Top 4 Must-Check-In Places In Bac Lieu

Heading further southward from Can Tho, you’ll reach Bac Lieu – the land carrying the anecdote of the notorious Công Tử Bạc Liêu (Bac Lieu’s extravagant millionaires). Bac Lieu is also well known for its diverse nature, ethnic groups and cultures.

A bus trip from Ho Chi Minh city to Bac Lieu takes approximately 5,5 hours. It might seem quite a long road, but later on, after your arrivals, Bac Lieu’s favourite food and destinations will reimburse the long trip we’ve spent to visit this land. Now, please follow me, I will guide you through 4 must-visit destinations in Bac Lieu for photoholics.

>>>We will travel to Bạc Liêu in the end of July. If you are interested, please click here.

*Bac Lieu Wind Turbine Field

The turbine field belongs to Bac Lieu Wind Power Station. There are 62 wind turbines placed beyond the sea, connected by a bridge. Here, you can enjoy a spectacular sunset by the beach with lovely sea breeze running through your hair. Please notice that you might have to ask for permission to enter some turbines.  But don’t worry, you’ll receive a friendly nod from the guards. Now, it’s time to take some wonderful pictures.

Address: Ấp Biển Đông A, xã Vĩnh Trạch Đông. The field is 20km away from the centre.

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*Nhà Mát Beach

This is a muddy beach, the water is pinkish brown from mud and alluvium. The best time to visit the beach is at dawn when the fishermen catch fish and seafood. Since the water is quite shallow, you can walk very far from the shore. At 5 or 6 in the morning, you can ask to join in the seafood hunt with the fishermen. The work is hard, yet, fun and exciting. And the reward afterwards is the delicious dishes made from you hand-caught fresh products.

Fishers at the beach.
photo: gody.vn
*Hùng Vương Square

The square is open to public since 2014 and has become the favourite meeting point of Bac Lieu people. In the centre, there’s a big model of Đàn Kìm – a local string musical instrument commonly known as the symbol of Đờn Ca Tài Tử ( southern Vietnam singing arts). On the other side, there is also a sculpture of three arches representing the union of 3 peoples Kinh – Khmer – Chinese, by whom the diverse cultures of Bac Lieu are formed. A walk with your friends around the square in the evening gives you a relaxing moment before you head back to the hotel and enjoy a good sleep.

Address: Nguyễn Tất Thành, Phường 7, Bạc Liêu

Đàn Kìm statue at Hùng Vương square.
photo: vietnamtourism.com
*Three Nón Lá Theatre (Cao Văn Lầu Theatre)

The theatre is right next to Hùng Vương square. You can’t find another building more Vietnamese than this one. Now, I’m sure you’re familiar with nón lá (Vietnamese conical hat), the theatre wears three of them on its head, which makes a perfect shade against the merciless sunlight at noon.

The theatre is named after the famous song composer Cao Văn Lầu, who contributed many spectacular songs to Đờn Ca Tài Tử. It is the place that holds local theatre arts performance also a ‘museum’ that keeps pictures and documents of Cải Lương and Đờn Ca Tài Tử.

photo: foody.vn

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Looks like we have made it through a long travel day. I hope you’ll get many wonderful pictures to fill in your travelling Vietnam collection. Feel free to send us your beautiful photos! We really appreciate your lovely moments with us. 

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[Event] – Bac Lieu Weekend Trip: Meet The Dandy

Welcome you to our 7th travel – Bac Lieu, the hometown of many wealthy landlords of Southern Vietnam. This tour was particularly designed by a Bac Lieu local with the aim of offering the most local experiences for participants.

Situated next to the Southernmost province of Vietnam (Cà Mau) and 288km away from Hồ Chí Minh City, Bạc Liêu is such a charming countryside province of Mekong Delta awaiting to be explored by travellers. In this trip, the local identity can be learnt through paying a visit to

  • The French-styled House of Công Tử Bạc Liêu who was infamous for his lavishness,
  • A 130-year-old Khmer pagoda named Xiêm Cán Pagoda,
  • Nọc Nạn Historical Relic Site where the bloody battle between farmer brothers and the French took place,
  • Cao Văn Lầu Memorial House to honor the famous musician who composed the classic Cải lương song – Dạ Cổ Hoài Lang telling the the story of a wife awaiting her husband’s return from the battlefield,
  • Offshore Wind Farm which is the first one in Asia and has been operated since 2013,

And other destinations such as Hùng Vương Square, Nón Lá Theater, Tắc Sậy Church, Bạc Liêu Museum, etc.

