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From Da Nang: My Son and Marble Mountains Full-day Tour1 Reviews
A day filled with history, culture and architectural delights. Start the tour at My Son Sanctuary, the capital of the Champa Kingdom from the 4th to the 13th century. Then, move on to the natural beauty of the Marble Mountains.
- Wander around ancient towers, temples and lush green valley of My Son, the former capital of the Champa Kingdom
- Learn the fascinating history behind the ancient Hindu worship site
- Climb the stone steps carved into Marble Mountain to discover caves, grottoes and a Buddhist Pagoda
- Explore Linh Ung Pagoda at Son Tra Peninsula
DescriptionWe will begin our day trip with a visit to the capital and religious center of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son, which has been designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Beautifully situated in a lush green valley, there are dozen of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th century. Have lunch at a local restaurant then we will discover Marble Mountains (Vietnamese: Ngu Hanh Son; literally “five elements mountains”) Here, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning natural caves of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the mountain. Stone steps carved into the mountain lead to a Buddhist Pagoda. We will climb up the stone stairs and visit the caves and pagodas as well as admire the beautiful panoramic view. Marble Mountain Linh Ung Pagoda at Marble Mountains has been designated a national historical and cultural site by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. We will also visit Am Phu Cave where there is a replica of “Heaven and Hell”, we can listen to the clapping of bats’ wings in the cave, contemplate the mysterious pagodas and the sculpturing village. We finally visit Son Tra Linh Ung Pagoda with the spectacular Son Tra Quan Yin, or Goddess of Mercy statue.
IncludesHotel pickup and drop-off Transportation as per itinerary English-speaking tour guide Entrance fees One way elevator transport at Marble Mountain Lunch Bottled drinking water Travel insurance
- Every child must be accompanied by an adult. Please book adult tickets for any additional children.