Hue Culture Shock Loop ( 3 nights / 4 days )
Day 1: Hoi An to Prao
Experience the back end of the Hai Van pass, riding through countryside roads and into remote mountain communities before arriving in Prao. Explore this off the beaten track hill tribe community – friendly locals and beautiful scenery are plentiful.
Day 2: Prao to Hue
Day two starts with an early-morning local breakfast before we take a new section of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and then cut through unspoiled rainforest along the Lao border and over spectacular mountain passes. Enjoy a picnic lunch at an enticing, crystal clear waterfall, where you can cool off before we continue on our journey. We travel through the An Shau Valley, a famous battleground during the American war, before descending to Hue City in time for sunset over the Perfume River.
Day 3: City Tour in Hue
On day three we do a comprehensive motorbike tour of Hue. The tour visits the citadel, royal tombs while snaking through the back streets of Hue. A delicious vegetarian lunch prepared by Buddhist nuns is served at a local pagoda. After lunch we experience the rural surrounds of Hue stopping to see traditional handicrafts being made as well as visiting some US war sites.
Day 4: Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass
Riding out off Hue and following a unique coastal route we stop for a special seafood lunch at a local beach. Dive into the pristine ocean water before we continue onto Hai Van Pass, the highest point on Highway 1. We ride on wide open roads, free from traffic and with unmatched scenery before reaching the famous China Beach. We stop for a cold drink at this recreational landmark before arriving in Hoi An.
( Approx. 530km )
|Optional Abseiling at Marble Mountain on day 1:
Highlights of the tour
* Ethnic minority villages
We walk up Marble Mountain into the rappelling area, which takes about 10 to 15 minutes.
Tour starts at 9am
Tours begin between 07:00am and 09:00am depending on the duration of the route and your preference.All prices include English or French speaking guide, accommodation, entry tickets to sites, motorbikes, helmets and petrol.