Though it does not pride in French colonial buildings like Hanoi nor the busy nightlife like Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang has its own charm. It is growing into one of the most orgasnized urban area, with attractive beach front villas on one side and Han River flowing on the other.
Additionally, it’s located just around 30 minutes driving from Hoi An ancient town or 3 hours from Hue imperial city, Danang becomes a perfect destination for both short & long vacations, for beach lovers or more adventurous people. With direct flight connections to many cities in neighboring countries, coming to central Vietnam is now so easy for travelers.
Day 1: Arrive Danang – airport transfer to Hoi An
Upon arrival at Danang airport, our guide will be waiting for you with a “Welcome Sign of Cozy Vietnam Travel Logo & Your Name”. A short introduction about the area will be given by your guide on the way to your hotel in Hoi An. Checking in & relaxing.
Hoi An Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Day 2: Exploring Hoi An & countryside
As a special add on to your exploration in Hoi An, this early morning tour takes you to the lively local fish market where you can shop or interact with the local merchants. The market gives us a unique look into the day-to-day lives of the people here. It is not only a great place to pick up local fish and products, but also a great place to people-watch and snap some priceless photos of local culture. After the interesting and fun morning experience, return to your hotel in time for breakfast and start your day tour. Stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An and discover a complex history that borrows from a variety of cultures.
A guide leads you through the Old Town to see examples of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Japanese influences in Hoi An and learn about the city’s history. Meet your guide again at hotel lobby. Though the entire city is lauded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Old Town remains a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Your guide leads you past ancient houses and roads, showing you elements from Vietnamese, Chinese, and Japanese culture and taking you back to a simpler and more subdued time. Step into the Hoi An Museum, where you can learn about the historic culture of the region. In the Chinese Assembly Halls, marvel at illustrious Chinese architecture before moving on to the Japanese Covered Bridge. The bridge, dating back to the 1590s, is a symbol of the city and features a beautiful Japanese design. Your guide relates stories and facts about each of the locations you visit, then takes you back to your hotel after touring.
Day 3: Hoi An – car transfer to Hue
You can choose to stay a little longer in Hoi An or to leave earlier for Hue. The transfer is around 3 hours by car with possibility to stop along the way. On the way to Hoi An, stop over for visiting the picturesque fishing village of Lang Co Beach Cham Museum, ascending the Pass of Ocean Clouds for panoramic views of the surrounding Upon arrival, checking your hotel in Hue & relaxing.
Day 4: Hue Imperial city tour – return to Danang
Start your day with a visit to the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. After exploring the ruins of this wonderful monument, continue through the ‘Old City’ to Tinh Tam Lake where the Emperors used to come to relax. This afternoon, visit Mu Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River before visiting Khai Dinh’s Tomb which boasts a traditional Vietnamese design with an European touch, making it unique from the other tombs in Hue. Return to Da Nang for overnight.
Day 5: Bana Hills – Danang city highlights
Ba Na Hills looks like a castle in the cloud. Visit Ba Na Hills, we will conquer the longest 1 line cable car system in the world. You will soon feel lost in the land of a fairy tale. The climate on Ba Na hills is special as well. We can experience the 4 seasons in a day: Early in the morning is cool and warm like spring; at noon it is hot like summer; in the afternoon it is wet and cool like fall and in the evening it is as cold like winter. Coming here, you will also have chance to admire the beautiful golden bridge & enjoy lunch here. Later, you take the cable car to travel downhill & go back to your hotel or continue to visit some highlights of Danang city.
Marble Mountain: Thuy Son Mount where unique pagodas system in the caves. On the top of the mountain, you can see a panoramic view of Da Nang city. Besides, in Non Nuoc stone carving village – a village near Marble Mountain, you can see a marble statue made by the hands of the artists.
After visiting Marble Mountain, we will go straight to your hotel in Danang for checking in & relaxing.
Day 6: Da Nang Departure
Your time will be your own until your private car and driver arrives to take you to Danang airport for your flight back home or to your next destinations. Tour ends.
This is the end your trip with Cozy Vietnam Travel. We thank you for joining us on this incredible experience to explore all the wonders of Vietnam. Goodbye, and we hope to see you again next time! Cozy Vietnam Travel can also arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations, please do share your thoughts with our travel experts.
- Hotel accommodation sharing double/ twin with daily breakfast.
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
- All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
- English speaking local guide
- All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary.
- Boat/bike trips as mentioned in the itinerary
- Cold water and towel during tours
- Visa stamp fee
- International & domestic air tickets.
- Other meal, drink, Tip to guide and driver, personal expenses.
- Supplement for French, Spanish, Italian German and other languages available on request