As you know, Central Vietnam is not famous for its magnanimous history, heritage land but the cuisine here is really rich and diversified. It is not only quality of the food but decorations are very important. From royal dishes of Nguyen Dynasty in Hue to authentic Hoi An’s cuisine, a combined trip of enjoying culinary and doing sightseeing in this tour will surely make it remarkable. To help you explore Hoi An, Premium Travel Vietnam organize Hoi An Package Tour.
HOI AN TOUR PACKAGE ITINERARY:
Day 1: Airport pick up
To begin our Hoi An Package Tour, we will come to pick you up at Da Nang airport then transfer you to Hoi An ancient town for hotel check in. After that, the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 2: (-/L/-) My Son Holy Land – Hoi An city tour full day
In the morning, as the sun rises, we will start our Hoi An Package Tour by a drive 60 km to the south west of Hoi An where you can see the ruins of My Son Holy Land. So, My Son was the only place where Cham art flourished without interruption from the 7th to the 13th century. In a lush green valley of around 2 km in diameter, there are dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from the 7th and 13th centuries. Because of all historical value to humankind, My Son Sanctuary was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in Dec 4th, 1999.
Upon coming here, we then walk around this lovely site and pay a visit to many groups in My Son including group B, C,D then following is group E, F. Through the guidance of your tour guide, you will know more about Cham Hindu culture. Especially, you will notify how the Cham were called Masters of Brick walls in building temples.
Later, the guide will take you to the theatre for you to enjoy Cham traditonal show – Apsara dance show. Thus, you will know the daily life of the Cham people. Later, we then transfer you back to Hoi An city and you might have lunch in a local restaurant.
Afterward, we will tour Hoi An ancient town and visit Fujian Assembly Hall with sophisticated Chinese architectures. Next, we are then heading to sightseeing Tan Ky Old House. Thus, this is one of the oldest and nicest ancient houses in Hoi An. It used to be the merchant house and seven generations of the same family have been living here for a long time.
Following up on our Hoi An Package Tour, we then tour Japanese covered Bridge. Hence, this 500-year-old relic built by the Japanese traders in 1593 as the connection for the local people to cross for trade. On the sides are statues of monkeys and there is a little shrine on the side of the bridge to worship the God. Upon finishing, our driver will transfer you back to the hotel and you will have free time for the rest of the day.
Day 3: Cooking class
(-/L/-) In the morning, our Hoi An Tour Package continues by joining cooking class at Red Bridge restaurant in Hoi An. First, we will transfer you to Hai café for welcome drinks before taking you to Hoi An market. At this busy place, you can select ingredients for your cooking class. Next, you board on boat to have cruise boat to Red Bridge restaurant where you learn to make Hoi An special dishes including spring rolls, sauteed aubergine with garlic and fish in clay pot. Lastly, you will enjoy lunch here before we take you back to the hotel. Then the rest of the day is on your own leisure.
Day 4: Hue transfer – Hue Imperial city
Today, we will continue our Hoi An Package Tour with a drive northwards along coastal road to Hue city. It is approximately 3.5 hour drive and our first stop is Marble Mountains – 5 marble peaks named after five elements Water, Wood, Fire, Metal and Earth. Thus, the site is known for its holy sanctuaries, natural beautiful caves, Buddist temples, pagodas. There is a small cave leading you to the summit with panoramic views of the region.
After that, we go directly to Hue. We will then drive through Hai Van Pass or Cloudy Pass, a rest stop on the top of the pass where you admire the panoramic view of the area. Following the trip by a nice drive through rice fields, fish farms, rural villages, tunnels. We might stop along the way for you to take photo of a water buffalo at your request.
