Pick-up at Da Nang International airport. Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.
Our day will start at 8:00 am in the morning to help local people in a number of community service tasks including; a beach clean-up, painting houses, libraries or schools, teaching English to local kids. Your duties will finish at 5:00 pm. Overnight in Hoi An.
Continue helping local people in a number of community service tasks including; a beach clean-up, painting houses, libraries or schools, teaching English to local kids. Your duties will finish at 5:00 pm. Overnight in Hoi An.
We will visit the Citadel, Hue’s prime attraction, which contains the Imperial City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Emperor's Private Residence. Hue Citadel was built from 1804 to 1833 under the Nguyen’s Dynasty (the last feudalist kingdom in Vietnam). The grounds of the Imperial City are protected by 2-kilometer fortified ramparts and ringed by a moat. Inside the Citadel, there are many different construction works such as: Imperial City Gates, Purple Forbidden City, Temples and places of worshipping, pavilions, gardens, etc.
We will have a short break for lunch then take a boat trip on the Perfume River with a stopover at Thien Mu Pagoda, which is an active Buddhist monastery with its origins dating back to 1601. One of its most poignant displays is a car belonging to a former monk, who in 1963, drove to Sai Gon and set himself alight to protest against the South Vietnamese regime and its cruel treatment of Buddhist monks and followers. We finally visit the serene Khai Dinh Royal Tomb, designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and built on principles of feng-shui. Overnight in Hue.
Start with an early morning to visit the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone). DMZ is set in the rugged, jungle-shrouded mountains along the Vietnam - Laos border of South Vietnam. We will visit Quang Tri Citadel, Hien Luong Bridge and the Seventeenth Parallel - the former borderline between North and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Continue with a trip to Vinh Moc Tunnels, which were used to shelter people from the intense bombings during the Vietnam War and Con Tien Firebase area. Return to Da Nang.
In the evening, take a Da Nang nightlife tour. First on the agenda is a ride on the largest observation wheel in Vietnam, the Sun Wheel where you will enjoy the magnificent view over the harbor and city. After the ride, we will have a delicious dinner then hop on a boat at Bach Dang Wharf to journey along Han River with a great view of the unique bridges in Da Nang. It is definitely a great tour for experiencing the modern and sparkling vibe of Da Nang. Da Nang by night is very noisy and crowded with visitors from all over the world. The city with nine beautiful bridges designed with different models and these bridges have made up a “complex of distinct infrastructure” for Da Nang City. Overnight in Da Nang.
We will begin our day trip with a visit to the capital and religious center of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Beautifully situated in a lush green valley, there are dozen of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th century.
Have lunch at a local restaurant then we will discover Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngu Hanh Son; literally “five elements mountains”) Here, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning natural caves of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the mountain. Stone steps carved into the mountain lead to a Buddhist Pagoda. We will climb up the stone stairs and visit the caves and pagodas as well as admire the beautiful panoramic view. Marble Mountains Linh Ung Pagoda at Marble Mountains has been designated a national historical and cultural site by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. We will also visit Am Phu Cave where there is a replica of “Heaven and Hell”, we can listen to the clapping of bats’ wings in the cave, contemplate the mysterious pagodas and the sculpturing village. We finally visit Son Tra Linh Ung Pagoda with the spectacular Son Tra Quan Yin, or Goddess of Mercy statue. Overnight in Da Nang.
Have breakfast at the hotel and relax until the time of transfer to Da Nang International airport for your departure flight.
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