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  1. Vietnam
  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An
  4. My Son Sanctuary

From Hoi An: My Son Tour by Bus and Boat

Product ID: 224112
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Witness over 1500 years of history as you wander through a mystifying chain of ruined Hindu temples. Take in an indispensable portion of Vietnam’s history. Enjoy a vegetarian lunch on a river cruise as you head back to Hoi An.
About this activity
Duration 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide

Pickup included

Hotels in Hoi An city center area. Please note that pickup is not available from Vinpearl Resort Golf Nam Hoi An, Koi Resort, hotels near /at Tra Que village, Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, La Belhamy Resort, An Bang Beach Hideaway Homestay, and An Bang Garden.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover the renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site that chronicles the ancient Champa kingdom
  • Wander the sacred grounds of ruined temples
  • Learn of religious tradition and Vietnamese custom from your expert guide
  • Enjoy lunch on a relaxing river cruise
Full description
Rich with cultural and historic significance, My Son sanctuary is one of the most beautiful and important religious sites in Vietnam. Your tour starts early, with pickup from your expert English-speaking guide at 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM. After a stunning drive through amidst lush hills and rushing rivers, you’ll arrive at the My Son at 10:00 AM — still early enough to beat the heat.

Wandering through the ruins of ancient temples to the Hindu god Shiva, your guide will recount the fascinating history of the kingdom of Champa, whose religious leaders began the construction of My Son in the 4th-century. See the ornate towers, now covered with bright green grass, with ornate pillars still suggesting the beauty of the complex when it was built.

After 2.5 hours of exploring, you’ll hop on a colorful boat bound back for Hoi An, where you’ll gather more priceless insight from your guide while you enjoy a local vegetarian lunch. Drifting down the Thu Bôn River, you'll get a further taste of the verdant beauty of the Vietnamese countryside, flanked by mountains and jungles on either side. By 2:30 PM you’ll be back at Nguyen Hoang pier in Hoi An, ready to take on the rest of your day.
  • Pickup service from your hotel
  • Tour guide
  • Vegetarian lunch and river cruise
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fee for My Son (150,000 VND per person, or around $6.00)
  • Gratuities
  • Pick up from: Vinpearl Resort Golf Nam Hoi An, Koi Resort, hotels near /at Tra Que village, Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, La Belhamy Resort, An Bang Beach Hideaway Homestay, An Bang Garden
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• A maximum of 40 people will be on the tour
• Transportation to your hotel after the tour not included
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Product ID: 224112