Hue Royal Antiquities Museum

 

Hue Citadel
Hue Citadel

Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is one of the most attractive museums in Vietnam. We can see overview of Hue’s royal life in the past. The museum is in a nicely maintained building constructed over one century ago. Definitely worth a visit for you.

HUE ROYAL ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM
Hue Royal Antiquities Museum

Hue Royal Antiquities Museum is located at No. 3, Le Truc St., Hue City. It’s in Long An Palace, inside the Citadel, which is a beautiful complicated built structure of wood with 128 columns.

The Museum with hundreds years old
The Museum with hundreds years old

The decoration is extremely artistic and elegant. Artifacts in the museum were collected and stored from 1913 till now. The number of artifacts has about 10,000 units, mostly royal furniture, royal daily implement, imperial furniture, artwork in the palace … made by many kind of materials like: gold, silver, jade, bronze, ivory, glass, fabric, paper, …

HUE ROYAL ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM
Artifacts in Hue Royal Antiquities Museum

Also, Hue Royal Antiquities Museum has stored thousands of local produced artifacts, gifts from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of other countries..

HUE ROYAL ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM
Artifacts in Hue Royal Antiquities Museum

After visiting Hue Royal Antiquities Museum, we understand part of royal life in the Nguyen Dynasty, how talented and creative of Vietnamese artists that time was.

To explore more about Hue City, you can contact via Hue Day Tours or Hue Luxury Car or Hue History Full Day Tour.

The Hell Cave

The Hell Cave
Marble Mountains

Visit Danang – the city of central Vietnam, you can’t miss the Marble Mountains. They are located Southern of Danang, on Lac Long Quan st, along My Khe beach. Marble Mountains are a cluster of five mountains, made out of limestone and marble. It’s filled with caves, temples, tunnels and peaks built into the slippery rock. One famous cave of those is The Hell Cave (Dong Am Phu). And we will visit it today.

The Hell Cave
Thi Nai Bridge and the first impression in The Hell Cave

All you need to prepare is a shoes to climbing, and a backpack content miniral water and food (if you visit all the mountains in Marble Moutains, The Hell Cave is 1 in 5 mountains).You can get there easily by taxi, motorbike or private car. Open hour is 08:00AM and close at 05:00PM. The price of ticket only The Hell Cave is 15.000 VND~0,8 usd. (Marble Mountains is also 0,8 usd too).

The Hell Cave
Sculptures in Nonnuoc Village

Before the entrance gate, the local people live around the Marble Mountains (Non Nuoc Village) are famed for their delicate carvings. The sculptures they sell are usually of many sizes, you will impression by many big stone carvings but if you just find some souvenirs or something for yourself here. The price of a bracelet is about 20.000 VND ~30.000 VND.

The Hell Cave
The Hell Cave

The Hell Cave is located in Thuy Mountain (Water) – The largest and most beautiful mountain for tourists visiting and sightseeing. As Buddhism, whoever has died will reincarnate, after cross in Nai Ha Bridge (The bridge over the hell river), you will come in to the ultra-mysterious and murky caves. Have two ways, one for the heaven and another for the hell.

The Hell Cave
Heel Doors

The hell have many nooks and hallways goes deeply into the layers symbolize for levels of the hell called name is “the hell door”. Each door, you will see the reliefs, statues of ghost with many different penalties such as Phan Quy palace, Ming Vuong palace, Avici Hell, Giai Oan springs… Surely, you will get some scare in here.

The Hell Cave
Way to reach the heaven

But after come to “the hell”, you will see the way to the heaven. It’s the long strairs to the sky. To reach the heaven, you need to pass in the high way, slippery and get a little dangerous (I think it’s not for the children). And you also see many fairies on the way. The first impression is the sunshine after dark ways. It’s so beautiful. On the peak – the heaven, you will see the Buddhas, the statues of fairies, Jade Emperor, etc. Also, you can get an overview to Danang City and East Sea.

You can’t imagine about this cave, if you’re staying or intend to come to Danang City. Let’s get a trip in here. To get a help, contact or comment with us. And if you have any request, please leave the message.  Or take a look at: Hue to Danang, Hoian to Danang, Danang Airport, Danang City Tour

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016

The most important on a trip is cost. Besides the cost of flight, where to stays, daily cost, you will need to pay entrance fees for some attractions. Knowledge about entrance fees will let you decide where you will visit and help you control easily the cost of trip you are going to take. Below is an entrance ticket price list for most of famous tourist spots in Central and Central-South Vietnam in 2016 as a reference for you.

