How to explore Da Nang – One Day Itinerary

Da Nang is a beautiful city with lots of spectacular sites to reach and see. It is always considered one of the most interesting travel destinations in Vietnam. Here is our list of must-see places for visiting this wonderful city in one day. To start your morning tour, you could choose one of these sites to explore and capture your moments.

Ba Na Hills

The first stop on your tour of Da Nang has to be Ba Na Hills. Located 25 kilometers southwest of Da Nang city center, Ba Na Hills, one of the largest entertainment complexes in Vietnam, attracts a large number of tourists because of its cool year-round climate, photographed scenery, and amazing cable car. There are a lot of famous locations such as the Golden Bridge with the unique architecture of giant hands holding the bridge, the French Village, the Fantasy Park, and so on. In addition, Ba Na Hills continuously offers a lot of exciting activities such as the Food and Beer B’estival Festival, the Europe Fair and other art shows that you cannot miss the boat.


Bai But – Linh Ung Pagoda

As one of the famous spiritual locations, Bai But – Linh Ung Pagoda in Son Tra Peninsula attracts a myriad of tourists who want to open their minds to local culture and religion. Besides the impressive architecture of sophisticated and majestic statues and other shrines, Linh Ung Pagoda also offers a peaceful atmosphere and an excellent view of the sea and the nature of the city. The symbol of this largest and grandest pagoda is the astonishing statue of Lady Buddha, which is known as the tallest one in Vietnam. The 67-meter statue stands with its back to the mountain facing the sea with the hope of blessing the favorable conditions for everyone in the city. If you have a chance to get here, remember to dress formally and have respectful actions of cultural values.


Ban Co Peak

Ban Co Peak is located on the Son Tra peninsula, about 8 kilometers west of Da Nang city center. From an altitude of more than 700 meters above sea level, the top of Ban Co peak is definitely an ideal location to have a panoramic view of Da Nang with the beautiful beaches, the astonishing bridges, and the residential areas with a busy pace of life. The scenery seems to be probably the most beautiful in the early morning as the mist covers the back of the mountain and the first rays of sunlight gradually appear through the forest trees. Furthermore, you could admire the impressive architecture of the huge Chinese chessboard and a statue of a thinking old fairy. It is an opportunity for you to have some stunning photos of yourself at this masterpiece as well as view poetic and vivid landscapes. However, the way to the peak is quite dangerous, so make sure to pay careful attention to the road.


Hai Van Pass

It is no surprise that Hai Van Pass is a must-see for every travel enthusiast visiting Da Nang since it is an amazing pass of both danger and breathtaking natural beauty. With a variety of mountains and beautiful forest flora on one side and a breathtaking view of the sea on the other, the amazing gift of nature attracts tourists from all over the world to come and explore every inch of one of Vietnam’s greatest coastal roads. There are lots of amazing sites along the pass that you could stop by and capture your meaningful moments such as Van Village, The Lonely Pine Tree, Cu Rua Stone, Lang Co Bay, and so forth. Getting refreshed breezes while riding on the motorbike on the stimulating road is an ideal suggestion for the upcoming summer.


Spend the rest of the time with lots of adventure activities at the following sites

My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach is always one of the famous beaches in Vietnam with the long and beautiful coastal line, smooth white sand, deep blue sky, gentle slope, and surrounding coconut trees. On a hot and humid day,  there is no word that could express when you immerse yourself in the cool water and receive gentle waves with your families or friends. In addition, there are a lot of sports activities such as football, volleyball, and even calisthenics that you could engage in with locals. You also have a chance to try paragliding or riding a water motor or snorkeling.

My Khe beach - Danang Private car
My Khe beach – Danang Private car

Nam O Reef

Nam O Reef is located about 17 kilometers northwest of Da Nang’s downtown. It will take you about 20 minutes to travel from downtown to there. Coming to Nam O Reef, tourists will be overwhelmed by a large space with many reefs and undulating rocks of all shapes and sizes, covered with green moss. You will satisfactorily wander around and enjoy the refreshing atmosphere with gentle breezes. You also could organize a picnic and have other exciting activities such as fishing, trying delicious local food, and creating memorable moments with your loved ones.

Asia Park

Asia Park is the most unique and novel amusement park in Da Nang. The symbol of this park is Sun Wheel, the tallest wheel in Southeast Asia. You will be truly entertained with lots of adventurous and exciting games such as Golden Sky Tower, Singapore Sling, Queen Cobra, and so forth.

Dragon Bridge

There is no doubt that Dragon Bridge, one of Da Nang’s most famous tourist attractions, captivates tourists with its spectacular picture of a golden soaring dragon. Furthermore, Dragon Bridge has a myriad of unique activities that provide tourists with a sense of satisfaction such as the fire and water performance, the art shows under the bridge, and other exciting nightlife events.

See More: What day of the week does Dragon Bridge spit fire, at what time?

Cruises on the Han River

Taking a cruise along the Han River in Da Nang is one of the most appealing tourist experiences in the city. You can experience the panoramic view of the Han River at night with brilliant lights shimmering on the water. Furthermore, you may also observe the iconic bridges that span the Han River such as the Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Love Bridge, and other famous landmarks.

See MoreTop 5 Han River cruises worth experiencing when traveling to Da Nang

Tour Danang One Day

You are staying in Danang city and you would like to visit Danang City with Danang Highlight half day tour. You can take part in Danang Highlight Half Day Tour with group but should be follow group. For more comfortable, Danang Private Car offers Danang Highlight Half Day Tour by private car transfer.

See More: Danang Highlight Half Day Tour


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