White Sand Dunes : A Small Sahara Desert in Binh Thuan
Known as the most captivating sand dunes, you should take note this destination in your must-go lists when coming to Mui Ne, Vietnam. Bau Trang is the fresh water lake in Hong Lam, Hoa Thang commune, Bac Binh district.
Bau Trang (White Sand Dunes) : A Small Sahara Desert in Binh Thuan, Vietnam
“Bau” means “lake” in Vietnam. Bau Trang is located about 30 km from Northeast of Mui Ne Centre. It is a fresh-water lake formed long ago lied in the middle of endless sand hills. Bau Trang consists of two parts by a sand hill, called Bau Ong and Bau Ba. Bau Trang also has another lake that lotuses growing called Bau Sen.
This is an attractive destination for tourists, especially those who like outdoor activities, conquering sand hills and enjoying a charming landscape as a very beautiful water-colour painting, especially an indispensable destination for your photos!
The best time to travel Bau Trang:
The ideal time to travel Bau Trang in the summer – lotuses in bloom complement the sand mountain in a blaze of color. Lotuses grow naturally, and bloom in almost seasons. All create beautiful view for tourists. In a day, the best time to visit White Sand Dunes is from early morning (5AM-9AM) and late afternoon (4PM – 6PM)
How to get there?
– From HCMC or Hanoi to Phan Thiet you can take a coach, plane or train.
– HCMC – Phan Thiet, about 188 km away from HCMC, catching the bus at Mien Dong Bus Station and catching the bus at Phan Thiet Bus Station for return.
Or you can go by motorcycle to Bau Trang, Phan Thiet. However, the distance is quite far, you need to prepare your body equipment and health as well.
What to do in Bau Trang?
- Coming to Bau Trang, you can rent a boat to go sightseeing around the lake or enjoy a view from the center of the lake or even go fishing on a boat.
- You can build the tent and have a picnic overnight there, it’s also possible in the north side with willow forest, and you can sleep with a hammock or sing a song beside camp-fire with your friends at midnight.
- Another interesting service in Bau Trang you should try is the rental of off-road motorbikes equipped to conquer sand hills. The hiring price is about VND400,000 per hour depending upon the size of the motorbike.
The water level under the lotus pond is so deep that you should not bathe, very DANGEROUS. Always be careful!!
Moreover,visiting Hong Hill is an another choice for you- it’s a famous and beautiful location near Bau Trang.
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