Hai Van Pass For Beginners

Hai Van Pass For Beginners? Hai Van Pass is located along the central coast of Vietnam, like a giant dragon, is one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Hai Van Pass lies on the Hai Van Mountainside and connects the 2 major destinations of Da Nang and Hue. It is about 21 kilometers long stretch on the National Highway 1. Hai Van Pass attracts visitors who are passionate about exploring and experiencing the beautiful scenery.

Hai Van Pass For Beginners

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With a height of 500m above sea level, and a length of 21km, the pass of these oceanic clouds gives us breathtaking landscapes of the stretched coastline of Vietnam. It is called “the ocean cloud pass” in Vietnam  as the peak of the mountain is in the clouds while its foot is close to the sea.  Hai Van Pass is also  recognized internationally for its scenic beauty as “deserted ribbon of perfection and one of the best coastal roads in the world”.

Hai Van Pass

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Things to do at Hai Van Pass

– Hai Van Pass Top Gear:

In recent years, Hai Van Pass Top Gear is known as one of the most beautiful drives in Vietnam and a popular choice for visitors experiencing the feeling of adventure. However, it is also one of the most dangerous due to foggy or misty from the sea. Therefore, you should be careful when driving.

Hai Van Pass in Hue

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– Hai Van Quan Gate:

The Hai Van Gate (Hai Van Quan) was built in 1826 under the rule of the Nguyen dynasty’s King Minh Mang to protect the Hue Imperial Citadel and control Da Nang’s waterfront. It’s also named in Vietnamese – “Hai Van Quan” – on the side of the gate facing the Hue Imperial Citadel, and the words “Thien ha de nhat hung quan” on the other side facing Da Nang. Visitors will get the opportunity to see the architectural works bearing the imprint of the Vietnam war still preserved at Hai Van Quan gate.

Hai Van Pass in Danang

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From here, you will have a chance to see the marvelous panorama of Da Nang city, Tien Sa Port, Son Tra Peninsula, and the picturesque endless white-sand beaches. It’s really an great view and words can not enough to let you know how beautiful this pass is. It’s your great chance to take the amazing photos on the top of Hai Van Pass.

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– Discovering the beauty of Lang Co Beach

Lang Co Beach is about 14 kilometers from Hai Van Pass. You can see the spacious and picturesque beach and enjoy the fresh air recognized as one of the nicest beaches in Vietnam. You shouldn’t miss this special beach when traveling across Hai Van Pass.

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How To Get To Hai Van Pass

Hai Van Pass from Hoi An

The most popular route to travel from Hoi An to Hue is through Hai Van Pass. You can rent a motorbike or private car at the starting point (Hue or Hoi An) and return it at your destination.

Hai Van Pass from Hue

It will be exciting if you take the private car or motorbike along the coast from Hue. Follow the road 49 in Thuan An direction and along a large lake to return to National Highway 1A. You will see the beautiful views during the trip.

Hai Van pass to Da Nang

Hai Van Pass is the boundary between Hue city and Da Nang. If you take a flight to Hue first, you can enjoy a wonderful Hai Van Pass on the way from Hue to Da Nang. You can freely stop at any place just for sightseeing, taking pictures of memories or resting if you use the private car or mortobike.

Hai Van Pass For Beginners

Best Time to Visit Hai Van Pass

The best time to visit Hai Van Pass is from January to March, the weather is these months is dry and pleasant, the temperature is usually between 22 to 28 degrees.

In April and May, the weather is dry but  hot and humid during the day, it’s also a great time to visit Hai Van Pass.

From June to August is the peak season in Vietnam,  there are a lot of domestic tourists come in during the summer.

From September to the end of December (wet season), the pass becomes very risky during this time because of the fog and clouds.

When visiting Hai Van Pass, make sure that you have these essential things with you: Sunscreen, long-sleeved tops, and long pants. During the cooler months, a warmer and waterproof layer is also recommended because the weather is quite cold on the top of the pass.

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