Marble Mountains and Cham Museum

Marble Mountains, also referred to as Ngu Hanh Son or Mountains of the Five Elements, consist of five marble mountains: wood, metal, soil, fire and water which is the highest one. This place is also famous for their traditional stonemasonry activities, 600 families chisel stone statues, jewellery, and art work. Stone from the Marble Mountains has been exported to many countries.

The Cham Museum was built in 1915 with the financial support of the French Far-East Research Institute in Vietnam. On display is the Champa sculpture dating from the 7th to 15th century. You’ll see altars, statues, decorative works collected from Buddhist and Hindu temples apart from about 300 sandstone and terra-cotta sculptures. The museum showcases the eight centuries of evolution of Champa sculpture from the golden age to its decline.

Highlight:

  • The forests and pagodas of the Marble Mountains bestow a rare peace
  • Vietnamese history is on brilliant display at the Cham Museum

Essential information:

  • Departure: Daily
  • Departure Time: 8.00 am
  • Return Time:
  • Pick-up/drop-off location: Your hotel in Hoi An
  • What to bring: Sneakers for walking and climbing mountain; Light, soft clothes; Hat/Cap if sunny weather

Group Size

 

All rates are quoted in US dollars/pax

1 Pax

2 Pax

3 Pax

 4 Pax

5  Pax

6- 7  Pax

Price / Person

70

45

40

37

34

30

Itinerary: 

  • 08.00: Depart from the hotel in Hoi an for Marble mountain.
  • Next, you will climb Thuy Son (Water) by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas.
  • Take a rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc stone carving village
  • On the way to Da nang, visit the Cham museum.
  • Then have lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Hoi an.

Inclusions:

  • Private car
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water
  • Wet tissue

Exclusions:

  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip
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