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Top things to do in Danang

Hai Van is popular amongst thrill-seeking motorcyclists
Top things to do in Danang offer travellers of any ages, lifestyle and personality a new perspective of the bustling coastal town. Thanks to a number of tour operators available within the center of the city, travelers will easily experience and enjoy many fun things in Danang’s countryside and verdant mountains. Paradise cruisesDanang off-road tours

Danang off-road tours

Danang off-road tours- source: internet

The next stops are Ban Co Peek, Monkey Mountain, Linh Ung Pagoda, Son Tra View Tower, and a 1960s army radar station where you can enjoy a gorgeous panoramic view of Danang city itself and the Danang Bay’s bow-shaped coastline. Off-road tours, priced at USD200 onwards, will also take you to other locales in Danang such as Quy Nhon, My Lai and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of My Son.



Surfing- source: internet

Thanks to its warm climate and expansive beaches with great waves, Danang offers one of the best surfing opportunities making it one of the most popular activities here. The months of September and March, with an average water temperature of 25 are surfing season. Halong Dragon Pearl cruise

Cooking classes

Cooking class

Cooking class- source: internet

In Danang, cooking classes are conducted in popular local restaurants and five-star hotels, where you can get a hands-on approach in preparing authentic Vietnamese dishes. Each class, priced at $50USD onwards, is inclusive of a short visit to the local market to shop and bargain for fresh produce, meat, ingredients, herbs and spices and of course, a brief introduction to Vietnamese-style cooking techniques.

Fusion Maia Danang - Spa Therapy

Fusion Maia Danang – Spa Therapy- source: internet

After a long day exploring Danang City and beyond, a pampering spa treatment is the perfect end. Numerous five-star resorts in this coastal town such as Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa and InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort are fully fitted with luxurious spa centers offering an array of body scrubs, wraps and massages, as well as facial treatments and reflexology.

Hai Van Pass motorcycle tour

Hai Van Pass motorcycle tour

Hai Van Pass motorcycle tour- source: internet

Standing at 500m above sea level, Hai Van Pass or Sea Clouds Pass – the highest pass in Vietnam, offers an impressive landscape of clear blue skies and verdant mountains, overlooking Danang City, South China Sea, Son Tra Peninsula and Tien Sa Port. Due to its blind corners, sudden curves and winding roads, the 25 kilometer-long mountain pass, whose lookout point offers gorgeous views of Danang Bay, is popular amongst thrill-seeking motorcyclists.

Hai Van is popular amongst thrill-seeking motorcyclists

Hai Van is popular amongst thrill-seeking motorcyclists- source: internet

A motorcycle journey between Danang and Hue through Hai Van Pass expects to take from three to five hours, and longer if you stop along the coastline for seafood and coffee. Motorbikes can be rented from numerous hotels and tour operators in Danang City with the price of between VND 150,000 to VND 200,000 per day ($6.5-$8.7). Besides the requirement for the use of a powerful bike, do note that Hai Van Pass motorcycle tours should be challenging for new riders.

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