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My Son Sanctuary- Countryside Vespa

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    What to Expect
    07.30      Your Vespa and guide will meet you at your hotel. It’s time to click on your helmet and start your adventure in the countryside on your classic Piaggio Vespa.

    We journey through the countryside where the small hamlets are alive with the activities of the locals who are busy with their daily business. We stop and explore a local pottery village before making our way along a levee to visit an ancient Banyan tree. Enjoy a Vietnamese coffee and watch the bustling market activities. Please take a walk through the market and soak up the atmosphere.

    08.45      We return to our Vespa and continue exploring the countryside before arriving at a very special market. The market is filled with little piglets. The piglets are raised in the homes of the villagers and are a key part of life in the village. Your guide will explain the history and purpose of this fascinating market.

    09.30      Leaving the piglet market we continue our scenic trip to My Son via small village roads lined with local houses and picturesque paddy fields.

    10.30      We arrive at My Son Sanctuary and are greeted by the sounds of the haunting Cham music filling the air. Here we stop to take in the vibrantly dressed dancers enjoying a traditional dance performance before starting your walking tour of the ancient ruins. The tour begins with a short ascent along a track bordered by jungle. As we reach the top, the ancient ruins appear. While you explore the area your guide will explain the history of the religious site which served as a burial site for the Cham monarchs many centuries ago.

    11.30      After exploring My Son, we continue our trip. There is plenty to see, so it’s time to get moving again. Our first stop is a bronze casting village. We stop at a house in the village to learn about bronze casting and its uses in Vietnam and why it is so important.

    13.00      Following our visit to the casting village, we take a short trip on the Vespa to a village that is home to a collection of traditional houses. Here you can enjoy the history and architecture from another era of Vietnam. Here we rest and enjoy a delicious local lunch. Feel free to explore the village, take photos, and discover more of the rich, vibrant culture that has contributed so much to modern Vietnam.

    14.30      After lunch we board our Vespa and begin our return journey to Hoi An through the countryside and its quaint villages and rice paddies where photo opportunities abound.

    15.00      We return to your hotel and your tour concludes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotel in Hoi An
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    • Personal expenses, Tips, VAT tax, Travel insurance.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Ly, our tour guide was excellent. Friendly, informative and attended to all our needs on the trip. Took plenty of photos for us. The arranged lunch was delicious and plenty of. Drivers took great care to keep us safe on the busy roads.
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    Response from Dzungp P, Owner at My Son Sanctuary- Countryside Vespa
    Responded 10 Jul 2019
    Dear Linda E, Thank you so much for your time to post a nice review on TripAdvisor about the My Son Sanctuary by Vintage Vespa Tour ! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed this arrangement as well as had a memorable time when travel with us during your time in Vietnam. This is a huge encouragement for all of us will keep working hard to provide more excellent service for our valuable clients like you. It's our pleasure to serve you and hope that you will have nice memories about our trip. In the future, hope that we will have chance to welcome you back to Vietnam and continue to arrange the best services for you. Once again, thank you very much for being our beloved customers. Best wishes for you !
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    By: Rose Travel Service - Day Tours
    53 reviews
    2 day tour to Quang Ngai province
    I was staying in Hoi An and needed a driver and English speaking guide for a 2 day tour to visit some particular
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    Excellent tour
    And excellent experience. We expected to be part of a Jeep convey but we were the only ones, our own private tour.
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    Linda E
    Day trips from Hoi An
    Ly, our tour guide was excellent. Friendly, informative and attended to all our needs on the trip. Took plenty of
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    Wellington, New Zealand
    Day trip to Hue
    A very full day! Hoan our guide, and the driver, collected us from Hoi An for a trip to see Hue. Very comfortable
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    Cairns, Australia
    Awesome adventure
    We got picked up by our guide Binh and his driver in a US army Jeep , we went to a food market which had all sorts
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    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Fantastic day tour to my son
    This tour was fantastic. We got picked up on time from our hotel and taken to a few stops before my son. The fruit
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    Nice day out
    Its a small group, only 6 people plus the guide. He was very nice. The included lunch was tasty too. Comfortable,
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    Beirut, Lebanon
    First Class Agency
    I cannot but highly recommend Rose Travel Services to all visitors of Danang. The courtesy of the staff, their
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    Rotorua, New Zealand
    Most romantic proposal - 10/10 service!!
    Yesterday I proposed to my girlfriend on board this tour by Rose Travel Service. Despite organising less than 2
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    Worcester, United Kingdom
    First class tour business
    We arranged a day tour of Hue (from Hoi An) with Rose Travel. It was a private tour so we had our own driver and
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    Narellan Vale
    Excellent Jeep Ride to My Son
    Booked two jeeps for 4 of us. Our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable and our driver Tim was an awesome driver
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    My Son, independently by private car
    We did not do this tour. But we did visit My Son, independently by private car arranged through our hotel (Lantana
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    Western Australia, Australia
    We got picked right on time by our driver and guild Binh. It was a private tour. They took us to a village were
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    Clive L
    Perth, Australia
    What was once is no more
    The forested peak and quite retreat of yesteryear has gone to make way for games arcades, noisy beer halls and
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    Tanya D
    Very poor value
    We’ve been on dozens of these types of small tours throughout Asia over the years and have very realistic
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