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Danang is one of the fastest developed city of Vietnam. This city is famous not because of the dynamic city with excellent quality services but the majestic beauty of nature in this land. There are three World Culture Heritages lie around Da Nang Province which is the Imperial City of Hue, the Ancient Town of Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary and a dozen of other attractive destinations that cost you a week to experience them all. Every of your expectation will be satisfied in Danang.

Location: Danang Province, Central Vietnam
Currency: VND (Vietnam dong)

Zip code: 550000
Danang population: 1,064,000 (2017)

danang vietnam map

Danang Vietnam on Map. Source: pasarelapr

I. WHEN TO TRAVEL TO DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Weather in Da Nang, Vietnam

Like many other destinations in the Central sector of Vietnam, Da Nang has tropical monsoon climate with the average temperature is quite high but stable at around 23oC – 26oC. The average humidity is 84,3%. At Ba Na forestry area, the temperature is much lower, from 17oC – 20oC. Because of locating in the middle of the country, Da Nang climate is the combination of the weather in the North and the South and is divided into 2 seasons: the rainy season (from August to December and the dry season (from January to July). Danang monsoon season lasts from September to March.

Da Nang, Vietnam in October 

In October, Danang experience rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 82% to 68%. The average temperature is 25oC, and the precipitation is 550 mm. In this month, the chance of a wet day is decreasing. The number of rainy days is about 16 days.

Da Nang Vietnam in November

In November, the weather is slightly colder than October. The average temperature is about 23oC. During this month, Da Nang Province experiences sudden rains very often and northeast monsoon. The night falls very early. So if you’re interested in adventurous discovery or outdoor activities, November is a bad choice.

2. Best time to travel to Da Nang

The period of time from February to August is the best time to visit this fantastic city. At this time, the weather is mostly sunny, less of rain and the storm season hasn’t come yet so it is the best for the experience every activity and visit every destination around Da Nang. Even though, the costs in tourism season are skyrocket so you better book tickets and rooms early. Another great choice for you is December. It is the ls the last month of the rainy season. The temperature decreases slightly, and the sky is getting clear. 

II. HOW TO TRAVEL TO DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Getting to Da Nang, Vietnam by shuttle bus

a. Getting from Hanoi to Da Nang

Here is the list of Hanoi to Danang buses:

Brand name Departure at Price (VND) Contact
Camel Travel 17:30 at Tran Khat Chan 350,000 (+84) 243 625 0659
Ngoc Anh 15:30 at 31 Tran Thu Do 505,000 (+84) 965 804 789
TM Camel 17:00 at Tran Khat Chan 320,000 (+84) 243 625 0739
Hoang Long 07:05 – 21:30 at Nuoc Ngam Station 620,000 (+84) 2363 661 661
Van Khoi 15:00 at Giap Bat Station 365,000 (+84) 983 472 299
Queen Cafe 18:00 at 208 Tran Quang Khai 350,000 (+84) 936 330 066

b. Getting from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang

Here is the list of Ho Chi Minh to Danang buses:

Brand Departure at Price (VND) Contact
Cam Van 11:00 at Tan Thanh – Hoa Thach – Tan Phu 380,000 (+84) 901 005 005
Phuc Thuan Thao 16:00 at Dinh Bo Linh – Binh Thach 360,000 (+84) 283 511 2957
Xuan Tung 10:00 at Dong Den – Tan Binh 330,000 (+84) 905 006 006
Huong Ty 7:00 at Tay Thach – Tan Phu 320,000 (+84) 935 514 594

2. Getting to Da Nang from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City by airplane

You can catch a flight to arrive Da Nang. This is the fastest way, and also the most expensive one. There are flights from Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport to Da Nang every day.

Click here if you want to book tickets

The referential price of airline tickets

Flights from Hanoi to Da Nang 

  • Vietnam Airlines: Starting from VND 1,300,000
  • Vietjet Air: Starting from VND 480,000
  • Jet Star Airway: Starting from VND 630,000

Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Da Nang 

  • Vietnam Airlines: Starting from VND 1,300,000
  • Vietjet Air: Starting from VND 480,000
  • Jet Star Airway: Starting from VND 480,000
 


International Danang Airport (DIA) 
Address: Phuong Hoa, Thuan Tay, Danang Province
Danang Airport Code:  DAD (IATA),  VVDN (ICAO) 
Airport Type: Military, Civil 
Website: danangairport.vn

3. Getting to Da Nang from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city by train

Da Nang located on the North-South railway, which means you can easily getting to this city by train from whether from the North or the South. You will start at Hanoi Station if you are in Hanoi or Saigon Station if you are in Ho Chi Minh City.

Remember that train ticket can’t be purchased outside Vietnam’s territory and it is the best if you buy the tickets at the station. The price for a soft seat with air condition in the train departs at 09:00 in Hanoi Station is VND 619,000 The price for a soft seat with air condition in the train departs at 09:00 in Saigon Station is VND 660,000

Train from Ho Chi Minh City to Danang 

ho chi minh to danang train
Source: Vietnam-railaway

Train from Hanoi to Danang

hanoi to danang train
Source: vietnam-railway.com

Ho Chi Minh railway station
Address: 1 Nguyen Thong, 9 Ward, 3 District, Ho Chi Minh City

Tel: (+84) 84 8343 6528

Danang railway station
Address: No. 202, Hai Phong Street, Da Nang Province. 

