Charming of Central Vietnam

Tour Code: VL 21

Price Tour: Liện hệ

Time: 5Days / 4Night

Stemming : Da Nang

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Means: Ôtô

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This trip is ideal for those who have an interest in the cultural heritage of Vietnam. Upon arrival Danang airport you will be transferred to Hoi An, one of Southeast Asia's major trading ports between the 17th and 19th centuries, a visit to Tra Que Village- its famous for sweet scented and green vegetables  and My Son Holly Land, a World Heritage site, was a capital and religious center of Cham people. The trip will continue transfer to Hue- the old Imperial City, which served as Vietnam's capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945.

 

Day 1: Danang Arrival (D)
 Upon arrival at Danang airport, you will be welcomed by our guide and transferred to Hoi An. You will check in your hotel for refreshment and relaxing. Afterwards, you will enjoy a light walking tour along peaceful narrow streets of Hoi An with numerous boutique shops on the side. You will stop to visit: a 400 years old Japanese Bridge, a 300 years old Chinese temple, a 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants' house. In the evening, you will enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise along Thu Bon River. It is also a great opportunity to make your best wishes by lowering floating candle lanterns into the river from the boat. You will spend the night in Hoi An.


Day 2: Hoi An – Tra Que Village (B/L)
After breakfast, you will ride a bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable Village, a charming little village on the edge of Hoi An. The village is famous for sweet scented and green vegetables that spice up on the daily meals of local people.
Come here, you will have a chance to discover the art of cultivating and plant watering, cooking and tasting special local dishes. You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. Continue doing some next steps such as: raking the ground, sowing, watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities. Then enjoy foot massage and spend the rest of the time to learn how to prepare ‘Tam Huu' spring rolls & rice pancake with the host. Ride back to your hotel by bicycle.
In the afternoon, you will be free at leisure or spend the time for clothes tailoring. Tailors in Hoi An can satisfy the most demanding tourists and the work can be completed within 24 hours with some additional cost! Your overnight will be in Hoi An.


Day 3: Hoi An – My Son Holly Land – Hue (B/L)
After breakfast, you will visit My Son Holly Land, a World Heritage site, 40 kilometers to the southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, with red brick towers and sanctuaries, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor-Wat in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries were built from the 7 to 13 centuries.
After a lunch with local food, we depart to Hue with a stop in Danang to visit Cham museum where you will see the open air collection of Cham breathtaking sculptures. You will stop at Lang Co beach for swimming if you wish and take the panorama view of the centre coast of Vietnam from the top of the cloudy Hai Van Pass. Your overnight will be in Hoi An.


Day 4: Hue – Home Hosted Meal at Tha Om Ancient Garden House (B/L/D)
In the morning, you will take a cyclo ride to visit the Imperial Citadel. Visit the Citadel, including Flag Tower, Ngo Mon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, Forbidden Purple City (Tu Cam Thanh) and so forth. Lunch will be served with Hue foods (very spicy! Let us know if you’re not spicy lovers!). And then you will board a cruise along the scenic Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and King Minh Mang Tomb.
In the evening, fulfill your busy and interesting day with a cooking class at Tha Om Ancient Garden House. Tha Om is a restored royal house built in the 19th century by a feudal mandarin in the dynasty of King Khai Dinh. It is a harmony of nature and architecture, where the green space is replete with a water-lily pond, orchid pots and chatter of birds, offering peace of mind to visitors. A descendent of a Royal family will teach you how to cook and decorate some dishes in a royal meal, enjoy what you have cooked at their beautifully-furnished dining room. Talk to the family members to know more about their daily lives and how they bring the quintessence of the Royal ambiance and culture into their home. You will spend the night in Hue.


Day 5: Hue Departure (B)
After breakfast, you will be free today for relaxing and shopping until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

Inclusive:  
- Breakfast and accommodation sharing a twin or double room.
-  Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
-  The services of an experienced English-speaking guide throughout the tour
-  Entrance fees and permission to enter border areas for all visits mentioned in the program.
-  Lunches and dinners (as specified in the itinerary) in the best local restaurants, or picnics where no suitable restaurant is available.
-  VAT and other taxes
-  Bottled mineral waters and wet wipes on car during transfer

 Exclusive:
-  International flight tickets and airport tax.
-  Vietnamese visa stamp and handling fee
-  Dinners, except as specified above.
-  Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
-  Camera fees (if any)
- Insurance.

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