This tour is ideal for those who have just three days and but want to discover as much of the cultural heritage of Vietnam as they can. It begins in the Hue, the old Imperial City, which served as Vietnam's capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. It then follows the scenic highway N1 from Hue to Hoi An via Da Nang, one of Vietnam's major international sea ports. This trip finishes in the picturesque town of Hoi An, once one of Southeast Asia's major trading ports between the 17th and 19th centuries.
Tour code: BB 71E
Departure dates: Everyday
Destination: Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Central, Vietnam.
Duration: 3 days
Day 1: Arrive Hue
Day 2: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An
Day 3: Hoi An - Da Nang Departure
You will either be collected from Hue airport or Hue station and taken to a hotel in down town. You will now have free time to explore your new surroundings until lunchtime. In the afternoon, you will embark on a private tour of Hue City including the Hue Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the bustling Dong Ba market. In the evening, you will taste the finest in Hue cuisine at a local restaurant. You will spend the first night in Hue.
Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L, D)
After breakfast you will take a private boat, cruising along the romantic Perfume river heading out to the countryside. Thien Mu Pagoda will be the first stop of the day. From here, you will have a great view of the Perfume river and surrounding area. Thien Mu pagoda is considered the symbol of Hue. From here you will rejoin car to visit King Minh Mang's tomb and King Tu Duc's tomb, followed by Lunch at local restaurant. You will then begin the drive to Hoi An over the Hai Van Pass. En route, you will stop in Danang for a visit to the Cham Museum and to explore the handicraft villages at the foot of Marble Moutain before arriving in the charming river town of Hoi An. You will have free time to explore the quiet streets, staying overnight in Hoi An.
Hoi An - Da Nang Departure (B, L)
In the morning, you will enjoy a half day in Hoi An, taking in the beautifully preserved historical sites in the Old Town. You tour will include a visit to the Chinese Assembly Halls, the Japanese Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and Tan Ky House. Following the tour there will be free time to shop before your transfer to Da Nang airport for your onward flight.
- We take you to the parts other can't reach!
From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot.
From October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.
Our experienced and friendly Tour Guide(s) speak excellent English .
They are extremely knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment.
- 2 breakfasts
- 3 lunches
- 2 dinners
We choose local ingredients, typical of the way people eat in the area, at local restaurants, markets or homes.
We also cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.
- Hotel (2 nights)
Clean and comfortable hotels with air-conditioning provided.
Tour price includes
+ Private door-to-door pick-up & -off services.
+ All private transportation
+ Experienced English speaking guide.
+ Private boat trip
+ Meals as stated in the itinerary
+ All sightseeing tickets.
+ Tissues and water on coach.
+ No extra charge after services confirmation
+ 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Tour price excludes
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Travel insurance
+ Other services not mentioned above.
What to take
+ Pack essentials, including light comfortable clothes suitable for outdoor activities, comfortable walking shoes. Take a small day pack for hiking and trekking.
+ It is essential to bring your passport on this trip. We also recommend packing: insect repellent, sun cream, raincoat and sun hat, towels, toiletries, flash lights, sunglasses & hat with shade..
Have a good journey!