Welcome to Quang Ngai
The eponymous capital of Quang Ngai province is something of an overgrown village with no obvious attractions, so most visitors only drop by for a spot of grazing at lunchtime. The few travellers who venture here come to pay their respects to the victims of the most famous atrocity of the American War at nearby Son My.Even before WWII, Quang Ngai was an important centre of resistance against the French. During the... Read More
Top experiences in Quang Ngai
Quang Ngai activities
3-Day Ly Son Island and Quy Nhon Tour from Hoi An
Day 1: Hoi An – Ly Son Island (L, D) Departing Hoi An, head to Quang Ngai province, where you will enjoy lunch before starting the journey to Ly Son Island by speedboat from Sa Ky fishing port.Arrive on Ly Son and check in at the hotel before exploring Thoi Loi Mountain. Looking down from the peak, you can admire the colorful scene, from an immense field of green grass in the pan-shaped valley to the blue ocean, white sand, red basalt soil, and green garlic fields. Enjoy a seafood dinner. Overnight on Ly Son Day 2: Ly Son Island – Quy Nhon (B, L, D) Wake up early to watch the sunrise. After breakfast, get on a small boat to visit neighboring An Binh Island (Ly Son little island), where you can relax and take in views of the green-covered mountains and garlic fields. Along the mountains are beaches full of rocks, pebbles, and coral. Have lunch before the boat ride back to the main island.Continue your tour into Binh Dinh province on the mainland. Have dinner at a local restaurant, and head to the coastal city of Quy Nhon, where you'll check in at the hotel on arrival. If you wish, you can check out the laidback nightlife and enjoy local Quy Nhon beer (own expense). Overnight in Quy Nhon Day 3: Quy Nhon – Hoi An (B, L) Have breakfast at the hotel before visiting two of Quy Nhon’s most interesting historical attractions, Binh Dinh Museum and Thap Doi Cham Towers. Binh Dinh Museum is home to galleries that showcase items from ancient and modern history, from Cham sculptures to the French Colonial period to the wartime struggles of the Communist Party. The twin towers of Thap Doi Cham, built by the ancient Cham civilization, are surprisingly intact after so many years. Enjoy lunch before checking out of the hotel and heading back to Hoi An, where your tour concludes.
3-Day Ly Son Island and Quy Nhon Tour from Da Nang
Day 1: Da Nang – Ly Son island (L/D)Departing Da Nang, head to Quang Ngai province. From there you will enjoy lunch before beginning the journey to Ly Son Island, which can be reached by speed boat from Sa Ky fishing port. Arrive at Ly Son and check-in at the hotel before exploring Thoi Loi Mountain, looking down from the peak of the mountains. You can admire the spectacular colorful scene where one side is an immense field of green grass in the pan-shaped valley and the other side is a rainbow spectrum of colors from the blue ocean, white sand and red basalt soil to the green garlic fields. Enjoy seafood dinner. Overnight at Ly Son.Day 2: Ly Son – Binh Dinh province – Quy Nhon (B/L/D)Wake up early and enjoy the beauty of the sunrise. After breakfast, get on small boat to visit An Binh island (Ly Son little island). Relax as you enjoy views of mountain covered with green grass and the garlic fields that this area is famous for. Along the mountains are stunning beaches full of colorful rocks, pebbles and corals. Have lunch before getting a boat back to the main island. Continue to Binh Dinh Province. Have dinner at the local restaurant. Continue to Quy Nhon city. Check-in at the hotel on arrival. You will be able to go out and enjoy the laid back local nightlife-scene if you wanted a taste of local Quy Nhon beer. Overnight at Quy Nhon.Day 3: Quy Nhon – Da Nang (B/L)Have breakfast at the hotel, then visit two of Quy Nhon’s most interesting historical attractions; Binh Dinh Museum and Thap Doi Cham Towers.Binh Dinh Museum features galleries that showcase items from ancient and modern history, from Cham sculptures, to the French Colonial Period and the wartime struggles of the Communist Party.Thap Doi Cham Towers are unique twin towers, built by the ancient Cham civilization, which is surprisingly intact after so many years.Enjoy lunch before checking out and heading back to Da Nang.
