Danang Driving Tour designed a special tour of Central Vietnam in 5 days staring from the Da Nang city that offers you the opportunity to see as much of the Hue Imperial City and Hoi An ancient town as possible. This tour highlights the most exciting such as the Hai Van pass, the beautiful Lang Co beach, the Lap An lagoon, the Minh Mang tomb, the Khai Dinh tomb, the Thien Mu pagoda, th Hue imperial city, the My Son sanctuary and the Hoi An ancient town.
DAY 1: DA NANG ARRIVAL TO HOI AN.
Our english speaking driver will be on time at Da Nang international airport for picking up you. Then you will see your name on welcome board printer. After picked up you, we will drive straight to Hoi An and drop off you at hotel for you overnight here.
DAY 2: HOI AN TO MY SON SANCTUARY.
In the morning, we will pick you up at your hotel in Hoi An and depart to My Son holly land for you sightseeing.
My Son is a Hindu sanctuary of the kingdom of Champa. Each king, after ascending the throne, went here to hold holy mass bleaching ceremony, offer gifts and build temples. It is an only address of the Cham art which had a process of continuous development from the 7th century to 13th century. In the 7th century, king Subhuvarman built temples by sustainable materials, which still exist today. The successive kings then repaired the old temples and built new ones to dedicate them to goods.
We go straight to Hoi An when you finished the My Son sanctuary and stop for you get lunch. After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Hoi An ancient town with local food.
We continue discover Hoi An Ancien Town for a walking tour around this enchanting port town. Follow the narrow lanes lined with centuries-old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures and visit its numerous places of interest: the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls, the local fish market. Around the town we can see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you are interested.
Drop off at hotel in Hoi An when you finished.
DAY 3: HOI AN TO HUE CITY.
Your day will begin with being picked up from your hotel in Hoi An by our friendly driver. Along the way, you can visit:
The Marble Mountains –A cluster of 5 limestone and marble mountains that all represent one of earths elements. Scattered with Hindu and Buddhism grottoes, the Marble Mountains gives a breath-taking picturesque view of Danang at the top of the mountain.
Hai Van Pass –This magnificent 21 kilometer road winding along the mountain side between Hue and Danang is a must-see. “Top Gears” Jeremy Clarkson labelled it as “an abandoned ribbon of perfection – one of the best coastal roads in the world”. Additionally, the pass offers amazing photo opportunities at the highest point when traveling from Hoi An to Hue by car
Lang Co Beach –Located just north of the Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Bay is an unspoiled beauty – a small coastal town offering an array of local beach restaurants and cafes. It been named one of the most beautiful bays in the world and without doubt one of the best in Vietnam.
Lap An Lagoon –Renowned for its fresh oyster farms and beautiful scenery, this 22,000 square hectare lagoon is domestic to many types of animals and aquatic vegetation. Lap An Lagoon sits just west of Lang Co Beach.
After stopping at all your requested destinations, our experienced and friendly driver will drop you off at your hotel in Hue!
DAY 4: HUE CITY TOUR.
In the morning, our Local English Speaking Guide and Proffesional Driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hue at 9:00 am to take the private boat trip enjoy a relaxing 45 minutes cruise on the enchanting Perfume River. Disembark for a brief visit to the seven-story Thien Mu Pagoda – a religious site in Hue city that lures tourists by its beautiful and ancient architectural structures of worship. Continue to see two of the most impressive Royal Tombs – Minh Mang Tomb and Khai Dinh Tomb – the final resting place of the Nguyen Emperors. As you follow your guide around the beautiful complexes set amid temples, courtyards and pavilions, admire the ornate tombs built above ground to honor the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty.
In the afternoon, after a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Hue City with Hue traditional food. Your private guide will take you on a 1 to 2 hours tour of Hue Citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site containing the former Imperial Palace. Modeled on the Forbidden City in Beijing, Hue Citadel consists of a royal palace, tombs, hallways and ornate temples that showcase the former capital city’s regal past. Walk around the complex, located inside highstone walls, with your guide and learn about Hue’s Nguyen Emperors who ruled the former capital of Vietnam until the early 20th century. Bombed by both French and American forces, and heavily damaged during the 1968 Tet Offensive, much of the Imperial City lies in ruins and is slowly being restored to its former glory.
Your private tour of Hue city ends with private transport back to your hotel in Hue city around 16:00 pm.
DAY 5: HUE TO DA NANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
Our proffesional driver will be on time for pick up at hotel in Hue. Then transfer from Hue to the Da Nang international airport for flight back home. End of service.
- Private car / van
- Local tourist guide
- Safe and friendly driver
- Entrance tickets
- Lunch local food
- Bottled of water
- Free wifi on board
- Road Tolls
- Parking Fees
- Personal expenses
- Tip gratitude