Dong Nai

Area: 5,907.2 sq. km.
Population: 2,905.8 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: Bien Hoa City.
Administrative divisions:
- Town: Long Khanh.
- Districts (9): Tan Phu, Dinh Quan, Vinh Cuu, Thong Nhat, Xuan Loc, Long Thanh, Nhon Trach, Cam My, Trang Bom.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Xtieng, Cho Ro, Cham.

GEOGRAPHY

Dong Nai is located on the south of Viet Nam. It is surrounded by Lam Dong in the north, Binh Thuan in the east, Ba Ria - Vung Tau in the south, Binh Duong, Binh Phuoc and Ho Chi Minh City in the west.
 

The topography includes some valleys, lowland, and hill. The main kinds of land are bazan, alluvial soil. Therefore, it is good condition for industrial plants (rubber, coffee), and orchard.
 

Climate: There are two seasons: the rainy season lasts from May to October and the dry season lasts from November to April next year. The average annual temperature varies between 25.4 and 27.2oC.
 

TOURISM AND ECONOMY

Dong Nai has a developing industry. There are many big industrial zones, factories, handicraft village (Tan Van pottery village, skilful stone carving of Hoa group). Dong Nai's pottery has well-known beauty. The province own immense coffee, rubber farms and Nam Cat Tien National Park.

Coming here, tourists have ecological tours in forests and orchards in My Quoi, Thanh Hoi, Tan Trieu, Pho, Ong islets. The province is proud of many interesting sites such as Dong Nai River, Long An Lake, Suoi Tre Culture Site, Tri An Waterfall, Ma Da and Sac forests.

 

Buu Long Tourist Area (Dong Nai Province)
 

ETHNIC GROUPS

Dong Nai has special traditional culture of ethnic groups. The main religions are Buddhism and Catholic, Protestant. It is a home of some popular musical instruments like: Binh Da's dan da, flute in bamboo, copper gongs, cymbal, pan-pipe, Tam Pot sings of Ma group in Dinh Quan Dist.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Bien Hoa City is 30km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, 1,684km from Ha Noi City following National Road N°. 1. It also is 278km from Da Lat City (Lam Dong Province), 95km from Vung Tau City (Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province) 198km from Can Tho City.
 

Bus: There are buses to some Southern provinces as An Giang, Ben Tre, Dong Thap and other provinces of Dak Lak, Gia Lai, Kon Tum, Lam Dong.
 

Besides, Bus No 60-1 operates on the route of Mien Tay Bus Station (Ho Chi Minh City) – Bien Hoa Bus Station every 20 minutes and costs VND 25,000/person; and Bus No. 5 runs route of Cho Lon Bus Station (Ho Chi Minh City) and Bien Hoa Bus Station every 25 minutes and costs VND 12,000/person.

 

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Hoang Cam Hotel

Add: 13/9 Phuoc Hai Quarter, Long Thanh Townlet, Long Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3844 444

Guest House 71

Add: 71 Ha Huy Giap St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3822 487/ 382 2820

Dong Nai Hotel

Add: 57 rue Pham Van Thuan, Ville de Bien Hoa

Tel: (84-251) 382 2267/ 3822 279

Hoa Binh Hotel

Add: 110 Highway No. 1, Phu Binh Ward, Long Khanh Town

Tel: (84-251) 3877 302

Peace Hotel

Add: 6 Vo Thi Sau St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3942 100

Vinh An Hotel

Add: 217 Ha Huy Giap St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3822 377/ 3827 169

Diamond Hotel

Add: 106 Nguyen Tri Phuong St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3956 979/ 3957 098

Dong Nai Golf Resort

Add: Block 3, Trang Bom Townlet, Trang Bom Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3866 111/ 3864 407

Hy Thanh Hotel

Add: J54 Vo Thi Sau St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3918 850

Ha Trinh Hotel

Add: C28, Block 3, Ha Noi Highway, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3993 839

Hoang Minh Chau Hotel 3

Add: Block B8, Hamlet 2, Phuoc Binh Commune, Long Thanh Townlet

Tel: (84-251) 3543 979

Hoa De Nhat Resort

Add: No. 57B, An Phuoc Commune, Long Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3514 008

Buu Long Resort

Add: Huynh Van Nghe St., Zone 4, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3951 810

Sao Mai Hotel

Add: 395A Road 6, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3817 844

Vuon Xoai Resort

Add: 537 rue Dinh Quang An, Commune Phuoc Tan, Ville de Bien Hoa

Tel: (84-251) 3968 163/ 3968 164

Bach Dang Hotel

Add: 59 Dong Khoi St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3894 688

Ngoc Anh Hotel

Add: 1 Nguyen Hue St., Gia Ray Townlet, Xuan Loc Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3871 663

Hoang Minh Chau Hotel 2

Add: L1-L2-L3 Street D1, Phuoc Binh Commune, Long Thanh Townlet

Tel: (84-251) 3541 959

Hoa De Nhat Hotel

Add: No. 22B, Halmet 5, An Phuoc Commune, Long Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3514 879/ 3514 639

Duong Chau Hotel

Add: 10/36 Le Quy Don St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3895 689

WHERE TO EAT
Quyet Thang Restaurant

Add: 102/34 Hightway 1A, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3822 375

Ben Thanh Restaurant

Add: 111 National Highway 1, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3816 512

Buu Long Restaurant

Add: Route 24, Buu Long Ward, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3951 274

Song Trang Cafe

Add: 19/5 Nguyen Van Tri St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3942 069

An Phat Restaurant

Add: K3/120A Bui Huu Nghia St, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3859 016 / 0918 555 517

Cay Soi 2 Restaurant

Add: 111A Cach Mang Thang Tam St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3846 443

Nam Ri Restaurant

Add: 20/3C Cach Mang Thang Tam St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3825 107

Nang Sai Gon Restaurant

Add: 5/5 Cach Mang Thang 8 St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3840 555

Grammy Co Dien Cafe

Add: 101E National Highway 1, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3821 038

Loc Vung Restaurant

Add: K1/129 Tan Binh Hamlet, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3956 799

Mi Chi Nen Restaurant

Add: A3/130 Tan Van Ward, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3850 794

Phuoc Oc Restaurant

Add: 32A National Highway 1A, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3829 229

Thuy Tung Cafe

Add: 147 Cach Mang Thang 8 St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3941 131

Vuon buoi Nam Hue

Add: Vinh Hiep Hamlet (Cu Lao Tan Trieu), Tan Binh Commune, Vinh Cuu Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3965 555

Green Club Restaurant

Add: Phuoc Tan Commune, Long Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-251) 3930 071

An Tuong Cafe

Add: 75K National Highway 1, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3825 377

Cay Dua Restaurant

Add: 23/1A Cach Mang Thang Tam St., Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3941 777

Da Hac Cafe

Add: 127 National Highway 1, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 3871 071

Restaurant 126

Add: 126A Nguyen Ai Quoc, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 8870 779

Kaiserin Restaurant

Add: K36 Vo Thi Sau, Thong Nhat Ward, Bien Hoa City

Tel: (84-251) 8851 888/ 3918 900