1. ENTRANCE FEES IN HUE CITY

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016
Hue Imperial Citadel
ODD DESTINATION VND/ adult VND/child(<1,3m)
1 The Citadel  150.000 30.000
2 Minh Mang Tomb / Tu Duc Tomb / Khai Dinh Tomb 100.000 20.000
3 Gia Long Tomb/ Thieu Tri Tomb / Dong Khanh Tomb / Hon Chen Temple 40.000 Free
4 An Dinh Palace / Nam Giao Esplanade / Thanh Toan Museum 20.000 Free
5 An Hien Garden House:  20.000 Free
6 Elephant Springs 20.000 Free
7 Bach Ma National Park:  40.000 Free
8 Thien Mu Pagoda Free Free
9 Lang Co Beach Free Free
10 Hai Van pass Free Free
  GROUP TICKETS    
1 Group ticket included The Citadel + Minh Mang Tomb + Khai Đinh Tomb 280.000 55.000
2 Group ticket included  The Citadel + Minh Mang Tomb + Khai Đinh Tomb + Tu Duc Tomb 360.000 70.000

Refer Hue transfer service here: Hoian to Hue, Danang to Hue, Hue airport transfer
Refer Hue Tours here: Hue History Day Tour, Hue Day Tour, Hue- Danang-Hoian 1 Day

2. ENTRANCE FEES IN DANANG

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016
Danang City
ODD DESTINATION VND/ adult VND/ child(<1,3m)
1 Ba Na Hills Ticket 600.000 500.000
2 Debay Wine Cellar in Ba Na Hills 50.000 50.000
3 Wax Museum in Ba Na Hills 100.000 100.000
4 Funicular in Bana Hills 70.000 50.000
5 Marble Mountain Ticket 15.000 15.000
6 Lift to the top in Marble Mountains 15.000 15.000
7 Hell Cave in Marble Mountains 15.000 15.000
8 Da Nang Museum 20.000 20.000
9 My Son Sanctuary ( Included Electric Car) 150.000 150.000
10 Cham Museum 40.000 40.000
11 Linh Ung Pagoda Free  Free
12 My Khe Beach Free  Free
13 Hoian Ancient Town Ticket 120.000  120.000
14 Thanh Ha Pottery Village in Hoian 25.000  25.000
15 Tra Que Vegetable Village in Hoian 20.000  20.000
16 Boat to Cham Island 400.000 VND / boat / o1 to 15 pax

Refer Danang transfer service here: Hue to Danang, Hue to Hoian, Hoian to SonTra, Danang to Myson, Nhatrang to Hoian, Danang Airport transfer
Refer Danang Tours here: Danang City Tour, Danang Hoian Danang, Danang BanaHills, Danang Hue Danang
Refer Hoian Tours here: Explore Hoian by Bicycle, Cham Island Snorkeling Tour, Hoian Myson Day Tour

3. ENTRANCE FEES IN QUANG BINH

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016
Son Doong Cave
ODD DESTINATION VND/adult VND/child(<1,3m)
1 Phong Nha Cave  150.000 Free
2 Tien Son Cave 80.000 Free
3 Paradise Cave 250.000 125.000
4 Dark Cave  (15 Mar – 15 Sep) (Muddy bath, zip lining, swimming, kayaking, soft caving and jungle walking) 450.000 150.000
5 Dark Cave  (16 Sep – 14 Mar) (Muddy bath, zip lining, swimming, kayaking, soft caving and jungle walking) 250.000 150.000
6 Suoi Nuoc Mooc 80.000 Free
7 Boat on Son River to Phong Nha cave 360.000 VND/ boat/ 14 persons.
8 Boat to Phong Nha cave and Tien Son Cave 400.000 VND/ 2 caves / boat / 10 persons

Refer Phongnha transfer service here: Hue to Phongnha, Danang to Phong Nha, Hoian to Phong Nha, Donghoi Airport

