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Hoi An City Half Day Tour from Da Nang

(Hoi An Half Day Tour) – Hoi An is one of the oldest cities in South East Asia. During the 17th and 18th century Hoi An was a busy commercial port for the exchange of commodities between the West and the East.  Hoi An half day tour will get you back to the 17th century exploring the local lifestyle, historical sights and enjoy delicacies of Hoi An.

Hoi an tour from Da Nang

ITINERARY FOR HOI AN DAY TOUR

7.30 AM/1.30PM: pick up at your hotel in Da Nang and transfer to our office in Hoi An

8.20 AM- 10.30 AM/ 2.20 PM- 3.30 PM: Hoi An Museum, Ancient Houses, Assembly Halls of Chinese, Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop, Japanese Covered Bridge

11.oo AM/ 5.00 PM:  back to hotel in Da Nang

Important Information: 

  • Morning: 7.30 AM- 11.00 AM
  • Afternoon: 1.30 PM – 5.00 PM.
  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Pick up/ Drop off at Da Nang hotel center
  • Tour type: group tour
  • Minimum 2 pax/per booking

Notes

  • If you want to wander around Hoi An after the tour ends, please told us in advance. Meeting point: our office in Hoi An:567 Hai Bà Trưng, Sơn Phong, Tp. Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam   Please tell us pick up time for return way to Da Nang. Lastest pick up: 8.00 PM 
  • If your hotels are located at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and Son Tra Resort & Spa, please pay an extra
  • Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based on your travel period and specific touring needs.

INCLUSION:

  • Round Transfers
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Mineral water

EXCLUSION:

  • Lunch/ Dinner
  • Entrance fee 6 USD/ 1 pax (120,000 VND/ 1 pax)
  • Beverage & other meals not specified,
  • Personal expenses & tips,
  • Travel insurance.

hue city tour

Hue City Full Day Tour

(Imperial Hue City Tour) – In comparison with other ancient capitals in South East Asia, Hue is the one that still preserves comparatively the intact appearance of a complex of the monarchic capital consisting of walls, palaces, royal tombs, ect. The Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) with 13 Emperors had it urbanized and built in systematic, philosophical and abundantly artistic ways. UNESCO acknowledged the Complex of Monuments of Hue to be the World Cultural Heritage in 1993. That is the first monument complex in Vietnam having the honor to be ranked among the most precious cultural heritages on earth. Go around with us, you can enjoy court dances, listen to Hue classical music on a boat-ride, take part in traditional festivals and come into contact with some customs and habits of the Hue courteous, mild and quiet people.

HIGHLIGHTS for Imperial Hue City Tour

  • Visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach
  • Hue Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and Tomb of Tu Duc

Tour Detail

  • 08:00 AM: Pick up at hotel, transfer to Hue city
  • 08:15~08:30 AM: visit Hai Van pass
  • 08:50~09:00 AM: visit Lang Co beach
  • 11:30 AM: arrive at Hue city, have lunch
  • 12:30 PM: visit Hue citadel, Thien Mu pagoda and Tomb of Tu Duc
  • 06:00 PM: Back to Da Nang 

INCLUSION:

  • Transportation by private car, pick up/drop off at your hotel
  • Entrance fees for visits mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Lunch at restaurant
  • Drink water

EXCLUSION:

  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses & tips

Hoi An Eco-cooking Class

Hoi An city and Basket Boat full day tour from Da Nang

Tired of the busy city of Da Nang modern city, you want to come to visit something new and unique. Let’s do Hoi An full day tour from Danang. It includes riding around Cam Thanh coconut village and exploring the local lifestyle, historical sights and enjoy delicacies of Hoi An.

Our guide will welcome you at your hotel in Da Nang and transfer to Canh Thanh Coconut village for your tour. Coming Cam Thanh village, you will have a chance to learn some traditional fishing techniques and how to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war.

Coconut Basket Boats Tour Hoi An

Here, you will be enthusiastically welcomed by the local people, they will lead you to visit the creeks in the water coconut woods by basket boats, you will be instructed to fish crabs and you will see the performances of rowing basket boats by the local rowers.

In the afternoon, we head out for Hoi an city tour. Hoi an ancient town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site, we start our walking tour to explore the ancient city of Hoi An highlights with Phuc Kien Communal House, Tan Ky ancient commercial house, Japanese Covered Bridge. 

