Lying at the halfway point between Hanoi capital in the South and Ho Chi Minh City in the South, Danang is not only the center of commerce and transportation in Central Vietnam but also the most popular tourist destination on Vietnam’s travel map.
The charm of this coastal city comes from the diversity of attractions, ranging from mountain resorts to charming beaches. With a focus on tourism development and the great hospitality of local people, Danang was listed in the world’s top 10 worth-living cities in 2018 by the famous travel magazine Live and Invest Overseas.
It additionally consolidates the attractiveness of this city, that’s why you can always easily find a Danang Tour or Day trips tour from Danang to enjoy all the appeal of this coastal site.
What To Do And What To See In Danang?
Nature treats Danang with fascinating terrain: long white-sand coastal and sloping yet spectacular mountains.
Treat yourself to a trip to Danang to jump into any of the beautiful beaches here like My Khe Beach, Thanh Khe Beach, and Non-Nuoc Beach. If you want to immerse in the fresh air, blue sky, gentle waves, and magnificent view of Son Tra Penisula, My Khe is the best choice.
My Khe Beach
The areas are covered with coconut trees and many services are provided, so it is the ideal place for relaxing, sightseeing, sunbathing, and recharging. Not far from My Khe towards the Marble Mountains, Non-Nuoc Beach is a great option for those into water sports, especially surfing. This site is also famous for seaweed, which reaches exportation standards.
Up to the higher terrain, the highlands in Danang also contribute to a must-visit destination in Vietnam. With a Danang Day Trip, tourists can experience the harmony of natural limestone hills and the man-made architecture of religious sites like Ngu Hanh Son, and Linh Ung Pagoda.
It would be a miss if we don’t mention Ba Na Hills ecotourism, which is considered “Da Lat, Sapa of Central Vietnam”. Get an escape from the scorching heat of the city center for a Ba Na Hills Day Tour and immerse in the tranquil and romantic scenery of this tourism complex, with the highlighted Golden Bridge - The shimmering bridge is held up by two giant concrete humans above the clifftops.
Golden Bridge - Danang
The unique architectural design of this giant bridge is acknowledged with a worldwide reputation. It even became the inspiration for a scene in the series The Sandman (Netflix).
Besides, you can explore the Son Tra peninsula with all kinds of services such as scuba diving, and kayaking, and if you travel at the right time, you can join tons of exciting festivals in these high and slop mountains stretching to the sea-like Cau Ngu festival, Hoa My village festival, Quan The Am festival, Muc dong festival,... to know more about Vietnamese culture.
Danang welcomes millions of travelers yearly with not only stunning attractions but also the hospitality of local habitats: everywhere you go you can have the generous assistance of locals.
On your vacation in Danang city, you can drive through the four bridges crossing the Huong River, and visit Han Market and Con market,... These traditional markets sell anything and clothes and groceries. Don’t worry about overpriced issues because the government strictly controls the average prices of services well.
Ba Na Hills Overview
Especially, the most giant bridge Dragon Bridge has fire breathing and water spraying performance at 9 pm every weekend and during the holidays. Moreover, you can wander along My Khe beach, crave more outdoor activities, and sunset, or visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture Art which highlights Cham architecture and conserve many artworks collected from the temples and towers from all over.
It will take quite a long time to discover all the attractions by oneself, so tourists usually choose a day trip or a city tour to enjoy Danang and learn about the culture and history from expert tour guides. Vietnam Airport Car provides professional private car service from and to Danang International Airport, join us to discover all the exciting attractions in this Central gem.
What to eat and drink in Danang?
The exquisite cuisine of Danang is the pride of local residents. So one of the Danang daily tours you should not miss is a street food tour to sample the numerous authentic local dishes - most of which can not be recreated anywhere else.
From fancy restaurants to street vendors, these specialties are worth trying at a reasonable price. One must-try dish is Banh Trang Cuon Thit Heo (sliced pork rolled with rice paper). You might think that “Pork and rice paper? many places have these”.
Banh Trang Cuon Thit Heo and Bun Thit Nuong
But the secret comes from the dipping sauce “Mam Nem” - not too strong as Mam Tom but flavorful and delightful with the taste of fresh ingredients give it a try and you will definitely miss this after your Danang trip!
Other dishes also guarantee to impress any traveler are Bun Mam (noodle salad with pork and anchovy fish sauce), Bun Thit Nuong, Banh Beo (rice cake with shrimp), Banh Xeo (sizzling cake), Banh Canh (soup cake).
These can easily be found at any local wet market such as Con Market, Nguyen Tri Phuong market, and Han market.
When to visit Danang?
In general, Danang has a pleasant climate all year round and can be divided into two seasons. The best time to visit Danang is from March to May and September to October as the temperatures are not too high, and the clear calm sea and the clear blue sky make it best for sightseeing.
However, you should be aware that there are unpredictable rainstorms from September to November. As Danang is a popular retreat for domestic and foreign tourists, you can choose to visit in peak seasons with ideal weather, or the other time of the year when many discounts are available and less tourist density.
The Tours from Danang
As Danang is the 4th biggest city in Vietnam, it is certainly easy to travel to and from this coastal city. After treating yourself to a Danang Day Tour, take time to visit the fascinating nearby world’s cultural heritages, such as the ancient citadel of Hue, Hoi An Old Town, and My Son Sanctuary and Hai Van pass with private car rides from Vietnam Airport Car.
Hoian in Day Tour
Hoian is the most popular destination to pay for a day trip when you visit Danang. Only 1 hour's drive from the city center of Danang to the south, the route to Hoian is amazing for sightseeing the tranquil greenery alongside the route before reaching this ancient old town.
What makes Hoi An Old Town special is the beauty of thousand lanterns and signature yellow house shops. On a day trip to Hoi An, you can admire the traces of a quarter that was once the biggest trading center of the whole country. Day tours also include must-try cuisines such as Mi Quang, Cao Lau, and Nuoc Mot,...
Enjoy an authentic experience in this unique quarter of Central Vietnam.
Hoian in Day Tour
Hue Day Trip from Danang
Lying in the opposite direction compared to Hoian, Hue is the ancient capital city that once was the home of many Vietnamese dynasties. Travel by car from Danang Airport or the city center with Vietnam Airport Car and 2 hours later you will officially start a full-day trip back in time with historical traces of Hue.
Don’t miss a chance to voyage along the Perfume River on a dragon boat, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the Imperial Forbidden Citadel. The beautiful architecture and the story behind it will surely enhance your impression of Vietnamese history.
Hue Day Trip from Danang
Hoian to Hue tour
A Hoian to Hue tour is a great option to capture all the highlighted attractions on the way, including the coastal city of Danang. Instead of spending the whole day on a bus or train, you can have a chance to take photo stops along the way at China Beach, Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass (the Top 10 most beautiful coastal roads in the world), and Cau Hai Lagoon.
Tours also include a short visit to Cham Museum, Linh Ung Pagoda with views of the Marble Mountains, and many more activities. Don’t just sleep on the way transiting to Hue!
Hoian to Hue tour
Enjoy the remarkable scenery and unmissisarable attractions with us.
Vietnam Airport Car serves private rides from Danang Airport or the city center of Danang, guaranteeing you professional and devoted services.
With the information about Danang Tourism, we hope to assist you with some useful guides before you spend your vacation on this beautiful coast.
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