Ba Ria Vung Tau is not a good place for hiking in Vietnam. The province is well known for having beautiful beaches and natural hot springs. The province is located in the Southern Vietnam, to the northeast of the Mekong Delta. It shares its border with Dong Nai Province to the north and Binh Thuan Province to the east, Ho Chi Minh City to the west and East Sea to the south – east.
Ba Ria Vung Tau Map
Ba Ria Vung Tau Province has about 100km seashore with beautiful beaches, lakes and thermal springs. Some popular beaches are located right in Vung Tau City such as Thuy Van beach, Chi Linh beach, Back beach, Front beach, and Dau beach. Other beaches, less touristy are Long Hai beach, Ho Tram beach, Ho Coc beach.
Short climbs can be available in Thanh Gia mountain, Nho mountain.
Other attractions include the Communal House of Dao Ong Tran, Ben Da Church, Bach Dinh vestige, Long Phuoc Tunnels, Minh Dam Revolutionary Area… and many Buddhist pagodas and temples such as Niet Ban Monastery, Thang Tam Communal House, Linh Son Pagoda, Dinh Co Temple.
Con Dao Island is situated about 90km from Vung Tau, and can be reached either by boat or plane. Con Dao National Park has a rich system of flora and fauna, offering some pleasant day walk. The sea is home to various valuable marine species. Coming to Con Dao island, you have the chance to watch turtle laying the eggs. It also used to host a convict prison during French colonial era, and later, during the American War.
Ba Ria Vung Tau Weather
There are two distinct seasons: the dry (from November to April) and the rainy (from May to December). The annual average temperature is 270C.