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Ho Chi Minh: Private Can Gio Mangrove Forest Day Tour

Product ID: 200113
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Experience the Can Gio mangrove forest, with an area of 75,740 hectares and over 150 botanical species. Whilst there you will learn of the locals' lives, explore lush forests and even visit an island inhabited by monkeys.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting times 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM
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Chinese, English, French, Japanese

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  • Explore a new land and challenge yourself
  • Learn about the typical flora of mangrove forest and the other types of fauna at the local fishing hamlet
  • Enjoying the fresh air and understand the locals’ daily lives living along the river banks
Full description
Your tour begins at 8:00 AM, at which point you will be collected in a private car from your hotel. After a 40-minute drive, you will reach the Binh Khanh Ferry from where you will depart to Can Gio by boat. Once there, you will drive towards the Can Gio mangrove forest where you can admire the beauty of the green trees along the road.

At 10:00 AM, you will have time to explore the mangrove forest, enjoying the fresh air and understanding the locals’ daily lives living along the river banks. You can also learn about the typical flora of mangrove forests and the other types of fauna at the local fishing hamlet. Furthermore, you will go through the forest on a canoe to visit the Reserve Bats Lagoon and the crab pond, before encountering and feeding a herd of deer which is friendly to man.

Whilst here, you will also experience a crocodile farm where you can learn the process of hatching crocodiles and witness them in their natural environment. After that, you will venture toward the center of Vam Sat to observe the immensely panoramic views of the Vam Sat mangrove forest from the Tang Bong tower. Whilst there, you can also challenge yourself by crossing a suspension bridge.

At 1:00 PM, you will have time for lunch at the Carrot Restaurant, before continuing with your tour in the afternoon. At 2:30 PM, you will go to Monkey Island to see over 1,000 monkeys that are living there. At 3:30 PM, you will return to the Binh Khanh ferry and drive directly to Saigon, where your tour ends at around 5:00 PM.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide (or any language requested)
  • Transfer and transportation
  • Round-trip ferry ticket
  • Food and beverages at the restaurant
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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From US$ 138.68 per person

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Product ID: 200113