Welcome To Vung Tau

Vung Tau, a coastal city located in southern Vietnam, is renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant seafood culture, and scenic landscapes. Whether you’re seeking relaxation by the sea or outdoor adventures, Vung Tau offers a diverse range of attractions and experiences to explore.

Destination Highlights

  • Christ the King Statue (Statue of Jesus Christ):

Admire the majestic Christ the King Statue standing tall on Nho Mountain. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and coastline from the statue’s base.

  • Vung Tau Lighthouse:

Visit the historic Vung Tau Lighthouse atop Small Mountain (Nui Lon). Explore the lighthouse grounds and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area.

  • White Palace (Bach Dinh):

Explore the elegant architecture and beautiful gardens of the White Palace, a colonial-era mansion offering insights into Vietnam’s history.

  • Ho May Park:

Discover Ho May Park, an expansive recreational area featuring lush gardens, amusement rides, cable cars, and scenic viewpoints overlooking Vung Tau.

Dining

  • Seafood Restaurants:

Indulge in fresh seafood delicacies at seaside restaurants along the coastline. Sample grilled fish, prawns, squid, and crab served with local sauces and herbs.

  • Local Markets:

Explore Vung Tau’s vibrant markets, such as Bai Truoc Market and Cho Lon Market, where you can savor authentic Vietnamese street food, snacks, and tropical fruits.

  • Beachfront Cafes:

Relax at beachfront cafes and eateries offering a variety of beverages, including Vietnamese coffee, fruit smoothies, and refreshing coconut water.

Shopping

  • Night Market:

Experience the bustling atmosphere of Vung Tau’s Night Market along Bai Truoc Beach. Browse through stalls selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing, and local snacks.

  • Artisan Workshops:

Discover traditional handicrafts and artwork at local artisan workshops and galleries. Purchase unique gifts, ceramics, and paintings directly from skilled craftsmen.

Accommodation

  • Beachfront Resorts:

Choose from a selection of beachfront resorts and hotels offering luxurious accommodations, spa facilities, swimming pools, and panoramic ocean views.

  • Guesthouses and Homestays:

Stay in cozy guesthouses or homestays in Vung Tau’s city center or beach areas. Experience warm hospitality and authentic Vietnamese cuisine prepared by local hosts.

Transportation

  • Ferry:

Take a scenic ferry ride from Ho Chi Minh City to Vung Tau, enjoying views of the coastline and surrounding islands. Ferries operate regularly and provide a convenient mode of transportation.

  • Taxi and Motorbike Rental:

Use taxis or rent a motorbike to explore Vung Tau and its attractions independently. Motorbike rentals are available throughout the city, offering flexibility and freedom to roam.

  • Local Buses:

Utilize Vung Tau’s public bus system to travel between different parts of the city and nearby attractions. Buses are affordable and accessible for tourists and locals alike.

Suggested Tour Packages

16-DAY ESSENTIAL VIETNAM

Destinations: Ha Noi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Da Lat, Da Nang, Hue, Mekong Delta, Ninh Binh

Duration: 16 days 15 nights

Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Mekong Delta – Da Lat – 7D6N

Destinations: Ha Noi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Ninh Binh

Duration: 7 days 6 nights

La Pinta – 2 days 1 night

Destinations: Halong Bay

Duration: 2 days 1 night

Frequently Asked Questions

1. When is the best time to visit Hanoi?

It is highly recommended you visit Hanoi during the months of October to early December. The air is cool and dry and there are not yet many tourists (compared to the peak season of late December to early January). The period after Tet holiday from March to April is also a great time to visit as there are many festivals in and around Hanoi. If you don’t mind the heat, summer is otherwise a good time to be as accommodation and tour activities are considerably cheaper than in winter time.

2. Is Hanoi a safe city?

Hanoi is a very safe place to be in, especially in Hanoi Old Quarter area. Here and there there can be petty crimes such as pick pocketing, so beware of your belongings. Single woman travelers have consistently rated Hanoi as one of the safest cities to travel in, with very low crime rate against tourists.

3. How long should you spend in Hanoi?

It really depends on how much time you have got. The minimum recommended duration is 3 days while you can stay as long as 3 weeks to fully enjoy the city. Although Hanoi does not seem to have a lot of things to do at first sight, one will have to dig deeper to know the must-dos. From nightly street food scenes to the hidden shopping alleys, and occasional visit to craft village, Hanoi may just well be your most special destination thus far. If you need some suggestion, contact us.

4. What should I buy in Hanoi?

Hanoi is famous for its Old Quarter where each street often specialize in one single product (production and sales). Once you get here you will know exactly what you should buy. Some ideas include conical hats, handcrafted bags, silverwares… Souvenir shops that crowd Au Trieu Street, Nha Tho Street or Hang Be Street also offer more extension selection: coffee, tea, essential oils, and silk. If there is no price tag attached, it is always good to bargain.

5. How cold does it get in Hanoi?

Hanoi weather often reaches a record low of 7 Celsius degree in late December or early January. However the humid wind often makes it a lot harsher than its sounds. If you plan to travel to Hanoi during this period, make sure to pack some serious sweater or jackets. In case you travel beyond Hanoi to the mountain region of Sapa, the temperature may even drop further.