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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the journey on a motorbike starting from Hoi An. The way to reach the pass is very easy but is not very scenic. The pass itself has a really nice view but it s more like a hill. You are on the top...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We were on the back of motor bikes and enjoyed the scenery all the way. The top of pass is steeped in history which extends back hundreds of years and not just the American/ Vietnam war as I first thought. The locals working the various...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Manni B
Reviewed April 11, 2019

We got a car from Hoi An back to pick up a flight out of Da Nang and detoured over the Hai Van Pass. Like a lot of drives that are built up to be something spectacular it was a little underwhelming. Not because there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank d0gm
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Decided to hire a bike and travel from Hoi An to the lagoon the other side of the pass. It was OK, not at all dangerous compared to riding in the cities. Nice views and road well maintained, but really nothing special. The lagoon at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jamest413
Reviewed March 6, 2019

We drove over the pass on our way from Hue to Hoi An. Halfway up the pass, the clouds and fog descended and you could no longer see any view. The clouds made the trip not worth the extra time, and we would have been...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ono O
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Spectacular view not to be missed while in Vietnam. We were in our way from DaNang to Hue and stopped here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Janet N
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

If you like windy roads with great views you'll like this. A famous stretch of road made all the more famous on Top Gear a few years ago. So, what's it actually like? Well good views that's for sure. Worthwhile if you fancy the notoriety...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank RicardoBowie
Reviewed February 8, 2019

I traveled from Hoi An to Hue Via the Pass- well worth it if you have the time. On a clear day you can see town, apparently, but the day I went the cloud obscured it. I did see the beach way down below, though,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Pamela G
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

This has got to be one of the greatest days of my life. So epic, so scenic, so thrilling. I took the route all the way from Hoi An to Hue with companions, some of whom were travelling Vietnam. The beauty of the country and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
6  Thank Tom P
Reviewed February 4, 2019

one of the highlights of Da nang and Hue. the view is breathtaking and drive was super cool. i took a bike ride from da nang and went to Hue through this famous Hoi van pass. there are many view points enroute and u must...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.