Da Nang Ba Na Hills Arial View Landscape Da Nang Golden Bridge

7 days in central Vietnam discovering unfamiliar things

Tour Code
Tour Style
Beaches, Culinary, Culture, Private


location_on Danang – Hue – Hoi An – Danang

Central Vietnam has numerous intriguing attractions, ranging from mountains to beaches, booming tourist hubs in Da Nang to ancient architecture and charming sceneries like Hue or Hoi An. Tourists are also impressed by the tasty food, lovely people, and superb hotel service. We highly recommend combining a beach stay with one of our tour itineraries to ensure your holiday is both fulfilling and rejuvenating. Come explore this wonderful land! Call us now – you will be planning your trip in no time with our experts’ dedicated support.

Trip highlights

  • Explore the beach city – Danang, where has a buslting space for tourist with a lot of amazing foods.
  • Experience 1 day with four seasons at Ba Na Hills on the cable car with 4 Guinness records, admire the natural scenery, and ancient French architecture.
  • Discover Hoi An Ancient Town and be surprised by its numerous exquisite yellow houses in traditional wooden architecture, blending of Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese architecture, lanterns in shape, size, and color, incredible street food such as Banh Mi, Cao Lau, Banh Xeo …
  • Relax in An Bang Beach, which are adjacent to numerous restaurants, deckchairs, and umbrellas for your relaxation.
  • Visit Imperial City Hue which was set up by the Nguyen Dynasty, Tu Duc’s tomb – one of the most beautiful tombs of the Nguyen royal family.

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Welcome to Central Vietnam with unfamiliar things ahead!

Upon your arrival in Da Nang, you will be welcomed by a local English-speaking guide and transferred to your hotel in the center of the city for check-in. Da Nang a beautiful beach town in the center of Vietnam.

Overnight in Danang.

Meal: no meal

Da Nang City In Sunset

After breakfast, you will be picked up by your private guide and transferred in a private vehicle (approximately 3 hours) to the Royal City of Hue.

On the way to Hue, you will be driven over the Hai Van Pass. It is the highest and most beautiful pass in Vietnam (about 500 meters above sea level), and there are some amazing views and great photo opportunities from the top. Arrive in Hue after midday and have lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, you will go on a tour to visit Hue, the imperial city. Our adventures continue at the Hue Citadel for exploration of the Imperial Capital. You will wander around the mysterious, ancient Citadel that dates back centuries, contains the historic Imperial Palace. Your day comes to an end at the royal tomb of Tu Duc King. The structure of Tu Duc’s tomb carries an air of sophistication with charming scenery, harmoniously combining both land and water elements, making it unique from the other tombs in Hue. Go back to Danang and enjoy your free night in the beach city.

Overnight in Danang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Private car and guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby. Departing Ba Na Hills Tour, this is a destination not to be missed when traveling to Da Nang. The tour guide will issue tickets for the cable car.

Then you travel by single-wire cable car system with 4 world records to the top, travel time is about 20 minutes. Sitting on the cabin, visitors will enjoy the panoramic view of Ba Na Mountains and Da Nang city from above. Step out of the cabin, and you will come to the hottest tourist destination of 2018 – Golden Bridge with unique and impressive architecture will give visitors a wonderful experience like crossing into paradise, check in on every corner of the Golden Bridge, supported by giant mossy hands in the midst of majestic mountains.

Next, you will visit Le Jardin D’Amour flower garden with hundreds of different flowers meticulously cared for, with 9 systems that make this place attractive and beautiful like a fairy: garden of reflection, garden Paradise, Uyen Uong garden, Mystery Garden, Suoi Mo garden, Mythical Garden, Memory garden, Vineyard and Sacred garden.

The next attraction is: Debay ancient wine cellar, which is nearly 100 years old – This place displays hundreds of rare wines according to the French brewing process. At the end of the cellar, you can enjoy it or buy it as a gift. You can try to experience the Mountain Train Line 1 as an adventure in the middle of the primeval forest. You can see some sights that you have to walk a long way to get there. Visit Linh Ung Pagoda with 27m high statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, Loc garden and continue on the Mountain Climbing Train Line 2.

Have a buffet lunch with more than 100 Asian and European specialties and a variety of cuisines to help you regain energy. Group members rest at the restaurant.

After lunch, the delegation was free to have fun in Fantasy Park with more than 100 free games, visit the first wax museum in Vietnam with 49 statues of famous people like Messi, Bruce Lee… (Cost at the wax museum is self-sufficient). For tourists who like quiet, they can find peaceful moments at Linh Chua Linh Tu temple, Tru Vu tea shop, Linh Phong tower…

You are free to take pictures at the French Village with Gothic castles, breathe in the chilly afternoon air like in Europe or Da Lat, save beautiful pictures that only in Sunworld Ba Na Hill. You queue down the cable car, the longest straight cable route with 4 world records – admire again Ba Na from above.

Arrive at the foot of the mountain, depart to return to Danang city. Back at the hotel, the tour guide and driver say goodbye and see off the group.

