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The drive from Da Nang to Hue.
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All reviews da nang top gear amazing views lang co private car danang city take photos beautiful drive winding road both sides vietnam war scenic route enjoy the view across the road be careful sunny day nice view
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a motorbike trip over the pass and back. Whilst it was raining on our first visit to the summit, it was dry on the return journey. At the top of the pass, there is an area for coaches and cars to park, so...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are travelling from danang to hue, it will be worth it to take the Hai Van Pass and tunnel for experience. Make sure the hai van pass travelling is during the day for the scenic view. On top of the hill was previously...More

1  Thank mobikom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

travelling from Hue to Hoi An our tour operator wanted to give the Hai Van pass road a miss, preferring to take the newish road tunnel that passes thought the mountain. We decided otherwise and persuaded our driver to take the mountain route. We were...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cycled across Hai Van pass as part of Spice Roads Saigon to Hanoi Tour. Long hot day to get to the top....be sure to stop at the little cafe along the way (water side) with incredibly friendly locals and a great break....views were amazing....although the...More

Thank murraydave
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I had mixed feelings about whether I was keen or not to do this - my boyfriend is confident on the scooter/motorbike and so we had talked about renting one and doing it ourselves. After reading through the reviews I was even more dubious about...More

4  Thank Vickyjoanna
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This pass has been a key strategic location for centuries and most recently in the USA vs Vietnam war. We decided to cycle up 10 Km, probably one of the hardest things I have ever done, but well worth it. At the top are the...More

Thank GADGET1967
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely has to be top of your to do list if your in the Da Nang/ Hoi An/ Hue area. Did it a couple of years ago on my own which was a hoot. This time two up was every bit as good, in some...More

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Immortalised in a Top Gear 2008 special on Vietnam this is a petrol heads dream! Winding up over the Truong Son mountain range this 21km stretch of road offers up fantastic views from its lofty height. It was virtually deserted other than for tourists and...More

Thank fluffymonkey
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend went to sleep and I had a few hours to kill so I decided to hop on my motorbike and ride the hai van pass. It’s an amazing ride with beautiful scenery everywhere. The road was pristine. Only scary thing is the large...More

Thank mikejunelee
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

What an experience Hired a bike in Ha Long Bay & went for it. The drive for a complete novice was fairly simple. Didn’t use sat nav just a google map before we set off. The scenery is breathtaking & the roads a joy to...More

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November 23, 2018|
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Response from fluffymonkey | Reviewed this property |
Lap An Lagoon is a nice stop off along the way.
October 18, 2018|
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Response from Sagitaur | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying in Hoi An you find plenty of tour companies that can satisfy your needs. You can look on Trip Advisor and /or Danang / Hoi An Expats facebook page.
August 15, 2018|
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Response from SonyaC694 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are bathroom facilities, but make sure you have your own paper (tissues are fine) and hand sanitiser. If you've travelled through Asia before you'll know this is a fairly standard requirement.