Day 1: Arrival in Hue. On arrival, your guide will take you to the stunningly restored La Residence Hotel and Spa. Your exploration of Hue will begin then soon thereafter with visits to the Imperial Citadel, the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum, the Mausoleum of Tu Duc and lunch at the Pilgrimage Village Resort. On the trip back to your hotel, you'll stop at Ho Quyen where duels between elephants and tigers were once arranged. Overnight at La Residence Hue Hotel and Spa, Vietnam. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Hue-Hoi An. Today you'll focus on relaxation with a visit to the local Dong Ba Market and Hue's beautiful garden houses locally known as "nha vuon" which includes a private lunch in the magical setting of one of the houses. During the afternoon, enjoy some leisure time at the hotel's facilities or spa. A private sunset dinner cruise on the Perfume River will be arranged in the evening and you'll find it the perfect opportunity to view some of the country's most iconic sites while enjoying a delicious three-course meal. Overnight at La Residence Hue Hotel and Spa, Vietnam. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Hoi An. Sightseers will surely appreciate this day which includes a stop at the 500-year-old village of Phuoc Tich, enjoy lunch back in Hue at one of the city's most renowned restaurants, Ancient Hue. Travel south to Danang City via the scenic fishing village of Lang Co and a visit to the Cham Museum. The day's adventure concludes with a drive to Hoi An where you'll enjoy new accommodations at the luxurious Nam Hai Resort. Overnight at The Nam Hai, Vietnam. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Hoi An. Take a step back in time with a trip to the ancient port town of Hoi An, much of which remains as it did hundreds of years ago. Your day continues with lunch at the popular restaurant Morning Glory, and an afternoon tour of the countryside by motorbike in a side-car to view rice fields and villages. During the evening, enjoy a fusion-style dinner at the Mango Rooms Restaurant or at another eatery of your choice. Overnight at The Nam Hai, Vietnam. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 5: Hoi An-Danang departure. Your final day is one of leisure and there are plenty of choices of how to spend your time before departing. Options include simply enjoying the facilities at the Nam Hai Resort or taking a Vietnamese cooking class. Adventurous types may opt for a private speedboat tour of Cham Island and it's surrounding Marine Park before transferring by private car to Danang Airport for international flights or domestic connections. Includes: (B).
Notes: This is simply a suggested itinerary, which can easily be customized to suit your schedule, budget, and interests.
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