Central Vietnam - The Heritage Trails 6 Days 6 Nights

Central Vietnam - The Heritage Trails

CODE:

AZO-CEN

PRICE:

$ 415 pp

This journey will take you to all the best Vietnam's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Central Vietnam in 6 days, including Phong Nha Cave, Hue Citadel, Hoi An Town and My Son Holyland. It is a wonderful trip to discover the mysterious central Vietnam, from its history, landscape, atmosphere, or its culture.

Departure: Daily start

Tour type: S.I.C/ Private tour

Special tips:

  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes & service charges included
  • Gifted Vietnam visa invitation letter 
  • Only 30% of total is deposit requested 
  • Customer care 24/24
  • This Central Vietnam - The Heritage Trails is a rare chance to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites recognized in Vietnam along the Central of Vietnam, including Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Hue Imperial Citadel, Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Holyland
  • Exploring the enormous caves and towering karst formations of Phong Nha: Phong Nha Cave, Paradise cave, Dark cave and Marble Mountain
  • The scenic and zigzagging road of the Hai Van Pass is always a favourite adventurer between Hoi An and Hue
  • Take a stop in Hoi An Ancient Town - the small town famous for its culture, its nice people and its beauty all year round
  • My Son HolyLand - the other UNESCO site will be completely different with the other places in Vietnam to take into your shoot 
  • Have a chance to see the last Dynasty of Vietnam Feudalism in Hue Ancient Capital via Hue Imperial Palace 
  • You also can take 6 Days Heritage Trails from Danang

19.00: In the evening, our van will pick you up from your hotel to Hanoi Train Station for overnight train to Dong Hoi. From here, we get on the train to start our best Central Vietnam Tour. Arrival in Dong Hoi Train Station in early morning (~06.00 am), just relax & take a short break before our guide comes & picks you up

Inclusion: Transport; English speaking staff,  train tickets: Hanoi - Dong Hoi by soft sleeping bed on 4 berth sharing cabin with air conditioner 

07.00: Our driver and (English speaking) tour guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi Train Station to go to your hotel to leave the luggage and have breakfast then start the tour.

08.00: We start the Central Vietnam Highlights Tour 6 Days by going to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.

09.00: Taking electrical buggy to the cave and start exploring Paradise Cave (2km). You will went in the jungle, see many kind of trees and hear the sound of animals. Expore the cave with about 1km in length on the wood foor and see lot of stalactites with different shapes.

This cave is 31 km long, which had been considered the longest cave in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park and the longest dry cave in Asia. The height can reach to 100 m and 150 m wide. It was discovered by scientists of the British Caving Research Association in 2005, the British cave explorers were impressed by the beautiful and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites inside this cave and they named it Paradise Cave.

With naturally primitive features Paradise Cave looks like a landscape painting, making it very attractive to visitors. There are a series of white crystal stalactites resembling glass pillars and many other spectacular formations.

12.00:  Lunch at a restaurant with local specialties

13.00: Continue the journey to visit the Mooc Spring

13.30: Enjoy the great moments of relaxation, mix the natural scenery of the romantic Mooc Stream. Here you will discover the diversity and rarity of the landscape, animals and thick forest Phong Nha - Ke Bang. Participate in services such as kayaking, swimming races, fishing ...

16.30 - 17.00: Vehicle transfer you back to Phong Nha Town or Dong Hoi City... Ends of today

Inclusion: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; entrance fees of Paradise Cave with buggy, Mooc Spring 

08.00: Our driver and (English speaking) tour guide will pick you up from your hotel for Phong Nha exploration 

Firstly, we go to boat station in Phong Nha National Park, visit Phong Nha Cave. We will take a boat trip on Son River to see the greenfield, people, local houses and limestone ranges along.

After 25 minutes, we will arrive at Phong Nha Cave, take a couple of hours to see the cave with its famous rock formation.

Return to the boat station then have lunch in the restaurant with local specialties.

After lunch and a short rest, continue the journey to explore the Dark Cave by zip lining, one of the longest zipline in Viet Nam. When getting inside the cave, there are many ancient fossils to be found. You will have a chance to take an experience of natural mud bath at the end of the cave which is very good for your skin.

After that, we will come back to Chay River by kayaking. Join exciting games in Chay River such as: adventure bridge, basketball, handball, flying swing...

Transfer back to your hotel for checking in and relaxing. Overnight in Dong Hoi/Phong Nha 

Inclusion: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; boat trip; zipline and kayaking; entrance fees of Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave 

07.30: After your breakfast,we will continue further from Dong Hoi to Hoi An Tour. Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel to leave Dong Hoi for Hue Ancient Citadel which is classified as an other World Heritage Site since 1993. On the way, you will stop in Vinh Moc DMZ of Quang Tri including the Old Citadel, Hien Luong Bridge, and Ben Hai River, Doc Mieu Base... All these vestiges witnessed a resilience history of Vietnamese army during the war.

Then, take a visit of La Vang Holyland – a national shrine of Vietnam Catholicism, located in Hai Lang District, Quang Tri Province. This is an important place for pilgrimagers and prayers.

Lunch will be managed on the way.

Arrive in Hue city, check in hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hue 

Inclusion: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; all entrance fees of DMZ, Hien Luong Bridge, La Vang Holyland

At 8.00, the tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel to explore Hue city.

Firstly, visit Thanh Toan Bridge – a rare tiled roof bridge in Vietnam. This wooden arched bridge has been built for the local villagers who are into farming and fishing. It connects the local market and the village houses.