We can have a chance to experience some of Bạc Liêu special dishes such as Bánh xèo (sizzling crepe,) Bún bò cay (spicy beef noodles soup,) Bún nước lèo (broth noodles) and many others which will be found in Bạc Liêu Night Market.

Anything else? Well, they are waiting for your own exploration.

Time: 27-29th July 2018
Schedule:

Fee:

The sooner your payment is, the higher promotion you get 😉

  • 27/06 – 06/07: 1,600,000VND ($70)
  • 07/07 – 20/07: 1,700,000VND ($74)
  • 21/07 – 25/07: 1,900,000VND ($83)

Including:

  • Two-way bus tickets
  • Entrance tickets
  • Rental motorbikes in 2 days
  • Hotel
  • Food & drinks, water
  • Tour guide fee

***Excluding: Other fees out of those above-mentioned things.

Cancellation Refund Policy:

If you cancel your registration, you will receive refund based on the time of your cancellation.

  • 27/06 – 06/07: Refund 90% of the total fee.
  • 07/07 – 13/07: Refund 60% of the total fee.
  • 14/07 – 20/07: Refund 30% of the total fee.
  • 21/07 – 27/07: No refund.
Registration Process:

Step 1. Register by filling in the form below.

https://goo.gl/forms/dPQe3NbyGPnuOIWX2

Step 2. Complete your payment via:

***Bank Transfer: The information of bank account will be sent to you via email.

***Direct Payment:

Contact Minh Nguyen

  • Phone: 01666725720
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/minhvuongainguyen

***Your registration will only be counted after completing your payment.

Before registration, please read the following terms carefully.

1/ In each trip, there is a main guide who is in charge of planning, arranging everything, contacting people, and guiding during the trip. The guide cooperates with us via the Local Supporters Program. All of the expenses of the guide will be shared among other participants in the trip. That’s why in your fee including the fee for the guide. The guide of this trip is Vuu Bich Tram.

If you agree with the above-mentioned term and feel interested in the trip, register ASAP! First come first served. Please fill in the the form below.

>>>Check out our photo galleries of previous trips

Xiem Can Pagoda (Photo source: Andre Luo)
Non La Theater (Photo Source: yesgo.vn)
Hung Vuong Square (Photo source: mytour.vn)
Offshore Wind Farm (Photo source: vietnammoi.vn)
Prince of Bac Lieu House (Photo source: Wikipedia)
Bun nuoc leo
Bun bo cay

 

[Event] – BBQ Beside Da Han Waterfall

Hey guys, long time no see. How was your Tet Holiday? Let’s PARTY to celebrate Tet together with BBQ Beside Da Han Waterfall (Dong Nai.) Yay!!!

Date: 11 March 2018 (Full Day)

– Gathering time: 7a.m

– Gathering place: near Ben Thanh Market (exact location will be announced later.)

Fee: 600,000 VND

All of the cost will be shared among all of participants. This is only our expected budget. If there is remaining money, it will be returned back to each of the participants.

Including:

  • Entrance ticket (60,000 VND)
  • Rental car
  • BBQ Food (seafood, beef, vegetable, etc.)
  • BBQ grilling tools
  • Utensils
  • Drinks
  • Fee for the guide

Registration Process:

Step 1. Register by filling in the form below.

Step 2. Complete your payment via:

***Bank Transfer:

  • Account No.: 19028799055018
  • Account Holder: Bui Dang Ngoc Minh
  • Bank Name: Techcombank – Branch: Ho Chi Minh City 

***Direct Payment:

Contact Minh Ngoc Dang

  • Phone: 0919 357 733 / 0917 695 475
  • Email: buidangngocminh141@gmail.com
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/minnie.mummim

Registration deadline: 04/03/2018

Payment deadline:  07/03/2018

*Your registration will only be counted after completing your payment. 

Before registration, please read the following terms carefully.

1/ We are here to connect travelers, both locals and foreigners, to have a great weekend getaway. We are definitely trying to ensure the safety of every participant, but if some problems happen and money needed in case, we cannot cover this part for you. It is advisable that each of participant take care of yourself during the trip.

2/ In each trip, there is a main guide who is in charge of planning, arranging everything, contacting people, and guiding during the trip. The guide cooperates with us via the Local Supporters Program. All of the expenses of the guide will be shared among other participants in the trip. That’s why in your fee including the fee for the guide. The guide of this trip is Minh Ngoc Dang. 

If you agree with the above-mentioned terms and feel interested in the trip, register ASAP! First come first served. Please fill in the the form below.

>>>Let’s take a look at our previous trips: 

Thanh An Island (Can Gio) | Giang Dien Waterfall (Dong Nai) | Tay Ninh