Hoi An is known as one of the most interesting tourist destinations in Central Vietnam and the world. Enjoy an 8-hour shore excursion from the Tien Sa or Chan May Port to discover this Hoi An UNESCO Heritage site and some of the town’s most significant sights. Along the way, take stops to visit some beautiful sites such as Marble Mountain, Non Nuoc Beach and Cham Museum in Da Nang City
Depart Chan May/Tien Sa Port and drive to Hoi An for the start of this full-day shore excursion. Sit back and relax as you admire the typical countryside of central Vietnam. Upon arrival, explore Hoi An’s compact Old Town to see well-preserved buildings from the 15th-19th centuries, when it was a vital trading port of Southeast Asia. Your guide will tell you about the street plan reflected the influence of both the indigenous settlers and foreign tradesmen.You'll see some of the temples, markets and old bridges, such as the Japanese Covered Bridge across the Thu Bon River and Chinese Assembly Halls, and hear about the history of the town from your guide. You'll have time to look into antique shops and walk around town, even discover tailors, where you can get a dress made within hours.Enjoy a stop for lunch at a local restaurant located in the heart of the historic district of Hoi An.After lunch, head north to the Marble Mountains of Da Nang Province. On your way. you’ll see the 5 mountain peaks that symbolize the 5 essential elements, and 156 stone steps leading to a Buddhist temple at the summit of Thuy Son. Explore the stone village in the mountain foothills, where skilled sculptors created many marble products from the quarries of Non Nuoc and Champa museum before your return transfer to the port.