Day 1: Arrival – Hue (L)
On arrival Phu Bai Airport, you are met and transferred to hotel.
We spend this afternoon to visit Hue City with the massive citadel, containing the Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive; however it is still fascinating to walk among the ruins.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 2: Hue city tour (B, L)
Start a day visiting Hue by boat cruising on the Perfume River which also gives us a taste of the scenic countryside as well as an enjoyable visit to the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes.
After the boat trip we return to the town and enjoy a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market that sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts.
Overnight in Hue.
Day 3: Hue - Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)
Heading out of the town, we drive south to Hoi An. Along the way we can break the journey in Lang Co Beach for a leisurely swim and an enjoyable visit to a nearby fishing village. The winding road begins as we make our way up the spectacular Hai Van pass. A view from the top of the pass is one of Vietnam’s most impressive panoramic scenes.
The next stop of our trip is Da Nang which is famous for the Cham Museum. After seeing this sight we continue to the beautiful My Khe Beach and the Marble Mountain, whose peaks represent the five elements of the universe.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 4: Hoi An – Departure (B)
The ancient architecture of Hoi An is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. There are plenty to see in this delightful and tranquil town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tan Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, the vibrant market. The trip ends after your transfer to Da Nang Airport for departure.