Suggestion of 8 super romantic places to watch sunrise in Vietnam

  • 18/12/2019

Sunrise and sunset are stunning natural sights that most travelers want to enjoy when coming to Vietnam. Thanks to extraordinary landscape, Vietnam is one of the most ideal places to enjoy sunrise and sunset. It is undeniable that dawn and twilight are the most wonderful moments in time. It’s so hard to describe exactly how magnificent it is! Here is the list of top 8 spectacular places to watch sunrise in Vietnam.

1. Bach Moc Luong Tu

Bach Moc Luong Tu is the 4th highest peak in Vietnam after Fansipan, Putaleng and Pusilung, which is located between Lao Cai and Lai Chau provinces. This mountain has a height of 3046m above sea level. From the foot to the top of the mountain, which is about 30km long, there are many different terrains from bare hills, bamboo forests, large forests, dwarf bamboo forests, and even the steep cliffs.

Bach Moc Luong Tu

However, it is worth your effort climbing through many obstacles to reach the top of the mountain, because then, in front of you will be a magical and fanciful scene that anyone who is passionate about adventure travel would desire to witness. It takes you at least 2-4 days to climb to the top of the mountain, so if this is your first time to conquer this mountain, it is best to go with experienced people or hire a guide for 250,000 VND/day. You should prepare food and tents during the journey as well.

You should be present at 5 am to be able to admire the beauty of the sunrise from the summit of Bach Moc Luong Tu mountain. The moment of the transient shift between the night and the first light of the day here is extraordinarily fascinating, bringing a "miraculous power" of awaking people's souls. This is a perfect beauty that nature has bestowed on nature here.

The best time to admire this spectacular scenery is from late August to April, when the weather is the most suitable and favourable, neither too cold nor too hot.

Bach Moc Luong Tu is in Lao Cai, so after admiring the beauty of the sunrise here, visitors can go down the mountain and visit Sapa to rest, eat and explore some of the beautiful scenes here. such as Ham Rong Mountain, Sapa stone church, Ban Cat Ca or Ban Ta Phin. 

2. Eo Gio beach

Located in Nhon Ly village, Eo Gio beach is about 20km northeast from Quy Nhon city center, next to FLC Quy Nhon high-class ecological resorts. To get here, visitors need to go through Thi Nai Bridge, to Nhon Hoi T-junction turn to the right and continue going for 5km to the center of Nhon Ly village.

Eo Gio Beach

From here, you just need to park your vehicle in a homestay and walk about 100m more to reach Eo Gio. The best time to admire the sunrise beauty of Eo Gio is from April to September. At this time, the weather here is quite peaceful and fresh and the bay is quite windy.

Eo Gio is the 'rising star' of Quy Nhon tourism with its pristine, natural beauty with the intersection of sky, land, water and rocks. The natural scenery here is like a beautiful picture with all kind of high cliffs embracing straits that drives everyone come here to admire the beauty of Eo Gio immediately

Eo Gio beach

Besides the dawn image peeking out of the rocky mountains, visitors can also contemplate the image of people flock out in the sea for fishing, an exquisite picture like a painting, which is rarely seen in crowded and noisy cities. When coming here, in addition to admiring the magnificent sunrise scenery, visitors also have the opportunity to admire famous landmarks near Eo Gio such as Hon Kho, Cu Lao Xanh, Ky Co; as well as an opportunity to enjoy the delicious dishes such as Banh xeo with shrimp, fishball vermicelli soup, sweet gruel and fish noodles soup promising to bring many interesting experiences to visitors. guest.

3. Con Dao

Con Dao is an archipelago located off the southern coast of Vietnam, belonging to Ba Ria - Vung Tau province. Currently there are 2 ways to move to Con Dao to watch the sunrise, which is by airplanes or by ships. From Vung Tau, it takes you 12 hours to arrive Con Dao by ships, but if you traveling from Tran De port - Soc Trang, it only takes you about 2.5 hours to set foot here.

Or you can travel by plane from Hanoi, Can Tho or Saigon, and all flights to Con Dao take only about 1.5 hours. In Con Dao there are many types of transportations from electric cars, 16-seat taxi cars, or motorbike renting, which is at the price of 100,000 - 120,000 VND / day.

Con Dao

You should wake up at 5 am to be able to admire the beauty of the most perfect sunrise here, when the sun began to shine, covering the whole island of Con Dao. The first sunlights of the day are extremely fanciful, an enchanting beauty dispelling the dark spots of last night. The sun in Con Dao is like a red balloon slowly rising to the surface of the sea, making the scene here brighter and more vivid. 

When you come to Con Dao, besides admiring the beautiful nature, do not forget to enjoy delicious specialties such as crab vermicelli soup, roasted pork banh mi, bun mam, com tam (small rice grains). Con Dao promises to help you get the most memorable trip ever.

4. Ta Chi Nhu Peak, Yen Bai province

Ta Chi Nhu peak is also in the top 10 highest mountains in Vietnam today, located in Pu Luong massif of Hoang Lien Son mountain range, Tram Tau district, Yen Bai province with an altitude of more than 2,979m. Although the climate here is quite harsh, the terrain is rugged, it is a destination that attracts many tourists to experience and explore the beautiful scenery here.

