Nui Thanh is a district with a long coastline in Quang Nam province. It is often known as the place where "mountains meet sea" in Vietnam, and also famous for its mysterious black rocks.
Ban Than cape or Ban Than rock is a 42 meters high black cliff standing close to Bac beach and Nom beach. It is called "Ban Than" because it looks like a giant black hand when it is seen from the sea.
Due to the impacts of waves, rocks in Ban Than have many different shapes. At Nom beach, behind small bays is the center of Ban Than. This is a place of big black rocks in Quang Nam. There are many rocks with many different shapes of animals such as elephants, whales and hippos. Conversely, at Bac beach, rocks are smooth, round, and look like seals, turtles, or penguins.
Ban Than Cape - A natural masperice in Quang Nam
There are several ways to reach Ban Than. The first way is you can take a boat trip on the Truong Giang river in Tam Ky town, then you reach the seaport and continue your journey to Ban Than. The Second way is that you can drive on Highway 1A to reach Tam Quan village and go to your destination. Another way is that you come to a bridge at Tam Anh village, then you go more than 15 kilometers on Highway 1A to reach Ban Than.
Rang beach, which is in Nui Thanh district, is 2 kilometers away from Chu Lai airport. There are two ways to reach here. One way is to follow a path from Nui Thanh town leading to the beach. Another way is to take a boat trip on Truong Giang river down to the beach.
Sunset at Rang beach
Rang beach is one of the most interesting destinations in Vietnam. It is famous for the blue sky and sea, golden sand and the charming beauty of mysterious black rocks which are often hidden by the waves.
In addition to the peaceful beauty of nature, Rang beach is attractive to tourists because of its seafood such as squids, lobsters and crabs. One of the particularly outstanding dishes is grilled flying fish. When eating this dish, you can enjoy the saltiness of water, freshness of fish and spiciness of chili. What a great moment!
Tam Hai island
At kilometer 1020 on Highway 1A in Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province, you turn to the sea direction about 10 kilometers, then take a ferry to reach Tam Hai island. The number of coconuts on this island are so large that many people think that the whole island is covered by coconuts.
Although bordering on three rivers and a beach, Tam Hai island still retains the harmony of sea, sky and green coconuts to highlight the beauty of black rocks along the shore. The large and small boats on the shore, the sound of wind, and the sound of people calling each other make this place peaceful and quiet.
Tam Hai is also known as the island of coconuts in Quang Nam
On this island, you just want to forget all the troubles of life and enjoy the beauty of nature. You can swim, sunbathe, and listen to the sound of waves and wind. Tam Hai is also known as the grave of the largest whale in Vietnam. So if you visit this island, you should learn more about the traditional festivals and customs related to this fish to understand more about the lifestyles of local people.
Ho Giang Thom Fall
Although Ho Giang Thom is quite popular and is visited by many tourists, it’s difficult to reach here. In fact, visitors have to cross many streams and forests on their way before reaching the destination. This is so hard that many tourists often call Ho Giang Thom by another name. That is "Challenging Fall". However, determination and persistence will pay off. When tourists arrive, they can experience the mysterious beauty of the waterfall, black rocks under water, the sound of falling water and a peaceful atmosphere. It’s an ideal place for people to escape from the noise of the city and refresh themselves after working hard.
All aforementioned places are in Nui Thanh district. So if you are planning to visit Vietnam, it’s worth choosing one of these places as your destination to see black rocks in Quang Nam.
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