Nature always has the mystery to challenge people to explore, discover and experience, Vietnam islands too. If you are planning a tailor-made tour in Vietnam for 5 days, do not forget the following suggestions:
Tuan Chau islet- Quang Ninh province
Tuan Chau is known as the “golden spot” for the northern sea tourism, 160km from Hanoi with great scenery, long stretches of white and smooth sandy.
From the end of April to October, the weather is cool, pleasant and suitable for tourism especially swimming, this is considered as an ideal time to travel Tuan Chau.
Tuan Chau island
From Hanoi, you catch the bus to Bai Chay. From Bai Chay with a small road linking Bai Chay to Tuan Chau, you can rent motorbike or taxi for the convenience and safety to go to Tuan Chau Island.
If you travel Tuan Chau from Ho Chi Minh City you should land at Cat Bi airport then move to Tuan Chau Island.
Tuan Chau island resort has an area of 220ha, built by gentle hills. There is a concrete road about 2km long connecting the island to the mainland. From the entrance gate you will pass through a hilly area with villas with infrastructure of international standards.
Resort in Tuan Chau island
The next is a culinary street with five restaurants and roundhouses designed in the beautiful royal architecture can serve over 1,000 guests with Europe, Asia, and ethnic dishes made by famous foreign and domestic chefs. In the center area, visitors will be overwhelmed by dolphin, lion and seal performing clubs transformed modernly and uniquely.
Water sports in Tuan Chau
In Tuan Chau Island, visitors can take part in many water sports activities such as high-speed jet skiing, windsurfing, fishing in Ha Long sea ; rowing; touring Ha Long Bay by ballon or climbing, camping.
Nam Du island- Kien Giang province
In your Vietnam tailor made tour, you should travel in the dry season from December to March every year. The most beautiful weather is in the range from January to March because the sea is quite calm. The seasick will also be reduced.
Nam Du island
After reaching Rach Gia – Kien Giang, you can take a speed boat to go to the Nam Du island of (about 2 hours).
To explore the islands around Hon Lon (Lon islet) and visit some beautiful places, you should hire boats to move. There is some boat for rent. (if you can not rent you can go to the pier, find any fishing boats of the locals, bargain the price and places to go).You can rent motorbikes in the boarding house area for about 150,000 – 200,000 per day.
These days, there are diverse types of hostels and even homestay, you can also set up the camping tents right on the beach on the island.
Where to go in Vietnam? It’s Nam Du. Nam Du is a pristine island with 21 large and small islands cleverly arranged. The largest island is Nam Du Island with a height of over 300m. Nam Du Island has many small islands and beautiful beaches with clear water all year.
- Men islet
It is a beautiful bay in the Gulf of Thailand. Men islet is considered as the most beautiful beach in the Nam Du island. The green coconut tree rows are up to 70 – 80 years old. You can dive to catch squid or view colorful coral.
- Nam Du Lighthouse
Nam Du lighthouse
Nam Du lighthouse is located on the top of Hon Lon in An Son commune. This is considered as the highest lighthouse in Vietnam thanks to location on the 300-meter hill above sea level.
- Dau islet (Hòn Dầu)
Hon Dau is relatively large compared to other islands because it contains primary forest occupying about 90% of the area. There are many coral reefs on the shore. The sea is clear and clean.
There are some gentle coconut trees facing the sea, you can lie on it and take a nap in the cool breeze.
Nam Du is also a seafood paradise with a variety of dishes such as:
- Nhum (cầu gai) ( sea urchin):
- Grilled scallop with onion: Scallop is a must-try dish when going to Nam Du. With white meat, not sickly, not tough, it’s suitable for baking or steaming.
Grilled scallop with onion
- Baby squid: Baby squid is popular seafood on the beach, baby squid is not only delicious but also very nutritious.
Four- islet tour in Nha Trang
Nha Trang is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. There are 19 large and small islands with hundreds of pristine beautiful beaches. Among them, 14 islands are being exploited for tourism development.
Conquering all these islands is the wish of many visitors. Four- islet tour of Nha Trang, a journey to return to the sea and sky, wild nature, splendid corals and hundreds of attractive seafood … will help you make your dream come true.
- Mun islet (Hòn Mun):
Only about 1.2 km2 but Hon Mun contains many wonderful things. This is a very rich marine ecosystem with more than 1500 species of hard, soft coral and marine.
- Mot islet (Hòn Một)
Hon Mot – A small fruit orchard in the middle of the ocean. Hon Mot has surprised many first- time visitors thanks to a small island (less than 1 km2) but it has a beautiful beach, a peaceful fishing village and fruit orchard which is no less than Southern Vietnam.
This is also the only sea area of Vietnam that can develop both aquaculture and perennial industrial crops.
- Tranh beach (Bãi Tranh)
Tranh beach is one of the highlights of Nha Trang Bay with friendly nature closing to people – an interesting destination with unique games.
With sand stretches wrapping around the island, set foot on the island, visitors will feel relaxed with natural scenery and cool air. On the island you are free to explore, dive or enjoy water sports.
- Tri Nguyen Fish lake
Tri Nguyen fish lake is located on Bong Nguyen island, also known as Hon Mieu (Fish Island) in Nha Trang Bay, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. The lake contains hundreds of rare and beautiful marine life as a living museum of the sea.
The visitors will see the open-cast lake containing a variety of fish such as tuna, mackerel … behind the cave is the giant squid or giant lobster with the weight up to 3kg
Let’s come and experience the beauty of Nha Trang islands in your Vietnam tailor made tour!