Tel: (+84) 511 3821 175 | (+84) 511 3823 810

Hanoi railway station
Gate A: No.120 Duan Street, Hoan Kiem District (for South-bound train)

Gate B: Tran Quy Cap Street, District (for North-bound train) 
Tel: (+84) 4 3 9423 697
Both Gates offer the waiting hall for passengers if they have a long time waiting for the train before departure time

III. GETTING AROUND IN DA NANG CITY, VIETNAM

1. Hiring a motorbike

This is the most convenient way. You can ask for the lessor to bring the motorbike to the airport for you. Just remember to check the vehicle carefully before hiring it to avoid unnecessary conflict. Here is the list of Danang Vietnam motorbile rental shops:

Name of lessor Price (VND) Contact
Truong Dat 140,000 for one-day rent
120,000 for two-day rent
100,000 for more than two days
(+84) 969 722 744
Le Truong 130,000 for one-day rent
120,000 for two-day rent
100,000 for 3 – 4 days rent
(+84) 981 331 331
Anh Tuan Motorbike 100,000 for 3 – 4 days rent
50,000 for longer rent
(+84) 905 708 090
Phuong Binh 80,000 – 150,000 based on the kind of motorbike and the hiring duration (+84) 906 408 040

2. Getting around Da Nang by taxi

Beware, the price of taxi in Da Nang is one of the most expensive in the country (about VND 15,000/km for 4-seat taxi and about VND 16,000/km for 7-seat one). We don’t recommend to choose this way but below is some contact for you:

taxi-Da-NangSource: masco.com.vn

Contact list of Taxi brands in Da Nang

  • Mai Linh Taxi: (+84) 5113 565 656
  • Hang Khong Taxi: (+84) 5113 272 727
  • Han River Taxi: (+84) 5113 727 272
  • Vinasun Green Taxi: (+84) 5113 686 868

3. Getting around Da Nang by bus

Unlike Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, the public service system in Da Nang is not so advanced. Below is information about some bus routes in Da Nang.

Bus No. Route Price (VND)
01 Da Nang – Hoi An 16,000
02 Kim Lien – Han Market 6,000
03 Da Nang – Ai Nghia 17,000
04 Da Nang – Tam Ky 28,000
06 Da Nang -Phu Da 25,000

4. Getting around Da Nang by pick-up services

This service offers pick-up contract service which is clearly cheaper than the taxi and has free waiting fee.

Two-way ticket 4-seat car (VND) 7-seat car (VND) 16-seat car (VND)
Da Nang -Ba Na 600,000 650,000 750,000
Da Nang – Hoi An/ Lao Island 550,000 600,000 700,000
Da Nang – Hue 1,400,000 1,500,000 1,700,000
Da Nang – The Stream of God 650,000 700,000 800,000
Da Nang city 550,000 600,000 700,000
Da Nang – My Son 1,000,000 1,100,000 1,300,000

Contact for booking: (+84) 986 083 268

5. Getting around Danang by rental car

Hiring a private car and drive it by yourself is the most comfortable and flexible way. But it’s also the most expensive one. And rental car is suitable when you travel in group especially you want to go camping or take a tour around the city.

Here is the list of Danang Vietnam car rental shops for you:

Song Khoe Travel & Transportation
Address: No. 61 Vo Chi Cong Street, Cam Le District
Tel: (+84) 917 49 44 11
Price: VND 600,000 – VN 1,000,000 (4-seat car, one day)
Website: chothuexedanang.vn  

ViTraco Travel & Transportation
Address: No. 394B Dien Bien Phu Street, Thanh Khe District
Tel: (+84)905 726 726 | (+84) 983 711 411 |  (+84) 905 049 049
Website: chothuexevip.vn

Thinh Hieu Khang – Da Nang Car Rental 
Address: No. 394B Dien Bien Phu Street, Thanh Khe District
Tel: (+84) 935 22 44 88 | (+84) 906 436 999
Price: VND 750,000 – VND 1,2000,000 (4-seat car, one day)
Website: thuexetulaitaidanang.com

CHO THU XE DA NANG (KHAI HOAN PHONG)
Address: No.  732/14 Dien Bien Phu Street, Thanh Khe
Tel: (+84) 19 343 787
Price: VND 500,000 – VND 1,000,000 (4-seat car, one day)
Website: thue xe da nang

IV. THINGS TO DO IN DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Explore the city of bridges

Da-nang-city-of-bridgeSource: travel.com.vn

Lies on the bank of Han River, water transport in Da Nang is very developed and so with the traffic system. There are many bridges in this city with interesting design and beautiful views that have become attractive places like Han River Bridge, Dragon Bridge, Thuan Phuoc Bridge, Love Bridge, etc.

The best time to visit these bridges is in the night when the view is gorgeous with lights.

