Details

Unique Experiences:

•  Overnight train ride from Hanoi to Hue
•  Fine car trip from Hue to Hoi An via the Hai Van Pass
•  Cycling trip in Hoi An
•  Ambience of Hoi An
•  Easy life. We handle logistics. You create your own adventure

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

WANT THIS ALL TO YOURSELF?
For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour.
Please contact us for further details and booking.

Trip Length: 6 Day(s) 5 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Everyday
Travel Season:

All Year
September - November is monsoon season. Expect some rain
June - August is summer and the temperature is hot

Type of Transportation: Car, Overnight Train and Bicycle
Type of Accommodation: Backpacker hotel - standard rooms with aircon and private bathroom and toilet
Physical Rate: 1/5
Included in Price:

Meals: 4 x breakfast, 1 x Lunch
Accommodation: 1 night in overnight train (4 berth soft sleeper) and 4 nights at Backpacker hotels
Transport: Car transfer to/from train stations, train from Hanoi to Hue and car from Hue to Hoi An
Activities Bicycle and cooking tour in Hoi An

There is no overall guide on the tour, but a guide/driver who speaks basic English according to itinerary.

Excluded from Price:

•  Vietnam visa
•  Travel insurance
•  Drinks
•  Personal expenses
•  Tips
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Map

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

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi - 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.
Accommodation: Overnight
on train (soft-sleeper class in 4-berth cabin)

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. At around 10:52 am, your train will arrive at Hue station and you will be picked up by your driver and transfered to 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: Overnight
at Hue Home Hotel

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 tehir catch of the day.
Meals: Breakfast included
Accommodation: Overnight at Hue Home hotel


Day 4: Hue – Hoi An
After breakfast, at 09:00, 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. As you have checked in to your hotel, the rest of the afternoon will be free for you to walk the streets of the city. To take in its cosyness and colonial charm.
Meals: Breakfast included
Accommodation: Overnight at Hoang Trinh Hotel.

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 and transfered 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 buffalos.
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.
Continue riding your bike to TraQue 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 – with stomachs full and your curiosity satisfied. For today at least.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch included
Accommodation: Overnight at Hoang Trinh Hotel


Day 6: Hoi An departure
With a backpack full of memories you will check out before 12:00. Continue on your own towards new adventures or comtact us to help you with your onwards travels, information or inspiration.
Meals: Breakfast

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