The incredible complex of the My Son Sanctuary, which is situated in a lush rain forest, is unquestionably a highlight of a trip from Hoi An, Vietnam. It will take you from the hectic city life of Vietnam to a tranquil, serene green park setting of southwest Hoi An.
Bearing as the Angkor Wat of Vietnam, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of My Son is not quite as magnificent as Angkor Wat in Cambodia because of the region’s turbulent history. However, it is unquestionably the most wonderful religious place that you should visit in Vietnam, and it is definitely worth the trip.
To assist travelers to have the best experience of My Son Sanctuary, Premium Travel Vietnam organizes My Son Sanctuary Tour.
My Son Half Day Tour Itinerary
The ruins of Hindu temples in My Son that the Champa rulers built between the 4th and the 14th century AD and used as a venue for their religious rituals. It was thus a place where they presented to Hindu Gods and their beloved Kings.
We will kick off the day by the car transfer to My Son Sanctuary – the former holy site of the Cham people. In this My Son Half Day Tour, we will know a lot about the Champa culture as well as admiring the talent, skills of the Cham artisans in building such a massive and impressive Hindu place right inside the valley.
At arriving, the golf cart then brings us inside the place. Reaching My Son, the tour guide briefly explains to you the map of My Son and the period of construction of all Hindu temples in the 7th untill 13th century.
Visiting group B, C, D which are the main intact areas of My Son, see how the Cham built the temples without usage any mortar or concrete.
Crossing the former holy stream running down from the mountain to the valley, we will continue to visit group G which was greatly restored by the Italians in accordance with initial model.
Later, we then sightseeing group E, F which are primarily destroyed in the war.
Following the trip, we then enjoy the Cham dance show in the close by theater where you can see the reflection of Champa people daily life through the show.
End the My Son Half Day Trip with car transfer back to the hotel.
Best My Son Sanctuary Private Tour
My Son was the former holy site for the Cham people. At present, there are many tour operators in Hoi An organizing open tour/group tour to My Son Holy Land.
Premium Travel Vietnam is proud to arrange My Son Private Tour with our knowledgeable local tour guide who has an overall understanding of the Cham culture. He/She is the one who can completely convey the interesting stories of the Cham culture to you.
Join My Son Sanctuary Private Tour with us, you will not be bothered by the mess of big group as we have private car, clean vehicle with water available for your trip. You will fully feel comfortable.
What’s else you can enjoy in My Son Holy Land Tour?
Served as the holy land of the Cham people, it will be a mistake if coming to Hoi An without visiting My Son and book for you My Son Holy Land Tour. This trip is not only about the history of the Champa Kingdom who ruled the central Vietnam from the 4th until the 13th century but this tour also gives you an interesting show of the Cham people.
Through the performance, you will deeply know about the Cham culture.
How far is My Son Sanctuary Tour from Hoi An?
My Son Sanctuary is just 60 kilometers southwest of Hoi An city. Therefore, it is so convenient to book My Son Sanctuary Tour from Hoi An. It will take you around 1 hour 15 minutes to arrive in My Son Holy Land. The half day tour of My Son Sanctuary will enable you to cover all you want to visit.
What can you do for My Son Day Trip from Hoi An?
As you prefer My Son Day Trip from Hoi An, you can combine My Son and other activities in one day. For instance, you can book a boat trip on the Thu Bon river and visiting 2 typical traditional villages in Hoi An including Thanh Ha Pottery Village and Kim Bong Carpentry village.
However, prior booking the boat trip, it is more interesting when you can see rice making factory on the way back to Hoi An. Hence, you can see a family business making rice paper by hands and witness the daily life of Vietnamese farmers.
Tips to Visit My Son
- My Son Sanctuary has a dress code, however it is not strictly enforced. Travelers must be covering the knees, navel, and thighs when entering the site.
- Visitors should pack sun cream, sunglasses, and lightweight, breathable clothing throughout the dry season (from February to August). The rest of the year, referred to as the “wet season,” it requires you to wear additional layers of clothing, waterproof footwear, and rain coats or umbrellas.
- My Son Sanctuary gets extremely hot, especially in summer (April till July) so bring water and sunscreen with you. On site there, there are some stores that sells presents, ice cream, and beverages.
- As the site was heavily bombed by Americans, so please be cautious and follow the signs. Avoid go off the path that there may be landmines outside of this region.
- My Son is at its best when it is not so busy. So, arrive early in summer time in Vietnam to avoid the crowd or wait until after lunch to go.
- Must enjoy the Cham dance show that starts at 9:15 a.m and 10:15 in the morning and 14:30 in the afternoon.
How to book My Son Vietnam Tour?
So, if you travel to Hoi An or Da Nang city and would like to find a professional travel agent for My Son Vietnam Tour to get more knowledge of the Champa Kingdom, do not hesitate to contact us as follows:
Premium Travel Vietnam Co., Ltd
100 Tran Van Du street, My An ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city
Whatsapp: 0084 979613777 (Mr.Viet).
We will make your trip a special one.