Can Gio

Notable for its extensive mangrove forest, Can Gio is a low, palm-fringed island sitting at the mouth of the Saigon River, some 25km southeast of HCMC. It was formed from silt washing downstream from the river, so don’t expect any white-sand beaches.

Can Gio – Option 1 (Full day)

Can Gio – Option 2 (Full day)

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CAN GIO – OPTION 1 (Full day)
CAN GIO – OPTION 2 (Full day)

Located just 50km south from HCM city, with 80.000 hectares of mangroves & water coconut & hundred flora, fauna species, Can gio is a good destination for a one day trip to leave behind the bustling city & relax where the mangrove forest, beach & monkeys await you.

08:00 You will be picked up at your hotel. Depart  for Can Gio. Arrive in Can Gio after 1.5 hours driving.
Visit Can Gio museum. The exhibits show the biodiversity of the mangrove forest and introduce the heroes who fought for independence and their battles that they bravely served in.
Visit  the mangrove forest park with fauna conservation: saltwater crocodiles, wild cats, otters, pythons, deer, and more than 1000 wild monkeys, which love to play with/tease people. On Saturday and Sunday we can see the performance of the monkeys.

Then we’ll take the motorized boat for visiting the mangrove Sac forest, the formal revolutionary base of the guerillas in VN war. Have a late lunch at the restaurant. Come back to Sai Gon at around 16.00.

Located just 50km south from HCM city, with 80.000 hectares of mangroves & water coconut & hundred flora, fauna species, Can gio is a good destination for a one day trip to leave behind the bustling city & relax where the mangrove forest, beach & monkeys await you.

For those who are interested in extending the trip on a boat trip to visit Vam Sat Salt-Marsh Forest Ecological Tourist Zone, you can chose the Option 2 for a much enjoyment of the very fresh air, feeling at ease with the river-breeze and being fully satisfied to glimpse the natural landscape.

07:30 You will be picked up at your hotel . Depart  for Can Gio. Arrive in Can Gio after 1.5 hours driving.
Visit  Can Gio museum. The exhibits show the biodiversity of the mangrove forest and introduce the heroes who fought for independence and their battles that they bravely served in.
Visit  the mangrove forest park with fauna conservation: saltwater crocodiles, wild cats, otters, pythons, deer, and more than 1000 wild monkeys, which love to play with/tease people. On Saturday and Sunday we can see the performance of the monkeys. Then we’ll take the motorized boat for visiting the mangrove Sac forest, the formal revolutionary base of the guerillas in VN war. Have a late lunch at the restaurant.

Take a boat or canoe to visit the Vam Sat Salt-Marsh forest, an ecological tourist zone which contains most beautiful forests of Can Gio which is one of the world’s Salt-Marsh biosphere preserves. Historically, this land had been damaged by toxic chemicals that turned the zone into an uninhabited land. Thanks to the hard work of people, the forest has gradually recovered, and its beauty and magnificence features have been restored. Winning over the TangvBong tower with 25m height to have an over-view of all the landscapes of Can Gio mangrove forest. A crocodile-fishing cruise is also an breath-taking activity. Come back to Sai Gon at around 16:00.


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