Da Nang: Gateway to Central Vietnam
Da Nang, Vietnam’s third largest city, is right at the heart of what was once the ancient Kingdom of Champa (home of the Cham civilization).
Five miles (8km) south of Da Nang, a cluster of five hills is known as Marble Mountains or “Mountains of the Five Elements”.
Ba Na Hill Station
45 minutes drive from Danang or around 40km west of Danang, Ba Na is located 1,487 meters above sea level in the Truong Son mountain range.
Hoi An (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Established in the 15th century, the ancient town of Hoi An was once one of the most important trading ports in Southeast Asia and an important centre of East–West cultural exchange.
My Son Valley (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
My Son Valley was the spiritual centre of the ancient Cham civilisation, in the same way as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Borobudur in Indonesia and Pagan in Myanmar.
Hue (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Hue was once the national capital and is today one of Vietnam’s most important historical attractions.
Phong Nha Caves (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a giant mountain reserve which stretches to the border of Laos, is renowned for the spectacular Phong Nha Caves - buried within Vietnam’s largest primeval jungle.