After that, visit Minh Mang Tomb which is considered as the most majestic of all of the Royal Tombs and Khai Dinh Tomb - the smallest but the most expensive tomb of all.

Have lunch a local restaurant with Vietnamese cuisine.

In the afternoon, take a visit to Hue Imperial Citadel - home of Vietnam's last royal dynasty - Nguyen Dynasty. You will learn the rise, struggles and fall of the Nguyen Dynasty and how it affected the whole country.

Next, visit Thien Mu Pagoda (Heaven Fairy Lady Pagoda) - the oldest pagoda in Hue city before getting on a dragon boat to cruise on romantic Huong river (Perfume rive) and back to the city.

Have dinner on your own account then spend the night in the hotel.

Inclusion: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; entrance fee of Minh Mang Tomb, Khai Dinh Tomb, Imperial Citadel, and boat trip 

Visiting Vietnam Heritage Trails is always a best itinerary of many travellers when coming to Vietnam, and going on this scenic coastal route is simply the best way to travel from Hue to Hoi An. After your breakfast, check out your hotel, get on car with guide to leave Hue for Hoi An. We will take a first stop at Lang Co Fisherman Village and Lang Co Beach with its fine white sand and peaceful atmosphere.

Next we stop for photos at the Hai Van Pass before traveling over Da Nang City. Hai Van means "Sea of Clouds" and when crossing the top of the Pass you are literally surrounded by clouds on one side with stunning ocean views on the other. Have a lunch in the restaurant on the way.

The last stop before arriving Hoi An is Marble Mountain. It has 5 mountains outcrops topped with delicate pagodas. This is also a highlight of Da Nang city to tourist whenever they traveled to central of Vietnam.

Arrive in Hoi An for check in & free at leisure. Farewell dinner in the restaurant. Overnight in hotel in Hoi An Ancient Town

Inclusion: Hotel; transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & dinner; all entrance fee of Marble Mountain

8.30: Departure from your hotel in Hoi An town for My Son Holyland

Leaving Hoi An crossing Cua Dai Bridge with its spectacular views of the Hoi An river system, mountains and Cham Island, we arrive at the fishing village alive with activity as the market traders sell their evenings catch, providing some great photo opportunities.

09.45: Arriving at My Son, this "Valley of Kings" as described by French historians was once the capital of the Chăm Pa Kingdom from the 4th to 15th century. Following a traditional dance performance, your walking tour to the Cham ruins begins with a short ascent along a jungle bordered track. While you explore the area your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial place for the Cham monarchs centuries ago.

12.00: Get on car & drive back to Hoi An for lunch. 

In the afternoon, we will start touring of Hoi An Ancient Town, walk along the ancient streets in the ancient town, visit many interesting places such as: The Kwan Temple, Phuc Kien Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Ancient House, Japanese Cover Bridge and Historic & Cultural Museum in Hoi An, Hoi An Market...

Ends of your 6 days the heritage trail Dong Hoi to Hoi An & you can arrange Hoi An  beach extension by your own.

Inclusion: Transport; English speaking guide; meals: breakfast & lunch; all entrance fee My Son Holyland, Hoi An Ancient Town 

Price from (USD):

Category

S.I.C TOUR

VIETNAM HERITAGE TRAILS 6 DAYS PRIVATE TOUR

Accommodation

STANDARD 

No of pax  02 pax  04 pax 06 pax 08 pax  Single Sup
3 STAR 635 479 425 395 135
415 4 STAR 695 535 475 445 190

Note:

 Price is in USD per passenger in Twin shared room
 Season promotion can be applied with further contact

Inclusion:

  • Accommodation as mentioned in hotel in twin shared room
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transfers by A/C tourist vehicle with mineral water
  • All entrance fee as mentioned in the program 
  • Kayaking, Zipline, Electrical as per program 
  • Train tickets: Hanoi - Dong Hoi overnight train by soft sleeping bed with A.C 
  • Visa Invitation Letter for tour bookers 
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner)
  • Government Tax (VAT) &  service charges

Exclusion:

  • All International & domestic airfare; visa stamping fee
  • Other meals, beverages, tips, gratuities and other personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All other services which is mentioned above

What to bring?

  • Print out your Vietnam Heritage Trails 6 Days Tour Booking Confirmation.
  • Bring your passport during the trip.
  • Take walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, torch, insect repellent and sunscreen...etc
  • Prepare cash for personal expenses

What to know?

  • Do not wear short clothes when visiting pagodas, temples, churches and mausoleum
  • Special food's request (diet or vegetarian, food allergy …) should be informed before your departure date.
  • Beside the essential items such as long sleeve clothes, hat, trekking shoes, sunscreen, mosquito repelent, you can carry some extra things as camera, flash light, water etc
  • At the weekend (every Fri, Sat, Sun) Hanoi Old Quarter area does not allow vehicles, so we will inform you in advance to pick up/drop you off at nearby streets
  • The period from April to October will good to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (~SPF30) and from November to March, more warm clothing is advised.
  • After using services of rowing boat trip, local tuktuk (cyclo); bellman or waiter always expect some tippings for their hard work besides of their fixed salary.
  • Every hotel/homestay have free luggage storage rooms for their clients. You can consider to re-pack again for each tour while the other items can be left at hotel 
  • Tour cost & availability can be changed in X'Mas, Easter Season, Western New Year and Vietnamese New Year - Please contact for more information

Notice:

  • The S.I.C Tours is joined tour with the others with the guarantee of service quality
  • The S.I.C Tours will not be the same service arrangement with The Private Tour (please follow final confirmation)
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