8. Hoi An: Marble Mountain & My Son Guided Day Trip with Lunch
Learn more about Vietnam's Buddhist origins and ancient history while visiting Marble Mountain and its complex of five marble and limestone hills that represent the five main elements of the universe - Iron Mountain (Kim), Wood Mountain (Moc), Water Mountain (Thuy), Fire Mountain (Hoa), and Earth Mountain (Tho). Explore these nature works and discover Buddhist pilgrimage sites and sanctuaries, such as Tam Thai Pagoda and Linh Ung Pagoda.
My Son Sanctuary is an architectural ensemble of unique tower-temples and many beautiful stone sculptures in tropical jungle surroundings. It supposedly is the religion center and culture of the Champa Ancient Kindom.
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we will visit Marble Mountain, also known as Ngu Hanh Son, is the group of five hills, made of limestone and marble. There are many beautiful caves, pagodas, temples... All of the mountains have cave entrances and numerous tunnels. Several Buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains.
The marble mountain has become one of the must-see destinations for those who enjoy the beauty of nature and want a respite from the busy urban areas.
We will come back local family for Vietnamese lunch.
After marble mountains, we will come back Hoi An and pick up other tourist and then we leave Hoi An for My Son sunset tour in the afternoon.
Then, the bus will take you to visit My Son. You’ll walk around with our guide to see the historic and culture ruins of the 13th century, and be brought back to the glorious time of the Champa civilization.During your visit to My Son, the Guide will show you the remains of special brick tower, explain the origin and historical significance of the site including the meanings of each tower or monument.
We also enjoy the traditional Cham dance . They show local costumes and song
with traditional instrumental accompaniment.
At 5pm leaving My Son by minibus to riverside and take private boat to Hoi An. You will enjoy Banh My (Vietnamese bread) and sunset sightseeing from the boat.
*** It will be extra-charged 50% by cash for booking on Public Holiday from 02 to 04 September, 2023