If you plan to make Vietnam tours, Hue, Danang and Hoian are the must-visit destinations. There are limitless things to do on your journey here. Therefore, you should have a detailed plan to enjoy the best experience in these three ideal destinations.
Is one day enough to explore Hue?
Before starting your Hue journey, you need something for your breakfast. Of course, when visiting Hue, the most famous and delicious speciality tourists should try is Hue-style beef vermicelli soup.
Hue-style beef vermicelli soup is a must-try dish in Hue. Source: Cooky.vn
Then, you should visit the Imperial City of Hue. The Imperial city was built in the 19th century and was listed in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites. It is so huge and maybe you can not visit all the Imperial city. There are some popular sites you really should stop over: Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Dai Trieu Nghi yard and Tinh Tam lake.
Thien Mu pagoda is also a must-visit destination because it is the symbol of Hue. The pagoda was built in 1601 near the Huong river. Besides enjoying the stunning views in this pagoda, many people come to pray for a peaceful life.
Take a short rest and start your food tours in the afternoon in Hue. Hue has many wonderful dishes, such as baby clam rice (com hen), the sweet soup made from corn and tapioca rice pudding,... At night, tourists should enjoy Ca Hue Vietnamese traditional folk (originated from Hue) in the Huong river or visit some walking streets such as Nguyen Dinh Chieu and Pho Tay.
Your plan for Danang
One of the best experiences in Danang is the dawn on the beach. It is the perfect time to walk along the sea and see the waves sparkling in the first sunlight. Then, you should enjoy Danang’s specialities such as Quang noodle, grilled fish rice noodle…for your breakfast before discovering Danang.
Marble Mountain represents the five elements of nature. Source: horizonunknown.com
Marble mountain is a must-visit destination in your Danang local tours. In the Marble mountain, you can realize the combination of culture and nature. This mountain, with its five rock formations, represents 5 elements of nature: Kim (metal), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire), Thuy (water) and Tho (earth).
At lunch in Danang, you should enjoy Vietnam traditional dishes. Girdle-cake rolled with pork is a must-try food in Danang. Tourists can enjoy it in some famous restaurants such as Ba Mua restaurant, Tran restaurant, Mau restaurant…
In the afternoon, tourists always spend time visiting Son Tra peninsula and Linh Ung Pagoda. Son Tra is perceived as Danang’s precious jewel as it has the mountain, forest and sea. After that, let’s enjoy Danang seafood for your dinner before experiencing the bustling nightlife there. Tourists should visit some Danang market at night, such as Han market, Hoa Khanh market, Danang Bazaar market,…to enjoy the bustling environment.
What about Hoi An?
Hoi An is claimed to have the best bread in the world. There are two most famous bakeries for you to choose for your breakfast: Phuong bakery and Madame Khanh bakery. Then, let’s explore the Old Town. Japanese Bridge, Assembly Hall of Quan Cong, Tran Ancestor Worship house and ancient houses are among the best sites you should never miss.
Next, you can have your dinner with Hoi An’s best dishes. The advice is that you should go to the Local Food Court as it has 15 vendors offering many traditional foods.
Paper lanterns on the Hoai river. Source: Ấn Tượng Hội An
Hoi An’s ancient Town becomes extremely beautiful at night. Tourists can have dinner along the Hoai river. There are many excellent foods in the vendors here: Vietnam sweet soup, vermicelli with marinated char-grilled pork, rice noodles with barbecued pork, greens and croutons, chicken rice, Quang noodles, crispy pancake,…
Tourists also can have experience putting the small paper lanterns down on the Hoai river. The locals here believe that this will bring you both luck and happiness. Remember to bring your phone to take some incredible photos in the Ancient Town. The Ancient Town at night, with the yellow light and the classical architecture, is breathtakingly beautiful.
Danang, Hoi An and Hue are the best destinations in Vietnam which attract many tourists every year. If you do not have much time, these detailed plans can help to explore these incredible destinations.