Day 1: Hue Sightseeing Tour
Duration: 7 hours .
Departure: 9 am (From your hotel)
We start the tour with a scenic drive through the Hue Countryside to see picturesque Vietnamese rice paddies and local villages Our first stop is the historic Thanh Toan Bridge. Next stop is the Tomb of Khai Dinh one of Vietnam’s least loved Emperor’s and its 12th King. The tomb is an enchanted blend of Vietnamese and French design and was completed in 1931.We continue to drive to one of the most magnificent and well-maintained buildings in Hue – The Tomb of Minh Mang, built for the second king who reigned from 1820 – 1840. The complex was completed in 1843. The complex is set in among 28 hectares of beautiful parks and ponds. A trip to Hue is not complete without trying some of the local delicacies, We will stop for an hour lunch to give you the opportunity to try Banh Khoai (River Pancake), Nem Lui (Grilled Meat On Lemongrass) Bun Bo Hue (Local Noodle Soup), Banana Flower Salad, Seafood Fried Rice and local fruits. After lunch we continue the tour with Hue’s most famous landmark, the Citadel, the former Imperial Capital of hue and home to 13 Emperors from 1802 to 1945. Following on from the CITADEL is a trip to one of the tallest religious buildings in Vietnam the Thien Mu Pagoda. Regarded as the unofficial symbol of the former imperial capital. Items of note housed in the pagoda include a 2,000-kilogram bronze bell cast in 1710, and the blue Austin motor car which the Venerable Thích Quảng Đức drove to Sài Gòn in 1963 before immolating himself in protest at the policies of the Ngô Đình Diệm regime. The last part of the tour is a relaxing 45 minute boat ride from the
Thien Mu Pagoda to the Toa Kham Boat Station.
The trip ends around 4pm at your hotel.
Day 2: Hue to Hoi An Transfer
Duration: 7- 8 hours.
Departure: 9 am
After collecting you from your hotel we travel to Phu Dien Cham Tower, built by the Cham people more than 1,000 years ago it was only discovered in 2001 due to be being buried under eight meters of sand. Our drive continues past picturesque villages showcasing some of the best vegetable gardens in Vietnam. Look out for the colorful and opulent graves named
The City of Ghosts and family temples lining the road. We break the drive up with a stop at
Lang Co Beach, a long stretch of fine sand and blue waters. The Lang Co peninsula is renowned for its myths, history and spectacular landscapes. Rather than taking the tunnel we drive along Hai Van Pass, the old highway between Da Nang and Lang Co. You will drive along one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Having lunch with Bun Cha Ca Da Nang ( a famous local food )
Lastly, we visit infamous Marble Mountains where you will be able to explore the caves and pagodas on top of the mountain. Several Buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains.
The trip ends at your hotel in Hoi An about 4pm.
Day 3: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An Walking tour
Duration: 7- 8 hours.
Departure: 9 am
We pick you up at your hotel at 9am, starting the trip to My Son Ruins are a fascinating remnant of an ancient civilization closely related to the Khmer culture of Ankor Wat. The ruined towers and monuments were surrounded by misty mountain views, have lunch on the way go back to Hoi An with Com Ga ( the best local chicken rice in Hoi An), 1pm enjoy a wonderful walking tour around the narrow winding streets of the Hoi An Ancient Town – the World Heritage Site getting the best Vietnam tour reviews. Visiting most famous places: Japanese Bridge, Fukian Assembly Hall, 200- year old Tam Ky House, Chua Ong Pagoda and Chinese Assembly Halls. Tour ends at your hotel about 4pm.
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