Ke Ga lighthouse, located on a small island, about 180 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. It is situated in Thuan Quy commune, Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan province. It is a destination that appeals to a large number of domestic tourists each year. Despite of breathtaking beauty, Ke Ga island is not much known by foreign visitors. It is the oldest lighthouse in Southeast Asia. You would have great time to discover wild scenery in there.
The scenery is wildly beautiful
To reach island, you have to hire a boat which ridden across the water. It is fun time for you to see closely clear turquoise sea water. Once you get there, the view is amazing. The big rock formation is gorgeous. There is actually no real path to explore the surroundings, you need to step on the rocks, on the grass or on the shallow water. While walking between the rocks, you can enjoy clear blue sky and fresh air. Because the path may be slippery, you need be careful.
The rock formation is gorgeous
Ke Ga lighthouse was built in 1899 by Chnavat – a French architect. Its height is 65 metre compared to the sea level. Around the foot of the lighthouse is two rows of frangipani flower. Visitors have to conquer 184 steel spiral stairs leading to the top of the tower. You would not stop looking at wonderful view. From there you can see a vast expanse of sea, sky and mainland, as well as enjoy cool ocean winds. Do take a photo to record vibrant moment.
View from the top of the lighthouse, overlooking the sea
There are some resorts are being built here. You can relax with family and have unforgetten memories. Having an overnight hotel is not bad ideal. The lighthouse is most beautiful at the sunrise. When the sun comes up, you can climb tall rocks and enjoy the moment of dawn. Then, you are going to swimming or fishing. The beach is clean and air is cool. Let have a picnic lunch with partner! Some sandwiches and salads and of course, a lovely bottle of wine. It is fun. If you are adventurous, you are going to go camping in beach at the evening.
Enjoy great time in beach
Don’t forget to enjoy wonderful seafood in there: cuttlefish, squids, shrimp, mussel, scallop,… You can go to restaurant or buy directly indigenous. While go camping, you and your family are grilling seafood together. It would be interesting experience.
How to get there? From Ho Chi Minh City, you can go to there by motorbike, train or coach.
What do you need prepare for the trip? To have great travel, you should prepare essential things such as dry food, water, camera, jacket, gloves, shoes, sun block, flashlight,…
In my opinion, if you love original beauty and involve nature, Ke Ga Lighthouse is an interesting destination satisfied your wish. Let’s go and have fun! Good luck to you!