The former Imperial Citadel of Hue City is one of the most important historical and cultural monuments in Central Vietnam. There is a place of great beauties, despite of having been badly damaged during the Tet Offensive in 1986. Cycling throughout the city center to the beautiful countryside and enjoy the sophistication of its cuisine, Hue lies at the heart of Vietnamese cultural tradition.
The beautiful Perfume River flows along with the hilly backroads of biking activities, you will pedal from the centre of the city, while the surrounding countryside is studded with elaborate tombs built during the time of the Nguyen Emperors. For the visitor, there is only one possible problem – the weather at Hue is notoriously unpredictable, and rainfall is frequent.
In Hue Cycling, Imperial Hue which is demarcated by the crenelated walls of its great Citadel (Kinh Thanh), lies on the far side of the Perfume River, a monument to past imperial glory and more recent desperate events.
💢 Day 1: Hue Citadel Cycling (L, D/Cycling 45 km)
In this morning, you will be biked along the legend Perfume River to Ha Khe Hill for a sight visiting Thien Mu Pagoda, then rolling down on backroads to the Nguyễn Dynasty Tombs at Tu Duc and Incense village, and continue paddling to the modernist Khai Dinh Tomb with a short stops at the esplanade architecture and observe hill of Vọng Cảnh. Overnight in Hue.
💢 Day 2: Hue cycle to Hoi An (B, L, D/Cycling 65 km)
Enjoy a short transfer to coastal roads in Vietnam and starting your first day of cycling is off the beaten track along a picturesque lane shaded by coconut palms running alongside the peninsula from Thuan An beach to Phuoc Tuong Pass. This cycling enables you to pause on the way to explore some of the hundreds of ancestral tombs scattered across the high sand dunes. Stop for lunch at Lang Co beach before you have one of the biggest challenges of rolling hills 12 km to the peak of Hai Van. The Hai van pass is a real challenge for you. Then going down 12 km to Danang city before a transfer to HoiAn.
💢 Day 3: Hoi An Walking & Cooking & Boating (B, L/Cycling 35 km)
In the morning: You will enjoy an Ancient Hoian walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architecture and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market … Around the town we can see numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
In the afternoon: Cycle to Tra Que village. Join the farmers in farming, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other gardening activities. Next up, Hoi An boat tour! Follow your guide to the banks of the Thu Bon River to take to the waterways and discover even more of the area. Cruise the river, watch as the sun sets over the river, with bobbing local fishing boats adding to the atmosphere.
|Total Cycling Distance||125 km|
|Avg Distance/Day||45 km|
|Avg Climbing/Day||500 m|
|flag||Tour Ends||Hoi An.|
|flight_land||Fly In To||Hue Airport.|
|flight_takeoff||Fly Out Of||Da Nang.|
|group||Group Size||2-10 Riders|
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