First of all, this Central Vietnam Package Tour helps you get away from skyscrapers, busy streets and bustle of major cities. So, it provides you with adventure to the hometown of caves, grottoes in Vietnam – Phong Nha National Park. And with romantic landscapes of Hue city from grand palaces, beautiful temples to amazing tombs of Nguyen family. Moreover, a little lovely town by Thu Bon river – Hoi An city that is well known for its narrow streets, restaurants, café, lanterns and tailor shops. Or coming to My Son Sanctuary – the former sacred place of Cham people with Hindu temples built dating back centuries ago. All will bring you peace, glory, friendliness, tranquillity of the region.
CENTRAL VIETNAM PACKAGE TOUR ITINERARY:
Duration: 8 days – 7 nights
Highlights: Caves – DMZ – royal palaces, tombs – ancient town – Hindu temples
Route: Phong Nha – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – My Son
Day 1: Airport Pick up
Day 2: Phong Nha and Paradise Caves Full Day
Day 3: Hue Transfer with DMZ visit
Day 4: Hue City Tour
Day 5: Hoi An Transfer with sightseeings
Day 6: Hoi An City Tour – My Son Sanctuary Full Day
Day 7: Free Day
Day 8: Airport Transfer
Day 1: Dong Hoi airport arrival:
To start up our Central Vietnam Package Tour, in the morning, we will come and pick you up at Dong Hoi airport and then transfer you to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 2: (-/L/-) Phong Nha and Paradise cave full day:
In the morning, we come and pick you up at the hotel then transfer you to Phong Nha National Park. Thus, the park covers an area of around 200.000 ha and it is one of popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. On arrival, we will embark on motor boat to go along Son river to gaze at beautiful landscape of Phong Nha area.
Next, when we are reaching the cave entrance, we go inside and the cave is really impressive with lots of stalactites and stalagmites in different figures coming out everywhere. Then on the way out, we get off the boat to walk on sand dunes and we will admire more of the wonder of the nature. After that, we go out then the boat will take us back to the car.
Following on the tour is car transfer to Paradise cave, it is considered as a glorious underground royal palace. When we are entering the cave, we seem to be lost in a fairy land in fairy tale with lots of stalactites and stalagmites in various colors. Especially, this paradise cave is the longest dry cave in Asia and attracts thousands of tourists everyday.
Upon reaching Paradise cave, we will get transfer by golf cart to the cave foot and from here we will walk up roughly 524 steps to discover this amazing cave. So, after 800 meters walk to the end of Paradise Cave, we will come out and go back to the car. From here, our car and tour guide will take you to a local restaurant for lunch. After all, we will take you back to the hotel.
Day 3: Transfer to Hue with sightseeing:
In the morning, we will move on our Central Vietnam Package Tour meet you at the hotel and we will transfer you to Hue – the ancient capital city of Vietnam (1802-1945). On the way, we will stop at DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) for you to know more about the war that happened around DMZ in 1960′.
On arrival, we will wander around the site and visit Hien Luong old bridge, Ben Hai river, Museum, Watching tower and so on.
According to Geneva Treaty signed in 1954, Vietnam was split into two parts: North and South. As we know, in order to prevent supplies of weapons, food, human from North for South Vietnam; the area was heavily bombed and that caused lots of destruction. However, DMZ and some old relics remained intact after the war demonstrate bravery, endurance, intelligence of Vinh Thach people in the revolution of liberating the country. Finally, we will transfer you to Hue and then you can have free time.
Day 4: (-/L/-) Hue city tour:
As the sun rises, we will continue our Central Vietnam Package Tour by taking you to a pier to take a boat cruise on the Perfume River and it will be a scenic way to explore the landscapes of the city on two banks of the river.
Reaching the site, we will walk up to visit Thien Mu pagoda – Pagoda of Heavenly Lady. Hence, it is known as unofficial symbol of Hue. Today, the pagoda is now a holy place for Hue people coming to pray.
Following the tour by a visit to Hue Citadel – defensive and fortified sytem of Ngyen royal family. Thus, the complex cover an area of 500 ha and consists of 3 walled cities from outside to inside: Citadel, Imperial city, Forbidden city. Later on, we will then stroll around and pay a visit to Hue Imperial gate, Thai Hoa palace, Forbidden city, Truong Sanh palace, Royal theatre and so on. After that, we will take you to a local restaurant for lunch.
