Heritages of Vietnam

  • icon-date8 DAYS
  • icon-date11 Meals

Venture into the world of multi-religion, stunning temples, unique culture, and history, Heritage of Vietnam Tour will be among your most unforgettable experience in Vietnam. Just only 8 days, we will take you from the characteristic Hanoi to legendary Ha Long Bay, down to the Imperial Hue and charming Hoi An.

Day 1:

Hello Hanoi

Our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for check-in and drop off your bags and get some rest. (Our first-day schedule could be created and modified to meet your time of arrival, there will be a chance of taking a cyclo ride for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets)

Day 2:

Hanoi- Ha Long Bay (B, L, D)

One of the “cannot miss” destinations when visiting Vietnam is Ha Long Bay, the wonder of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is no need to describe how amazing it is to see the spectacular landscapes with approximately 1600 limestone islands scattering the emerald green water surface and numerous natural caves. Upon arrival, we are welcomed on a traditional junk with a refreshing drink and informed about our kayak activity. Settle into a private comfortable cabin and be ready for 2 exciting days in Ha Long Bay. In the afternoon, the boat will cruise through many islands before getting to Sung Sot area for kayaking and swimming. Enjoy your dinner in the dining room on the boat.

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Day 3:

Ha Long- Hanoi (B, L)

Start your day with a huge breakfast on the boat while enjoying the splendid scenery of nature and seeing the fishermen in morning work. You will immerse yourself in nature by floating in the middle of the sea with a kayaking adventure. Return to the boat and prepare to cruise back to Ha Long Pier. Hop on the shuttle bus at the pier and get back to Ha Noi for another journey.

Day 4:

Ha Noi- Hue (B)

After having your complimentary breakfast and spending a few hours exploring Hanoi, we head to Noi Bai Airport for a short flight to Hue. If you are passionate about Vietnamese cultures and heritage, Hue is the place for you! You will be picked up at your hotel to visit the ancient tomb of Vietnam’s kings. The first stop will be The Nguyen Emperor Khai Dinh’s Royal Tomb which consists of many royal tombs. One of those belonged to Khai Dinh, who built his final resting place to be monumental in style and bombastic in execution. It has mixed architecture of Western and Asia, modern and traditional Vietnam. Afterward, make our way to Citadel has a variety of structures in the royal style.

Day 5:

Hue (B, L)

This morning, first, visit Thien Mu Pagoda which is one of the oldest ancient architectural religious structures in Hue, located on a hill overlooking The Famous Perfume River built in 1601 by the first founder of the Nguyen Family in Central Vietnam. This tour includes a half-day tour starting with cruising on the Perfume River, and tickets for the two best popular Royal Tombs of the Nguyen Kings in Hue city with Minh Mang and Tu Duc tomb, Tu Hieu Pagoda.  The tour continues with a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market which offers a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts.

Day 6:

Hoi An (B)

The day begins with a beautiful drive from Hue to Hoi An following the famous Hai Van pass. This mountain pass is one of the world’s greatest coastal stretches. From the top, we can see jungle topped mountains slope down into the sea, shaping uninhabited bays, and forging waterfalls. We will stop in Da Nang for a short city tour that covers Cham Museum, and Ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient. Since we are in Da Nang, we cannot miss Marble Mountain which is a cluster of five limestone peaks with the harmonious beauty of the ecological area and spiritual life, and China Beach which has been influenced down the centuries by a myriad of traders from various cultures. After the ride, we arrive in Hoi An and spend the night here.

Day 7:

My Son Holy Land – Hoi An (B)

First, this morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and leave Hoi An for My Son Holy land, the capital of Champa Kingdom around the 4th to 13th century. My Son Holy land is a vast complex of religious relics that comprises over 70 architectural works including temples and towers. Allow a few hours to explore the ancient Champa arts and get to know the history. Returning to Hoi An for lunch and starting our half-day tour. The tour begins with a walk through the old town to see remarkably well-preserved traditional houses that have withstood 200 years of weather and war. Following Tran Phu street, we will get to The Assembly Halls. There are 4 Assembly Halls in Hoi An, each of those Halls has belonged to a Chinese community that has its own beliefs, different assembly