MY LAI MASSACRE DAY TRIP
Duration: full day. - Departure: Da Nang or Hoi An.
My Lai, in the central Vietnam district of Son My, 140 km south of Da Nang, was a watershed in the history of mordern U.S combat and a turning point in the puplic perception of the Vietnam War. On March 16, 1968, the angry and frustrated men of Charlie Company,11 Brigade, American Division, entered the village of My Lai. The Search and Destroy mission degenerated into the massacre of over 300 unarmed civilians including women, children and the elderly. Lt. William Calley ordered his men to enter the village firing. There were no reports of opposing fire.
This day trip to the historical My Lai sight from Da Nang or Hoi An allows you to visit the museum, meet the local villagers and tour around the village.
Price: $110/group of 02 persons. First extra person $20. Further extra person $10
Inclusion: - A/C private transprtation and transfer. - English speaking guide. - Admission fees and permits where applicable. - Services charges and government taxes.
SNORKELING & GO FISHING AT SON TRA PENINSULA, DA NANG CITY - 6 hours
The highlight of this tour is the activity at Son Tra Peninsula with spiritual tourism demand, tourism can explore the island replacing the other sea tours on winter - spring is not restricted by the time and rough sea weather conditions.
South Son Tra Beach is beautiful and widest beach, one of the best beaches along the 50km coastline of the Son Tra Peninsula.
From the sea level you can have a look up at the Lady Buddha, with a height of 67m height, as well as the marble mountains.
While snorkeling, you will be able to see the rich blue coral, plenty of colorful fish and local fishermen.
After that, a high-speed boat will take you to a white sand beach for some sunbathing and a seafood lunch.
After lunch, get back the van and head back to Da Nang city.
Price: $ 46 US per person, including hotel pick up and drop off, hi speed boat, fishing tools, snorkeling and sea food lunch, bottled water.
Great experiences guaranteed by locals
DA NANG HOT SPRING PARK, DAY TOUR
08:00 Tour guide and driver pick you up from your hotel lobby, depart for Nui Than Tai Hot Spring Park in the west of Da Nang city.
08:45 Stop at the entrance for check-in and taking photoes. With the eletric car, you’ll be transferred to the gathering swimming pool area to enjoy Jacuzzi lake and Luoi river in Long Tien cave. Experience the miniature water park, relax under the artificial giant mushrooms or enjoy the squirt massage…
You will continue enjoying the hot spring lake, relax and taste some eggs boiled in natural hot water. (not included). You can also choose your own private space to try advanced bath services such as teas, milk, mud, caffeine, alcohol, or onsen bath, ...and enjoy the tea ceremory. (not included)
You will have time to enjoy the water park with many interesting games.
12:30 Check out and get transfered to the local restaurant on the way back to have lunch with traditional dishes.
HUE CITY TOUR OF CULTURAL HERITAGE SITES AND LOCAL FOOD TASTE
Day 1: Tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby and transfer to Hue city center by Trang Tien Bridge and stop at the Imperial Citadel (also called Dai Noi for 143 years reigned by Nguyen Dynasty,) to visit the King Palace, Royal Theater, Forebiden Purple City, Book pavilion, Royal temple, Nine Dynastic Urns. We will then join in some activities of making handicraft products with Hue people at the Luc Bo Culture Space. Upon arrival to Perfume River, we will take a boat ride with local fisherman then have lunch with speciality in a local restaurant.
Afternoon visit to the Dong Ba market to study about daily life of Hue people and shopping habit of the villagers. We then take a cyclo riding around the city to take photo of the old building and beautiful landscape along the Perfume River.
Day 2: Tour guide and driver will drive you a long way to the mountainous area to explore the huge complex of Minh Mang Tomb. Then we come to visit and study the incredible architeque of Khai Dinh Royal Tomb – built in 11 years,
Have lunch then take a visit to the oldest temple of Heavenly Lady Pagoda on a small hill located next to Huong River.
Afternoon will be a special time with guide and locals for a food tour into the unbeaten baths of Hue ancient city and get inspired with Hue food Taste.
Tour ends when you feel good enough and want to get relaxed at your hotel.
OPTIONAL PICK UP FROM DA NANG CITY CENTER (TRUNG VUONG SQUARE)
At about 9.30 am, tour guide and driver will meet you at the Trung Vuong Square and get transfer to Han River for exploring and taking pictures of Dragon Bridge. Keep driving for visiting Marble Mountains, stone carving village nearby and Lady Buddha statue on Son Tra peninsula. We may have a light lunch then get transfer to Hoi An Old quarter in 45 minutes.
Reach the Faifo Making Village to see and experience the organice coffee, tea, oil workshop and traditional silk making for souvenirs and handicraft products..
We then walk along the UNESCO town for visiting the old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures, Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls and Hoian Cultural Museum or Folklore Museum.
At about 16h30 Get transfer back to sea port/pier. Tour ends.
Price: $ 88 US per person.
The costs are included tour guide, A/C minivan and driver, all entrance tickets, bottled water, wet tissue, first aid support.
Exclusions: food, travel insurance, gratuities, personal items.
HOI AN WALKING TOUR AND A COOKING CLASS IN THE RICE PADDY FIELD OF TRA QUE VILLAGE:
In the morning, we will visit the nearby rice paddies of the Tra Que village where we will have the chance to learn how to plant the rice & vegetable crops before enjoying a culinary class where we will learn how to make three traditional Vietnamese dishes. After lunch, we will return to our hotel to prepare for our tour around the ancient town of Hoi An. The architecture of Hoi An is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influence. There is plenty to see in this delightful town, some of which include the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 year old Tan ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the vibrant markets of silk & leather makers where you will be advised on where to be fitted for beautiful suits, dressmaking and shoes. Once our explorations are through, we will head back to our hotel
CRUISE SHIP PASENGERS WILL ARRIVE TO TIEN SA SEA PORT OR CHAN MAY SEA PORT WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING SERVICES IN DA NANG CITY, HUE IMPERIAL CAPITAL AND HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN.
Local guides, bus and activity tickets, transfer rental, tours by locals
Private transfer, Seat in Coach, Classes, workshop and events, food and coffee.
Things to do, Tours arranged for Globe Trotters.
Please be advised that you will need to walk in 10 minutes to meet guides.
From 8am to 10 am, meet at sea port and transfer to Da Nang city center for exploring and taking pictures of Dragon Bridge. Get on coach for visiting Marble mountains, stone carving village nearby and Lady Buddha statue on Son Tra peninsula or monkey mountain.
Get transfer to Hoi An Old quarter in 45 minutes.
Reach a local ửokshop to learn how to make a lantern.
Walk along the old quảter for visiting the old houses influenced by Chinese, Japanese, French and European architectures, Japanese Covered Bridge, the Phuc Kien Assembly Halls and Hoian Cultural Museum or Folklore Museum.
At about 14h30 Get transfer back to Tien Sa or Chan May sea port. Tour ends.
Tour cost: $ 68 US per person.
Inclusion: English speaking tour guide, A/C bus, driver, entrance tickets, bottled water drinks.
Special note: Cruise ship name must be informed before confirmation.