Duration: Full day
Route: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An
Transportation: Mini van (16 seater) and boat
Bringing you closer to rural Vietnam. Combining a minivan adventure to My Son and a boat tour with a meal on the Thu Bon river, allowing you to observe daily life on the waterway system and the villages bordering it.
08h30: Depart from Rose Travel Service Office (37-39 Ly Thai To street).
Leaving Hoi An crossing the Cua Dai bridge with its spectacular views of the Hoi An river system, mountains and Cham islands, we arrive at the fishing village alive with activity as the market traders sell their evenings catch, providing some great photo opportunities.
09h45: Arriving at My Son, this “Valley of Kings” as described by French historians was once the capital of the Chăm Pa Kingdom from the 4th to 15th century.
Following a traditional dance performance, your walking tour to the Cham ruins begins with a short ascent along a jungle bordered track. While you explore the area your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial place for the Cham monarchs centuries ago.
12h00: Commence the drive back to Hoi An to start our boat trip on Thu Bon river. Departing from Nguyen Hoang dock, your boat journey of approximately two hours will take you past Duy Hai fishing village, Tra Nhieu – weaving village, Kim Bong carpentry village and Cam Thanh coconut jungle village.
15h30: The boat trip will finish at Nguyen Hoang dock in the old town. You will be free to explore the old town or return to your hotel by your own means.
Menu for lunch:
Inclusive of: Transportation, English speaking guide, 2 hour boat trip, lunch on the boat, entrance fee.
Exclusive of: Hotel pick up/drop off, personal expense, tips, VAT, travel insurance.
PRICE: 935,000 VND/PAX