Son Tra Peninsula Tour with Marble Mountains (Private/Small Group)

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This Son Tra Peninsula tour allows travelers to visit the most famous sights and other top attractions in Da Nang, within a half day. By the peninsula’s southern coast, there is a huge Lady Buddha (or the Goddess of Mercy) and nearby Linh Ung Pagoda, both built from 2004 to 2010. The temple is the youngest in the trio of the same name in the city, each in a different direction. Locals believe that three Linh Ung pagodas create a triangle to protect the city from typhoons and other bad events. In the rest of the tour, the Marble Mountains – the most iconic mountain of Da Nang is the focus. It’s famous for exotic scenery that comes from 5 striking marble hills emerging suddenly on the plain. This famed attraction is also a Buddhist sanctuary with ancient temples, shrines, Buddha relic tower, and a collection of numerous caves. Around its foot, people have been carved stone sculptures for over 400 years, and now their products are for exportation.

*This tour starts from Da Nang or Hoi An

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


  • Visit the Lady Buddha – Vietnam’s tallest statue of the kind (67 meters) that contains 13 Buddha shrines on each floor within it. She faces towards the city to shelter the citizens from disasters.
  • Learn about Buddhism and local religious practices in Linh Ung Pagoda – Da Nang’s biggest Buddhist temple. It’s surrounded by bonsai gardens and provides scenic outlooks to the sea and the beaches. In the afternoon, there is a gorgeous sunset seen from there.
  • Trek up the top of the Marble Mountains (106 meters asl) and sightsee old Buddhist temples and discover amazing caves along the staircases. This complex is also known as the Five Element Mountains, and each member represents an element (water, fire, wood, metal or earth).
  • Plenty of shopping and photo opportunities. 

What's Included

Departure & Return

Tour guide will be in the hotel reception at 8 a.m or 2 pm 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 or 2 pm 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
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
On Tour
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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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