Hoi An, formerly known as Faifo, is one of the most popular tourist cities of Central Vietnam. Its architecture reflects a combination between Asian and Western style as this was a famous trading port in 17th – 18th centuries attracting trades from all over the world. Hoi An was recognized by UNESCO in 1999 as World Heritage Site. Some popular places in Hoi An like: Japanese Bridge, Museum of Sa Huynh Culture. Museum of Trade Ceramics, Phung Hung House will definitely satisfy those who love history.
If you haven’t seen the stand out beauty of Hai Van pass, watched the fisherman feeding the oyster or tried surfing. Our company creates this tour for you. You will gain many exotic experiences, share awesome moments with our drivers on our private car from Hoi An to Hue.
It takes about 4-hour drive from Hoi An to Hue, however taking a private car service will help you to have chances to stop and visit some beautiful places on the way like: Marble Mountain, Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach…The trip starts in the morning, our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hoi An to depart to Hue.
The first stop is Marble Mountain, also known as Ngu Hanh Son in Vietnamese. The mountain is located 8 km on the south - east of Da Nang, in Hoa Khue village, Hoa Vang district. Marble Mountain consists of five marble and limestone mountains symbolizing for five elements in the universe that is: Kim Son (metal), Moc Son (wood), Thuy Son (water), Hoa Son (fire) and Tho Son (earth). The mountains have a complicated caves and tunnels system making itself more mysterious for tourists. Among the five mountains, Thuy Son is the highest one and also the main attraction that includes many caves and Buddhist temples. Accessible by 150 stone steps, the top of Thuy Son offers a breathtaking panoramic view of mountains and rivers. Right on the foot of Marble Mountain is Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village, with nearly two hundred years of history, this is a famous traditional village for carving fine art stone. From here in the village, you can easily find many stunning jewelries made from precious stones, jade or big stone statues. Each product is made within hours with skillful hands of the artists.
The next stop we want to recommend you is My Khe Beach. My Khe beach not only was honored by Forbes as one of the most attractive beaches on the planet,but also was voted by Australia's "Sun Herald Sun" as one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia. With the crystal blue sky, fine white sand, mild slopes, and coconut trees, My Khe beach offers visitors a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. This is an ideal place for sightseeing, swimming and taking pictures or simply just a perfect stop for taking rest after a long drive.
With the trip from Hoi An or Da Nang to Hue, many drivers take the tunnel for safety reason when they go pass Hai Van Pass but traveling with our private car service, we recommend you to take a trip over the pass to get a majestic view from the top of the Hai Van Pass. Hai Van Pass is a natural border between Thua Thien Hue province and Da Nang City with 21km length. Hai Van means “ Sea Clouds” because the peak of the mountain is almost in the cloud around the year and the foot of the mountain located nearby the sea. This is considered the most beautiful and tough pass in Vietnam. Hai Van Pass offers a majestic mountain view and clear blue ocean, overlooking Da Nang city, Son Tra Peninsula, Lang Co beach…standing 500m above the sea level makes Hai Van the highest pass in Vietnam. Getting over the pass, you can have both interesting experience and thrilling feelings that leaves you a strong impression. The road bending along the mountainside makes it like a ribbon crossing the heaven and earth. Hai Van Pass deserves to be recognized as a perfect picture that created by the wonders of the Creator and the talented man-made. On the top of the pass, there are still many historic relics remaining till today, the old watch-tower, bullet holes in the wall showing a difficult period time during the war here. Hai Van Pass will satisfy your desire to conquer high peaks and reminds you of the glorious past of Viet Nam’s history.
Just by the foot of Hai Van Pass, you can take a rest at Lang Co beach known as the most beautiful beach in Thua Thien Hue province. The beach is famous for its beautiful natural landscape and pure sea wildness with the average temperature about 25 degrees in summer. Lang Co also contains all the beauty that nature can offer: green tropical forest, fine white sand and clear blue water, it is the 3rd beach bay of Vietnam (after Nha Trang and Ha Long Bay) that are listed in 30 most beautiful bays in the world. Being at Lang Co beach, you can immerse yourself in fresh air, peaceful atmosphere and beautiful landscapes as well as enjoy delicious fresh seafood in some local restaurants.
The trip will continue to Lap An Lagoon. Located in Phu Loc district, surrounded by Bach Ma Mountain Range, Lap An lagoon is a beautiful picture of mountains, sea, cloud and sky and it has become more and more popular for tourists in Vietnam and all over the world. In addition to the beautiful natural scenery, the lagoon is also home of many animals and aquatic plants, especially oysters. The oysters here bring a high nutrition and regarded as ‘jewel of heaven’ by local people.
If you are interested in visiting Elephant Spring, it costs only $10 extra to explore this place that would be an ideal rest stop on hot summer days after a long drive and sightseeing. The spring named after a rock in an elephant shape in the area, it consists of several natural pools with clear cool water, spending some hours here will help you have the most relaxing time by soaking in the blue water, resting on the big rocks, listening to the birds and enjoying some local specialties.
After a long interesting day trip, you will arrive in Hue city in the late afternoon and our driver will drop you off at your hotel and the trip finishes then.
The trip starts in the morning, our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Hoi An to depart to Hue.
|Private Car||4 Seats (SEDAN)||7 Seats (SUV)||16 Seats (VAN)|
|Type of cars||Toyota Vios
Mercedes Benz Sprinter
*Note: These prices are per vehicle, not per person.
- New and modern cars
- Professional driver (English& Korea speaking, careful and friendly).
- Free Wifi on car
- Petrol, road tolls, parking fees.
- Mineral Water, refreshing tissue.
- Entrance fees and personal fees.
- You have to pay 30$ extra if you require a tour guide.
You can stop anywhere along the way without paying any extra.