Hue and Hoi An At A Glance 4 days


Trip Highlights

  • Explore the ancient fortress and palace in the Imperial City of Hue and vast history inside its walls.
  • Visit a garden house of Hue which is out the tourist circuits and learn about the practices of feng shui.
  • Step back in time on the ancient streets of Hoi An. Fall for the romantic scene at night when lanterns lighting up the town like being in a fairy tail.
  • From the seat of a restored vintage Vespa scooter, sit back and take in the stunning countryside scenery.
Hoi An and Hue, each has a tranquillity and timelessness that attracts those who wish to explore the quieter side of Vietnam. Little moments while travelling that made us stop and smile, moments that we’ll remember for the rest of our lives. Let this trip take you to the places to show you the best kept-secrets of the country where you can enjoy exploring the history and culture of the hospitable Vietnamese people. 

Day 1: Hue

Uncover the Imperial Citadel and walk through the walled fortress and palace. Continue your exploration and visit Ngoc Son Princess’ Garden House. Chance to take part in a Royal Dinner with live traditional music.

Day 2: Hue - Hoi An

Pack your bags and take a scenic 3-hour drive to Hoi An. Follow tour guide exploring the charming ancient town and its history, have dinner at local restaurant in town. Join a boat along Thu Bon River and admire the glittering streets at night.

Day 3: Hoi An

Discover the outskirts of Hoi An by vintage Vespa scooter. Enjoy lunch on 'off the beaten path' Ha My Beach

Day 4: Hoi An Departue

Spend your last free day in Hoi An until transferring to airport in Da Nang for your onward flight.
Day 1: Hue

8:30 Pick up at hotel and start the city tour. Explore the Imperial Citadel of Hue - part of the Hue Royal Complex which has been officially recognized by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The Citadel of Hue is situated on the northern bank of the Perfume River and built by Emperor Gia Long. It was designed for the exclusive use of the Emperor and his household. The Citadel encompasses 3 walled enclosures; The Imperial City (Hoàng Thành), The Civic City or Capital (Kinh Thành) and The Forbidden City (Tử Cấm Thành).
Next, visit Ngoc Son Princess’ Garden House, also the worship palace of Princess Ngoc Son. Princess Ngoc Son was a daughter of Emperor Dong Khanh – when she married, her father granted her the land to build home. The garden house, open as a living relic and a museum about Hue culture and people. Today, it is one of Hue’s best garden houses and has been maintained largely in its original form.

Optional Service: Take part in a Royal Dinner with live traditional music, dress in traditional Royal costumes, and be served like a King and Queen!

Meals: Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue
Activities: Uncover the Imperial Citadel and walk through the walled fortress and palace. Continue your exploration and visit Ngoc Son Princess’ Garden House. Chance to take part in a Royal Dinner with live traditional music.

Day 2: Hue - Hoi An

In the morning start a journey south toward Hoi An past the Hai Van Pass and Lang Co, over a spur of the Truong Son Mountain Range that juts into the South East Sea, with spectacular views along the way.
Arrive in Hoi An around noon. Check in and relax before getting ready for a wander through the lovely ancient town of Hoi An. Learning about layers of historical events taken place over red tile rooftop houses or finding the flood watermark on the yellow walls. Have dinner at a local restaurant in town with river view at sunset time. After that, our tour guide will take you to the river bank, get on boat and paddle along the river, enjoy glittering streets. Lit up a candle and releasing it on the river with all your best wishes and enjoy the magical night theme. Around 20:00, come back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Activities: Pack your bags and take a scenic 3-hour drive to Hoi An. Follow tour guide exploring the charming ancient town and its history, have dinner at local restaurant in town. Join a boat along Thu Bon River and admire the glittering streets at night.

Day 3: Hoi An


Start an exciting countryside discovery by vintage Vespa scooter. First stops include an Ancestral House and a traditional boat builders yard before we set off to explore the sleepy island villages. Next, learn from friendly local families the art of mat weaving, farming, and how to make (and eat) the perfect 'banh dap' rice crackers. After snacking on rice crackers, visit a local café to fuel up on local drip-coffee & learn the art of coffee roasting. Then gear up for an adrenalin pumping 300-meter bamboo bridge river crossing. Finally, it’s up high and over the new bridge offering spectacular panoramic views of Hoi An, which takes us to the water coconut palm fringed Cam Thanh and then on to a sensational seafood lunch on Ha My Beach.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An
Activities: Discover the outskirts of Hoi An by vintage Vespa scooter. Enjoy lunch on 'off the beaten path' Ha My Beach

Day 4: Hoi An

Departue Spend your last free day in Hoi An until transferring to airport in Da Nang for your onward flight.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A
Activities: Spend your last free day in Hoi An until transferring to airport in Da Nang for your onward flight.

Important Notes:


  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Price Includes


  • Accommodation in Twin/ Double sharing
  • All transport within tour as per itinerary
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees for Vietnam attractions, as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the program (03 Breakfast; 02 Lunches)

Price Excludes


  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner in the accommodation.
  • Transport to or from Vietnam
  • International or departure taxes
  • Vietnam Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance while in Vietnam
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and bottled water in Vietnam

Cancellation by Customer


  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • 10% of total package price will be charged if cancellation after the deposit made
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the deposit amount
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy


  • 50% discount for child under 4 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 4-10 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 11 years up is subject to adult rate

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