Classic Centre Vietnam highlights

Duration: 4 days 
Tailor-made daily depature 

Starting by a special tour in Hoi An as a local with Travelogy Vietnam. Discover Hoi An with a half day tour walking tour. Discover the charming, old-world trading port of narrow streets and traditional houses, former merchants’ homes, the town’s iconic 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market where an array of fresh ingredients are on offer. 
 
For 2nd day, choice of 3 options below
 
Option 1: Hoi An as a farmer and fisher 
Immerse yourself in the life and culture of the rural Vietnamese with a day excursion in Hoi An. Cycle through narrow laneways to a countryside village.  Join a local fisherman who will teach you to fish with the traditional “ro” fishing nets as you balance in a bamboo basket boat. Then enjoy a seafood lunch as you cruise through the water palm filled tributaries of the Thu Bon River. Other unique experience in the water-ric-country is to learn how to ride and lead the water buffalo. Let contact our travelogy Vietnam specialist for more details.
 
Option 2: Hoi An lantern making and painting 
In Hoi An, experience a special half day tour with the Lifestart Foundation and enjoy a fun, interactive workshop learning traditional Vietnamese painting and lantern making.  Lifestart Foundation is a registered, non-profit charity organization helping the disadvantaged find community, learn life skills and obtain vocational livelihoods through handicraft.  Your half day experience includes participation in a lively, hands-on traditional Vietnamese painting class, a short scenic boat ride across the river, and a lantern-making class learning how to make an iconic Hoi An lantern.  The cost of this tour directly supports disadvantaged Lifestart community members.  This is a heartwarming, fun, educational day. 
 
Option 3: Hoi An cooking and leisure biking 
Starting by leisure cycling to see rural life of Hoi An including morning fish market, Tra Que herb gardens. 
Become more familiar with the art of Vietnamese cooking with a start to finish cooking course. This 4-hour tour combines a market tour, an overview of ingredients common in Vietnamese food, and a hands-on cooking class that ends with each participant making their own multi course meal. It is a great way to see all the nooks and crannies of a Vietnamese market and understand the secrets behind Vietnamese cooking. Perfect for beginners or intermediate levels with two options offered.  
 
A full day exploring Hue the former imperial capital of Vietnam and its mesmerizing tombs and mausoleums of the last emperors of Vietnam reveal fascinating insights into the lives of the imperial families and their subjects. Let Travelogy Vietnam share you our insider knowledge of the ancient Citadel reflects the pomp and ceremony of the dynastic rulers as well as the scars of many years of turmoil, both ancient and modern (the Royal Citadel was badly damaged in the latter stages of the war) but retains a sense of grace and majesty even today. A special vegetarian Lunch at a pagoda show you an important Hue’s style, the biggest Buddhism centre in Vietnam.
 
  • Experience Hoi An, the ancient UNESCO town with houses since 16 century 
  • Cook Vietnamese food and leisure cycling as local through the fresh vegatables, herb gardens, rice feilds 
  • Hue, the quiet romantic city with rich Vietnam culture, also an UNESCO site, the traditional long dress and conical hats
  • Visit and understand of Vietnamese Royal Life at the last dynasty via unique tombs and forbiden citadel's stories 
Day 1: Hoi An arrive and walking tour  
Day 2: Hoi An cooking/ leisure cycling or farming fishing activities 
Day 3: Hoi An - 3 hours drive to Hue - Vegetarian lunch and meditation practice, Dinner at garden house (Optional Royal meal)
Day 4: Hue Royal tombs visit - depart for next destinations (overnight train, domestic flights, open bus..)   

 
Southern charm 5 days Saigon - Mekong

Southern charm 5 days Saigon - Mekong

Private Daily departure  

Cruise Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong delta to Phnom Penh

Cruise Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong delta to Phnom Penh

Duration: 4 days Private/ tailor-made Departure dates: please check with our travel consultant

HCMC – South Vietnam cuisine experience

HCMC – South Vietnam cuisine experience

Duration: 2 - 3 days Private/ Tailor made Daily departure   

Hue – Hoi An, centre Vietnam cuisine experience

Hue – Hoi An, centre Vietnam cuisine experience

Duration: 3-4 days Private daily departure    .

 HCM – Mekong cruise 2 days/1 night

HCM – Mekong cruise 2 days/1 night

Duration: 2 days Private daily departure   

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