Overview

  • Explore Vietnam’s history as well as poetic scenery of Hue - the old capital of Vietnam.
  • Visiting the Imperial City of Hue and enjoying a cruise along the Perfume River.
  • Experience the cable car network of SunWorld Ba Na Hills - one of the 10 most impressive cable car infrastructure systems worldwide.
  • Visit the ancient town with unique and great architectural ensemble of Hoian.
  • Feeling the slow pace of life in Hoi An and experiencing its highlights.
  • Discover the Golden Bridge - the latest tourist attraction in Vietnam.
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Full Itinerary

Day 1

Hue Arrival

Transfer:

Upon your arrival in Hue, you’re warmly welcome at the airport by our guide, then you’ll be transferred to your hotel for check in at 14:00. Free for the rest of the day. 

Meals at your own expense. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hue.

Day 2

Hue Full Day Sightseeing

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Our first stop today morning is a stunning garden house which exudes the feeling of Vietnamese ancient time and the iconic imperial architecture. Not only will the structure but the beautiful landscaping leave you a great impression about this place where man harmonizes with nature. 

Then, pay a visit to Hue Imperial Citadel -  a must - see highlight on the bank of Perfume river.

Up next, we will take a sampan boat for a cruise along Song Huong (Perfume river) to visit Thien Mu pagoda and feast your eyes on its ancient architecture as well as its beautiful natural setting.

In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to Tu Duc and Minh Mang Tombs, considered the 2 most venerated royal tombs of Hue. This is an opportunity for you to learn about the history and culture of Nguyen Dynasty.

Meals at your own expense. Overnight stay at the hotel. 

Day 3

Hue – Danang – Hoian - Ancient Town

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

Have breakfast at your hotel before kicking off with a tour today. It takes us 3 hours to drive to Hoian Ancient Town. En route, you can admire the spectacular view of Vietnam’s coastline and the gorgeous Hai Van Pass. 

Check in and have a short break at  your hotel. 

Stroll around the old quarter to contemplate the retro structures of Hoian with the harmonious blend of Vietnam, Japan and China architecture. Then, pay a visit to the fascinating Hoi An Museum and contemplate the impressive Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall. Our sightseeing tour will finish after a visit to the Tan Ky Old House and the unique Japanese Covered Bridge.

Back to the hotel. You will be free for the rest of the day. 

Dinner at your own expense. Stay overnight at the hotel in Hoi An.

Day 4

Hoian – Bana Hills – Golden Bridge

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Have breakfast at your hotel. Then we start an exploration to Ba Na Hills, which is known as a fairyland of Vietnam’s Central with plenty of fascinating attractions. Transport us to each site is the world 5 stars cable car that holds 4 Guinness records. Our journey begins at By Night station and then you will have a great chance to admire the whole scene of Vong Nguyet hills. One of the most attractive places here is French Old Villas, which is inspired by the ancient architecture of Paris with the romantic gravel path. Here, you can immerse yourself in the absolute relaxation and enjoy the pleasant weather.

Afterwards, we move up to Nui chua Mountain to visit Nghinh Phong top, Le Nim villa, Orchid garden. Next, get onboard the funicular to get to the Debay Ancient Wine Cellar, the flower garden of Le Jardin D’amour and Linh Ung Pagoda. Golden Bridge is our last stop this morning. It is one of the latest tourist attractions in Vietnam gaining a lot of attention from the social media. The unique structure with the image of giant hands supporting the bridge promises to be a stunning photogenic point. 

Lunch will be served at a restaurant on Ba Na Hills.

In the afternoon, we discover another part of Ba Na Hills - the fascinating indoor entertainment zone - Fantasy Park. Walk through the mysterious Wonderland Forest, overcome your fears with the 29-meter-tall Free Falling Tower, or try some of the fun in over 90 games. Experience 3D movies with 360-degree mega cinema. 

Back to Hoian. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Dinner at your expense. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 5

Eco Tour – Myson Holyland

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Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Have breakfast at the hotel before discovering Hoi An local market this morning. It is a visually stunning place gathering many dwellers and local produces, where you might get some tips of bargaining with the locals. You will have an exciting experience with the bustling morning here and  if you really keen on shooting photos, you will have many rustic things capturing your attention.

Bay Mau nipa palm forest is an impressive spot that offers you an invaluable experience to step back into nature. It is surrounded by the original salt-marsh ecological area with the abundant brackish flora and fauna. 

Floating on coracle is the best transport to get through the lush mangrove forest and enjoy the peace here. You can also find some cute souvenirs made of palm leaves such as hats, rings and watches sold by locals.

Join in a very exciting folk game called “bit mat dap nieu” is a “Must do” activity that you shouldn’t miss. Sip a cup of tea while a cooking class is preparing. During this class, you are not only learn how to make traditional Vietnamese grub by yourself but also know more about Vietnamese culture through the chefs’ stories. Then, enjoy your self - made lunch.

Next, immerse yourself in a relaxing boat ride on Thu Bon river and observe the daily life with fishing movements of the locals. 

Our trip continues to another place of interest in the west at the foot of the Indochina mountain range.

Then, we have an exploring to a secret World heritage that preserves the ancient Asian culture in Quang Nam province - My Son Sanctuary. It is an architectural complex consists of 68 overwhelming Hindu temples, which were built in over 900 years in order to worship the Shiva god. The uniqueness of this structure is intricate sandstone carvings and the erection with fired bricks fitted perfectly together without mortar. It was the religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom for most of its existence.

Back to the hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure. 

Dinner on your own expense. Stay overnight at the hotel in Hoi An. 

Day 6

Hoian – Free and Easy

Meals: Breakfast

Today is yours to spare. Enjoy your time in Hoi An doing whatever you like. There are so many options for you to explore this town such as enjoy the delicious local street food. You would definitely remember this unforgettable experience.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7

Hoian – Free and Easy

Meals: Breakfast

Today is yours to spare. Let’s go for a walk to visit neighbouring tranquil villages is suggested.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8

Hoian – Danang – Departure – No Guide

Transfer:

Meals: Breakfast

It’s time to capture some last photos to keepsake and purchase some great souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Our driver (without tour guide) will pick you up and transfer you to Da Nang  Airport for your next departure flight. 

Meals at your expense. End of service!

Hope to see you again!

Inclusions

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Trip Notes

► Best Time to Visit: February to September

► Visa Requirements: 

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and at least one blank page for each visa stamp. You will aslo need a visa (or pre - approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Check out the guides to get Vietnam visa or contact our travel consultants for useful advices on visa requirements. 

► Car Procedure:

Group Types of Car
1 - 2 Pax 4 - seater car
3 - 8 Pax 16 - seater car
9 - 14 Pax 30 - seater car
15 - 20 Pax 35 - seater car
21 - 35 Pax 45 - seater car

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day. Special request for early/late check in/out will come with a surchage.

Airfares (if any) may change without prior notice to e-ticket issuance.

► Child Policy

  • 0 - 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) .
  • 2 - 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • 5 - 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied.
  • From 12 years and older: 100% of the regular fare will be applied.

► During Peak Season and Special Occasions, Surcharges may be Added to the Price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you stay.
  • Easter Holidays, Vietnam Lunar New Year: Extra fee required.
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