Diversifying tourism services in Ban Gioc Waterfall (Cao Bang Province)
Update: Dec 25, 2014
(TITC) - On the 15th December 2014, Saigon Tourist Holding Company (Saigontourist) and Sai Gon - Ban Gioc Limited Company was held the inauguration ceremony of Sai Gon – Ban Gioc Resort (Phase 1) in Dam Thuy Commune, Trung Khanh District, Cao Bang Province. This is one of projects of the cooperation program between Ho Chi Minh City and Cao Bang Province.

Sai Gon – Ban Gioc Resort is located in the area where owns the advantages of natural scenery, local culture and also has special historical significance. This is  a 4-star resort with the area of 31,15ha, including the hotel area with 60 rooms and the villa area with 29 rooms.

In Phase 1, the resort puts into operation of main items such as some rooms, reception area, conference hall with a capacity of over 200 guests, restaurant serving Western, Asian cuisines and local specialities. In the next phase, room system, sports centre, entertainment area, spa, camping and outdoor activity area will be completed.

The employees in the resort are mostly local people trained in Saigontourist Tourism - Hotel School and have working experience in the 4-5 star hotels under Saigontourist in Ho Chi Minh City.

Visiting to Sai Gon – Ban Gioc Resort, visitors will have the opportunity to discover sparkling beauty of Ban Gioc Waterfall, Nguom Ngao Cave and admire charming natural scenery of the border region. Besides, Sai Gon – Ban Gioc also connects tours for visitors to explore other unique destinations in Cao Bang such as Pac Bo Relic Site, Lenin Stream, Thang Hen Lake ...; enjoy then singing and specific dances of the ethnic people.

On the same day, in Dam Thuy Commune, the inauguration ceremony of Phat tich Truc Lam Ban Gioc Pagoda also took place. Situated in Phia Nham Mountain, about 500m from Ban Gioc Waterfall, the pagoda is built according to Vietnamese architecture in the area of 3ha and consists of works such as three-door gate, bell tower, Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva’s Statue and temple of Hero Nung Tri Cao. The pagoda aims to serve the religious beliefs of the people and plays an important role in the development of Ban Gioc Waterfall into a key national tourist area according to National Master Plan on Viet Nam Tourism to 2020, vision 2030.

The presence of Sai Gon – Ban Gioc Resort and Phat tich Truc Lam Ban Gioc Pagoda contributes to boosting tourism and economy - society development of Cao Bang Province.

Thu Giang