If you don’t want to move much, you can refer the 5 islands nearby Sai Gon where you can find and explore a lot of interesting and awesome experiences for “run off” trip at the weekend. Immediately, you should refer and book a Ho Chi Minh City tour to make an unforgettable trip.
- Phuoc Hai Beach, Vung Tau
Vung Tau is always known as the beach city with a lot of outstanding beaches, you will have more choice for the amazing beach in Vung Tau. This is Phuoc Hai beach which belongs to Dat Do district, Ba Ria-Vung Tau province. The beach still keeps the wild natural the vast space of white sand and beautiful magic rock.
Moving from 16km from Vung Tau city, you’ll get Phuoc Hai Beach. The beach water is so clean and blue which make you fall in love with the beach in the first time visit. It’s a really wonderful time when you stand on the beach and watch local people fishing out there. This is simple and relaxing feeling. Phuoc Hai is the oldest fishing village in Vung Tau city.
- Thach An Island, Can Gio
Thach An island is island village of Can Gio district, far Ho Chi Minh City about 50km to the east and 8km from Can Gio province. Although Thach An still belongs to Ho Chi Minh City, it’s seemed as “a little girl” standing next to a noisy flow of the city. Thach An has more than 50.000 households mainly living by fishing and salt making.
Thach An island village is not tourism place, so it still keeps the wild and peaceful natural beauty. When visiting there, tourists will soak up the stunning natural beauty and learn more about simple and interesting local life. Therefore, the place attracts many backpackers though it has not much tourism activities for tourists.
Besides the beauty of nature, fresh seafood is the impressive thing with tourists traveling there. The seafood is quite cheaper than other islands but it is so delicious and fresh. If you are wanting to find an ideal destination for a relaxing trip,
- Tan Thanh Beach, Tien Giang
Far 50km from My Tho to the east, Tan Thanh beach is suited on Go Cong Dong district. Although Tan Thanh beach is not the ideal beach for swimming because of black sand and slurry, it has a lot of awesome things in itself for a short vacation.
Hence, if you want to visit the beach for swimming, it is a really bad choice due to the black beach but Tan Thanh beach is one of the most beautiful black beaches in Vietnam. In fact that putting your foot on the black sand, you will get the smooth feeling which you will never forget. Moreover, the black sand mixing with the silver wave will create a lacquer painting like a masterpiece.
Almost tourists visiting the beach said that the beauty of Tan Thanh beach is a gift from paradise; you can find the beauty from anywhere. Additionally, the special beach welcomes a lot of tourists visit to enjoy the beauty and take memorable pictures.
- Long Son Island, Vung Tau
Located 100km from Ho Chi Minh City, Long Son beach belongs to Vung Tau City is recently the interesting eco-tourism place.
Long Son Island is still a strange name with some tourists, but the destination is famous for the high-quality outer area. Furthermore, Long Son beach has a floating village on the river, therefore, visiting here, you will get a chance to enjoy refresh and high-quality seafood as well as soak up the natural beauty.
The island attracts tourists by natural beauty and friendly local people who live by fishing, salt-making, and oyster farming.
- Thieng Lieng Island, Can Gio
Thieng Lieng Island also belongs to Ho Chi Minh City, but it brings peaceful and quiet beauty in itself.
Many people travel to Thieng Lieng Island with only one purpose that wants to explore and learn more about simple and difficult life a little bit in a remote area of Ho Chi Minh City. Almost landscapes of Thieng Lieng Island are river banks and canals, accompanied by forest-covered trees on the island. In addition, the island is not much big, so the mainly means in the island are bicycle and walking. In fact, Thieng Lieng Island has motorbikes but not much. It’s a reason why the atmosphere of this island is clean and not pollutant like the urban area.
Besides that, tourists will get the chance to learn more about how to make salt as well as see the vast salt fields. However, the salt making time is summer season, so tourists should choose the best time to visit the place. Other ways, Thieng Lieng is one of the villages keeping the traditional way to make salt.
Actually, Ho Chi Minh is one of “must-see” place in Vietnam where you’ll get new and outstanding experiences when visiting. Asia Day Tours will bring for you wonderful tours in Ho Chi Minh in particular and Vietnam in general. Additionally, making an ideal and refer at travel website to make the memorable trip will good thing to you.