8 Days Vietnam Central Tour

Tour description: Visit Vietnam’s central 8 days: The roads to the World Heritage Sites of Vietnam. Routes: Hanoi - Hue - Bach Ma - Danang - Hoian - My Son - Danang.

Tour Route: Hanoi - Hue - Bach Ma - Danang - Hoian - My Son - Danang

Tour Begin / Tour End: Hanoi / Danang

Tour Code: DFN - 04

Tour Duration: 8 Days

Dates: Upon your request

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Tours Category : Central Vietnam Tours

Highlights : Hanoi - Hue - Bach Ma - Danang - Hoian - My Son - Danang
  • Day 1 : Hanoi - Hue
  • Day 2 : Hue City Tour & Boat Trip
  • Day 3 : Hue - Traditional Villages
  • Day 4 :Hue - Bach Ma National Park
  • Day 5 : Danang - Hoi An
  • Day 6 : Hoian, walking tour in the ancient town
  • Day 7 : Hoi An
  • Day 8 : Hoi An - Danang Departure
Summary highlights:
  • Hanoi: The most beautiful city in all of Asia, along the Red River for a thousand years, nestled along wooded boulevards among the city’s two dozen lakes you will find architectural souvenirs left by all who conquered this great valley, from the Chinese who first came in the last millennium to the French, booted out in our own century.
  • Hue : The old capital and world cultural heritage site, touring the former imperial capital Hue, home to successions of imperial dynasties, this site is also UNESCO World Heritage.
  • Danang: The city is famous by Marble Mountain, China Beach, Cham Museum and My Son Holy Land
  • Hoi An : UNESCO World Heritage, the charming streets of Hoi An town –lined with centuries old houses and quiet boutiques as well as relax on Cua Dai beach and walking around the old streets of Hoi An Town or still call Hoi An Old Quarter.
  • My Son : Holy Land – also called Angkor Wat in Vietnam.

Day 1:  Hanoi to Hue

Travel by night train from Hanoi, AC soft sleeper class to Hue. Arrives by 7: 50 am the next morning. Your transfer to the train station will be arranged.

Day 2:  Hue (B/L)

Getting started at 9: 30 am from your hotel, we walk and transfer to the boat dock for cruising on the Perfume River viewing the city and the tranquil villages on the riverbank. Walk up to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, overlooking the Perfume River and the beautiful scenery beyond. Take some time here to learn about the influences of Buddhism in Vietnam. Then we take a short ride to visit the former Imperial Citadel. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. The afternoon is spent with a visit to the most splendid of the royal tombs of Minh Mang (1820) and Tu Duc (1848). The day ends at 5: 30 pm at your hotel.
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Day 3:   Hue - Traditional Villages (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel then head out via car to visit the homes of Tinh Gia Vien and An Hien with their renowned Garden Courtyards as well as Ngoc Son Princess' residence. Lunch break then we will take you to Phu Cam handicraft village where they make the Vietnamese traditional conical hat, and Phuong Duc bronze-casting village. Drive back to Hue at 4: 30 pm.

Day 4: Hue - Bach Ma National Park (B/L/D)

At 7: 00 am morning departure for Bach Ma National Park, arriving at Bach Ma Center at 8: 00 am. We will have a short rest before driving up to the Bach Ma Summit (45 minutes). En route be prepared with your camera for some spectacular views of the area. At 9: 30 am the summit will also act as our trekking base. Our hard trek will travel down natural trails with ample opportunity for superb bird viewing. We are back for our lunch and a short rest at 11: 30 am.

At 12: 30 pm we will lead you on a light trek to the Five Lakes (35 minutes). This area is inhabited by a multitude of butterflies. Continue our trek to Do Quyen Waterfall. At 3: 30 pm our trek journeys us uphill to our campsite and overnight location. Dinner by the fire than an enjoyable sleep in the jungle.

Day 5: Danang - Hoi An (B)

Wake up in the Vietnamese jungle and feel free to walk around to observe the beauty of nature. We will have breakfast here at 9: 00 am then take down camp before walking back to the van. From here it will take us about 4 hours to get to Hoian. There is fabulous sightseeing en route and we may make stops at: Lang Co beach, Hai Van pass, Cham Museum, and the Marble mountains. Then onto Hoian, overnight here.

Day 6:   Hoian, walking tour in the ancient town (B/L)

The center of Vietnam is home to many of World Heritage Sites and Hoian is one of them. Here in this ancient town of Hoian, 30 km south of Danang, lies on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Occupied by early western traders in the 16th century, Hoian has a distinct Chinese atmosphere with low, tile-roofed houses and narrow streets. The original structure of some of these streets still remain almost fully intact. All the houses were made of rare wood, decorated with colorful lacquered details and panels engraved with Chinese characters. Always a favorite place!

Day 7:  Hoi An (B/L)

This day starts with a 2 hour drive by car to visit the Cham towers in My Son, yet another Vietnam Heritage Site. Leaving this site, we will then go on a boat trip along the Thu Bon river. Hop of the boat every once and a while to visit the handicraft villages located along the riverside. Continue boating on the river back to Hoian old town.

Day 8:   Depart Danang (B)

Today is our final day together. Fly home from the Danang International Airport or transfer back to Hanoi or Saigon to continue your trip.
Trip includes:
  • Land around trip transport AC van
  • AC soft sleep train to Hanoi
  • Hotels in 3 stars twin sharing room
  • Meals as As indicated(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Local English/French speaking guides/leader
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees in the program
  • Cabin Shared.
Trip excludes:
  • International airfares & airport taxes in/out of Vietnam
  • Hotel early check-ins and late check-outs
  • All drinks & other meals not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa to Vietnam (We can arrange both visa approval letter and visa on arrival upon request)
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping, etc.)
  • Others not mentioned in details.
What to bring: Bring Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses and hat, toiletries, sun-block, insect repellent, flashlights, good shoes, personal first aid kit and medicines, small VND notes for buying drinks.

Hue: Duy Tan Hotel – 3 star (8 Days Vietnam Central Tour)

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Room in Duy Tan Hotel

Duy Tan Hotel is located in the center of the poetic city of Hue with 138 three-star rooms. Being well-equipped, Duy Tan Hotel is really a comfortable place for those who comes Hue for a sightseeing, relaxation, or business.

Staying at Duy Tan Hotel, you will have an opportunity to enjoy a friendly atmosphere and a professional service style of our well-experienced staff. We promise to bring the best services to our customers!

Hoian: Pho Hoi Riverside Resort – 3 star (8 Days Vietnam Central Tour)

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Room in Pho Hoi Riverside Resort

Hoian , also Faifoo, is a city of Vietnam, on the coast of the East Sea in the South Central Coast region of Vietnam. It is located in Quảng Nam Province and is home to approximately 120,000 inhabitants. It is recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Pho Hoi Riverside Resort’s location is very convenient. It only takes you a 5 minute-walk to the ancient town – the World Cultural Heritage, Hoi An market, post office, bank, beauty spots. Standing in the hotel terrace, visitors will have a panoramic view of the ancient town at night with twinkling lantern lights.

Just a walk from the ancient town through Cam Nam bridge to Cam Nam Island – a tourist village – and from the bridge you will have an overview of the resort reflect in the river on your left hand side. There are many special villas and bungalows in the resort. All rooms have personal corridors and balconies where visitors can have an incredible view of the whole town with the busy watery life of Hoi An market.

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