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Important Information: 

  • Departure time: 7.30 AM
  • End time: 4.00 PM
  • Tour type: Group tour
  • Transportation: van, bicycle, basket boat and walking
  • Bring:  hats, sunblock, and sunglasses
  • Pick up and drop off: your hotel in Da Nang center

Notes

  • If you want to wander around Hoi An after the tour ends, please told us in advance. Meeting point: our office in Hoi An: 567 Hai Ba Trung St, Hoi An. Please tell us pick up time for return way to Da Nang. Lastest pick up: 9.00 PM
  • If your hotels are located at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and Son Tra Resort & Spa, please pay an extra fee.

Tour detail

  • 7.30 AM: Pick up at your hotel in Da Nang and transfer to our office in Hoi An
  • 8.30 AM: Join Basket Boat Tour
  • Riding the water buffalo with a farmer on the field.
  • Visit bamboo handicraft groundwork
  • Learn to paddle bamboo basket boats from the local people. Watch bamboo basket boat performance, crab catching, boat racing
  • Go back to have a snack and refreshment at the local people’s home
  • 11.00 AM: Relax and transfer to Hoi an old town (by bikes)
  • Free to explore Hoi An by your own (Free 2 hours to relax)
  • 1.45 PM: Start for Hoi An city tour . Pls come to our office: 567 Hai Ba Trung st, Son Phong, Hoian, Quang Nam
  • 2.00 PM: Visit Phuc Kien Communal House, Tan Ky ancient commercial house, Japanese Covered Bridge
  • 4.30 PM: Tour end, transfer back to Da Nang hotel by van
  • 5.00 PM: Arrive hotel in Da Nang

Includes

  • Pick up and drop off from Da Nang hotels
  • Local English –speaking tour guide
  • Transporation: bicycle and van
  • Water, Bamboo basket boats and life jackets
  • Light Lunch
  • Cam Thanh entrance fee 30,000 VND/ 1 pax

Excludes: Hoi An Entrance fee 6 USD/ 1 pax (120,000 VND/ 1 pax),  Tips

 

Fresh spring roll

Cooking Class with Farm Trip and Herbal Massage

Cooking Class with Farm Trip and Herbal Massage– Hoi An is a hub for cooking classes  – and just like Cao Lau stalls, there are plenty to choose from. It simply depends on your preference. If you are looking for a cooking class with a cycling trip to herb garden in a rural setting,  a hand on cooking class and herbal massage. Congratulation! You ‘ve come to the right place. Cooking Class with Farm Trip and Herbal Massage cannot be missed when you arrive Hoi An.  Just spend half day tour with our family, you will get a taste of Hoi An’s countryside and cuisine and for a wonderful relaxing time. Cooking class+ herbal massage and farm tour (3 in 1) is your best choice for a half day trip.

Highlights of Hoi An cooking class and herbal massage

  • 3 in 1: Cooking class+ herbal massage and farm tour
  • Visit Hoi An market and choose ingredients for cooking lunch
  • Herbal foot massage with medical herbs from organic garden
  • Practice and experience how our farm works
  • Bike trip to Tra Que vegetable village

What to expect for Hoi An cooking class and herbal massage

– Visit Hoi An’s colorful market to explore the atmosphere of local life in the morning,  choose ingredients for cooking lunch and get some tips for bargaining

– Learn to cook some delicious traditional food of Hoi An is a must do activity in the city and take a new cooking style back home with the receipt.

– Collected from many kinds of medicinal herbs from the garden and with the clever hand of our women. We will make sure you have a wonderful relaxing time.

– Visit vegetable farm, you will have chance to interact with real local farmers by experiencing knowledge concerning gardening and practices on farms

Tra Que Village Tour

 

Important Information of Hoi An cooking class and herbal massage

  • Departure time: 8.30 AM
  • End time: 1.30 PM
  • 4 main dishes: Fresh spring rolls, rice pancake, Grilled fish with turmeric, Grilled chicken with lemon leaves / Caramelized tofu with mushrooms in a clay pot)
  • Free pick up in Hoi an center only.

