Lose yourself in the rich history of Vietnam’s Champa Kingdom on an expedition from Hoi An to My Son. From the romantic town of Hoi An to the middle of the Valley of the Kings, the Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary Half Day Tour encompasses stunning natural beauty, ancient temples and ruins, as well as a dash of culture with some captivating Apsara dance performances.
DurationApproximately 5 hours
Available dayEvery day
Meeting timeApproximately 07:30
Meeting pointYour Hotel Lobby
Catch a glimpse of the stunning Hoi An river network as you cross Cua Dai bridge
Explore the ancient My Son Sanctuary
Learn about the Champa Kingdom
Enjoy traditional Apsara dance performances
Take in the verdant scenery surrounding the Valley of the Kings
As you get ready for an unforgettable adventure into Vietnam’s ancient temples and kingdoms, start your day with splendid views as you embark on the scenic journey from Hoi An to My Son. One of many wow factors of the day is the moment you cross the Cua Dai bridge as you leave Hoi An, giving you a glimpse of the Hoi An river system, mountains and rolling hills, as well as the Cham islands in the distance – and this is only the beginning!
After a scenic journey, you’ll reach the majestic My Son Sanctuary, home to various ruins of temples built by the Champa Kingdom to the from the 4th to 14th century AD. Nestled between two mountain ranges and set amid the lush jungles of Central Vietnam, the temple complex is a picturesque exploration into Vietnam’s ancient history.
You’ll get to wander around the fascinating ruins and get a unique insight into the country’s rich historical and cultural heritage, learning about the Hindu temples originally built by the kings of Champa. While wandering through the Valley of the Kings, taking in the historical significance, make sure to take a moment to appreciate the verdant scenery that surrounds the temple complex.
Although partially destroyed during the Vietnam War, the My Son temple complex remains one of the most-recognized Hindu temple complexes of its kind in Southeast Asia and is often called the ‘Angkor Wat of Vietnam’ due to its importance throughout history as well as being one of the longest-inhabited archaeological sites in the region. Strolling through the ruins surrounded by tropical jungles, mountains, and fresh country air, the Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary Half Day Tour takes you far, far away from city life and transports you to eras gone by.
After getting drawn into entrancing Apsara dance performances and marvelling at the fascinating Cham temple ruins, you’ll return to beautiful Hoi An, where you can carry on exploring on your own. Satisfy your wanderlust in the Ancient Town and tick off yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site from your bucket list.
07:30Pick up at hotel - Transfer to My Son
09:30Arrive at My Son Sanctuary
10:00Visit My Son
10:30Watch Apsara performance
12:00Finish tour and drive back to Hoi An town
Free pick-up services are available for guests staying in the Cua Dai beach area and the Hoi An city centre.
Any guests staying outside of the aforementioned areas are requested to meet the tour guide at 30 Tran Hung Dao street, Hoi An, at 07.30 on your own arrangement.
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