Overnight in Danang.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Having a breakfast at the hotel with a cup of coffee to start your day in Hoi An. Your private driver and tour guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby. After 45 minutes of driving, you check into a hotel in downtown Hoi An.

In the midday, you will have lunch at a local restaurant in Hoi An Oldtown.

On your walking tour, you will stop by a private house where the same family has lived for hundreds of years in a traditional way and one of the family chapels built by wealthy merchants or official families as places to honor their ancestors.

Continue to the Sa Huynh Museum, which contains exhibitions from the earliest period of Hoi An’s history. Finally, continue to the famous Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda, first constructed in 1593 by the Japanese community of Hoi An to link the town with the Chinese quarters across the stream.

After that, you are going to attend a lantern-making class. Colored lanterns are a symbol of Hoi An, where locals believe they bring happiness, luck, and wealth. Bring home a souvenir with a difference, a lantern that you made yourself—after this fascinating class. Choose from a wealth of different silks, then work with your instructor to craft a bamboo frame and create your lantern, which will fold away neatly into your luggage.

Enjoy your free night in Hoi An at your leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hoi An Ancient House

The tour starts by cycling along level ground to the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village. Ride along country lanes at a peaceful pace, viewing local life and pausing to see farmers toiling in their rice fields using centuries of farming practices. Peddle your way through palm forests, bridges, and fields of water buffalo.

Take a short break with a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying a 1.5-hour ride on a Traditional Wooden Boat in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn to sail the basket boat, then spend your time in the Canal capturing fish and “purple crabs”.

Continue to ride our bikes to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetables are produced for the local community. In the village, you will be shown the environmentally sustainable practices the local villagers have used for centuries and are still being used extensively.

Take part in a Hoi An-style cooking session before sitting down to a sumptuous lunch. After lunch, we cycle back to the hotel, and the afternoon is free at your leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hoi An Cam Thanh Village

A free day in paradise! Hoi An was a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries, and its architecture and relaxed lifestyle have changed little over the years. Also, Hoi An is a charming World Heritage village that is being beautifully restored and preserved and will captivate you immediately. Whether it’s golf, fishing, swimming, scuba diving, abseiling, massages, history, architecture, photography, or simply lazing around, you can also find it here. Hoi An has become famous for its tailoring, where there is a huge variety of fabrics to choose from.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Optional Tours 1: My Son Sanctuary

The tour starts in the morning when your private guide will pick you up from the hotel and then leave Hoi An for the My Son Holy Land, arriving at 8:45 am. Upon arrival, you spend 2 hours walking around My Son with your guide, seeing the beauty of My Son in the morning. This is also the best time of day to visit My Son because there are fewer tourists, and the weather is cooling. We also enjoy the traditional Cham dance. They show local costumes and songs with traditional instrumental accompaniment. Say goodbye to My Son, you will return to visit Hoi An.

Optional Tours 2: The Hoi An Memories Show

In the evening, you can buy a ticket to enjoy the Hoi An Memories Show.
Performance schedule: From Monday to Sunday (close on every Tuesday)
Open time: 20:00 – 21:00
Location: Con Hen (200 Nguyen Tri Phuong turns left) Boat Station: 159 Tran Quang Khai Str., Cam Chau Ward, Hoi An City.
Website: https://hoianmemoriesland.com/

Optional Tour 3: Romantic Sunset Dinner Cruise

Cinnamon Cruises is traditional local barge that has been refurbished to the highest standards and it is perfect for a two-hour Romantic Sunset Dinner Cruise on the Rivers and amazing way to experience the beautiful landscape of Thu Bon and Hoai Rivers, the culture of the local fisher people living along the river banks.

At 16:45 Welcome Aboard !
The Captain and crew will greet you as you step onto the boat. Once on your deck, our hostess will escort you to your private table and a welcome cocktail and an amuse-bouche are served upon boarding, setting the scene for the unforgettable evening ahead. Don’t forget to have your camera in hand to take nice photos as the sun going down behind the mountain and all fishing activities on the river while cruising on Thu Bon river.

At 17:00 Start cruising.
Our elegant river cruise lasts leisurely 2 hours, giving you plenty of time to sip some cocktails and relax over an unique experience to dine on the water while listening to music.

Our chef will prepare a 5-course meal “live” and your every wish will be catered to by our cheerful staff. Our excellent wine list and drinks are available for purchase from your service team.
A great way to start your evening is by watching the boat cast off from our outside observation deck and it is also a fabulous opportunity to make your best wishes by lowering floating candle lantern into the river from the boat.
Upon your return to the Cinnamon Cruises pier , the crew will wish you farewell.

Meal: Breakfast

My Son Sanctuary

Enjoying your last breakfast in Hoi An, today you will have a free morning at your leisure until you are transferred by private car and driver to the Da Nang International Airport for your departure flight.

Meal: Breakfast

Da Nang city in the sunset

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  • Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages and a national guide supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinking water while touring
  • Tax & service charge

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  • Other non-mentioned meals
  • Other non-mentioned services
  • International Flights to/from Da Nang
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures
  • Tips, Travel insurance
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