HAPPY IN Vietnam




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Featuring biking, cooking tour, Marble Mountain, beaches, and custom clothing


The legacy and history of central Vietnam are incredibly rich. In just 5 days with A Glimpse of the Central Vietnam, you’ll visit three fascinating UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Hue’s Imperial City, Hoi An’s ancient town, and the enigmatic My Son sanctuary. The major attractions are obviously history, culture and fantastic nature on the way you travel along the central coastline, and picturesque drives up the Hai Van Pass if you’re looking for something different.


Trip Highlights:

  • Enjoy scenic drive along the beautiful coast of Vietnam 
  • Vietnam countryside ride 
  • Shopping in Hoi An Ancient town 
  • Cooking class & market 
  • Visit Hue Imperial City-UNESCO SITE 
  • Camping, enjoying the outdoor BBQ in the valley of love, the way different from the outside world. 
  • Equipped with explorers, to become a cave explorer, 
  • Admire the millions of years old stalactites 
  • Visiting and experiencing the life of Bru -Van Kieu people. 
  • Visiting Long Dai ferry, a lifeline traffic point on Ho Chi Minh road legendary. The legendary 10 road, together with the A72 information station – a national historical monument which has an important position in the Vietnam War. 
Travelers are responsible for international airfare to and from Vietnam.

Meals not mentioned in the itinerary are not included. Personal Drinks, any additional activities or transfers, gratuities, medical expenses or additional entrance fees to theatres, parks, museums/visitor centres not outlined in this itinerary, additional travel expenses or waiting time. Travel insurance and personal spending are travelers responsibility.

What’s Included:

  •  Private transfer for whole trip as itinerary mentioned 

  • Daily complimentary breakfast

  • Bicycle tour in Hoian

  • English speaking guide 

  • All meals mentioned in the itinerary

  • All entrance tickets for included tours

  • Twin share rooms accommodation for group from 18-24 people,+1tour leader

  • (hotel-homestay-camping)

  • Boat trip to visit Phong Nha Cave 


  • Additional food, drinks & optional tours

  • Individual airport transfer on departure day 

  • Tips/gratuities for your driver and guide

  • Other expenses note mentioned in the itinerary

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1 :

Arrival Danang Airport

Upon arriving Danang international airport, our bus & tour guide will pick you up at the airport and then transfer to Phu Thinh hotel & spa (or same standard hotel). Check in hotel, relax until we meet later this evening for our group dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel: Phu Thinh Hotel & Spa (Junior Suite Room)
Meals: D

Day 2 :

Bicycle Tour to Discover Rural Vietnam

Spend a day leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Vietnam, far from the traffic the motor scooters, and the noises the city. You will cross the islands on the Song Thu river delta using local transportation, including ferries and floating bridge.

This tour will take you to discover how wooden river boats are made, learn the secret of weaving the colorful straw “Hoi An” sleeping mats Try the renowned Vietnamese basket boats and much more You will spend the day with first-hand contact with one of the rural inhabitant of the region, far from the usual tourist circuits.

At lunchtime you will be invited into the home of a local Vietnamese family for a traditional Vietnamese meal, and learn their customs and traditions. After you have relaxed for a while under the shade of a mango tree, you will begin your return towards Hoi An by boat, which will take about 35 minutes.Back to the hotel.

Departure 8:30 AM and return 3 PM (times are approximate)

Hotel: Phu Thinh Hotel & Spa (Junior Suite Room)
Meals: B, L

Day 3 :

Free Day for Ba Na Hills Optional Tour

Enjoy an included breakfast at our hotel. Today is yours to enjoy how you please! We will have an optional tour to visit the Ba Na Hills.


Hotel: Phu Thinh Hotel & Spa (Junior Suite Room)
Meals: B

Day 4 :

Sabirama Cooking Tour with Mr. Quy

Complimentary Breakfast at the Hotel. We will leave the hotel at 10:30 am for the coolest cooking adventure ever! This tour features a walk around the local market, private boat excursion, a ride on a water buffalo, foot massages, and of course cooking classes. Tour includes lunch (Recommended attire, tennis shoes, shorts, bathing suit, sunscreen)


Hotel: Phu Thinh Hotel & Spa (Junior Suite Room)
Meals: B, L

Day 5 :

Hoian-Hue Imperial City

After breakfast at the hotel, our private bus and guide will pick us up from our hotel at 8 AM. We depart Hoi An and make our way to the ancient Vietnamese capital of Hue. The journey takes you on a 3-hour drive through the Hai Van Pass which is one of the most breathtaking routes in Vietnam. In additional to the amazing views of the mountains and ocean, you will see many US military bunkers from he war.

