Hoi An – an old extraordinary city and My Son Sanctuary
8.00 our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel in Da Nang/Hoi An to My Son sanctuary which was once an imperial city during the Champa dynasty, between the 4th and the 12th centuries. We travel about 50km to My Son sanctuary. It comprises many Champa temples, in a valley roughly two kilometers wide, surrounded by two mountain ranges. It was the site of religious ceremony of kings of the Champa dynasty, and was also a burial place of Champa royals and national heroes. The My Son temple complex is one of the foremost temple complexes of Hinduism in South East Asia and is the foremost heritage site of this nature in Vietnam. Though the complex has been destroyed over time, we still see many majestic ancient ruins of temples in the area.
Drive back to Hoi An town, lunch will be served at the local restaurant and we take a walking tour to visit the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colorful riverside market. You also see a numerous art galleries and tailor shops, get some made-to-order clothes if you like. Return to your hotel late afternoon.
Transportation by private a/c vehicle as specified in the itinerary English speaking tour guide
Entrance & sightseeing fees
Lunch with Vietnamese food basic at local restaurant
Drink water during tour Excludes:
Beverage & other meals not specified,
Personal expenses & tips,