5-Day Vietnam Central Coast Bike Tour from Hue to Nha Trang
Day 1: Hue - Hoi An 100km cycling (L, D)On the first day, we’ll drive by bus 18km out of Hue to the coast. There, we’ll begin riding off the beaten track for 40km along a picturesque, narrow peninsular road from Thuan An Beach to Vinh Loc. We’ll hop on a local ferry to cross an estuary of the Perfume River before re-mounting our bikes on Highway 1. Here, we will cycle the first of the day’s three hill climbs. In the evening, we’ll check into the hotel in Hoi An, enjoy dinner, and settle down for the night.Day 2: Hoi An 50km cycling (B, L)After a leisurely breakfast in this old trading port, we’ll take to the bikes for a ride around the city and into the villages of the surrounding countryside. We’ll briefly cycle to the quaint village of Thuan Tinh, set among rice fields and coconut groves. We’ll also stop to check out a strawberry garden and meet local villagers. The rest of the afternoon is yours to relax at the beach. Day 3: Hoi An - Quang Ngai - Qui Nhon 50km cycling (B, L)We’ll depart from Hoi An early in the morning and transfer to Quang Ngai. There, we’ll unload the bikes for a leisurely ride to Qui Nhon, the capital city of Binh Dinh Province. During the Vietnam War, Qui Nhon was a US-held port, supply center, and refuge for thousands fleeing heavy bombing in the countryside. We’ll stay overnight in this city. Day 4: Qui Nhon - Nha Trang 100km cycling (B, L)The fourth day’s ride is along on a unique little road that follows the Reunification Express Railway. Again, we’ll transfer out of town to avoid the main highway. Vietnam Bike Tours’ll start riding along a remote, but well-maintained road running alongside the tracks. Along the way, we’ll stop at Dai Lanh beach for refreshments and a dip in the sea before continuing to Nha Trang for our overnight stay.Day 5: Nha Trang(B, L)Following breakfast, we’ll drive to Nha Trang Pier for an authentic seacoast experience. We’ll take a morning boat trip; first, to the wondrous aquarium and then to Hon Mun Island.
5-Day Bike Tour from Hoi An to Nha Trang
Day 1 – Hoi An to Tam Ky (58 km ride - picnic L,D): 7:30am: Pick up at your hotel in Hoi An and vehicle transfer for about an hour to the trailhead. Start the ride on a 5 km long, pleasant road that turns into a rural area. From here on, the road meanders like a snake through rice paddy fields, fruit tree gardens, Casuarina and pine forests, sheltering most of our ride from the heat today. Lunch and relax at Tam Thanh beach. After lunch, continue biking 9km to Tam Ky City with an estimated arrival at 3pm. Check in Le Dung hotel and relax. Dinner will be organized at a local restaurant.Day 2 – Tam Ky to Quang Ngai - 106 km Total (41 km ride - B,picnic L,D): Buffet breakfast at the hotel and an early departure at 7:30 am. An hour vehicle transfer (65km) from Tam Ky to Chau O Town. From here, we veer towards the coast to start our ride on country roads through Sa Ky fishing village to My Lai (the site made famous by the massacre of 504 locals during the Vietnam War). Picnic lunch taken along the way. We continue biking in the afternoon along quiet country roads. We arrive at hotel in Quang Ngai at approximately 3:30 pm.Day 3 – Quang Ngai to Qui Nhon - 180 km Total (60 km ride - B,L): Vehicle pick up at the hotel then transfer to Phu My Town (2 hours) where we start our ride through rice paddy fields, salt making flats, fishing villages and mountainous areas. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant on the way then ride to Tuy Phuoc Town where we meet our vehicle. Transfer for 30 minutes to Qui Nhon City. Check into Royal Hotel in Qui Nhon. Free evening to have dinner and explore the city on your own.Day 4 – Qui Nhon to Tuy Hoa - 90 km Total (60 km ride - B, picnic L,D): 7:30 am: Transfer 30 minutes out of the City for the start of our 60 km ride. Transport vehicle is available for those wishing to bike shorter distances. Lunch will be taken on the way (picnic style on this day). We will stop our ride at Chi Thanh (Tuy An) Town where our vehicle will transfer us 30 minutes to Tuy Hoa City. Stay overnight at Saigon Phu Yen Hotel.Day 5 – Tuy Hoa to NhaTrang - 120 km Total (40 km ride - B,L): 7:30 am: Start riding from the hotel. Today is a shorter biking day to Vinh Ro Bay then up to the top of Ca Pass. We will take a break at Vung Ro Bay for picture taking and a recharge of your energy levels before a final 3 km push to the top of Ca Pass (10% grade). Vehicle pick up then transfer to Nha Trang. Lunch at a local restaurant on the way. Arrival in Nha Trang between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm. Drop off at your hotel. End trip.
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