Ta Cu mountain tourist area is now a place that attracts a lot of tourists coming here to explore, participate in entertainment games, and pilgrimage to Buddha. If you have the opportunity to come to the dear city of Phan Thiet, try once to visit the Ta Cu mountain tourist area – a place that is not new but very attractive to millions of domestic and foreign tourists.
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Welcome gate of Ta Cu mountain tourist area (photo ST)
The way to Ta Cu Mountain tourist area
Ta Cu Mountain is located on the edge of National Highway 1A, in Thuan Nam town, Ham Thuan Nam district, Binh Thuan province, 28km south of Phan Thiet city. From Ho Chi Minh City along National Highway 1A, cross a road about 170km and stop at kilometer 28 from Phan Thiet, there is a road turning towards the sea for more than 2km to the foot of Ta Cu mountain.
Cable car house (photo ST)
From the foot of Ta Cu mountain, there are 2 ways to go up the mountain. Visitors can climb up the mountain, follow more than 1000 winding stone steps, thread through the vast forest of leaves, it takes about 1 day to reach the top of the mountain. This route is suitable for those who are adventurous, have good health and want to sleep in the mountains.
Cable car to Ta Cu mountain (photo ST)
Or visitors can take the cable car to save you time, it only takes about 15 minutes to reach the top of the mountain. Sitting in the cable car cabin, you can enjoy and admire the ancient green tree tops, the blooming red dandelion trees, see the panorama of nearly half of the mountain, below is the town of Thuan Nam in the arms of the child National Highway 1A with bustling traffic and ripe red dragon fruit gardens planted in straight rows.
Ta Cu mountain climbing (photo ST)
Ticket price for Ta Cu mountain eco-tourism area
– Cable car ticket price
- Round trip ticket: 100,000 VND/person/way.
- One-way ticket: 60,000 VND / person / one way.
- Round trip ticket: 60,000 VND/person/way.
- One-way ticket: 40,000 VND/person/way.
– Entertainment fishing ticket price: 10,000 VND/fishing rod
– Ticket for swan pedaling water: 10,000 VND / person / time
- Adults: 10,000 VND/person/time
- Children: 5,000 VND/person/time
Ta Cu tourist area attracts tourists (photo ST)
Explore Ta Cu mountain
Ta Cu mountain is 649m high above sea level, formerly a volcano belonging to the first epoch, so in the soil there is placer gold and sulfur, in the spring water, there are active ingredients of medicinal plant roots such as five houseplants, the god of radiation, the north lord… very good for curing a number of diseases.
Vast, fresh space in the mountains (photo ST)
Ta Cu Mountain is a national nature reserve forest with rich flora and fauna with more than a dozen rare species listed in the world’s red book such as rock lizard, toe-toed lizard, partridge, mountain kite, silver langur Truong Son, black-shanked douc… precious plants like Afzelia xylocarpa, Irvingia malayana…and over 150 kinds of medicinal plants.
Covering the scenery around Ta Cu mountain (photo ST)
Ta Cu Mountain is a mountain climbing destination with wild scenery, looming ancient pagoda roof hidden behind the forest. The climate in Ta Cu mountain is fresh and cool all year round. Coming here every spring, visitors enjoy watching the yellow apricot blossoms, the fragrant red apricot blossoms blooming in the forest, the rosewood, the incense, the mausoleum that covers the whole mountain and especially the clear stream flowing from The cool rock crevices on the mountain make the natural scenery even more interesting.
Welcome sign for Ta Cu mountain tourist area (photo ST)
The road to the mountain pagoda is more than 2500m long, through many high slopes with many impressive landmarks: Ban Ha rock, Ban Thuong rock, Bang Lang slope with purple flowers blooming in a corner of the forest, Yen Ngua slope with a large stone block flat like a reflector. Lying on the side of the stream… Going deeper into the mountain, visitors will admire a series of Buddha statues, the most impressive being the 49m long and 11m high reclining Buddha.
Fresh and cool air in the mountains (photo ST)
Going to the east of the top of the mountain, visitors will come to a deep mountain cave containing many mysteries with the legend of the founder of the pure land here called To Cave. To cave is structured by quite a few stone blocks, quite dark, the cave is narrow and low, each stone step leads down to the 1m high cave and leads down to about 100m deep, connecting to the mountain behind.