If you stay in Da Nang, please pay an extra fee for transfer service :

  • 1- 4 pax: 12 USD/ 4 seat car/ 1 way
  • 5-6 pax: 15 USD/ 7 seat car/ 1 way
  • 7- 14 pax: 20 USD/ 16 seat car/ 1 way
  • Da Nang to Hoi an: 30 km (30- 40 minutes)

TOUR PRICE: $35/pax

TOUR INCLUSION:  Local guide, Tra Que entrance fee, bicycle hire, farm tour, cooking class, lunch and foot massage 20 minutes, pick up in Hoi An center

 

 

Hoi an tour from Da Nang

My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An city Full Day Tour from Da Nang

(Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary Day Tour) – This full-day trip features a walking tour of Hoi An Town and My Son sanctuary. Hoi An is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. And the temples of My Son Sanctuary is situated in the valley 2km wide, where each of the organizations offering international monarch Champa. My Son Sanctuary is considered one of the central temples of Hinduism in Southeast Asia and is the only legacy of this category in Vietnam.

Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary Day Tour, japanese covered bridge

My Son tour from Da Nang

Photo by  birgittschott

ITINERARY for Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary Day Tour

7.00 AM: Pick up from your hotel in Da Nang

7.45 AM: Transfer to Hoi An and meet our tour guide at our office. Depart for My Son Tour

10.00 AM: Explore My Son Sanctuary

12.oo noon: tour end. Transfer back to Hoi An

1.00 PM: Arrive Hoi an, free time

2.00 PM: Meet our guide at our office and depart for Hoi an city tour

4.30 PM: Tour ends. Transfer back to Da Nang

Hoi an tour from Da Nang

Photo by awaycay

Important Information 

  • Morning: 7.00 AM
  • End time: 4.30 PM
  • Tour type: Group tour
  • Pick up/ Drop off at Da Nang hotel center
  • Minimum 2 pax
  • Exclude entrance fees
  • Child policy: Free for kids < 5 years old. 6- 10 years old: 50% OFF.
  • If your hotels are located at InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and Son Tra Resort & Spa, please pay an extra fee

INCLUSION:

  • Transportation from Da Nang- My Son- Hoi an- Da Nang
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Mineral water

EXCLUSION:

  • Lunch
  • All entrance fee: 13 USD/ 1 pax  (including: Hoi An Entrance fee 120,000 VND/ 1 pax and My Son Sanctuary: 150,000 VND/ 1 pax (7 USD))
  • Beverage & other meals not specified
  • Personal expenses & tips

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How To Get to Bana Hill

How to get to Ba Na Hills– Ba Ba hill is also known as “Sapa of Central Vietnam,” is a must- visit tourist destination in Danang with heavenly sceneries. Locating high on top of a mountain, Ba Na Hills has not only cool weather but also splendid architectures such as Fantasy Park, French village and especially the Cable Car system which holds the world record for the longest non-stop single track cable car. Most especially, coming to Ba Na Hills, you will have a chance to experience four climate features of four seasons of a year within a day here.

Ba Na Hill 1 Day Tour, Da Nang, Vietnam, danang tour

Get to Ba Na Hills from Da Nang 

There are different ways to get to Ba Na Hills from Danang city center: by motorbike, by taxi, bus or rented car. However, Danangcooking.com can offer you some useful and appropriate recommendations for the best transportation basing on your traveling style to Ba Na Hills.

How to get to Bana Hill –  By motorbikes

Travel with friends, enjoy excitement of adventure: should go by motorbike. Getting to Ba Na Hills by motorbike will bring you a wonderful experience as you can freely enjoy the magnificent sceneries, stunning road views and easily stop aside the road anytime you like on the way to take unique photos ever.

The rental fee for each motorbike is from 100,000 to 150,000 VND per day depending on the type of the motorbike or scooter (from 8 a.m to 9 p.m). Don’t forget to check the amount of gasoline first then fill “your metal horse” up with petrol before getting started. So you should ask the owner about the nearest gas petrol station. 

Get to Ba Na Hills by motorbikes 

When you come to the entrance of Ba Na Hills, take your motorbike to the parking station then buy a cable car ticket to get to the Ba Na mount.

get to ba na hill by motorbike

Photo by  Adam Brill

Note: Don’t take a risk if you don’t drive motorbike frequently because the roads up on the hill are quite sloping. 

