Tour code: CHT06E
Duration: 6 days 5 nights
Route: Hue - Phong Nha - Hoi An - Da Nang
Day 1 Arrive in Hue (L, D)
You will be collected from Phu Bai airport by your guide and taken to your hotel. You will then dive into the history of Hue as you visit Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. As you visit the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City and Dong Ba market, your guide will be on hand with plenty of information about each place. You will take a night boat trip on Perfume River, complete with a Hue folk song performance. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 Hue - Phong Nha (B, L, D)
Today you visit Phong Nha National Park. A sprawling land of jungles and caves, which has a Jurassic feel about it. On arrival you will stop for lunch at Phong Nha Lake House where you can take in views of the still lake and the luscious green surroundings. After filling up on a delicious lunch you will start your discovery of Paradise Cave which was only discovered in 2005. The Cave itself offers 31 km of striking stalactites and stalagmites all glimmering in the fractions of lights that break in through the cracks. You will return to the lake house where you will stay overnight.
Day 3 Phong Nha - Hue B, L, D)
Breakfast at lake house, next you will be collected from Phong Nha Lake House to go and explore Phong Nha Cave. This stunning cavern is located in the oldest karat mountains in Asia and much like Paradise Cave was only discovered recently. This enormous underground works is made up of 14 grottoes as well as over 13 kilometres of winding underground river. The walls, dripping stalactites, reflect the colours of the river below making stunning light shows. You will have lunch at Restaurant in Dong Hoi Town and return to Hue. You will arrive back in Hue at around 5:30 where you can check into your hotel and relax after a day of exploring.
Day 4 Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a morning cruise down the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, the symbol of Hue. As you float down the river you will get a feel for the unique culture of Hue as you see the daily lives of those who live on the banks of the river. You will return to the hotel by car to check out and have lunch. You will then drive toward Hoi An (about 4 hours). On the way, you will stop at Lang Co Beach, travel over the Hai Van Pass, visit the Cham Museum and visit Marble Mountain. In Hoi An you can check-in to the hotel and have free time for exploring the town, before staying overnight in a hotel.
Day 5 Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a tour of Hoi An's ancient buildings, visiting the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese Congregation Hall and Silk Street. In the afternoon you will travel to the atmospheric site of My Son, the former sanctuary of the Cham Kingdom. Both lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant in Hoi An Town. You will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 Hoi An - Da Nang Airport (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will have free time to wander through the enchanting streets of Hoi An, buying any last souvenirs. You will then travel to Da Nang International airport for flying to HCM, Hanoi city or out of Vietnam.