DA NANG – HUE – QUANG TRI – PHONG NHA

 

DA NANG – HUE – QUANG TRI – PHONG NHA
(6 days / 5 nights – daily departure)

The forerunner of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park was the Phong Nha Natural Reserve formed in 1992. The Phong Nha Natural Reserve was one largest special use forest with an area of 41,123 ha. Then Phong Nha – Kẻ Bàng National Park was established under the Decision No 189/2001/QD-TTg dated December 12, 2001 by the Prime Minister. The National Park was be inscription on the World Heritage List at the meeting 27th of the World Heritage Committee – UNESCO in Paris frome June 30th to July 5th 2003 on Criterion (viii) (former Criterion (i)- Earth’s history, record of life, landform processes and features).

Day 1 :   Da Nang (D)

Pick up at aiport and transfer to hotel. Have short relax. Come and spend the late afternoon on China beach.

Day 2 :   Da Nang – Hue (B, L, D)

Have breakfast, depart early for Hue (1h). Arrive in Hue and then take a boat trip on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda and Minh Mang tomb, one of the most famous king in the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam. Have lunch and then continue our tour with visiting Nam Giao where used to be a place for offerring sacrifices…Then tourists have free time on Thuan An beach. Evening: After dinner, we have a boat trip on Perfume River and enjoy Hue’s special folk music. Overnight in Hue.

Day 3 :   Hue – Quang Tri – Dong Hoi (B, L, D)

After having breakfast, we go ahead Quang Tri and visit Vinh Moc tunnel, one of 2 famous tunnels in Vietnam. Then we visit Quang Tri ancient citadel where war took place so violently. Have lunch and continue to Dong Hoi town. Overnight in Dong Hoi.

Day 4 :   Dong Hoi – Phong Nha – Da Nang (B, L, D)

Visit Phong Nha cave – system of cave which is reguarded as The Natural World Heritage by UNESCO. Lying on the right of Rao Song (Rao means River), a river branch at the end of the Giang River in Chu Nghe Village (Quang Binh province), the cave of Phong Nha was first called Chu Nghe cave by the local people. The cave opening looks small and low from a far as if the boat were unable to go through. Yet the entrance turn out to be 10 meters high by 25 meters wide at close range, stalactites are hanging down from the roof like great front teeth unevenly arranged. Maybe it is because of those horrible gales and huge teeth that the cave is called Phong Nha, the teeth of wind. Have lunch and then back Da Nang. O/N in Da Nang.

Day 5 :  Da Nang – My Son – Hoi An (B, L, D)

Depart for My Son Holy Land. Situated 60 km southwest of Da Nang, My Son is an important religious center of the Cham, built during the dynasty of King Bhadravarman in the 4th century. My Son means “Nice Mountain” and was the site of the most important Cham intellectual and religious center and might also have served as a burial place for the Cham monarchs. A Jeep will pick you up at the gate and transfer to the group of towers. After visiting the towers, onward to Hoi An. This ancient town, situated on left bank of the Thu Bon River, is a riverside town which formerly became an important port in the 17th and 18th centuries. The town became known for excellent quality bamboo curtains and rattan. Many new looms were built, some became electrically operated. Today Hoi An is an ideal place for getting away from the crowded streets of Da Nang. The Chinese who came here in the 17th century left behind some interesting assembly halls. Congregation halls and merchant houses together with one of the quaintest temples in Hoi An. We spend the afternoon walk around the town to visit these relics ans ancient house. O/N in Hoi An.

Day 6 :  Da Nang Departure (B)

Depart for Da Nang for your own flight.

Tour Includes
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- English/French speaking guide and Entrance fees.
- Private Boat trip in Ha long bay.
- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( A/C room)

Tour Excludes
- Personal expenses.
- Camera and films.
- Other meals and drinks.
- Emergency Evacuation.
- Other services not mentioned above.