Vietnam tours for Festival Hue 2008
Vietnam tours for Festival Hue, festival Hue 2008, a special art, culture, and tourism festival, will be held next month in the ancient city of Hue in the central region. The festival will take place from June 3 to 11. Some events will be open for free admission, and some will be limited to ticket holders.
Ho Chi Minh City-based Ben Thanh Tourist has launched three new tours to take tourists to attractions in the city as well as to the festival.
The three-day and two-night tour will consist of half of the first day spent visiting attractions such as the Thien Mu pagoda, the Royal Palace of the Nguyen dynasty and the Dong Ba market in Hue.
In the afternoon the tour will return to the Royal Palace for presentations which change daily, for example modern and traditional dance performances, Jazz or Rock music, Russian art, South Korean traditional dance, the American band Kimotion, a Canadian circus or a fashion show.
On the second day the tour will spend the morning enjoying street performances such as stilt walkers, street theatre such as a re-enactment of the coronation of Quang Trung King, and various competitions. During the afternoon the tour will visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tombs.
During the evenings more shows will take place at An Dinh Palace, such as the South Korean mask dance, Thang Long music and dance. South Korean installation art, CoCo York and music by the Blue bands.
On the third day there will be time to visit the Festival Hue before leaving Hue to return to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam.
The tour cost from VND3.935mil to VND4.057mil per guests of ten, depending on the hotel standards.
For travelers who do not want to spend the whole time in Hue, there is a four-day and three-night tour to Hue, Danang and Hoi An. Ben Thanh Tourist will arrange the same program as outlined in the two first days of the above-mentioned tour. The last two days will be spent visiting attractions and beaches in Danang City and the ancient town of Hoi An Vietnam.
The tour costs VND4.47mil to VND4.621mil per tourist depending on the hotel.
Finally, on the four-day and three-night tour to Hue and Quang Binh Province, the first two days are spent in Hue and the third day includes a visit the world heritage site Phong Nha-Ke Bang in Quang Binh Province before returning to Hue for part of the Hue Festival Hue and then back to Ho Chi Minh City.
The tour costs VND3.855mil to VND4.893mil per traveIer depending on the hotel.
All tour prices are subject to change.
(Source: SGT, URL: http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/04/780743/)