Hue Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTHEAST ASIA 405

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Women practising Tai Chi by Hoan Kiem Lake

Day 1: Danang

Welcome to Danang, the coastal resort city with stunning beaches and glamorous nightlife. Arriving into Danang airport, our local team are on hand to transfer you to your hotel. This afternoon, our guide collects you to take you on a visit to Hoi An to see up close one of Vietnam's most enchanting historical towns, we'll visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, 200-year-old Tam Ky house, former merchants’ homes and the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge.

A street in the Old Quarter of Hanoi

Days 2-4: Danang

Sit back and relax for the next few days enjoying your time on Vietnam's stunning beaches or perhaps choose one of our additional tours? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Day 5: Danang - Hue

Today we take the scenic Hai Van Pass (Road of the Ocean Clouds), which offers magnificent views of beaches to one side and lush hills to the other. En route we stop for a walk along China beach and visit peaks of the Marble Mountain. Arriving into Hue, check into your hotel to relax and enjoy the Christmas Eve festivities.

The Perfume River in Hue

Day 6: Hue

Taking to Cycle Rickshaws we head off to visit the citadel also known as the Imperial Purple Palace, an exact copy of the Forbidden City in Beijing, with its impressive ramparts, formal moats and imperial palaces, some of which lay in ruin. After relax on a cruise in a long boat along the gentle Perfume River, the day concludes with a visit to the Khai Dinh Royal Tomb. Its architecture and atmosphere showcase elements of eastern art and western designs.

Women trading at Dong Ba Market by Tormod Sandtorv

Day 7: Hue - Hanoi

A transfer to the airport today for your flight to Hanoi - VN 1540 DEP:-08:40 - ARR:-09:50 - Arriving in Hanoi, our local rep is on hand to transfer you to your hotel.

Vietnamese Water Puppets

Day 8: Hanoi

Today enjoy free time for you to explore the wide tree lined avenues, beautiful lakes, ancient pagoda’s and thriving, historic old city, all easily navigated on foot.

A junk sailing past a limestone peak in Halong Bay

Day 9: Hanoi - Halong Bay

This morning a scenic drive leads us to the stunningly beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Boarding our traditional wooden junk boat we cruise the emerald waters soaking up the panoramic vista of the thousand or so karst limestone islands that stud the bay. Later opt for a refreshing swim in one of the many sheltered coves before taking row boats to the floating fishing village of Vong Vieng. Tonight, there's a Vietnamese cooking demonstration held on the sundeck before an impressive seafood dinner is served.

Halong Bay at sunset

Day 10: Halong Bay

Wake up to spectacular views of the bay. Cruise through Bai Tu Long and visit the floating fishing village of Vong Vieng, where you can gain a fascinating insight into everyday life on the bay and more.

One of Halong Bays beautifully illuminated caves

Day 11: Halong Bay - Hanoi

Disembarking around noon, meet with our local driver who will be driving you back to your hotel in Hanoi.

Ho Chi Minh's Notre Dame Basilica Cathedral at night

Days 12-13: Hanoi

Today and tomorrow are at your leisure to explore the city and enjoy the New Year Festivities or perhaps choose our Old Quarter or Water Puppet experience addition? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

The Peoples Committee Building at night in Ho Chi Minh

Day 14: Hanoi - Siem Reap

A transfer to the airport today for your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia - (NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE) - Arriving in Siem Reap, our local rep is on hand to transfer you to your hotel.

Days 15-17: Siem Reap

For the next days enjoy time at your leisure to explore or perhaps choose our Tonle Sap additional tour? Have a read of the Enhance Your Holiday page for info.

Day 18: Siem Reap

Sadly your voyage concludes today, we will transfer you to Siem Reap Airport in time for your flight home.