When you arrive in Vietnam, besides the cultural and historical monuments in the North Vietnam or the fruit orchards in the Mekong Delta in the South Vietnam, Heritage Road in central also a great experience that you should not be ignored.
World Heritage Road in Central Vietnam starts from Quang Binh Province to Quang Nam Province. In addition to the main attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the beautiful sceneries along the way.
From Hue to Hoian, there is many way of transportation such as: shuttle bus, tourist bus, taxi. However, to more comfortable, more convenient and using maximize your travel time; private car is a reasonable choice. Hue to Hoian is about 130 Km. It will take you about 3.5 hours driving. We can depart in the morning or in the afternoon. And, we will photo stop at some places and take a short of break en route such as Cau Hai lagoon, Lang Co Beach, Fishing Village, Hai Van Pass ( Known as Cloudy Pass)…
Cau Hai Lagoon is located in Phu Loc District. With 11.200ha of water surface, this is a part of the biggest lagoon system in Southeast Asia. You can get acquainted with many fishing method of local fisher-men and enjoy specific seafood of the brackish water.
The second rest stop is Lang Co Beach – the third bay of Vietnam in the list of 30 most beautiful ocean bays in the world. When arrive here, you will have about 20 minutes to free walking along the seashore, taking a photo and drink some coconuts before continue the journey.
Conquering Hai Van Pass – Cloudy Pass will be the next exciting experience in your journey from Hue to Hoian by private car. Hai Van pass is 20 Km long and 500m above sea level. It’s the natural border between Hue and Danang City. You will enjoy driving on the winding road and seeing beautiful sceneries here. On the top of the pass, there are many cafeterias and you can sip a hot cup of coffee, watching the clouds climb over the ridge and save these wonderful moments.
In Danang City, you will visit Cham Museum – where has the world’s largest collection of Cham sculptures. Entrance fee is 40,000vnd ~ $2usd. Next tourist attraction is Marble Mountains. You will have a chance to explore many caves and visiting many sacred pagodas. Entrance fee cost only 15,000vnd ~ $0.75usd. You can buy ticket for elevator for go up the top of mountains if you are lazy in walking. Besides, Stone Carving Village is also an interesting destination.
Don’t forget to ask your driver or hotel receptionist about Hoi An local foods. It’s delicious favor and extremely cheap.
More transfer tips in Vietnam:
1. Distance between Hoi An and Hue
2. Best way travel Hoi An to Hue and versa
3. Hoi An travel guide