Shore Excursion: MARBLE MOUNTAIN & HOI AN CITY from TIEN SA PORT

5 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 9.5 hr

A day filled with history, culture and architectural delights. Start the tour at the natural beauty of a mountain made of marble (Marble Mountain). Then move on to the delightful Hoi An Ancient Town, a beautifully preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site which has remained virtually unchanged through the centuries. Highlights: - Climb the stone steps carved into Marble Mountain to discover caves, grottoes and a Buddhist Pagoda - Marvel at the panoramic view from the top of the mountain - Enter historical houses and sites dating as far back as the 15th Century, beautifully combining elements of Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture - See how locals raise silkworm to produce silk for the beautiful handmade garments Hoi An is famous for

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: The Marble Mountains

Pick up at the port then go to discover Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngu Hanh Son; literally “five elements mountains”), which is a popular sightseeing location in Da Nang because of its alluring beauty. Upon arrival, we will take many steps up to visit the caves and pagodas as well as admire the beautiful panoramic view.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Linh Ung Pagoda

You will then go to visit Son Tra Linh Ung Pagoda. Built under the reign of King Minh Mang during the Nguyen Dynasty (the 19th century), legend has it a Buddhist statue drifted downstream to the area and got anchored at a sandy embankment

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hoi An Ancient Town

In the afternoon, we will discover the city of Hoi An on foot. The historic town, which used to be a prosperous seaport city from the 16th to 18th century, is now a beautiful city that cannot be missed while touring the Southeast Asian region. While walking through the city, we will make a few stops to visit Hoi An Museum, many of the town’s renowned Ancient Houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence; Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop and of course the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. These spots are considered as typical architecture styles in Hoi An and reflect clearly the cross culture among France, Japan, China and Vietnam… Passing over hundreds of year and withstanding the severity of the weather, Hoi An still exists and keeps the ancient and quiet beauty. Go back to the cruise.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Hoi An

Have lunch at a local restaurant.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Hoi An Ancient Town

Then discover the city of Hoi An on foot. While walking through the city, we will make a few stops to visit Hoi An Museum, many of the town’s renowned Ancient Houses which boast remarkable architecture, Assembly Halls of Chinese influence; Art Craft Manufacturing Workshop and of course the must-see Japanese Covered Bridge. These spots are considered as typical architecture styles in Hoi An and reflect clearly the cross culture among France, Japan, China and Vietnam. Used to be a prosperous seaport city in the 16th century, passing over hundreds of years and withstanding the severity of the weather, Hoi An still exists and keeps the ancient and quiet beauty.

Duration: 3 hour
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