2. Swim in one of the most beautiful beaches in the world

Da Nang is the city favored by the “Mother Nature” with beautiful beaches, poetic sceneries, blue sea and white sand stretches endlessly. My Khe Beach – one of the most charming beaches in the world by Forbes magazine – is nothing but the best place that you can spend your vacation at. Pham Van Dong Beach and Non Nuoc Beach are also the popular destinations.

Da-Nang-BeachSource: mytour.vn

If you want to try something different, let’s go to the less popular beaches as Chuoi Beach, Van Village Beach, Nam O Beach and But Beach. These beaches also have poetic sceneries but more pristine. You can freely go camping at the beach, enjoy the delicious fresh seafood from the local like the whole beach is yours. Let’s have a good time in Da Nang. Even though, remind yourself to protect the environment. So when you come back to Da Nang, you can have a good time again.

3. Admire the wonderful natural landscape

Beautiful charming beaches are not the only thing that nature gave to Da Nang. Due to the complex geography of mountains, valleys and beaches all in a place, you will feel like watching the whole world in a single sweeping view from Ba Na Mountain.

Ba-Na-hillSource: dulichchaovietnam.com

In the midst of the valley, there are five rock mountains called the Ngu Hanh Mountains, means the five basic elements of the universe. Here you can visit Tam Thai Temple and mysterious caves. And if you want to participate in more activities like Scuba diving, fishing, getting in the forest then Son Tra Peninsula is your destination.

4. My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Ancient Town and Hue the Imperial City

My Son Sanctuary, Hoi An Ancient Town, and Hue Imperial City are three World Culture Heritages near Da Nang. You should follow a tour to these destinations to have the complete experiences.

Hue-Imperial-CityHue the Imperial city. Source: tinhte.vn

These destinations are all belonged to the glorious past of Vietnamese feudalism, reflect the prosperity of Vietnam in both economic and cultural perspective. If you are who like history, these destinations are what you can’t miss.

5. Go Shopping and have a good time in Da Nang 

If you see the outdoor active activities are too much, you can try the less active but not less interesting games in the entertainment centers in Da Nang. The following are where you need to go:

  • Sun World Da Nang Wonders

    Address: No. 1, Phan Dang Luu, Hoa Cuong Bac, Hai Chau, Da Nang

  • Big C Da Nang 

Big C is one the very first and most popular supercenters brand in Vietnam. Big C Da Nang is considered the largest one of the chain of Big C hypermarket shopping centers. Big C Da Nang includes many stalls of fashion, food, local specialties, and especially the Entertainment Complex here comprises of CGV cinema, Karaoke, and playground.

Address: 4th floor, Big C Supermarket, 255-257 Hung Vuong, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
Open Hours: 08:00 – 22:00 

  • Coop Mart Entertainment Center includes playground and food service

    Address: 2nd floor, Coop Mart supermarket, 478 Dien Bien Phu, Da Nang

  • Lotte Mart Supermarket Da Nang 

Lotte Mart is the famous brand of Korea. Visiting Lotte Mart Da Nang, you can go shopping for both domestic and imported products, especially the Korean products. The Entertainment Center includes entertainment complex, food service

Address: 5th floor, Lotte Mart supermarket, Lotte Mart building, September 2nd street, Hoa Cuong Bac Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
Open Hours: 08:00 – 22:00 

  • Indochina Center

Indochina Riverside Mall is the premier property development on the most advantageous site in Danang, the capital of Vietnam’s dynamic Central Coast, featuring the country’s most advanced urban infrastructure. The Entertainment Center at the Indochina Riverside Mall includes a variety of video games for both kids and adults. Especially, this center has a lot of wonderful souvenirs.

Address: 3rd floor, Indochina Building, 74 Bach Dang, Hai Chau, Da Nang
Open Hours: 9:00 – 21:30

6. Buying Danang Souvenirs 

Souvenir is an important component os every trip. n Danang, souvenirs are not only the manufactured small novelty gifts but also many beautiful things from nature, especially from the sea. So don’t forget to buy some souvenirs and let them keep the wonderful memories of your holidays. Here are the list of souvenir shops in Danang.

Danang Souvenirs & Cafe

Located in the very central of the city nearby Novetel Hotel, Danang Souvenirs & Cafe is the favorite places of many foreigners who love enjoying coffee and buying the wonderful sourvenirs.  

V. WHERE TO GO IN DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Han river bridge – A symbol of Da Nang, Vietnam

This is an attraction that you should not miss when you travel in Da Nang. The bridge is special designed which the center of the bridge can split and rotate 90o along the vertical axis of the bridge. This action is to create a way for vessels to dock. But this is not the only attraction. Han River Bridge is also a popular check-in place due to the shimmering lights in the bridge combined with the lights from the city.

Han River Bridge Da Nang Vietnam Source: vietfuntravel.com.vn

The activity occurs at 1:00 – 2:00 A.M from Monday to Friday and at 23:00 – 24:00 on weekend so don’t miss it. 