It takes you about 40 kilometers to get to Ba Na Hills from Da Nang city center to the Southwest. We offer you 3 different routes to choose for your journey. Nonetheless, many people usually use these two routes: Main road 602 (39.8 km long) and Ba Na- Suoi Mo road (37.3 km long).

Where to rent a motorbike in Da Nang

These are the two motorbike rental companies that bring pleasant to most tourists:

-Danang motorcycle rental service- Binh Minh Company

Address: 36 Ta My Duat Street (turning to Phan Boi Street from Pham Van Dong Street).

Phone contact: 098 686 29 86 – 0938 006 843 (Mr. Khoa)

Rental fee is from 80,000 vnd to 120,000 vnd per day depending on different types of motorcycle such as Jupiter, Sirius, Wave RSX, Wave S, Attila Victoria, Atila Elizabeth, Nouvo LX, Honda AirBlade.

These motorbikes can be brought to your place at Danang international terminal, train station or hotel in working hour from 6 am to 23 pm.

-The Native Company- Tourism agency:

Phone contact: 0935 139 979 ( Ms. Vân)

Address: K77/08 Tran Khanh Du, Ngu Hanh Son District.

Rental fee: 80,000 vnd per day (24 hours of using)

There are many different types of motorcycles available for you to choose. The company staff will also bring the motorbikes that you want directly to your place. Useful traveling itineraries, detailed lists of local tourist destinations, good local restaurants and food stalls in Danang will be also willingly recommended and offered for free.

get to bana hill

Photo by yan_he0

2. How to get to Bana Hill-  by Bus

Open bus ticket price to get to Ba Na Hills

2 ways: 10 USD/ 1 pax 

Include: pick up from hotel center.

Departing time is from 8:30 am and returning time is 14: 30  in the afternoon. You will be carried back to the city center on returning way.

Duration is from 70 to 80 minutes.

Please email to danangcooking@gmail.com or Whatsapp: +84 976 128 977 to book a bus from Da Nang hotels to Ba Na hill

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3.How to get to Bana Hill- By Taxi

Travel with family including children, old people: Taxi is the best choice

In this case, to get to Ba Na Hills, you should rent a taxi for the whole day (8 hours in total) for both catching you at your place and dropping you off in the afternoon. The price is about 800,000 vnd. It will be more expensive if you rent a taxi with 7 seats. If you are foreign tourists, it may be more difficult to communicate with a taxi driver. When you arrive at Ba Na Hills entrance, you can either parking your taxi or telling the driver your returning time for him/her to know. Now you can get yourself a cable car to go uphill.

*Some most popular taxi numbers:

-Mai Linh taxi:023.3.56.56.56

-Tien Sa taxi: 023.3.79.79.79

-Song Han taxi:023.3.72.72.72

-Vinasun taxi: 023.3. 68.68.68

4. How to get to Bana Hill- private car transfer

If you want to be more flexible about time management as well as choosing your preferred route to get to Ba Na Hills, you can use Da Nang Private car transfer service.  The price above already includes wage for a driver, gasoline, parking fee and road traveling fee, passenger insurance.


Families with children usually use this service for transportation to Ba Na Hills thanks to its flexibility to kids.

Advantages:

+Be suitable for group and family travel.

+Flexible time management

Group 1- 4 pax: 38 USD/ 4 seat car

Group 5 – 6 pax : 42 USD/ 7 seat car

Group 7- 13 pax: 55 USD/ 16 seat car

Please email to danangcooking@gmail.com or Whatsapp: +84 976 128 977 to book a private car from Da Nang hotels to Ba Na hill

Passengers are picked at hotels (or airport) and taken back after the journey.

Duration: from 7:30 am to 18:00 pm (extra pay will be included if you rent a car over 18:00 pm). Extra charge: 10 USD/ 1 hour.

5. Ba Na Hills Entrance fee

Cable car tickets are sold in ticket selling sites on the bottom of the mountain. However, on weekends or during high tourism season, you have to line up for a very long time to buy tickets to Ba Na Hills. What is more,it will be more tiring to groups with children waiting for buying tickets.

Where to buy Ba Na Hill Ticket

Add: 93 Nguyen Van Linh St, Da Nang 

Or through tourism companies or hotels that you stay in.