4. ENTRANCE FEES IN NHATRANG

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016
Nhatrang City
ODD DESTINATION VND/ adult VND/child(<1,3m)
1 Vinpearland Cable Car 600.000 500.000
2 Tri Nguyen Aquarius 90.000 45.000
3 Mud Bath in Lady Tower 150.000 70.000
4 HonTam Island (All fee) 600.000 420.000
5 HonTam Island (Only entrance fee) 220.000 150.000
6 Institute of Oceanography 30.000 30.000
7  Ponagar Tower 22.000 22.000
8 Hon Chong Island 22.000 22.000
9 Hon Mun Island 22.000 22.000
10 Diamon Bay – Wonder park  35.000 35.000
11 Monkey Island 120.000 120.000
12 Orchid Stream 140.000 140.000
13 Yang Bay 100.000 70.000

Refer Nhatrang transfer service here: Dalat to Nhatrang, Saigon to Nhatrang, Muine to Nhatrang, Danang to Nhatrang, Nhatrang Airport transfer
Refer Nhatrang Tours here: Nhatrang Bay and Island, Nhatrang Snorkeling Tour, Nhatrang Day Tour

6. ENTRANCE FEES IN PHAN THIET – MUI NE

Entrance Fees South Central Vietnam 2016
Muine Red Sand Dunes
ODD DESTINATION VND/ pax  VND/child(<1,3m)
1 Poshanu Tower 10.000 10.000
2 Duc Thanh College and museum (The price for group, included English Speaking Guide and tips) 200.000 200.000
3 Hon Rom Island 35.000 35.000
4 Cano transfer to the lighthouse 40.000 40.000
5 CaTu (Entrance fee and carble car) 160.000 160.000
6 Wine castle (100.00 VND more if you want to taste) 100.000 100.000
7 Lighthouse 10.000 10.000

Refer Muine transfer service here: Nhatrang to Muine, Dalat to Muine, Saigon to Muine
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One day in Cuchi Tunnels

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Cuchi Tunnels

One in interesting destionations in Southern Vietnam is Cuchi Tunnels. It’s located near Saigon ( from Saigon Central is 70km). Here, you will comeback to Vietnam in 19th Centuries – in war time. You will see many weapons, bases, underground complex tunnels and get some feel of soldiers. All is great experiences that you should do.

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Caodai Holy See

First of all, i advices that you should visit CaoDai Holy See, stop in Vam Co Dong River and feel the quiet air of Vietnam village. If you can, you also should visit Cu Chi Wild Life Rescue Station where like an animals hospital.

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Try to be a Vietnam solider

Cuchi Tunnels is about 200 km long tunnels and ventilation systems. The price to visit here is about $5 usd. The tunnels are dug deep under ground with multiple levels and routes. It include the clinic, many rooms, kitchen, storage, office, subway system underground. It lead to a river or another escape.

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Trap

And you also see many sort of traps. It’s different types and were made for the America Soliders who were on foot. One of those is sharp bamboo traps. It’s a hidden dug out pit with sharp bamboo sticks sticking up out of the ground. Another is gate trap, sharp will fall down if you open the door. And if you come here with children, don’t forget take care them because it’s so dangerous.

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Shooting gun

In guns area, it have many old guns that used in the war time. You can play shooting game in here with about 2,5 usd/60 min, 3000vnd/bullet. Have two gun types is AK and M16. This service is the most favorite in here.

One day in Cuchi Tunnels
Cassava Boiled

It also have an area simulate East sea, and you take a shower after an explore trip. The price is $1usd/pax. Final, surely that you will feel hungry, let’s enjoy cassava boiled with salt and pea – a popular food in here. And take some fresh fruits in Trung An garden. This is a great destination. So, if you want to visit here, need a private car or have any request or questions. Let’s contact with us. Or you can look at : Saigon to Cuchi, Dalat to Saigon, Nhatrang to Saigon, Muine to Saigon, Saigon to Cuchi by Luxury DCar

Crazy House in Dalat

Crazy House in Dalat
Crazy House

Dalat is one of most famous destinations in Vietnam. It’s not only famous by the beauty of nature sceneries (Lang Biang, Love Valley, Prenn waterfall, pine forest, tea hill, Dakia Lake, etc) but also by many special structures ( Bao Dai Palace, Chicken Church, Dalat station, Dalat pedagogical colleges, etc). One of those sightseeings have Crazy Housec Hang Nga House. My friend told “It’s one of the most odd things i saw”. And I swear you’re also convided by it.

