Central Vietnam Heritage Road: Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha

Central Vietnam Heritage Road: Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha
  • Central Vietnam Heritage Road: Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, Phong Nha

7 days

Begin to explore the World Heritage Road from Da Nang, the gateway to central Vietnam. Located about halfway between Hanoi in the north and Ho Chi Minh City in the south, Da Nang is at the heart of the ancient Kingdom of Champa, home of the Cham civilization who ruled the region for over 1,500 years.

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  • Trip highlights

    The route encompasses no less than four UNESCO-designated World Heritage Sites; the sixteenth century silk route trading port of Hoi An; My Son Valley, the sacred remains of the ancient Cham civilization, the ancient imperial city of Hue and impressive Phong Nha cave, a matrix of 65km of caves and underground rivers.

    Brief itinerary

    Day 1.: Arrival Da Nang (Dinner) Day 2.: Da Nang - Ba Na Hill - Hue (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 3.: Hue Sightseeing Tour (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 4.: Hue - Phong Nha (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 5.: Hue - Hoi An (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 6.: Hoi An - My Son sanctuary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Day 7.: Hoi An - Da Nang - Departure (Breakfast)

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1. Arrival Da Nang

    Arrival at Da Nang airport, meet our guide and transferring to your hotel in Da Nang. Start to visit Cham Museum, Non Nuoc beach before having dinner at the restaurant with traditional Aspara dancing performance. Overnight in Da Nang

    Meal: Dinner

    Day 2. Da Nang - Ba Na Hill - Hue

    After breakfast, head out for Ba Na hill, take cable car up to the Nui Chua Mountain – the top of Ba Na range, visiting Nginh Phong top, Le Nim Villas, Orchid Garden... Lunch at Ba Na Morin restaurant. Then be free for joining games in Fantasy Park – the third biggest indoor games zone in Vietnam with series of interesting games: 4 – 5D film, skiver, The death race..

    Afternoon leaving Da Nang for Hue, on the way to stop for sightseeing the high mountain pass of Hai Van; Lang Co beach; the lagoon far below with Da Nang spread out. Arrive in Hue check in your hotel, have dinner and enjoy Royal traditional music on Perfume River (Hue royal music also recognized as Cultural World Heritage). Overnight in Hue

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 3. Hue Sightseeing Tour

    The morning you'll board a boat for a cruise on the Perfume River giving you a taste of the scenic countryside, as well as an enjoyable visit to the beautiful Pagoda of Thien Mu with its impressive Heavenly Lady seven-story tower. Then continue on to visit the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes and Khai Dinh tomb. Returning to the city to have lunch at a typical Garden House (Y Thao Garden) and visit the Imperial Citadel of Hue and the Dong Ba market, then return to your hotel to freshen-up. Dinner and overnight in Hue

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4. Hue - Phong Nha

    Early overland depart to Quang Binh province, stopover on the way to visit Vinh Moc tunnel - an underground miniaturized village - is the largest historical tunnel in the DMZ of Vietnam. Arrive in Phong Nha, take a boat trip along Son river to explore Phong Nha cave, among 300 caves and grottos in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, only 20 have been surveyed. Notably, Phong Nha, is the most beautiful cave which holds several records for the highest and longest cave, the longest underground river, finest beaches inside and the most splendid stalagmites and stalactites. These amazing natural art works have been given beautiful names such as the "Lion", the "Fairy Caves", the "Royal Court", and the "Buddha".

    Return to Hue, on the way stop to visit Hien Luong Bridge and Ben Hai River on the 17th parallel. Dinner and overnight in Hue

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 5. Hue - Hoi An

    Morning depart to Hoi An via Da Nang, stop to visit Marble Mountain and Stone carving village in Da Nang before heading to Hoi An. Check in your hotel in Hoi An and explore the ancient city of Hoi An which is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site, we start exploring the ancient city of Hoi An highlights with Phuc Kien Communal House, Tan Ky ancient commercial house, Japanese covered Bridge, and Phung Hung Ancient Trading House. Visit one of the lantern making workshops. Overnight in Hoi An

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 6. Hoi An - My Son sanctuary

    Depart from your hotel to My Son sanctuary which was once an imperial city during the Champa dynasty, between the 4th and the 12th centuries. We travel about 50km from Hoi An to My Son sanctuary. It comprises many Champa temples, in a valley roughly two kilometers wide, surrounded by two mountain ranges. It was the site of religious ceremony of kings of the Champa dynasty, and was also a burial place of Champa royals and national heroes. The My Son temple complex is one of the foremost temple complexes of Hinduism in South East Asia and is the foremost heritage site of this nature in Vietnam. Though the complex has been destroyed over time, we still see many majestic ancient ruins of temples in the area.

    Back to Hoi An town to have lunch and visit the Thanh Ha pottery village, witness the various stages of production of the many kinds of pottery products. Free to take a walking around the town you can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like. Dinner and overningt in Hoi An

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 7. Hoi An - Da Nang - Departure

    Free at your own leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight home. End of service

    Meal: Breakfast

    The itinerary above could be customized to suit your desire, feel free to get in touch with us for the ideas and best quotation

  • Tour prices quoted in USD per person in private group

    Tour class 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
    Superior $682 $586 $454 $432
    Deluxe $793 $698 $566 $543

    Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

    Inclusion

    • Hotel accommodation based on sharing twin or double room with daily breakfast.
    • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary,
    • English speaking guide (other language available upon request)
    • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program,
    • Vietnamese set meals as specified in the itinerary (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
    • Boat trip & music show on Perfume River
    • Drink water

    Exclusion

    • International flight tickets and airport tax,
    • Beverages, personal expenses, tips
    • Travel insurance
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