The distance from Danang city center to Hai Van pass is 30 kilometers, via the national way number 1. Hai Van Pass is one of outstanding of tourist attraction in the central of Vietnam, the most travelers coming to Danang & Hue, to visit & go pass Hai Van Pass. It is about 20km length stretching from Thua Thien Hue Province to Da Nang city along the slope of Hai Van Mount. Hai Van Pass is considered as an important natural wall preventing wind from the north overflow. So, Da Nang city and the provinces from Quang Nam province to the South of Vietnam have warm weather and no winter season. Whenever travelers go through Hai Van Pass also known as another name “De Nhat Hung Quan”, meaning the most colossal frontier post, two feelings are experienced: amazement at passing through the clouds and fear when seeing the dangerous bends of the road. From the top of Hai Van Pass with the height of 435m above sea level, traveler also attract by Lang Co Beach to the north and Danang to the south. For many centuries, Hai Van Pass is a source of inspiration of the domestic and foreign writers, poets and photographers.
The detailed itinerary – Hai Van Pass:
8.00 Impress Travel Team will pick you up at the hotel in Danang city, then depart to Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountain). Here we will discover the stunning natural caves of the mountain and enjoy the beautiful view from the top of the mountain. We will also visit mysterious pagodas and the sculpturing village. Then, we will continue to Son Tra Peninsula, where we have a chance to admire the beauty of Linh Ung - Bai But pagoda - one of the biggest pagoda in Da Nang city in both of scale and architecture.
This pagoda has a combination between modern style and traditional style. Especially, in Linh Ung - Bai But pagoda, there has Guan Yin statue that is considered as the highest statue in Vietnam (67 meters height approximately 30 stories). This statue put its back to the mountain, faces to the sea. Above the Guan Yin statue is Buddha hood statue with the high of 2 meters. From here, you can contemplate the whole city, mountain and Son Tra peninsula and see Ngu Hanh Son Mountain along with white sand-bank. The beautiful landscape creates a unique impression that you cannot find in other places.
Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese cuisine in the restaurant in Danang city.
13h00 - After lunch, travelers are keeping on to visit Hai Van Pass. Following the national highway-01, Hai Van Pass is an impressive landscape. It is like a giant dragon, lying on Highway-01 on the border between Thua Thien – Hue Province and Da Nang City. This is the highest pass in Vietnam (500m above sea level). Next to Hai Van Pass is Lang Co Beach; with its gradually slopping, white sand beach, the average depth of less than 1m and the average temperature in the bathing season of 25°C, Lang Co is an ideal beach for tourists. From here, we will return to Hoi An or continue to Hue.