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VN110- World Heritage Sites – Central Vietnam

    5 days 4 nights

Da Nang - Hoi An - My Son - Hue

This trip is designed for those who like to discover Central Vietnam, which is promoted as the World Heritages Road, covering Hoian – the Ancient Town, Myson – the ruins of Cham Towers, Hue – the Royal Citadel and the spectacular cave of Phong Nha – the world’s longest underground river winds and most beautiful cave

Day 1: Danang – Hoian boat trip and cycling

Pick-up at Danang Airport. Transfer to the hotel in Hoian . After lunch  , Start our walking tour to Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and walk to the port after passing the ancient town where guests embark on the boat. On the way you can enjoy the busy daily life of Hoian people. Depart for Thanh Ha pottery village where you can learn and enjoy the daily life of Thanh Ha people. Observing the steps of making a pottery product: vase, pot, kettle, cooking pot,… Continue boarding more 30 minutes to opposite land of Thu Bon River for Kim Bong Village. Have an introduction walk during which the guide will explain the story of Kim Bong Village. Throughout the walk you will have the possibility to admire the shipbuilding area where wooden fishing vessels are built using traditional techniques. You will also make a stop in the carpentry workshop where carpenters create hand crafted furniture and sculptures as well as a range of souvenirs. Hop on the bicycle, go around the island about 45 minutes for relaxation the fresh air of this countryside landscape. Embark on the boat for going back to the port. O/N in Hoian ( Lunch )

Day 2: my son sanctuary – Hoian ancient town

In the morning, take a private car from Hoi An Town to My Son Holy Land, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries.

Back to Hoi An for lunch. After the relax, it is light excursion to go around tiny town of Hoi An for city tour: 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants’ house.  . O/N in Hoian. (Breakfast / Lunch)

 

Day 3: Hoian  cooking class with red bridge

On arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden, before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes, which is the mix of Vietnam and Chinese cuisine. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge chef’s, before you prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we sit down and eat exactly what we have cooked. Then our boat will pick you up at Red Bridge School for a river cruise along Hoi An River back to Hoi An Town.

Free at your leisure in the afternoon . O/N in Hoian ( Breakfast , Lunch )

Day 4: HOian – HUe citadel

After breakfast , Car pick up and transfer to Hue .  we drive 20km on Sea cloud pass (Hai Van Pass) – the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Sea cloud pass is the last spur of the Truong Son Range that reaches to the sea, sightseeing in Vietnam is at its best here with the sequel of valleys and lagoons as the road descends lower.  And our last destination is Lang co beach which lies on the most beautiful curve of the “S” where you can be the first to see sunrise in Vietnam. Lang Co beach attracts visitors by its wild beauty with white sand and blue sea

After l;unch , We start with a visit the Imperial Citadel, which is a walled fortress and was intended to be a copy of Chinese Emperors’ Forbidden City in Beijing, China. After access the Ngo Mon Gate, we will take in the Purple Forbidden City. The Forbbiden City was reserved for the Nguyen royal family from the 18th century until the mid-1900s. Leave the Imperial Citadel we drive along the bank of Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda. Here we visit the 7-storey octagonal tower, a symbol of Hue. O/N in Hue ( Breakfast , Lunch )

Day 5: king tombs – cooking class

There are eight splendid royal tombs of the Nguyen Emperors, situated among the hills on the banks of the Perfume River. Often designed while the emperor was still alive, each mausoleum was built to serve as a palace for the afterlife. Among them, the Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, with its lotus-filled lake and central pavilion and the simple and serene Tomb of Khai Dinh are the most interesting.

Transfer to the airport for the flight to your next destination . Tour ends