2. Dragon bridge – Did you ever see a bridge that breath fire?

Dragon Bridge Da Nang Vietnam Source: duytan.edu.vn

Another interesting designed bridge in Da Nang. It looks like what it is called – a dragon. The head of the dragon is shaped as the model of the dragon in Ly Dynasty and the tail is stylized from lotus. It was recognized as one of 20 most beautiful bridge in the world by Viralnova in 2014 due to not just interesting design but the light system and the ability to breathing fire and water. The breathing fire and water show is held on Saturday and Sunday night at 21:00.  If you want to admire this event, you should get to the bridge early because it is very crowded.

3. My Khe Beach – One of the top 6 the world most beautiful beaches in Da Nang, Vietnam

My Khe Beach was voted to be one of the 6 most beautiful beaches in the world by American Economic Review Forbes magazine and top 10 Asian beaches in 2010 by Australian Sunday Herald Sun. Besides swimming, there are many activities like Kayak sailing, surfing, glider, etc. The most charming moment of My Khe Beach is sunrise, when you can feel the fresh air of the morning, watching the sun rises up from the horizon and orange the whole sky.

My Khe Beach Da Nang VietnamSource: 100tours.com.vn

4. Sun World Da Nang Wonders – The biggest entertainment center in Da Nang, Vietnam

Located in the midst of Da Nang, the entertainment complex of Sun World Da Nang Wonders has become one of the most attractive places in the city with interesting designs, unique decorations, music performances and modern games for all kind of age, from thrilling games to games for the kids.

Sun World Wonders Da Nang Vietnam Source: baodanang.vn

When you get tired, you can visit Ngu Hanh Culinary Space with hundred of dishes of Vietnamese cousin with affordable price.

When the sun goes down, you can admire the gorgeous night in Da Nang from the 115 m high view at Sun Wheel Da Nang, which is one of top 5 highest wheels in the world.

The all-in price for an adult is VND 200,000 – 300,000
The all-in price for a kid is VND 150,000 – 200,000
Address: No. 1, Phan Dang Luu, Hoa Cuong Bac, Hai Chau, Da Nang

5. Son Tra Peninsula – Where the most memorable experiences wait for you

Son-Tra-PeninsularSource: khachsandanang.xyz

a. Linh Ung Temple – The blessing of Da Nang, Vietnam

Linh Ung temple is the newest, biggest and the most beautiful among three Linh Ung temples in Da Nang. This temple is 10 km far from Da Nang in Northeast. The highlight here is the statue of Guanyin Buddha is considered as the highest in Vietnam. The statue is like a blessing for the peace, happiness, stable weather and prosperity for the people in this city.

Linh Ung Templa Da Nang Vietnam Source: tuannguyentravel.com

b. Tien Sa Beach – The pristine hiding in Son Tra Peninsula, Da Nang, Vietnam

Located 10km far from central city, Tien Sa Beach lies independently in the North of Son Tra Peninsula with wild and quiet sceneries. This is where you can blend with nature, with turquoise water, white sand and sunlight. Tien Sa Beach is an ideal destination for a wonderful vacation.

Tien Sa Beach Da Nang Vietnam Source: khachsandanang.info

c. The Black Stones – The Ideal location to run away from modern life

Hiding on the North side of Son Tra Peninsula, the Black Stones has its own way of pristine. There are many big, black stones lying interspersed or stacked to create interesting shapes. In addition, some rocks gather around and create small ponds. These ponds are usually very transparent with light waves which are very suitable for swimming. If you are on tour, they may have fishing and scuba diving activities

Scuba Diving Da Nang Vietnam Scuba diving in Black Stones. Source: vietravel.com

d. InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort – High-quality resort for a fancy vacation in Da Nang

Located in the North Beach of Son Tra Peninsula, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has been visited by many celebrities in the world. They said this construction is the crystallization of Vietnamese culture lying in every design. The high-quality and diversity services are what people think about every time this resort is mentioned.

Son Tra Peninsula Da Nang Vietnam Source: livingnomads.com

6. Ngu Hanh Mountains – Marble Mountain, Da Nang 

Ngu Hanh Mountains is the name of five individual rock mountains located 11 km far from Da Nang in Southeast. Inside these mountains are interesting caves and sacred temples. Five mountains represent five basic elements of the universe, which are fire, water, earth, wood and metal.

Marble Mountain Da Nang Vietnam Source: danangfantasticity.com

The Thuy Mountain (water), which is 100 m high, is the most attractive place. There is an elevator that carries you to the top or you can walk on the stone steps, visit the interesting temples and caves in this mountain, admire the beauty of the sunlight streak through the ravines inside these caves. Huyen Khong cave is considered as the most beautiful cave in this mountain.

The Guanyin Buddha festival occurs annually on February 19th in moon calendar at Thuy Mountain.
The price for visit Thuy Mountain is VND 40,000. The price for a two-way ticket of the elevator is VND 30,000 (VND 15,000 for one-way one).

