Lying 18 km offshore from Hoi An, the Cham Islands (known locally as Cu Lao Cham) which consist of 8 islets feature beautiful seascapes and landscapes. During the 1960s, Cu Lao Cham was known as “Paradise Island”. Only 1 + 1/4 hour by a junk and 30 minutes by speedboat from Hoi An Town (Cua Dai Quay), it is perfect for a day trip with snorkeling or a dive on some beautiful corals, a delicious seafood lunch on the island, or a walk along the “eco-tour” trail.
Hoi An ancient town in the XV-XVII century was not only the crowded port in the central Viet Nam but also the mixture of many cultures all over the world. Hoi An Ancient Town was recognized as World Cultural Heritages by UNESCO in 1999
Marble Mountains considered as “Landscape of the South sky” is not only the cultural, spiritual symbol in every Da Nang citizens’ mind but also an attractive destination of the Central Tourism on the Heritage Road.
25 km to the southwest of Da Nang at an altitude of 1,487m, is Ba Na Hills -“A temperature hideout in the tropical forest”. Its climate is cool all year round, so visitors may experience four seasons within a single day.
Vehicles : Car (Daily tour)
Tour code : 08MT – OTC
DAY1: DA NANG – MARBLE MOUNTAINS- HOI AN (L,D)
Morning: Vehicle and tour-guide of Viet Orient TravelCenter pick you up at your departure to Marble Mountains which are considered as “ Landscape of the South Sky” to visit Linh Ung Pagoda, Ba Tho Cave, Hades Cave, Huyen Khong Cave and a village of marble sculptural artists that is over 300 years old. On the way, you can see the beauty of Da Nang beaches voted as “One of the world’s most luxurious beaches” by Forbes.
Have lunch at a restaurant in Hoi An.
Afternoon: Visit Hoi An ancient town as one of the World’s Cultural Heritages was recognized by UNESCO in 1999: Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall, Phung Hung Old House, Japanese- Covered Bridge, Handicraft Village.
Have dinner. Free take a walk around Hoi An by night.
DAY 2: HOI AN – CUA DAI BEACH – CHAM ISLANDS (B, L, D)
From the hotel, go to Cua Dai – Hoi An by car. From the harbor, depart to Cu Lao Cham by high speech ship. Visit sea reserve, Dry Lock, Bai Lang residential area, Hai Tang Pagoda. Go shopping at Tan Hiep market.
Have lunch (seafood) and take a rest.
Visit ecotourism area at Bai Chong. Join games in the sea and swim under water to look coral reef.
Leave Cu Lao Cham and turn back Da Nang.
Check in hotel. Have dinner and take a rest.
DAY 03 : DA NANG – SON TRA PENINSULA (B, L, D)
From the hotel, vehicles and tour guide will pick you to Son Tra Peninsular. You will go over Thuan Phuoc bridge_ the longest chain-bridge of Viet Nam (1,850m) to Son Tra Peninsula called “A jungle in the young city”. On the way, you will see the 29th Radar Station, known locally as “Indochina gold eyes”. Stopping at the DRT Broadcast station, you will have the overview of Da Nang from the mountain. You also visit Linh Ung Pagoda and the 65 meters high Bodhisattva Statue. Have lunch at restaurant.
Afternoon: Go to beaches for swimming or sunbathe.
Have dinner with the local specialty – “Banh trang cuon thit heo” (dry pancake roll with pork).
Visit Da Nang by night.
DAY 04 : DA NANG – BA NA HILLS– DA NANG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT/ TRAIN STATION (B,L)
Morning: Vehicles and the tour guide will pick you up to Ba Na Hills – “A temperature hideout in the tropical forest”, “Sa Pa or Da Lat of Da Nang ”.
You will be enjoyable when traveling in Ba Na cable cars, which hold two Guinness World Records: the world’s longest single cable car system (5,042.62m long) and the world highest gap between its departure and arrival station (1,291.81 m high)
You also visit Vong Nguyet Hill (Enjoy moonlight Hill), old stables of the French, Le Nim villa and Ba Na by night: the ancient wine cellar of France, Lam Thuy villa, Linh Ung Pagoda with 24m high white seated Buddha statue visible for miles around.
Turn back to Da Nang and leave you at Da Nang airport/train station.
End of the program!