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Viet Nam - beach and desert ?

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1. Posted by talalu (First Time Poster 1 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

It's may seem odd, but I hear a rumour about a where there is both sea and desert.! Does it exist? If the answer is yes, could you guys tell me more about this sites and what is a excursion thither gently like? Thanks for your help.

2. Posted by nguyenvantri (First Time Poster 1 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

no, Viet Nam does not have any desert, but this site sound like Mui Ne, it has sea and beautiful sand hills . Mui Ne is located near Phan Thiet , you need to land on HCM city first if you are not a local, then it will take you around 5 to 6 hours to travel there.

Edited on 25-Jun-2015, at 05:18 by nguyenvantri

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3. Posted by MarcoPolo89 (Full Member 159 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

I guess you maybe mean Mui Ne? It's a beach of which it's sand dunes extend for a long distance inland. It's a pretty nice place and good for sand boarding on the dunes. There's also decent kitesurfing and similar activities off from the beach too. It's a beautiful area in which the dunes are different colours depending on which stretch of beach you are on. It's in between Ho Chi Minh City and Nha Trang and a major stop on the bus routes so easily accessible. There are also hostels, hotel and guesthouses in the town so you have much choice.
Hope this is correct in what you meant and that the information helps!

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5. Posted by Katsumisoi (Budding Member 4 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

See this photo:
This is Mui Ne, Phan Thiet in Vietnam.
There are not any desert in Vietnam. It is only a small golden sand hill near Mui Ne beach. You eventhough, drive motobike into curve sand slope.
Moreover, Mui Ne has a lot of other activities which is very excited as morning marketing, spring, red sand hill, white sand hill, Mt. Ta Cu, Virgin beach, fishing village, fresh seafood, etc.
Good luck to you!

6. Posted by sandy86 (Inactive 10 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

You can come to Mui Ne - Phan Thiet to see most beach and sand dune but not desert. It is very beautiful, also have large lake near white sand dune

7. Posted by jeremie7 (Inactive 1 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

Visited March 2013
It's not a huge sand dune but it's something to visit and get a picture (and understanding) of the whole landscape of Mui Ne. Make sure your tour includes Fairy Springs and White Sand Dunes as well!

8. Posted by jonhterry5472 (First Time Poster 1 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

If you want visit both of them you can go to Mui Ne- Ninh Thuan.
You can visit the website -snip- to get the visa on arrival, after that you book a plan ticket to HCM City and use bus to there.
Enjoy your trip.

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9. Posted by jetfleet (Inactive 12 posts) 2y Star this if you like it!

I don't think so such place exist but the given reviews here about it such place exist, i would also like to visit such place as it would be most wonderful.