Ninh Thuan Travel Guide From A To Z

Have you ever visited to Ninh Thuan yet? If not yet, you should try planing your trip to explore the pristine beauty of Ninh Thuan with Ninh Thuan Travel Guide From A To Z . Surely, you will have interesting experiences of ‘a hidden gem’ in Central of Vietnam!

 

Ninh Thuan Travel Overview

Ninh Thuan ( Ninh Thuận) is located in the coastal Southern Central region of Vietnam, which is an important geographic position among three main economic regions. It is also a famous place with many attractive tourism destinations. When arriving Ninh Thuan, visitors seem to be entered a new world, full of attraction with the architectural works of the ancient Champa Kingdom. Besides the unique architectural works, traditional villages are also attractions in Ninh Thuan. Mysterious beauty of each places in here always leaves a lasting impression on visitors.

 

The beauty of Ninh Thuan is impressive like a lively picture with mountain and sea. Photo: @tien.phong
The beauty of Ninh Thuan is impressive like a lively picture with mountain and sea. Photo: @tien.phong

 

When is the best time to visit to Ninh Thuan?

 

From Ninh Thuan travel guide, when is the best time to visit Ninh Thuan?

Ninh Thuan’s climate is the driest and hottest region of the country. So, the most suitable time to travel to Binh Thuan is in December and January. The weather in this time is more comfortable and pleasing to go out and visit the attractions in Ninh Thuan.

+ From April to June: This time is suitable for visitors to swim and experience your summer on beaches.

+ August, September, October: This is the season of ripe grapes and many unique festivals of the Champa people.

 

How to get to Ninh Thuan?

Ninh Thuan is about 340 kilometers from HCM city. There are many ways to visit Ninh Thuan by different vehicles:

+ Airplane: From provinces, visitors can take plane to Cam Ranh ( Nha Trang ) airport. Then visitors can get the coach or motorcycle to go to Ninh Thuan.

+ Coach: From HCM city, visitors can get the coach to Ninh Thuan bus station. There are coaches such as Phuong Trang ( Phương Trang), Thanh Buoi ( Thành Bưởi), etc.

+ Motorcycle: The route to go to Ninh Thuan is very attractive, so visiting to Ninh Thuan by motorcycle is an interesting experience. By this way, visitors can control the time and stop anywhere to check-in beautiful places.

 

The roads to visit to Ninh Thuan is very attractive. Photo: @triple
The roads to visit to Ninh Thuan is very attractive. Photo: @triple

 

The beautiful places in Ninh Thuan

 

Vinh Hy (Vĩnh Hy) Bay

Vinh Hy ( Vĩnh Hy) is one of the most beautiful bays in Vietnam. Going along Provincial Highway 702, visitors will cross the spectacular mountainous and poetic roads to get to Vinh Hy Bay. Coming to Vinh Hy, besides taking a glass bottom boat discovering coral, visitors immerse yourself in Ba Dien beach, scuba diving, enjoy fresh seafood at restaurants or go surfing.

 

++Location: Vinh Hai (Vĩnh Hải) commune, Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Thanks to its many mountains and caves with clear blue water, Vinh Hy Bay attractives visitors from everwhere. Photo: @lehatruc
Thanks to its many mountains and caves with clear blue water, Vinh Hy Bay attractives visitors from everwhere. Photo: @lehatruc

 

Dinh Cape (Mũi Dinh)

Dinh Cape is around 40 kilometers south of Phan Rang – Thap Cham City, Ninh Thuan Province. The most famous spot at Dinh Cape is the lighthouse which was built by the French in 1904. From the lighthouse, visitors can have a panoramic view of the tranquil area with the blue sea, mountains, trees.

