One day to visit Marble Mountain and Hoi An Ancient town from Da Nang

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If you don’t have many times in the middle of Vietnam but you still want to explore as much as possible, this tour is great choice for you. Join this tour, you will have opportunity to visit Marble Mountain and Hoi An ancient town around 6 hours. Come to Marble Mountain, it will take time to climb to the peak of mountain but it is worth as observing the city’s landscapes. It is worthier when you learn more about its cultural and spiritual values through stories of tour guide. You also can immerse to a special vibe of Hoi An ancient town, one of the dreamiest towns in Vietnam.

Description

Highlight:  

  • Discover the Marble Mountain which represents for 5 elements of the universe 
  • Admire nature’s beauty of the mountain and have a panorama view of city 
  • Visit almost highlights of Hoi An ancient town 
  • Take a look of Hoi An in nightlife with a lot of lanterns 
  • Discover Vietnamese culture and history through sights 

Brief Itinerary: 

15.30 - 16.30: Meet tour guide at your hotel in Da Nang center or the meeting point and transfer to Marble Mountain for starting the tour. 

Arrive at Marble Mountain. Spend time to discover this mountain! 

18.00: Have dinner at local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes. 

Go straight to Hoi An ancient town. Be ready to explore each corner of the town and immerse into its vintage vibe. 

20.00 - 20.15: Get the bus to come back to Da Nang. 

21.00: Finish unforgettable tour. Drop you off at your departure point. 

Itinerary: 

After meeting tour guide at your hotel in city center, you will go to the first destination, Marble Mountain of tour. 

Marble Mountain includes a few of mountains which represent for Iron Mountain (Kim), Wood Mountain (Mộc), Water Mountain (Thủy), Fire Mountain (Hỏa) and Earth Mountain (Thổ). In Asia culture, those 5 elements are base of the Universe which are created everything on the earth. There are some mountains and caves in that complex that you can explore.  

This mountain is one of the most attractions of the middle of Vietnam. You will climb more than 100 stairs to reach to the top of Thuy Son mountain, the biggest and highest mountain of Marble Mountain complex. There are 2 ways to go to the peak of mountain: the east way with 108 stairs to Linh Ung Pagoda and the west one with 156 stairs to Tam Thai Pagoda. On the way, you will visit both of 2 pagodas. if it’s hard for you to climb, you can ask tour guide to support to buy ticket for evalator system. Linh Ung Pagoda was built from Gia Long King, the 19th century. The pagoda was restored many times in the past. Kings paid attention and visited the pagoda many times. Inside pagoda, you can see 30m high Xa Loi tower with nearly 200 statues of Buhhda, Bodhisattva. With Linh Ung pagoda, Tam Thai pagoda is a must-see pagoda when you visit to Marble Mountain. Tam Thai was built earlier than Linh Ung, from 17th century. There is a largest bronze statue of Buddha in front of pagoda. All of them attracts a large number of tourists and become the symbol of Buddhism in this land.  

After 1,5 hours at the mountain, you will have dinner at local restaurant to fill up your energy for the tour.  

Then, you will transfer to the Hoi An ancient. It is about 20km from Marble Mountain. One of the most signature image that you will see in this town is yellow color walls covered ancient vibe. There are more than 1000 ancient houses, pagodas, temples and a bridge here. Although time files, the town still keep its appearance.  

You will pass by the special bridge of Hoi An. This bridge was built by Japanese. There is no exact information about when it was built. This is also a picture in 20,000 Vietnam Dong Polymer Bill Banknote. You can stroll along Hoai river and observe Hoi An’s beauty at night with a ton of lanterns.  

Get the bus to return to Da Nang city. Tour finishes. 

Include

  • Pickup and drop-off service are available in Da Nang center area only; 
  • Transportation in tour; 
  • English speaking guide; 
  • Entrance fees; 
  • Dinner; 
  • Water. 

Exclude

  • Tips, personal expense and others not included in the tour. 

Please Note

  • Pickup and drop-off service are available in Da Nang center area only; 
  • Hotel pick up time for the city tour will be varied from 15:30 – 16:30. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them; 
  • If your accommodation is located outside city, there is extra fee for roundtrip transfer at your location or you will go to the meeting point for starting the tour. Our operator will contact to you directly to inform about that; 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather and other factors; 
  • You should bring hat, sun cream and cash; 
  • If you want to stay Hoi An, please let us know; 
  • This price is not applied in holidays. 

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