Summer tours offer fun on the beaches and walks in the forests
Update: Apr 09, 2009
It is getting hotter and hotter as summer approaches. Ben Thanh Tourist is offering cluster of summer tours to escape the hustle and bustle of life in city as well as to discover nature and to have wonderful holidays at splendid landscapes and nice beaches

The one-day tour to Binh Chau Hot Spring and Ho Coc Beach, located amidst primeval forest only 150km from HCMC, promises a wonderful day with hot springs and mud baths to reduce stress and alleviate nervous skin-diseases, system-diseases and toxicosis chronic disease, as well as improving rheumatism and improving circulation.

It is also a unique opportunity to boil eggs in ten minutes in the 82°C natural wells, and to swim at Ho Coc Beach.

A two-day-and-one-night tour to Vam Sat-Can Gio mangrove forest is another appealing destination for nature lovers. About 50km from HCMC, this is a by-the-sea ecosystem with diverse flora and fauna, inspiring tourists to discover the marine life with activities such as fishing, crab fishing, strolling in the mangrove forest and taking a boat trip.

Meanwhile, the two-day-and-one-night tour to Giang Dien Waterfall, Ta Cu Mountain and Ke Ga Cape offers the poetic scenery at Giang Dien Waterfall in Dong Nai Province and the magnificent views from the cable car to Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda on top of Ta Cu Mountain, as well as a visit to the lighthouse in Ke Ga Island, 30km from center of Phan Thiet City.

For those in search of some historical information as well as physical relaxation, Con Dao Island is a must-see destination. The three-day-and-two-night tour to Con Dao in the East Sea, about 97 nautical miles from Vung Tau City, is long enough to appreciate the lovely beaches shaded with evergreen trees, fresh air, clear blue waters, primitive forests and abundant wildlife, and to learn some history about the Indochina and American wars in Vietnam.

Nha Trang City is famous for its spectacular beaches and mild weather, deluxe resorts including Vinpearl Land, Diamond Bay and Wonderful Land in the Lo River, and snorkeling and diving. The four-day-and-three-night tour includes a chance to explore the colorful corals and diverse marine life; contemplate the splendid islands, mountains and ancient temples; participate in sports; enjoy excellent seafood; and find tranquility in the whisper of waves and the winds.

The shorter three-day-and-two-night tour to Phu Quoc Island is also an exploration of marine life in boats and kayaks on the sea water.

A combination of beach, waterfalls, lakes and a visit to traditional craft villages is available on the two-day-and-one-night tour to Phan Thiet City, Phan Rang City, Vinh Hy Bay, and Ninh Chu Beach. The tour will stop at Ca Na Beach in Phan Thiet, Bau Truc pottery village, My Nghiep brocade village and Cham people’s Poklonggarai Temple, and finally Vinh Hy Bay and Ninh Chu Beach in Phan Rang to play in the waves, see the corals and contemplate the magnificent scene of caves in the city.

A two-day-and-one-night tour to Long Hai Beach and Minh Dam Mountain in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province is another popular option for a summer break.

Ben Thanh Tourist
Add: 86 Ly Tu Trong St, Dist 1
Tel: (84-8) 3520 2020