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Son Tra Mountain: Our most recommended tours and activities

Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Monkey Mountain and Am Phu Cave Tour

1. Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Monkey Mountain and Am Phu Cave Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Da Nang or Hoi An, visit the Son Tra Mountain, also known as Monkey Mountain, to gain insight into Vietnam's rich history of Buddhism and Hinduism. Then, visit the Lady Buddha statue, the tallest Buddhist statue in Vietnam, reaching a height of 220 feet (67 meters). Next, visit local stone factories and sculpture shops, before visiting Marble Mountain. Visit the Âm Phủ cave, to take a walk through a re-creation of Buddhist hell. At midday enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with authentic Vietnamese dishes. You'll be transferred back to your hotel around 1:00 PM.

Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Marble Mountains, and Hoi An Day Trip

2. Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Marble Mountains, and Hoi An Day Trip

Join this tour to visit the Linh Ung Pagoda and Old Town Hoi An. Visit Lady Buddha, the Marble Mountains, and the Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle. Start your tour with pickup at your hotel or at the specified meeting point. First, stop at Son Tra Peninsula national park and admire its views of the sea. Visit Linh Ung Pagoda, home to the tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy in Southeast Asia. Admire the caves of Buddhist pagodas of the Marble Mountains. Visit the Stone Carving Village of Non-Nuoc and enjoy local cuisine at a restaurant. Explore the peaceful Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle and go round net and cast net fishing and basket boat rowing. Visit Old Town Hoi An to discover Phuc Kien Pagoda, the Old House of Phung Hung, and the Japanese Bridge. Shop at the Hoi An Central Market, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, and explore the night market.

Marble Mountains & Son Tra Peninsula Tour from Da Nang

3. Marble Mountains & Son Tra Peninsula Tour from Da Nang

The Marble Mountains are a cluster of five marble and limestone mountains which are named after the five elements. Stone steps carved into the mountain lead to a Buddhist Pagoda. You can also discover stunning caves and enjoy the beautiful view from the mountain top. Next, you will go to Am Phu Cave where there is a replica of “Heaven and Hell”, Marble Mountains are also home to Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village, which is a unique craft village. Situated at the foot of the Marble Mountains, this craft village has a proud history covering more than 200 years. We will head north to visit the Son Tra Peninsula. It is 693-meter high above sea level and 10-kilometer from the center of Da Nang City to the North-East. Pay a visit to Son Tra Linh Ung Pagoda, considered one of the biggest pagodas in Da Nang City. The most striking feature of this vast pagoda is its huge Lady Buddha statue, which is one of the tallest in Vietnam and spectacularly dominates the skyline. You can contemplate the whole city, Son Tra peninsula as well as the Marble Mountains along with white sand-bank. The beautiful landscape creates a unique impression that you cannot find in other places.

From Hoi An: Marble Mountain, Hai Van Pass & Lang Co Beach

4. From Hoi An: Marble Mountain, Hai Van Pass & Lang Co Beach

From the hotel, depart to Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountain). Here, discover the stunning natural caves of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view from the top. Visit the mysterious pagodas and the sculpturing village. Then, continue to Son Tra Peninsula, where we have a chance to admire the beauty of Linh Ung - Bai But pagoda - one of the biggest pagoda in Da Nang city in both of scale and architecture. This pagoda has a combination between modern style and traditional style. Especially, in Linh Ung - Bai But pagoda, there has Guan Yin statue that is considered as the highest statue in Vietnam (67 meters height approximately 30 stories). This statue put its back to the mountain, faces to the sea. Above the Guan Yin statue is Buddha hood statue with the high of 2 meters. From here, you can contemplate the whole city, mountain and Son Tra peninsula and see Ngu Hanh Son Mountain along with white sand-bank. The beautiful landscape creates a unique impression that you cannot find in other places. After lunch, continue to Hai Van Pass. On the national highway-01, Hai Van Pass is an impressive landscape. It is like a giant dragon, lying on Highway-01 on the border between Thua Thien – Hue Province and Da Nang City. This is the highest pass in Vietnam (500m above sea level). Next to Hai Van Pass is Lang Co Beach; with its gradually slopping, white sand beach, the average depth of less than 1m and the average temperature in the bathing season is 25°C, Lang Co is an ideal beach for tourists. Available as a shared or private tour.

