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Sa Dec Travel: The place to travel in spring, just take you 3 hours by car from Saigon

As the largest flower village in the West, one of the largest flower villages in Vietnam, Sa Dec flower village has long been an ideal spring destination for tourists when it is only about 3 hours by car from Saigon.  Every year, every spring, Sa Dec flower village turns into an extremely brilliant picture with hundreds of flowers blooming, welcoming tourists from near and far. Besides the immense flower fields, Sa Dec is also famous as a heritage city over 300 years old with beautiful ancient architecture from the feudal and French colonial periods. This is definitely the ideal destination for those who want to immerse themselves in the slow and peaceful life of the olden days.


How to travel to Sa Dec: Sa Dec Flower Village is only about 140 km from Saigon with nearly 3 hours by car, you can move here by motorbike or bus. Cars from Saigon to Sa Dec leave the station every hour, so you don’t need to worry about the time the car runs. The reputable bus companies are Phuong Trang, Phu Vinh Long, Loc Dien, etc. The average fare is from 80,000 VND to 105,000 VND.

Moving in Sa Dec: The attractions in Sa Dec are quite close to each other, so you can travel by motorbike or bicycle. You can contact motorbike rental services in Sa Dec.

In addition, most hotels and homestays here have motorbike rental services. However, you should try to experience the feeling of cycling through the vast flower gardens, to try a breath of the fragrant flower scent mixed in the fresh air here!

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Sa Dec flower village

Sa Dec flower village
Sa Dec flower village – Source: Internet

Sa Dec Flower Village is the most popular place to visit when traveling to Sa Dec. As soon as you set foot in Sa Dec flower village, you will almost immediately be overwhelmed by hundreds of flowers blooming with thousands of colors like this.

In addition to watching flowers and taking photos at Sa Dec flower village, you can easily interact and chat with the friendly farmers here. The people are always willing to help you learn the details of planting and taking care of different flowers. Looking at the way farmers take care of each flower cluster with their own hands, you can understand how much hardship they have gone through to produce such brilliant flowers.

Admission to Sa Dec flower village is free, but when you want to take pictures of some gardeners, you can pay about 30,000 VND per person. There are also countless virtual living places here, so with just a few steps, you have a brand new virtual live photo!

Happy Land Hung Thy Tourist Area

Located right on the campus of Sa Dec flower village, Happy Land Hung Thy is a complex of ornamental flower works and fun garden entertainment games. Visitors can participate in exciting sports such as cycling on the monkey bridge, swinging across the river, going to the monkey bridge, canoeing, swinging bridge… when they come here, in addition to taking pictures of the gorgeous flower gardens.

Currently, the entrance ticket at Happy Land Hung Thy is 30,000 VND / person; the game package ticket is only 100,000 VND / per person.

Huynh Thuy Le ancient house

Huynh Thuy Le ancient house
Huynh Thuy Le ancient house – Source: Internet

Located right on the banks of the Sa Giang River, Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House serves as a polite witness to the beautiful love story of the Vietnamese-Chinese prince Huynh Thuy Le and the French writer Marguerite Duras.

The house was built in 1895 and restored in 1917. Huynh Thuy Le ancient house looks like a French villa on the outside, but inside it has a unique Chinese architectural design, showing the intersection. culturally evident since the early 20th century.

If you’ve walked to Sa Dec flower village, you can roam the streets of the city and don’t forget to visit this hundred-year-old house!

Phuoc Kien Tu

Phuoc Kien Tu
Phuoc Kien Tu – Source: Internet

Only about 14 km from Sa Dec city, Phuoc Kien Tu – Lotus Pagoda has long been famous for its huge lotus leaf-filled ponds with a diameter of 2-3 m. These lotus leaves are enough to support 1-2 adults without any problems. Unfortunately, when I visited, the temple was rebuilding the bridge, so I couldn’t get close to the giant lotus leaves.

Nam Phuong Linh Tu

Nam Phuong Linh Tu
Nam Phuong Linh Tu – Source: Internet

Dubbed the ancient capital of Hue in the middle of the Western garden. With dignified royal architecture, imbued with national identity, Nam Phuong Linh Tu is a place that attracts many young people to come here to take pictures, giving birth to beautiful spring photos.

Currently, Nam Phuong Linh Tu has been planned for tourism development and outside the temple area, there are many garden activities such as canoeing, enjoying Southern folk songs, Southern specialties, etc. sold tickets with a ticket price of 50,000 VND / turn. With a location only 15 km from Sa Dec, you only need half a day to visit this area.

Where to stay in Sa Dec?

Bamboo House Phong-le Vent

As a homestay with a unique bamboo house architecture, Maison En Bambou Phong-le Vent is considered the most beautiful homestay in Sa Dec. It Homestay in the middle of Sa Dec flower village, extremely quiet, isolated from the outside world. The host serves Western dishes on site. There are many interesting activities such as fishing, canoeing, cycling around the flower village.

The rooms here are not air-conditioned, separate from Sa Dec city, only suitable for people who like quiet space. Life here is almost associated with bamboo, from houses, monkey bridges to tables and chairs, bamboo cots. Homestay Maison En Bambou Phong-le Vent promises to bring a fresh atmosphere, dispel stress after tiring working days.

Frog Flower House homestay

The Frog Flower House Homestay is an ideal place to experience the life of local people in Sa Dec flower village. Here you will have the opportunity to eat with flowers, sleep with flowers, step out of the homestay gate is full of flowers and leaves. Right behind the homestay is the windy Tien River embankment! Flowers are planted throughout the house, Frog Flower House is located next to the airy Tien River bank, has a restaurant specializing in serving western rustic dishes.

Homestay Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House

Huynh Thuy Le’s ancient house has now also combined homestay services. This place is a great place for travelers who want to go back in time to the past, to once experience life in one of the busiest cities in Indochina at that time. Homestay is located in the heart of Sa Dec city, next to the windy Sa Giang river bank as well as right next to Sa Dec night market. The architecture of the house is delicately carved in the French style in harmony with Chinese architecture.

Food to try

Noodles: Sa Dec noodle soup has a very strange taste, tough noodles and is considered one of the best places to have the best noodle soup in Vietnam. Address: Phu Thanh noodle soup, 75 Tran Hung Dao, Ward 1, City. Sa Dec.

Silkworm cake:: Banh Tam Bi Sa Dec, 49B Phan Boi Chau, Ward 1, Sa Dec City is my favorite restaurant.

Sa Dec Flour Village Food Court: Here, in addition to western folk dishes, there is also a buffet of folk cakes of all kinds with a ticket price of only 50,000 VND/serving.

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