Danang travel guides: Hotels, Attractions, Transport and Weather
Danang travel guides will provide you with everything there is to know about Danang - the City of Bridges. Considered one of the most worth-living places in Vietnam, Danang also attracts millions of tourists every year thanks to its heaven-like natural landscapes and pleasant weather all year round. If you are planning to visit this coastal city, read the travel guides below to better prepare for your trip.
When to visit Danang?
Situated in the South Centre of Vietnam, Danang is a stunning coastal city with a relatively pleasant tropical climate. Unlike the northern cities like Hanoi that feature four seasons in a year, Danang only has two different seasons, which are:
The dry season: Begins in April and ends in late October
The rainy season: Begins in November and ends in March
The best time to travel to Danang is the months between February and May. During this period of time, there’s less rainfall than any time of the year and the humidity levels are also the lowest. The temperature is not too high, usually 20°C - 32°C.
Less unexpected rainfall means that it’s a great time for you to enjoy the beautiful beaches in Danang. This is also the time of festivity, as people all around the country gather to take part in the Quan The Am festival. During springtime, you can also trek through Son Tra Peninsula or climb up the Marble Mountains to take in the amazing vistas.
June to August is the peak season of tourism in Danang. With the high temperature of up to 35°C, the sandy beaches of Danang become the perfect getaway place for travelers. If you want to avoid big crowds, try not to visit the beaches on the weekend.
Danang travel guides: Most famous attractions in Danang
Apart the amazing beaches, Danang also boasts many other renowned attractions. Below are some of the best spots in Danang for you to explore:
The Marble Mountains
Located in Ngu Hanh Son district, the Marble Mountains feature five magnificent limestone and marble hills. Each mountain peak is named after an important natural element: Kim Son (Metal), Moc Son (Wood), Thuy Son (Water), Hoa Son (Fire) and finally Tho Son (Earth).
When visiting this iconic attraction, traveler’s will have a chance to see the majestic pagodas, shrines, temples and caves along the way. the top of the Marble Mountains, you can observe the breathtaking scenery of My Khe Beach and the surrounding areas.
Danang is famous for its many popular bridges, and the Dragon Bridge is definitely one of them. This bridge crosses Han River and it’s well-known for its dragon-like shape and the capability of spraying and flushing water, making a colorful performance of water, light and fire.
Museum of Cham Sculpture
The Museum of Cham Sculpture dates back to 100 years ago and it was built in honor of the Cham Kingdom. This museum boasts an unique architecture with a perfect blend of Gothic style and some Hindu elements.
My Khe Beach
My Khe Beach is considered among the most stunning beaches in the world by Forbes. Here you can enjoy the picturesque sights the early morning till sunset and experience Danang’s bustling nightlife. Have an ultimate relaxing time experiencing the white sand, soft waves and unspoiled waters. There are also numerous luxury hotels and resorts, beachside restaurants and bars surrounding My Khe Beach. While visiting this dreamy beach, you can participate in many activities like surfing, sunbathing, swimming and so on.
My Son Sanctuary
Adventurers can’t miss out on the opportunity to discover My Son Sanctuary - a famous UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. Revive the memories of the Champa Kingdom in its golden era while visiting many Hindu temples within the sanctuary and admire the sophisticatedly crafted stone sculptures.
Danang travel guides: Where to stay in Danang
Just like other major cities of Vietnam, Danang has to offer a wide range of guesthouses, resorts and hotels. If you want to easily reach the famous spots of Danang, staying in Hai Chau district is a great choice as it’s a dynamic district situated between the airport and Han river.
In case you want to go on a walking tour along the Han river, there are also many hotels and homestays near the Dragon Bridge. The high-end hotels and resorts overlooking the beach are perfect options for travelers who want to experience quality service and get away the busy city center.
How to reach Danang
There are different ways for you to travel to Danang:
By plane: Flights to Danang the major cities of Vietnam are organized daily
By bus: You can contact the travel companies or the bus station and book ticket to Danang
By train: Although traveling by train might take longer time, you’ll still have a great experience if you buy sleeper train ticket
Hopefully the above Danang travel guides will give you the main idea about how your trip to Danang will be. Don’t forget that Sao La Tours have some of the best local travel experts to assist you on planning a perfect Danang trip. Simply visit our website or contact our hotline so that the 1:1 travel consultants can customize your vacation based on your likings and preferences.