 

++Location:  Son Hai ( Sơn Hải) Village, Phuoc Dinh ( Phước Dinh) Commune, Thuan Nam (Thuận Nam) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

The beauty of many rocks in Dinh Cape is extremely impressive. Photo: @lehatruc
The beauty of many rocks in Dinh Cape is extremely impressive. Photo: @lehatruc

 

Ninh Chu (Ninh Chữ) beach

Ninh Chu ( Ninh Chữ) beach is one of the most pristine and beautiful beaches in the central region and one of nine beautiful beaches in Vietnam. With 10 kilometers long and blue sea, white sand, fresh air, soft waves all year round, Ninh Chu is an ideal beach for swimming, windsurfing, fishing, boating, hiking.

 

++Location: Binh Son ( Bình Sơn) village, Khanh Hai ( Khánh Hải) town, Ninh Thuan ( Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Ninh Chu beach is one of the top beaches of the central of Vietnam. Photo: @kh4inguyen75
Ninh Chu beach is one of the top beaches of the central of Vietnam. Photo: @kh4inguyen75

 

Rai (Rái) Cave

When travelling to Ninh Thuan, visitors cannot miss Rai ( Rái) Cave- a stunning cave with majestic natural landscape and unique terrain. This is a highlight spot of Ninh Thuan travel that attracting many visitors. Especially from November to March is an ideal time for visitors to visit and a good opportunity to exploit Hang Rai, capture beautiful pictures of the waves, the lush layers of moss on ancient coral reef.

 

++Location: Thai An ( Thái An) Village, Vinh Hai ( Vĩnh Hải) commune, Ninh Hai ( Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan ( Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Hang Rai owns majestic natural scenery, waterfalls on the sea and unique terrain. Photo: Thien Thach Photography
Hang Rai owns majestic natural scenery, waterfalls on the sea and unique terrain. Photo: Thien Thach Photography

 

Binh Tien (Bình Tiên) beach

This is one of the most beautiful settings in the whole of Ninh Thuan Province. It attracts locals and overseas tourists in search of a Vietnam beach holiday. Bien Tien itself is little more than a village shaded by coconut trees with three kilometers beach a stunning sight of white sand with the clear blue sea gently lapping against it.

 

++Location: Cong Hai (Công Hải) commune, Ham Thuan Bac (Hàm Thuận Bắc) district, Ninh Thuan ( Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Binh Tien beach brings for visitors the comfortable feeling and great experience. Photo: @miavu1805
Binh Tien beach brings for visitors the comfortable feeling and great experience. Photo: @miavu1805

 

Coral island ( Đảo San Hô)

Coral island attracts visitors with beautiful green mossy, fresh beaches that bring for visitors a comfortable and peaceful feeling.

 

++Location: Thanh Hai (Thanh Hải) commune, Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Coral Island is full of beautiful coral reefs and mossy rock beds. Photo: Collection
Coral Island is full of beautiful coral reefs and mossy rock beds. Photo: Collection

 

Nui Chua (Núi Chúa) National Park

This is an ecotourism destination that visitors should not miss when travelling to Ninh Thuan. This park is one of the largest natural conservation points in Vietnam with an area of over 24,300 ha. This place also attracts tourists with many attractions on Da Vach Mountain that run along the beaches.

 

++Location: Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

This is an ecotourism destination that visitors should not miss when travelling to Ninh Thuan. Photo: dulichvietnam360
This is an ecotourism destination that visitors should not miss when travelling to Ninh Thuan. Photo: dulichvietnam360

 

An Hoa (An Hòa) Sheep Field

An Hoa sheep field ideal place for ones who want to visit, sightseeing, take amazing photos and experience the life of nomads. With scenery mountain, poetic lakes combines with green trees and grass pasture An Hoa sheep field will steal any visitor’s heart when visiting.

++Location: An Hoa (An Hòa) village, Xuan Hai (Xuân Hải) commune, Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan province.

