The Central Viet Nam Heritage Discovery

Travel Highlight: Hoi An Tours, Hue Tours, Vietnam Tours

Duration: 6 days

From $175pp


The Central of Vietnam Land will tell you great stories about culture,  nature and people’s creation. The land from Quang Binh to Quang Nam province forms a tourism Vietnam central road. Tourists will visit renowned landmarks such as the Imperial City of Hue, Hoi An Ancient Town, and My Son Sanctuary, which are all recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Visitors will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich history, architecture, and local traditions of Central Vietnam.

Why you'll love this trip

  • Admire the amazing and beautiful limestone of the Phong Nha Cave
  • Learn about the war between Vietnam and the USA between 1954 and 1975
  • Explore the historic DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) that ran along the Ben Hai River 60 miles north of Hue City
  • Discover Hue’s World Cultural Heritage complex of monuments
  • Visit the fastest growing of Vietnam – Da Nang
  • Visit a preserved pagoda, ancient house, assembly hall and covered bridge in Hoi An
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Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha ( L )

    Take the morning flight to Dong Hoi.
    Upon arrival, pick up by local guide around 11:10 ( VN1591). We have a lunch at local restaurant then getting on boat and cruise  along the river to Phong Nha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the natural aspects of the caves. After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for 500m more. You will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside.
    Overnight in Dong Hoi.
  2. Day 2: Paradise cave – Hue (B/ L)

    After breakfast in hotel, Our guide pick you up at 08:00 to visit paradise cave. The Paradise cave discovered by scientists of the British Caving Research Association in 2005, has the length of 31km, the longest dry cave in Asia. With naturally primitive features Paradise Cave looks like a landscape painting, making it very attractive to visitors. There are a series of white crystal stalactites resembling glass pillars and many other spectacular formations. Enjoy lunch then get ahead to Hue on Ho Chi Minh Trail.
    Overnight  in Hue.
  3. Day 3: Hue city tour (B/L)

    Pick up from hotel in Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue’s best-known religious sites, Thien Mu Pagoda. Then continue to discover Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen sDynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City.
    The afternoon continues with a visit to the elaborate tombs of emperors Tu Duc & Khai Dinh. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about King’s philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life.
  4. Day 4: Hue – Hoian (B)

    We will stop along the way to visit the Lang co beach which lies on the most beautiful curve of the “S” where you can be the first to see sunrise in Vietnam. Lang Co beach attracts visitors by its wild beauty with white sand and blue sea.   After passing Lang Co beach, we drive 20km on Sea cloud pass (Hai Van Pass) – the highest pass in the country and one of the most scenic hillside roads in Vietnam. Sea cloud pass is the last spur of the Truong Son Range that reaches to the sea, sightseeing in Vietnam is at its best here with the sequel of valleys and lagoons as the road descends lower. The next stop is Cham museum where displayed the exhibitions of Cham people. The Cham museum in Danang has incomparably the best collection anywhere of Cham materials, mostly sculptures. We then have a chance to see Danang beach – one of the most beautiful and famous beach in Vietnam. And our next destination is Marble Mountain where you can see some marble factories and see their art works. (Entrance fees not included).

    Overnight in Hoian
  5. Day 5 Hoian Old town – My Son Holy land (B/L)

    Hoi An is a small town in Central Vietnam famous for its wooden houses,family chapels, Assembly Halls and for its silk shops. In the morning, take a private car from Hoi An Town to My Son Holy Land, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries.
    Back to Hoi An for lunch. After the relax, it is light excursion to go around tiny town of Hoi An for city tour: 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese former merchants’ house. Tour end at about 16.30 pm
  6. Day 6: Hoian – Danang – Flight back to Hanoi/HCM (B)

    Free time till transfer to Danang airport for your departure flight

    You can combine this tour with our tours in Northern and Southern Vietnam Tours

Price & Inclusion

Price with accommodation

Group Size Hotel 3* Hotel 4* Hotel 5*
1 $1001 pp $1150 pp $1391 pp
2 $560 pp $635 pp $755 pp
3-7 $511 pp $586 pp $706 pp
>=8 $382 pp $457 pp $577 pp
Single supplement $150 pp $210 pp $390 pp

All prices are quoted per Person in US Dollars

Hotel listing

Location Hotel 3* Hotel 4* Hotel 5*
Dong Hoi Osaka Hotel (Deluxe), Amanda Hotel (Supeior) Saigon - Quang Binh Hotel (Deluxe), Royal Quang Binh Hotel (Supeior) Sun Spa Resort (Deluxe), Muong Thanh Luxury Nhat Le Hotel (Superior)
Hue Rosaleen Hotel (Superior), Midtown hotel (Supeior) Alba Spa Hotel (Superior), Moonlight Hotel (Superior) Imperial Hotel (Superior). Vinpearl Hue hotel (Superior)
Hoi An Atlas Hotel (Superior), Thuy Duong 3 Hotel (Superior) Rosemary Hotel (Superior), La Recidencia Hotel (Junior Suite) La Siesta Hoi An Hotel (Superior), Palm Garden Hoi An Resort (Superior)

In case the above-mentioned hotels are not available, hotels of similar standards shall be provided.

