Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An 7 Days
Hanoi - Halong - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An 7 Days:
Hanoi Vietnam, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Hanoi is one of the most visited of the popular destinations, is the beautiful capital city of Vietnam, sprawling in the banks of the Red River with French colonial heritage, most foreigners on a short visit find Hanoi to be slow paced, pleasant and even charming.
Hanoi is a sacred land of Vietnam. The year 1010 then became an historical date for Hanoi and for the whole country in general. For about a thousand years, the capital was called Thang Long (Soaring Dragon), then changing to Dong Do, Dong Kinh, and finally to Hanoi, in 1831. This sacred piece of land thereafter continued to be the theatre of many fateful events. Throughout the thousand years of its eventful history, marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities, Hanoi still preserves many ancient architectural works including the Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. Famous sites include the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, Hanoi Citadel, Hanoi Opera House, President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum...
Ha Long Bay is located in the northeast corner of Viet Nam, 165 km from Ha Noi. In the Province of Quang Ninh. Ha Long Bay covers an area of 1,553 km2 with 1,969 islands, of which 90% are limestone islands. To the west and north west, Ha Long Bay stretches from Yen Hung district in Ha Long city to Cam Pha town in Van Don district; to the south-east and in the south, Ha Long Bay borders the western shore of Tonkin Gulf; to the southwest the Bay borders Cat Ba island (Hai Phong province).
In 1962, Ha Long Bay was recognized as a vestige and beauty spot of national significances by Ministry of Culture and Information of Viet Nam and was also recognized as a world national heritage site twice by UNESCO organization. The first time, in 1994 for the exceptional and universal value of the landscape and the second time in 2000 for the special value of geology and geomorphology.
Hue is located in central Vietnam on the banks of Perfume River (Sông Huong), just a few miles inland from the East Sea. It is about 700 kilometers (438 miles) south of the national capital of Hanoi and about 1100 kilometers (690 miles) north of Hochiminh City.
Danang, tourists can now imagine that it is a beautiful city on the Han River, the East Coast with the attractive features unmatched in the urban sea ...
Blessed to Da Nang is located between the adjacent three world cultural heritage: Hue, Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary, the place has highlighted the role of Da Nang city in the region, where the reception service, transit passengers. Not only is the center of world heritage in 2003, Da Nang city has many beautiful landscapes that visitors can hardly forget that after visiting this city.
Danang Hai Van Pass steep, arduous, was dubbed the 'galactic most important heroes'. There is Son Tra Peninsula is the ideal rendezvous for tourists. Son Tra foot Suoi Da, Bai But, Bai Rang, Bai Bac, Bai Nom ... interesting guests feel when immersed in splendor and the dawn of a quiet sunset painted the aquatic realm. Ecotourism has the Ba Na - Suoi Mo many people as Dalat, Sapa of Central Vietnam. There is the legendary Marble Mountains' Nam Thien wins list.
Hoi An: In the 16th and the 17th centuries, Hoi An commercial port was the international trade center in Southern Vietnam. Foreign merchant ships came to Hoi An in great numbers and a bustle for annually commercial fairs, each lasted from 4 to 6 months. Right in this town, Japanese, Chinese,Dutch, Indian traders set up their emporiums or established their own quarters for permanent habitation.
Thanks to fortunate opportunities, the old town of Hoi An, a unique concentration of architectural monuments of various forms: living house, assembly hall, communal house, pagoda, shrine, temple, water well, bridge, wharf, market...has been preserved rather intact. They are along the streets that cut one another, forming palaces and giving a good example of symbolic oriental cities in the Middle Age. So wonderful with its old aged and traditionally well kept habits and customs, the town is now an excellent model of a living museum of architecture and urban lifestyle.
On the 4th, December 1999 the Old Town of Hoi An was inscribed on the World Heritage list.
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi (D)
Arrive at Noi Bai international airport. Pick up and transfer to a local restaurant for dinner. Dinner on guest’s account. Check into the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)
8: 00 Shuttle bus pick you up at your hotel, for the 3.5 hr (165km) drive to Halong City.
12: 00 Board Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Lunch is served with a welcome drink while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock, Incense Burner Rock, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave ( Cave of Surprises ). Later we stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before kayaking to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat a fresh fruit platter will be served, and we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and our overnight stay. Dinner is served onboard and then you have free time to listen to music, or relax under the stars. Overnight on boat.
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (B/L)
7: 30 Breakfast will be served on the boat, before cruising to another part of Halong Bay where you will view more of the bays spectacular limestone scenery, such as Drum Cave, Man's Head Islet, Turtle Islet and Fairman's Cave. The junk then heads to Van Gia fishing village- one of the oldest and largest floating villages in Halong Bay. You will have the opportunity to understand more about the fishermen's daily life, before cruising to a beautiful, secluded spot to swim.
11: 30 The boat returns to the dock for lunch in an A/C restaurant before returning to Hanoi. Trip ends around 4: 00PM. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi – Hue (B/L)
Morning: Free until transfer to airport for flight VN 245 to Hue which starts at 10: 10am. Pickup and transfer to the hotel. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: Visit of the Imperial City: Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, room Mandarin, Royal Library, temple of dynastic urns, Hien Nhon door. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 5: Hue – Da Nang – Hoian (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Sampan ride on the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, the tomb of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Lunch and dinner places at our own choice and expense and will advise driver. Transfer to Danang. Stop at the Lang Co beach, (Hai Van Pass), the Museum of Cham, Mountain Mable. Check into hotel. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at hotel in Hoian.
Day 6: Hoian – Da Nang – Hanoi (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Tour the ancient town: Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tan Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, the vibrant market. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon, transfer to Danang aiport to take the flight back to Hanoi. Re check-in to the hotel. Free at your own to walk around Hanoi old streets or shopping. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi - Departure (B)
Free at leisure to explore the city or doing other things you are interested in until time transfer to the airport for flight back home.