February 6, 2023
Binh Thuan hosts Tourism Yr 2023

HANOI, 19 January 2023: Vietnam has declared Binh Thuan province host of the Nationwide Tourism Yr 2023 initiative to spur tourism improvement within the south-central area.

Final 12 months the honour fell to Quang Nam province in central Vietnam.

Vietnam Information Company mentioned: “By internet hosting the Nationwide Tourism Yr 2023, Binh Thuan province’s tourism business is predicted to create breakthroughs, contributing to additional selling tourism improvement within the south-central area.”

Binh Thuan nonetheless has an extended approach to go to realize the eye of international vacationers, though it’s already a preferred vacation spot for Ho Chi Minh Metropolis residents, accessible by automobile, practice and bus. The practice journey takes simply over three hours and prices USD11 one-way. The closest airport is in Da Lat, a hill nation resort city served by flights from Ho Chi Minh Metropolis and Hanoi. Phan Thiet is the principle coastal vacationer vacation spot in Binh Thuan, 10 km from the provincial capital. Nevertheless, different smaller seaside resorts are positioned alongside the province’s 192 km coast.

Its designation because the Nationwide Tourism Yr 2023 host shines the highlight on the province’s tourism potential highlighting components that may encourage the event of latest journey experiences and increase funding in resorts.

In keeping with the VNA report, Binh Thuan is house to almost 900 inns and visitor homes, 13 journey businesses, and 25,000 tourism staff. Final 12 months, it welcomed 5.6 million vacationers, incomes an estimated income of VND12.8 trillion (546 million USD).

Points of interest

Phan Thiet is a harbour city for a fishing fleet with seashores resembling Hon Rom and Bai Rang, each widespread with guests from Ho Chi Minh Metropolis (213 km switch by automobile. Different sights embody Vạn Thuy Tu Temple, which homes dozens of whale skeletons. To the east, the medieval Po Sah Inu tower ruins are relics of the area’s Champa kingdom. Farther east, the resort city of Mui Ne is price a go to to expertise its vibrant morning market.


Bình Thuan is positioned alongside Vietnam’s most important north-south transport corridors. Nationwide Route 1 runs by way of the province, connecting six out of the province’s 10 districts to the remainder of the nation. Bình Thuan city is positioned on the north-south Railway line.

The province is linked to the Central Highlands by two nationwide roads: 28 from Phan Thiet to Di Linh and Dak Nông province and 55 from Vung Tau to La Gi and Bao Loc. (Wikipedia).

Photograph credit score: Google Maps

Highway travelling time HMC to Binh Thuan
4 hr 26 min (213.1 km) through QL1A and ĐCT Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh – Lengthy Thành – Dầu Giây (12go.Asia/en)

(Supply: VNA and Wikipedia)

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