7. Ba Na Hill – A literary European space in Da Nang, Vietnam

Ba Na Hill Tourism area located at Nui Chua Peak, Ba Na Mountain, which is one of the most beautiful mountains in Da Nang. This is one of the attractive tourist destinations, attracting millions of tourists every year. The weather in this location is always cool and France style construction that makes you feel like you are really in a European town. To get there, you need to get in the cable car at 1,400 m high, watching the whole city from above.

Ba Na Hill Da Nang Vietnam Source: 0236.com.vn

Ba Na Hill has hotels, resorts and modern entertainment center that offer you the best vacation ever. You can go to Le Jardin d’Amour garden for the beautiful check-in photos, experience the France architecture at France Village, admire the majestic of nature at Toc Tien waterfall or enjoy the thrilling games at Fantasy Park.

The price for an adult is VND 650,000 and VND 300.000 for a kid

8. My Son Sanctuary – The ancient sacred place of a lost kingdom in Da Nang, Vietnam

My Son Sanctuary is an ancient sacred area of Cham people, which belonged to the ancient Champa Kingdom. This is the center of Hindu in Indochina with typical architecture, statue designs and the gods they worship. Here you can admire the prosperity of an ancient kingdom in cultural perspective.

Aprasa dance My Son Vietnam Source: camnangdulich4mua.com

9. Hoi An Ancient Town – Turn back in time to the 17th century in Da Nang, Vietnam

Hoi An was once the crowded international port, the meeting place of the Japanese, Chinese and Western merchant ships during the 17th and 18th century. Hoi An Ancient Town is an old quarter of Hoi An at that time which has been restored nearly completely lies on the bank of Thu Bon River. Houses in this quarter were designed as the traditional architecture from the 17th century. Besides the value of architecture, Hoi An also keeps many cultural values in the daily life of Hoi An people with traditional customs, religious activities, folk arts and cultural festivals.

Hoi-AnSource: vrmtravel.vn

10. Hue the Imperial City – Finding out how a king lived in Da Nang, Vietnam

Hue Imperial City is the capital of Nguyen Dynasty in 143 years from 1802 to 1945. The palace of Nguyen Dynasty has been recognized as a World Culture Heritage by UNESCO. The palace includes more than 100 constructions in an area of 520 ha. Inside the area also has many gardens, ponds, large stones and stone bridges to harmonize Feng Shui. Some of the highlights that you shouldn’t miss are Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, Can Chanh Palace, Thai Binh Tower, etc.

Hue Imperial City Source: theculturetrip.com

The price to visit Hue Imperial City is VND 150,000/adult
You can also visit the tombs of Nguyen Dynasty’s kings. They reflect not just the art in Nguyen Dynasty but the characteristic of the king himself. The ticket price is VND 40,000 – 100,000/adult.

To read more detail about traveling to Hue the Imperial City, click here.

11. Cham island – a world Biosphere Reverse in Da Nang, Vietnam

Cham Island Da Nang Vietnam Source: dulich360.com.vn

Cham island is a group of 8 small islands that connected with the prosperity of the ancient Hoi An International Port. In this island, there are many relics of Sa Huynh, Champa, Dai Viet culture with ancient buildings of Cham and Vietnamese people hundreds year ago. This island is a part of Cu Lao Cham Marine Park, a world Biosphere Reverse recognized by UNESCO with diverse flora and fauna, coral reefs, especially seafood and the resource of Salangane’s nests.

Cham island is completely non-plastic bag so remind yourself to not carry any in your luggage.
You can travel to Cham island by speedboat which cost VND 150,000/one-way ticket
Address: Tan Hiep, Hoi An, Quang Nam, 15 km from Cua Dai beach

12. Hai Van Pass – Conquering the longest pass of Vietnam in Da Nang, Vietnam

Hai Van Pass Da Nang Vietnam Source: bloganchoi.com

Hai Van Pass is 500 m high (compares with the sea level) and 20 km long. This pass, in many centuries, is the wall that blocks the influent between the culture of the North and the one in the South. But still, it is the one separates the tropical monsoon climate of Southern Vietnam and the sub-tropic climate of the North. You can feel the flesh cool air when getting into the clouds cover on the top of the mountain.

VI. WHAT TO EAT IN DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Pork rolled in Banh Trang – The simple dish will charm you

The selected pork will be streamed to keep the sweet in the meat and served with banh trang, herbs and special sauce. Like many other dishes in Vietnamese cuisine, the key factor for the taste and flavor of the food is the sauce. You use banh trang to roll everything in, put it into the sauce and feel the tough of banh trang, the soft of noodle, the sweet of pork, the fresh of herbs and the spicy of the sauce. This feeling will last forever in your mind.

pork-rolled-in-banh-trangSource: danangfoodie.com

Price: VND 30,000 – 80,000/dish
Addresses:

  • No. 4, Le Duan Street, Ha Chau District, Da Nang
  • No. 35, Do Thuc Tinh Street, Cam Le District, Da Nang
  • No. 35/2, Ham Nghi Street, Da Nang City Center 

2. Nam O fish salad – The best way to eat fresh fish in Da Nang, Vietnam

The daily captured fresh fish was processed carefully and served with special sauce, banh trang and herbs. There are two ways to enjoy this dish. You can use banh trang to roll fish, some herbs, green banana, cucumber and use with sauce or you can put it all into a bowl and use with grilled banh trang. It feels a little bit numb at the top of the tongue and tasty in a difficult way to be expressed.

