Hoi An is an ancient town located in the lower section of Thu Bon River, Quang Nam Province, about 30 kilometers south of Danang city. Hoi An was a bustling international trading port,a meeting place of the trading ships of Japan, China and the West during the 17th and 18th centuries...
HOI AN to MY SON SANCTUARY
Full day Package
(NB: All itineraries can be arranged following your wishes)
Hoi An is an ancient town located in the lower section of Thu Bon River, Quang Nam Province, about 30 kilometers south of Danang city. Hoi An was a bustling international trading port,a meeting place of the trading ships of Japan, China and the West during the 17th and 18th centuries. Before this period, there was here also a trace of Champa port, which was known as a site on Silk Road along the sea. Hoi An ancient town today is a special example of a traditional port city in Southeast Asia, which has been well preserved.
Most houses here are of traditional architecture dating from the 17th to the 19th century, and are along the narrow main streets. Hoi An is also a land mark recorded much of the mixture of acculturation. The architecture of the city reflects the influence of Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, French and British traders. Hoi An still maintained an intangible cultural diversity and richness. Hoi An is considered as a living museum of architecture and urban lifestyle.
With outstanding value, in the end of 1999, UNESCO has recognized the ancient town of Hoi An as a world cultural.
B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner
Good morning My Son (L)
Depart at 8:30AM by bus.
We travel about 50km from Hoi An 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.
Arrive in MY-SON.
Walk around with your guide for 2 hours to see the historic and cultural ruins of the 16th century, you will be brought back to the glorious time of the Champa civilization.
Then leave My Son for Cau Lau boat station. Take a motorized boat excursion at 12:30 PM to visit Kim Bong carpentry village, 3km west of Hoi An. Have a soft lunch and drink on boat.
Tour finishes at Hoi An dock at 3h30 pm.
Lunch is include
NB: We can arrange additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not match your expectations.