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Central Vietnam Impression Tour / 6 days

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The Central Vietnam Impression

Central Vietnam has many impressions besides unique cultural values. They are the World Heritage Sites like My SonHolly Land with secrets Cham Tower, the charming of Hoi An ancient town or the complex of Nguyen King Palace and Mausoleums with different styles of each kings according to orient architectures. Exploring minority peopleas well as their cultures in mountainous area on Truong Son Range forest is the different impression in Central Vietnam that will provide you the truly overall picture of this special land. A throughout trip along Ho Chi Minh trail - Central Vietnam impression will bring you an interesting discovery time of variety local life.

Destination: Hue – A Luoi – Ho Chi Minh Trails – My Son – Hoi An

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Welcome to Hue City – Full day city tour. Overnight in Hue (L)

Day 2: Hue to A Luoi District– Ta Oi people – Hamburger Hill. Overnight in A Luoi (B L D)

Day 3: A Luoi – A roang – Prao. Overnight in Nam Giang (B L D)

Day 4: Giang – My Son – Hoi An Ancient Town. Overnight in Hoi An (B L)

Day 5: Hoi An walking tour. Overnight in Hoi An (B L)

Day 6: Free time and transfer to Da Nang airport for departure (B)

Day 1: Welcome to Hue City – Full day city tour (L)

Am: You are welcomed at Phu Bai Airport by Eco’s guide and driver with welcome sign “Eco Nature Travel”. Drive you to downtown to hotel in Hue city centre, check in hotel. Take a short break. This morning you make a boat trip on special boat of Hue people called Dragon boat – the famous boat of local people for visiting the most ancient pagoda of Viet Nam is Thien Mu where is famous for its legend. Along the river, you can see the wonderful view with green trees in two side banks and pure blue water that nowhere has. Perfume River is also known as Thames River in London. Next, you start to make a city trip around Hue for visiting visit the Imperial Citadel where Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 with numerous of attractive places to see like Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Purple Forbidden City.… and enjoy Royal music called “Nha Nhac Cung Dinh” and is the first intangible heritage of Vietnam to be recognized by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”, show at Royal theater to have more knowledge of a kind royal music. Have lunch at a restaurant afterward to enjoy Hue traditional foods.

Pm: This afternoon, you continue visiting the complex of Nguyen Emperors’ mausoleums such as Tu Duc tomb, Minh Mang tomb or Khai Dinh tomb. In fact, there are 6 tombs still keep original architectures of Nguyen King, but you will have chance to visit two of them. You have chance to visit handicraft villages including incense-making village, Phu Cam hat-making village – the symbol of Hue people and Vietnamese wear with “Ao Dai”, the traditional dress of Vietnamese woman. Then visit Phuong Duc bronze casting village. The driver takes you back city centre and free to have your own dinner. At 8.00 pm guide will lead you to boat landing for enjoying Hue folk song – a traditional music performance on Perfume River. At this time, you can combine to enjoy traditional music and see Hue sightseeing at night from dragon boat. Overnight in hotel in Hue.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Local Boat, Lunch, Hotel, Hue Folk Song & Mineral Water.

Day 2: Hue to A Luoi District– Hamburger Hill – Ta Oi people (B L D)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning guide and driver pick you up at hotel and transfer to A Luoi District about 70 km. Along the way from Hue to A Luoi you can see natural beauty and minority people in Highland Mountain as well as minority group. It takes you about 2 hours for arriving A Luoi on the concrete road circle around mountains and forests. The first impression for tourists is the neglected natural scenery, which existed beside a long time with the old forests, partitions of mountain, deep chasm and the pure stream flowing around the whirlpool. After having a short rest, you start to visit a well-known military site in the war between America and Vietnam – Hamburger Hill (nickname 937 Hill) by trekking. The driver will drive you to the foot of the Hill, after that you trek systematically to the top of the hill for enjoyment and discovering. From the top of this hill, you can see the whole sight of the airport and the combat base. Back to A Luoi Centre and have lunch at local restaurant.

Pm: In the afternoon, you will discover A Luoi town and daily life of Ta Oi ethnic with their traditional handicraft village such as weaving, textile… in Aka Chi village to witness how the women weaving their dresses or even admire the way they threading yarns on looms with their best tenacious efforts. This meticulous activities created unique products, that is beautiful dresses they wear when plough virgin land or in the special occasions. As well, learn more about their agriculture growing in the mountain area with primitive instruments and the “Gui”, a unique kink of bag, on their backs working on the fields. You have chance to relax at A Roang Hot Spring for more leisure and trek to A Roang forest to have more exploration of the biology variety in Green Corridor. You will exchange cultural community and enjoy the traditional music show of tribe people of Ta Oi with camping fire at stilt house in Aka Chi Village. Have dinner at stilt house. Overnight at stilt house.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Traditional Music, Permit, Stilt House & Mineral Water

Day 3: A roang – Prao – Nam Giang Town (B L D)

Am: Wake up early morning to enjoy the fresh air in the mountainous area. Have breakfast at stilt house. This morning you begin to trek inside Aroang jungle (~ 3 hrs) to see many beautiful views of mountainous and forests and to have more knowledge of ecosystem in these forests of Green Corridor. Then, our driver will drive you more 80 km along Ho Chi Minh Trail to arrive Prao village. On the route, stopover to visit Ta-Lang hamlet of Katu people and DRO-ROONG ethnic people and this is a good chance for you to see traditional manual brocade and to have lunch in local restaurants.

