Tour » DANANG WILDLIFE WALKING TOUR

We are proud to be one of the region’s leading tour operators and we provide wildlife walks to both the Son Tra peninsula and the Bach Ma National Park. We are the only Da Nang-based operator to offer professionally-organised excursions to the Son Tra peninsula. Explore this beautiful natural area with one of our experts and you will have a never-to-be-forgotten experience. Enjoy the best mountain walks, through forests and overlooking the sea, whilst meeting the wildlife at the same time.

We are proud to be one of the region’s leading tour operators and we provide wildlife walks to both the Son Tra peninsula and the Bach Ma National Park.

We are the only Da Nang-based operator to offer professionally-organised excursions to the Son Tra peninsula.

Explore this beautiful natural area with one of our experts and you will have a never-to-be-forgotten experience.

Enjoy the best mountain walks, through forests and overlooking the sea, whilst meeting the wildlife at the same time.

Tour Description

14.30: Our guide picks you up at your hotel.

15.00: A short introduction about the Son Tra peninsula’s biodiversity and the life of the red-shanked doucs, a rare species of monkey found on Son Tra.

15.30: Depart for mountain foot where the trek begins.  Enjoy the excitement of walking along the mountain side with a delightful view over Da Nang Bay to the Hai Van Pass and Hon Chao.  On a clear day, this is one of the best corners of Da Nang for photographs and nature.

Stop at selected points for red-shanked douc spotting whilst enjoying the atmosphere of the rainforest.  
17.00: Tea-break around sunset at our selected ocean observation point.

17.30: Enjoy a little more walking before heading up the mountain trails to the historic radar station.
18.00: Drive down the mountain as the tour ends.

18.30: Guests return to their hotels.  End of services.

Inclusions:Professional English-speaking guide, wild life expert, hotel pick up and drop-off, private transportation, beers or soft-drinks.

Exclusions:Gratuities.

Alternative: Morning red-shanked-douc-spotting walks departing at 5.00am.

DANANG WILDLIFE WALKING TOUR INFORMATION

Destination:Son Tra Peninsula

Duration:4 hours

Days of operation: Daily

 

Language: English

Minimum age: 6 years

Starting time:2.30pm 

Physicality:Medium

Character:Private tour

Walking distance: 3 – 4 kms

Pick up point:Hotel

Highlights
Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of Da Nang Bay and across to the Hai Van Pass.
Walk along mountainsides where forests extend down to the ocean.

Learn the reason for the name Monkey Mountain.

Likely (but cannot be guaranteed) wildlife encounters: red-shanked doucs, other types of monkeys, birds, butterflies …

Be guided by an international conservation project expert who will reveal the peninsula’s incredible biodiversity.
Corporate programme with Greenviet, the local NGO which is working to protect Son Tra’s biodiversity.
Pick up and drop off from your hotel.

Tea-break at ocean observation point.

Important Information For Da Nang Wildlife Walking Tour

1Wear walking shoes – expected distance 3 – 5 kilometres

2 Bring sunglasses, sun cream, and a sun hat on sunny days.  Binoculars would be useful.

3 Don’t wear perfume, fragrant personal care products or other unnatural scents.

4 Wear muted, natural-coloured clothing to help you blend in with the environment.

5 Dress in clothing that is quiet when you move.

6 For better vision, shade your eyes with a cap or visor.

7 If you glimpse an animal, freeze.  Staying absolutely motionless is the same technique many animals use to keep from being detected.

8If an animal you are watching sees you but doesn’t flee, avert your eyes.  ‘Staring’ is a threatening gesture to most wildlife, so glance out of the corners of your eyes.

9 Remember to respect the environment during your wildlife watching adventures: step lightly and try to leave rocks, logs, flowers, nests, etc, as you found them.

10Always practise responsible and safe viewing.  Don’t pursue wildlife.  Keep the environment clean.

11 Departure time and schedule may change due to season and weather.  We do not operate this tour in stormy weather.

 

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