Located at 10 km northeast far from the center of Da Nang city, Son Tra peninsula is the very famous tourist attraction and so-called pearl which nature gives to this city. It not only has a harmonious combination of forests, mountains and sea but also carries itself the mysterious beauty mixed with impressive nature in the heart of the city full of vitality and development. When coming to Son Tra peninsula, you should not miss some destinations below.
Thuan Phuoc bridge – the largest cable-stayed bridge in Vietnam
For the first time in Da Nang city with Son Tra peninsula exploration desire, you should travel across Thuan Phuoc bridge – the largest cable-stayed bridge in Vietnam – a range of silk linking the peninsula to the rest of the city. When traveling across the bridge, you can see that the peninsula appears gradually in your eyes. Inside the rolling woodlands are the sounds of variety of wild animals and birds. It is proud that Son Tra peninsula has grey-shanked Doug langurs, an extremely rare primate species, and it is lucky that you see it by coincidence.
The next interesting thing is that you can travel the peninsula by various means in many ways. You can explore it with your friends by motorbike so that you can visit Ban Co peak and Canh Vong house – both of them have plenty of spectacular sceneries and panorama of almost Da Nang city. You also can see remote majestic mountains in the west and spectacular view of Hai Van. Remember to bring a camera to record the wonderful views.
Next is the old helipad of U.S. soldiers where reminds us history of the country. In wartime, U.S. soldiers used this place for transporting weapons, means, food, soldiers as well as carrying death soldiers to Seventh Fleet in East Sea. Especially, if you are nature lover, you should not miss the relic of “Bach Nien Dai Thu”, a thousand-year-old banyan tree in the natural reserve area. All visitors admire the vastness and the ancient giant trees once looking at it.
Pagodas, Museum & Cave
In addition, the peninsula has Son Tra lighthouse, Ling Ung pagoda and Dong Dinh museum. Those places are also worth visiting that you should not miss. Besides road trip, you can enjoy and have fun in the Son Tra peninsula by a river or sea trip. With a river trip, you can explore the Black Rock beach, Yellow Sand Beach and Hon Chao. Most of the resorts and beaches in Son Tra offer one-day fascinating tours exploring the sea that you will be extremely excited. With a sea trip, it is not less interesting. You will have special experience with fisherman exploring beautiful beaches such as Bai But, Bai Trem, Bai Con, Bai Nam, Bai U, Bai Tranh either mysterious caves: Bat Cave, Swallow Cave and so on.
Surely, you keep the memorial interesting experiences in your mind forever. Have a good trip with your family and friends in Son Tra peninsula!