Central Vietnam is one of the three regions of Vietnam (Northern Vietnam, Central Vietnam, Southern Vietnam). Highlands are often included in the Central. Sometimes the Central and the Highlands are collectively referred to as Central-Highlands.
This region is divided into three main subregions: North Central Coast, South Central and Central Highlands
This region is divided into tree main subregions:
* North Central includes six provinces: Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien Hue
* South Central Coast includes eight provinces, in order from the north to the south:Da Nang, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan
* Central Highlands includes five provinces: Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dac Lac, Dac Nong and Lam Dong
Let’s us organize the tour itineraries you can enjoy your time, while having the freedom to see the sights and meet the locals. There are plenty of opportunities to you learn about its landscape, culture and Vietnam people.
(Prices are quoted in US Dollar/ per person/ Day)
* $135 for one person for a day
* $115 for one person for a day ( for group more than 5 people )
|DEPARTURE LOCATION||Ha Noi City, Viet Nam.|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Departure at 8:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, jacket, and sunscreen.|
Hanoi – Phu Yen.
After breakfast at your hotel, 8.00 AM, you will be transferred by car and start your first-day ride to Phu Yen. After 40’ ride on the easy highway, we will cross the Red River by taking a ferry boat, right after the river, we drive up on the North-western mountain range until Phu Yen, seeing the nice landscape and meeting friendly peoples. Lunch in a local restaurant arrives in Phu Yen by 16.00PM, check in hotel Hong Long, dinner in town.
Phu Yen - Mai Chau.
We driver on a good paved road along a beautiful stream before descending to the banks of the Da River and a ferry crossing. After crossing, we have 50 kilometers of the route that take us up on the beautiful mountain ranges until the highland town of Moc Chau. Much of the area is inhabited by Kinh and both Black and White Thai peoples, all offering the impressive views over the area on a clear day. After lunch in a local place, we join the route No6 that drive us straight to Mai Chau. dinner with the family, traditional music performance.
Mai Chau – Tan Ky.
Today we drive on a small, spectacular and paved trail along the Ma river until Ngoc Lac town where we stop for lunch. Hit the Ho Chi Minh trail (now a newly built highway) all the way to Tan Ky town where we spend the night at a hotel.
Tan Ky - Phong Nha.
This morning we are driver on Ho Chi Minh Trail until Pho Chau where we stop to visit the HCM Trail victory monument which is, in fact, the real starting point of our HCM Trail driver. Driver all the way to Phong Nha – Ke Bang, the biggest and also the most beautiful cave in Vietnam and Indochina and is now a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. The karst formation of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has evolved since the Paleozoic (some 400 million years ago) and so is the oldest major karst area in Asia. Subject to massive tectonic changes, the park’s karst landscape is extremely complex with many geographic features of considerable significance. The vast area, extending to the border of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, contains spectacular formations including 65 km of caves and underground rivers. Lunch on the route, dinner, and overnight in Phong Nha.
Phong Nha - Khe Sanh.
We strike south through foothills which were once sprayed heavily by Agent Orange towards the former DMZ. There is still much evidence of bombing on the mountain sides and from time to time we will see remnants of the original Trail. We take in the famous Western Ho Chi Minh Trail until Khe Sanh (former US Marine base). Dinner and overnight at hotel in Khe Sanh.