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Top 10 best places to visit near Ho Chi Minh City that should not be missed (Part 2)

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Cat Tien National Park

Cat Tien National Park
Cat Tien National Park – Source: Internet
  • Address: Hamlet 1, Tan Phu District, Dong Nai
  • Ticket price: 10,000 – 60,000 VND
  • Opening hours: 6:30 am – 5:00 pm daily

Cat Tien National Park is famous for its diverse ecosystem and is one of Vietnam’s significant core biosphere reserves. When coming here, visitors have the opportunity to admire the majestic scenery and feel the uniqueness of nature and the appearance of many rare species. Therefore, a trekking or camping trip at Cat Tien National Park promises to bring you highly memorable experiences.

Can Gio 

Can Gio 
Can Gio – Source: Internet
  • Address: Can Thach Town, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ticket price: Depends on the destination
  • Opening hours: Always open

As a suburban coastal district, Can Gio is only 35-40km from Saigon center. Because of its location and scenery, the Can Gio island district is increasingly developing strongly and is an entertainment and tourist destination for many young people. Coming to Can Gio, you can visit and explore famous places such as the Vam Sat tourist area and the Dan Xay ecological area,… You can especially experience the diverse, humid seafood menu at highly affordable prices.

Thanh An Island

Thanh An Island
Thanh An Island – Source: Internet
  • Address: Can Gio District, City. Ho Chi Minh
  • Ticket price: Free
  • Opening hours: Always open

Although it does not possess famous landscapes or beautiful long beaches, Thanh An Island still attracts many tourists because of its simple, peaceful beauty. You will enjoy local specialties and immerse yourself in the fresh, beautiful nature when you come here. With activities like kayaking, squid fishing, or experiencing the sunset and taking photos of the beach, Thanh An Island is a tourist destination near Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) that you should try to visit.

Ke Ga Cape

Ke Ga Cape
Ke Ga Cape – Source: Internet
  • Address: Tan Thanh Commune, Ham Thuan Nam District, Phan Thiet
  • Ticket price: Free
  • Opening hours: Always open

Located about 30km from Phan Thiet, Ke Ga Mui is an irresistible attraction for those who love wild and majestic beauty. A unique feature of Ke Ga Cape is the strange rocks arranged in all shapes and lying undulating towards the sea. The most famous attraction here is the Ke Ga lighthouse, which is also the most beautiful place to see the sea and virtual life because it has a high and panoramic viewpoint.

Tri An Lake

Tri An Lake
Tri An Lake – Source: Internet
  • Address: Vinh Cuu District, Dong Nai Province
  • Ticket price: Free
  • Opening hours: Always open

Only about 70km from the center of Saigon, Tri An Lake is a familiar name to those who love backpacking and camping on hot summer days. The liberal and peaceful beauty of Tri An Lake will undoubtedly make anyone who comes here fall in love. Here, visitors can experience floating on the lake at dawn, trekking through Ma Da forest, setting up a fire to hold a barbecue, and watching the starry night sky. These are exciting and worthwhile experiences. 

Phan Thiet

  • Address: Binh Thuan Province, located far from Ho Chi Minh City, is about 200km
  • Ticket price: Depends on the destination
  • Opening hours: Always open

This land possesses beautiful natural scenery and is an attractive cultural tourism destination with many diverse communities, such as Cham people and Chinese people. Traveling to Phan Thiet, you get Sightseeing Sightseeing and enjoy many delicious dishes and specialties made from fresh seafood. Coming to Phan Thiet, you must visit exciting attractions such as Duc Thanh School, Ong Hoang’s Lau, Van Thuy Tu Palace, Po Sah Inu Tower, and more.

Vung Tau

  • Address: Located in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, 85 – 90 km from Saigon
  • Ticket price: Depends on the destination
  • Opening hours: Always open

Vung Tau is a dreamy coastal city that tourists want to visit at least once. With only about 2 hours traveling from Saigon, you can set foot on this sunny, windy land. Vung Tau is known for many beautiful beaches, such as Front Beach, Back Beach, Vong Nguyet Beach, Ho Coc, and Ho Tram,… and attractive sightseeing destinations, such as Christ the King Statue, Lighthouse, Nghinh Phong Cape,… Each location has its unique beauty; the expected points are that it is always clean and has many tourists.

Dau Tieng Lake

Dau Tieng Lake
Dau Tieng Lake – Source: Internet
  • Address: Located at the junction of three provinces of Tay Ninh, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc and about 85km from Saigon
  • Ticket price: Free
  • Opening hours: Always open

Many young people have recently chosen Dau Tieng Lake as a weekend tourist and entertainment destination. Here, you can visit the largest artificial lake in Vietnam and experience exciting activities with family and friends, such as relaxing, fishing by the lake, renting canoes, rowing boats, organizing overnight camping, etc. At the same time, the specialties here are equally attractive to mountain lizards: rice paper rolls with dew-dried pork or grilled fish with salt and chili.

Thuy Chau tourist area

Thuy Chau tourist area
Thuy Chau tourist area – Source: Internet
  • Address: DT743A, City. Di An, Binh Duong
  • Ticket price: 40,000 – 100,000 VND
  • Opening hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm on weekends and holidays

Thuy Chau tourist area is a green ecotourism area that attracts tourists. It is located just on the outskirts of Saigon. Possessing a fresh space with forests, streams, and the sound of nature has made many tourists choose this place as an ideal stop every weekend. When you come to Thuy Chau, you can freely check in at many scenes, from majestic to poetically romantic. In addition, you can also participate in entertainment activities to forget all the troubles in everyday life.

Giang Dien Waterfall tourist area

  • Address: 104/4 Giang Dien Industrial Park, Giang Dien Ward, Trang Bom District, Dong Nai
  • Ticket price: 40,000 – 120,000 VND
  • Opening hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Giang Dien Waterfall tourist area is ideal for those who want to return to peaceful nature. Here, you can admire the majestic beauty of the waterfall, watch the cool green forests and participate in experiential activities such as playing games, swimming, fishing… Giang Dien Waterfall will be a great choice if you are looking for a tourist destination near Saigon where you can rest with friends and relatives during the holidays.

Above is a list of the best places to visit near Ho Chi Minh City that Lily’s Travel introduces to you. Indeed, you already know about the tourist attractions near Saigon and other exciting entertainment addresses. Hopefully, this information will help people choose tourist destinations near Saigon during the day to rest and “recharge their batteries” with friends and loved ones!

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