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I cannot imagine not coming back again. If paradise exists, I'm sure it looks like Victoria Phan Thiet.Thanks a lot...

Patrick C., Sydney (Australia)

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Region & Excursions in the Phan Thiet - Mui Ne area

Lying to the North East of Ho Chi Minh City is the seaside town of Phan Thiet. Both Phan Thiet and the adjoining Mui Ne beach are ideal spots to escape the hustle and bustle of Saigon without having to travel too far.

The beach is pleasant and always refreshed by sea breezes. The local seafood is a delight and the locals are happy to let everyone enjoy the break without too much intrusion.
 
The main reason people come here is for relaxation on the beach, however, that doesn't mean there aren't sights to see and adventures to be had. Venture onto the beach early enough and you can join the locals in hauling in the catch for the morning.
 
Sightseeing tours can be arranged by jeep, mini van, four wheel drive and bikes (upon availability).

CHAM TOWER SUNSET EXCURSION

(2 hours)

You have the choice between a typical side-car or jeep to reach the Cham Tower located about 4 km (2.5 miles) south-west of the Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & Spa. These towers were built in the 9th century and are remnants of the Cham Empire.
 
You can then enjoy the magnificent view of the sunset and of Phan Thiet City.
 
 
 

MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR

(2 hours)
You leave the hotel early in the morning, to beat the heat. You will travel by Jeep to the countryside of Mui Ne. Then you will start your bicycle ride of about 2h30 through the countryside. The time of the tour is flexible and can be adapted. The guide will show you some very peaceful and quiet no-man lands. The Jeep follows the team until the end. Once back at the hotel a relaxing massage is recommended.

PHAN THIET CITY TOUR

(2 hours 30 minutes)

Phan Thiet Market - Ho Chi Minh Museum - Water Castle - Duc Thanh School
Your first stop will be in Phan Thiet to visit the rustic town market and the fish market.Then our tour-guide will drive you to the Ho Chi Minh Museum, which provides visitors images of the time when Ho Chi Minh worked as a teacher in Phan Thiet in 1911. There are also some photographs of old Saigon and a copy of the Declaration of Independence, which was broadcasted by Ho Chi Minh in 1945. You will then visit Duc Thanh School next to the Ho Chi Minh museum; this is the site where Uncle Ho taught in Phan Thiet.
 
Your last stop will be at the Phan Thiet Water Tower. This tower (20 m - 65 feet high) was designed and built by Tran Dang Khoa a local architect in 1935.It was built in a traditional and unique Vietnamese style.
 

The FAIRY STREAM EXCURSION

(2 hours 30 minutes)
Walking bare feet in the shallow river water amidst beautiful landscapes
The Fairy Stream is located about 10 km (6.2 miles) east of our Resort, on the way to Mui Ne fishing village.
 
Going up the sandy river bare feet in the clear water and enjoy the beauty of this spectacular colourful stream surrounded by huge sand dunes. Just relax during the 2 km (1.2 mile) easy stroll in the stream. This trip is especially recommended for families.

MUI NE SAND DUNES EXCURSION

(3 hours)

Mui Ne Fishing Village - White Sand Dunes - Red Canyon - Hon Rom Beach
Passing by Mui Ne Beach, the first stop will be at the fishing village, where you will visit the local fish market.
 
The next stop is the famous sand dunes of Mui Ne to enjoy sliding down the sand dunes shaped by the wind. Then our driver will bring you to the red canyon where you can walk deep inside a naturally created red sand canyon. Your last stop will be at Hon Rom Beach.
 

LAKE TOUR: FAIRY STREAM - SAND DUNES - MUI NE FISHING VILLAGE - RED CANYON - LOTUS LAKE

(half day)

This excursion will allow you to visit all the famous spots around the east part of Mui Ne including the Fairy Stream, the local fish market of Mui Ne and the Red Sand Canyon at Hon Rom Bay and finally the Lotus Lake. At the end you will enjoy a delicious seafood lunch in a local restaurant on the beach next to the Lotus Lake.

 
 

BUDDHA TOUR: BUDDHA - KHE GA - LIGHTHOUSE - RED CANYON

(half day)
Your first destination will be the Reclining Buddha at Ta Cu Mountain, after you will travel directly to Khe Ga Beach to visit the lighthouse and enjoy a swim in the sea. On your way back you will stop for a walk in the Red Sand Canyon.
 
Before coming back to the Victoria Resort you can enjoy a delicious seafood lunch in a local restaurant next to the beach.

LOTUS LAKE EXCURSION

(half day)
Mui Ne Fishing Village - Red Canyon - Lotus Lake
Passing by Mui Ne Beach, the first stop will be at the fishing village, where you will visit the local fish market. Your next stop will be at the red canyon, to enjoy a nice walk in the heart of a naturally created red sand canyon.
 
Our Jeep will then bring you to the final destination the Lotus Lake, situated 65 km (40 miles) north of Phan Thiet. This is a natural water lake located in the middle of large white sand dunes. You can have fun sliding down the dunes into the lake for a refreshing swim. The deepest place of the lake is 19 m (62 feet).

KHE GA BEACH AND LIGHTHOUSE EXCURSION

(half day)

Khe Ga Beach - Lighthouse - Red Canyon
Our team will drive you 40 km (25 miles) south - west of Phan Thiet, to enjoy a nice walk along the beach in front of the lighthouse island, you will then access to the island by boat to visit the 54 m (177 feet) high lighthouse.
 
You will have time to enjoy a swim before going to the red canyon. On your way back, the jeep will then stop at an impressive red sand canyon created by erosion.
 

TA CU MOUNTAIN RECLINING BUDDHA EXCURSION

(half day)
Walk in the mountain - Buddha Temple - Reclining Buddha
Travel from Mui Ne for Ta Cu Mountain at 40 km (25 miles) south-west of the Resort. To reach the top of the mountain you ride a cable car for about 10 minutes. Upon your arrival at the top you will see a Buddha Temple where local people come to pray.
 
Then you will start your walk to the Reclining Buddha. This statue of more than 40 metres (131 feet) tall is one of the largest in Vietnam. From where the Reclining Buddha lays, you can enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding countryside and Khe Ga Beach.

HOT SPRING BINH CHAU EXCURSION

(full day)
Natural hot water pool - Mud Bath - Steam Bath - Crocodile-Fishing
Our excursion team will drive you along the coast to the Binh Chau Park which was discovered in 1928, 75 km (47 miles) south-west of Phan Thiet.
 
You can then enjoy a whole relaxing day in natural thermal sources able to cook chicken eggs in 15 minutes. You will have the opportunity to try a 37° C (99 F) hot natural water pool and then you can refresh your body in the mud bath. You also have the occasion to get massages and to spend time in the steam bath room. This park also gives you the chance to see crocodiles or to improve your swing in the huge golf practice. Lunch is available at one of the typical Vietnamese restaurants (our Excursion Team will give recommendations).

COOKING CLASS PACKAGE

(half-day)
The culinary tour begins with an early morning tour to Phan Thiet market to collect the ingredients for the cooking class. Breakfast is in a traditional local restaurant, followed by a visit to a fish sauce factory to learn about the typical Vietnamese specialty.
With the ingredients collected, participants return to the resort for a two-hour cooking class led by French chef Alain Nguyen and his Vietnamese sous-chef.
Guests will be able to discover the scents and textures typical of Phan Thiet during a briefing on Vietnamese herbs, and learn how to cook classic cuisines such as fresh spring rolls and fish in clay-pot.
After enjoying the cooked dishes over lunch, the day ends with a soothing one-hour massage.
 

For excursion prices and booking, please contact us.


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