Details

Unique Experiences:
  • Overnight train ride from Hanoi to Hue 
  • Fine car trip from Hue to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass
  • Cycling in Hoi An and enjoy the embience of the city
Participants:
Up to 8 travelers may book this trip. A minimum of two travelers is required for this trip to depart.
Trip Length: 6 Day(s) 5 Night(s)
Type of Transportation:
Car, train and bicycle
Type of Accommodation:
  • 4 nights in standard hotels with private bathroom
Physical Rate: 1/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch
Accommodation: 4 nights in standard hotels with private bathroom
Transportation: Car and train

Excluded from Price:
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guides and drivers
  • All other expenses not stated as included

Map

Locations Visited:
Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An
Start City:
Hanoi
End City:
Hoi An

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi to Hue by night train
You will be picked up from your hotel in Hanoi around 20:45 – 21:15 and transferred by taxi to the train station. Your guide will give you the train ticket, show you the bed and give you a bit of information. The night train leaves at 22:20 where you slowly flow into the night.

Transportation: Overnight train in 4-berth cabin soft-sleeper class from Hanoi to Hue


Day 2: Hue arrival and time to explore
Experience the sunrise while you’re in the train, morning birds tweeting around you and local life slowly coming to a start. Upon arrival at Hue train station, you'll be picked up dropped off at your hotel. In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore the historical and cultural city. You can visit, admire and discover for yourselves the temple ruins, royal tombs and ancient kings' palaces or do a stroll along the Perfume River.

Accommodation: Hue Home Hotel, or similar

Day 3: Hue free time to explore
The day is free for you to plan as you please. You may want to bike the surroundings or watch the local fishermen safely secure their catch of the day.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hue Home Hotel, or similar


Day 4: Hue to Hoi An
After breakfast, your driver will pick you up from your hotel and head Southwards. On the way, you will pass the great Hai Van pass where you can stop to take pictures. After around 3.5 hours of driving, you will arrive in Hoi An. After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the afternoon will be free for you to walk the streets of the city or to take in its coziness and colonial charm.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hoang Trinh Hotel, or similar


Day 5: Hoi An Culinary and Active Outskirts
And so, your South Adventure Begins. You will be picked up at 08:30 from your hotel to the address 548 Cua Dai Street, which is the starting point for your adventure ahead. Slowly, you will concur the streets and start the day by cycling along the Thu Bon River paying a visit to a local fishing village. Continue riding at a peaceful pace along country lanes while taking in the mesmerizing natural surroundings. Observe local life on the go and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields using centuries of farming practices. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges and past fields of water buffaloes.

Take a short break with a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying an hour ride in one of the famous, yet traditional round Basket Boats in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. You'll continue riding your bike to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetables are produced for the local community. At the village, you will be shown the environmentally sustainable practices, which the local villagers have used for centuries and are still being used extensively today. Visit a local family and after a short, informative and fun cooking lesson, we sit down for a delicious lunch. Enjoy!
After lunch, ride back to your hotel where the tour ends around 15:30 and with stomachs full with your curiosity satisfied. For today at least!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hoang Trinh Hotel, or similar


Day 6: Hoi An departure
With a backpack full of memories, you will need to check out before 12:00 and continue on your own towards new adventures.

Meals: Breakfast

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