SHORE EXCURSION HOI AN PROGRAM
In the morning, we come and meet you up at the Tien Sa or Chan May port then we commence our shore excursion hoi an.
We will be going on Highway 1A of Vietnam and you can feel the bustling life of local people. Then we take Hai Van tunnel that is known as the longest one in Southeast Asia. This mountain is also called as Cloudy Pass or the Pass of the Ocean Clouds due to the fog in rainy season. On arriving in Da Nang, we will stop for a short break and then climb up stairs to visit Marble Mountains. This is one of Da Nang’s main tourist attractions. Accordingly, this spot has 5 marble mounts that are believed to represent five basic elements in Oriental concept such as Water, Wood, Fire, Metal and Earth.
As you know, Marble Mountain was well known site in Vietnam war as the north soldiers used one of the caves as a hiding place and even a temporary hospital during fierce battles in 1960’. Today, this mountain is a quite solemn place for Buddist monks and people who come to pray and conduct their religious services. As going on top, we then wander around this lovely place and pay a visit to Linh Ung Pagoda and take a picture of Goddess of Mercy.
To keep going on tour, we are then heading to visit Huyen Khong cave that is the most beautiful one in this area. In a nice sunny days, this cave is so attractive as it has the mixture of incense, smoke and sunlight. All will create like we are entering a fairy land in a fairy tale. Inside the cave are some Buddist temples dating back hundreds years ago and some ancient gods that the local people still come to give the offerings and respect.
Afterwards, we will go back downstairs and the car will take you to Hoi An ancient town. On arrival in Hoi An, we will be strolling around this charming, pretty former trading town of Vietnam to visit it.
Thus, Hoi An was the busy trading port of Vietnam in the 16th and 17th centuries. Many foreign traders from many countries such as Japan, China, India, Portugal, Holland who came and did trading activities with the local people. So, they established a special old town of Hoi An with various ancient relics such as temples, merchant houses, ancient wells, pagodas, bridges ect. Then, Hoi An ancient town was listed as World Cultural Heritage of Vietnam on Dec, 4th, 1999.
Our first visit is a Chinese temple with very typical Chinese architecture. The temple was built by Chinese community in order for them to come to remember the ancestors. By the way, they worship some deities or gods of fortune, of the seas or even they pray for the success of their business. You can come and burn a little incense for your good luck.
The following is another stop at the former merchant house of Tan Ky. From outside to going this house, we can feel its coolness due to the fact that the house is made of strong wood like teak, mahogany, timber ect.This house is a kind of tube trading house in the old times with 3 separate departments: the rear to collect the goods, the middle as living room and the front near the street for sales. Many generations of the same family have been living here for such a long time. Besides, this house has an unique combination of 3 architectures: Japanese, Chinese and Vietnamese. We move in and listen to the hosts telling you all about history and how they live and their living style. So we know the legacy of this house that was passed down from their ancestors.
Our last visit today is Japanese covered bridge that becomes official symbol of Hoi An people. This spot is so old and the purpose of building bridge was to assist the trading of both sides would be easier. The bridge was built in 1593 and has been restored several times. The altar to the side of the bridge for the worship of Bac De Tran Vo (God of Water) and both sides are statues of dogs and monkeys. The bridge is attracting lots of visitors who come and visit. By the way, it shows the cultural exchange between three countries: China, Japan, Vietnam when Hoi An was once busiest trading port. Today, this spot attraction is even printed on one of Vietnamese currencies.
After all, you can have some free time in Hoi An wandering around and take a lot more pictures or simply enjoy lunch in one of the best restaurants in town. Finally, the guide and the driver will come to meet you, taking you back to the port. Our shore excursion hoi an will come to the end here.
Why you are interested in Shore Excursion Hoi An?
Participating in this tour, we will help you out explore two well-known places in Da Nang and Hoi An areas: Marble Mountains and Hoi An ancient town. While Marble Mountains are popular with many Buddist sanctuaries, temples, caves; then Hoi An town is famous for its unique architectures. All the ancient relics and pagodas, temples built dating back hundred years ago that still remain intact. Besides, Hoi An is also popular with visitors thanks to its lovely cafe shops, tailors, restaurants, souvenirs. Also, this is called a little VENICE of Vietnam with all canals, rivers, boats. All seems to give you a special feeling when you come and see it, and Shore Excursion Hoi An will definitely make your trip a worth it.
Shore Excursion Hoi An Price
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|Tour inclusion||Tour exclusion|
|– 4 – seat private car with air conditioning|
– Experienced driver
– English speaking guide
– Entrance tickets
– Cold water and wet tissue
|– Travel insurance|
– Other expenses
– Soft drinks and beverages
– Tips and gratuities
|Things to bring||Travel tip|
-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray;
|In months of October, November, December, January, February; it sometimes rains in Hoi An, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.|
- Marble Mountains got many steep stairs and slippery so please wear the suitable shoes. You might take insect spray in case some insects will bother you in Marble Mountains.
- There is an elevator/lift at Marble Mountains that you can use
- We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather: flooding, storms ect
- FOC for children under 5 years old
- 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
- Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
How to book Shore Excursion Hoi An from the seaport?
So, if you come to Chan May or Tien Sa seaport and would like to find a professional tour operator with best services for Hoi An Shore Excursion, do not hesitate to contact us:
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