Hue - Hoi An - Danang
The central region from January onwards is the perfect stop for a winter holiday in Vietnam.
Starting in Hue, after transfer from the airport, you will embark on a wonderful city tour of Hue. Starting with a romantic Dragon boat ride along the perfume river, stopping at the citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda to see the famous history of this imperial capital.
After Hue, you will travel the Hai Van Pass, made famous by Top Gear on the BBC many years ago. With plenty of opportunities for stops to see magnificent views before arriving at your next destination, Danang City.
In Danang you have the chance to take in the beautiful beaches of My An or My Khe & head up to the peaks of either Ba Na or Ban Co.
After Danang you have Hoi An and its ancient streets, riverside cafes and restaurants, local markets, countryside bicycle rides and even a beach just 4km away.
Join our itinerary through Hue, Hoi An & Danang & enjoy a cultural adventure with Travel Agent Hanoi.
Day 1: Arrive in Hue Airport & Transfer to your Hotel nearby the Perfume River in Hue centre - Free time to walk along the promenade of the river, we can recommend some of the best dishes you should try at any one of the restaurants in the city.
Day 2: Today you will go back in time and visit the imperial citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda (Pay your respects to The Monk who set himself on fire in Saigon who worked here), a Perfume River Dragon boat ride, visit the conical hat & incense stick making villages & the unforgettable tombs of Khai Dinh and other past emperors and much more.
Day 3: After a morning of free time exploring the local Dong Ba market, you will head to Danang via an eerie destination which is not usually on any other tours in Hue. For more about this ghost town, make sure to book your trip with us for a surprise! After this you will go to Lang Co beach and its fishing village, before joining an amazing journey on the Hai Van Pass.
Arriving in Danang where you can enjoy a spot of lunch at one of our most recommended restaurants for a My Quang soup dish and Thit Heo...ask for details after booking! You now have free time to enjoy the beach at My An or My Khe or simply check out your hotels swimming pool and in-house services.
Day 4: Today you will take a private ride by car up to Ban Co Peak. Up here you will get the best views over Danang city and its beach snaking all the way towards Hoi An. You will visit an unusually European styled cafe at the port, before heading on to see Linh Ung Pagoda and the hidden beach. An evening awaits you on Danang seafront with a multitude of seafood restaurants of which we have personally tried and can recommend on your booking with us.
Day 5: Beach day today and free time to relax.
Day 6: For those golfing enthusiasts, we have a great days golfing at the Montgomerie Links golf course for the day. Set in gorgeous grounds just a short drive from your hotel. With lunch and transfer both ways included, it is sure to be an enjoyable day out. For those not into golf, you can enjoy a free day relaxing by the pool or take us up on a private tour of Marble Mountains &/or Ba Na Hills.
Day 7: After breakfast at your hotel, you will head the 40 minute drive to Hoi An and stay at one of our most stunning locations on the river. Just a short cycle ride in to the ancient town and all the wonders that Hoi An offers, with riverside cafes, restaurants and bars.
Day 8: Today you will enjoy a rather unique day, not offered by any other agency in Vietnam. You will travel around 40 minutes to visit the mural village, which has amazing paintings on the sides of houses next to an empty but superb beach, where you can enjoy a lazy morning before lunch. After a seafood lunch, you will head to Tam Ky to see a stunning memorial and take a look at an interesting site from history and the American War. Cu Chi and Vinh Moc are not the only tunnel systems in Vietnam, here in Tam Ky is also a small one worth a visit.
Your evening will be in Hoi An and with booking a trip with us, we will give you the best recommendations for where to eat and drink.
Day 10: This morning after breakfast, you will have a final morning of free time (depending when your outbound flight leaves Danang), before heading to the airport to pick up your onward flight. For further interesting destinations, do contact us for any north or south Vietnam itineraries.