Hue: Private Transfer To/From Hoi An with Sightseeing

5. Hue: Private Transfer To/From Hoi An with Sightseeing

Ride in comfort in your own private car with an English-speaking driver on a 1-way transfer between the magical cities of Hue and Hoi An. Kick-off your 3-hour journey by meeting your guide directly in your hotel lobby, and head straight to the renowned Lang Co Beach with its 10-km white sand stretch, and cool, crystal blue waters. Relax here for as long as you wish, enjoying a traditional seafood lunch. Next, sit back and relax as you drive up to the iconic Hai Van Pass, dubbed "one of the best coastal roads in the world", where the panoramic views at the top will make your jaw drop. Snap a few pictures before you make your way to your next stop: the Son Tra Peninsula. Here, watch the waters of the East Sea from high above, and peek into Vietnam's war-torn past. Make sure to keep an eye out for the wild monkeys roaming around, and marvel at the tall bright white statue of the Bodhisattva, or Goddess, of Mercy. Finally, explore Marble Mountain with its cluster of five limestone and marble mountains dotted with grottos, temples, and fabulous viewpoints on your last stop before your driver drops you off at your hotel.

Da Nang: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Hoi An

6. Da Nang: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Hoi An

Da Nang is not only famous for its beautiful sandy beaches, but also for its bridges and museums. We will visit the Ho Chi Minh Museum which features a replica of President Ho’s home in Ha Noi with a fishpond, a house on stilts, a garden and other relics. It's all very genuine and feels as though 'Uncle Ho' is still there. Next is the Museum of the Fifth Military Zone, which has a lot of large war equipment including aircraft and tanks that were captured in the French and American wars by the soldiers of the Fifth Military Division. Leaving these museums, we will continue to the Cham Museum which gives you an understanding about the Champa existence in the coastal areas of Vietnam. Housing the largest exhibition of Cham sculpture in the world, the museum displays almost 300 terracotta and stone works of art ranging from the 7th to the 15th centuries. Next, head to Thuan Phuoc Bridge at Tien Sa Port, another wonderful bridge in Da Nang City. Our last stops are Dragon Bridge, a very unique and modern bridge that crosses the Han River, the Love Lock Bridge and Ca Chep Hoa Rong Statue, which was designed to spray water towards the Dragon Bridge to present the culture, traditional lifestyle, and literature of Vietnam.

Da Nang Discovery Tour

7. Da Nang Discovery Tour

The beautiful city of Da Nang offers some wonderful activities for us to embark on. From the hotel, we will visit Cham Sculpture Museum which is dedicated to the period of the Champa existence, which began predominantly in the coastal areas of Vietnam. The museum displays almost 300 terracotta and stone works of art ranging from the 7th to the 15th century. We then visit Ho Chi Minh and Fifth Military Zone Museum. Besides a replica of President Ho’s home in Ha Noi, this museum also has a lot of large war equipments including aircraft and tanks. Dragon Bridge, a very unique and modern bridge, Love Lock Bridge, Ca Chep Hoa Rong Statue and Da Nang Museum with rich local history and culture, are the next stops. Continue to Thuan Phuoc Bridge at Tien Sa Port, a wonderful bridge in Da Nang City and come to restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit Son Tra Peninsula visit the spectacular Son Tra Quan Yin, or Goddess of Mercy statue. After that, we will continue to Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngu Hanh Son; literally "five elements mountains") where we will discover the stunning natural caves of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view from the top. We will also visit mysterious pagodas and the sculpturing village.

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What people are saying about Son Tra Mountain

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4.7 / 5

based on 191 reviews

Jasmine, our guide yesterday was wonderful! She was informative, personal, and bubbly. We enjoyed our tour very much and will tell others about your company, Jasmine & the great tour! Thank you!

The tour was quite nice. The caves and the marble mountains were exquisite. The tour guide was very well informed and entertaining.

Vi was sun a great guide! The view from monkey mountain and the cave were spectacular. Vegetarian lunch was also available

Tour guide Michael is very professional and friendly. Nice trip and food is nice too

Great planning by Venus travels. Amazing experience