Things to do in Da Nang Vietnam

Da Nang is the fourth biggest city in Vietnam, the city is located in the Central Region of the country, in between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Da Nang is 780km south of Hanoi and 850km north of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Da Nang is among the most popular tourist destinations in Vietnam. Let us find out what are the draw-cards of Da Nang tourism.

 - Beach vacations: Da Nang is home to some 30km of fine sandy beaches with a wide range of hotels and resorts. There are hotels of basic facilities, mid range hotels, boutique beach hotels and luxury beach resorts along the coast. Seafood is in abundance and a lot of sites of interest in the city for the visitors to explore.A gigantic Buddha Statue at Ba Na HIlls, Da Nang Vietnam

- Ba Na Hills with elevation over 1,000m is a great place to get away from summer heat. There is a theme park that could entertain you a full day. The Golden Bridge and the observation point offer jaw-dropping views of the forest, of the city and the sea from high above.

- Da Nang is home to several international standard golf courses along the coast and in the Ba Na Hills. Playing at the different golf courses provide absolutely different great experiences.

- The Marble Mountains and the Stone-Carving Village of Non Nuoc take you half a day to visit. The mountains are to represent the Five Elements: Fire, Water, Metal, Wood, Earth. The pagoda at the Marble Mountains offers great insight into the spiritual life in Vietnam.

- Red Beach was where US Marines first landed in Vietnam on March 8, 1965. You may like to visit the beach and the old airfield and recall the military operations here.

- Son Tra Peninsula is home to some primeval forest and wild monkeys which take half a day to visit. There are vantage points for great photographs of the beaches and the city from Son Tra.

- Taking a day trip to nearby tourist attractions: Hoi An Old Town, My Son Cham Ruins, Hue Imperial Citadel with Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach,...