Price without accommodation

Group Size Price
1 $623 pp
2 $359 pp
3-7 $252 pp
>=8 $175 pp


  • Air-conditioned transportation by private vehicle
  • English / French speaking guide
  • Accommodation in the category chosen or similar
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • Boat trips in Hue & Hoian
  • Sight-seeing and Entrance fees


  • Air tickets
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses

Customer Reviews

10 thoughts on “The Central Viet Nam Heritage Discovery

  1. Our trip with A Travel Mate had a duration of 6 days.
    We visited Phong Nha Cave, Paradise Cave, Imperial Citadel, Hai Van pass, and Hoi An among some of the places.
    The absolute highlight of the tour was having Cong as your driver through the entire trip.
    He is highly flexibly and great company. He can show you some very local places that you would not find on your own.
    Another highlight of the trip for us, we see Hai Van Cloudy Pass – the most breathtaking scenery I have ever seen. A wonderful way of experiencing the country. This part is highly recommendable.

  2. This is an awesome and honest tour company. Phuc was an amazing guide and An our driver was safe and punctual. It was my daughters 21st birthday and the company arranged a beautiful cake for her. Our lunch at a garden restaurant was fantastic. I highly recommend this company – private tour is the way to go. Thank you again for showing us so much

  3. Ms Angelina and her team are providing excellent service. They react very fast and deliver what they promise and anticipate on customers wishes. We appreciated the trust and flexibility. The car was well maintained and clean. Driver was ok, could have been a little bit more active. Thanks so much for making our 6 days in Central Vietnam a wonderful experience

  4. Huy, our guide, was great. He was early picking us up at our hotel, he was friendly and very knowledgeable about the areas.The tour itinerary was exactly what we wanted to experience, and we weren’t disappointed. Highlights for us were Lang Co Bay and the Marble Mountain. Paradise Cave, Hai Van Cloudy Pass. Brilliant tour, highly recommended!

  5. Our guide Tri spoke excellent English and was really interesting. He told us about Vietnam and was a real pleasure.
    At each stop over he gave us time to be on our own so we could explore each site for as long as we wanted. This meant we never felt under pressure and gave us time to enjoy our holiday.
    The best stop points are Paradise Cave and the Marble Mountain. These are must do visits, we really enjoyed them.
    Tri also took us to an amazing restaurant for lunch and gave us excellent tips on restaurants in Hoi An.
    I would thoroughly recommend this tour company since it delivers a very personal service at a very competitive price.

  6. I am glad to share my experiences with A Travel Mate. The tour was a Paradise Discovery. As mentioned in the description of the tours they are really dedicated people with full of passion and energy. A great team accompanying us in the discovery was so great. Within 6 days we covered quite a great distance but with relaxation and fun. Places like Phong Nha, Da Nang, Hue, Ba Na Hills, My son, … oh… great. The guide knew well where to go, how to go and what will make the touring party enjoy the travel. For a good tour, not only the vehicle, the accompanying team is important. The experience was spectacular, amusing and very worthwhile and fantastic. Worth for the money spent. Looking forward to returning to Hoi An to make another great travel with A Travel Mate

  7. A Travel Mate is the best tour company in vietnam. Angelina ms is the greatest lady in vietnam that we’ve talked to! thank you for the great visit to Phong Nha, Danang and Hoi an and for the information and professional team showing us the fabulous highlights of this great region of Vietnam, it made the holiday so much better than we expected

  8. Vinh made our time in Vietnam the best family trip we’ve been on. He was extremely knowledgeable, very engaging and had a great sense of humour. We were lucky to be with him for6 days and visited Phong Na national park and the amazing cave systems, Hue city and Danang. We all missed him so much we met up with him in our free time in Hoi an and went out for a lovely meal. We can’t recommend him highly enough and we will make a trip back to this magical place and will definitely use Vinh again.

  9. We went to the Paradise Cave, which was one of my top things I did while travelling Vietnam. Son was one of the coolest tour guides I’ve met, so friendly and knowledgable, and his English is really good, too – not to mention he’s funny. Driving through the Hai Van pass from Hue to Da Nang was such a great experience, and would’ve been a lot less interesting if I had been alone…

  10. it was a great tour, been to many nice places such as Hai Van Pass, My Son, Hoi An, Hue … further to that, super friendly staff with hospitality is there to take care of you. very much enjoy. Thank you Angelina Ms and A Travel Mate

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