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8-day insightful Adventure and Cultural Exploration of Vietnam

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V’Explore Travel is an established company specializing in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

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8-day insightful Adventure and Cultural Exploration of Vietnam

This tour highlights the most attractive and hidden charms of Central Vietnam, featuring the three UNESCO Heritage Sites: Phong Nha Cave, Hue Ancient Capital and Hoi An Ancient Town with a combination of unparallel activities, such as adventurous 8-km trekking journey into remote areas of the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, V’explore exclusive scooter tour in Hue, water buffalo riding, boat trip and underwater walking in Hoi An.

DAY 1

Arrival in Dong Hoi

Arrival in Dong Hoi, pick-up and transfer to Phong Nha and check-in a nice homestay, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and traditional rice fields. You can bike to explore the neighboring areas. Homestay in Phong Nha

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DAY 2

Joining tour: Ma Da valley o

8.00 AM departure to Ma Da valley, located in a remote area of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. This tour requires a total of 8km of primary jungle hiking on a small trail to explore the untouched Ma Da valley, swim in the crystal lake of Ma Da, enjoy jungle BBQ prepared by our local team, and swim into Tra Ang cave to explore one of the beautiful river cave in Phong Nha. This tour represents a great opportunity to experience authentic Vietnam whilst working with the local porters, supporting employment for local people, under the guidance of an internationally qualified local tour guide. Back to relax at your homestay in the evening. Activities: 8 km of jungle hiking, swimming in Ma Da crystal lake, Jungle BBQ, 600m swimming into Tra Ang cave Adventure Level: Medium Gear to bring: long trousers and long sleeved shirt, walking shoes or hiking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat and insect repellent, swimwear and a travel towel or Sarong Homestay in Phong Nha Read more

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DAY 3

Visit Phong Nha Cave – Back

This morning, transfer to Phong Nha boat station and take a boat trip to visit Phong Nha Cave. After lunch, we drive back to Hue. On the way, stop to visit the 500-year-old Phuoc Tich ancient village. Check-in Mosaic Garden homestay, enjoy dinner and have a relaxing evening. Mosaic Garden Homestay his morning, transfer to Phong Nha boat station and take a boat trip to visit Phong Nha Cave. After lunch, we drive back to Hue. On the way, stop to visit the 500-year-old Phuoc Tich ancient village. Check-in Mosaic Garden homestay, enjoy dinner and have a relaxing evening. Mosaic Garden Homestay Read more

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DAY 4

Aodaigo: Hue city tour on sc

Morning, we ride to visit Thien Mu pagoda, one of the oldest ancient architectural structures for religious worship in Hue, then visit the Imperial Citadel. Lunch at local restaurant with Hue specialties. After lunch, stop for a rest at Hè Café. Its owner, Mr. Nguyen Van He, is an artist and a war items collector. You may be curious and interested in learning the history behind his collection of Vietnam War items, such as canteens, zippo lighters, soldier headgears and etc. Then we head to Đầm Chuồn, about 15 kilometres from Hue City and is a part of Tam Giang lagoon system. It is a must-see spot for all those who are scenery lovers and photographers. From Vân Dương Village, we sit on a small motorboat to the lagoon area, take photos of the amazing sunset scenery on the lagoon, and may enjoy some boiled fresh seafood at shrimp farming houses. Ride back to town to enjoy street food, such as Hue pancake, shrimp cakes, sweet soups of Hue. Back to your homestay for relaxing. Mosaic Garden Homestay Read more

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DAY 5

Aodaigo tour – Drive to Hoi

Today we ride eastward along the city river to Thanh Toàn tile-roofed Bridge in Thanh Toàn village, located about 8 km from Hue city. Here we will enjoy the peaceful scenery of the countryside with farmers working on their tranquil rice fields, talk to friendly local people in the small market and learn more about their daily life. Then we continue ride to Sình painting village, famous for woodblock printed paintings. We will stop to visit one of the family and learn about painting techniques and materials. Back to have lunch in town. Then transfer to Hoi An. The scenic 3-hour drive via Hai Van pass offers spectacular views of mountains, the see, idyllic beaches and villages. Check-in homestay in Hoi An. Botanic Garden Homestay Hoi An or similar Read more

Hoi An
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DAY 6

Hoi An short city tour and C

Morning visit Hoi An ancient town located on the banks of the Thu Bon River. Hoi An was one of the major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century and was declared a World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1999. Next, experience a buffalo ride on the rice field. Then transfer to Cam Thanh village and board the basket boat for a river cruise in the water coconut forest. You can also experience traditional fishing-net casting. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. The rest of day is free at leisure. Botanic Garden Homestay Hoi An or similar Read more

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DAY 7

Underwater walking tour – Cu

Morning, tour guide picks guests up from the hotel and take you to the Cua Dai Wharf. Then we take 1-hour boat trip on a traditional Vietnamese boat to Cham Island. Arrive at Hon Nhon beach to take part in the “Walking Underwater” (15 minutes), swimming and snorkeling. At the Unique ecological area of the Cham Island, we have a delicious Seafood lunch. After lunch, guests can swim or just relax in the hammocks. Return to the boat for the journey back to Hoi An. This evening, free at leisure to explore the ancient town on your own or enjoy a relaxing evening at your homestay. Botanic Garden Homestay Hoi An or similar Read more

Hoi An
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DAY 8

Hoi An – Danang Departure (B

Transfer to Danang for departure flight. Visit some highlights of Danang such as Cham Museum, Dragon Bridge if time permit. Have a safe trip!

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Phong Nha
Day 3
Location Hue
Day 6
Location Hoi An

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Private transportation in good condition
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Ma Da valley one-day jungle hiking (joining tour)
  • Underwater tour in Cu Lao Cham (joining tour)
  • Accommodation on double sharing at homestays
  • Meals as described (without drinks)
  • Entrance fees and boat fee as in program

Package excludes

  • All airfares
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa or any other formalities
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers
  • Other services not mentioned in the Package Includes

REVIEWS

4 Reviews

Ross, Australia

V'Explore made all the travel arrangements for myself and my wife for Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Personal drivers, guides, accommodation and tours. All done with professionalism, friendly service and to a good standard.

Ray, Canada

We have used V'explore for two different tours in Laos Cambodia VietnamThailand and Myanmar. Their attention to detail and extremely well organized tours made it a pleasure to work with them. I would highly recommend this tour Company and particularly because of their competitive rates.

Danica, Australia

I travelled with a friend and V'explore looked after us so well the entire time! All the tour guides were knowledgable and friendly. No better way to organise a trip to Vietnam than through V'explore. Highly recommended!

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