Buddha statues on the mountain (photo ST)
To conquer the cave, each group must have at least 2 people to take turns holding candles and flashlights. The darkness, the slippery rocks, the feeling of not knowing when stepping down the lower stone steps will touch an animal make many visitors give up.
The campus of Ta Cu tourist area (photo ST)
Visiting Ta Cu mountain pagoda complex
Ta Cu Mountain Pagoda consists of a complex of pagodas formed based on the mountain position, with architectural features of the Bac Tong sect, although it has been restored many times, it still retains its own ancient features with curved roofs, tiled roofs, and two dragon adoration. The moon has been covered with thick layers of moss that have survived with time. There are 3 statues of Buddha Amitabha, Avalokitesvara and Dai The Chi with the white lime color of the statues emerging from the green forest creating a supernatural majestic scene.
Buddha statue lying on Ta Cu mountain (Photo ST)
- Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda
Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda is located halfway up Ta Cu mountain at an altitude of 420m, in harmony with the natural picture of rocks, streams, quiet trees in front of the majestic reclining Buddha image. Standing under the shade of a thousand-year-old tree, looking to the east, you can see the whole island of Hon Ba in LaGi in the middle of the immense sea.
The wild and magnificent beauty of Ta Cu mountain (Photo ST)
The overall structure of Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda includes the architecture of Buddha statues, tomb towers, shrines, and seven treasure ponds built later. The most monumental and unique work is the 49m-long nirvana Shakyamuni Buddha statue 11m high with a reclining position, his back leaning on the cliff, his head on his arm. At the foot of the lying Buddha statue, along the sprawling rocky beach, full of medicinal herbs, bananas … there is a stone cave, the entrance is very narrow, only enough
Covering Ta Cu mountain pagoda (Photo ST)
- To Pagoda
To Pagoda was built from about 1870 to 1880, divided into 3 compartments: the middle is the main hall to worship Buddha, the left side is the pagoda house, the right side is the place to worship Huu Duc. There are over a hundred mossy three-step stone steps uphill from the gate to the To Pagoda, highlighting the sacred position, the roof of the pagoda is dotted with the blue sky, typical of Buddhist architectural art in the architectural style bamboo under the Nguyen Dynasty.
The temple is located peacefully on Ta Cu mountain (photo ST)
- Long Doan Pagoda
Long Doan pagoda is located on the eastern slopes of To Pagoda, built with modern-style architecture, pyramid-shaped roofs, and serene harmony of yin and yang roof. The main hall is surrounded by walls built of split stone in the middle of a large land with many perennial fruit trees creating a natural ecological green color in harmony with the scenery of the mountains and forests. In the temple grounds, there are tomb towers of the ancestors and the ancestors
Long Doan Pagoda on Ta Cu mountain (photo ST)
What’s good about Ta Cu Mountain?
- Recreational Fishing
You will have moments of comfort and relaxation when you let go of the rod by the clear blue water, open space, and what is more interesting than enjoying the dishes made from the fish themselves. I can fish.
The road to Ta Cu mountain (photo ST)
- Swans kicking water
With green space, calm water, next to the cool and luxurious restaurant, there is a new and unique service that is the Swan Pedal service suitable for everyone.
Pedaling ducks in the tourist area (photo ST)
This is a very special service of Ta Cu mountain resort, with paved roads, green grass on both sides of the road, and winding bends. Traveling by car, you can see the whole view of Ta Cu.
Take a tram around the tourist area (photo ST)
Coming to Ta Cu mountain resort in Binh Thuan , whether you go by road climbing each step to the top of the mountain or take the cable car across each mountain section, you will also experience the feeling of standing on the top of the mountain, releasing your soul. follow the blue-white clouds floating in the air, breathing in the fresh air in the cool weather. Together with the scenery of heaven and earth, the mountains and the water, taking in the sight of the charming painting and water, and visiting the pagoda to pray for peace, participating in interesting games here, you will see how much daily fatigue gradually disappears. Wish you have a fun and enjoyable climbing trip.