My Son

My Son, located 50 km from Hoi An,s a large complex of religious relics that comprises of more than 70 architectural works. 

Choose from the following tours :

MY SON (Half day)

MY SON BY JEEP & BOAT (Full day)

MY SON – HOI AN (Full day)

MY SON – TRA QUE (Full day)

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MY SON (Half day)
MY SON BY JEEP & BOAT (Full day)
MY SON - HOI AN (Full day)
TRA QUE - MY SON (Full day)

08:00 Start the day, with a half day trip to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son. Here, 40km southwest of Hoi An, in a lush green valley, are dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.

07.30      Your jeep and guide will meet you at your hotel. We start our jeep tour through the countryside,  stopping  at the busy fish market on the outskirts of town for some great photo opportunities. Your drive continues the 50kms to My Son, passing breath taking scenery, rural villages and a bustling town  and markets.  We stop at an ancient Banyan Tree in Nam Phuoc and enjoy a Vietnamese coffee.

09.00      We continue  our jeep tour to My Son and arrive to the haunting sound  of Cham music, where  we stop  to take  in the vibrantly dressed  dancers  enjoying a traditional  dance performance. Your walking tour to the Cham ruins begins with a short ascent  along a track bordered by jungle. As we reach the top, the ancient ruins appear.  While you explore the area your guide will explain the  history of the  religious site which served as a burial site for the Cham monarchs  many centuries ago.

11.00      Once we have explored My Son, we take the drive back to Hoi An by jeep to start our boat  trip.

12.00      Before  boarding  our  boat,  we  visit the  Thanh  Ha pottery  village. The village is famous for its earthen ware and thrived in the 16th and 17th centuries. It continues  to make the bricks and tiles and other earthen wares for the buildings in the Old Town. After our tour we continue  to Thanh Ha Pier, you board your private boat and take a cruise through the Hoi An countryside along the picturesque  Thu Bon river.

12.30      Relax and enjoy a Vietnamese cooking demonstration on board the boat.

14.00      We stop and enjoy the sights and sounds  of Tra Nhieu fishing village, the Duy Hai fishing market and stunning  coconut  forest of Bay Mau.

Optional  activity: Consider  a range  of optional  activities as part  of your tour.  Kayaks and bicycles are stored  on board.  You can enjoy a kayak trip or paddle  in a bamboo basket boat on the river or a bicycle trip to Dong Binh Village to enjoy a closer look at the daily lives of the villagers.

15.00      Return to either Nguyen Hoang or Thuan Tinh dock and after a short stroll to your vehicle, we return to your hotel.

08:00 Start the day, with a half day trip to visit the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom, My Son. Here, 40km southwest of Hoi An, in a lush green valley, are dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.

Then go to the dock and board on boat cruise along Thu Bon river back to Hoi An with picnic lunch. On the way we will stop at Carpentry village, Pottery village and Cam Ha fish market.

08:00 Ride a bicycle to a local farm in Tra Que village. You will take a trip around the vegetable garden and join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake. Continue doing some next steps such as: raking the ground, sowing, watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities. Then spend the rest of the morning working the land in the time honored way, before breaking to prepare lunch with a local family. Your lunch with consist of many local delicacies including ”tam huu” spring roll, banh xeo or local pancake of people’s middle region. After your lunch and the exertions of the morning, take an even more traditional Vietnamese post-prandial nap before learning how to harvest and wrap the vegetables.

Then depart to My Son, the capital and religious centre of the former Champa Kingdom. Here, 40km southwest of Hoi An, in a lush green valley, are dozens of red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries. Back to Hoi An.


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