My Son Holy Land Tour Highlights:
Explore the magnificent temples of My Son Holy Land and Tra Kieu Capital
Discover the colorful Champa culture with our helpful guide
Enjoy the unique marvelous landscapes and the scenic drive through the picturesque countryside and Thu Bon river
Understand more about the history and the culture of My Son Holy Land
Experience My Son Holy Land Tour With:
Guides: Hand-pick from our best guides, mature, acknowledgeable, all are licensed, great senses of humor
Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience, door-to-door services
Vehicles: comfortable, spacious, air-conditioned, big window
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Tour Route: Hoi An – My Son Sanctuary – Hoi An
Start/End: Hoi An/Hoi An
Pick up: 08:00 AM at the lobby of the hotel
Drop off: 01:00 PM at the lobby of the hotel
Group size: From 1 person up
Group tour: Available – Upon request
Tour Categories: Day Trips from Hoi An, Danang Tours
My Son Holy Land Introduction
My Son, located 69 km southwest of Danang, was an imperial city during the Cham dynasty, and 75km far from Hoi An. My Son was the former capital of the ancient Cham civilization ruling Central Vietnam from the 2nd century to the 13th century. My Son Holy Land is a large complex of religious monuments including more than 70 structures of which 25 remains is maintained until now.
The builders of My Son Sanctuary are the nobles of Champa’s kingdom who drew cultural and spiritual influences from India. Their religion was primarily derived from Indian Hinduism. My Son Holy land is worth your visit as this religious site is considered one of the most well-preserved Cham architecture in Vietnam. The complex includes seventy Hindu-like towers and temples connecting to each other with complicated red brick designs. The purpose of My Son Holy Land is to reflect the divinity of the king.
My Son Holy Land Tour Itinerary
08:00 or 13:00: The My Son Holy Land tour will start at the lobby of your hotel and our guide will lead to My Son. In the past, the valley at My Son was a religious ceremony site for the kings of the reigning Champa dynasties, as well as a burial place of Cham royalty and national heroes.
09:00 or 14:00: Arrival at My Son Sanctuary – the sacred land surrounded by the wonderful mountains, 40 km west of Hoi An.
Upon arriving here to kick off our half-day tour, we will try to keep calm in the presence of its impressive beauty and listen to many interesting stories about the historical and cultural values of My Son holy land. My Son Sanctuary was chosen as a religious center, built at the end of the 4th century – the era of King Cham Bhadrachalam. It is a huge religious complex with more than 70 towers and temples of different architectures. Admire the elaborate carvings and sculptures of the Cham people. Spend 2 hours to enjoy and discover the beauty of the ancient buildings of the kingdom of Champa. Besides, we visit the Tra Kieu capital which was the former administrative center of Champa Kingdom.
11:30 or 16:30: Departure from My Son Holy Land for the boat dock and take a boat trip on the Thu Bon River to continue our half-day tour. You can visit the lounge of the locals and feel the fresh air. You will have a light lunch on the boat and see the beautiful views along the river.
13:00 or 18:30: The My Son Holy Land tour will end at Bach Dang’s wharf. After your camera is full of beautiful photos, don’t forget to take a “goodbye photo” for the visit to My Son and return to your hotel in Hoi An at around 1 pm. That is the end of the wonderful My Son Holy Land tour!
My Son Holy Land Dresscode: Wear long clothes to visit the sacred site