If you are traveling in Ho Chi Minh City and desire to explore more places to visit outside Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam with affordable prices, following 4 points of interest certainly will bring you a good holiday on weekend. All of them are not far from Ho Chi Minh City. Only with around 300,000 VND, you can reach and relax in these tourist attractions.
Suoi Mo in Dong Nai
Suoi Mo is a tourist spot near Saigon that is located in Tra Co Commune, Tan Phu district, Dong Nai province and just 100km from Saigon. Suoi Mo Park is regarded as one of the most affordable beauty spots for many young people. With large space and a lot of trees, Suoi Mo park is ideal for you to have a picnic with friends and relatives.
With the ticket prices of 40,000 VND for normal days and 60,000 VND for holidays, you can do sightseeing, have a bath in the lake and the waterfall and comfortably take photographs. Particularly, the water in Suoi Mo is clean and pure, so you can enjoy bathing.
Thanh An island
One of the favorite tourist destinations near Saigon with the low expense is Thanh An island. This is a small island in Can Gio district and over 70 kilometers from the city center. The place owns unspoiled beauty with the tranquil and romantic scene.
If you want to explore this island, you can move to Can Gio town, buy tickets to take a train to Thanh An island. It will take you about 45 minutes to move to the destination. Here you will get an opportunity to discover the peaceful life of fishermen around the island, watching the local people fishing and eat seafood at reasonable prices.
Buu Long tourist area
Located about 30 kilometers from Saigon, Buu Long tourist area, which is located in Bien Hoa – Dong Nai, is considered to be an ideal tourist destination near Saigon where you can have a picnic and take photographs at the weekend or on holidays. With beautiful and poetic scenery, Buu Long alway attracts a great number of young people who desire for traveling.
Coming to Buu Long, you will be amazed at the stunning natural scenery here. You can get a lot of photos of the lovely valley, the beautiful bridge, rose garden, sunflower, Long An lake and round rocky platform for visitors to watch fish.
Tan Lap Floating Village
During Tet holiday, Tan Lap floating village in Long An province is one of the best places to visit. Located about 100km from Ho Chi Minh City, Tan Lap floating village is the ideal destination for a picnic or overnight camping.
Coming to Tan Lap floating village, you will get the great feeling when seeing the natural scenery; enjoying the fresh atmosphere of the mangrove forest; walking on the road through the forest; sitting on the boat to admire the immense forest and enjoy many delicious Southwestern specialties.
The above-mentioned sites are ideal for those who want to travel on a tight budget. Only with 300,000 VND in your pocket, you together with your friends or family can have a trip to exciting destinations around Ho Chi Minh City.