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5 Days / 4 Nights - Tours
Central Vietnam Discovery

Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Day 1 Danang - Hoi An
Arrival at Danang Airport. Transfer to Danang where we will visit the Cham Museum with a great collection of ancient sculptures from the Kingdom of Champa. Lunch at local restaurant. We will then transfer to Hoi An (driving time approx. 45 minutes) and visit the Marble Mountains on the way. Known to early Western merchants, Hoi An was one of the major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. Hoi An has a distinctive Chinese atmosphere with low, tiled-roof houses and narrow streets; the original structure of some of these streets is still virtually intact. Many of the houses were constructed of rare timbers and decorated with lacquer panels engraved with Chinese characters and pillars carved with ornamental designs. We will first enjoy a cyclo tour through the ancient city. After that we will make a leisurely walking tour on foot to visit some of the historic merchant houses and places of worship. Dinner and Accommodation at Hotel, Hoi An (or Danang)
Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An
Breakfast. This morning we will drive to My Son, the imperial city of the Champa empire of the 4th to 12th centuries. My Son Sanctuary is a large complex of religious ruins comprising more than 70 architectural remains. On the way back we will visit some local villages along the way. Lunch at local restaurant en route.

Early afternoon return to Hoi An. Rest of the afternoon at leisure to relax at the beach or to further discover the charming city of Hoi An. Dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation at Hotel, Hoi An.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Hoi An - Hue
Breakfast. This morning we will travel by car along the coast Hue. The scenic 4-hour drive via Hai Van pass offers spectacular views of the mountains, the sea, idyllic beaches and villages. Hue is the ancient imperial city of Vietnam and has been declared by UNESCO as World Heritage Site in 1993. Hue is famous for it's imperial architectural treasures from it's glorious days and is beautifully located on the shores of the Perfume River. Lunch at local restaurant.

This afternoon we will visit the Imperial Citadel, which dates back to the 18th century. Within the Citadel is the Imperial Enclosure all the official functions were taking place and the Forbidden Purple City which was for the personal use of the Emperor only. Vietnam was ruled from this city until 1945, unfortunately was most of the ancient city destroyed during the War but the remains are proof of the glorious past. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel, Hue.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Hue
Breakfast. Each ruler of the Imperial City build his own tomb during his reign and this morning we will visit the most extravagant of the mausoleums. We will visit the Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh, which has an unique European touch. We will then continue to the Tu Duc Tomb, the largest and most impressive of all tombs. Lunch at local restaurant.

In the afternoon we will make a boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, the oldest place for religious worship in Hue. This 21m-high tower is one of the most famous structures in Vietnam. We will then continue by boat to the Minh Mang Tomb, which is renowned for its architecture. Late afternoon return to your hotel. Accommodation at Hotel, Hue.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Hue - Departure
Transfer to Hue Airport and departure with domestic flight OR transfer to Danang Airport and departure with international flight.
Breakfast

 

 
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