Tour: Monkey Moutain – Marble Moutains – Danang Legend
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Pick up: Hoi An & Danang
Duration: 01 day
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If you have the opportunity to visit the Central Vietnam, you certainly should not miss Da Nang – our beautiful and extremely friendly city. In 2015, Danang is voted by the New York Times as one of the ideal destinations in the world, because it has one of the most attractive beaches on the planet, as well as mountains and luxury resorts. However, you will not have the feeling that you are in a famous tourist and always scared to be “pocket hacked” everytime. Besides, Danang also charms visitors with its friendly also very modern and civilized image, and never stops growing up. Let’s explore Danang with Dacotours to understand, to enjoy, to love this city more and more.
Monkey Mountain is located in Tho Quang Ward – Son Tra District, 8km from the center of the city to the northeast. Coming here, visitors can not help being amazed at the primeval forest preserving the typical values of biodiversity and cultural history. With its cool climate, Monkey Mountain has beautiful natural scenery along with abundant flora and fauna, convergence of all elements that are suitable for entertainment activities, camping, picnicking, and exploring the wildlife of the wild mountains.
Linh Ung Pagoda is considered as a Buddha land on Earth. Located on the peak in the cluster of Bai But, Linh Ung Pagoda is covered by the views of the South China Sea, Hai Van pass, and Han River, which is flowing to the sea. The most prominent feature in the architectural complex of Linh Ung Bai Pagoda is the statue of Lady Buddha, with the height of 67 meters. The main scene of the pagoda combines with this statue creates a panoramic picture, which is sacred, pure and elegant as the heaven. Danang people believe that Linh Ung Pagoda and the statue of the Lady Buddha have been protecting the city, bring peace and luck to Da Nang.
In addition to visiting the Thuy Son mountain, you can also see the masterpiece in Non Nuoc stone village built by artisan named Huynh Ba Quat. It is near the foot of Marble Mountains. The village is famous for stone sculptures and handicrafts. Here you can admire many works of art made from stone and marble by the local artists.
As a coastal city, Danang receives the special privileges from the nature, with many kinds of delicious seafood. You will enjoy many fresh seafood dishes and enjoy the gentle sea breeze when having lunch at seafood restaurant.
Cham sculpture museum was built based on the idea of a French archaeologist named Henri Parmentier, with a proposal from the ancient Uncle Vien Dong Institute. This work was completed in 1919 and became a center for archival and research of Cham sculpture in Central Vietnam. It was designed in European classic style mixed with the Cham architecture as suggested by Parmentier.
We will pick you up at the rendezvous, and start our trip. You will visit the Non Nuoc Village at the foot of Marble Mountains. The village is famous for stone sculptures and handicrafts. Here you can admire many works of art made from stone and marble by the local artists.
Marble Mountain is the common name of a scenic landscape of 5 limestone mountains rising on a sandy beach, with an area of about 2 km2, including Metal Mount, Wood Mount, Water Mount, Fire Mount (with 2 peaks), and Earth Mount
You will visit Linh Ung Pagoda on Son Tra Peninsula, where you can find the 67-meter statue of the Goddess of Mercy (the Lady Buddha) , and admire the scenery of Danang from above.
Having lunch and rest at Danang local restaurant.
Cham museum is the next stop of the tour, where you can learn more about Cham culture – the culture that once existed and flourished on this land, through many archaeological sites and objects.
Dropping you off at your places in Danang, we say good bye and hope to see you again in other tours of Dacotours.