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The Da Nang Discovery is a full-day Da Nang city tour in which the best sightseeing places are in turn introduced. Travelers can spend well thefirst half of day in the Marble Mountains, a cluster of five spectacular limestone hills. The trek around its top is packed by old Buddhist temples, majestic grottoes, old trees and scenic viewpoints. Following the coast, the best beach My Khe, the hugest Lady Buddha and the largest pagoda Linh Ung are the next stunners. After enjoying lunch with tasty Vietnamese foods, travelers continue exploring other slices of the city. An indoor visit around galleries of the Cham Museum allows one to understand better about the disappeared culture of Champa Kingdom.One of the world’s most unique bridges is just next to. Within the grid-planned French quarters not far away, there are lots of opportunities to shop in atraditional market and photograph in a pinky church.

*This tour departs from Hoi An or Da Nang

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


  • All of the best sights in the city are in just one day of exploration, with a knowledgeable guide.

  • A variety of experiences (hiking, spelunking, shopping, sightseeing), diversity of cultures (the Chams, Vietnamese, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, traditional handicraft) and a huge amount of information about history.

  • Plenty of photogenic and instagrammable spots to enhance personal social media.

What's Included

Departure & Return

Tour guide will be in the hotel reception at 8 a.m. Then, the driver transfers to most attractions and restaurant mentioned in the itinerary. In the end of the tour, he drops off travelers in the hotel or another place in the center of departure city if requested. Pick up and drop off in Son Tra Peninsula and South Hoi An area is charged a small extra fee.


Pick up
At 8 a.m in hotel reception in Da Nang or Hoi An.
The Marble Mountains & Sculpture Village
Around the top of the 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 My Son Sanctuary Travel Guide
My khe beach (pass by)
As a part of the Gold Coast, My Khe beach is famous for its fine sands, unpolluted and rock-free waters, and coconut palms in the back. It’s in the list of 6 world’s sexiest beaches, and amongst the primest shorelines of Vietnam. From here, Son Tra peninsula with a huge Lady Buddha, the Marble Mountains and the Cham islands are visible.

See details in My Khe Beach Travel Guide
Lady Buddha
Next to Linh Ung Pagoda, the Lady Buddha is the tallest of the kind in Vietnam, 67 meters from the surrounding area. She is known as the Goddess of Mercy and faces the city to shelter its citizens from natural disasters. Skilled artists from Non Nuoc stone carving village are in charge of this enormous sculpture. The view from here is mesmerizing.

See details in Lady Buddha Da Nang (a Guide)
Linh Ung Pagoda
By the coast of Son Tra peninsula, this Linh Ung Pagoda is the youngest of three temples of the same name in Da Nang. Featuring grandeur shrines amid bonsai gardens and Bodhi trees, it’s the largest Buddhist edifice. Here, there are many monkeys coming from behind the nature preserve for foods handed out from visitors.

See details in Linh Ung Pagoda Travel Guide
Lunch with Local Foods
Have lunch with delicious local noodle dish Mi Quang in one of the best restaurants.
Museum of Cham Sculpture & Dragon Bridge (pass by)
One-fifth of 2,000 sculptures found across former Champa Kingdom’s lands are now preserved in this important museum. Many of which are brought from special places, such as My Son Sanctuary – the holy land, Tra Kieu – first capital or Dong Duong – South-east Asian largest Buddhist monastery at its time. While touring around, visitors will learn a lot about a new civilization and marvel at very precious artworks. Not far away, the Dragon Bridge is in top 30 of the most unique bridges of the world.

See details in Museum of Cham Sculpture (a Guide)
Han Market
Bordered by four roads, Han Market is one of the earliest established markets in Da Nang center. It faces the Tran Phu St and has the back entrance opening to the Han riverfront where a ferry ever existed before nearby bridges were constructed. Visitors can buy lots of things here, from fresh to prepared foods (like dried fruits, nuts, candies, caramelized seafood, etc), souvenirs, postcards, readymade clothes, footwears, accessories, and more. Within a walking distance, it’s not hard to seek local food eateries and beverages stalls to try.

See details in Markets in Da Nang (a Guide)
Da Nang Cathedral (The Pink Church)
Da Nang Cathedral is the only Christian church built in the French colonial time. Its façade features an eye-popping pink color, drawing lots of instagrammers coming to photograph. Besides “the Pink church”, it’s called by locals “the Rooster church”.

See details in Da Nang Pink Church Travel Guide
Back to hotel

Additional Info

  • This experience is run with 2 travelers maximum but private one is still available. Chat with us to get the best price via whatsapp +84968009827.
  • 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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled by poor weather, an announcement in advance and full refund will be made.
  • The order of places in the itinerary may be switched, depending the departure day.

How to Book & Pay

Text in whatsapp +84968009827
Meet up & Pay (in Day of departure)
Cash only, USD & VND accepted
On Tour
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Frequently Asked Questions

Dress code is regulated in temples inside the Marble Mountains, Linh Ung Pagoda and Lady Buddha but not strictly checked. Like any religious places across the country, travelers need to ensure that not too much skin are shown. Covering the airmpits, navel and knees is a must. Sarongs for free are available to use before walking in worshipping spaces. Don’t need to buy!

In the dry season (from February to August), travelers should bring sun cream, sunglasses, lightweight and cool fabric clothings. In the rest of the year, known as the wet season, rain coats/umbrellas, waterproof shoes, and more layers are necessary to prepare once hitting the road. In addition, a nice pair of walking shoes is also important, because travelers will walk quite a long in the day.

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