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Da Nang – an ideal destination for 2014 winter

Fri, 10 Oct 2014. Last updated Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:46

In recent years, Da Nang is a favorite destination in Vietnam attracting a large number of tourists, especially during autumn and winter. To support tourists in having a smooth and unforgettable vacation, AloTrip recommends some Da Nang travel tips.

AloTrip is a new leading travel website in Vietnam ( and a reliable companion in all Vietnam tours of vacationers. Acknowledging a new tendency of tourists – traveling overseas in winter, AloTrip recommends tourists to pay a visit to Da Nang, a wonderful beach city in Central Vietnam. The city is also seen as the worthiest city to live in the country. The following useful information may support tourists in planning Vietnam trips.

Vietnam travel in winter becomes a popular tendency of globetrotters. Specifically, in recent years, travelers from all over the world visit Vietnam more, especially on winter holiday. They often draft their travel plan to Vietnam early. During the season, airlines, resorts and hotels in Vietnam offer a wide range of special discounts for tourists, especially in Da Nang City, one of the most favorite Vietnam destinations all year round. The city fascinates tourists not just by its wonderful beaches but also a profound and various culture, and hospitable local people. Beaches in Da Nang are chosen by most of tourists since its convenient transportation, favorable climatic conditions, wonderful seascapes and landscapes, and professional tourism services.

Da Nang beach in Palm Garden Resort

Da Nang is one of the most best-loved destinations in Vietnam all year round. The hot period in Da Nang does not witness too high temperature, ranging around from 28-30 degree Celsius. Winter months from December to February are thought to be a good period to travel Da Nang, the temperature is about 18-23°C. Such places as Ba Na Hills and Han River are ideal sites in the city suitable for popping in during winter time. With the latitude of nearly 1500m, Ba Na Hills has the average temperature of about 20°C, which makes tourists feel comfortable. Here can be seen as a new heaven of Vietnam tourism. Da Nang – the city by Han River attracts tourists not just by its fresh and green atmosphere, turquoise water, majestic landscapes, but also diverse cuisine and high-quality service. In addition, in winter months, the temperature in Da Nang is relatively comfortable with a little cold, which is warm enough for tourists from the North, and brings new experiences to those from the South when coming to Da Nang.

Situated on the Central strip of Vietnam, Da Nang possesses many outstanding attractions. The city is very near other famous Vietnam destinations as Hue, My Son Sanctuary, Hoi AN, etc. Tourists will be overwhelmed by top Da Nang attractions such as Linh Ung Pagoda, Ngu Hanh Son Mountain (Marble Mountains), Non Nuoc Beach, Ba Na Hills, Son Tra Peninsula, Hai Van Pass, and Cham Sculpture Museum, etc. During winter days, these tourist sites are covered by a new and colorful coat, which appeals tourists to explore. In Vietnam tour packages to these attractions during winter months, tourists will not worry about their bodies always sweaty like in summer. They will feel relaxed and comfortable with cool breezes from the sea and fresh air on trekking mountains.

Da Nang International Fireworks Competition

In autumn and winter days, strolling around craft villages as Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village brings a different feeling to tourists. Exploring the village existing for about 200 years ago brings tourists a new and exciting experience. When visiting here, tourists have a chance to choose valuable and unique souvenirs carved sophisticatedly from small stones, or decorative items made from huge stone blocks. All of these items are created by skillful artisans. In Vietnam, there are many traditional stone carving villages, but only Non Nuoc Village beneath the foot of Marble Mountains can connect the traditional handicraft to tourists, and expand its reputation to the whole world. In addition, Ba Na Hills is a should-not-miss place in Da Nang. The area is famous for majestic landscapes and owning one of the longest cable car systems in the world. Ba Na Hills cable car is constructed to replace the rough and craggy road to the area. The system has 86 open-design cabins with a speed of 6m/s, which helps tourist have experiences on outside weather at the latitude of over 1000m. From the the foot to the top of Ba Na Hilll, it takes about 30 minutes along with many services of entertainment and resort in Ba Na Hills.

Ba Na Hills

What an amazing holiday if tourists come to Vietnam in winter, but still feel a bit of hot wave of summer, leading them to immerse in cool seawater and soak in the beautiful sunlight on beaches. All features of Da Nang weather in winter make beaches here indispensable in Vietnam holidays. The city owns many marvelous and charming beaches as Non Nuoc Beach, My Khe Beach and My An Beach, and Son Tra Peninsula. Among beaches in Da Nang, My Khe Beach is well-known as one of the ideal destinations for relaxation in Asia. Forbes, the American travel magazine voted My Khe Beach as one of six most beautiful beaches in the world. Continuing Vietnam tourism journey in Da Nang, tourists will drop by Museum of Cham Sculpture, the largest museum of Cham culture in Vietnam and in Southeast Asia. Constructed by the French, it specializes in collecting, storing, and displaying relics on sculpture of the Champa kingdom found in Cham towers and ramparts in the South Central Coast and Central Highlands. Visiting the museum will recall tourists a heroic and wealthy history of Cham Kingdom.

Statues in Cham Museum

Besides, cheap travel cost in Da Nang is an advantage of the city. Only with about 500 thousand dong, you can easily find a comfortable middle-standard double room near Han River, or My Khe Beach. Coming to Da Nang in winter, tourists should not miss to taste delicious and cheap street food and local specialties which are famous throughout the country, such as fresh spring roll (boiled pork and vegetables wrapped by rice paper), noodle with fish pies, jellyfish mannequin, Quang noodle, and many other delicious local dishes. It will be a mistake if Da Nang cuisine is not explored in this journey. Obviously, Da Nang cuisine is not as sophisticated as Hanoi cuisine, or not as diverse as that of Saigon, but it has unique culinary features of Central Vietnam. All appear in Da Nang, from chicken rice in Hoi An to complicated cakes of Hue. Tourists can easily meet these dishes on streets of Da Nang. If having more time in the city, they can drop by Con Market and Han Market to explore the street culinary world in Da Nang. Go strolling in Da Nang at night also gives tourists a chance to enjoy fresh seafood parties. However, things make tourists always want to visit Da Nang again is the friendly and professional attitudes of local people, from taxi drivers, seafood sellers at the seashore to hotel staff. There will not be unsettled situation making tourists uncomfortable. With above mentioned ideal characteristics, Da Nang will be an exciting and perfect destination in this winter. Have a good travel plan, pick up your pack and come to the city, many interesting things of Da Nang are looking forward to your discovery.

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