Vietnam World Heritage tour 5 Days

PRIVATE TOUR – TOUR CODE: CPK05

Less people think visiting Vietnam without Hanoi and Saigon. Why not ? We have some daily direct flights from Siem Reap, Taipei, Guangzhou and Incheon, or by Air Asia linking Kuala Lumpur and Da Nang. Forget Hanoi and Saigon, if you just spend your short vacation in Vietnam Central Coastline with 3 UNESCO World Cultural Heritages, you can book this tour.

TRAVEL ROUTE: Da Nang – Hue – Hoi An – My Son – Cua Dai beach – Da Nang – Departure

PRICE

With hotels

No. Persons 2 4 6 8 Single Supplement
US$ per person 310 226 199 196 66

Without hotels

No. Persons 2 4 6 8 Single Supplement
US$ per person 255 168 139 135 Not available

VIETNAM WORLD HERITAGE TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN DA NANG – HUE (no meals)

Welcome at Da Nang International Airport and transferred to Hue city (100km) for hotel checking-in. Private airport pick-up is pre-arranged. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 2 HUE CITY TOUR (B,L) Group tour

Pick up you at your hotel at around 8:00am and then take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Minh Mang; Emperor Khai Dinh and Emperor Tu Duc’s Mausoleums & Vong Canh Hill. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River .

Lunch between visits. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 3 HUE – MY SON HOLYSEE – HOI AN (B) Private tour

Breakfast and check out your hotel in Hue at 9:00. Private transfer to My Son in Quang Nam province.

My Son Holy Land is a unique beautiful sanctuary world of the ancient Champa empire from the 7th century – the 17th century, is day by day attracting thousands of tourists elsewhere. Honorably recognized as a World Heritage in 1999, My Son Holy Land is captivating in various cultural values. Therefore, it is extremely useful and meaningful for those interested in Southeast Asian culture, which owes its core to ancient Cham culture, to drop off the land. Although time and the wars have destroyed some towers, the remaining sculptural and architectural remnants still reflect the style and history of the art of the Cham people. Their masterpieces mark a glorious time for the architecture and culture of the Cham, as well as of Southeast Asia.

In the late afternoon, you will be driven to Hoi An Old quarter. Check in your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 4 HOI AN WALKING TOUR – TRA QUE VEGETABLE VILLAGE (B,L) Private tour

At 9:00 am, the guide welcome you at hotel lobby. Walk to the old town, buy entrance tickets and begin the tour. Start visiting the Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge and cultural show rooms in Hoi An. Lunch is arranged at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you’re transferred to a local farm in Tra Que village ranked No.1 of Hoi An attractions on TripAdvisor.com from 2007 to 2012. A short stroll will take you around the vegetable garden and then you can join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from thelocal lake. following steps are raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many other gardening activities.

Around 17.00: bid farewell to your host family before driving back to Hoi An, on the way back we will stop at Japanese tomb. Free leisure & overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 5 HOI AN – DA NANG AIRPORT – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast then free leisure. Check out the hotel at 12:00 noon then private transfer (no tour guide) to Da Nang international airport for your departure flights. End of services.

INCLUSION

  • 3-star hotels in Hue and Hoi An
  • Good English speaking guides in each city
  • Private vehicles and experienced driver on Day 1, 3, 4
  • Group tour in Hue city
  • Private tour to My Son
  • Private tour to Tra Que herb village including farming activities
  • Meals as indicated: B = Breakfast ; L = Lunch ; D = Dinner
  • All admission fees to indicated sites

EXCLUSION

  • Visa approval letter and Visa stamping fee in Vietnam (45$ / each visa). You get stamp on your passport and pay directly to the Immigration staff at Ha Noi airport or Saigon airport.
  • International and domestic air tickets with airport tax
  • Meals: lunch or dinner where not stated
  • Gratuities, drinks, personal expenses and others.

HOTEL LIST

Centrally located hotels, or other similar hotels

City Hotel Room type Notes
Hue Elegant Hotel Superior Cityview room
Hoi An Lantern Hotel Deluxe Cityview room Hotel with swimming pool

BEFORE TOUR

Some DIRECT international flights from/ to Da Nang airport (DAD):

  • Da Nang (DAD) – Changi Singapore (SIN) by SilkAir MI633
  • Da Nang (DAD) – Siem Reap Cambodia (REP) by SilkAir MI636 or MI630
  • Da Nang (DAD) – Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (KUL) by Air Asia AK1469
  • Da Nang (DAD) – Incheon Seoul Korea (ICN) by Asiana Airlines OZ756 or Korean Air KE464
  • Da Nang (DAD) – Hong Kong (HKG) by Cathay Pacific CX6803

DURING TOUR
We should not compare Hue Imperial Closure with the Chinese Kings’ palaces. Indeed, Vietnam is a small country vs. the giant neighbour but Vietnam has its own tradition. Every archiectures of Vietnam is small but charm, like Vietnamese people usually say “Vietnam, the hidden charm”. In contrast, China style is something “huge”, “imposing” and often “to show off”.

Should not compare My Son Holy Land with Siem Reap Angkor temples. Each site symbols for an independent empire. In Vietnam, it’s Champa vibrant kingdom dominating Central Vietnam from the 5th to the 17th century, while Angkor wonders is the ancient capital of Khmer people until the 15th century only. My Son is “the only evidence of a lost empire in South East Asia”, the reason why UNESCO recognises it as a World heritage.

Tra Que herb village, 4km on the outskirts of Hoi An, is a must for who loves this countryside old town. Because most tours bring tourists to the village in the morning, we arrange your sightseeings in the afternoon to avoid noise and touristic atmosphere.

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