Do you want to explore off-the-beaten-path tourist destinations in Danang, but don’t know where to go? Don’t worry, we’ll introduce you to the top 5 hidden gems that are still untouched. Get ready for a unique adventure!
1. Ghenh Bang – Hidden Beauty Unveiled
Ghenh Bang is located at Bai But, Bai Che, on Son Tra Peninsula, Son Tra District, Danang City. This hidden gem offers stunning natural scenery with unique rock formations, pristine beaches, and clear blue water.
To reach Ghenh Bang, you can take a car or motorbike from Danang city center, which is about 20 km away, and the travel time is approximately 40 minutes. The road to Ghenh Bang is well-paved and offers breathtaking views of the coastline and mountains along the way.
The best time to visit Ghenh Bang is during the dry season, which is from April to August when the weather is warm and the sea is calm, perfect for swimming and exploring the rocky cliffs.
Ghenh Bang is a great destination for those who love nature, photography, and beach activities. You can spend your time exploring the rocky coastline, taking in the breathtaking views of the ocean, and relaxing on the pristine beaches. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen, a hat, and plenty of drinking water for a comfortable trip.
2. Nam Son Pagoda – The Tranquil Beauty
Located in Nguyen Kha Trac Street, Cam Nam, Hoa Chau Commune, Hoa Vang District, Da Nang City. Nam Son Pagoda is a peaceful Buddhist temple and a popular spiritual destination for both locals and tourists alike.
To reach Nam Son Pagoda, you can hire a taxi, or motorbike, from Danang city center, which is approximately 10 kilometers away. The route to Nam Son Pagoda is relatively convenient, with large asphalt roads, making it easy to travel. If you’re not familiar with the way, you can ask locals along the road or follow the directions on Google Maps.
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Nam Son Pagoda is open to visitors throughout the year. The best time to visit is during the early morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds and enjoy the serene ambiance.
You can enjoy the serene atmosphere, explore the pagoda’s intricate architecture, and marvel at the beautiful statues, Buddha images, and religious relics that adorn the temple grounds. A visit to Nam Son Pagoda is a worthwhile experience for those seeking a deeper understanding of Danang’s rich history and traditions.
3. Mui Nghe – A Picturesque Escape
Mui Nghe, also known as Nghe Cape, is a beautiful peninsula located in Tho Quang Ward, Son Tra District, about 10 km from the center of Danang City. It is known for its stunning natural scenery with rugged cliffs, pristine beaches, and picturesque views of the ocean.
To reach Mui Nghe, you can take a car or motorbike from the Danang city center and follow the coastal road towards the Son Tra Peninsula. The road is well-paved, and the drive is approximately 30 minutes.
The best time to visit Mui Nghe is during the dry season, which is from April to August when the weather is warm and pleasant.
Mui Nghe is a perfect destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, photography, and sightseeing. You can explore the coastal trails, visit the historic Linh Ung Pagoda, or simply admire the panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding landscapes. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the stunning natural beauty of Mui Nghe.
4. Sky Well (Giếng Trời) – The Pristine Scenery
Sky Well is located in a primeval forest in Hoa Ninh Commune, Hoa Vang District, west of Danang City. Sky Well is surrounded by trees and is located near the mountain peak, providing a refreshing and cool atmosphere even during hot summer days.
To reach Sky Well, you can take a motorbike or a car from the center of the city to Ba Na Hills. From the parking lot of Ba Na Hills Complex to Sky Well with a distance of 10 km, it may seem quite far, but you can choose to walk or ride a motorbike. Riding a motorbike is just suitable for those who have experienced riders, as the road requires driving skills and control.
The best time to visit Sky Well is during the dry season from April to September when the weather is sunny with little rain, so there will be no obstacles to your transportation.
Once at Sky Well, you can enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings, and take a refreshing dip in the cool water. The pristine beauty and peaceful atmosphere of Sky Well make it a perfect spot for relaxation, exploration, and immersion in nature’s wonders.
5. Hoa Trung Lake – The Enchanting Beauty
Hoa Trung Lake is situated in Hoa Lien commune, Hoa Vang district, approximately 20 kilometers southwest of Danang city center. It is nestled amidst lush green hills, creating a serene and picturesque landscape.
To reach Hoa Trung Lake, you can hire a motorbike or a car from Danang city center, which takes approximately 30–40 minutes. The route is scenic, with winding roads through the hills and countryside.
Hoa Trung Lake is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit is during the dry season, from February to August. During this time, the weather is generally pleasant, with warm temperatures and clear skies, making it ideal for enjoying the beauty of the lake.
You can take a leisurely stroll along the lake’s shores, or simply sit and enjoy the peaceful ambiance. The lake also offers opportunities for boating and fishing, and there are several picnic spots where you can enjoy a meal amidst the stunning scenery. Additionally, you can explore the nearby Hoa Trung village, which is known for its traditional craft villages and friendly local culture.
We believe these hidden gems offer you an opportunity to experience the authentic charm of Danang, away from the crowds, and to create lasting memories that will make your trip truly unforgettable. As you plan your next trip to Danang, consider adding these hidden gems to your itinerary, and embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.
We also remind you that Danang will take place Danang International Fireworks Festival 2023 from 3rd June to 8th July 2023. Get ready for the breathtaking displays of fireworks and immerse yourself in the excitement of this international festival in Danang! Contact Babel for booking!
Written by Thuy Hang