If you have been to Ninh Thuan, I believe that you must have been once fallen in love with the luxuriant green vineyards in the harvesting season of this place. Who can imagine that this land of sunshine, wind, and sand can be so beautiful in the vine season? The climate here is quite harsh with strong sunshine and hot winds, but this place is blessed with the vineyards that you can never find it anywhere else in Vietnam.
Ninh Thuan is a province in the Central South region, with the capital city of Phan Rang, 350km from Ho Chi Minh City and about 100km from Nha Trang.
Coming to Ninh Thuan, tourists can go by plane, train or by car. If you are traveling from Ho Chi Minh City by car, you can contact the garages at Mien Dong Bus Station or some bus stations located on Tran Phu Street, District 5 and Le Hong Phong, District 10, and fares range from 150,000 to 160,000VND.
If you want to go by plane, the nearest airport is Cam Ranh, about 60km from Phan Rang city. If you take the train, it will stop at Thap Cham station.
Coming to Ninh Thuan in vine season, visitors should visit the vineyards stretching succulent, manually pick the beam and enjoy the delicious taste of the fresh fruits newly picked from the gardens. Besides, visitors can also have the opportunity to listen to the experienced farmers sharing the experiences in developing, cultivating and caring for vines and also enjoy free wine and grape juice when being here.
In Ninh Thuan, visitors can visit Ba Moi vineyard in Phuoc Thuan commune, Ninh Phuoc district, 7km from the city or Thai An vineyard on the way to Vinh Hy Bay. There are also vineyards scattered around the city. For those who have the traveling soul, love nature and want to enjoy the trip along the watering region, you can also choose to visit the vineyard along the Dinh River which can create a new wonderful feeling.
If you want to stay here overnight or longer, you can enjoy homestay services in the vineyards, may contact the owner of the garden beforehand for appointment and participation. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about vines, to experience the real garden life as farmers: grape growing, cutting branches, pruning, fertilizing, clipping,… for several days, depending on the decision of each visitor.
Enjoying a summer lunch with Phan Rang’s dishes together with a sip of vine wine right under the vine canopies in the vineyard, cutting the bunch of grapes from the ridge down to make dessert,… Are always the experiences that make visitors go from surprise to surprise.
In recent years, Ninh Thuan province has propagated and transplanted varieties of grapes in order to diversify types and open new directions for the provincial economy as well as bring the excitement to tourists. In particular, green grape and black grapes are the most popular here.