Go time travel with us in Vietnam as we bring you to the important places in Da Nang with historical significance.
Though not as developed as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang is still a place worth visiting for its traditional charm and historical significance. Visitors can go to Cam Ha Pottery Village to take a look at how the pottery items are made by locals with skills that are passed down by the older generations. Besides, you can also shop for intricately-made handicrafts as souvenirs!
Then, to further delve into the history of Vietnam, drop by the Imperial City in Hue. Used to be the former capital of Vietnam, the Imperial city is where the Emperor used to rule and reside in. It is a well-built fortress and palace that is often being equated to Beijing’s Forbidden City.
For another look into Vietnam’s historical culture, consider visiting one of the king’s tomb. Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh’s tomb in particular, showed a fusion of oriental and western elements, where stained glass and dragons are included in the design of his tomb.
Day 1:ARRIVAL – DANANG
Upon arrival at Danang International Airport, warmly welcome by our driver and transfer to your hotel for check in (Check in time is 14:00 – early check in subject to hotel to confirm upon arrival. The driver will be waiting with maximum of 01hrs after arrival flight). Rest of the day is free at own leisure or select some optional tours. Overnight in Danang City.
Day 2:DANANG – BANA HILLS
Breakfast at hotel. At 08:30 – 08:40am a car will pick you up and send to the meeting point for joining with other tourists. 08:15am: Depart for Ba Na Hills well known as the second Dalat or Sapa in the Central of VietNam with the longest telpher (6000 m) in the world. Visit the Le Jardin, old wineries (own expenses), remains of French Villas and Linh Ung pagoda with 27m high Buddha statue. Leave Le Jardin for the second cable car station to visit the top of mountain and see the remains of old villas. Conquer the Peak of Chua mountain at the height of 1,487m. View the whole Da nang city under the cluster of white clouds. Enjoying games at Fantasy Park. Ba Na Hills Cable Car has received four Guinness World Records, including longest single-wire cable car system (5,771.61 metres), highest difference between departure and arrival terminals (1,368.93 metres), longest non-stop cable (11,587 metres) and the heaviest cable roll (141.24 tonnes). Return to cable car station at the foot of Ba Na mountain. Overnight in Danang City.
Day 3:DANANG – MARBLE MOUNTAIN – HOI AN
Breakfast at hotel free at own leisure. 15:30pm a car will pick you up and send to the meeting point for joining with other tourists. First place to visit is Marble Moutains – named as 5 elements of universe and stone carving village of Hoa Hai. Climb up to visit natural caves to see rocky Buddha statue and Tam Thai pagoda, Linh Ung pagoda, enjoy river view and sea view from stop above. Drop in marble carving village for a photo stop and see local artist carving sculpture. Continuing to move to the ancient town of Hoian for a walking tour around the old sections of Hoian (charming and wonderfully preserved, combining Chinese, Japanese and European influences) and get you back to the 17th century. All the houses in Hoi An old town area have no light (Power off). Just only the lit-candle lanterns are used. That lanterns make Hoi An town become the famous one not only in Vietnam but also in the world. It attracts lots of the tourists. They come here to join the festival and throw the lit-candle paper lotus lanterns (own expenses) down the Thu Bon River. Overnight in Danang City.
Day 4:HALF DAY TOUR
After breakfast, check out from the hotel. Proceed for tour of your choice. Choose one below:
A. DANANG – HUE – DANANG (DAD03)
After breakfast, taking the 08:00am open bus to Hue. En route, photo stop at the top of Cloud – Ocean pass and fishing village of Lang Co. Hue originally rose to prominence as the capital of the Nguyen Lords, a feudal dynasty which dominated much of southern Vietnam from the 17th to the 19th century. In 1775 when Trinh Sam captured it, it was known as Phu Xuan. In 1802, Nguyễn Phúc Ánh (later Emperor Gia Long) succeeded in establishing his control over the whole of Vietnam, thereby making Hue the national capital. After lunch, transfer to visit two of the most beautiful royal tombs of Nguyen Dynasty Kings: Khai Dinh and Minh Mang tombs. Luncheon with Hue specialities. Visit the Imperial Citadel – the grand complex of palaces built by Nguyen Dynasty (the last Dynasty of Vietnam feudalism). Transfer to visit Thien Mu Pagoda – the symbol of Hue tourism. Overnight in Danang City
B. DANANG – CAM THANH COCONUT VILLAGE (DAD04)
Breakfast at hotel, pick up at hotel then joining a boat cruise along the major branch of the lower section of Thu Bon river, enjoy the beautiful scenery along both banks of this river where you watch many boats bobbing on the waters, local fishermen are on their daily work of catching fishes, mussel,. After that, we will cross Cua Dai estuary where the river meet the sea, going up to the Cua Dai river and heading for Bay Mau nipa (water coconut palm forest) grove where you can discover the daily life of the local fisherman there. The tour end about 2pm and will transfer back to hotel.
– Catch a Bamboo basket boat trip into water coconut palm forest with local fisherman
– Explore the water palm coconut paradise. Learning and sharing fishing experience with local fishermen by catching fish and purple crabs with unique fishing nets, make souvenirs with palm leaves.
– Get to know more about Vietnamese–American war, interesting & true stories happened during the war time.
Day 5:DANANG CITY – MALAYSIA
After breakfast, free at leisure. Check out hotel. Our driver will transfer to Danang airport for departure flight back to Malaysia. (Check out time is 12:00 – late check out subject to hotel to confirm upon departure).
– 4 nights’ accommodation
– Return Seat-In-Coach airport transfers
– Meals, sightseeing entrance as indicated in itinerary
– Services of English speaking Guide
– Surcharge 20% during Chinese New Year
– Subject to blocked out date surcharge.
– International air ticket
– Travel insurance
– Personal Expenses