A great travel idea for travellers who live and work in Asia. You will be welcomed at Da Nang International Airport, then explore the dynamic city famous for its vast stretches of white sandy beaches. The journey continues on to many special Heritage sites in central Vietnam. You will visit the ancient capital of Hue (capital from 1802 to 1945) with its well preserved royal tombs, temples and citadel. You will also visit the ancient port town of Hoi An known for its breath taking architecture and quaint night time streets.
Landing at Da Nang airport you are welcomed by professional tour guide and driver at the pickup lobby.
On the 45-minute driving from the airport to your accommodation (in Da Nang or Hoi An), your tour guide will introduce you about the city’s highlights and share the experiences of eating and drinking, traffic, culture....
Drive along the beautiful coastline to your hotel, check in and relax.
8:00 AM: Start from your hotel to Marble Mountain which is one of the most beautiful landscapes in Da Nang. It resembles five fingers rising out of the ground and named after the basic elements of the universe: water, wood, metal, fire and earth. The tour consists of exploring the mysterious Tang Chon, Huyen Khong and Am Phu caves with pagodas and temples inside, hiking up the very scenic viewpoint where the Emperors of Nguyen dynasty often prioritized for visiting.
Stroll around the Non Nuoc village that located at the base of the mountain specialize in marble sculpture, admire amazing products of the creativity and skillful hands. Take your time to collect your favor souvenirs.
Come back to city, visit the world’s largest collection of Cham artifacts. The museum displays over 300 terracotta, sandstone, bronze sculptures and artifacts depict Hindu Gods, as well as Linga and Yoni. It is also enriched an extra exhibition of modern Cham culture, including photographs, clothing and videos. The collection is the evidence of the golden time of the Champa Kingdom which lasted from 4th to 13th century in the center coastal areas of Vietnam.
In the afternoon, travel from Da Nang through Thuan Phuoc Bridge – the Vietnam’s longest suspension bridge, head north to Son Tra peninsula where truly satisfies your expectations of the beautiful views. Stop for great pictures of Man Thai fishing village which is well-known for fresh sea food and making fish sauce.
Keep your way toward to Linh Ung pagoda with the highest statue of the Goddess of Mercy in Vietnam (67 meters high). Leisurely walk in marble sculpture and bonsai garden, enjoy the stunning views of ocean and city with its white sandy beaches.
On the beautiful days, it is worth to drive on steep slopes path with a cliff side of ocean to Ban Co peak. Immersing into beautiful nature, pure air, particular vision and meditate your mind in peace before driving back to city.
Come back to your hotel in the late afternoon.
8:00 AM: Start from your hotel to have a full day visit to Ba Na hill complex. Located at 1478m high above the sea level and 25 km to the west of Da Nang, Ba Na Hill has a year round cool climate which makes it an ideal resort since French colonist time. On arrival, take 20 minutes of the world’s impressive cable car in order to reach the peak of Ba Na hill and observe the beautiful scenery.
Arrive at the station, take a visit to pagoda with giant Buddha statue, green gardens of multiple kinds of flora and flower interleaved by French architecture buildings and wine storages. Leisurely walk on the World’s top ten impressive architecture bridges – Golden Bridge. Immerse into the stunning views of national park, waterfall, ocean and city in remote distance which can hardly found in other regions.
Enjoy the entertainments in Fantasy Park – the third biggest indoor games zone in Vietnam with series of interesting games before getting transfer back to city.
8:00 AM: Pick up from hotel then travel to Hoian ancient town. When arrival visit Cam Pho - one of the oldest communal houses in Hoi An. It was built in the shape of Chinese character means the country for worshipping and trading business and cultural exchange between locality and Chinese, Japanese traders. A non-touristic destination makes your visit more enjoyable and enriched by learning Japanese tea-ceremony or making toys from coconut leafs with local expert.
Have a short waking to the Hoi An city’s symbol - the Chua Cau or the Japanese Covered Bridge, built in the 17th century to allow the Japanese quarter to be accessible from the Chinese neighborhoods. The bridge’s original style has been carefully preserved for the last 400 years.
Continue to Quan Thang ancient house - one of the most authentic old houses in Hoi An with the lively and fine architecture and sculptures were made by craftsmen of famous Kim Bong carpentry village in the oriental style. The house offers a good look of Hoi An family's daily life.
Follow itinerary to Phuc Kien or Fujian Assembly Hall, built since 17th century, is the gathering place for residents, traders and visitors from a specific area in China called Fujian. It is also a religious site to honor the deity Thien Hau. Spend a visit, you will admire the colorful fountains in the courtyard, the ornate gates surrounding the property and the beautiful carved dragons in the main room.
Have a break for lunch then free to explore city and shopping. On the way back to Danang, make a short excursion to Tra Que organic vegetable village.
8:00: Pick up at hotel then travel to the North of Danang to Sea Cloud or Hai Van pass, the road swirls around the green hills and provides beautiful views over the sea and its pristine beaches. When reach to the peak, visit Hai Van Quan which used to marked as the border gate between Vietnam and the Kingdom of Champa or significant strategy point in American war. Have a rest and enjoy the breathtaking views that even surprised the King Le Thanh Tong on his visit in the 15 century.
Continue driving, arrive in Hue, visit Khai Dinh King's tomb, built in 11 years (1920 – 1931) on Chau Tru hill. Khai Dinh King's tomb is distinguished from other emperor's tombs by the mixture of oriental and western styles. A hundred-step climb will take you to the worship palace at the top. You will discover the amazing decoration with delightful porcelain fragments, a giant painting on the ceiling and a small royal objects museum next door. Finally, the descent offers a panoramic view to the tomb and surrounding area.
Have a break for lunch then in the afternoon visit the most important sites in city - Hue Citadel, the only vestige symbol for what was once the imperial city of Vietnam. It is inspired by the fortification of Vauban. The city is composed of three parts: Kinh Thanh (the Capital city), Hoang Thanh (the Imperial city) and Cam Thanh (the Forbidden City). The most beautiful sites in Hue are concentrated in this area including the flag tower, the South gate, the palace of supreme Harmony, the Dynasty temple area and the settlement area.
End of the day, travel back to Danang, Relax on your own.
Free and relax at your hotel until getting pick up by private driver to Da Nang airport (international or domestic hall according to your request). Thanks for the visit to our city.
Note: International flights require you to be at the airport 3 hours and domestic is 2 hours before departure time.