We arrive around noon in Hue and you will have free time to discover the city. This afternoon, we will have an optional Cycle tour to discover Hue Imperial city and also an optional group lunch and dinner with the guide.


Hotel: Alba Hotel
Meals: B

Day 6 :

Hue Half Day City Tour

Breakfast is included at the hotel. At 8:30 AM, we will tour the ancient city of Hue to visit the Imperial capital including the Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, which is not listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site. Sitting on the banks of the delightful Perfume River you will find amazing citadels, fabulous palaces, and royal tombs (Minh Man King, Gia Long King, Chai Dinh King, and more). Many of the sites can be reached by river and this makes an excellent way to see the city.

This afternoon, you will have an option to take a dragon boat along the Perfume River to see these amazing sites. This optional tour includes an optional lunch at dinner.


Hotel: Alba Hotel
Meals: B

Day 7 :

Hue-Phong Nha

After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart at 9 AM to travel to Phong Nha. Our journey is roughly a 3 hour drive. Phong Nha is in the heart of the cave region of Vietnam. Then, you will arrive to our homestay hotel visit to relax.

This afternoon, we have an optional bicycle tour around the village that includes a group lunch and dinner.

Hotel: Lucky Homestay and/or Restful River Bungalow
Meals: B

Day 8 :

Paradise Cave and Phong Nha

Breakfast is included at the hotel. Today, we discover Paradise Cave – the longest dry cave in Asia and Phong Nha Cave treks. You will then be taken by golf cart (1.6 km) from the main gate through the jungle, to where you will then climb two the mouth of the cave; a climb that boasts spectacular views of the mountain region around the cave.

At 12:30 PM, you will enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant in Phong Nha village. The lunch will include a traditional Vietnamese dish (vegetarian option available).

After lunch around 1:30 PM, we will depart the Phong Nha Cave. We will then take a 25 minute ride to the cave by a traditional dragon boat. This cave is called a water cave as it exhibits an underground river. After going into the cave by boat, you will explore 300 meters into the cave on foot. Then, you will be taken back by boat. This cave is famous for its spectacular rock formations. It has been given such names as the “Lion”, the “Fairy Caves”, the “Royal Court”, and the “Buddha”.

We will arrive back to our hotel around 5 PM. You will have the change to partake in an optional group dinner.

Hotel: Lucky Homestay and/or Restful River Bungalow
Meals: B, L

Day 9 :

Cha Loi Discovery-Camping

Be prepared today, as we will embark on a 4-5 mile jungle hike, swim in caves, and view waterfalls.

After breakfast at the hotel, we will depart at 7:45 AM by car for Ho Chi Minh Road east to visit the Long Dai ferry. This ferry is the artery traffic point on Ho Chi Minh road which is the coordinates of the fire during the Vietnam War from 1965 to 1972. After hearing the introduction to Long Dai ferry, you will take some pictures then continue on today’s journey.

At 8:30 AM, we will go to Sung village to be provided with some specialized and necessary equipment for cave exploration (flashlight, shoes, gloves, etc.). Our tour guide will show you how to use the equipment for your adventure, as well as share some principles for cave exploration. After that, you will experience the unique feature of Hang Nuoc Cave, also known as Ong Giap Cave (according to locals).

After experiencing, Hang Nuoc, you will arrive at A72 information station entrusted the task of ensuring communication for the Southern battlefield. With many par important command are transmitted in this cave from 1971-1973.

Then, you will journey to discover Cha Loi Cave. Here, visitors will experience many activities like walking, climbing, crawling, and swimming to experience the 4 KM+ journey inside the cave. During this discovery trip, you will get to take many pictures of beautiful spots inside the cave. In addition to admiring the magnificent stalactite system and adventure experience, visitors will come to see the beautiful Tunnel of Love.

At 1 PM, you will venture out of the cave to enjoy lunch with a local restaurant. After lunch, you will have some time to relax.

At 5:30 PM, we will set up tents to enjoy a BBQ style dinner. After dinner, our guides and porters will set up group games for everyone to participate in.

Hotel: Camping
Meals: B,L,D

Day 10 :

Journey Back to Danang for Street Food Tour!

After breakfast, we will depart at 9 AM to travel by to Danang. This journey has an estimated driving time of 6.5 hours. We will stop on the way at Hue City for an optional group lunch. We expect to arrive to Danang between 4-5 PM. You will have time to check into the hotel and have a moment to relax before we will meet for a Farewell Street Food Tour Dinner!

Hotel: Sofiana Hotel Danang
Meals: B, D

Day 11 :


After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart back home.

Meals: B