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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  • The drive around Son Tra is absolutely stunning. There are many look out points and other places to stop throughout the drive, and it's all gorgeous. You need to do it on a motorbike (wouldn't be the ...  more »
  • Excellent for nature lovers. Long Tailed Macaques and Red Shanked Doucs are resident primates and good birdwatching opportunities. 
  • We went here as part of a very good day trip in a Jeep. It was a little cloudy but clear day. During the US war it was used as a hill for radar stations for the military base at Danang and we were luc...  more »