Vietnam has become a major tourist destination since the 1990s, assisted by significant state and private investment, particularly in coastal regions. About 3.77 million international tourists visited Vietnam in 2009 alone.
Popular destinations include Hanoi, Saigon, the former imperial capital of Hué, the World Heritage Sites of Hoi An and Mỹ Sơn, coastal regions such as Nha Trang, the caves of Ha Long Bay and the Marble Mountains. Numerous tourist projects are under construction, such as the Binh Duong tourist complex, which possesses the largest artificial sea in Southeast Asia.
Day 1: Hanoi - Hue (Meals: NO)
Our private car transfer to Hanoi airport for the flight to Hue. After a one hour flight, our tour guide in Hue will greet you at the airport and describe to you all about the Old Royal city in Vietnam in 17th century. Check into your hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 2: Hue (Meals: B, L)
Visit Royal Citadel, which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Transfer to the boat for a trip down the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, majestic Tomb of Tu Duc, romantic Tomb of Khai Dinh. Have lunch on board before having a one hour cyclo ride to visit the Dong Ba market and Hue garden. Stay over night at hotel in Hue.
Day 3: Hue - Hoi An Walking Tour (Meals: B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel, drive along the coast to Hoi An town. The winding roads begins as we make our way up the spectacular Hai Van Pass. At the top of the pass we stop to admire a fantastic view north to Lang Co and south to Danang Stop en route to visit the sensational Marble Mountains, the China beach and the Cham Museum in Danang. Discover Hoi An historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Visit the Phuc Kien hall, Japanese covered bridge, Tan Ky old house and the workshop of traditional occupation of Hoi An ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 4: Hoi An - My Son (Meals: B, L)
This morning we will board a boat and cruise the waterways for a look at a ceramic craft village and the boat building yards. For those people interested, a trip to the My Son Cham towers, about a hour and a half drive from Hoi An can be arranged. Or maybe you would prefer to relax beside the pool at the hotel or head to the beach for a swim. One thing is for sure, there will be some final fittings to attend to at one of the tailor's shops. You will find these businesses irresistible magnets. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 5: Hoi An - Da Nang Departure (Meals: B)
Free at leisure to explore the town or free until time transfer to Da Nang airport for the flight to Hanoi airport or Ho Chi Minh City airport for your flight back home.
Quotation: the cost depends on your hotel choice (3*, 4* or 5* Class), number of people in your group and time of travel. Please contact us to customize this itinerary and price to meet your needs and budget.