Nam-o-fish-saladSource: tourdanang123.com

The best place to try this dish is at Nam O village, Da Nang. Even though you can find it in some restaurant in the city.
Price: VND 40,000 – 80,000/dish
Addresses:

  • No. 11, Mai Lao Ban, Hai Chau, Da Nang
  • No. 464, Dien Bien Phu, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
  • No. 232, Tran Cao Van, Da Nang

3. Ram rolled in brown mustard – Tasting a different kind of mustard in Da Nang, Vietnam

Ram is a popular dish in Da Nang by people of all ages. The crispy Ram of Vietnamese cuisine is served with the unique spicy, a little bitter of brown mustard, herbs and sweet and spicy sauce make this dish a special taste you can’t find anywhere else.

Ram-rolled-brown-mustardSource: lozi.vn

You can find this dish in the restaurants which open from 5:00 P.M to 10:00 P.M. The price is from VND 20,000 – 30,000/dish
Addresses:

  • No. 272, Le Duan, Hai Chau, Da Nang
  • No. 14/22, Dao Duy Tu, Thanh Khe, Da Nang
  • No. 133, Luong Nhu Hoc street, Khue Trung, Cam Le, Da Nang City Center

4. Fish ball noodle – It is different in Da Nang, Vietnam

You can find this dish anywhere in Vietnam territory, but only in Da Nang, it is special. You feel in no fishy taste but flavorful, tasty and sweet. This dish is served with herbs, pounded chili and garlic and soaked onion in vinegar and sugar.

Fish ball Noodle Da Nang Vietnam Source: jamja.vn

Price: VND 15,000 – 20,000/bowl
Addresses:

  • No. 317, Hung Vuong Street, Da Nang (open overnight)
  • No. 109, Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Danang City Center

5. Quang noodle – The specialty of Da Nang, Vietnam

The special dish has become famous of Danang with big, thick and tough noodle. Quang noodle doesn’t have any specific recipe and has many different forms like Quang noodle with small rib, snakehead fish Quang noodle, crab ball Quang noodle, etc. but the most traditional one is Quang noodle with shrimp, chicken, egg, and pork.

Quang Noodle Da Nang Vietnam Source: shipdoandanang.com

Quang noodle is served with herbs and a separate bowl of broth made from pig bones and pounding shrimp.

Price: VND 13,000 – 25,000/bowl
Address:

  • No. 19-21, Tran Binh Trong Street and No. 231 Dong Da Street, Da Nang
  • No. 2, Phan Dang Luu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
  • No. 166, Le Dinh Duong, Hai Chau District, Da Nang

6. Jackfruit salad – A tropical fruit salad for you in Da Nang, Vietnam

It is the cooked young jackfruit was torn and mixed with bacon, torn shrimp, shredded pork skin, peanut, herbs and fish sauce. You have to take a piece of grilled banh trang, put the salad on it and feel the crispy of banh trang, the sweet of jackfruit, the crunchy of pig skin and the flavor of fish sauce to make up the taste hard to resist.

bánh tráng Đà Nẵng Source: youvivu.com

You can find this dish in some vendors in the street, it is usually from afternoon to the night
Price: VND 10,000 – 15,000/dish
Address: Ong Ich Duong street (facing Hoa Tho textile), Da Nang

7. Fried snail with chili and lemongrass – The best dish for a gossip night

There are many kinds of snails and follow a single common recipe but this dish is the best option for a cozy, friendly night with friends and family in the street vendors. The spicy of sauce, the crunchy and tough of the snail will help you to gossip overnight.

Ốc Đà Nẵng Source: tintucvietnam.vn

This dish is usually sold with jackfruit salad so you always find them together.
Price: VND 25,000/dish

8. Cau Mong red beef – The art of cooking in Da Nang, Vietnam

The art of making this dish is very difficult and there are not so many people can do it due to its special requirements: The beef must have 2 separately layers: one is cooked and one is red, the skin has to be transparent but not so tough and sweet and every piece of meat has to include the cooked layer, the red layer, and the skin layer.

Cau Mong Da Nang Vietnam Source: sites.google.com

The sauce is also special and rare. To enjoy this dish, you take a banh trang, put on it some pieces of beef, herbs, and dip in the sauce, then feel the special taste and all the effort to make this delicious dish. The best place to try this dish is in Cau Mong, Dien Ban commune, Quang Nam, 15 km far from Da Nang.

9. Danang Halal Food

Mumtaz Indian Restaurant 
Address: No.69 Hoai Thanh Street, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
Type of dish: Halal Food, Indian Cuisine
Open hours: 10:00 – 22:30
Price: VND 80,000 – VND 220,000

There are some halal restaurants in Da Nang where travelers can enjoy delicious food. The most popular one is Mumtaz Indian Restaurant which offers authentic Indian food. There are several other vegetarian and seafood restaurants where visitors can find a few items to eat.