Later in the afternoon, we will continue to sightseeing Tu Duc Tomb – constructed between 1864 and 1867, and certainly one of the most impressive of the royal mausoleums. Furthermore, we then head off to visit Khai Dinh tomb – that was the last tomb built in Nguyen Dynasty.
As you know, this tomb took 11 years (1920-1931) to be built and it was the mix up of both European and Asian architectures. After exploring this special spot, we will bring you back to the hotel and the rest of the day is on your own.
Day 5: Transfer to Hoi An with sightseeing:
In the morning, our Central Vietnam Package Tour begins with the car transfer from Hue to Hoi An and on the way, we pass by Cau Hai Lagoon as well as Lang Co beach and the Pass of the Ocean Clouds (Hai Van Pass). We will then stop en route at the pass for some sceneric pictures.
On arriving in Da Nang, we will visit Marble Mountains with five marble peaks representing five elements in Oriental concept: Water, Wood, Fire, Metal, Earth. So, the site is popular with many Buddist temples, pagodas, caves and even Buddist monastery. We will have beautiful view when we climb up to river watching tower and a visit to Huyen Khong cave is the highlight of our tour.
Afterwards, we then go back down and then drive towards to Hoi An ancient town to check in and is at your leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 6: (-/L/-) My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An city tour full day:
Today, we will start off our Central Vietnam Package Tour with an hour drive southwest of Hoi An in private car with English speaking guide. Thus, we will visit the capital and religious center of the former Champa kingdom. Hence, My Son, a designated a UNESCO world heritage site, has a cluster of dozens of red brick towers, temples and sanctuaries dating from the 7th and 13th centuries. Nowadays, My Son Holy Land is now a must see place for all visitors from many countries.
After that, we will drive back to Hoi An for lunch. In the afternoon, we will take Hoi An city tour. Therefore, we will discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th and 18th centuries. Respectively, we will visit Hoi An colorful market, Tan Ky and Duc An ancient houses to know Hoi An’s typical architecture, a Chinese Assembly Hall and the 500 –year – old Japanese Bridge which is symbol for Hoi An people. Besides, travelers can also see Hoi An market to taste flavor of Hoi An’s specialties.
Day 7: Free day
Today is free time for you to explore Hoi An on your own
Day 8: Airport departure:
In the morning, you will check out and wait for pick up to Da Nang airport for departure flight. Then our Central Vietnam Package Tour will come to an end here.
HOW DO YOU ENJOY CENTRAL VIETNAM TOUR PACKAGE?
Firstly, joining in this Central Vietnam Tour Package, we will take you to discover all fantastic sightseeing of central Vietnam: two best caves in Phong Nha National Park (Phong Nha and Paradise caves). Also, we take you to a discovery of Hue ancient capital that is famous for its elaborate royal temples, tombs, palaces. Next, we got our chance to explore Hoi An city – charming town with cafes’, tailors, restaurants and to My Son Holy land – over 1,000 year old Hindu temples. Lastly, Central Vietnam Tour Package is created for your passion and for an utmost adventure.
CENTRAL VIETNAM TOURS Price?
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TOUR INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION
- Private car with air con
- English speaking guide
- Cold water
- Wet tissues
- Beverages and other meals do not mention in the itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Tipping/ Gratuities
CANCELLATION AND CHILDREN POLICY
- Prior more than 7 days: 10% of total rates.
- Prior from 4 to 7 days: 50% of total rates.
- Prior less than 3 days: 100% of total rates.
- No-Show: 100% of total rates.
- Child under 5 years old: FREE of charge
- Child from 6 to 10 years old: 50% charge
- Child from 11 years old and above: 100% adult rate
THINGS TO BRING
- Walking shoes
- Umbrella (if rainy)
- Sun block (if sunny)
- Fully – charged camera
- Insect spray
HOW TO BOOK CENTRAL VIETNAM HERITAGE TOUR?
