Visit the preferred popular beach resort destination of the residents of Saigon, Vung Tau, also known as Cap St. Jacque during the French occupation. Enjoy the views of the hillsides dotted with attractive villas now converted into guesthouses and the many god sandy beaches for swimming and sightseeing.
Your tour takes you on a scenic drive around large Mountain with a stop to visit the Pagoda of Sakyamuni and fishing village for photo opportunities. Visit the White Villa, Vung Tau ancient museum, built for the French Governor and later used as an exile place for the Vietnamese King Thanh Thai. The villa houses a collection of artifacts from the XVIII century, rescued from a sunken merchant ship. You’ll enjoy the panoramic view of the beach and city from the former king’s room.
Drive to the Whale temple, where locals come to pray to the Sea God of fishermen. Visitors are welcome to visit and admire its impressive display of all things whale, from paintings and bones to statues.
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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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