About Đà Nẵng, Huế, Hội An, Mỹ Sơn
Đà Nẵng is one of the major port cities in Vietnam (in addition to Ho Chi Minh City and Haiphong) and the biggest city on the South Central Coast of Vietnam; the city is situated on the coast of the South China Sea, at the opening end of the Hàn River. Đà Nẵng is the commercial and educational center of Central Vietnam, with a well-sheltered, easily accessible port; its location on the path of National Route 1A and the North–South Railway makes it a hub for transportation. It is located within 100 km of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Huế, the Old Town of Hội An, and the Mỹ Sơn ruins. The city was previously known as Cửa Hàn during early Đại Việt settlement, and as Tourane (or Turon) during French colonial rule. It is the third biggest economic center in Vietnam (after Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi).
- 2 Nights accommodation in Da Nang at selected Hotel
- 2 Nights accommodation in Hue at selected Hotel
- Guide tour programs, admission fees to all attractions and meals arrangement as per itinerary
- Meals: 4 breakfast, 4 lunch, 4 dinner
- English speaking local tour guide as per itinerary
- Any personal expenses
- Any International or Domestic Air ticket
- Any travel visa application (If needed)
- Any travel insurance (RM35/ person up to 5 days)
- Any high season surcharge (RM200/person)
- Local tour guide and coach captain tipping (RM 10 /person/day)
Day 1 : Da Nang International Aiport / Hue (Lunch / Dinner)
Arrival at Da Nang International Airport, meet and greet by local tour guide and transfer to local restaurant for lunch. Continue journey to Hue city, approximately 100 KM north of DA NANG and durations of journey takes 2.5 hours. En-route we will drive passed the coastal road and the famous Hai Van Pass which rated as Top 10 most beautiful coastal road in the world, its name refers to the mists that rise from the sea. Between 1802 and 1945, HUE was the imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty. Arrive Hue, check in hotel for rest and relax, assemble as per agreed schedule for dinner, overnight at Hotel in Hue.
Day 2 : Hue (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast, depart for city tour in HUE we will visit Thien Mu Pagoda built in 1601 on the order of the first Nguyen lords, Nguyen Hoang, who at that time was the governor of Thuan Hoa (now known as Hue). According to the royal annals, Hoang while touring the vicinity was told of the local legend in which an old lady, known as Thien Mụ (literally "celestial lady"). She foretold that a lord would come and erect a pagoda on the hill to pray for the country's prosperity. Upon hearing this, Hoang ordered the construction of a temple at the site, thus the beginning of Thien Mụ Pagoda. Next to Imperial Tomb Of Tu Duc - the most beautiful imperial tomb of all, a huge peaceful lake stone bridges and wooden constructions. Tu Duc tomb integrates seamlessly with the landscape that surrounds it.
Enjoy lunch at local restaurant, later we will continue to visit the Imperial City (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - the grounds of the Imperial City were surrounded by a wall, and the walls were surrounded by a moat. The water from the moat was taken from the Huong River (Perfume River) that flows through Hue. This structure is called the citadel. Inside the citadel was the Imperial City, with a perimeter of almost 2.5 kilometers. Inside the Imperial City was the imperial enclosure called the Purple Forbidden City in Vietnamese, a term similar to the Forbidden City in Beijing. We will have chance to see the temples, pavilions, moats, walls, gates, shops, museums and galleries, featuring art and costumes from various periods of Vietnamese history; like the Ngo Mon - the main southern entrance to the city built in 1813 by emperor Minh Mang, Thai Hoa Palace - The emperor’s coronation hall, also Truong Sanh Residence - translated as the Palace Of Longevity. However, the citadel was badly knocked about during fighting between the French and the Viet Minh in 1947, and again in 1968 during the Tet Offensive, when it was shelled by the Viet Cong and then bombed by the Americans. As a result, some areas are now only empty fields, bits of walls, and an explanatory plaque. After dinner and transfer back to hotel.
Day 3 : Hue / My Son Sanctuary / Hoi An / Ancient Town / Da Nang (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
Depart for My Son Sanctuary (UNESCO World Heritage Site) approximately 160 KM and durations of journey takes 03 hours, the temples is surrounded by two mountain ranges. It is a remarkable archaeological site dating back more than a thousand years with a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa. The temple was a site of religious ceremony for kings of the ruling dynasties of Champa, as well as a burial place for Cham royalty and national heroes. At one time, the site encompassed over 70 temples as well as numerous stele bearing historically important inscriptions in Sanskrit and Cham, the sensual artwork on these works depicts daily activities as well as Hindu and Buddhist religious themes. Then continue journey to Hoi An, appointed tour guide will escort guests for Guided Walking Tour in the ancient town, entrance ticket covers five attractions: Japanese Covered Bridge, Quan Cong Temple, Guangzhou Associations & Assembly Hall, one museum and one handicraft shop. Guests may enjoy free time for shopping bargains here too. After dinner at local restaurant, return to Da Nang for hotel check in.
Day 4 : Da Nang (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
For Da Nang for city tour, we will visit Marble Mountain are rocky limestone outcrops jutting out of the beach just south of Da Nang. Paths lead to the top of the forested cliffs, affording spectacular views of Non Nuoc Beach and the East Sea. The group includes Kim Son (Mountain of Metal), Moc Son (Mountain of Wood), Thuy Son (Mountain of Water), Hoa Son (Mountain of Fire), and Tho Son (Mountain of Earth). The caves nestled in the cliffs were originally inhabited by the Cham people. Later, the Nguyen Dynasty built numerous pagodas among the caves and grottoes, and it's a popular pilgrimage site. Next visit to Linh Ung Pagoda - features a stunning view of the sea, the sky and a 67-meter tall statue of "Quan Im (The Goddess Of Mercy)" facing the ocean and guests may enjoy beautiful sunset view from here. Enjoy free time for shopping activities at Han Market also Big C Supermarket. Dinner at local restaurants, return hotel and tour programs end.
Day 5 : Da Nang (Breakfast)
After breakfast, meet at hotel lobby and proceed for room check out.
Transfer to airport for your flight departure.