If one day you suddenly crave the sea atmosphere but have limited time. Ke Ga cape is an ideal place your day tour from Phan Thiet City. With blue sea, fresh air, nostalgic lighthouse, golden rock beach exposed to sunshine and fresh breeze. The tranquility of Ke Ga Cape will surely help you forget all tiredness in Daily life.
How to go to Ke Ga cape?
From Saigon to Ke Ke Ga, you can choose many types of vehicles: passenger cars, trains, motorbikes …
If you are a speed lover then motorbike is definitely recommendation of transportation. To reach Ke Ga Cape by motorbike from Saigon.
Starting from Ho Chi Minh City -> along Highway 51 towards Vung Tau -> Ba Ria town -> turn left along Highway 55 toward Binh Chau and Phan Thiet -> go straight to Ke Ga Cape.
From Saigon, you can also come to Phan Thiet by train. Let book train tickets in advance. The starting point is from Sai Gon station to Muong Man station or Phan Thiet station and vice versa. After arriving at the train station in Binh Thuan, you can take a taxi or contact a shuttle bus to Ke Ga
- Saigon Railway Station: 01 Nguyen Thong, Ward 9, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
- Phone number: (08) 3843 6528
If you want to travel conveniently, safely and quickly. You can buy a bus ticket from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet. After coming to Phan Thiet, you go to Suoi Cat tourist area and take a bus to Ham Tan or take a taxi to Ke Ga cape. But the most enjoyment trip here you should take private car.
How Ke Ga Cape is unique?
Ke Ga is a small island, 180km from Saigon. It is the tallest and oldest lighthouse in Vietnam. Located in Tan Thanh commune, Ham Thuan Nam district, where it is not crowded and bustling like Phan Thiet beach, although it is only about 20km from Phan Thiet beach.
In fact, Ke Ga is an island called Hon Ba which is located about 500m from the mainland, the tide has turned this place into an isolated island surrounded by blue sea.
When the tide recedes, Ke Ga cape acts as a part of the land when revealing a strip of sand connecting the two parts. From Ke Ga cape to Ba island, where Ke Ga lighthouse is located, usually take a motor boat or basket boat. The charm of Ke Ga comes from a peaceful, quiet and somewhat wild and simple place.
Sightseeing in Ke Ga Cape
1. Picking dragon fruit
Along the way to Ke Ga cape. You will travel across “dragon fruit kingdom”. It’s very cheap and delicious. If you stop at a roadside in Lagi Town of Binh Thuan. You will see the huge garden of Dragon fruit.
2. Explore the sea
Closer to the sea, visitors will clearly feel the fresh breeze and the salty taste of the sea. The sea will welcome visitors with an open, airy space with the green of casuarina, ocean lobes and pineapple, the blue of the sea mingles with the blue of sky clouds and white clouds.
3. The “Rocky beach”
Ke Ga also makes a great impression on visitors by rocky beaches with rocks of all sizes exposed to the display of soldiers. It seems that there is a magic hand that created the natural array too unique for Ke Ga island.
4. Discover Southeast Asia’s oldest lighthouse
The most famous attraction in Ke Ke Ga is Ke Ga lighthouse. Only the stone tower is only 35m high, the height from the lamp to the sea is 65m. Inside the lighthouse are 183 spiraling steel steps and hundreds of steps leading to the summit.
This lighthouse was built by the French to help ships here to locate, coordinates and navigate easily. This is also the most beautiful place to see the sea. Because there is a view point at the highest and most comprehensive.
Conquering 183 spiral steps, then relaxing in the cool sea breeze, watching the rocky cliffs surrounding the oasis will be an unforgettable memory in the trip Vietnam to Mui Ke Ga. Surely. You will go from surprise to surprise as they step by step discover the oldest lighthouse, the tallest in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
5. Watch the sunrise at Ke Ga cape
The moment that visitors will definitely not forget is the time when the sunshine & sunset. Find the highest and largest cliff and climb up to it to wait for the sunrise to make you feel peaceful.
Activities in Ke Ga Cape
In addition to the beautiful nature. Ke Ga cape also gives visitors love to explore interesting experiences when participating in the programs. Such as; visit seafood market in the morning, fishing at sea, catching night crabs,… Come here you Also do not miss the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant colorful fish market with all the bustling sounds of a new day.
Overnight at brand new campsite LU Glamping
LU Glamping campsite is facing the Ke Ga lighthouse, on the quiet and clean blue coast. Although the sea here is not as clear as the Tu Binh sea or the jade color like Phu Quoc beach. But it’s still very beautiful because it is clean and deserted. The stretch of white sand is extremely suitable for a popular grilled seafood party or cozy campfire.