3-day-2-night schedule for the trip in Nghe An (P1)

Someone says that travelling in Nghe An is boring. However, this place is full of interesting things to look out for. Here is the 3-day-2-night schedule we suggest for you.

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Located on the sunny land of north-central Vietnam, adjacent to the sea in the East, to the Truong Son Mountains to the West with Laos, Nghe An is always known as the land of convergence. Not only that, there are many interesting things awaiting us to explore such as Hon Ngu Island, Pu Mat National Park, Tham Tham or Muong Thanh Safari Park … Let’s discover these destinations.


By plane

Currently, in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City there are many direct flights to Vinh airport of domestic airlines such as Vietjet Air, Jetstar Paciffic, Vietnam Airlines.

By bus

The route of Ho Chi Minh – Nghe An has some prestigious car companies  in Saigon such as Hoang Long, Mai Linh, Phuc Thuan … with prices ranging from 600,000 – 740,000VND/way.

About the route of Hanoi – Nghe An route, you can choose some prestigious car companies such as Hoang Long, Hong Vinh Limousine, An Phu Quy … The price ranges from 180,000 – 270,000VND/way.

By train

The route of Saigon – Vinh rates range from 400,000 – 1,200,000VND/ way (depending on seat type) and Hanoi – Vinh from 195,000 to 450,000 VND / way (depending on seat type).

Hon Ngu island via TripNow.vn

Suggested itinerary

Day 1: Depart for Nghe An

For a trip to discover the land of Nghe An with full of joy, it certainly can not lack of accommodation. We recommend to you Vinpearl Nghe An Resort & Villas. Now there is a special combo only at the price of only 500,000 VND / person, you have 1 night stay in deluxe room, meal (in package). Free the minibar is available upon check-in and is used for many other utilities.

After the check-in, you can start enjoying the experience right in the resort. Because the resort is located at Cua Hoi beach, 5 km far from Cua Lo tourist center, it is suitable for those who want to find luxurious, private and airy resort. The rooms are of French colonial style, with a harmonious interior design that makes you feel very close to nature.

At the beginning of the first destination, there is Hon Ngu Island, also known as Pisces Island (which is 133 m high, 88 m high), 4 km from Cua Lo Beach. You can travel by boat or canoe to the island at a price of about 180,000 VND per person from Lan Chau island or Cua Lo beach.

On the island of Hon Ngu, you will be amazed by the long pebbles of miles and the sea of ​​blue water for you to play with. For those who like to take a beautiful photo, the gravel beach or the wharf is a must-see destination.

Alternatively, you can go around the island to Bai Chua in the west which was built in the 13th century, including the Upper Pagoda, the Lower Pagoda, or visit Do fish farming area in Ngu island, enjoy seafood on the island. In the evening, you can return to the mainland, try to take a walk and enjoy the bustling entertainment services in Binh Minh Square or Hoa Cuc Sea Park.

Day 2: Bao Nham Stone Church – Pu Mat National Park – Khe Kem Waterfall – Phu Lai Dam – Truong Son Pottery Village

Pu Mat National Park via Vietnam national administration of tourism

Depart for Pu Mat National Park in Chi Khe Commune, Con Cuong District (Nghe An), located on the east side of the Truong Son Range, along the Viet-Laos border, about 115 km from the center of Vinh City, 127 km along National Highway 1A and Highway 7A. On the way to Pu Mat National Park, you will pass Bao Nham Stone Church (located in Bao Thanh Commune, Yen Thanh District, close to National Highway 7A).

This is a French-built building from 1888 to 1904 on a land of 7,750 m², built in Gothic style, with architecture from the Church of France with the main material of Thanh stone exploited from Lam Son mountain (Thanh Hoa). Here you will have the feeling of returning to the past through the windows and the steps of the church. Certainly do not forget to take a vintage photo.

To be continued…