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1. Bana Hills

Ba Na Hills located in the Truong Son mountain range 25 km at an altitude of 1487m, its temperate climate, unspoiled forest, and spectacular views over the city of Da Nang's awe-inspiring bay and the Lao mountain range made Bà Nà a past popular place to retreat for the French long ago. Ba Na Hills – the double Guinness World record breaking cable car, honoured as both the longest and highest non-stop system in operation. However you will experience the cable car ride up to the hills. Upon arrival you will visit to the Ba Na Hills Fantasy Park, is a family entertainment complex.

 

2. Cham Island (Snokrkeling Tour)

Cham Island located only 30 minutes by speedboat from Hoi An Town (Cua Dai Quay), it is perfect for a day trip with snorkeling or a dive on some beautiful corals, a delicious seafood lunch on the island. The climate is ideal: always cool all the year round. The flora and fauna is plentiful and maritime life offers spectacular views for snorkelers and divers alike. Today the Cham islands are also a Marine Protected Area (MPA) because of their many important marine habitants, especially beaches and coral reefs, and rich biodiversity. Cham Islands has just been recognized as the World Biosphere Reserve by the UNESCO.

 

3. Da Nang City Tour ( Galina’s Mud Bath)

Jutting out into the sea, the Son Tra Peninsula is crowned by the Son Tra Mountain that the American soldiers during the Viet Nam War called Monkey Mountain. The 13.5km-long mountain to the northeast of Da Nang acts as a barrier protecting the city from strong winds and storms coming in from the sea. Son Tra was also the name given to the district, with 7 wards, when Da Nang separated from Quang Nam–Da Nang Province to become a centrally-run city on 1 January 1997. The Son Tra scenery is very attractive, and tradition says that descending angels often alight on the summit to sing, dance and play chess.  The name Tien Sa (Tien: Angel, Sa: landing) originated from that.

Galina Resort is located at a favorable position on the travel route of My Khe beach. Da Nang Galina is the only mud bath resort on the coast of Danang. With lush green gardens and 5-storey building dedicated to the mud bath and spa premium package, this place will be an interesting destination for locals, domestic tourists, international tourists, family groups and friends while traveling to Da Nang beach city.Especially, mud baths are considered as a detoxifying skin therapy, blood circulation and prevent some joints diseases. Besides, this is also a great way to relax.


4. My Son Holly Land – Hoi An Ancient Town

Half day excursion to My Son Holly land of the former Cham Kingdom (the ruins of the former Cham Capital in the 4th century), Vietnam’s most evocative Cham site recently named by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. The Cham people considered this area, in the shadow of Cat’s Tooth Peak, the domain of the gods, and it served as the religious and intellectual center of the culture. They inhabited the area continuously from the late fourth century A.D. until the 13th century. Excavations reveal kings’ tombs that date back to the fourth century.

Hoi An Ancient Town is truly the most charming place to stop in central Vietnam. The preservation of 18th century architecture and way of life in the old town continues to lure wide eyed visitors. Once you arrive in Hoi An, you will wish you had planned to stay longer. It's a place that tugs on your sense of peace. It's safe and easy to explore. December in 1999, Hoi An Ancient Town was officially listed as a World Heritage Site.


You have 2 options:

Option 1: Leave My Son by bus, arrive at Hoi An at 13:00.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Hoi An ancient town: The Museum of History, Quangdong temple, The Chinese Assembly

17:00: Take off guests at hotel. Tour ends.

 

Option 2: Laeve My Son and transfer to boat - station , get on boat cruise along Thu Bon river to the traditional craft villages:Thanh Ha pottery village and Kim Bong carpentry village . Lunch will be served on boat ( light lunch ). Arrive Hoi An river dock at 3PM .

15:00: Visit Hoi An ancient town: The Museum of History, Quangdong temple, The Chinese Assembly

18:00: Take off guests at Hotel. Tour ends

 

INFORMATION

1. Visa Information

Visa Exemption: There are 77 countries are eligible for the visa exemption agreement, which permits a duration of stay up to 15-60 days, including AESEAN’s countries; Japan, South Korea, Russia, Belarus, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, France, UK, Italy, and Spain

Ways to obtain entry visa to Vietnam:

Apply for entry visa at the Vietnamese Embassy or Consulate in the traveler’s home country, or through travel agency at least 60 days prior to departure

Visa On Arrival:

Send the organizer (APSIC2019) a scanned copy of the passport page that includes name, birth date, passport number, picture, issue date, expiration date, etc. by email before the trip 15 days to arrival for arrangement

Receive an approval letter issued by the Vietnam Immigration Bureau through email.

Bring that letter together with 2 passport-sized photos and present them upon arrival for getting entry visa on arrival (pay a visa stamp fee of USD 45.00/custom)


2. Climate

Da Nang has a tropical monsoon climate, typically high and rather invariable temperature. There are two seasons annually: rainy season lasting from August to December and dry season from January to July.

From January to July: During the day, the sun blazes so bring a sunscreen jacket and lotion. In the evening, t-shirt and shorts are highly recommended for flexibility.

From August to December: Be prepared with a raincoat or umbrella for sudden rain. Also, it is cool and chilly during November and December, a coat is necessary to protect your body.


3. Currency

Vietnam dong (VND) is the official local currency.  As of this writing, the exchange rate is approximately 23,000 VND for 1 US dollar.  Visitors to Vietnam should have some VND handy for shopping, taxi, etc.  Additional money can be exchanged at the hotels, local banks, or ATM machines throughout the city.


4. Languages

Vietnamese is the national language.  However, English and French are also popular in international hotels, restaurants, and tourist sites.


5. Telecommunication

On early 2016, many big telecom firms began commercial testing of its 4G, or fourth generation mobile telecom technology, and will be widely deployed in 2019.

Vietnam ranks 16th in the world in terms of number of internet users, far above any of its neighboring Southeast Asian nations. The central area of the city is also free Wi-Fi coverage to serve citizens and tourists.

 

 

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