Vietnam is known as the beautiful country with amazing places for traveling from the north to the south of the country. However, when talking about the center of Vietnam, most people don’t know much, but the area hides secret beauty, Hon Ngu Island is one of them which located in Nghe An. Long ago referring to the islands in the Central, we often think of Ly Son Island, Cu Lao Cham, Ky Co (Nhon Ly Island) as a paradise for those who want to get away from the city. However, few people know that in the sunny and windy land of Nghe An there is an island with a rather strange name – Hon Ngu Island.
Hon Ngu Island is off the coast of Nghe An province, just 4 km from Cua Lo beach. It consists of 2 islands as the big island with 133 m high compared to sea level and the smaller one is 88 m high compared to sea level. Due to the proximity of the two islands, people often call themselves Pisces Island. In order to get the island, tourists can transfer by boat or canoe with price from 180.000VND/person departed at the Harbor of Lan Chau Island or Cua Lo beach.
Although Hon Ngu Island is not famous as other beaches or islands surrounding Nghe An, the island has a wild beauty which attracted any tourists when visiting in the first time. Furthermore, besides beautiful landscapes, the island is also impressed by the long pebbles which have been eroded by the sea over time making them smooth and round in various sizes. The rocky is considered as the highlight of Hon Ngu Island. Furthermore, the place is also the best place for anyone who is “check-in” lovers.
In addition, when visiting there, tourists can enjoy trek activity to explore the beauty of the island and enjoy the fresh atmosphere of the pretty one. If you have time to visit the west of the island, you can visit Ngu pagoda which is old pagoda built in XIII century. The pagoda includes Thuong Pagoda and Ha pagoda. Moreover, the most special thing in the pagoda is Ngoc Well or God’s Well which is the only point on the island has fresh water and never runs out.
After walking around the island, tourists can down to the pebble beach in the north of the island to soak up clean and blue water sea in the island or go fishing in squid fishing carts, visit the fish pond and enjoy seafood on the island with a lot of interesting experiences.
Besides Hon Ngu Island, Nghe An is also famous for Dairy farm and sunflower field as well as the amazing beaches, so if you want to learn more about Nghe An or other traveling destinations in Vietnam, Asiatravel Agency will the ideal place for you.