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Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Monkey Mountain and Am Phu Cave Tour

1. Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Monkey Mountain and Am Phu Cave Tour

After pickup from your hotel in Da Nang or Hoi An, visit the Son Tra Mountain, also known as Monkey Mountain, to gain insight into Vietnam's rich history of Buddhism and Hinduism. Then, visit the Lady Buddha statue, the tallest Buddhist statue in Vietnam, reaching a height of 220 feet (67 meters). Next, visit local stone factories and sculpture shops, before visiting Marble Mountain. Visit the Âm Phủ cave, to take a walk through a re-creation of Buddhist hell. At midday enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with authentic Vietnamese dishes. You'll be transferred back to your hotel around 1:00 PM.

Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Marble Mountains, and Hoi An Day Trip

2. Da Nang: Lady Buddha, Marble Mountains, and Hoi An Day Trip

Join this tour to visit the Linh Ung Pagoda and Old Town Hoi An. Visit Lady Buddha, the Marble Mountains, and the Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle. Start your tour with pickup at your hotel or at the specified meeting point. First, stop at Son Tra Peninsula national park and admire its views of the sea. Visit Linh Ung Pagoda, home to the tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy in Southeast Asia. Admire the caves of Buddhist pagodas of the Marble Mountains. Visit the Stone Carving Village of Non-Nuoc and enjoy local cuisine at a restaurant. Explore the peaceful Cam Thanh Coconut Jungle and go round net and cast net fishing and basket boat rowing. Visit Old Town Hoi An to discover Phuc Kien Pagoda, the Old House of Phung Hung, and the Japanese Bridge. Shop at the Hoi An Central Market, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, and explore the night market.

Private Tranfer from Hue to Danang and Hoi An City

3. Private Tranfer from Hue to Danang and Hoi An City

Be collected from your accommodation in Hue and travel in a private car to the pretty village of Lang Co, famous for its golden sand beach. Get breathtaking views of the landscape as you drive to a eucalyptus oil village, and then cross the Hai Van Pass in the Annamite Mountains. Be rewarded with one of the finest views in Vietnam. Continue to the Cham Museum in Da Nang, and learn all about the ancient culture of the ethnic Cham people of Vietnam and Cambodia. See the beautiful beach of My Khe where US marines stayed from 1965 to 1973. Visit the stone carving village of Non Nuoc, and end with a nature walk on Marble Mountains south of Da Nang city. Discover the mysterious caves and Buddhist temples scattered across the limestone hills. End the trip in Hoi An.

From Da Nang: My Son and Marble Mountains Full-day Tour

4. From Da Nang: My Son and Marble Mountains Full-day Tour

We 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.

Hoi An to Hue Excursion by Private Car

5. Hoi An to Hue Excursion by Private Car

Travel from Hoi An to Hue by private car with a driver who speaks basic English. Take time to visit many beautiful spots along the way. Choose your preferred time of departure for the three-hour trip. On the way from Hoi An to Hue, you can ask your driver to stop at places of your choice, such as Marble Mountain – a land of dream-like landscapes with pagodas and grottoes, or Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village – where internationally famous marble handicrafts are made. You might choose to stop at My Khe Beach - one of the most perfect of Da Nang's beaches, Hai Van Pass, palm-shaded Lang Co Beach, and Elephant Springs as well.

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What people are saying about Marble Mountains

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based on 95 reviews

Jasmine, our guide yesterday was wonderful! She was informative, personal, and bubbly. We enjoyed our tour very much and will tell others about your company, Jasmine & the great tour! Thank you!

The tour was quite nice. The caves and the marble mountains were exquisite. The tour guide was very well informed and entertaining.

Vi was sun a great guide! The view from monkey mountain and the cave were spectacular. Vegetarian lunch was also available

Tour guide Michael is very professional and friendly. Nice trip and food is nice too

Great planning by Venus travels. Amazing experience