Maharaja Restaurant

Maharaja Indian Restaurant Danang Halal Food
Address: No.4 Duong Dinh Nghe, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
Type of dish: Halal Food, Indian Cuisine
Open hours: 10:30 – 22:30
Price: VND 50,000 – VND 200,000

Maharaja Restaurant is another great halal food restaurant in Danang. This restaurant receives a lot of good reviews in Tripadvisor. the highly recommended dishes for your include chicken tikka masala, cheese naan, garlic naan, fish curry

VII. WHERE TO STAY IN DA NANG, VIETNAM

1. Resort in Da Nang, Vietnam

a. Naman Retreat – Where you can spend your peaceful holiday in Da Nang

Located 15km far from city center, you can easily explore the fantastic city of Da Nang and enjoy the peaceful, quiet holiday at Naman Retreat. They offer a private beach, outdoor swimming pool, high-quality rooms and villas with modern convenience. Some villas even have the private swimming pool.

Naman Retreat Danang VietnamSource: xoprivate.com

You can also relax with spa, sauna, play golf, go to the gym and enjoy the delicious dinner at Naman Retreat Restaurant.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4.5/5 8.7/10 8.9/10

Advantages

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Gym
  • Spa & Massage
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service

Price (from):

  • VND 6,100,000 per night for Babylon Double Room
  • VND 10,000,000 for a 1 Bedroom Pool Villa

Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 236 3959 888
Mail: info@namanretreat.com

b. Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa – The best place for vacation in Da Nang, Vietnam

This luxurious resort offers you the high-quality services with modern convenient room design, view toward the beach, flat TV and air condition. They also have a private beach, hot tub, yoga, gym, sauna, and 24-hour room service.

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and SpaSource: danang.co

Green House Restaurant and Pool House Restaurant serve you Vietnamese and European cuisine while Beach House is the best place to enjoy the fresh seafood.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4.5/5 8.6/10 8.5/10

Advantages

  • Swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Gym
  • Spa & Massage
  • Bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 5,000,000 per night for 2 Twin Beds Room
  • VND 12,000,000 per night for 3 Bedrooms Room
  • VND 22,000,000 for a 3 Bedrooms Villa

Address: No. 5, Truong Sa, Hoa Hai, Danang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 236 398 1234
Mail: danang.regency@hyatt.com

c. Melia Danang – Everything you need for a vacation in Da Nang, Vietnam

Owning 370 m long of private beach, large outdoor swimming pool, spa and garden, Melia Danang offers the best quality services for your vacation. They have modern convenient rooms view toward the beach with air condition, safe, closet, flat cable TV and sofa.

Melia DanangSource: centralcoastvietnam.com

There is shuttle service that carries you from the airport and spa massage to help you relax after the whole day travel. You can enjoy the Vietnamese cuisine in Nam Viet restaurant, Asian-European cuisine in Market Place Restaurant and Seafood at Cape Nao Beach Club

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4.5/5 8.4/10 8.4/10

Advantages

  • Swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Gym
  • Spa & Massage
  • Bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 4,500,000 per night for Melia Guestroom
  • VND 6,000,000 per night for The Level Room
  • VND 8,000,000 for a Family Room (4 adults)

Address: Group 19, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang
Contact: (+84) 2363 929 88
Mail: reservations@meliadanang.com

d. Centara Sandy Beach Resort Danang – An ideal destination at Non Nuoc Beach, Da Nang

Located at Non Nuoc Beach, this place is an ideal location with green covered mountain, tropical garden, white sand and turquoise, transparent water of South China Sea. They offer beach view rooms with the glass window to receive the natural light. Besides, there is a gym and spa massage with modern equipment and high-quality services.

Centara Sandy Beach Resort Danang resortsSource: in-asia.com

Centara Sandy Beach Resort Danang usually holds fishing trips and scuba diving for customers with 24-hour front desk tour booking service. You can try Thailand cuisine at Ginger & Lime restaurant and Vietnamese cuisine at The World Restaurant.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4/5 7.6/10 8.2/10

Advantages

  • Swimming pool
  • Private beach
  • Gym
  • Spa & Massage
  • Bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 5,000,000 per night for Premium Suite Ocean Room
  • VND 6,800,000 per night for a Premium Deluxe Ocean
  • VND 22,000,000 per night for a Villa Ocean View

Address: 21 Truong Sa Road, Hoa Hai Ward, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 2363 961 777
Mail: cdv@chr.co.th

2. Hotels and hostel in Da Nang, Vietnam

a. A La Carte Da Nang Beach – One of the best accommodations in Da Nang

ala carte danang beachSource: holidayinvietnam.com

They offer an outdoor swimming pool, gym, spa massage, convenient studios with cable flat TV, living room and some have the beach view. From here, you can easily go to the attractions of the city.
You can participate in activities like diving, scuba diving, bicycle, fishing. They also have a playground for kids.You can enjoy the delicious meal at the on-site restaurant.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4/5 8.3/10 8.4/10

Advantage

  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Spa & Massage
  • Bar
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 3,000,000 per night for Light Studio (Room only)
  • VND 4,200,000 per night for a Light Plus Ocean View Balcony
  • VND 6,600,000 per night for a Highlight Executive Two Bedrooms

Address: 200 Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Phuoc My Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 2363 959 555
Mail: reservation@alacartedanangbeach.com

b. Diamond Sea Hotel – A good accommodation in My Khe Beach, Da Nang

Located at the famous My Khe Beach, Diamond Sea Hotel offers modern convenient accommodation with free Wi-Fi, outdoor swimming pool on the roof, gym and free parking site.

