Jump into a jeep for the ultimate exploration of Da Nang and its surrounding sites. Cruise in rugged style on war-time roads, up mountain and through lush jungle, just as the American GIs did in this sturdy vehicle widely used during wartime Vietnam.
● Cruise along historical roads enjoying fresh sea air in your hair and lungs
● Explore the caves and temples carved into Marble Mountain and enjoy spectacular coast and city views
● Visit Ling Ung Pagoda and behold the 67-meter Lady Buddha Statue that dominates the Da Nang skyline
● Learn the myth behind Son Tra Peninsular and the Chess Board-shaped stone as you picnic on it
● Look out for the rare Red-Shanked Douc Langur monkeys that Monkey Mountain is named after
● Enjoy spectacular views, from the 360 panoramic sight of the Eastern Sea to the top of the world-famous Hai Van Pass
Caution: Not allowed for children under 6 years old
We will depart from Hoi An in the morning and drive along the coastline to the historic Marble Mountains. Here, we can explore the caves and temples built right into the mountain and observe spectacular views of the expanding city of Da Nang and the famous Da Nang Beach. The tour will then continue along to the coast of Monkey Mountain, where the road climbs to Son Tra Quan Yin Goddess at Linh Ung unveiled from July 2010 at Linh Ung. Then, we will visit Ban Co Peak. From here, you can take a look at the whole Da Nang city and the bow shaped seashore forming Da Nang Bay. Then, go to Monkey Mountain Heliport Vestige. Built in 1965 by US army, the Monkey Mountain Helicopter Port was a strategic site for supplying accessing and withdrawing to/from mountain – bases. At the height of 580 meters above the sea level, Son Tra view Tower offers panoramic views of Da Nang, Son Tra Beach and the lush green surrounding forest. Nearby, the Army Radar station dated back from 1960s, considered as “Indochina’s Miraculous Eyes”. From here we can view wonderful ocean views stretching as far as the eye.
After lunch, the tour continues along the North coast of Da Nang to the top of Hai Van Pass where bunkers remaining from the war can be explored.
Price: VND 2,500,000/pax ~ USD 119/pax (min.2 pax)
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