Ba Ria - Vung Tau
The coastlines, the painting of Binh Chau fanciful hot springs, the famous lighthouse, the largeest Jesus status in the world... have created an enamored and fascinated Vung Tau.
Ba Ria - Vung Tau fascinates tourists with pristine and beautiful beaches.
- Travel by public vehicles
Tourists can go to Vung Tau by buying tickets at all of passenger stations. Note that you should go to the passenger station 1 day in advance to examine the tickets price, type of car/bus (normal or high-class), departure time.
Specially in Ho Chi Minh City, apart from passenger cars, there is hydrofoil from Sai Gon - Vung Tau, tourists can rent motobikes, tandem bicycles or taxi to explore the beautiful city.
- Travel by motobike or private cars
There are many directions to Ba Ria - Vung Tau, but there are 2 main directions are: from Vung Tau intersection (highway 20), turn and go straigh more 80km or from Phan Thiet, Phan Rang go to.
Besides, if you have not been clear about the way or like sightseeing and comfortable atmosphere, you can hire touris cars. But you should negotiate with the driver to drive you to wherever in Vung Tau city or Ba Ria. That is to avoid this case: the driver transfer you to Vung Tau and leave you there. Like that, you will have to move by yourself, it will be very complicated and waste of money. The price for you to consider from Sai Gon- Ba Ria - Vung Tau 2 days 1 night is 3 million VND for 16-seater car and 5-7 million VND for 50-seater cars.
Which season you should go to?
Apart from September, October and rainy days, the water color will be changed into rather opaque, so it is not suitable for sightseeing and bathing. The remaining months, sea in here is very beautiful, pristine and charming.
Guest houses, motels and hotels
The density of motel, hotels in Vung Tau is rather thick, therefore, the price is very competitive. You can rent with the price range from 80,000 - 500,000 VND. You should find and rent the room from hotels on Hoang Hoa Tham road or the road along the beach back to walk along and explore the night (the price can be higher a little bit). You should book room/ reservation in advance if coming on Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.
In particular in Ba Ria, you can overnight by camping at the resort with the price range from 55,000 VND per camp, rent room of motels at Ba To town or Binh Chau town with the price from 200,000 VND per room. If your budget is much more, you can rent room at the resorts like Loc An, Hong Phuc, Ho Tram Yasaka, Binh Chau hot spring Resorts...(price from 800,000 VND).
Here, it also fascinates the tourists with the largest Giesu status in the world and the famous lighthouse.
Eating and shopping
Vung Tau is most famous for its seafood and "Khot" cake. Apart from two that items, you should enjoy dishes here include Long Huong bread soup, An Nhat barbecue, "duoi" fish hot pot ... If you move in the direction from the Vung Tau junction on, the two items should be used along the road is dumpling 69 (km 69) and Long Thanh fresh milk.
Two interesting things should not be ignored are sipping with friends on the beach at night and drink coffee (Lan Rung coffe at Ha Long Road, Sea Breeze Coffee on Tran Phu Street, Cape Rock (Mui Da) Coffee at hydrofoil station) .
The things you can buy for your friends and relatives as gifts include artifacts, jewelry from shellfish, dried fish, dried squid...
Or stone beaches, beautiful rocks.
Famous attractions at Ba Ria - Vung Tau
In addition to beautiful beaches as Dua beach, Thuy Van, Vong Nguyet..., at Vung Tau city, there are range of famous attractions like Vung Tau lighthouse - one of most famous lighthouse in the country. Conquer the small mountain, explore the inside or have good sight of the whole city at the bacony which is on Giesu's hand. Besides, when you release yourself among Da Lat atmosphere, among Da Lat city at Ho May resort on the Big moutain, or conquer the soaring and stading stairs at the big house at Long Son island.
Not famous as Vung Tau, Ba Ria commune and
surrouding districts attract tourists with the pristine beauty of Ho Tram beach,
Loc An beach, the grandeur of Ho Coc stone beach, of two parallel water line,
one river, one ocean separated by white sand beach at Suoi O sea or the grandeur
of Binh Chau.
In addition, when refering to Ba Ria, they do not foget the fascinating beauty of Binh Chau hot springs in the morings, Hoa Binh waterfalls with meandering and calm water current.
What should bring?
Any clothes you like but indispensable things in a backpack as bikini, hat, maxi dress, slippers to move on beaches, sunscreen.
Fresh seafood... and "Khot" cake...
Ba Ria - Vung Tau has rather many attractions, so they often design the tour at Vung Tau city, Ba Rian Commune or both places along with some of districts (2 days 1 nights tour program).
In addition, they also combine as follow (take this destination as the centre)" Ba Ria - Vung Tau - Binh Duong; Vung Tau - Binh Phuoc, Vung Tau - Phan Thiet, Vung Tau - Lam Dong... or free to combine upon the interest, length of stay and the number persons in the group.