Pm: This afternoon you go on your trip to Giang Town on Ho Chi Minh Trail. On arrival, check-in hotel, and have dinner in local restaurant. Overnight in Nam Giang Mountainous Town.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Mini Hotel & Mineral Water

Day 4: Nam Giang – My Son – Hoi An ancient town (B L)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning the driver takes you to Ta Bin village to enjoy the traditional manual brocade. Visiting Dai Hong town, you can see the panorama of countryside in the mountainous of Central Vietnam impression as well as meet and see daily activities of local people. You continue being transferred to Duy Xuyen town before visiting My Son Holly Land where were the Kingdom of Cham people to enjoy the architecture of Cham people built in red bricks in 11th century was recognized as a World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Here, you also have chance to enjoy traditional music performance of Cham people with their colorful items and special musical instruments to learn more about their culture. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

Pm: Afterward the driver rides you to Hoi An Ancient town. Check in hotel. Free at night for exploring the beauty of Hoi An town with colorful of shops and lanterns along old streets. A marvelous sight if you come to Hoi An ancient town on full moon of 15th every lunar calendar month. Free to have your own dinner. Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance Fees, Breakfast, Lunch, Hotel & Mineral Water

Day 5: Hoi An walking tour (B L)

Am: After breakfast at hotel, you will be led to visit the charming of Hoi An ancient Town on foot including ancient houses like Tan Ky, Phuc Kien…temples pagoda and enjoy the unique architecture of Japanese Bridge, then you will have chance to enjoy a traditional music performance in an ancient house. Hoi An is known as a shopping centre. Walking along old streets, you can also make tailor of clothes with reasonable price and have beautiful souvenir gifts. Have lunch at a restaurant in the town.

Pm: This afternoon, you make a boat trip on Thu Bon River to admire the daily activities of people on the boat go to markets along the river’s bank to earn their life. Then you will visit Thanh Ha ceramic village and Kim Bong carpentry village. At Thanh Ha Ceramic village, you will have a chance to experience to make ceramic product by yourself with the construction of household and receive a small souvenir gift from them. Back to Hoi An on boat and maybe have some beautiful photos of fishing net on the river.Free to have your own dinner. Overnight in hotel in Hoi An.

Inclusion: Transport, English speaking guide, Entrance fees, Breakfast, Lunch,  Local boat, Hotel & Mineral water.

Day 6: Free time and transfer to Da Nang airport for departure (B)

Have breakfast at hotel, then you are free to go shopping at silk shops in Hoi An and have more exploration of this town or relax at hotel. On summer time, Cua Dai beach is a nice place for you to spend your free time, relax on nice sandy beach, and enjoy fresh air. Afterward the driver drops you off Da Nang airport for taking flight to next destination. End of tour here and Good-bye!

Inclusion: Transport, Breakfast

Price: USD/Person

Size of group

1 per

2 pers

4 pers

6 pers

8 pers

Single supplement

Hotel 2 stars

783

433

320

272

248

58

Hotel 3 stars

792

437

324

277

252

63

Hotel 4 stars

857

470

357

309

285

95

Hotel 5 stars

1015

549

436

388

364

174

Included: All mentioned in itinerary details. (Meals: B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

Excluded: Personal expenses, insurance & other services not mention above in detail itinerary.

Accommodation: Hotel in A Luoi & Giang – basic, small but clean

Hotel Information:

City

Option

Hotel Name

Room type

HOI AN

2*

Hoi An Lantern Hotel

Standard

3*

Hoi An Lantern Hotel

Superior

4*

Vinh Hung Riverside Resort

Sup Garden View

5*

Sunrise Resort

 Ocean Deluxe

HUE

2*

Serene Place Hotel

Superior

3*

Asia Hotel

Deluxe

4*

Eldora Hotel

Deluxe city view

5*

Imperial Hotel

 Deluxe city view

What to bring: Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses, hat, towels, toiletries, sun-block, insect repellent, flashlight, sleeping bag, good shoes for walking, camera, raincoat or umbrella, cable locks for luggage & other personal needs.

Notes:

  • Price for 01 pax includes single supplement already.
  • Single Supplement means the single using his/her own room.
  • Hotel:  Twin/Double shared room. Check in time: 14:00; Check out time: 12:00 noon. 
  • These costs are for private tours.