Considered as the “jewel” of ecotourism, Can Gio island is only about 50km from the city center. Therefore, this is a favorite stop for many people every weekend. Here, you can see giant crocodiles, more than 1,000 monkeys in the natural environment.
In addition, if you love history, you should experience the speedboat ride through the mangroves to visit the important revolutionary base. Some famous places to visit around Can Gio include: Thanh An island, Hang Duong seafood market, April 30 beach, monkey island, Ham Vat eco-tourism area…
Tan Lap Floating Village, Long An
Referring to tourist attractions near Saigon, it is impossible to ignore the floating village of Tan Lap, Long An. More than 100km from Saigon, this place is a favorite destination for those who want to be in harmony with nature. Here, you can walk through the melaleuca forest, visit the 38-meter high observatory or experience riding a boat through the water, weaving through the tall trees.
Ba Den Mountain, Tay Ninh
Not only during the New Year but also on weekends, Ba Den Mountain is also visited by a large number of tourists. This mountain is 986m high, about 100km from Saigon. The most popular activities here include: camping, climbing, sightseeing temples…
Previously, to reach the top of Ba Den mountain, visitors would have to climb 4-6 hours, now, there is a cable car ticket to help you conquer the roof of the Southeast. Therefore, visitors can visit and go about the day easily.
About 120km from Saigon, Vung Tau is a tourist destination chosen by many families during weekends and Tet holidays. You can completely move here by many different means such as motorbikes, coaches, personal cars…
Some famous places to visit in Vung Tau such as Coc lake, Front beach, Back beach, Ong fish mausoleum, lighthouse. Many companies also choose this place to organize teambuilding and other outdoor activities.
Mui Ne, Phan Thiet
With a long coastline and many entertainment activities, Mui Ne is an ideal rendezvous for short trips. From the city center, it takes you only about 4 hours by car. Some of the most famous check-in points here are: Fairy Stream, Poshanu Cham Tower, Mui Ne Beach… Also, don’t forget to visit Bau Trang – the most famous and most beautiful white sand road in Vietnam. !
Giang Dien waterfall eco-tourism area, Dong Nai
If you want to be in harmony with nature, experience outdoor activities such as waterfall bathing, setting up a tent, making a campfire, then Giang Dien waterfall eco-tourism area will be the ideal destination for you. With a construction area of over 67ha, this place is divided into many different areas, allowing you to enjoy the natural scenery, take a walk and freely pose for photos.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Previously, Cu Chi tunnels were one of the important bases during the national resistance war. This place is divided into 2 areas: Ben Dinh and Ben Duoc. With a length of more than 200km, the tunnel system includes fully: kitchen, storage, infirmary, rest room. In more than 20 years of tourism activities, this place has welcomed millions of visitors to visit, learn and become one of the tourist attractions near Saigon that should not be missed during the upcoming New Year.