Son Tra peninsula – Monkey Mountain

Red Shanked Doucs in Son Tra peninsula

Linh Ung pagoda, it’s 15 km away from Danang city center lies Son Tra Peninsula. Son Tra has been recognized is the nature reserve for 20 years ago, Son Tra is largely covered with green rain forest, and is home to over 100 species of fauna, especial The Red-shanked douc, a monkey that lives in the trees of jungle.

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Linh ung pagoda in peninsula

The Peninsula holds some nice beaches: Bai Rang, Bai Nam, Bai Bac and Bai But where you can sit down to eat and drink. It really fantastic place to visit.

What thing to do in Son Tra Peninsula

  • Finding Red Shanked Doucs

Red Shanked Doucs is the most interesting sight of Son Tra. Besides other rare flora and fauna inhabiting Son Tra, the Red Shanked Doucs are the most remarkable. But if you see it, I sure that you are the lucky. J It’s so hard to see it.

  • Son Tra Beaches

All beaches in son tra is so nice an quiet, drive along road to continental resort, you see on board with different name is Bãi Rạng, Bãi Bắc, Bãi Nam and enjoy the seafood with a cold beer. Don’t forget bring your camera and save these moment at Son Tra Peninsula

  • Visiting Linh Ung Pagoda and take picture of Danang city

Linh-Ung-pagodaThe pagoda is built on 12 ha land in the Son Tra Peninsula with stunning views and romantic sunsets. One of the main attractions to see is the Lady Buddha statue, 67m high, watching over the local fishermen at sea.

The local people believed that the statue of Lady Buddha not only protect the fisherman but also offering them strength for facing storms and strong waves.

How to get to Monkey Mountain:

You cannot access this site by train or bus. The only way go to Son Tra Peninsula, there are by car or motorbike.

By car: you book danang or Hoi an private car to visit this site, that will be easy, and most of the drivers will know there and take you to the pagoda fast.

It’s about 350.000 VND from the Da Nang to Linh Ung pagoda.

Keep reading: Son Tra Peninsular tour from Da Nang

entrance gate linh ung pagodaBy motorbike: if you to go to that place by yourself, so just go to My Khe beach. See your left site and you recognize and white statue, that is Lady Buddha statue, go along the beach and keep going about 2 km further, finally you can see the entrance to the pagoda.

 

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