Da Nang - Ly Son waterway tourism route launched

VOV.VN - Phu Quoc Express JSC officially opened the Da Nang - Ly Son waterway tourism route on March 29 to mark the occasion of the 47th anniversary of Da Nang’s liberation which was observed on March 29, 1975.

As part of the route, the ship, named Trung Trac, will be used to transport passengers on the Da Nang-Ly Son inland waterway route on April 9.

The ship is capable of accommodating nearly 600 passengers, with this reducing the travel time from Da Nang to Ly Son island off coast the central province of Quang Ngai to just over two hours.

The initial ship will run with a frequency of four times a week, at 8 a.m. on Tuesday and Saturday from Da Nang’s Han River Port, and again at 2 p.m. on Wednesday and Sunday from Ly Son island.

Ticket prices range from VND590,000 up to VND720,000, equivalent to between US$25 and US$31, for economy class and VND900,000, equal to US$39 for VIP class.

As a way of marking its opening, Phu Quoc Express JSC will apply a 20% discount on tickets for visitors until April 30.

During the opening ceremony, Tran Phuoc Son, vice chairman of Da Nang City People’s Committee, stressed that the waterway route will be an attractive tourism product which will fully contribute to strengthening tourism development links between the two localities.

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