Binh Thuan is a coastal province located east of Ho Chi Minh City. Eight ethnic minorities populate this area: Kinh, Cham, Hoa, Tay, Nung, Ra Glai, and Ma. The climate is tropical with hot and dry weather and an annual average temperature of 26C.
Binh Thuan attracts tourists from everywhere for its lovely landscapes. The mountains lie from west to east and reach the beautiful beaches. Famous tourist sites include Ca Na, Phan Thiet, Mui Ne, and Ham Tan. There are many great architectural sites such as towers, communal houses, pagodas, temples, shrines, and tombs. Lively cultural activities including festivals, traditional customs, dancing, and traditional music take place in Binh Thuan. The population of Binh Thuan still follows traditional values of Sa Huynh and Cham ancient cultures.
Binh Thuan is a province on the southern part of the central coast. It has a considerably large plain running along the coast. It leans against the Di Linh Plateau to the west and criss-crossed by several rivers including the Long, the Luy, the Cai and the Dinh rivers.
The provincial township is likely to be guided on tours to see fishing river wharves where a large number of fishing boats are mooring at night. at dawn they can enjoy the scene of many boats and trawlers sailing out to sea for a day’s fishing. On the beaches, you can see hard-working fishermen tending their fishing nets or drying the fish on the ground along village roads or on the roofs and front yards of their houses.
The pervading smell you cannot fail to notice is the good smell of high quality fish sauce. The locally made fish sauce is high in the content of protein. It is good for the health of those deep sea divers who always sip some fish sauce to warm themselves against the coldness in the deep sea. Phan Thiet is 1,548 kilometers north of Ho Chi Minh City.