Crazy House in Dalat
Crazy House

Crazy House is in the Central Highlands’ city of Dalat, in top three strangest hotels in the world  and was designed by Vietnamese architect Dang Viet Nga. She says: “I want to change the vision about architecture. I want to design in a different view, strange and abundant”. And this house is apprearance. As the fairy tail, this hotel is like a enormous Banyan tree with uneven windows, and tunnel-shaped stairways.

Crazy House in Dalat
Stairs in Crazy House

The design is so bizarre that you can’t find anywhere in the worlds. The hollow “tree” extends in many directions, rising above to reach the sky of the amazing Dalat. Stairs and hallways throughout Crazy House are designed to resemble tunnels and caves which makes for an interesting walk through the house. See the norm, wild mushrooms and spider webs popping up on your way is very normally.

Crazy House in Dalat
Wild mushroom on the way

Besides, the house is really a great destination to stay with many rooms are named of animals such as the tiger room, the eagle room, the ant room, the kangaroo room, the bear room, honey moon room,etc. The decorations and handcrafted furniture also matching the theme.

Crazy House in Dalat
Bear Room

The price to visit here is near $2 usd per person. The price is from about $30 usd to $70 usd, it’s depend the type room and number of pax. Let’s take a look in Crazy House Website !

Crazy House in Dalat
Look like a Banyan tree

These photos can’t even describe how strange it is. If you are in Dalat, make sure to stop by and visit for the day, or book a room and spend a few nights here! If you aren’t planning a trip to Dalat anytime soon, here is a short photo essay that will show you what we mean when we say there was no rhyme or reason to this Crazy House! If you need a help to transfer to Dalat, let’s contact with us. Take a look at here: Nhatrang to Dalat, Muine to Dalat, Saigon to Dalat

Monkey Island in Nhatrang

One of most interesting things in Nhatrang city is Monkey Island. Why? Let’s explore it with me !

Monkey Island in Nhatrang
Monkeys in Monkey Island

From Central Nhatrang City to Long Phu Port – where you can catch a boat and go to Monkey Island is about 28 km. This island is located on Hon Lao island, Nha Phu Bay. If you seft-driving, you just drive straight 1A Boulevard Northern, cross in Ru Ri Pass, and you will see the board “Nha Phu Bay”. You need to buy the boat ticket (about $5.5 usd per person for arrive this island and comeback). After15 minutes, you arrive Monkey Island.

Monkey Island in Nhatrang
Monkey Island

The first impression is the wild island, and so amazing. This island contains more than 1200 monkeys which are two types: Macaca Rhérus and Macaca Fassicularit (I just read it on the catalogs and I don’t know what is these types). But these monkeys is so cute. They’re love playful, naughty and friendly too. You can buy bananas and feeding for them.

Monkey Island in Nhatrang
Dog Racing

This island have a dog racing. Here, you can bet about $1.6 usd once time. And if you’re lucky, you will win with the ostrich eggs is carved which look so beautiful. You can visit some sceneries such as: Mermaid Lake, Tamda garden, 12 Animals Park, etc. And you can see monkey circus. These monkeys are very talent. They can ride unicycling, bike, cyclo, and acrobatic.

Monkey Island in Nhatrang
Snorkeling in Monkey Island

Monkey Island also have many different services such as: snorkeling, swimming, parachuting, ostrich riding, elephant riding, etc. I’m believe you will be convinced by the beauty of coral reef and marines. The clear seawater will make you feel like immersed in the sea. The price is about $7 usd for each snorkeling.

Monkey Island in Nhatrang
Ostrich Riding

Beside that, it’s so awesome when you ride an ostrich with just $2.5 usd. All gives you the amazing experiences. Don’t forget take a lunch with fresh seafoods, the price is good (average $3 usd per dish). I hope that you will have a nice trip with my travel blog. If you have any request, our team always available for a help. And if you looking forward a transfer service, let’s us take care for you. Take a look at here: Dalat to Nhatrang, Muine to Nhatrang, Saigon to Nhatrang, Danang to Nhatrang, tours in Nhatrang.