 

At An Hoa sheep field visitors can not only enjoy the pristine, natural scenery but also try being nomads herding sheep. Photo: @putathao
At An Hoa sheep field visitors can not only enjoy the pristine, natural scenery but also try being nomads herding sheep. Photo: @putathao

 

Bau Truc ( Bàu Trúc) Pottery Village

Bau Truc pottery village is about 10 kilometers away from Phan Rang city to the South, right on National Highway 1A. Bau Truc pottery village is proud of being one of two the oldest ones in Southeast Asia. Unlike the other traditional and old craft villages such as Bat Trang. Bau Truc village is very modern and spacious. Pottery of Bau Truc village is famous for materials to make it. This just makes main differences between products making from pottery of Bau Truc and these of other villages.

 

++Location: Phuoc Dan ( Phước Dân) town, Ninh Phuoc ( Ninh Phước) district, Ninh Thuan ( Ninh Thuan)Province.

 

Pottery products reflect the daily life of Bau Truc’s people that looks modern but still bearing an old soul. Photo: @patrickgoal
Pottery products reflect the daily life of Bau Truc’s people that looks modern but still bearing an old soul. Photo: @patrickgoal

 

 Po Klong Garai Tower 

Po Klong Garai was built in the late thirteenth century and is a complex including the main tower, gate tower, sub-tower and tile wall. The location of Po Klong Garai is very convenient for tourists to visit and it has become one of the most famous destinations in Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan.

 

++Location: Bac Ai  ( Bác Ái) street, Do Vinh (Đô Vinh) ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Po Klong Garai is one of the most famous destinations in Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan. Photo: @lehatruc
Po Klong Garai is one of the most famous destinations in Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan. Photo: @lehatruc

 

Thung (Thùng) Beach

For those who love the new and pristine beaches , Thung ( Thùng) beach is suitable for their choice. At here, visitors will admire the majestic sea view, colorful coral reefs and see sea’s creatures

 

++Location: Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

The pristine beauty in Thung beach. Photo: @prince0143
The pristine beauty in Thung beach. Photo: @prince0143

 

Nam Cuong (Nam Cương) Sand Dune

Nam Cuong ( Nam Cương) is the southern region. This sand dune remains pristine. Visiting it in windy days, tourists will see surprisingly strange shapes of Nam Cuong sand dune.

 

++Location: Tuan Tu (Tuấn Tú) village, An Hai (An Hải) commune, Ninh Phuoc (Ninh Phước) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Nam Phuong sand dune is romantic in the sunset. Photo: @haphuong0072004
Nam Phuong sand dune is romantic in the sunset. Photo: @haphuong0072004

 

The Tanyoli adventurous sports tourist area

The Tanyoli adventurous sports tourist area is located on the most beautiful coastal road in Ninh Thuan. When coming to Tanyoli adventurous sports tourist area, visitors can experience the high feeling of mountain climbing, riding sand vehicle terrain or take part in the sport activities such as archery, conquer the yellow sand hill, kayaking, grass sliding which are very exciting

 

++Location: Son Hai (Sơn Hải) village, Thuan Nam (Thuận Nam) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

The Mongolian camps are extremely unique at Tanyoli resort. Photo: @zoe_taaha
The Mongolian camps are extremely unique at Tanyoli resort. Photo: @zoe_taaha

 

Ba Moi (Ba Mọi) Grape Garden

Ba Moi’s grape garden has become a popular tourist destination in Ninh Phuoc district, Ninh Thuan province. Standing on Mong ( Móng) Bridge which spans the Dinh River, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of Ba Moi’s grape garden. The best time to visit the grape garden is in the from August to October when the grapes are ripe.

 

++Location: Phuoc Thuan (Phước Thuận) commune, Ninh Phuoc (Ninh Phước) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Ba Moi's grape garden is open to foreign and domestic tourists alike to visit. Photo: @lehatruc
Ba Moi’s grape garden is open to foreign and domestic visitors alike to visit. Photo: @lehatruc

 

Some attractive festivals in Ninh Thuan

 

– Rija Nagar Festival:  Rija Nagar Festival is held on April 23rd. As a cultural tradition of the Cham community, Rija Nagar Festival plays an important role in their religious belief. The crucial essence of the festival is that it is celebrated for the Cham people express their wishes for favorable weather conditions and crops in abundance.

