Reasonable time to visit Da Nang
October to January is rainy season and October to December is stormy season. January to April is the proper time for economical tourists thank to reasonable service prices. Besides, the weather at this time is pretty cool and there is no storm.
Moreover, if you want to enjoy the firework competition of many counties, you can visit Da Nang in late April and the beginning of May (on 30/04 and 01/05). As a result, 30/4 festival tour is the best choice in Da Nang.
Transportation to Da Nang
Da Nang is the heart of the central that is located on the north-south railway. Da Nang Gas address is 202 Hai Phong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City, Tel: (0511) 3821175 that is 1.5 km north from city center. This gas station is the stop place of all Thong Nhat trains. Visit the website www.vetau.com.vn for more information about time and price.
Thong Nhat trains from Hanoi to Da Nang are SE1, SE3, SE5, SE 7, TN1. Distance: 791km, travel time: about 14 hours (Hanoi Gas: 120, Le Duan Street, Hoan Kiem District, tel: 043.9423697).
Daily Thong Nhat trains from Saigon to Danang are SE2, SE4, SE6, SE8. Distance: 790km, travel time: about 15 hours. Saigon Railway Station Address: 01 Nguyen Thong Street, Ward 9, District 3, HCMC, Tel: 08.39318952.
Places to stay in Da Nang
Hotel room reservations shall suit your trip purposes and destinations. Hotels here are mainly located in two areas: the downtown and My Khe coast. If you go to Da Nang for business trip, you should choose hotels on Bach Dang (Hai Chau District). Staying there, you will have enough time to move to other places of the city and admire the panoramic beauty of Da Nang with specific icons like Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge and Thuan Phuoc Bridge.
Meanwhile, seaside hotels are reasonable choices for a relaxing trip. You can relax in fresh air, explore the beauty of Son Tra Peninsula and Da Nang beaches as well as enjoy appealing seafood or watch sunrise and sunset on the beach.
Tourist attractions in Da Nang
Art Museum of Cham Sculpture (commonly known as Cham Museum) is the only worldwide museum of Cham culture that preserves ancient Cham Kingdom relics.
Hai Chau village communal house: the oldest village communal house in Da Nang
Nghia Trung Hoa Vang: Hoa Que tower relics, Ba Temple, Cham ancient wells, Cham temples and Hoa Que village ancestor house. These are prominent attractions of Da Nang.
Han River Bridge is not only the symbol of Da Nang but also the only rotatable bridge of Vietnam. Formerly, the center part of the bridge can be rotated 90 degrees around the axis at 0h30 and turned back at 3:30.
Dragon Bridge: The new bridge opened in 2013, connecting Da Nang airport to My Khe Beach and Marble Mountain. This "Dragon" can breathe fire and water at 21h on Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
Con market: Da Nang and central region largest shopping area. Besides, this is also one of popular visiting places of Da Nang.
Son Tra Peninsula or Monkey Mountain:
Tien stream and Da stream: two wild beautiful streams located in Son Tra Mountain are popular resting places in Son Tra Peninsula tours.
But beach (But Bay): hiding in a beautiful straits, Bai But is a place of sea and mountains.
Bac Beach: A new destination of Da Nang that is located in the northern bay of Son Tra Peninsula.
Eat coast beaches of Da Nang
Pham Van Dong Beach: a public beach built with the capital of 12 billion is considered as an attraction of residents and tourists. Location: Phuoc My Ward, Son Tra district, the East Sea Park.
Bac My An Beach: located in Bac My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang with white sand and blue water as well as stable temperature throughout the year are the advantages of this beach.
Marble mountain area
Non Nuoc stone carving village: a famous place for marble products. Location: Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district.
Non Nuoc beach: with the length of 5km and pine hill resting place as well as white sand beach and gentle waves along with pure water attracts domestic and foreign tourists.
Steep and craggy Hai Van Pass: is the overhang of Truong Son ranges to the sea. Besides, Hai Van Pass is the border of the South and North of Vietnam.
Cam Ne mat Village: 14km southwest from Da Nang center, located in Hoa Tien commune, Hoa Vang District has long been known for traditional flower mats that presented in Nguyen emperors’ residences.
Over 500 year-old Tuy Loan Village: Located on the southwest, 15km from Da Nang center. Visitors should try Banh Trang and Quang noodles when visiting this village.
Nam O Reefs: there is a reef (local fishermen called Nam O reefs) that is 2 km southeast from Nam O village center (Hoa Hiep Nam Ward, Lien Chieu District, Da Nang - Da Nang is located between the Hai Van Pass). Nam O reef is a home of many species of fish and seafood thank to diverse seaweeds.
Eating places: Restaurants, snacks and Da Nang specialties
Con market, Han market along with some new supermarkets like Metro, Big C, Intimex, Bai Tho, Nhat Linh, and Ocean are main commercial places of Da Nang.
There are many specialties such as Quang noodles, steamed pork rolled with rice papers, pancakes, roast veal, fish ball noodles, fish sauce noodles, dried sesame cake, Nam O fish sauce that can be bought as gifts.