OVERVIEW

Central Vietnam In Depth

The geographic heart of the nation, central Vietnam is packed with historic sights and cultural interest, all featuring in this tour.

ITINERARY

Da Nang | Hue | Hoi An

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Day 01

Danang Arrival – Transfer To Hue

Welcome to Hue!

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Meals: Not included

Upon arriving in Danang, your tour guide will personally meet you at the airport and transfer to Hue city.
Check in hotel and free time.
Day 02

Hue

Visit the highlights of Hue city tour today

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

In the morning, the guide and driver will drive you to Hue Citadel. Walk around and take a look into the special feudal relics of immense architectural and cultural values. Visit the major sites including the Imperial Citadel with Forbidden Royal City. Visit the tomb and monument of King Tu Duc located in a very beautiful area. This is an opportunity to learn more about Nguyen Kings and to enjoy the spectacular landscape.

Vegetarian lunch, served by nuns in a Pagoda.

In the afternoon, take a boat trip along poetic Perfume River to reach the ancient Thien Mu pagoda, a special cultural - historical site where still preserves a legendary tale about the Heaven Fairy Lady since Nguyen Dynasty. Conclude your day with a visit of Dong Ba market – The biggest local market in Hue.
Day 03

Hue – Phong Nha – Ke Bang – Hue

Enjoy the Phong Nha and Paradise cave

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

In the morning, departure for Phong Nha (Quang Binh province). On the way, stop for a sightseeing of the Basilica of Our Lady of La Vang – a catholic church built in the forest near Quang Tri up from the old DMZ, later, several buildings of La Vang were rebuilt and destroyed during the war.

Lunch in Dong Hoi city.

Continue to Paradise Cave and begin to explore the glamour of Asia’s longest and largest dry cave. You will travel by buggy through dense forest for about 2km, then climb about 500 rocky steps, and you’re in Paradise. Begin your journey to explore the magical Heaven – the Eden on earth with special stalagmites, stalactites system with sparkling, mysterious beauty, out of human beings imagination. Return to Hue, on the way stop to visit Hien Luong Bridge and Ben Hai River which became an important landmark in division of the country into north and south zone along the 17th parallel during the American war..
Day 04

Hue – Danang – Bana Hills

Reach Ba Na hill station by calble car

Accommodation: Hotel in Da Nang

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning, your guide escorts you to Danang.

Arrive at Ba Na Hills and take a Cable Car which gains 5 world scores to Ba Na hills station. Stop at By Night station to visit Vong Nguyet hills, Linh Ung pagoda, the Old Villas of French. Continue moving up by cable car to the Nui Chua Mountainthe top of Ba Na range, visiting Nginh Phong top, Le Nim Villas, Orchid Garden, Golden Bridge… Experience hill climbing train (first and unique funicular in Vietnam) and visit an old French cellar (Debay Ancient Wine Cellar), flower garden Le Jardin D’amour and Linh Ung Pagoda.
The entrance fees are not included to visit waxwork (100,000VND ~$5 per person), electric train climp up mountain (70, 000VND~$3.5 per person). 

Your lunch will be served at Ba Na.
Day 05

Da Nang – Hoi An

Enjoy Hoi An culture on a walking tour and visit some highlights on the way

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Meals: Breakfast

From Da Nang city center, transfer to Linh Ung pagoda of Son Tra peninsula. In Da Nang, there are 3 pagodas with the same name Linh Ung. One on Marble Mountain, one on Ba Na Hills and the rest is in Son Tra peninsula. Linh Ung pagoda of Son Tra peninsula is largest pagoda in Central Vietnam. Arrive there, we can feel the cool sea wind, see Da Nang panoramic, the Arhat statues and Lady Buddha statues which are the tallest in Viet Nam.

Leaving Linh Ung pagoda, visit Marble Mountain. Marble Mountain, located between Da Nang and Hoi An, is a fairyland with a dreamlike scenery, pagodas, and grottoes. You will be amazed in front of the unique architecture of the pagoda and temple. Besides, we will conquer 108 steps from foot to top of the mountain. Explore Marble Mountain, don’t forget to stop at Xa Loi tower, Tam Thai pagoda, Tang Chon cave, Hoa Nghiem cave, Huyen Khong cave …

Lunch at a local restaurant.
 
In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarters to see the town's landmarks of Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, Phuc Kien Temple and local market.
Day 06

Hoian – Danang Departure

You say goodbye to our team at Danang Airport

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Breakfast

You are free at your leisure for shopping or relaxing before heading to Danang airport for your flight back home.

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TOUR INCLUSIONS

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to
give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
Trip Inclusions
  • Accommodation based on double/twin share room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Ba Na Hills cable car
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Boat trip as mentioned
Trip Exclusions
  • All international airfares
  • Visa service
  • Tips, beverages and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Others not mentioned in inclusions

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