In the afternoon, visit Hue Imperial City which is an area of 500 ha and a system of three circles of ramparts, namely from outside to inside: Kinh Thanh Hue (Hue Capital Citadel), Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel). Hence, this construction started in 1805 under the reign of Emperor Gia Long and completed in 1832 under the reign of Emperor Ming Mang. Under Nguyen Dynasty, the Kings had ordered to build ramparts, palaces and constructional works for royal. Over 200 years to now, it is still original with nearly 140 small and large constructions. We then take a walk around and visit Noon gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Royal Theatre, Truong Sinh Residence…
Since then, you will know more stories of Nguyen Emperors and their former royal life. As soon as you are finished, we then transfer you to the hotel for check in. Overnight in Hue city.
Day 5: Hue city tour
Another day has come and Hoi An Package Tour proceeds by a visit tomb of Emperor Tu Duc with sophisticated architecture, charming landscape and is one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen Dynasty. This tomb set in a beautiful natural area and was used by the Emperor Tu Duc in life as Summer Palace and spiritual retreat. It covers an extensive area of 12 hectares with nearly 50 constructions, including lakes, mounts, palaces, pavilions, temples, altars…
We continue the trip to the pier where you take boat trip on the Perfume river. And it is a great chance for you to admire the natural landscapes on both sides of the river. Getting off the boat, we then visit one of the beautiful pagodas and religious center of Hue – Pagoda of Heavenly Lady (Thien Mu Pagoda).
Thus, the pagoda was firstly built in 1601 between a river and a pine forest, this is one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in the country. Among the many interesting artifacts at the complex is the car that took the monk Thich Quang Duc to his self-immolation in 1963 in Saigon.
After visiting, we then take you back to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 6: Airport departure
In the morning, check out and waiting for pick up for departure flight. We will end Hoi An Package Tour here.
HOW YOU ENJOY HOI AN TRAVEL PACKAGE?
In the first place, being with us in this Hoi An Travel Package, you will take a chance to visit many famous tourist attractions in central Vietnam. First is old Hindu temples in My Son Holy Land, second is Hoi An ancient town which is popular for its unique old town and finest local food.
Moreover, a trip to Hue to explore the historical city by Perfume river, tasting Hue’s royal food and a visit to Emperors’ Royal Tomb as well as a Buddist Pagoda will make our trip more enjoyable and worth it.
HOI AN HOLIDAY PACKAGE Price?
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- FOC for children under 5 years old
- 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
- Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
In months of September, October, November; it normally rains in Central Vietnam due to rainy season, please bring rain coats with you. From December till February, the weather is a bit rainy and cold due to monsoon season, let’s bring poncho or cold jackets. For rest of the year, it is usually humid and hot.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)?
- What is the best time to visit Hoi An?
As you know, the months of February through July are the finest for visiting Hoi An, with moderate rainfall and pleasant weather. The months of May through July might be scorching hot, but with a cool wind from the sea and low-rise buildings, Hoi An is still a pleasant place to visit.
- What are the best things to do in Hoi An?
While you travel to Hoi An, you can do some of the things as follows:
-Walk around the old town
-Take a half day trip to My Son Sanctuary
-Join a cooking class
-Visit Tra Que Vegetables Village
-Try Hoi An’s Specialties
-Take a bicycle tour
-Visit Cam Thanh Nipa Palm Forest
-Watch Hoi An Memories Show
- What are Hoi An’s specialties?
– Cao Lau Hoi An
– Hoi An Chicken Rice (Com Ga Hoi An)
– Quang’s Noddles (My Quang)
– Banh Mi Hoi An (Hoi An baguette)
– Barbecue pork with fresh rice paper (Banh Uot Cuon Thit Nuong)
– Grilled rice paper with river mussels (Banh Dap Hen Xao)
– White Rose Dumpling (Banh Bao – Banh Vac)
– Vietnamese style pancake (Banh Xeo)
- When is Hoi An Lantern Festival?
– The Hoi An Lantern Festival, also known as the Hoi An Moon Festival, is particularly important to spiritual Buddhist and Confucian Vietnamese. So, it is a lunar calendar holiday that occurs on the 14th day of the month, or around the time of a full moon. All of the town’s lights are turned off, and only paper lanterns with candles floating down the river provide lighting.
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