Hoi An is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. In the busiest year, it attracts about 9 millions visitors who come to enjoy its charming beauty, rich cuisine and explore fascinating places around it. The best loved place is the Hoi An ancient town, inscribed by Unesco as a world heritage site. Its nickname is the loveliest town of Vietnam or the city of lanterns. Therefore, so many people decide to stay overnight here (instead of Da Nang). During the time they are in the city, they will organize day trips to iconic landmarks and must-do activities. And sure, just go back to Da Nang to fly to another city (or home). This article is about Hoi An private car and driver, designed for those who travel by themselves.
- Da Nang private tour guide
- Private car and driver in Da Nang
- Hoi An best things to do
- Golden bridge sunrise tour
Private Car from Hoi An to Da Nang City Tour
30 kilometers northwest of Hoi An, Da Nang has many stunning attractions and exciting activities (one of the most famous tourist cities in Vietnam!). It’s easy to complete a day trip from Hoi An around this seaside city. Price of a private car from Hoi An to Da Nang and sightseeing starts from 700,000 VND. If visitors go to many places and tour the city for many hours, they need to pay more. Thanks to being by the major roads from Hoi An to Da Nang, visitors just need to pay a small fee to visit the Marble mountains. An extra of 400,000 to 600,000 VND is for reaching the Linh Ung pagoda on Son Tra peninsula and back. See the below list of things to do to choose your favourites and text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 to know the best price.
List of places to visit and activities in Da Nang: (1) Museum of Cham museum, (2) My Khe beach, (3) the Dragon bridge, (4) Da Nang cathedral (the Pink church), (5) Han market, (6) 3D Museum Art in Paradise, (7) Son Tra night market, (8) Con market, (9) Museum of Fine arts, (10) the Da Nang museum, (11) Dragon bridge fire and water show, (12) Han river cruise.
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Hoi An Private Car around Hoi An
Not all about Hoi An ancient town world heritage, the rest of Hoi An is also awesome. Visitors can visit traditional villages (Thanh Ha pottery village, Tra Que vegetable village, Cam Thanh coconut village, Kim Bong carpentry village), beaches (An Bang beach, Cua Dai beach) or participate activities (basket boat ride, cooking class, farming class, riding water buffalo, etc). If don’t ride the bicycle or motorcycle, a private car is the best choice for families and groups of friends. Visitors may pay from 700,000 VND for a half day, and double for a full day trip. Let us know where you want to go in whatsapp number +84968009827 for assistance and to know the best price.
Experiences like basket boat, farming class, cooking class, water buffalo riding, etc are available all year round. We can help to make a reservation.
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Hoi An Private Car to the Marble Mountains
The Marble mountains is amongst the most popular attractions in Da Nang. This complex includes 5 amazing hills rising suddenly from the surrounding plain, formed some millions of years ago. Here, main sights are two old Budhist temples: Linh Ung and Tam Thai, and a series of caves. It’s 20 kilometers north of Hoi An centre, so visitors will spend 30-40 minutes to get there. A visit in the mountains and nearby stone carving village is 1,5 hours minimum, requiring to climb many stairs. The entrance fee of the Marble mountains is 40,000 VND (free in 2022) and the elevator is 15,000 VND each way.
A roundtrip transfer by car from Hoi An to the Marble mountains costs from 600,000 to 900,000 VND (approx 26 to 40 USD), including fees and parking. It’s possible to stop for a while at An Bang beach. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 to book. If would like to see My Khe beach and Linh Ung pagoda on Son Tra peninsula, visitors need to pay an extra of 400,000 to 700,000 VND.
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Hoi An Private Car to Ba Na Hills (the Golden Bridge)
Ba Na hills is a world-famous hill station in Da Nang, at an elevation of around 1,500 meters. Thanks to the mountaintop location, visitors enjoy cool weather and beautiful scenery here. The best known sight today is the Golden bridge, featuring a glorious 160-meters-long footbridge and a pair of big hands. It’s a dream place to visit for many people. Besides this social media boom, a huge Sitting Buddha statue, French village and indoor themed park are other highlights. Opening hours of Ba Na hills stretch from 8 am to 5 pm daily (the cable cars are operated at the same time).
A two-ways private car from Hoi An to Ba Na hills costs from 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 VND (approx 43 to 60 USD), including waiting. Text us in whatsapp number +8496800927 to book. It’s possible to stop at the Marble mountains on the way, with a small extra fee. Time properly for the visit to leave Ba Na hills to have time enough for the mountains (close at 5 pm!).
Entrance fee of Ba Na hills is 850,000 VND for adults and other visitors taller than 1,4 meters, 700,000 VND for childrens of height from 1 to 1,4 meters, and free of charge for kids. If would like to have a buffet lunch, the combo will be 990,000 VND, 790,000 VND and fee respectively. To skip the queues, we can help to reserve tickets and combs in advance, text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 when needed.
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Hoi An Private Car to My Son Sanctuary
My Son sanctuary is a world heritage site 45 kilometers west from Hoi An. From 4th to 13rd century, it’s the place to worship Shiva god, one of three major deities in Hinduism. Here, there are around 70 buildings constructed by Cham people who owned their own kingdom in the region (named Champa). After being abandoned and invaded by the jungle, it’s rediscovered by French people. In the Vietnam war, My Son was bombed by the Americans, so there are only 20 standing temples today. A visit to this attraction allows visitors to be closer to nature (trekking to temples), and learn about the history of an ancient Southeast Asian state.
