The Ba Na Hill, Da Nang, Vietnam
The Ba Na Hill, Da Nang, Vietnam

Da Nang Travel Guide

Da Nang is in the Central Region of Vietnam, south of Hai Van Pass, 1 hour flight from either Hanoi or Saigon, 30km from Hoi An Old Town, 3 hours drive from Hue (about 110km-120km depending on if you take the tunnel or Hai Van Pass).

 A pristine beach near Da Nang City
A pristine beach at Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang City, Vietnam

 

 

Ba Na Hill Station - Da Nang - Vietnam
Ba Na Hill Station - Da Nang - Vietnam

Da Nang possesses pristine beaches which once served as R&R bases for US servicemen during the war. Da Nang also has Ba Na Mountain, which is nearly 1,500m above sea level, and which was built into a hill station by the French colonialists earlier. There's also a cluster of mountains called the Marble Mountains representing the 5 Elements of the Earth on the way from Da Nang to Hoi An Old Town.

Nature of the Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang, Vietnam
Nature of the Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang, Vietnam

AdventureGreen.com offers a number of eco-tours and relaxing beach holidays to Da Nang. From Da Nang, you can also day-trip to Hoi An, to Hue, to My Son Cham Ruins, to My Lai Massacre Site.