 

– Ramawan Festival: Ramawan Festival is an annual event celebrated from 26 to 28 on August. On this occasion, Cham people who are also Muslims will express their gratitude to their ancestors and as well dear departed relatives by traditional rituals and especially do folk entertainment activities at Cham villages.

 

– Kate Festival: Kate Festival takes place in three Champa Towers within three days at the beginning of October (the towers include Po Rome, Po Rome, Po Nagar). The Kate’s main meaning is for commemorate the Cham people’s heroes, such as Po Rome, Po Klong Garai and dear departed members in their families. Besides, this is also an occasion for the local people to chill out, meet, and pray for the good fortune.

 

What to eat in Ninh Thuan? Restaurants in Ninh Thuan

What to eat when visitors travel to Ninh Thuan?

Banh canh cha ca

++ Address:

  • Banh canh Nhuong: 284 Ngo Gia Tu (Ngô Gia Tự) street, Tan Tai (Tấn Tài) ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.
  • Banh canh Ba Bon: 75 Ngo Gia Tu (Ngô Gia Tự) street, Tan Tai (Tấn Tài) ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.

 

A hot bowl of Banh Canh Cha Ca includes noodles, fried fish, fish beams, basil, green onions . Photo: @dhangng_
A hot bowl of Banh Canh Cha Ca includes noodles, fried fish, fish beams, basil, green onions . Photo: @dhangng_

 

Bánh hỏi lòng heo

++ Address:

  • Quá Restaurant: 1A Highway, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.

 

Banh hoi long heo is the dish you should not miss when travelling to Ninh Thuan. Photo: @_kay1221
Banh hoi long heo is the dish you should not miss when travelling to Ninh Thuan. Photo: @_kay1221

 

Banh can (Bánh căn)

++ Address:

  • Banh can Le Loi: 58 Le Loi (Lê Lợi) street,  Kinh Dinh ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.
  • Que Huong Restaurant: 133 Tran Quang Dieu (Trần Quang Diệu) street, Thanh Son (Thanh Sơn) ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.

 

It is great to enjoy Banh Can Ninh Thuan! . Photo: @ansapsaigon
It is great to enjoy Banh Can Ninh Thuan! . Photo: @ansapsaigon

 

Lamb meat

++ Address:

  • Tri Tam ( Trí Tâm) Restaurant: 174 Thong Nhat (Thống Nhất) street, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.
  • A Thien ( A Thiên) Restaurant: 147 Le Loi (Lê Lợi) street, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.

Where to stay in Ninh Thuan? Hotel, Homestay in Ninh Thuan

Ninh Thuan travel guide- Where to stay in Ninh Thuan? 

 

Sunny Hotel:

++ Address: 63 Nguyen Van Troi (Nguyễn Văn Trỗi) street,Thanh Son (Thanh Sơn) ward, Phan Rang city, Ninh Thuan province.

Friend Homestay:

++ Address: Khanh Hai (Khánh Hải) town, Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Friend Homestay- Ninh Thuan travel guide. Photo: Collection
Friend Homestay- Ninh Thuan travel guide. Photo: Collection

 

 Inra Champa Cultures Homestay:

++ Address: Phuoc Dan (Phước Dân) town, Ninh Phuoc (Ninh Phước) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

Amanoi Resort: 

++ Address: Vinh Hy (Vĩnh Hy) village, Vinh Hai (Vĩnh Hải) commune, Ninh Hai (Ninh Hải) district, Ninh Thuan (Ninh Thuận) province.

 

 

Amanoi Resort- Ninh Thuan travel guide. Photo: @amanoi
Amanoi Resort- Ninh Thuan travel guide. Photo: @amanoi