How to spend 2 days in Da Nang - Hoi An?

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Are you planning to spend 2 days in Da Nang and Hoi An? Here are the suggestions for 2 wonderful days in Da Nang and Hoi An.

Day 1: Explore the local life in Da Nang

Have fun on the beautiful beaches

Let’s begin your day with a lot of fun on the beautiful beaches like My Khe beach.

My Khe beach

My Khe beach

The beaches at dawn are always breathtaking with the sun rises from the sea.

You can see the astonishing view while swimming or taking part in some adventurous activities such as windsurfing.

You can take short food tours by enjoying Da Nang seafood which is cooked in various and distinctive ways.

Join the local cooking class

After the having fun on the beaches, you can join the unique cooking class with Ms. Jolie because this class will bring you a lot of unforgettable local experiences.

Before the cooking time at home, Ms. Jolie will take you to an organic garden where you learn about the organic vegetables and their benefits.

You will also be taken to a big local market where you can collect the ingredients for your dish. Don’t worry about buying ingredients with low quality because Ms. Jolie will show you some tips to get the fresh vegetables, seafood, etc. She will also give you some tips on bargaining.

After walking around the market, you will have time to relax and drink Vietnamese coffee or coffee milk in a well-known coffee shop.

Then you will go to a traditional fishing village and experience a day in+ the life of a fisherman.

Finally, you will be back to Ms. Jolie’s home and have fun with learning how to cook Vietnamese specialties such as Xeo Cake, Vietnamese spring rolls and others.

Let’s have enjoyable cooking time with Ms. Jolie

Let’s have enjoyable cooking time with Ms. Jolie

Note: You should contact Ms. Jolie before your trip to join her danang cooking class. Here is her website: https://joliecookingclass.com/

Visit the famous Da Nang famous bridges

Da Nang is a city of famous bridges, so cycling around the city and seeing the unique bridges are great things to do at night.

The most beautiful and outstanding bridge on the list to visit is the Dragon Bridge  a symbol of Da Nang city.

It is called the Dragon Bridge because it looks like a giant golden dragon that is about to rise from the ground.

If you visit this bridge at 9 pm at the weekends, you will see it breathe fire and water. What’s a spectacular view!

Day 2: Explore the gem of Da Nang and the Ancient Town

Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes in Son Tra Peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula is the valuable gem of Da Nang that you should visit during your trip to this beautiful city.

Son Tra Peninsula

Son Tra Peninsula

It’d be better when you go to Son Tra Peninsula early (6-7am) to observe the local of Man Thai fishing village catch fish in the traditional ways.

Then you can go up to visit Linh Ung Pagoda – one of the most sacred pagodas in Da Nang.

It is said Lady Buddha protects the people from the natural disasters. That’s why people usually pray in front of her to have a safe and pleasurable journey andhave a once in a lifetime experience.

After returning from Son Tra Peninsula, you can have a short break and take a bus to Hoi An  Hoi An is  a beautiful ancient town that is only about 30km from Da Nang.

The tour to Hoi An is always one of the best  tours because it shows the wonderful town of Hoi An. You will be impressed by its distinctive architectures influenced by Vietnamese, Chinese, Hindu, Japanese, and Portuguese cultures.

Here are some recommendations for places to go in Hoi An:

  • Japanese Covered Bridge
  • Assembly Hall of the Fujian Chinese Congregation
  • Tan Ky House
  • Phung Hung Old House
  • Tran Family Chapel

Then you can fall in love with its diverse local food. One dish you must try is Cao Lau - a regional Vietnamese noodle dish.

When the night comes, the town will be full of colorful lanterns. Wit is an astonishing view that you should not miss.

Hoi An at night

Hoi An at night

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