DAY 1 : DA NANG ARRIVAL – HOI AN (L)
On arrival in Danang, our tour guide pick up and transfer to visit the Cham Museum, which contains the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Then continue to visit Marble Moutain, (Mountains of the Five Elements). Climb up Thuy Son (Water) by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas. Take a rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc stone village. Here, you can see the local skillful sculptors creating many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide.
Transfer 40-minutes to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 2 : HOI AN (B,L)
Be enchanted by the historic wonders and sleepy charm of UNESCO-heritage Hoi An. Spend a half day with a local guide, exploring the ancient town. Explore former merchants’ homes, colorful communal halls, narrow lanes lined with traditional houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge. Leave the crowded venue behind and discover some untouched stories in the beautiful old town.
After lunch transfer to lantern making workshop in the village. Here you will get a brief introduction to the history, shape, and color of the lanterns. Choose your favorite sample of lantern. Do step by step with the craftsman how to make one lantern. Keep this lantern for souvenir.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 3 : HOI AN –BA NA HILLS - HUE (B,L)
Our guide will pick you up at hotel and then the car will take us to BA NA Hills,is one of the most beautiful mountains of Da Nang . It was a luxurious place for French colony since 1919, the mountains’ height at 1487km from the sea level. Nice atmosphere, several kinds of natures, birds, flowers… from the top of the hills, you will have a nice panorama view to Da Nang city. When you reach the summit, you can feel the temperature and humidity dropping away. It has refreshingly cool weather all year round and gorgeous panoramic views. Visitors can enjoy all four seasons of the year in one day here.
Especially, we will visit the golden bridge , winding its way around a 150-meter course lined with flowers, a golden bridge shimmers against the Ba Na Hills, supported by a pair of giant hands.The bridge’s 150-meter length is divided into eight spans. Along each perimeter is a line of Lobelia Chrysanthemum flowers, adding a further layer of color to the gold balustrades. The giant pair of hands has been finished with a weathered effect, creating the illusion of age and antiquity.
Continue to Hue. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 4 : HUE CITY TOUR (B,L)
This morning at 08:30 depart the hotel in Hue. Start at the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. From here take a cyclo through dai noi ‘Old City’ visit Tran Dinh Son private museum with a collection of everyday items that past Kings have used, and learn how royal descendants are keeping the family’s traditions alive today. Boat trip to visit Thien Mu (Celestial Lady) Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River; constructed in 1601, the 21-meter tall tower is the centerpiece of the pagoda and represents seven reincarnations of Buddha. In the grounds of the pagoda is the Austin car made famous when in 1963, a resident monk drove the vehicle to what was then Saigon to protest against the southern regime, the photo of his self immortalization was captured and was one of the most well known images of the war.
Lunch at a local restaurant for Hue style cuisine.
Continue to former emperor Minh Mang’s tomb located in a tranquil setting of gardens and ponds, inspired by the Chinese Confucianism, a harmonious design of balance and symmetry for the emperor’s resting place.
Journey on to Cat Tuong Quan Zen House,5km from Hue central, located in the Thien An Hill complex, tranquit living space , pure living enviroment, elegant lifestyle with all members, who have not served visitors in a professional manner yet, but they show their diligence and sincerity. The owner belives that the landscapeand people at Cat Tuong Quan Zen House will help visitors to find the peace and happiness of body and mind.
Overnight in Hue.
DAY 5 : HUE –DEPATURE (B)
Transfer to Hue Airport after breakfast for your flight depature. End of tour.