Price of Ba Na Hill entrance fee

  • Adults and children over 1.3 m tall: 650,000 vnd OR 32.5 USD (inclusive of mountain climbing train and Debay wine cellar, not Wax Statue Museum).
  • Children below 1.3m: 550,000 VND or 25 USD.
  • Children below 1m: Free 

The prices  include:

  • Entrance ticket to Ba Na Hills
  • More than 100 games in Fantasy Park for free

Excludes: 

  • Wax Statue Museum: 100,000 vnd.
  • Mountain climbing train is 70,000 vnd.

You should book a full day tour to Ba Na hill to avoid tiredly queuing for tickets too long, especially in holidays, festive occasions or high tourism season in May, June and July.

6. Full day tour to Ba Na Hills with buffet

You can book a day trip tour to Ba Na Hills Da Nang Cooking Class. The staffs there will arrange for picking you at Danang city center or at your hotels as your request.

Price: 45 USD/ 1 pax.

The price is inclusive of picking and returning hotel transfer in Danang city center, cable car ticket and lunch buffet at a restaurant in Ba Na Hills. 

If you go with a group of 1 to 4 people or more, joining a tour to Ba Na Hills with other tourists will save you a great deal of time because you do not have to queue too long for cable car tickets and moreover easily to discover spots in Ba Na Hills with an economical fee.

You can also read more of 1 day trip to Ba Na Hills with budget price in detail in Danang Cooking site.

What to explore at Ba Na Hill

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If you are traveling with kids, check this out What to do with kids in Da Nang

Are you a coffee lover, try these Top must visit cafes in Da Nang

Here is top 26 Food to eat in Da Nang. 

 

Coconut Basket Boats Tour Hoi An

Coconut Basket Boats Tour Hoi An

Cam Thanh village is a relic of the film revolutionary base during the war between US army and Hoi An people. Coming Cam Thanh village, you will have a chance to learn some traditional fishing techniques and how to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war.

Here, you will be enthusiastically welcomed by the local people, they will lead you to visit the creeks in the water coconut woods by basket boats, you will be instructed to fish crabs and you will see the performances of rowing basket boats by the local rowers.

Tour detail:

  • Tour guides pick visitors up at our office in Hoi An
  • Take visitors to a village by bicycle or motorbike
  • Riding the water buffalo with a farmer on the field.
  • Visit bamboo handicraft groundwork.
  • Explore the water coconut forest on VIET bamboo basket boats
  • Learn to paddle bamboo basket boats from the local people.
  • Watch bamboo basket boat performance, crab catching, boat racing
  • Go back to have a snack and refreshment at the local people’s home
  • Take visitors back to the hotel by bike and say goodbye
 
Important Information 
  • Departure Time: 8.30 AM/ 1.30 PM
  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Meeting point: 567 Hai Ba Trung st, Son Phong, Hoian, Quang Nam
  • Tour type: Join Tour
  • Transportation: bicycle, basket boat
 
 
 
Include: 
– Local English –speaking tour guides
– A bottle of water and cold tissue for each visitor
– Bamboo basket boats and life jackets
– A snack at the locality
– A lot of opportunities to take pictures
 
If you stay in Da Nang, please pay extra fee for transfer service :
  • 1- 4 pax: 12 USD/ 4 seat car/ 1 way
  • 5-6 pax: 15 USD/ 7 seat car/ 1 way
  • 7- 14 pax: 20 USD/ 16 seat car/ 1 way
  • Da Nang to Hoi an: 30 km (30- 40 minutes)
 Notes:  
 – Activities should be co–ordinated by local guides
 – Booking tour 12 hours in advance.
 – Children from 4 to 11 years old reduced 50% ( Free for children under 4 years old )

xich lo tour da nang

Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour

Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour – You may take the Da Nang city Rickshaw tour or Xich lo tour and experience local life from the 3 wheels riding around Da Nang city. Rickshaw tour to Da Nang city will take you to main roads of Da Nang city for 30 minutes. You will have time to admire the local activities taking place in the streets where you go through.  There are many surprises that you have not heard or seen before. It is the opportunities to capture the truest pictures of Da Nang and its people. Then we will see Marble Mountain, Son Tra peninsula, Han Market by private van.

