Fly To Da Nang, Vietnam
The port city of Da Nang is located on the southern part of Vietnam’s central coast at the mouth of the Han River. It’s a popular tourist destination, offering a variety of sights including the marble and limestone hills called Marble Mountains that are home to a number of caves, tunnels, sculptures and carvings, and the My Son ruins, a series of Hindu Temples first built in the 4th Century that have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Da Nang is also the base from which to explore the nearby areas of Hoi An as well as the Imperial city of Hue.
Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African passport holders travelling to Da Nang obtain a Visa on arrival in Vietnam.
- The South African Embassy to Vietnam is in Hanoi: 3rd Floor, Central Building, 31 Hai Ba Trung Street, PO Box 102, Hanoi, Vietnam. Phone: +84-4-936-2000.
See and do
Visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, as well as nearby attractions including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the My Son Ruins – a series of 4th Century Hindu temples, and the spectacular Marble Mountains – a group of five marble and limestone hills that include a series of caves and tunnels with carvings and sculptures. There’s also the Montgomerie Links golf course, which is the best in the country.
Further afield you’ll find the Imperial city of Hue, and the town of Hoi An, as well as the resort area round Non Nuoc Beach, and the mountain resort of Ba Na Hills, with its 5km long cable car system.
Da Nang International Airport – DAD
The third busiest airport in Vietnam, Da Nang International Airport is located 2km from the centre of the city. It is an important access point for central Vietnam. The airport was extended and revamped in 2011.
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Report items lost or found within the airport terminal to Da Nang Airport authorities.
Airport Hotels: None at the airport. Nearby: Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Grand Mercure Danang, Novotel Danang Premier, Pullman Danang Beach Resort.
Car Hire: Car rental for self-drive is non-existent in Vietnam. However one can hire chauffeur-driven cars from various travel companies on the ground.
Airport Hub: Da Nang International Airport (code DAD) is a hub for Vietnam Airlines.