When coming here, tourists can rent a motorbike to travel with quite a nice road to the climbing point. After that, if you are not used to climbing, it takes at least 5 - 6 hours to climb to the camping site of about 2600m high, about 2 more hours, to reach the peak.

Ta Chi Nhu

The first thing you feel when you come there might be the grandeur of the nature here that makes everyone feel conquered, from the mountains, trees, scenery are as beautiful as a charming picture of harmonious nature. After camping, sleeping here for one night, waking up at about 4:30 am or 5am the next morning, you will be completely surprised with how magnificent the sunrise here is.

At the foot of the mountain are peaceful villages waking up after a long sleep. A bit higher is the green steppe, far away are the mountains filled with purple flowers and when standing on the top of the mountain, you can entirely contemplate the sunrise lurking behind the clouds, making the scenery here brilliantly golden and full of romance. Sunlight covers a bright yellow sun on thousands of plants under the morning dew. Each mountain range is filled with shimmering sunshine of early morning. All the scenery here promises to captivate you and you just want to come here many more times.

In terms of eating and drinking, on the 2400m resting area, there is a cooking place, of course, with firewood. You should actively prepare food from the mountain. Remember to calculate the amount of food very carefully, because if you do not prepare enough or eat unproperly, you will not be physically healthy to conquer the peak. 

5. Ta Nang

This place is located in Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, adjacent to the two provinces, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan. Ta Nang is also known by many as the most beautiful Trekking route in Vietnam, besides, the poetic beauty and majestic natural scenery has helped this place to be known and visited by many adventurers. 

Ta Nang

To be able to climb to the top of the mountain to watch the sunrise, as well as to discover this route, visitors need to travel from the forest, climb the mountain, go through streams, and especially move from a height of 1,100m to 500m above sea level. This is the transition from the plateau to the Central Coast, then you have to climb about 1 hour to reach the top of the mountain.

Standing on the top of Ta Nang mountain, you will see that the effort you have made to get here is really worth it. The entirely majestic and picturesque natural scenery is completely in your sight. The sunrise here is usually the most gorgeous at around 5 o'clock, when the red sun begins to appear behind the mountainside reflecting down the forests a dark red filled the forest makes people feel like getting lost in a paradise worldly place.

6. The Cape of Dai Lanh (Mui Dai Lanh)

Dai Lanh Cape is also known as Mui Dien, one of the tourist attractions that attracts a myriad of domestic and foreign tourists. Located in Hoa Tam village, Dong Hoa District, Phu Yen Province, Dai Lanh Cape is also known as the place to catch the first rays of dawn in Vietnam, because this is the easternmost point of Vietnem.

This cape has a rocky cliff jutting into the sea, which belongs to Truong Son mountain range, 35 km from Tuy Hoa city center. To get the best view of the sunrise, you have to climb about 1km to get to the T-junction, one way to the lighthouse, one way to Rang Dong cape and the last one to Mui Dien. You can choose one of these 3 locations to witness the sun rising from the magnificent sea. In particular, Mui Dien is known to welcome the first sun light on the mainland of Vietnam. 

Mui Dai Lanh

Want to enjoy the feeling of watching the sun rise from the pristine beach, you should be here at 5am. There are usually no hotels or motels nearby, so people can ask the local authoriry allow you to set up camping tents to sleep overnight to 'hunt the sunrise'. The scenery of the sunrise at Mui Dien is so magnificent - the lights begin to rise gradually along with the rays of light cutting the darkness, giving way to the first rays of sunshine of the day.

After admiring the first sunrise scene in Vietnam at Mui Dien. You can visit the lighthouse in Dai Lanh to explore the architecture here. In addition, when traveling to Phu Yen, you can visit Rang Dong cape, Mon beach, ... to discover more about the natural beauty of this land.

7. Ke Ga cape

Ke Ga

Ke Ga cape

Ke Ga is a famous tourist destination of Vietnam, belonging to Tan Thanh village, Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan province. About 2 km south of the city center, not too crowded, but it always attracts visitors with its wild and idyllic beauty. Specifically, this is known as one of the sunrise spots in Vietnam with absolutely exquisite scenery. At around 4 - 5am on the Ke Ga cape, the sun just began to rise with a brilliant orange-red color mixed with magical clouds to create a beautiful natural scenery. Besides, the image of the fishermen diligently waking up early to start a new day in the light of nature, clouds and sky makes a perfect work picture.

Ke Ga is also about 500m from Mui Dien, so if you have time, you can visit and admire the beautiful scenery of the space here. It is promised that nature and landscape here will bring many beautiful memories in your journey to watch the sunrise at Ke Ga cape.

8. Hon Mu Cu - The most beautiful place to watch sunrise on Ly Son island

Hon Mu Cu

Mu Cu is an island located next to the center of Ly Son Island, about 3.2km from the district center, close to the anchorage of An Hai boats. This is known as one of the 3 most famous and beautiful islands of Ly Son Island. Because the place is uninhabited, the natural landscape here is quite wild. The pristine beauty, tranquility of the natural landscape of Cu Cu Island creates an appealing charm to anyone who comes here, especially when the sunrise gives a very unique beauty not everywhere else can.

In addition to the Cu Cu islet, visitors who come to Ly Son island can visit many other stunning sceneries here such as Dinh Thoi Loi, Hang Cau, Dao Be, To Vo Gate, etc. Watch the sunrise in each place at different times will bring you many new experiences.


by Quynh Nhi

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