With breathtaking mountain scenery, poetic lake, and green meadows, An Hoa sheep field is a fascinating destination to visit in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam.
Visiting the field was one of our favorite experiences on the trip to Phan Rang, Ninh Thuan. In this article, we’d love to share our experience and tips.
The article includes the following sections:
Location of the field
Best time to visit
Things not to miss
How to get there
Where is An Hoa sheep field
An Hoa sheep field is located in An Hoa village, Xuan Hai commune, Ninh Hai district, Ninh Thuan province. The area is located about 16 km from the center of Phan Rang city in the Northwest direction.
An Hoa area is one of the largest places for breeding and free-grazing in Ninh Thuan province.
It has many herds, from a few hundred to even thousands of sheep on a large steppe meadow. Along with that is the peaceful landscape, charming countryside with a nomadic character.
In addition to sheep, we also saw other animals such as cows, goats, and chickens in the area.
Best time to visit An Hoa sheep field
Ninh Thuan has a tropical climate, with the rainy season starts from September to November and the dry season from December to August next year.
Therefore, the best time to visit the sheep field would be during the dry season, and April to August is the most ideal. The weather is sunny, and the area is lush green so that you can enjoy the best of your time here.
During the day, early morning (from 6 am to 8 am) or afternoon (from 4 pm to 5 pm) is the best time to visit the field.
In the afternoon, when the sun gradually fades behind the distant mountains, the sheep are back to the stilt houses.
Things to do at An Hoa Sheep field
Feed the sheep
We visited one of the farms in the field and had an interesting time there.
We purchased a bucket of morning glory and fed the sheep there. They were very excited when we arrived and were friendly around us.