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Explore the Beaches of Phan Thiet

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Key Highlights

  • Watch fishermen cast their nets as they have for centuries
  • Scramble up the shimmering sand dunes of Mui Ne Beach and look out at the sea
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    8 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0830h (08:30am)
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Phan Thiet.
    (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Phan Thiet

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Take a trip to the enormous sand dunes of the Mui Ne Beach for a perfect family vacation. Drive from Saigon to Phan Thiet which is situated in the Binh Thuan province, 198 kilometres from Saigon. Interestingly, the population of this region comprises mainly of the descendents of the Chams who ruled in this area till 1962. Phan Thiet is popular for its ‘nuoc man’ (fish sauce) and fishing industry. Buy fish sauce, an exclusive seasoning used in Vietnamese cuisine for a flavour of the country once you return home. Explore the beautiful fishing town of Phan Thiet and see fishermen rushing with their nets to the harbour and women and children mending nets in their houses. Visit the Mui Ne Beach which is located 22 kilometres east of Phan Thiet and see its famous sand dunes. A stunning landscape of rocks protruding out of the sea, the changing contours of sand dunes and lanes lined with coconut trees is truly a sight to behold.

    The solitude and beauty Mui Ne has been a source of inspiration for poets and artists alike. Take a dip in the azure waters of the sea or climb the golden sand dunes, while you’re here.Continue to the historical ruins of the Cham Tower, an architectural marvel of the 8th century. Wind your way up the staircase which leads to the temple on the hilltop and see the remains of a meditation hall of the Cham worshippers. A trip to Phan Thiet, its picturesque landscape and beautiful beaches will be the perfect family holiday in Vietnam.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up in air-conditioned vehicle in the morning from Phan Thiet to Mui Ne. Mui Ne is famous for its dramatic, ever-shifting sand dunes.

    You will starts strolling along the Fairy Stream that winds through the dunes to the sea. Then continue visiting the White Lake, surrounded by spectacular white dunes.

    Stopping to explore the dunes and, if desired, to try some sand-sledding.

    On the return, visit the fishing village and watch as the sun sets over the Red Sand Dunes.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • All transfers within the journey
    • All entrance fees
    • English speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Visa fees
    • Visa-approval services
    • Airport taxes
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.