Diamond sea hotel da nangSource: diamondseahotel.com

Every room has the beach view, air condition, closet, cable flat TV and private bathroom with free toiletries. There are spa and sauna massage, vehicle hiring and laundry service available.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4/5 8.5/10 8.7/10

Advantages

  • Swimming pool
  • Spa & Massage
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 2,700,000 per night for Superior Twin Room
  • VND 3,100,000 per night for a Deluxe Twin Partial Sea View
  • VND 4,000,000 per night for a Premier Twin Ocean View (Balcony, Bathtub)

Address: No. 232, Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Contact: (+84) 2363 939 777
Mail: res@diamondseahotel.com

c. Red Place Hotel – High-quality accommodation in Da Nang, Vietnam

red place hotel Danang Vietnam Source: redpalacehotel.com

Located in Da Nang, Red Palace Hotel offers accommodation with a garden and shared lounge. This 3-star hotel has free private parking and a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi. Every room has air condition, fridge, cable flat TV and soaking terrace. Some have a private balcony

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 3.5/5 8.2/10 8.1/10

Advantages

  • Swimming pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 600,000 per night for Deluxe Double Room
  • VND 900,000 per night for a Standard Double or Twin Room with Balcony

Address: No. 275 Nguyen Tri Phuong, Hai Chau, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Contact: (+84) 2363 632 929

d. Hilary Hotel – A cheap accommodation with high quality

Hilary hotel Danang Source: agoda.com

This hotel offers convenient rooms with air condition, minibar, fridge, working desk, and a guestroom. There is 24-hour front desk and booking table for tour information.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate N/A 7.7/10 7.4/10

Advantages

  • Near beach
  • Bar
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 550,000 per night for Standard Double Room
  • VND 880,000 per night for a Twin Room
  • VND 1,500,000 per night for a 1 Bedroom Apartment with Sea View

Address: No. 128 Ho Nghinh, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 905 318 838
Mail: hilaryhoteldanang@gmail.com

3. Homestay in Da Nang, Vietnam

a. T-homestay Da Nang – One of the best homestay in Da Nang

T homestay Danang vietnam Source: booking.com

Being considered as one of the best homestays in Da Nang with large, convenient rooms, quiet and comfortable space and cable flat TV.
Bike hiring and shuttle service available

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate N/A N/A N/A

Advantages

  • Near beach
  • Spa
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site
  • Breakfast included

Price (from): VND 500,000 – 900,000 per night
Address: No. 207, Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Phuoc My Ward, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 905 318 838

b. Da Nang Clover Homestay – The best option for team travel

Offering high-quality accommodation for beach lovers, Da Nang Clover Homestay is the popular option for both business and leisure travel. Some rooms have air condition, a balcony, and a flat TV.

DaNang Clover HomestaySource: booking.com

An Asian breakfast is served every morning in this property

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate N/A 10/10 9.2/10

Advantage

  • Near beach
  • Spa
  • Shuttle service
  • Free parking site
  • Breakfast included

Price (from):

  • VND 500,000 per night for a Deluxe Double Room
  • VND 600,000 per night for a Deluxe Double with Balcony
  • VND 168,000 per night for 1 Person in 6-bed Dormitory – Mixed

Address: No. 88, Do Huy Uyen, An Hai Bac, Son Tra, Da Nang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 935 657 907

c. Hippy Hostel An interesting designed homestay in Da Nang, Vietnam

Hippy hostel Danang Vietnam Source: booking.com

They offer the garden view accommodation with a balcony, a terrace, a shared kitchen, BBQ, free Wi-Fi and free parking site.

Sources Tripadvisor.com Agoda.com Booking.com
Rate 4/5 N/A N/A

Advantages

  • Balcony
  • BBQ
  • Free parking site

Price (from):

  • VND 340,000 per night for a Double Garden View
  • VND 400,000 per night for a Family Room with Balcony

Address: No. 10, Mai Xuan Thuong, Thanh Khe District, Danang, Vietnam
Contact: (+84) 905 318 838

VIII. TIPS FOR TRAVELING TO DA NANG, VIETNAM

Da Nang Vietnam Source: quochung.info

    • Taxi in Da Nang is the most expensive in the country, so try to avoid use taxi if you want to save some money
    • If someone sells you with strangely high price, call (+84) 903 502 480 for the help from Market Management Department
    • Don’t miss out the event when the Dragon Bridge breaths fire and water.
    • On 14th – 15th lunar month there is the festival of drop flower lantern.
    • Don’t forget the information of accommodation where you stay.


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