Central - Land of the past

Central - Land of the past

For both Vietnamese people and foreigners, Central of Vietnam is a calm and charming land where people find out the traditional values and can follow a “slow life”. Walking on the charming Hoi An under the lanterns light and discovering the impressive ancient capital of Hue - two UNESCO’s World Heritages, meeting the a little bit poor but very friendly villagers will give you a deep immersion in Vietnam’s thousands years history and a special peaceful sensations, calm and nostalgic feeling.

Day 1: Hue Citadel and Garden House

The tour starts with a visit to the ancient citadel of Hue. This deeply evocative capital of the Nguyen emperors still resonates with the glories of imperial Vietnam.

Visit Dong Thien Pagoda, chat with the nuns and enjoy vegetarian lunch prepared by the nun. Continue on a visit to Thien Mu pagoda, walk around Kim Long village nearby, visit the original ancient house of the former mandarin and mingle with locals. The old and attractive garden houses accommodated royals, high ranking mandarin officials, noblemen and Confucian scholars.

Meals -
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Day 2: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An

Visiting the local market is a great way to get to know the local life. This morning you will visit Dong Ba, the biggest market in town. Take time out to visit the tomb of King Tu Duc, one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen dynasty with sophisticated architectures and charming sceneries. Say farewell to Hue, then get your camera ready for the spectacular and breathtaking Hai Van Pass before continuing to Hoi An. You will perhaps notice that more than any other places in Vietnam, Hoi An has well preserved the remains of the past which will envelope you as you explore the town.

Meals -
  • B

Day 3: Hoi An

A day of discovery lies ahead as you explore the ancient town. Visit the local market before stopping by the Japanese covered bridge and an ancient house. Then, go for a cycle in Cam Nam village and the cyclo will take you to Cam Nam bridge. Near Thu Bon River, there are plenty of photo opportunities for you. For a deep immersion off the beaten tracks, ride along the riverside and through local villages of Cam Nam, a non-touristic area home to friendly locals. End at a green small canal covered by water coconut trees. You’ll then cruise on Thu Bon River. 

When you will be back to the town, explore Hoi An under beautiful lantern lights at night. Get around and visit the lantern market before enjoying Vietnamese folk dancers and musicians perform traditional pieces.

Meals -
  • B

Day 4: Hoi An – Da Nang – Departure

On your last day, no activities are scheduled until sending off. Your holiday concludes today after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals -
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Standard

$347

$289

$212

Jasmine Hotel ***

Jasmine Hotel ***

This colonial-styled budget hotel, centrally located in Hue, is within a five-minute walk to the Huong River. Jasmine Hotel boasts enchanting panoramic city vistas and easy access to the quaint Trang Tien Bridge. Guests can unwind at the on-site sauna which offers a comprehensive selection of massage services as well as a unique array of beauty treatments. The on-site Royal Restaurant serves a vast selection of superb local and international cuisine in a clean and comfortable atmosphere. The Jasmine Hotel boasts a vast array of quality features with an excellent central location for a reasonable price.
Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel Villa & Spa ***

Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel Villa & Spa ***

Nestled in the heart of Cam Pho, Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel and Spa is an ideal spot from which to discover Hoi An. Only 28 km away, this 4-star hotel can be easily accessed from the airport. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. The facilities and services provided by Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel and Spa ensure a pleasant stay for guests. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, gift/souvenir shop, postal service. Hotel accommodations have been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience. In some of the rooms, guests can find television LCD/plasma screen, bathroom phone, clothes rack, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include fitness center, sauna, outdoor pool, spa, massage are designed for escape and relaxation. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Hoi An Silk Boutique Hotel and Spa.

Superior

$401

$343

$267

Saigon Morin Hotel ****

Saigon Morin Hotel ****

This modern business class hotel, located on bustling Le Loi Street, boasts magnificent rooftop views of the Perfume River. Guests will enjoy easy access to a myriad of interesting attractions, including the Trang Tien Bridge. The spacious and elegantly appointed rooms of Saigon Morin Hotel are clean and decorated with a colonial style ambience that is visually relaxing. Guests will enjoy rooms that are equipped with balconies that offer superb scenic views. The on-site restaurant serves a combination of authentic local and international dishes in a comforting ambience. The hotel boasts a comprehensive selection of facilities, including a contemporary fitness center and free form swimming pool. The Saigon Morin Hotel is the perfect property for relaxing stays in a prime location for a reasonable price.
Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa ****

Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa ****

Located along the river in the historic Hoi An, the 4-star Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa provides comfortable lodging, professional service, and Western standard hotel rooms within a 200-year old house and newer villas. Guestrooms have telephones, DVD players, and televisions, and the hotel also has a cocktail lounge, dry cleaning and laundry, room service, and restaurants. For the enjoyment of guests interested in sports or leisure, there is a spa, beauty salon, an outdoor pool on the grounds, and bicycle rental services are available for you to explore Hoi An’s attractions, including the nearby Cua Dai Beach. A shuttle bus to the old town and beach makes staying at Hoi An Ancient House Resort & Spa especially convenient.

Deluxe

$613

$555

$478

La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa *****

La Residence Hue Hotel & Spa *****

Built in 1925, the 175-guestroom hotel is a historical landmark of stunning French colonialist design. Hotel Majestic Saigon is seven kilometers from the Ho Chi Minh City Airport. The 5-star hotel is also less than two kilometers from the Notre Dame Church and the Ben Thanh Market. One half of the building offers a stunning view of the Saigon River, while the other half overlooks the swimming pool. There are eight food, drink, and entertainment establishments offering everything from European and Asian cuisine to cocktails at a piano bar. Throughout its rich history, the hotel has been host to famous authors, heads of state, the Japanese Imperial Army, and espionage agents. Whatever the reason for your stay, Hotel Majestic Saigon will take you to the next level of comfort.
Royal Hoi An MGallery ****

Royal Hoi An MGallery ****

Right next to the majestic Old Quarter of Hoi An and bordered by the tranquil Thu Bon River, Hotel Royal Hoi An MGallery by Sofitel is the latest gem on the crown jewel of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Featuring modern and artistic facilities ranging from luxurious rooms, two signature restaurants, a charming Royal Spa, modern meeting rooms and especially a stunning swimming pool, Hotel Royal Hoi An is the ideal get-away destination for romantic breaks, family vacations or inspiring events.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast;
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM (Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge);
  • Meals as mentioned;
  • Experienced English speaking guide;
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time;
  • Boat cruises mentioned in Hoi An
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax.

Exclusions:

  • Entry visas and stamp fees;
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request);
  • Tips and gratuities;
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary;
  • All other drinks not mentioned in the inclusion;
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature;
  • Mineral water, cool tissues on touring days;
  • Travel insurance; 
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion.
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You may require a visa to enter Vietnam. Your consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

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