Splendid city of Quy Nhon at night
Splendid city of Quy Nhon at night

Binh Dinh

Binh Dinh is in the south of the Central Region of Vietnam. Binh Dinh is bordered to the north by Quang Ngai, to the east by the East Vietnam Sea, to the south by Phu Yen and to the west by Gia Lai.

 The terrain of Binh Dinh is higher to the west and lower to the east. To the west there are high mountains and plateaus; to the east there are plains along the coast which are dissected by low hills. The coastline is rugged with alternating low mountains, sand dunes, lakes and plains.

The buffer zone in the middle of the province in between the western mountains and eastern coast is characterized by low hills and small valleys. The mountainous terrain accounts for 70% of the provincial land. The flat plains are mostly river basins.

The waterfront promenade at Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh
The waterfront promenade at Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh

A part from the inland, Binh Dinh also has 33 offshore islands. Tourism on these islands have not been much developed yet.

The rivers in Binh Dinh starts from the western mountains and flow to the eastern coast and discharges the waters into the sea. The biggest rivers are Lai Giang, Kon (or Con), Ta Tinh and Ha Thanh.

Binh Dinh has a monsoon tropic climate with 2 seasons: dry season from January to August and the rainy season from August through December. The temperatures are lower in the mountains and higher along the coast ranging from 20oC to 38oC. The average humidity is from 70-90%. The annual rainfall is from 1,131-2,658mm.

Lovely rice fields in the countryside of Binh Dinh, Vietnam
Lovely rice fields in the countryside of Binh Dinh, Vietnam

Tourist attractions and what to see in Binh Dinh
Binh Dinh has a coastline of 130km with several beaches, lagoons and coves which offer great beach vacations and seaside holidays. Paradissa offers luxury beach vacation packages in Quy Nhon and Binh Dinh for individual travelers, couples and families.

In the ancient times, Binh Dinh belonged to Champa Kingdom of which a rich legacy of 14 Cham Towers can be found in Binh Dinh nowadays. Paradissa hosts a number of cultural journeys and historical tours visiting these Cham Ruins.Canh Tien (Fairy Wing) Cham Tower at Binh Dinh, Vietnam

Binh Dinh is en route between Vietnam’s Central Highlands and Quang Ngai and Da Nang which were the sites of fierce battles and brutal massacres that bring many war veterans back. Quy Nhon is a lovely convenient destination to break the journey back in time. Paradissa has interesting military tours for veterans to visit all these sites.

Quy Nhon Fish Market
Minh Hai Fishing Village
Hon Kho Island

Travel, Tours and Things to do in Binh Dinh
Tourism is developing fast in Binh Dinh nowadays. Given that it was a short while ago that there were only a few government-owned tourist companies; there are quite a few travel agencies and tour operators based in Binh Dinh nowadays.

Paradissa offers luxury beach vacations at Quy Nhon Binh Dinh and adventure tours exploring tourist attractions as well as former battlefields near Binh Dinh.

In Quy Nhon, you can take a day boat cruise on the sea or join a scuba diving tour visiting the lovely

Hotels in Binh Dinh
There are several hotels in Binh Dinh of different categories. In small towns there are only simple guesthouses and hotels with basic facilities. In Quy Nhon, there are luxury hotels and lovely luxurious beach resorts. There are more to come soon as tourism is booming in Binh Dinh now. Paradissa uses mostly boutique beach hotels and high-end luxury beach resorts in Quy Nhon.

How to travel to Binh Dinh & Getting there and away
Binh Dinh is connected to other provinces in Vietnam via Route 1A and the rail between the North, the Central Region and the South of Vietnam. Quy Nhon City is the provincial capital. Quy Nhon is 100km north of Tuy Hoa City, 250km north of Nha Trang, 180km south of Quang Ngai, and 300km south of Da Nang.

There are several daily trains between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City which stop at Quy Nhon Railway Station. Traveling by train to and from Binh Dinh is convenient nowadays.

Phu Cat Airport is 35km north of Quy Nhon City. There are daily flights between Binh Dinh – Hanoi and Binh Dinh – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).