One of the great pleasures of any visit to Hoi An is strolling along the beautiful streets of the old town at night under the flickering lights of the many beautiful lanterns. These simple yet colorful lanterns are both part of Hoi An culture and Hoi An today. We offer you a tour to a traditional Hoi An handicraft village to make some lanterns.
Day 1: Hue to Prao
We start at 9 am in Hue, pick you up at the hotel and going onto highway Nr. 49 in to the surrounding countryside of Thua Thien Hue province. We entering a new planted jungle, was destroyed once during the war by Agent Orange. See the regrowing nature, enjoy the fresh air is coming down the hills and feel the spirit of freedom. See locals working in the jungle before we arrive the Mau Waterfall is 40 km away from Hue. Here you can swim and relax a bit. Then we are going up to the Ma Oi Pass and driving into amazing hillside, with huge mountains on the horizon. After this beautiful ride we reached Bot Do, located at the famous Ho Chi Minh Trail, at 12.30 pm for lunch. Now we ride on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, that follows the Lao Border for some kilometers. There are a couple of minority villages and amazing waterfalls, right for a bath to cool down, before we entering the deep jungle near A Tep. On the last part of day 1 we going down to Prao and see plenty of minority houses located at the Ho Chi Minh Trail. See the different kinds of living, working and beeing and visit friendly and happy people managing their hard life. With the mind full of impressions we reached Prao town to stop overnight. Free time at night let you imaging the passing day.
Day 2: Prao town – My Son – Hoi An
After the breakfast we start at 8.30 am and following the Ho Chi Minh Trail again. The big and very nice road takes us to some beautiful lakes on the bottom of huge mountains. In Thanh My we leaving the HoChi Minh Trail and heading onto My Son, crossing two rivers and riding through the countryside to the World Herritage of My Son. We arriving at 1 p.m. to have lunch and a deep look into Cham history, is similiar to Angkor Wat. Take your time to let set the impressions before we going on the last part to Hoi An. We’ll arrive at 3 pm, enough time to find another hotel or visit the city