Ta Cu mountain self-guided tour
Ta Cu mountain self-guided tour will take you to Ta Cu Mountain from any area of Phan Thiet city as Ke Ga, Mui Ne, and Tien Thanh. Ta Cu Mountain is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists in Vietnam. The mountain is covered with jungle, has fabulous views and the top can be reached by cable car.
Itinerary of Ta Cu mountain self-guided tour
- Poshanu Cham towers
- Dragon fruit garden
- Ta Cu mountain & the reclining Buddha
- Phan Thiet market or Lotte supermarket.
Ta Cu mountain self-guided tour price includes: a two-way transfer by 7-seater SUV, and driver.
Not included: tourist guide, entrance fees, and cable car tickets.
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About Ta Cu mountain
The Tacu mountain lies 30 km west of Phan Thiet city, and is famous for its statue of the reclining Gautama Buddha. The statue is 49 meters in length, and its one of the largest reclining Buddha in Southeast Asia. To reach the top you have few options, whether you climb by foot up to 2 hours or use a cable car, which is a faster, and more comfortable option. The statue itself stays in the jungle, on the top of the mountain, and after the cable car ride, should be made an additional 300 steps. Moreover, at the top on the height of 563 meters situated two pagodas: the Upper Pagoda and the Lower Pagoda. In 1870 was built the first Pagoda, after that second and Buddha statue in 1958, as well as three additional smaller Buddha statues. The mountain, and reclining Buddha is a spiritual place for Buddhists and pilgrims. Mountain has the most beautiful breathtaking views and thoroughly enjoyable experience for every visitor.
About Phan Thiet – Mui Ne
Mui Ne beach is part of Phan Thiet district, and Phan Thiet is the capital of Binh Thuan province. Mui Ne is a fishing village that actually located on the Mui Ne peninsula, and Mui Ne beach is not there. Phan Thiet is a fairly young town, with the town’s 100th anniversary only celebrated in 1998. 100 years ago, Phan Thiet was a small fishing village, which today has grown into one of the main beach resorts in the southern part of Vietnam. The city of Phan Thiet is divided into 18 districts and Ham Tien is the Mui Ne Beach Resort District where can be found hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants on both sides of the road.
The beach area on the other side of Phan Thiet is called Tien Thanh (Golden Coast), and also Ke Ga beach where there are also many hotel resorts. It is more suited to the peace and tranquillity-loving holidaymakers, and probably too quiet for the more active holidaymakers. The city of Phan Thiet is located between Ham Tien and Tien Thanh beaches. To go to the other beach area you will have to drive through Phan Thiet and probably need to change hotel. Read more: Mui Ne beach – (liveinmuine.com)