Prepare the necessary information on dining, lodging and entertainment will help your trip more convenient.
about 125 km from HCM City and Vung Tau is the appropriate destination for the weekend or long holidays during the year.
Weather and time of travel
in the Southeast of Vung Tau, located in the tropical monsoon climate with two rainy seasons, clear sunshine. The rainy season between September 5-10 while the dry season from November to April the following year. The average temperature at 27 degrees Celsius threshold so cool all year round.
Before and after the New Year is an appropriate time for relaxation while bathing resort, while watching the cherry blossoms blooming forest in the gorge Freshwater, Long Hai town. But you need to look at the weather forecast to avoid rainstorms.
Weekends or holidays, tourists flock to the east made prices soar service, restaurants, hotel rooms filled. For a great holiday, you should avoid this time.
Move to Vung Tau
Guests can go to car, motorcycle or car. Add Another option is to go hydrofoil from Saigon to the port terminal port Stone Bridge.
Coach:Tickets are sold at the eastern bus station, the price 65000-95000 a copper plate.
Motorcycles:From Saigon, you comes along Highway 1A, Dong Nai bridge to the roundabout junction, then turn Vung Tau along Highway 51 to the city.
Another way is to take the road Cat Lai ferry Nhon Trach (Dong Nai). Follow this road, you will be Highway 51. This approach saves about 20 km. Travel time from 3 to 3.5 h.
Hydrofoil:Visitors buy train tickets at Bach Dang Wharf. In Vung Tau, tickets are sold at the hotel and pier Stone Bridge, the 120 Ha Long. Travel time is about 2 hours.
Moving in Vung Tau
Visitors should rent a motorbike to the tour more convenient.
Motorcycles:Rents fluctuate 150000-200000 copper for both scooter and car number. Some addresses for your reference as Truong Cong Dinh street, ward 8, Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 3, or European Union Customs motorcycles.
Bicycles:Guests can rent at the hotel for $ 20000-30000 per hour contract.
Electric Vehicles:This new service is being exploited, very convenient for guests traveling in a group or family. Car rental is 150,000 VND 3 seats, 7 seats is 200,000 VND, 280,000 VND 10 seats and 13 seats is 320,000 dong per car. You can contact the resort in the South China Sea or the pilgrim center in the city.
You can also rent a helicopter package with $ 3,000 (about 64 million) one-hour flight.
price per standard rooms fluctuate 300000-400000 contract. Guests can also take vacation on the beach tent.
Sakyamuni Buddha Altaris a temple located on the slopes of Big. Beauty temple ingenious combination between religious architecture and natural landscape. Featuring high octagonal tower is 19m and the statue of Sakyamuni meditating on a lotus built halfway up the mountain.
Statue of Christis built on the Tao Phung mountain peak in 1974 and completed after 19 years. Statue facing south, overlooking the sea, facial expressions appear seem tolerant, benevolent. After passing 133 spiral stairs inside the statue, visitors can catch the sea breezes blowing in and watching from a panoramic Vung Tau.
White Palacebuilt in 1898, is the Roman architecture 3 storey, 19m high, his back against the Big Mountain. It is currently 19 cannons kept.
Thang Tam Temple Relicinclude Tomb Nanhai, Ms. Marble Temple, Temple Ba … This is a very attractive tourist destination travelers.
Nirvana Viharais one of the most beautiful pagoda in Vung Tau with modern architectural lines. The temple also known as the Sleeping Buddha Temple and located on the slopes Small, facing the sea. The temple was started construction in 1969 and inaugurated in 1974.
Chan Nguyen Truc Lam ZenMonastery,located at the foot of the mountain Minh Dam. Works in practice space mingles with the imposing nature that visitors will see soul sightseeing inner peace, serenity.
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara Templeis small temple statues featuring white Guanyin, 16 meters high overlooking the sea with a gentle face, virtuous.
Hon Mieu Bain a lone island among the vast blue sea, the waves all year round. Here, visitors to immerse myself in the pure space or enjoy romantic scenery, pristine surrounding.
Linh Son Co Tuoldest pagoda in Vung Tau. In the church hall with a 1.2m high statue gilded stone sculpture was created ingenious and lively looks compassion on his face.
Vung Tau lighthousewhere you can take in the views of the crescent-shaped beach, mountain or forest green Minh Dam flowers glowing ceramic highlights features solid, solid tower of the entire cluster. To reach the location, visitors have been built along the tunnel solidly in the two-story house, which is the residence and activities of the lighthouse watchman.
Large houses Long Son (temple Tran)is an architectural complex of ancient style art, made of bricks and timbers quarter. Large house located in the village with a total area 5 about 2 hectares, divided into three zones: the temple; synagogues, schools, markets, conservationists Boat Thunder and the tomb Tran.
Ancient weapons museumis open from the first opening in 2012. This is where the 500 mannequins on display in real size, wears the gorgeous uniform, represent the image warriors from around the world presented in various periods; more than 1,200 guns, 1,000 ancient sword and many other rare collections.
Local traditional festival
The festivalis a unique festival of coastal fishermen, takes place every year at Thang Tam family. Bustling festival in three days 16, 17 and 18/8 lunar calendar every year. The event attracts thousands of people and tourists from everywhere flock to burn incense, pray for peace, gratitude ancestors and gentle whale – the savior of the coastal fishermen.
Saint death anniversaryTran’sceremonies are people Vung Tau held annually customary folk, is an opportunity to appreciate and commemorate a talented general of the nation. Memorial ceremony was held solemn rite ancient peoples in the annual Lunar 20/8 days.
Cuu Trung Festivalceremony is considered safe for the whole people are healthy, peaceful and happy. The festival takes place from the 8th to the end of the night 9/9 th at the annual Lunar large Longshan. Here, visitors can admire the ancient architecture and some antiques and rare wood.
Ms. Marble Temple festivaltakes place for three days 16, 17, 18/10 annual Lunar. Opening ceremony flag procession parasols, the contingent with trumpets, drums reverberate. Visiting ceremony followed nghinh Water Dragon at Temple Hon Ba Than Women.
Shen Cong shooting festivalis the exclusivity of the coastal city. The highlight of the festival is the ceremonial cannon.
have many delicacies Vung Tau. Each dish attached to the landmark, originating as: cakes Khot Vung Tau, pancakes Long Hai, banh hoi An Nhat hot pot gun Phuoc Hai, porridge oysters Longshan, bread soup Long Huong and many fresh seafood prices reasonable.