.xich lo tour da nang

Highlight of  Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour

  • Relaxing rickshaw (xich lo) trip 30 minutes 
  • Climb the stone steps carved into Marble Mountain to discover caves, grottoes and a Buddhist Pagoda. You can take the elevator
  • Marvel at the panoramic view from the top of the mountain
  • Visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village to watch skilled sculptors create marble products
  • Travel uphill through Son Tra Peninsula and reach the tip, where the 70-feet tall Lady Buddha statue is located
  • Enjoy the stunning views of Da Nang city and its long coastline
  • Explore Asia market: Han market
  • Enjoy Vietnamese coffee

 

Son Tra Peninsula

Photo by Le Ngoc

Tour detail of Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour

  • Pick-up from the Hotel Da Nang City/ Tien Sa Port/ Hoi An city (extra charge apply)
  • Take a trip to Da Nang center by xich lo (rickshaw/ Cyclo): 30 minutes 
  • Visit Marble Mountain: You will explore some pagodas and caves here and get the best souvenirs for your friends and family (2.5-3 hours)
  • Transfer to Son Tra peninsula to visit Linh Ung Pagoda and admire the Buddha Statute which is the highest statue in Vietnam of 62 meters
  • Take a rest and try Vietnamese coffee
  • Discover Han Market where offers you a chance to explore the local foods that make up Da Nang people’s daily meals and local lives.
  • Transfer back your hotel in Da Nang/ Tien Sa port/ Hoi An. End the tour

Important information of Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour

  • Departure: Daily
  • Departure Time: 8.00 am/ 2 pm.
  • Return Time: 1.00 pm / 7 pm
  • Pick-up/drop-off location: Your hotel in Da Nang
  • What to bring: wear some good shoes (non-slippery); Light, soft clothes; Hat/Cap if sunny weather
  • This is a private tour. Your Time is very Flexible.
  • We can pick up Tien Sa Port/ Hoi An city for an extra charge

Price of Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour

Da nang city tour

Inclusions of Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour :

Rickshaw trip ( 30 minutes); English speaking guide, Air-conditioned Transport, Entrance fees at all tourist sites, Cold water, Coffee break, Wet Tissues

Exclusions of Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour :

Lunch, Drinks, Tips for guides and drivers, Travel Insurance, any costs not included above, VAT

Da Nang City Rickshaw Tour will be an exciting experience on your trip, taken everywhere lightly and slowly. Not only that, the travel by Cyclo Tour also brings a very special meaning is to preserve the old culture

Marble Mountain Da Nang

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Hoi An city and Countryside bike full day tour from Da Nang

Tired of the busy city of Da Nang modern city, you want to come to visit something new and unique. Let’s do Hoi An full day tour from Danang. It includes riding around Cam Kim Island and exploring the local lifestyle, historical sights and enjoy delicacies of Hoi An.

Our guide will welcome you at your hotel in Da Nang and transfer to Hoi An ferry station for your tour. In the morning, you will cycle around Hoi An countryside for enjoying stunning views of beautiful rice paddies, cute water buffalo, and friendly local people. This island is almost free of tourist and full of a chance for local culture explore. You will learn how to make rice noodle, sleeping mat…Have lunch at a local family.

cam kim island

In the afternoon, we head out for Hoi an city tour. Hoi an ancient town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century, its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site, we start our walking tour to explore the ancient city of Hoi An highlights with Phuc Kien Communal House, Tan Ky ancient commercial house, Japanese Covered Bridge, and Phung Hung Ancient Trading House.

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Information:

  • Time: 8:00 AM- 4:00 PM
  • Transportation: Private car, cycling and walking
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Group size: 10 people maximum
  • Weather condition: Tour takes place rain or shine

Highlights:

  • Visit Cam Kim Island
  • Cycle around the village to see rice paddies, vegetable farm, water buffaloes
  • Learn and try how to make rice paper with the local family
  • Learn how to weave sleeping mate and riding basket boat
  • Special herbal wine tasting
  • Explore Hoi an old town

hoi an city tour

Inclusion:

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Da Nang center
  • Ferry fee, bicycle, donation for the local house, water
  • Lunch at local house
  • Hoi an entrance fee 120,000 VND/ 1 pax

Exclusion:

  • Tips
  • Personal Fee

Hoi an countryside

 

 

 

Marble Mountain Da Nang

Things To Note When You Visiting Marble Mountain Da Nang

Danang is where you are offered with affordable service, best foods and grand view of mountains. That’s why there are thousands of visitors coming to Marble Mountain every year. If you are wondering things to note when visiting Marble Moutain, then just read this article and find out your way.

