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This day tour includes 3 jewels by the Pacific coast of Da Nang and Hoi An – the Marble mountains, Lady Buddha pagoda and Hoi An ancient town. It allows travelers to learn so many about the best cultural and natural landmarks of two cities as well as different cultures of local people. There are majestic hills, Buddhist temples with the longest history, the tallest Buddha sculpture nationwide, mysterious caves, active stone carving village and the most intact ancient trading port in South east Asia. Inside Hoi An’s lantern quarters, the scene of architecture is diverse, unlike anywhere that was formed by Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and French. In the evening, colorful lanterns and the night market with abundant merchandise are exactly what travelers want to find.

*This tour starts from Da Nang or Hoi An

One Day Car or Minivan English 2 Minimum (Private available)


  •  Explore the highest hill of the Marble Mountains where the oldest Buddhist temples and the most amazing caves are seen. During the trek, there are outlooks and peaks with a picturesque view.
  • Sightsee the best preserved historical buildings while roaming around Hoi An old town – a Unesco heritage. Also, having the chance to visit the best tailors, night market, try delicious street foods and admire millions of colorful lights from lanterns.
  • The tallest Lady Buddha in Vietnam and the grandest Buddha shrines in the region, are all surrounded by bonsai gardens and shaded bodhi trees brought from India.
  • Try “the best banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) in the world” in Hoi An
  • Lots of photo and shopping opportunities. 

What's Included

Departure & Return

Tour guide will be in the hotel reception at 8 a.m in Da Nang or Hoi An. Then, the driver takes traveler(s) to all attractions and restaurant in the itinerary. When the tour ends, he drops off in the hotel or another place in Da Nang center and Hoi An if requested. A small extra fee is charged for pick up and drop off in Son Tra peninsula or South Hoi An area.


Pick up
At 8 a.m in the hotel in Da Nang or Hoi An.
Linh Ung Pagoda Son Tra Peninsula
Located atop a hill by the coast of Son Tra Peninsula, this is the largest Buddhist temple in Da Nang. Overlooking the city beachfront, its grandeur Buddha shrines are surrounded by bonsai gardens dotted with sculptures. For locals, it’s sacred equally to two older Linh Ung pagoda. There are many monkeys from the nature reserve nearby coming here for food handed out from tourists.

See details in Linh Ung Pagoda Travel Guide
Lady Buddha
Rising up to 67 meters from the ground, the Lady Buddha Da Nang is the tallest of its kind in Vietnam. She faces the city to shelter the citizens from disasters and patronizes fishermans. Sculpted by hands of the Non Nuoc marble village’s artisans, it houses a Buddha shrine on each floor inside.

See details in Lady Buddha Da Nang Travel Guide
Marble Mountains & Stone Carving Village
Around the top of Marble Mountains, the visitors will see Da Nang’s oldest Buddhist temples, grandest grottoes, holiest shrines to local people, pretty outlooks and heritage trees. A viewpoint where all mountains are in sight is included in the trekking. In the surrounding, 400-years-old Non Nuoc marble village is proud of its traditional sculpture carving. One of the largest statue galleries is recommended, providing many opportunities for photography. The Giant Lady Buddha was sculpted by artisans here.

See details in The Marble Mountains Travel Guide
Lunch with "Banh Mi Phuong"
Try a special banh mi sandwich with delicious tastes in Banh Mi Phuong – the best known of its kind in Hoi An, ever visited by Anthony Bourdain.
Hoi An Old Town Walking Tour
By the Thu Bon River, Hoi An is the best-preserved trading town in South-east Asia. Thrived between 15th and 19th centuries, this international hub of commerce drew foreign merchants coming to trade whose nationality were Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Portuguese and more. Lost its important role in the end of the nineteenth century, architectural heritages and culture of local inhabitants in Hoi An today are still unchanged. Besides places included by the entrance ticket*, the guide also recommends other highlights to allow travelers to know different slices of the town. There are lots of opportunities to photograph, taste local street foods and buy souvenirs while wandering around lantern-lit streets.

(*) Picked sightseeing places for Hoi An old town ticket may be the Old House of Tan Ky, Japanese Covered Bridge, Fujian Assembly Hall, Traditional Art Performance House, and Museum of Trade Ceramics.

See details in Hoi An Old Town Travel Guide
Night Maket & Lantern Streets
Two highlights in Hoi An Old Town at night, providing so much opportunities to take pictures and buy souvenirs to bring home. Lantern boat ride to see the sparking scene of lanterns from the river, is optional.

See details in Hoi An Night Market and Hoi An Lanterns
Back to hotel

Additional Info

  • This experience is run with 2 travelers minimum but private one is still available. Chat with us via whatsapp number +84968009827 for the best price.
  • Confirmation may be received at time of booking.
  • If traveling with kids, an announcement in advance is necessary.
  • Free for childrens under 5 years old and 50% off for childrens from 5 to 10 years old, full fee for older ages.
  • A small extra fee will be surcharged to pick up in the Son Tra peninsula (Da Nang) and South Hoi An area (Hoi An)
  • Most travelers can participate, LGBT-friendly
  • No wheelchair accessible.

How to Book & Pay

Text in whatsapp +84968009827
A reply will be made within a few hours
Meet up & Pay (in Day of departure)
Cash only, USD & VND accepted
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Frequently Asked Questions

In the tour, travelers will sightsee Buddhist temples, pagodas and religion spots, therefore wearing respectively is required. Particularly, clothings of travelers need to cover airmpits, navel and knees. In the Marble Mountains and Lady Buddha Pagoda, sarongs are available for free in the doors of worshipping spaces. That’re not in Hoi An.

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