A roundtrip from Hoi An to My Son by car costs from 700,000 to 1,000,000 VND, including all taxes, fees and parking. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 to book when needed. Visitors will pay 150,000 VND extra for entrance fee.
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Hoi An Private Car to Linh Ung Pagoda (the Lady Buddha)
Linh Ung pagoda on Son Tra peninsula is the largest Buddhist temple in Da Nang. It’s famous for grandiose worshipping buildings, scenic viewpoints, naughty monkeys, and Vietnam’s tallest Lady Buddha statue (67 meters). The Lady Buddha sits on the hill, facing the city to bless the citizens. People also call her “Goddess of mercy” or “Goddess of sea”. All make the visit here totally worth it. The distance from Hoi An to this holy temple is 35 kilometers, so the travel time by car will be 45 to 60 minutes (depending on the traffic).
A private car from Hoi An to Linh Ung pagoda on Son Tra peninsula costs from 1,500,0000 to 2,000,000 VND (approx 65 to 85 USD). Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 for further details and to book. Visitors pay an extra of 200,000 VND for parking and the driver waiting if want to see the Marble mountains. To view the coastline from Linh Ung pagoda to the Intercontinental resort, a small additional fee also will be charged. It provides amazing scenery and picture-perfect spots.
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Hoi An Private Car to Hue
Hue is the former capital city of Vietnam and the seat of power of Nguyen emperors from 1802 and 1945. The kings built numerous monuments around it, such as a huge Citadel and inner Imperial city, Forbidden purple city, Thien Mu pagoda or tombs. So, this city is great to see grand Vietnamese imperial architecture and learn about history. 20-kilometers-long Hai Van pass with its pretty landscape and winding roads, is a popular stop on the way to Hue. If adding it in the itinerary, the distance from Hoi An to Hue is 140 kilometers. So, the drive will be in 2,5 hours.
A round trip from Hoi An to Hue via Hai Van pass (including sightseeing in Hue) costs from 2,400,000 to 3,000,000 VND (approx 100 to 130 USD). All taxes and toll fees are covered. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 for further details and to book. If no Hai Van pass, this price will be lower, sure.
Most guided tours from Hoi An to Hue recommend to sightsee the Imperial city, Thien Mu pagoda, and a king tomb (Khai Dinh tomb or Tu Duc tomb). Entrance fee of the old city is 200,000 VND and it’s 150,000 VND each tomb.
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Hoi An Private Car to Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Lagoon
Hai Van pass is a 20-kilometers-long mountain pass, a portion of QL1A highway transersing a spur of the Annamite range jutting into the sea. The roads to its top – 500 meters above sea level and down are winding, packed with scenic outlooks and historic remains. A drive in Hai Van pass is really kool, adventurous and a dream to many motorcyclists or cyclists in the world. On Hue’s side, the car will stop by Lang Co lagoon where visitors can have a drink with a majestic view of cloudy mountains and blue waters. Here, oysters are raised by local farmers.
Private car from Hoi An to Hai Van pass, Lang Co lagoon and back costs from 1,000,000 to 1,600,000 VND (approx 43 to 70 USD). Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 to book. Visitors can choose to return to Hoi An by mountain pass or the longest tunnel of Southeast Asia.
It’s possible to include the Marble Mountains, Linh Ung pagoda (Lady Buddha) on the trip to Hai Van pass from Hoi An too. Visitors can pay extra to make full use of their time.
Read also: Hue day trip from Hoi An via Hai Van pass
Hoi An Private Car to My Lai Village
My Lai village (the Pink village or Son My village on the Vietnamese side) is one of the best known places in the Vietnam war, by the world. In 1968, the Americans and South Vietnamese army killed 504 people in this village. The distance from Hoi An to My Lai village is 120 kilometers (not via the expressway). So, visitors will travel by car for a couple of hours to see the memorial and learn about a “dark part” of the most divisive conflict in the 20th century. In the museums, there are many pictures taken by war photographers, telling us what actually happened.
The cost of a roundtrip from Hoi An to My Lai village by car is from 2,000,000 to 2,400,000 VND (approx 84 to 104 USD). No extra and hidden fees will be charged. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827.
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Private Hoi An to Da Nang Airport Transfer
Da Nang international airport is nearly 30 kilometers northwest of Hoi An. So, the car drive may be from 40 to 60 minutes, depending on the traffic. It also means that visitors need to leave Hoi An at least 2,5 hours before a domestic flight in Vietnam and 3,5 hours for international flights. If having time, the Marble mountains and the sculpture village are nice places to visit on the way to the airport. The entrance fee is 40,000 VND (free of charge in 2022) and the elevator costs 15,000 VND each way.
The price of a private car from Hoi An to Da Nang airport is from 350,000 to 600,000 VND (one way), including toll fees. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 to book. If would like to stop at the Marble mountains, visitors can pay a little extra for the driver to wait.
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Customized Hoi An Private Car
To cover all places and activities you like to do, you need to customize the itinerary and travel with a private driver. Additionally, you also may save money and have more time to enjoy everything. Read Things to do in Hoi An and Things to do in Da Nang to know what are your favourites, and then we can help to arrange them best. Text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 for assistance and to book.
You should also compare the prices between self-guided and guided options, to select the better one.
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Hoi An Private Tour Guide
If you need an English-speaking tour guide in Hoi An, text us in whatsapp number +84968009827 for assistance. We can help to find a friendly, responsible and knowledgeable local guide. Besides English ones, the guides who speak other languages (such as Chinese Mandarin, French, Spanish, etc) we also can book for you.
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