s fortification here, the bunkers left from the French war and the American war, and enjoy the breath-taking sights of the mountains and the sea from the height. Cycle through Da Nang for a visit to the well known sandy beach, then on to Hoi An. (L/D). O/n Hoian
Day 5: Free at leisure in Hoian.(L/D). O/n Hoian
Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the old town. Let yourselves be soothed and relaxed by the small, peaceful streets, the nice, delicate wooden houses, the distinctive Chinese assembly halls.. Explore the nice and photogenic nameless alleys of the town. You also have the best opportunities for shopping here. (L/D). O/n Hoian
Day 6: Hoian- Quang Ngai (Cycling distance: 40km)
Check out at 8 and shuttle to Quang Ngai. On the way drop in to have a look at the graceful Cham temple Chien Dan dating back to 10-11th centuries. Cycle round the Son Tinh village, visit the My Lai Massacre memorial with the whole hamlet preserved like what it was during the fatal crisis, a remind for us all that war should never be permitted to happen . For the rest of the day relax on the pristine Son Tinh beach. (L/D). O/n at the beach.
Day 7: Quang Ngai- Quy Nhon (80km)
Start at 8 to cycle along the coastal road to Quy Nhon. On the way make photo stops at different nice beaches. On arrival in Quy Nhon, linger on a roadside hill for a visit to the thap Bac [Silver Temple] (10th century) of the Cham decorative patterns on the three temples left from the historical complex and the nice, mysterious color ages of time leave on the Cham bricks. (L/D); O/n in Quy Nhon.
Day 8: Quy Nhon- Tuy Hoa (80km)
Ride along peaceful ricefields and gardens on both sides of the road. The trip end up in a stretch of hilly terrain near to the town. On arrival in Tuy Hoa, visit thap Nhan[the Swallow temple] of Champa, dating back to 11th century. It is named after the Nhan hill where it is located. (L/D). O/n Tuy Hoa
Day 9: Tuy Hoa- Nha Trang (80km)
Check out at 8 and take to Highway 1 for your cycling trip to Nha Trang. Enjoy the pure, unbelievable bliss and joy of being free on the road again. Admire the background of the heights of the National Long Range. There is a hectic climb for you at one of the passes on the way: the Ca Pass, 12km long. The cycling trip ends up in a prize for you: Nha Trang, the city of white sand beach, crystal- clear, sparkling water, the Cham Ponagar Temple, the Oceanography Institute with its famous aquarium.. (L/D); O/n Nhatrang
Day 10: Free at leisure on the beach of Nhatrang. You can roam about the place on your own. (L/D). O/n Nhatrang
Day 11: Free at leisure. (L/D). O/n Nha trang
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