A paradise of ecotourism, Dong Nai province is a southern province with many things to offer. Check out our top 7 day trips to Dong Nai province from Ho Chi Minh City.
Note: Since the websites of the attractions recommended in this blog are not available in English when you access the site, right-click and choose ‘Translate to English’. Google (or whichever search engine you’re using) does a good job to help you have a grasp.
1. Buu Long Theme Park
Buu Long Theme Park looks like another Halong Bay
1-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City, and you’ll arrive at an amazing ecotourism complex – Buu Long Theme Park, also the most popular choice when it comes to day trips to Dong Nai province. Here are the top reasons to visit Buu Long Theme Park:
- Breathtaking and sundry sceneries: Chill on your swan boats on the emerald waters of Long An Lake and Long Van Lake (what makes Buu Long a second Halong Bay), or take enviable selfies at the mesmerizing sunflower field and violet salvia flower field.
- Cultural and religious attractions: Buu Long Ancient Pagoda, Long Son Thach Dong Pagoda, Thien Hau Ancient Temple.
- Activities: Family outing, on-land games, and water games, Happy Farm, the zoo of many avians and statues of prehistoric animals.
Address: KP 4, Huynh Van Nghe, Buu Long, Bien Hoa.
Admission: VND 60,000 (ordinary days) – VND 70,000 (public holidays)
Hours: 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM (all year round)
For more ideas of what to do and where to eat at Buu Long Theme Park, check out their website (right-click and choose ‘Translate to English’ if you’re using Chrome)
2. Lang Du Lich Tre Viet (The Bamboo)
The Bamboo entrance
Basket boat (coracle) rowing at The Bamboo
You would have little to worry about at The Bamboo resort because they offer convenient service packages: for this New Year 2019, a VND 330,000 (US$ 14) package includes admission, pool access, and lunch buffet. And a VND 369,000 (US$ 15.8) package includes all 3 things above plus water bicycles and kayaking.
They have a well-designed website so check it out for more details.
Address: 25 Phan Van Dang, Phu Huu, Nhon Trach
Admission: VND 50,000
See more pictures of what to do at The Bamboo
3. Thac Da Han Waterfall
Breathtaking view of Thac Da Han Waterfall
Swimming at Thac Da Han Waterfall
What to do at Thac Da Han Waterfall: swim, camp/picnic, visit fruit gardens, catch fish in mud, try Bien Hoa fish salad and some unusual foods (stir-fried bat, termite mushrooms, fried rice with cricket and fish sauce)
Address: Village 5, Song Trau, Song Trau, Trang Bom
Admission: VND 20,000
4. Vuon Xoai (Mango Garden Resort)
Another favorite place of Saigoneses (people in Saigon), Vuon Xoai is famous for ostrich riding, grass sledding, and their big crocodile lake. Now there are many new games like paintball. Check out their website.
Address: 537 Dinh Quang An, Tan Cang, Phuoc Tan, Bien Hoa
Admission: VND 50,000-80,000
Ostrich riding at Vuon Xoai
Grass sledding at Vuon Xoai Mango Garden Resort
Paintball game at Vuon Xoai
5. Bo Cap Vang
Team building games at Bo Cap Vang
6. Nam Cat Tien National Park
One of the largest nature reserves in the country and one of the best day trips to Dong Nai Check out our Cat Tien National Park travel guide for more details.
7. Thac Giang Dien Waterfall
Thac Giang Dien Waterfall
A serene haven. A true escape. If you love walking under the shady grooves on beautiful stepping stone paths, Thac Giang Dien Waterfall is definitely the place to be.
Summary of Day trips to Dong Nai – Buu Long Theme Park
A big province of wonderful nature, Dong Nai is a worthwhile place to visit. With the 7 Day Trips to Dong Nai we recommended, hope you’d have a good time!
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