As you all know, central Vietnam is an amazing land with beautiful cuisine and marvelous sights. Besides, the people here are so welcoming and warm heart. And this land has lot of history and waiting for you to discover such as My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Ancient town, Hue ancient capital and Phong Nha National Park.
So, joining with Premium Travel Vietnam in this heritage tour, we will help you out explore all the best and well-known historical sites in central Vietnam. Through the trip, you will have a lot more knowledge of central Vietnam and know the lifestyle, culture of central Vietnam region.
Therefore, if you have a chance to come to Dong Hoi or Da Nang or Hoi An or any cities in central Vietnam, finding the best Travel Agent for Central Vietnam Heritage Tour, do not hesitate to contact us as follows:
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)?
- WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT CENTRAL VIETNAM?
In the central region, the usual tropical monsoon environment offers scorching temperatures virtually all year. So, the hot season lasts from March through August, with temperatures averaging in the mid-30s°C. The months of September through November get the most rain, resulting in severe storms and flooding. So, the best time to come here is between January and April when there is less rain and blue sky for outdoor activities.
- WHAT ARE CENTRAL VIETNAM FOODS?
Depending on each city, it has different dishes for your choice.
– Hoi An:
+ Chicken Rice: juicy shredded chicken, crunchy onions, refreshing Vietnamese coriander, and stunning yellow turmeric rice make up a plate of Hoi An Chicken Rice.
+ Cao Lau: Cao lau includes Cao Lau noodles, slices of barbecue pork, pork crackling, bean sprouts, lettuce and herbs. This is a home made signature dish only in Quang Nam province region.
+ Wonton: Wonton is alike ravioli when it’s made with rice flour and mixed fillings of shrimp, pork, egg and spices.
– Da Nang:
+ Fish cake noodle soup (BUN CHA CA): Bun Cha Ca Da Nang is generally thought to be lighter and sourer in flavor, occasionally acidic but rarely fishy. Inside the bowl, there are also little chunks of sliced pineapple, which give the soup a more distinct flavor.
+ Vermicelli Noodles with Grilled Pork (BUN THIT NUONG): chargrilled pork, crisp vegetables, lime, and peanuts atop vermicelli noodles
+ Vietnamese Pancake (Banh Xeo): crispy Vietnamese crepes that combine the flavors of an omelette and a pancake. These savory bits are the perfect filler for rice paper rolls and are named after the sizzling sound they create when cooked in a hot pan.
+ Hue Beef Noodle Soup (Bun Bo Hue):
+ Hue Lemongrass Skewers (Nem Lui Hue):
+ Vietnamese Crepe (Banh Khoai):
WHAT ARE CENTRAL VIETNAM’S WORLD HERITAGE SITES?
– MY SON SANCTUARY: A Hindu complex of temples built by the Cham people from 7th to 13th century. Thus, it had a strong Indian influences and served as the most important and religious site for the Cham people back to the old days.
– HOI AN TOWN: Ancient town of Hoi An declared as World Cultural Heritage Site on Dec, 4th 1999. In the old days, Hoi An was a vital trading seaport in central Vietnam where it received lots of traders from many countries making Hoi An a stop over for business trade.
– HUE ANCIENT CAPITAL:
Hue was successively the capital city under 9 reigns of Nguyen Lords in Dang Trong, the capital city of the Tay Son Dynasty, and then the capital of the united country under the reigns of 13 Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty for roughly 400 years (1558-1945).
Hue City still has tangible and intangible cultural heritages that contain a lot of qualities that symbolize the Vietnamese people’s wisdom and spirit. For millennia, a plethora of quintessence gathered from across the country has merged to build a culture rich in national identity. As a result, when people think about Hue, they frequently think of the golden palace, majestic temples, gorgeous tombs, or lyrical natural sceneries, among other things.
– PHONG NHA KE BANG NATIONAL PARK:
Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park is located in the Annamite Mountain Range in Quang Binh province, Vietnam, and shares a western border with the Hin Namno Nature Reserve in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The 123,326-hectare property features terrestrial and aquatic habitats, primary and secondary forest, natural regeneration sites, tropical dense forests, and savanna, as well as a plethora of huge, frequently stunning, and scientifically significant caves.
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