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Red Sand Dunes, Mui Ne

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
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Slide down a red, Martian-esque landscape on a plastic sled at Red Sand Dunes, a formation of enormous red-and-orange-brown sandy hills just 20 minutes from downtown. Set against a view of the ocean, the gentle slopes of the dunes offer an easy but scenic walking trip, which will make you feel like you're in the Sahara Desert. Prepare to bargain over price of sand-sledding, or alternatively rent a quad bike or even ride an ostrich to explore the dunes. You can observe locals flying their kites as they gather for picnics in this popular spot. Pine trees provide necessary shade, with a limited number of food and drink stands on hand. Using our international travel planner, Phan Thiet attractions like Red Sand Dunes can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Sand dunes in Viet Nam. so interesting compared to white at both go tour to attend should. In Ho Chi Minh City syntax list registering cheaply and safely.
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  • We spent four days in Pham Thiet and had a moto, so we made the trip out to see the Red Sand Dunes. About a 20 minute ride from where we were staying. We didn't do a tour in the Jeeps, maybe that woul...  read more »
  • Don't bother going at all... The dunes are in a disgraceful state. Litter everywhere. It was bad. You will be attacked by street hawkers selling crap or trying to get you to rent a board for the dunes...  read more »
  • Absolutely trashed and overrun with tourists. Constant solicitations. It is everything that frustrates about Vietnamese tourism destinations, and despite their being relatively simple issues, local administrators seem at a loss as to how to fix them (or why they should). If you expect little, have a high tolerance for nuisance, and can overlook the landfill vibe the place has, you might have a good time?
  • My wife is Vietnamese and we went to Fan Thiet 2015 with her brother and his friends.Never rent a bike or rent the plastic sheets. Something will always be broken and you will have to pay.My wife bought a real nice kite here in Canada and she knew it was windy late in the afternoon.We created a lọt of interest with that kite.While there I was approached by two boys to rent the plastic sheet and declined as I knew the game.The boy had his hands full of water bottles and dropped one by my feet,normally I would have helped him and picked it up but no way.Never touch it when I back up he tried to say stepped on it. No way. But they persisted and I walked off. Later they showed up with two more guys looking to pay for the water.Lucky for my wife's brother as him and his friends settled that in about one minute flat.Never rent a bike from the street or rent a sea-do.If you need to rent do it from the hotel and make sure you know the costs.Renting off the street they want your passport so you'll come back that's just the beginning of your troubles. Not enough space here to explain. NEVER NEVER RENT OFF THE STREET. !!!
  • Lot of kids will offer you a plastic board for sand sliding. It's okay to try but you will end up covering in sand. I pay around 20000 vnd plus some tip for sand sliding.
  • Had great fun on the sand dunes. We rented a quad bike and drove around the dunes. Overall a great day out, especially if you have kids.
  • Very nice place, in the beginning a little bit trashed, but that's worth it, Important!!! If you want to get there on your own, for 16K/one direction the local buses will take you there, so no need for a tour. They are red or white buses and they come about every 10minutes.
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