The Mixing of Adventure & Heritage Sites Visit in Central Vietnam 10 days
The center of Vietnam is home to many of the most important natural and man-made sites in the country.
Stretching from Quang Binh to Quang Nam, the trip “The Mixing of Adventure & Heritage Sites in Central Vietnam 10 days” is the combination of heritage and the intangible which was recognized by UNESCO: Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh), Hue Imperial City & Royal Music, and Quang Nam (with two heritage sites, Hoi An and My Son). On your route you will have a chance to discover many other attractions such as Bana Hill, Cham Island, Tam Giang Lagoon as well as the beautiful beaches of Cua Dai, Non Nuoc, Lang Co, Thuan An and Nhat Le. And for those who love adventure, snorkeling at Bai Nam and kayaking on the Chay River will be a must when joining in this tour.
- You choose your date of departure
- Private tour with English speaking guide
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
- Domestic return flight SGN/HAN – Danang/ Hue
- All private transportation
- Accommodation shared in Double/Twin room with daily breakfast
- Experienced English speaking guide.
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Tissues and water on coach.
- Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter.
- Services charges and government tax.
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
- No extra charge after services confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flights & departure taxes
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Peak season surcharge if any
- Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
- Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 45 & 02 passport photos per person)
- Other services not mentioned above.
Day 01: Arrival Hanoi/Sai Gon - Danang
On arrival at the airport, our staff will welcome and escort you to the domestic terminal for the short flight to Danang. Arriving at Danang Airport, you will go to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day you will have free time for relaxing after a long flight, and you will enjoy the beautiful beach before overnight stay at Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsular Resort & Spa in a Premium Ocean View Room.
Day 02: Diving and Seeing Coral in Son Tra Pe
In the morning our tour guide & driver will pick you up at the hotel then transfer you to the meeting point. At 08:30 you will leave Pham Van Dong beach and take a boat to Hon Sup, Bai Nam which is popular for surfing on other marine fun. There is also Bai But, Bai Rang, Buddha, with long sandy beaches along the forest line. Next you will prepare view local corals green bird fishes and amberjacks with amazing colors. Next you will have lunch and time for relaxing at your leisure before an overnight stay at Intercontinental Danang Sun Peninsular Resort & Spa in a Premium Ocean View Room.
Day 03: Danang - Hoi An (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to Hoi An. On the way, you will stop for a visit at the Cham Museum and handicraft villages at the foot of Marble Mountain. From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. You will enjoy a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tam Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge. Following the tour there will be free time to shop or relax. You will stay overnight at the Fusion Alya Resort in a Duplex Room.
Day 04: Cham Island - full day (B/L)
Cham Island with its cool climate, beautiful and clean beaches with white sand, transparent water and protected marine habitats has attracted many tourists recently. You will be picked up at your hotel then transfer to Cua Dai harbor at 07:30 where you will depart for a 1.25 hour cruise. Be sure to bring along our camera to capture the spectacular monument views while cruising to Cham Island. You will arrive at Lang village and the tour guide will help you understand more about Cham Island and its history. You will pay a visit to the Marine Protected Area, the boat shelter, Hai Tang Pagoda, a traditional fishing village and the local market. Then you will trek for 20 minutes to Chong Village on very nice sloping and winding road and have an amazing view of the sea, sand and even wild monkeys on the way if you are lucky enough. You can then go swimming, snorkeling and have a seafood lunch. You will then head back to your boat at 14:00 and cruise back to Cua Dai Beach, rejoin car for transfer back to your hotel and another overnight stay the Hotel Royal Hoi An.
Day 05: Hoi An - Da Nang - Hue (B/L)
Today, you will leave Hoi An for Hue over the Hai Van Pass. Stop on the top of the mountain to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Central Vietnam combined with the deep blue of the East Sea. On arrival, you will check in to the hotel and have lunch at local restaurant.
This afternoon you will embark on a tour of Hue City, a visit to Hue would not be complete without taking in attractions including a boat trip on the Perfume River. You will see Thien Mu Pagoda, the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba market before an overnight stay at Ana Mandara Hue in a Beach Villa.
Day 06: Hue - Quang Binh (B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel you will take an excursion to Quang Binh and on the way you will pass by the lush countryside and witness the daily life of the Hue people surrounding the former imperial capital. You will visit the arched Thanh Toan Bridge, built 200 years ago over the Nhu Y River which flows around Thanh Toan Village, about 10 km from Hue. Then you will transfer to the ancient village, Phuoc Tich, on the bank of the O Lau River, 40 kilometers to the north of Hue. The ancient village is well-known for its traditional pottery crafts and ancient houses and temples that have been preserved for 500 years in the traditional style that makes them invaluable. After this, you will continue the trip to Quang Binh and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Then in the afternoon, you will take a boat on the Son River to visit Phong Nha (wet cave) and Tien Son (dry cave). After that you will drive to Rustic Chay Lap Homestay for dinner and an overnight dinner in traditional houses (shared rooms). (homestay is for maximum group of 14)
**Note: In case you don't want to stay at Rustic Chay Lap Homestay, we can transfer you to Sun Spa Resort. A surcharge fee for upgrade will be applied.
Day 07: Kayaking On the Chay River And Paradi
This morning you will warm up by kayaking upstream on the Chay River, it is about 3km to the meeting point, and you may have chance admire the birds, butterflies, dragonflies or endangered monkeys (Hatinh langurs) on the way. And you can also refresh yourselves at a delightful swimming area. After you finish kayaking on the Chay River, our car will pick you up at the meeting point and transfer you to Thien Duong (Paradise Cave). Paradise Cave was discovered by scientists of the British Caving Research Association in 2005 and has a length of 31km, making it the longest dry cave in Asia. With naturally primitive features Thien Duong Cave looks like a landscape painting, making it very attractive to visitors. You will then go back to Quang Binh for lunch en route. You will stay overnight at Sun Spa Resort Quang Binh in a 1 bedroom bungalow.
Day 08: Quang Binh - Hue (B/L)
In the early morning you will visit Nhat Le River and a fish market there. You will check out of your hotel and head back to Hue. You will drive on the heroic Ho Chi Minh trail and "Road No. 20", built by local Volunteer Youth Force during the Vietnam War, on your way back to Hue.
On the way you will visit the DMZ and Hien Luong Bridge, symbol of a divided Vietnam from 1954- 1975. You will have lunch en route and go back to back to Hue in the late afternoon where you will have an overnight stay at the Ana Mandara Hue in a beach villa
Day 09: Hue - Free Day (B)
After breakfast at the hotel you will have a free day to relax on Thuan An Beach after a long trip in the center of Vietnam and enjoy the resort's facilities during the time staying here.
Operated by Hotel Collection Indochine - Vietnam's first home-grown hotel and resort management company - Ana Mandara Hue incorporates the very essence of Vietnamese hospitality and all the comforts expected from a luxury resort. Set amidst almost three hectares of tropical parkland, Ana Manadra Hue fronts a 400-metre white sand beach. It is just fifteen kilometres east of historic Hue City, yet enjoys the picturesque countryside.
You will have the last night's stay at Ana Mandara Hue in a Beach Villa.
Day 10: Hue - Ha Noi/Saigon Departure (B)
After breakfast at the hotel you can enjoy your free time souvenir shopping until transfer to Hue Airport for your departing flight.
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** Itinerary is subject to changes depending on confirmed flights, road conditions, availability of rooms and weather conditions. **
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