Day 01 (05AUG, Friday) – Arrive Da Nang (DAD) / Collection of Race Pack (No Meals)
Xin Chao! Welcome to Da Nang, Vietnam!
Upon arrival at Da Nang International Airport and after the customs clearance, you will be received by our tour coordinator at the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day will be free at leisure.
Upon check-in, you will be given your Da Nang International Marathon race pack, which 42Race will have collected on your behalf. The rest of the day will be free at leisure. Take this opportunity to explore the city’s sights and sounds. Or simply lay back and relax before your race tomorrow! So don’t forget to sleep early and preserve your energy for your race!
Day 02 (06AUG, Saturday) – Da Nang International Marathon 2016 (Breakfast)
Breakfast in hotel (simple pre-packed breakfast can be arranged, subjected to hotel’s confirmation).
Based on the starting time of your chosen race, we will arrange for transport to pick you from your hotel to the starting point. After a good run, today is your free day to rest and relax, recharge your energy or explore Da Nang at your own leisure.
* At the end of the race, all runners will make their own ways back to their hotel of stay.
Day 03 (07AUG, Sunday) – Da Nang City Tour / Free At Leisure (Breakfast / Lunch)
After breakfast in hotel, today you will go for your Da Nang city tour in the morning. Visit the Cham Museum of Da Nang City – the largest collection of Cham sculpture and artwork in the world. Whenever visiting the museum, you still perceive an individual atmosphere particular to this place, the reverie of reminiscences. Next, depart for Ngu Hanh Son (Marble Mountains). Climb up 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 village. Here, you can see the local skillful sculptors creating many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, it will be free at leisure for you to explore the city’s sights and sounds, the local cuisines and shopping. Or simply lay back and relax to enjoy the sea, sun & sand.
Day 04 (08AUG, Monday) – My Son Sanctuary & Hoi An Ancient Town Tour (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast in hotel, today you will visit the UNESCOWorld Heritage Sites of My Son and Hoi An Ancient Town.
Travel about 70km from Da Nang to My Son Sanctuary – It comprises many Champa temples, in a valley roughly two kilometers wide, surrounded by two mountain ranges. It was the site of religious ceremony of kings of the Champa dynasty, and was also a burial place of Champa royals and national heroes. The My Son temple complex is one of the foremost temple complexes of Hinduism in South East Asia and is the foremost heritage site of this nature in Vietnam. Though the complex has been destroyed over time, you still see many majestic ancient ruins of temples in the area.
Transfer to Hoian for lunch. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a walking tour around Hoian Town – visit Family Chapel built by prominent merchant or official families as the centre of ancestor worship a Chinese style Pagoda or Assembly Hall. Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda which i the first bridge on this site and was constructed in 1593 by Japanese community of Hoi An to link the town with the Chinese Quarter across the stream, besides visiting the Fukien Association Temple, Ceramic Museum and Chua Ong Temple.
Return back to Danang for dinner in a local restaurant before we call it a day.
Day 05 (09AUG, Tuesday) – Depart Da Nang (DAD) (Breakfast)
After breakfast in hotel, today is your free day to do some last minute shopping.
Check-out hotel, assemble at hotel lobby for your departure transfer to Da Nang International Airport, bringing home fond memories of Da Nang & Da Nang International Marathon 2016!
5 Days 4 Nights Package Rates : 5 Aug(Fri) – 9 Aug(Tue)
|5 Days 4 Nights Package
||Early Bird (Until 29 Feb 2016)
||Normal ( 1 Mar – 5 May 2016)
- Race Entry & Gift Pack (runners only).
- 2-Way Airport-Hotel-Airport Transfers.
- 4 Nights Choice of Hotel Accommodation.
- Daily Breakfast in Hotel.
- 1-Way Hotel-Race Venue Transfer.
- Half-Day Da Nang City Tour with Lunch.
- Full-Day My Son & Hoian Tour with Lunch & Dinner.
- Air Tickets into Da Nang.
- Tourist Entry Visa into Vietnam.
- Travel Insurance.
- Tipping for Driver, Guide, Service Staff, etc.
- Expenses of Personal Effects.
- Optional tours.
- Meals not specified.
(if you require above-mentioned service, please kindly write to 42Race Marathon Travel Agents to support you in the customized services)