Vietnam Getaway

There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Hue & Hoi An Getaway.

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Get away to two of Vietnam's most alluring cities - Hue and Hoi An

Get set for an imperial odyssey through the centre of enchanting Vietnam. The heart of this diverse country boasts several World Heritage sites; from the romantic ancient town of Hoi An, packed full of artisans and tailors, to the walled citadel and decadent emperor tombs of Hue. Become lost in the allure of rich aromas, divine food, vibrant market places and welcoming locals. Along with a variety of fun inclusions, including walking and cycling adventures and a hands-on Vietnamese cooking lesson, this all-encompassing short break covers the highlights of central Vietnam in style and promises to be a memorable journey.

  • See the ornate pagodas of the Forbidden Purple City Share a meal with local Buddhist nuns Help in a local community garden before dining on its bounty Take a sampan cruise on Tam Giang Lagoon Marvel at the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An Cycle the country lanes around beautiful Hoi An

Vietnam Getaway Summary

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Day 1 Hue Citadel/Rural Tour

As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.

Day 2 Hue/Tam Giang Lagoon

Packed with historic monuments, Hue is also perfectly located to explore the surrounding countryside, which features stunning scenery, quaint villages and the peaceful Tam Giang Lagoon.

Day 3 Hoi An Walking Tour/Cooking Class

With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.

Day 4 Hoi An Countryside Bike Ride/Boat Trip

The backstreet and waterways in and around Hoi An are fascinating places to explore - emerald rice paddies, friendly locals and beautiful landscapes abound.