Cham Pa culture had great influences on Vietnam’s cultural values of significance. The once capital of Cham Pa Kingdom from 4th to 15th century was “Thanh Dia My Son”, called “My Son Sanctuary" or "Valley of Kings" by French historians.
Visit My Son Sanctuary and learn about Cham- style Architecture
Visit the pottery village of Thanh Ha and Kim Bong shipyards
8:00 a.m: Pick you up from hotel (in the old town) to travel to My Son Sanctuary by AC bus. You will have the opportunity to visit Cham Tower, the remnants of a once vibrant and prosperous civilization, the Kingdom of Champa. From here, you can understand more about Chăm-style Architecture: The other foremost absorbing element of My Son, besides religious element, is its unique Cham-style Art of Architecture, which was comprehensively affected by Indian style. Each historical period has its own identity, so that each temple worshipping a genie or a king of a different dynasty has its own architectural style of different impression. All of the Chăm towers were built on a quadrate foundations and each comprises three parts: a solid tower base, representing the world of human beings, the mysterious and sacred tower body, representing the world of spirits, and the tower top built in the shape of a man offering flowers and fruits or of trees, birds, animals, etc., representing things that are close to the spirits and human beings.
12.00: Return to Hoi An by boat. Enjoy light lunch on boat, on the way back; you have time to visit the pottery village of Thanh Ha and Kim Bong shipyards. Kim Bong village was famous for carving wooden sculptures. It is also famous for carpentry; indeed most of the ancient architecture of Hoi An was created from the talented hands of their ancestors during the golden age of Hoi An as an international trading port. Visit Thanh Ha Pottery village. Thanh Ha is a very popular village founded over 500 years ago, and is known for its ceramic and terracotta, with wholesalers across the central provinces of Vietnam. End of tour in Hoi An afternoon at 3:00 p.m: Arrive hotel in Hoi An. Tour finish
Beware of your luggage and money
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian.
All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety.
- Entrance fees
- English speaking guide
- Private car & boat
- Mineral water, wet tissue
- Lunch box
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Car transfers from outside Hotels/resorts to central city