Arriving at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, we will start by exploring the Vam Sat Ecopark by boat or canoe to see the nesting birds and a crocodile swamp, accompanied by an expert naturalist guide
Full Day Can Gio Tour from Ho Chi Minh City: Arriving at Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, we will start by exploring the Vam Sat Ecopark by boat or canoe to see the nesting birds and a crocodile swamp, accompanied by an expert naturalist guide. We will ascend to the summit of Tang Bong Tower to capture sweeping views of the surroundings and catch a glimpse of Rung Sac Guerilla Base. Then we will enjoy a delicious lunch before heading to Monkey Island, the Can Gio Museum, and the Mangrove Forest Park.
We will depart from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and enjoy the scenic drive to Dan Xay Bridge, where a motorized canoe awaits. We will climb aboard alongside your knowledgeable guide and absorb the tranquility of the natural enclave as you sail towards your first stop.
Head first, we will come to a natural bird reserve to catch rare glimpses of exotic birds nesting, and then summon your courage at a crocodile swamp as we listen to fearsome facts about the incredible reptiles. We will sneak a peek at a newborn crocodile and hear of complex incubation processes before venturing to a local bat lagoon.
Next, We will ascend to the summit of Tang Bong Tower and enjoy sweeping vistas of the scenery from a height of 85 feet (26 meters). After capturing fantastic photographs, we will return to the land and revitalize with a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant.
We will continue to Forest Park, aka Monkey Island, and disembark to peruse the intriguing exhibitions of Can Gio Museum; learn about the biodiversity of the mangrove forest and absorb the staggering number of species that reside there before heading to the Mangrove Forest Park Fauna Conservation. We will observe thousands of wild monkeys and scour the thickets for wild cats, pythons, and deer as we cruise around the naturally diverse area.
After reveling in the playful antics of the monkeys, we will glide through the mangrove forest by canoe to the Rung Sac Guerilla Base. We will Listen to captivating commentary about the Vietnam War guerillas who hid in the forest and hear of how the forest was devastated by a chemical warfare attack in 1998.
We will return to dry land and relax during the journey back to your Ho Chi Minh hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan.