Central Vietnam Cultural Explorer - 8 Days

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Outlined itinerary

Day 1: Hoi An Arrival (D)

Day 2: Hoi An Tour (B, L)

Day 3: Explore Hoi An (B, L)

Day 4: Hoi An  –  Come to Bho Hoong Village (B, L, D)

Day 5: Bho Hoong Village – Transfer to Hue (B, L)

Day 6: Explore Hue (B, L)

Day 7: Hue Tour (B, L)

Day 8: Hue Departure (B)

Overview

Spend 8 days to fully explore the ancient capital of Hue and Hoi An, the two most famous places of Hoi An city. In this journey, you will enjoy delicious Central dishes, visit UNESCO-recognized historical attractions.

Itinerary

Day 1
HOI AN ARRIVAL (D)

Welcome to Central Vietnam. Our driver and guide will pick you up at Da Nang International Airport to return to your hotel in Hoi An City
Rest or free to explore around the resort and then have dinner at a local restaurant.
Then free time and overnight at Hoi An hotel.

Day 2
HOI AN TOUR (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will begin your journey by exploring the streets recognized by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage with a short hike past places such as the Chinese Assembly Hall, the Bridge Pagoda. Hoi An. In the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum, you can take your time to admire the beautiful, extremely delicate works divided by region, during 7 years working in Vietnam, the photographer France recorded 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.
Having lunch at a beautiful restaurant with a large garden, Orivy serves typical and traditional Hoi An dishes.
After lunch, you will join a meditation workshop at Reaching Out Tea Room, learning how to use the 5 senses to experience tea.
The afternoon will be your free time to explore Hoi An by yourself.
Overnight at Hoi An hotel

Day 3
EXXPLORE HOI AN (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will continue your day with a tour of the food court and the streets of Hoi An. While learning about the main ingredients used in Vietnamese cuisine, you will get to taste more than 40 different foods and drinks.
Having lunch and then participating in an art workshop at Timing Masks, you can learn about the history of Vietnamese theater and many other meanings.
Finally your free time in Hoi An.
Overnight at Hoi An hotel.

Day 4
HOI AN – COME TO BHO HOONG VILLAGE (B, L, D)

Spend the afternoon learning about Co Tu culture with gentle hiking, cooking demonstrations and traditional dance performances over a large communal dinner. Fall asleep in your quiet stilt house, with nothing but the sound of the forest to lull you to sleep
Have breakfast at Hotel. Then leave Hoi An and move to a Co Tu ethnic minority village to learn about architecture, you will pass through the majestic mountains, green tea hills of Central Vietnam. You have time to visit the local museum before moving deep into the mountains to Bho Hoong Village.
After lunch, you will have an afternoon to learn Co Tu culture by hiking.
Watch a traditional dance performance and cooking demonstration during a communal dinner.
Overnight at Bho Hoong Village.

Day 5
BHO HOONG VILLAGE - TRANSFER TO HUE (B, L)

Love wakes up with the lively sound of the village. you will enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee while watching the pace of local people early in the morning.
You get to experience brocade weaving before leaving the village and returning to the sea.
You will enjoy the beautiful view of Hai Van Pass, have a late lunch at Lang Co Beach. Then continue to move to the ancient capital of Hue, you will arrive in the late afternoon.
Evening free at Hue and overnight at Hue hotel.

Day 6
EXPLORE HUE (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, this morning you remember to bring sports shoes to start a new journey in Hue. First, a nice car ride down the hills along flowing rivers to reach the mausoleums. The tomb of Tu Duc is the first stop, a countryside with lotus ponds and ancient temples. Next, you will visit the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang. Then you stroll through the gardens before heading to Kim Long, the garden of Hue street for lunch.
Return to Hue city in the early afternoon, visit the Citadel, the palace of the great kings in the past built, learn the beauty as well as the royal architecture.
Return to your hotel and then your free time to explore the city
Overnight at Hue hotel

Day 7
HUE TOUR (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, Metta Voyage’s car will pick you up and take you to the Perfume River, you will board a dragon boat and travel down the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, then upstream to Thuy Bieu, a traditional village long tradition.
Enjoy tea with a local family and learn about the traditions passed down through generations here such as canning grapefruit jam, making incense and painting with watercolors.
After lunch prepared by the villagers, you will go back to Tam Giang ferry. Watch the sunset from the cruise before heading back to Hue.
Overnight in Hue city

Day 8
HUE DEPARTURE (B)

Wake up early to enjoy the view of Hue city, have breakfast and pack your belongings before Metta Voyage’s car takes you to the airport.
If you have an afternoon flight, you can explore around the accommodation on your own.

Location Hotels
3-star  Hue
  • ÊMM Hue Hotel
  • Thanh Tân Hot Spings by Fusion
Hoi An
  • Hoi An Town Home Resort
  • Maison Vy Hoi An Hotel
4-star Hue
  • Ancient Hue Garden Houses
  • Laguna Park Homes Lang Co Hue
Hoi An
  • ÊMM Hoi An Hotel
  • Almanity Hoi An Wellness
5-star Hue
  • Banyan Tree Lang Co Hue
  • Angsana Lang Co Hue
  • Silk Path Grand Hue Hotel & Spa
Hoi An
  • TUI BLUE Nam Hoi An 
  • Four Seasons The Nam Hai

INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

Tour Price Includes

  • Pick up and drop off guests at the airport
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/ Double room with daily breakfast
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Experienced English-speaking guide
  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
  • Daily meals as stated in the itinerary
  • One bottle of water (per day/person)

Tour Price Excludes

  • International in/out flightsInternal flights
  • Travel insurance Vietnam Visa Stamp fee
  • Early check-in and late check-out surcharges at accommodations
  • Single supplement surcharges
  • Peak season surcharges: From Dec. 20 to Jan. 15
  • Christmas Eve surcharges
  • New Year Eve surcharges
  • New Year surcharges
  • Lunar New Year surcharges
  • Beverage
  • Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Other services not mentioned above

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