HUE TO HOI AN STOP AT CITY OF GHOSTS
Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An
Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An
Hue to Hoi An stop at City of Ghosts is the Private Transfer with our English speaking Drivers. As you wish, it is not only a transfer only but also a sightseeing trip. On the way, we will stop by at some beautiful places such as the City of Ghosts, Thanh Toan covered bridge, Tam Giang Lagoon, Hai Van Pass as well as Marble Mountains. These places are the must-see attractions from Hue to Hoi An.
At 8 am, our English speaking driver will come to pick you up to go to Hoi An. We start the tour by going to the Thanh Toan covered bridge. The oldest wooden bridge in Hue city from 1776. It is a very special bridge, it not only a normal bridge but also a house on it. In the middle of the bridge, the locals set up an altar to worship Ms. Tran Thi Dao- the wife a high-ranking servant under the Le dynasty. She donated all her saving money and designed a bridge to connect both sides of the local canal.
You will have a chance to visit the early morning local market. So unlike the Dong Ba market in Hue city center, Thanh Toan village market is a real local rural market.
After that, our driver will drive you to the “City of Ghosts Vietnam”.
Located in An Bang, a small quiet village at Thuan An beach. The City of Ghost is a local cemetery, with its brilliantly colored structures built on the white sand, stretches along the side of the road for 3 kilometers. The locals call it “City of Ghosts”.
As you know, about 90 percent of the villagers have overseas relatives, family members who live in western countries or the USA. They have been sending money home, much of which is used to build graves. Especially, due to the competition in the construction of the villagers, there are a lot of luxury graves costing fifty thousand US dollars for their ancestors or even for family members who have not died yet. They even built-in advance to be ready for their death.
After the wonderful City of Ghosts, the next place we will visit is the Tam Giang Lagoon. Tam Giang Lagoon is the largest lagoon in Southeast Asia with a total surface area of 22,000 hectares. All big rivers in the area such as Perfume River, O Lau River, and Bo River pour into Tam Giang Lagoon before going to the East Sea. Many traditional craft villages are situated along these rivers’ banks and the natural beauty and nearby mangrove forests have made the lagoon a popular tourist destination.
After that, we will stop at Lap An lagoon for you to have a light lunch with the fabulous view of the 800 hectares wide lagoon. Plus, there is a local fishing village with small basket boats; fishing boats, huge fishing nets, as well as oyster farms.
After lunch, we continue the transfer Hue to Hoi An stop at City of Ghosts. We going to Hai Van pass (as known as Ocean and clouds pass). A long time ago, it was the country border between 2 countries: Dai Nam in the North and Champa Kingdom in the South. Nowadays, It is the division border between Hue city and Da Nang. From the top of the pass, you can see the panoramic views of Hue and Da Nang.
Last but not least is the Marble Mountains, a cluster of 5 marble and limestone mountains represent 5 basic elements to create the Universe. Inside the caves, there are beautiful sculptures of Buddhas. As you know, half statues from erosion, and a half from the skillful hands of local artists in the area. On the peak of the Marble of water, you will admire the wonder of nature.
After all, we drive you safely to the hotel in Hoi An and we finish the transfer from Hue to Hoi An stop at City of Ghosts.
95 USD/ car (Sedan or SUV)- Max 4 people.
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