Central coast Vietnam holiday 8 days is designed for small group traveling or family traveling to Central Vietnam in the first time. Phong Nha Locals will help you to arrange a budget trip for visiting the highlights of Central Vietnam with World Heritage Sites from Dong Hoi, Hue, Danang then to Myson and Hoi An Town.
As on arrival at Da Nang Airport, Hoi An Private Car’s driver welcome you then transfer to Hotel for check in.
In the morning, Hoi An Private Car driver pick you up at your hotel lobby for Hoi An 1 day tour – Hoi An Ancient Town visit its numerous places of interest: 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants’ house, the local fish market… Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like.
In the afternoon, Hoi An Private Car depart from Hoi An Town to My Son Holy Land, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries.
My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Back to your hotel. End of service. (Lunch)
Depart at your hotel at 9:00, you will ride by bicycle to Tra Que Vegetable Village; experience a day of living and working with the local farmers in this village. A tour of the organic vegetable and herb gardens can include some time working in the field if you like, or merely observing and learning about the system and the fresh ingredients.
Upon returning to the house, we were all treated to an herbal foot massage followed by a session of cooking various local dishes such as: Tam Huu Spring Roll, Banh Xeo or the local pancake of the people from the middle region. Biking back to your hotel ends of tour.
Other recommendation: If you don’t want to go back the hotel. You can spend more time for relax at An Bang Beach that is not far from the village, about 2km to the east of Hoi An Town. The beach is over 3 km in length and up to 300m in width. The beach boasts fine white sand, clear and blue water, moderate slopes and small waves, which make it ideal for recreational activities like swimming and enjoy cheap sea food (your own taxi if you want to drop here). (Lunch)
Hoi An Private Car’s driver pick you at your hotel and transfer to Hue. The first stop is the Marble Mountains where you can see some marble factories and see their art works. We then have a chance to see Da Nang Beach (Name in Viet Nam War is China Beach) – one of the most beautiful and famous beach in Vietnam.
The next stop is Cham museum where displayed the exhibitions of Cham people. The Cham museum in Da Nang has incomparably the best collection anywhere of Cham materials, mostly sculptures.
After that, we drive 20km on Sea Cloud pass (Hai Van Pass) – the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Sea cloud pass is the last spur of the Truong Son Range that reaches to the sea, sightseeing in Vietnam is at its best here with the sequel of valleys and lagoons as the road descends lower.
And our last destination is Lang Co beach which lies on the most beautiful curve of the “S” where you can be the first to see sunrise in Vietnam. Lang Co beach attracts visitors by its wild beauty with white sand and blue sea. Arrive Hue in midafternoon. Hotel check in. (Lunch)
Day 5 Hue city tour (L)
Hue was once the Imperial capital and now listed as a World heritage site. Sitting on the banks of the delightful Perfume River you will find amazing citadels, fabulous palaces and royal tombs. Many of the sites can be reached by river and this makes an excellent way to see the city.
9:00am Pick up from hotel in Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious sites, Thien Mu Pagoda. Then continue to discover Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen’s Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City. Have lunch at local restaurant.
The afternoon continues visiting to the elaborate tombs of emperors Tu Duc & Khai Dinh. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about King’s philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life. We visit Dong Ba market to see daily local life. Trip ends at hotel around 6:00pm. (Lunch)