Pristine ricefields in the countryside of Ninh Thuan Province
Pristine ricefields in the countryside of Ninh Thuan Province

Ninh Thuan: Travel Guide, Things to Do

Ninh Thuan Province is in the South Central Coast of Vietnam, north of Binh Thuan Province and south of Khanh Hoa Province. The capital city of  Ninh Thuan Province is Phan Rang – Thap Cham, 350km north of Saigon, 150km north of Phan Thiet City, 50km south of Nha Trang - Cam Ranh Airport, 110km east of Da Lat.

 Ca Na - Ninh Thuan - Vietnam
Ca Na - Ninh Thuan - Vietnam

Ninh Thuan is the most arid province of Vietnam with some 300 days of sunshine all year round. The province has over 100km of coastline with numerous fine sand beaches and sand dunes, of which the most stunning are the beaches of Ninh Chu, Ca Na, Binh Tien, the sand dunes of Nam Cuong, the moving sand dune of Phuoc Dinh...The Vinh Hy Bay of Ninh Thuan is amongst the most beautiful one in Vietnam.

Vinh Hy Bay - Ninh Thuan - Vietnam
Vinh Hy Bay - Ninh Thuan - Vietnam

Ninh Thuan was the city of Panduranga, the political center of Champa Kingdom in the 15th century. Visiting Ninh Thuan nowadays, you'll have the chances to visit the Cham ruins of the ancient times: the Hoa Lai Cham Tower, the Po Klong Giarai Cham Tower; you'll also have the opportunities to learn about the Cham daily life with a trip to Bau Truc where the traditional Cham ceramics are still manually made by the skillful Cham craftsmen.

Po Klong Giarai Cham Tower - Phan Rang
The Po Klong Giarai Cham Tower in Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan, Vietnam

 

Desert in Ninh Thuan Vietnam
Desert in Ninh Thuan Vietnam