Vinh Hy – “Halong Bay” of Central Vietnam
By dint of winding roads and turquoise waters, Vinh Hy Bay is considered Halong Bay of Central Vietnam. The bay still remains unspoiled due to its proximity to the Nui Chua National Park. Vinh Hy captivates travelers with what the nature bestowed. Not having various and unique limstone floating on sea surface like Halong Bay in Northern Vietnam, Vinh Hy Bay is seen as one of bays possessing the most beautiful scenery in Vietnam. Recently, the bay is becoming popular in Vietnam travel to untouched destinations.
When to travel Vinh Hy Bay
Summer is an ideal time to depart for to Vinh Hy Bay. It is not suggested to travel from October to December, as during the time, Vinh Hy Bay is not at its best. Otherwise, weekends are good choices; yet, the traveling expenses here might be higher than on normal days. In the rest months of year, Vinh Hy Bay will be an ideal choice for any one who adore to find peace in mind and explore new experience.
How to get to Ninh Thuan
Available means of transportation to Ninh Thuan are private car, coach, train, and plane. It is easy to book train tickets at any station having Thong Nhat Train (North-East Train) to Thap Cham Station in Ninh Thuan. From the station, taxis are always ready to enter Phan Rang City center. Traveling by road (private car or coach) is suggested for those who are enjoy Ho Chi Minh City tours and want to vary their Vietnam tours. In Ho Chi Minh City, all you need is taking time to reach East Station, buying ticket (150,000vnd), and then arriving Phan Rang Station. Ninh Thuan is a south central coast province, it is near Nha Trang City which has one of the most important airports in Vietnam. If traveling by plane, it is easy to book flights to Nha Trang from major cities in Vietnam such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
How to get to Vinh Hy Bay
There are three ways to reach Vinh Hy Bay about 42km from Phan Rang City: motorbike rental, bus, and taxi. Tourists can hire a motor-taxi with two helmets, price between 130,000 VND – 150,000 VND per day, extra fee will be added if renting overnight. From Phan Rang City, passing Tri Thuy Bridge and then No. 702 provincial road to the northeast of Ninh Thuan will lead to Vinh Hy Bay. One side of the road is an amazing scenery of coastal line, while another is portrayed by a serene landscapes. Vinh Hy Bay appears beautifully with turquoise waters, and it is spotted by colorful boats of local fishermen. Another path leading to Vinh Hy Bay is from My Thanh Bridge (Cam Ranh City – Nha Trang). Travelers drive along Nuoc Ngot Road. By this way, there are no meadows on one side of the route; in stead, it is various-shaped mountains and aspen tree on large sandy fields.