The Ancient Town of Hoi An

Hoi An is a beautiful town in central Vietnam. Back to the old days, Hoi An was a bustling trading commercial port of Vietnam with lots of traders coming from many countries such as China, Japan, India, The Netherlands, Portugal…They came to exchange the goods and imported domestic products from Vietnam. Thus, Hoi An became a meeting point for all traders around the world.

Hoi An has hundred of well – preserved buildings that remain intact after the war. So, in December 1999, Hoi An Ancient town as listed as World Heritage Site of Vietnam.

Today, Hoi An is so peaceful and top list tourist attraction in Vietnam. Every year, Hoi An receives millions of visitors coming to explore Hoi An Old town. In order to help you discover Hoi An ancient town and Marble Mountains in 1 day from Chan May or Tien Sa port, Premium Travel Vietnam organize Shore Excursion to Marble Mountains and Hoi An ancient town.


shore excursion to marble mountains and hoi an ancient town

Huyen Khong cave at Marble Mountains Da Nang

Firstly, in the morning we come and pick you up at the Chan May or Tien Sa port then we start our Shore Excursion to Marble Mountains and Hoi An Ancient Town. So, we will drive to Da Nang via Hai Van tunnel. This tunnel is the longest one in Southeast Asia.

On arrival at Marble Mountains in Da Nang, as per request, we can visit a marble carving factory to admire the talent of local artisans (optional). Then we visit Marble Mountains  they are five marble peaks in Vietnamese belief named after five elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Metal and Earth, but Water Mountain is the biggest one.

Therefore, Marble Mountains are known for its holy sanctuaries, natural beautiful caves, Buddist temples, pagodas. At arriving, we will take lift up then wander around this lovely spot and pay a visit to 7-level Xa Loi pagoda, Linh Ung Temple.

Followed Shore Excursion to Marble Mountains and Hoi An Ancient Town, we then visit to Van Thong cave with a small trail leading you to the summit with stunning views of Non Nuoc Beach. Furthermore, you will come and enjoy visionary atmosphere at the nicest Huyen Khong cave – formerly used as a hospital during the war and the local people used to shelter themselves inside these Marble Mountains.


Hoi An – a must see place in Vietnam

After that, we are then moving on our Shore Excursion to Marble Mountains and Hoi An Ancient Town by car transfer to Hoi An to enjoy Hoi An city tour. On arrival, we will visit a Chinese Assembly Hall – formerly a communal house or meeting place for Chinese community in Hoi An. Next, we will explore Tan Ky ancient house which is typical of Hoi An architecture, and 500-year-old Japanese Bridge – official symbol of Hoi An people.  Moreover, we will head to Hoi An central market for you to know the daily life of people as well as witness how vibrant a Vietnamese market is.

After all, you will have free time on your own before we the tour guide will meet you at a certain point and take you back to Da Nang city. On the way back, we can take some pictures at My Khe beach. From here, you can overlook the sea and photograph the highest Goddess of Mercy statue in Vietnam.

Finally, we will transfer you back to the port and our Shore Excursion to Marble Mountains and Hoi An Ancient Town will finish here.


shore excursion to marble mountains and hoi an ancient town

Japanese Bridge Hoi An

First, being a part in this Marble Mountain Hoi An Tour from Tien Sa port, we take you to adventure the charm of Marble Mountains in Da Nang city with many Buddist temples, pagodas and pretty caves.

Besides, our knowledgeable guide will tell you some interesting stories of Buddism so you will know more about it and we feel tolerant in our life. And visiting historic Hoi An ancient town – a charming ancient town by Thu Bon river. It is the so called “lantern city” in Vietnam. Thus, you will know some typical architectures of Hoi An’s ancient buildings.

And finally, Hoi An is well known for its delicious cuisine so let’s taste some of Hoi An’s specialties in some of the best restaurants in town.



Cruise Ship coming to Chan May port

Kindly contact us at or Whatsapp/Viber Mr. Viet (Travel Manager) at 0084 979613777 for information and assistance about Marble Mountains Hoi An Tour from Chan May Port. We will give you the best deal at competitive price. We are honored to serve you and always at your service 24/7.

Tour inclusion Tour exclusion
– Private car with air con

– Experienced driver

– English speaking guide

– Entrance ticket

– Lunch (optional)

– 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; sport shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in central Vietnam, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.


– In months of September, October, November; it sometimes rains due to stormy season; in months of December, January, February, it sometimes has monsoon rain in Hoi An, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid.

Marble Mountains are quite steep with many steps but we provide you with 2 – way elevator service



A must-try dish in Hoi An: Cao Lau


If you travel to Chan May port or Tien Sa port and would like to find a professional, reliable tour operator for best services, kindly contact us as follows:

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