Embark on an unforgettable journey to explore the heart of Vietnam and uncover its rich history, stunning natural beauty, and vibrant culture. Central Vietnam is home to a plethora of wonders that are just waiting to be discovered, from ancient ruins and picturesque beaches to bustling cities and lush countryside. Join us on an 8-day adventure to uncover the best of what this region has to offer.
Day 1: Arrival in Da Nang and Discover the City
- Arrival at Da Nang International Airport and transfer to your hotel
- Visit Han Market and experience the local culture and cuisine
- Take a stroll along the famous Han River Bridge and enjoy the scenic city skyline
- In the evening, try local specialties for dinner and immerse in the local food culture.
Day 2: Ba Na Hills & Golden Bridge
- Visit Ba Na Hills and admire the stunning scenery and panoramic views of the surrounding mountain range
- Stop by the famous Golden Bridge, suspended between two mountain peaks and offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape
- Take a scenic cable car ride to reach the bridge
- In the afternoon, enjoy leisure time at the resort and take in the tranquil surroundings
Day 3: Hoi An Ancient Town, Marble Mountain & Cooking Class
- Visit Marble Mountain, a group of five marble and limestone hills that house beautiful temples and pagodas and offer scenic views of the city
- Take a walking tour of Hoi An’s charming old town and visit the many shops and artisanal stalls selling traditional textiles, ceramics, and lanterns
- Learn how to cook traditional Vietnamese dishes in a cooking class
- Enjoy an evening soaking up the vibrant atmosphere of Hoi An
Day 4: My Son Sanctuary
- Today, visit the My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the former religious and political center of the Champa Kingdom.
- In the afternoon, return to Hoi An and relax at your hotel, or continue exploring the town on your own.
Day 5: Visit the Royal Tombs and Embark on a Perfume River Cruise
- Take a visit to the Royal Tombs of Hue, the final resting place of several Nguyen dynasty emperors
- Afterwards, embark on a relaxing boat trip along the Perfume River, taking in the stunning scenery and enjoying a traditional tea ceremony
- Visit a local village that specializes in the production of traditional incense sticks
Day 6: Phong Nha
- Depart for Phong Nha, a rural region known for its stunning natural beauty and important historical sites.
- Visit the Phong Nha Cave and experience the breathtaking beauty of this natural wonder.
Day 7: Relaxation & Leisure
- Today is a free day for you to relax and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Phong Nha.
- You can opt for a bike ride or trek in the surrounding countryside, or simply relax at your hotel.
Day 8: Departure from Da Nang
- Today, you will be transferred to Da Nang International Airport for your departure flight.
This 8-day tour of central Vietnam will be a journey to remember, as you explore the rich history, vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty of this beautiful country. From the bustling city of Da Nang, to the tranquil rural landscapes of Phong Nha, and the stunning peaks of Ba Na Hills, you will experience the very best of central Vietnam.