At the first glance, you may see several shops selling marble stones at the foot of the mountain, there are many kinds of stone carvings and fine art to choose from but you don’t need to buy them as a long journey is waiting for you ahead. You can choose some favorite carvings and come back to buy later when the visit ends.

marble

Photo by tomasmarks

The entrance ticket only costs 15,000 vnd (less than 1 USD), you can take the lift up to the mountain or walk the whole way if you want to get some exercises. The lift costs 15,000VND each way and 30.000 vnd for roundtrip. If you go in the evening, you may walk down because the lift stops working when it gets dark.

For those who are in good health and enjoy hiking, you can climb up to the top of the mountain. To reach Linh Ung Pagoda, you need to pass 108 stairs at the eastern way or 156 stairs at the western gate if you want to get to Tam Thai Pagoda.

Spectacular sightseeing in Marble Mountain

The highlights are amazing caves and pagodas, some ancient carvings and monuments.

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Photo by Yan Cazaban

Tam Thai Pagoda is located on a relatively flat surface, the temple has 3 main gates and the most important gate is used by only the monks, the left gate is for men and the right one is for. The temple possesses ancient architecture and has undergone many restorations due to natural disasters and wars.

chua non nuoc

Photo by Nguyen Thanh Khiem

Besides, Linh Ung Pagoda in Marble Mountain is the largest and most-visited temple in the top of Thuy Son Mountain. There is a 10 meter high Buddha Shakyamuni set solemnly in the center, Kshitigarha and Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara are set at the two sides. Whether you are a Buddhist or not, a visit to burn incense and pray at this very sacred Linh Ung Pagoda will not disappoint you.

Huyen Khong Cave is the largest cave in Marble Mountain Da Nang, also is gifted with the most beautiful landscape. Make sure to visit the underground cave named Am Phu Cave that depicts the Buddhist hell. Hell Cave is so mysterious that you may have to go with other people. The remaining caves have charming and hidden beauty that awaits you to explore by yourself.

Huyen Khong Cave1

Photo by Petr Melnikov

The view from the top of Thuy Son Mountain is worth your effort. Standing at the peak of Thuy Son, you can have a spectacular view to the beach and the whole city of Danang. This is indeed a rare beauty that may not be found anywhere else. Take a notice of bringing your camera to capture memorable moments in Marble Mountain! After the trip, you should buy some stone carvings as souvenirs and find some places to eat.
Small notes while climbing up Marble Mountain

You should carry a flashlight or phone with you, especially in the evening. Marble Mountain Danang comprises of several sacred temples so it’s advisable to pay attention to wear discreet clothes. Bring your own drinks or snacks! Make sure you don’t litter and keep the environment clean. It requires some climbing inside the cave so it may not be suitable for the elderly.

Best time to visit Marble Mountain

Marble Mountain offers beautiful landscapes all year round. You and your family will have more fun in summer thanks to the nearby beaches.

It is ideal to start your journey to Marble Mountain in the morning as it may take 4 hours to explore all the caves and pagodas here. If you come in late afternoon, you can also have a chance to admire the whole city of Danang at night.
Some good restaurants near Marble Mountain:

1. Dung Quang noodle

Address: K43 Ngu Hanh Son Street, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
This restaurant offers local specialty – Quang noodle and other dishes such as fish noodle, beef noodle with pretty cheap prices 15,000 – 20,000 / bowl.

2. A Ty Seafood

Address: 2 Truong Sa Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City.
Phone number: 0905 411 454
A big menu is welcoming you with a variety of snails, octopus, stingrays, lobsters, crabs, … which are made in different ways. You are able to go around, have a look and pick up what you want to have for dinner. This restaurant is also well-known for its good service and food quality.

3. Hung Quan – Grill dishes:

  • Address: 72 Duan Uan, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City
  • Phone number: 0906 469 268

The restaurant provides mouthwatering dishes with various menus. In addition to the barbecue specialties, you can find hot pot, steamed, fried seafood which are beautifully decorated and well-cooked.

Don’t miss these notes when visiting Marble Moutain, your trip will be fulfilled of happy, safe and brighten moments. We are looking for your stories about it!

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