• The cost from USD 990 per person
• Countries visited: Vietnam
• Destinations:Hanoi -Halongbay -Phong Nha National Park -Hue – My Son Holy Land Hoian – Danang
• Summary :An exposure of Vietnam along Heritage Road. The sites included are ones along Vietnam famed Heritage Road from North to Central: Halong bay, Phong Nha National Park, Hue citadel with Royal music performance, Hoi an town and My Son holy land
Tour duration: 13 Days 12 Nights
Tour route: Hanoi - Halong bay - Phong Nha National Park - Hue - My Son Holy Land Hoi an - Danang
Start: Hanoi ( Noi Bai airport) Finish: Danang ( Danang airport)
Tour operates: Upon request
Tour type: Private tour
Transportation: Private transfer, Overnight cruise, Sleeper train
Accommodation: 10 hotel nights, 01 cruise night, 01 train night
TOUR IN BRIEF
Day 01: Hanoi arrival (-)
Day 02: Hanoi city tour (B)
Day 03: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 04: Halong Bay – Ha Noi (Brunch)
Day 05: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha (B)
Day 06: Phong Nha National Park (B)
Day 07: Phong Nha – Hue (B/-/D)
Day 08: Hue city tour ( B)
Day 09: Hue – Danang (B)
Day 10: Da Nang – My Son (B)
Day 11: Hoi An town (B)
Day 12: Hoi An free at leisure (B)
Day 13: Hoi An – Danang dept (B)
Tour Itinerary: VIETNAM TOUR / ESSENTIAL VIETNAM
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (-)
Upon your arrival in Hanoi, our guide will welcome you for your hotel transfer.
Enjoy Vietnamese cafe at a lake side coffee shop before an introductory tour to Hanoi Old Quarter features your first discovery of Hanoi with sights and sounds.
As you stroll through ancient houses, traditional workshops, we will have chances to witness the vivid street life then relax with a traditional water puppet show.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B)
Being the rendezvous of East and West, Hanoi exposes a distinctive charm reflecting the faded French architecture blending with traditional Vietnamese features.
Start your sightseeing from most featured highlights of the city including: Temple of literature, Museum of art and Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.
We conclude our tour by a cyclo ride and a beautiful sunset by West lake from Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Halong bay is recognized by Unesco for its archaeological value and incredible landscapes.
A 3.5 hours drive into the heart of Red River Delta shows you the development of Vietnam from west to east. On arrival, we will embark on an Indochina-styled junk to set sail out to the bay. Together with the visit to one of the biggest cave in the bay, you are to behold the most highlighted areas of Halong.
Leisurely enjoy the sunset over the bay and overnight on board
Day 4: Halong Bay – Ha Noi (Brunch)
This morning, we invite you for an artful Tai Chi lesson, followed by a fascinating kayaking time to visit hidden lagoons, floating caves and exotic floating villages.
As you disembark the boat at noon, we will head back to Hanoi city for a sightseeing to open markets of Dong Xuan.
Taking an overnight train to Dong Hoi.
Day 5: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha (B)
Arrive in the beautiful nature of Phong Nha in morning which lures your adventure by its green nature, pristine river, awesome caves.
After some refreshment, we commence our day with a visit to Paradise cave, which is located deeply in the national park of Phong Nha.
Mingle with local people for your hotel night.
Day 6: Phong Nha National Park (B)
You will be captivated by the untouched green of Phong Nha, stuffed with small trekking/ biking trail in verdant valleys and picturesque sceneries in the area.
Our guide will offer you a customized tour for biking, trekking or kayaking this day to discover the area.
Spend another night in the nature.
Day 7: Phong Nha – Hue (B/-/D)
See off the tropical jungle for Hue city - the city of the last Vietnam feudal reign. Arrive in Hue and free for lunch to get your energy back.
Afternoon, our tour guide escort you visit a traditional village that remains traditional Hue lifestyle, Dong ba market and watch a royal musical performance during dinner
Day 8: Hue city tour ( B)
Hue Heritage site is known as the last feudal time in Vietnam whose remainder depicts the glory of Nguyen dynasty in the most authentic way.
Spend your day to see the royal tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. In the afternoon, a pleasant boat trip upstream Huong river will lead you to Thien Mu pagoda before return to Forbidden Purple city.
Free time for the rest of the day
Day 9: Hue – Danang (B)
Have breakfast in Hue then continue your trip to Hue via Hai Van pass, the best sightseeing point to behold panorama of ocean and shores.
As we arrive in the coastal city of Danang, take a short visit to Cham Museum where displays relics of Champa Kingdom. You are free to enjoy the beach the rest of the day
Day 10: Da Nang – My Son – Hoi An (B)
Today, we will visit Marble mountain and stone carving villages then taking a scenic drive to the heritage site of My Son - Angkor liked area in Vietnam.
The temple of My Son features the glory of Champa people whose culture is colorful and beautifully sophisticated. The site is regconized by UNESCO as Cultural World Heritage since 1999
We will travel to Hoi An town afterward for your relaxation.
Day 11: Hoi An town (B)
Hoi An was a busy port trade during the period of XVI to XVII century, remaining its elegance through the influence of Japanese, Chinese and Portugese.
Spend your day to discover the town with our tour guide in the morning which passes Fukien pagoda, Tan Ky Ancient house, workshop and enjoy a pleasant cruise on Thu Bon river in the afternoon.
Day 12: Hoi An free at leisure (B)
Free to enjoy the sandy beach of Hoi An or visit the tailor shop inside the town.
Day 13: Hoi An – Danang departure (B)
Rest and leisure until our driver come to pick you up for your departure flight.
Note: You may need to connect Hochiminh city or Hanoi international airports for your flight back to your home country