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Da Nang Port: Ba Na Hills, Golden Bridge & Marble Mountains

1. Da Nang Port: Ba Na Hills, Golden Bridge & Marble Mountains

After picking you up from the port, the driver will take you to Ba Na Hills, where you can experience all four seasons in a single day. You will have the chance to visit the famous Golden Bridge, a 150-meter long pedestrian bridge with two giant stone hands supporting the structure. Admire the incredible views of the surrounding mountains and out to the sea on the horizon, if it is clear enough.  Take the train to enjoy the views of the beautifully landscaped gardens while traveling comfortably and smoothly. Then stop to have a buffet lunch. Next, you will continue the journey by discovering the Tinh Tam Garden, Nghinh Phong Peak, and Vong Nguyet Hill, offering panoramic views over all the surrounding hills.  Leaving Ba Na Hills, your next destination is the Marble Mountains. Taking the stone steps carved into the mountain will lead you to a Buddhist Pagoda, and a beautiful viewpoint from the top of the mountain. Finally, enter Am Phu Cave where there's a replica of heaven and hell, and an eerie underground tunnel where you can hear bats in the cave. You will then head back to Da Nang Port.

Hue Excursion from Chan May Port

2. Hue Excursion from Chan May Port

You are welcomed at Chan May port with procedure assistance to exit from the cruise and drive through northward to Hue. Today you will spend the day in Hue, the former capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 till 1945. We will start the visit to the Imperial Citadel where preserving many traces of the Nguyen emperors during 19th century, continue to  Thien Mu pagoda, Hue's biggest Buddhist temple standing on the bank of the poetic Perfume River with its notable seven-floor tower. After lunch, we will go on to the Tomb of King Tu Duc with atypical old oriental  design, and mingle with Hue people in their exciting life at Dong Ba market (if time available) before driving back to the port for our departure. End of our services.

Private Shore Excursion to Hue City from Tiensa Port

3. Private Shore Excursion to Hue City from Tiensa Port

After picking you up at the Tien Sa port, drive straight to Hue city and start your tour with a local expert. En route, stop at Hai Van Pass to see the view and at Lang Co Bay for coffee. Then drive to the other side of the Perfume River, from where you can admire the magnificence of the noon gate of the Royal Citadel, where Nguyen Kings used to declare the results of national examinations and new year calendar. Walk into the Imperial Citadel and the recently reconstructed Palace of Supreme Harmony. Then visit Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the oldest Buddhist pagodas. Here you can learn more about Buddhism in Vietnam and discover the spiritual life. Continuing on, take a dragon boat ride on Perfume River. This is a picturesque setting no matter the weather. Then enjoy our lunch at a quality restaurant. In the afternoon, drive straight Minh Mang tomb where its ancient architecture stands in harmony with beautiful landscapes. See Khai Dinh tomb which represents a fusion between traditional Vietnamese and contemporary European styles. After exploring the local culture of coffee drinking in Hue City, drive back the Tien Sa port and finish your private excursion.

From Chan May Port: Full-Day Trip to Hoi An

4. From Chan May Port: Full-Day Trip to Hoi An

Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at the Chan May Port Gate, from your cruise ship about 600m (He will hold the Welcome Board with your names on it so easily you can recognize him). Along the Chan May Port to Hoi An ancient town, we will stop to visit some attractions such as Lap An Lagoon, the largest brackish lagoon in Southeast Asia with a total surface of 800 hectares. You will have a chance to taste the best Vietnamese coffee here while enjoying the rustic and beautiful views of the oyster farms, fishing village, and the daily life of the locals. After that, we will stop to capture the fabulous panoramic photos of Lang Co Beach as known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Then, we will admire the Ocean and Clouds views of Hai Van Pass, one of the most adventurous pass roads in the world. At the height of 500m above sea level, you will say "WOW". Next, we will explore the Marble Mountains- a cluster of 5 marle mountains represent 5 basic elements to create the Universe. We will admire the caves, Buddha statues, the sacred pagoda, and the fabulous views of Da Nang and Hoi An. Last but not least is the Hoi An ancient town, the former international trading port of Vietnam from the 16th century. We will visit some highlights in the ancient town of Hoi An such as the Japanese Covered Bridge, Tan Ky Old house, Phuc Kien (Fujian) assembly hall, Hoi An central market, etc. We will have a lovely lunch at a beautiful riverside restaurant. Around 3:30 pm, we transfer you back to Chan May port. Experience ends.

From Chan May Port: Private Tour of Hue

5. From Chan May Port: Private Tour of Hue

After getting picked up at the Chan May port, drive straight to Hue city then on to the other side of the Perfume River. There, admire the magnificent Noon Gate of the Royal Citadel, where Nguyen Kings used to declare the results of national examinations and the New Year calendar. Walk into the Imperial Citadel and the recently reconstructed Palace of Supreme Harmony. Then, visit Thien Mu Pagoda, one of the oldest Buddhist pagodas in the area. Here, learn more about Buddhism in Vietnam and discover the spiritual life. Continue your tour with a dragon boat trip on the Perfume River, picturesque on a clear day, atmospheric even in less flattering weather. After your boat trip, savor lunch at an ancient restaurant. In the afternoon, drive straight to Minh Mang Tomb. Marvel at its ancient architecture in harmony with beautiful landscapes, and appreciate the fusion between traditional Vietnamese and contemporary European in Khai Dinh Tomb. After exploring local coffee drinking culture back in Hue city, finish your private excursion by being taken back to the Chan May port.

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It was a very nice trip with our guide hoa! He told us a lot of the history of vietnam, he was very, very friendly. A very nice guy!