Vung Tau has preserved a harmonious community of religions in a stunning setting that boasts mountains, beaches and the sea. It is a favorite weekend destination for Ho Chi Minh City families. Spend a day exploring this popular area and enjoy a swim.
What to Expect
You’ll be picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City at 07:30 for the drive to Vung Tau. Take in views of the immense rubber and cashew nut plantations and lush rice fields along the way.
On this full-day excursion you’ll stop to visit the Large House (Nha Lon) and its temples at Long Son Island. This is a historic site where festivals were celebrated.
When you arrive in Vung Tau, the capital of Ba Ria Vung Tau province, you’ll visit the White House Palace, a summer residence of the last Emperor Bao Dai. Admire the views of the beach and the city.
You’ll then visit Niet Ban Tinh Xa, the Nirvana Meditation Retreat and Thich Ca Phat Dai, a Buddhist shrine.
Stop for lunch at Lan Rung and enjoy a swim at Bai Sau Beach.
At 16:00 you’ll begin the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at around 18:00.
- Private pick-up and drop off service
- Private tour with English or French-speaking guide
- Daily departures from Ho Chi Minh City
- Private transportation
- Lunch at a local restaurant
- All sightseeing tickets