DURATION : 8 Hours and 30 Minutes
Spend a day visiting the ethnic minority village of Co Tu, enjoy fresh mountain air, and do some sightseeing on the historic Ho Chi Minh Trail. Take a break for lunch in Bho Hoong and learn about the lifestyle and traditions of the Dong Giang hill tribe.
08.30 : Your driver and guide will collect you from your hotel in Da Nang or Hoi an. After a briefing on the days activities, we will set off on our adventure into the ethnic minority region.
09.30 : After taking the countryside and laneways route out of Hoi An, we begin our ascent into the mountains. Here we stop for a local Vietnamese coffee and rest break.
10.00 : We continue our journey up the mountain, deep in Co Tu country now, stopping at points of interest along the way.
11:00 : Visit the DHROONG handicraft village, where Co Tu-style products are produced
12.00 : Next stop Bho Hoong! Arriving at the village, we have the opportunity to freshen up before meeting a local resident who will take you on a guided walk of the village, explaining the local culture and customs as we go.
13.00: After our village walk, it is time to enjoy a local lunch prepared by the village in the community house. After lunch we enjoy a traditional music performance.
14.30 : After our relaxing lunch and music performance, we again board our vehicle to begin our return trip to Hoi An.
15.30 : Descending the mountain, we arrive at the home of a local Co Tu family. They welcome us into their home to enjoy a cup of tea or for the more adventurous and nip of local Co Tu wine. The home houses Co Tu woodcarvings and other items of cultural significance and we are free to enjoy them.
16.30 : We return to our vehicle and continue our journey to Hoi An. Taking a different route, we enjoy the coast and stop at Marble Mountains to explore this significant Buddhist site, before coming back to your hotel.
17.00 : Arrive back to your hotel in Hoi An or Da nang
- Private Car & Driver
- Professional English speakingTourGuide
- Lunch at community house of Cotu small ethnic group
- Entrance tickets
- Traditional Music Performance of Cotu people