My Son Sunset Tour is the great chance to explore the beauty of the My Son Sanctuary, the worshiping area of the Champa Kingdom from the 7th to 13th centuries. As you know, My means beautiful, Son means mountains so My Son is the sacred area in the huge valley surrounded by high mountains, the place where the Cham people came to show their respect and offer lots of offerings to Hindu Gods, especially the God Shiva.
This is a “must-see” historical attraction when travel to Hoi An. Thus, not only visiting the ancient Hindu temples but also admire the masterpiece from the talent, the skill of Cham people to remember a lost glorious civilization that had been in Vietnam for years. So as to help you out enjoy the fabulous moments of My Son Sanctuary in the sunset and stay away from the crowd and bustle of My Son in the morning, so Best Hue City Tour Travel organize My Son Sunset Tour from Hoi An.
MY SON SUNSET TOUR FROM HOI AN
My Son Sunset tour summary
Tour duration: 04 – 05 hours.
Service: Door to door service.
Notes: Departure and visit time can be flexible.
Type of tour: Private tour with private car and local tour guide.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site with a knowledgeable local tour guide
Admire the Hindu remains of wonderful tower-temples decorated in bas-relief.
Learn about the Champa Kingdom history through interesting stories.
Enjoy the fabulous sceneries of the valley surrounding by mountains.
Explore clusters of Hindu temples built and rebuilt from the 4th century to the 13th century.
Find out the building technics of the Cham people made bricks and built the temples without using mortar.
My Son Sanctuary Sunset tour program
Following your requested time, our local guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel/ homestay in Hoi An and we start My Son Sunset Tour Hoi An. Upon arrival in My Son Holy Land, we will take a golf cart and then we walk to the main area of the Sanctuary.
After that, we will have a chance to enjoy the Apsara dance at My Son Sanctuary theater. According to Hindu legend, this dance is a passionate dance danced by beautiful Apsara fairies to serve the gods, with slow movements but very gentle, elegant, and graceful. The Apsara fairies are the wives of the Gandharva musicians in the heavenly realms tasked with dancing and singing for the gods, they are also the maidservants of Indra – king of the Indian gods. The dance performance is at 14:00 and 15:30 so please make sure we can get the shows.
Then we will wander around this mysterious Hindu complex and pay a visit to the main groups of B, C, D. Our local guide will give you an overall view of the setting of the clusters of Champa towers, and the deep knowledge of how they made the bricks, what kind of mortar they used to stick bricks together, etc. Following that is another visit to group G which was built on the hill. Eventually, we will be heading to groups of E and F.
In 1885, the My Son temple tower was discovered by a group of French soldiers. In 1898 – 1899, two French researchers L.Finot and L.de Lajonquière and architect, archaeologist H. Parmentier came here with the purpose of studying epitaphs and the art of architecture and sculpture. From1903-1904 with the most basic documents on inscriptions and architectural art is completed. The ancient Cham towers for hundreds of years, despite the time and destruction of nature and bombs, but many towers still stand.
Meditating fascinated visitors by Cham architecture. There are up to 70 architectural works of temples and towers of Champa civilization. All are crystallized in the enduring material relics, containing historical, cultural, architectural, artistic values, created for a long time during the nine centuries (from the fourth century to the thirteenth century), rated on par with famous monuments in Southeast Asia such as Angkor, Pagan, Bobudbudua.
At 17:30 pm, we will enjoy the best moments of the Sunset over the tower temples in beautiful My Son Holy land. You will have free time to hunt the most fabulous photos of My Son without photobombs. Admire the beauty of nature and masterpieces of the ancient Cham people.
At 18:00, we get back to our car to go back to your hotel/ homestay in Hoi An. We finish My Son Sunset Tour from Hoi An, Best Hue City Tour Travel wishes you have a great trip with us!
My Soon Sunrise Tour Price Table
Free of charge for children under 5 years old.
Children from 6 to 12 years old 50%.
Children from 12 years old are adults.
What should you bring?
Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sunglasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers.
- English speaking tour guide
- All entrance tickets
- A mini Van with A/C
- Bottles of water
- Personal expenses, Tips.