Tourists flock to Binh Thuan and Dak Lak during Tet
Update: Feb 25, 2015
The central provinces of Binh Thuan and Dak Lak saw a strong increase of tourists during the nine-day Lunar New Year Festival (Tet).

According to Binh Thuan’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, around 75,000 tourists, including 22,000 international visitors, visited prominent destinations in the province.

Tourists made their way to the beaches of Hon Rom, Bay Trang, Tuy Phong, and La Gi as well as resort areas in Ham Thuan and Mui Ne. The seafront Ham Tien-Mui Ne and the centre of Phan Thiet city are traditionally the most crowded.

The majority of foreign visitors came from Russia, Germany, Australia and France.

Meanwhile, the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak also saw 47,000 local and international visitors to tourist sites in the province during Tet, a 21 percent increase from last year.

The highest traffic sites from February 20-23 included Nga Sau Ban Me, the March 10 Square, the provincial children culture house’s park, the Dak Lak water park, the Biet Dien Museum, the Khai Doan Pogoda, and the Buon Don, Ko Tam, and Lak Lake tourism areas.