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Vietnam Central Highlights – Beach & Culture
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ATA-VN-CH06 6 days 5 nights

In this journey, the UNESCO heritage towns of Hoi An and Hue await your discovery. Having served as the old imperial capital city, Hue still remains the cultural heart of the country with its many ancient buildings, museums and buildings. Hoi An was once an important trading port town and the traditional shophouses and small lane-ways offer a glimpse into Vietnam’s storied past. Let’s us take you to enjoy the best that Central Vietnam has to offer.

Tour summary

Day 1: Danang Arrival – Hoi An
Day 2: My Son – Hoi An Heritage Walking Tour
Day 3: Hoi An – Cham Island Snorkeling Day
Day 4: Hoi An – Drive to Hue
Day 5: Hue City Tour
Day 6: Hue Departure

Itinerary

DayActivitiesLocation
1

Da Nang Arrival – Drive to Hoi An (-/-/D)

Upon arrival at Danang International Airport, greeted by our tour guide and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An. There is no activity today except for the welcome dinner in a secret restaurant in town. Overnight in Hoi An.

Da Nang - Hoi An
2

My Son – Hoi An Heritage Walking Tour (B/L/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries. Back to Hoi An by mid-day for lunch.

In the afternoon, let’s have a Heritage Walking Tour in Hoi An old town. Tour includes Phuc Kien assembly hall, Japanese recovered bridge and one of the most famous old houses in town, Tan Ky house. After tour, you will have free time for shopping. Hoi An is one of the best places in Vietnam to shop for souvenirs at bargain prices including silk, handicrafts, antiques and paintings. Or you can visit the numerous art and craft shops and tailors, who can produce made-to-measure clothes for yourselves. At night, have a walk around discovering this small lovely town to see splendid lantern-streets. Overnight in Hoi An.

Hoi An - My Son
3

Hoi An – Cham Island Snorkeling Day (B/L/-) (Joined group)

Breakfast at your hotel.

8:00 – 8:25: Minivan pick up for customers at the hotel in Hoi An

8:30: Reach the pier & board the boat

8:45: Departure from the pier to reach the Marine Protected Areas of Cham Island.

10:00 – 11.00: Customers enjoy snorkeling under supervision of our guide with full equipment provided

11.00 – 11.45: Surface interval. Water, coffee, tea and snack available on board.

12:00 – 13.00: Make second snorkeling at second spot.

13.15: Boat leaving for Bai Chong tropical beach for lunch and relax

13.30 – 14.00: Enjoy Vietnamese seafood lunch on beach (water is provided during lunch)

Afternoon: Relax time on beach: hammocks free, swimming or extra snorkeling from the beach

15.30: Departure from the beach to return to mainland

16.45 – 17.00: Boat lands in Cua Dai pier: minivan drop customer off at your hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.

*Note: There is option of scuba dive for beginners (extra charge). Please advise if you would love to join. Also, option of private tour with speedboat is available.

 

Hoi An - Cham Island
4

Hoi An – Drive to Hue (B/L/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Farewell to Hoi An then depart for Hue. We stop over to Danang on the way for sightseeing My Khe beach, visit Cham Museum, the stone carving village of Non Nuoc. We also visit Marble Mountain, famed for its stonecutters and for being a “Viet Cong” guerilla hideout during the Vietnam War. Some other stops will be made on the way for you to view the scenic places including spectacular Hai Van cloudy pass and Lang Co resort beach…. Arrive Hue in the afternoon. Rest at leisure. Overnight in Hue.

Hoi An - Hue
5

Hue City Tour (B/L/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Today we have a full day tour to explore the historical city of Hue. You will be transferred to Van Lau quay and boarding to Hue’s typical boat – Dragon Boat and start cruising along romantic Huong river. Our first and must stop is Thien Mu Pagoda, the one which built in early of 17th century under the Nguyen Lord. It is time for us to understand the Buddhism of Vietnam and some uniques of Vietnamese pagoda architecture. We keep boating upstream and offshore to Tu Duc tomb, the most favored King in Nguyen Dynasty. A short walk to different parts of the tomb before we have a short visit to incense making village. Lunch at local restaurant and we set out to Dong Ba smelly market. Enjoy your local foods if you feel to and cyclo will take you into Thuong Tu gate to visit Hue icon – Forbidden city. Free time for sightseeing till transfer back to your hotel to rest after an active day. Overnight in Hue.

Hue
6

Hue Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at your hotel. Free time at leisure till check out time (12 pm). Our driver will bring you to airport for your departure flight. Tour ends at Phu Bai Airport in Hue.

Tour details

HOTEL LIST STANDARD OR SIMILAR

DestinationsSuperiorDeluxeLuxury
Hoi AnVinh Hung Emerald ResortEssence Hoi An HotelAlma Courtyard Hoi An
HueOrchid Hue HotelEldora HotelBest Western Premier Indochine Palace

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD)

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs. Our travel consultant will help you find the best hotel deals & promotion air-fare available at your booking time.

Period: 01 Jan  – 30 April 2016 & 01 Oct 2016 – 31 Dec 2016

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax7  – 8 pax9 pax and aboveSingle Sup.
SuperiorUSD520USD459USD418USD393USD378USD151
DeluxeUSD580USD518USD477USD452USD438USD210
LuxuryUSD769USD708USD667USD642USD627USD400

Promotion deal: 01 May – Sep 2016

Rate /Group2 pax3 – 4 pax5 – 6 pax7 – 8 pax9 pax and aboveSingle Sup.
SuperiorUSD508USD447USD407USD382USD369USD145
DeluxeUSD547USD486USD446USD421USD407USD183
LuxuryUSD739USD678USD638USD613USD599USD375

TRIP INCLUDED

  • Expert English speaking tour guides
  • Accommodation in double or twin share
  • All private transfers and transport in modern van (A/C)
  • Entrance fees during guided time
  • Meals as indicated on itinerary: B – Breakfast; L – Lunch; D – Dinner
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Service charges and government tax

TRIP EXCLUDED

  • Visa and visa arrangement fee
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Meals not indicated on itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses (tips, gratuities,…)
  • Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24th December and 31st December if have
  • Surcharge for Tet Holiday or other peak periods if have

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