CENTRAL VIETNAM TOURS/ITINERARY – 5 DAYS
Day 1: Airport Transfer
To start our central vietnam tours, we will come and meet you at Da Nang and then transfer you to Hoi An. On the way, we stop at Marble Mountains and visit. So, Marble Mountains have 5 marble mounts which symbolize for 5 elements of universe: Water, Wood, Fire, Metal and Earth. Reaching here, we take lift up and wander around and visit some Buddist temples, pretty caves as well as some panoramic views from the top. Especially, we will come and visit former hospital and hiding place of the local people in the Vietnam war. This cave is marvellous due to its mixture of incense, smoke, sunlight in sunny days. After that, we go back to the car and then directly go to Hoi An. You can do hotel check in afterwards.
Day 2: My Son Sanctuary – basket boat tour
My Son Sanctuary
As the sun rises, we begin the day by a long drive to My Son Sanctuary – the former holy site of the Cham people in Vietnam. In a lush green forest are dozens of red bricks and temples dating back thousands years ago. Hence, My Son Holyland was the most sacred and typical Hindu place for the Cham people who usually came to offer ceremonial objects to Hindu Gods such as Shiva, Brahma, Vishnu. By the way, the people prayed for their better crop, prosperity, fertility for the whole kingdom.
My Son was firstly discovered by the French and it had a total of more than 70 temples and towers. Unluckily, the war ruined a lot of them and as many as 20 temples are survived. On arrival, we will stroll around and visit the main site B, C, D groups of My Son. Following that is another visit to the restored groups of G, E and F and see, admire perfect skills of the Cham people. Then enjoy Apsara show – traditional music performance of the Cham. As we finish, we go back to the car and then go back to Hoi An.
Basket boat tour
We might take you to a local restaurant for you to taste some of Hoi An’s specilaties. Then we take you to Cam Thanh Eco Village for basket boat ride. Therefore, Cam Thanh village is a rustic farming area of Hoi An and is known as the place for ecological tours. When we arrive, we will get on one of unique boat called basket and then sail inside the coconut jungle and have fun. The boatman will show you how to paddle as well as making some origami souvenirs from coconut products. Enjoy Gangnam style performance and even see fisherman casting fishing nets into the river. Later on, as you finish, we transfer you back to the hotel.
Day 3: Ba Na Hills Trip
Ba Na Hills
Today, we are heading back to Da Nang and visit famous attraction – Ba Na Hills. This place is now very popular on world map. Dating back to 1930’, Ba Na was the summer resort and recreation spot for the French officials.They had chosen Da nang’s highest point and enjoyed the holiday. Today, Ba Na is well known tourist spot in Vietnam. Also, it is one of the biggest indoor amusement parks in Vietnam. Ba Na is not only known for its longest cable car system in the world but it also has beautiful weather, outstanding views attracting millions of visitors every year.
Upon reaching Ba Na, we commence taking cable to Golden Bridge that is popular worldwide. Followed by visits to French wine cellar, Flower Garden, Sakyamuni Buddha. You will have great chance for photos. Next, we will take second cable to reach the summit of Ba Na and enjoy lots of activities here. We wander off and visit Fantasy Park, Square Du Dome, replica French Catholic Church, Wax Museum, Buddist temples ect. As we finish, we go back to the car and go back to the hotel.
Day 4: Hue Transfer – Hue Citadel
Checking out and then we transfer you directly to Hue. On the way, we will pass through scenic Hai Van Pass for you to enjoy spectacular views of the pass. We then make another short stop on the top as well. Next, we go down and then stop at Lang Co beach for the panoramic photo of this lovely village. From a distance, we can see pretty sandy beach of Lang Co.
The tour moves on to Hue through lagoons, rice paddy fields, higway 1A ect. You can realize how rustic Vietnamese countryside is.
Upon arriving in Hue, we first sightseeing Hue Citadel – the huge complex built by the Nguyen Dynasty as home for all royal members. We then stroll around and visit Noon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Royal Theatre and Truong Sanh Residence ect. You will know more daily life of the Emperors and his servants. The following is hotel check in.
Day 5: Thien Mu Pagoda – Emperors’ Tombs – Airport Departure
Thien Mu Pagoda
We will start the day in Hue by boat ride on Perfume river. The river is so charming and pretty. On the way, your camera is handy to take pictures of landscape on two sides. Reaching Thien Mu Pagoda, we walk up stairs and visit this scenic spot. Located on a small hill overlooking Perfume river, Pagoda of Heavenly Lady used to be for the Emperors who came to write poetry. Today, this is a solemn place for Hue buddist people coming to make their best wishes. We then wander off around and visit 7-level Phuoc Duyen Pagoda, Triple gate, Dai Hung Sanctuary and an old car of Superior monk Thich Quang Duc used for his self-immolation in Saigon 1963.
Emperors’ TombsOur next place is tomb of Tu Duc Emperor. This 12 ha construction is so attractive due to its green garden, small lakes and islands. The Emperor of Tu Duc had chosen this as his summer home and recreation with his concubines. Walking around the tomb and we sightseeing the temples where the Emperor and his Empress are worship then a short walk to the tomb where the Emperors’ remains are buried.
Least but not last, we are off to Khai Dinh tomb. This tomb was the last one built in Nguyen times and it strongly had European influences with all decorations of former Frech architectural styles. The tomb lies on a hill and we can see a lady buddha statue far ahead and two other hills as guardians for the Emperors’ final resting.
Finally, when we finish, we will take you to Hue airport for departure flight. Our central vietnam tours/itinerary will come to an end here.
Who do you choose Central Vietnam Tours/Itinerary?
Booking with this tour, we will share with you all the best sightseeings of central Vietnam. From Hindu temples in My Son Sanctuary to Ba Na Hills Golden Bridge in Da Nang as well as various ancient relics of Nguyen Emperors in Hue. All remind you of the splendid period of Nguyen Dynasty. This is best privately designed trip for you and family in central Vietnam. Let’s book with Premium Travel Vietnam. We will make your holidays memorable.
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|Tour inclusion||Tour exclusion|
|– 4 – seat private car with air conditioning|
– Experienced driver
– English speaking guide
– Entrance ticket
– Cold water and wet tissue
|– Travel insurance|
– Other expenses
– Soft drinks and beverages
– Tips and gratuities
|Things to bring||Travel tip|
-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers
|In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in central Vietnam; sometimes floodings happen. Let’s bring rain coats/cold jackets with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.|
- We customize your tour as well. So we can pick you up at Dong Hoi airport or Hue airport or in Da Nang depending on your requests. We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather.
- FOC for children under 5 years old
- 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
- Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
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