Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), Da Nang

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At Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain), you can meet several species of primates, including one of the rarest of monkeys in the world--the red-shanked douc langurs. Named "Monkey Mountain" by American soldiers stationed here during the Vietnam War, the area remains covered with an evergreen tropical forests. Hike or bike along the main paved road for a chance to run into a family of doucs watching passers-by from the treetops. Observe these colorful acrobats, with white tails and golden faces, screaming and jumping from branch to branch. Notice the rope bridges suspended between trees, made specifically for the monkeys. Other residents of the mountain include long-tailed macaques, rhesus macaques, and pygmy slow lorises. Make Son Tra Mountain (Monkey Mountain) a centerpiece of your Da Nang vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Da Nang trip itinerary planner.
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  • This mountain is usually part of a tour rather than a stand alone tour. Good to go with guide to get inside info. Did this tour as part of marble mountain visit. Need walking shoes, water, and be prep...  more »
  • Great environment area which I hope is not destroyed by development. Went running here and hilly with steep gradients, good for cycling also. Lots of scenic spots for great photographs  more »
  • I rented a scooter and went up the coast side, and down the city side. I was lucky enough to see some monkeys cross the road in front of me, but didn't have time to snap a pic. When you get to the pea...  more »