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Highlights: • Visit one of four Ramsar sites in Vietnam - Tram Chim national park which is noted for its rare red-headed cranes (Grus antigone) a species listed in the IUCN Red List, though more than 220 species of bird live within the reserve; • Experience a collective eco-system of geomorphology, hydrography and underwater creatures in Ramsar wetland aboard a solar powered boat; • Join us for various activities such as visiting local traditional handicraft workshops and learn to make water hyacinth product (optional) and more, fishing and rowing on a lotus field; • Enjoy local products made out of lotus such as milk, lotus seeds soup (chè sen); • Get yourself active by using eco-friendly vehicles including bicycles and hand-rowing boats inside Tram Chim national park during the trip Departure: HCMC center hotel Return point: HCMC center hotel Schedule details: full dayItinery08:00 You will picked up at your hotel in center of Ho Chi Minh City and taken to Tram Chim national park, Tam Nông Đồng Tháp province, stopover en route to have some traditional coffee11:30 Arrive Tram Chim national park Information center, learn about general info of the reserve.12:00 Enjoy Vietnamese lunch with local food13:30 In the afternoon, you will embark on a solar powered boat to visit Tram Chim national park – one of four Ramsars in Vietnam (an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands) where you will be introduced range of animals, birds and plants in the Southern Vietnam and few birds amongst 200 types of birds housing here which make up ¼ the bird population in Vietnam. Some of these birds have been put in the Red Book for a long time. The most typical and well-known one is the red-headed crane, one of the last 15 crane pieces in the world. Normally, a crane has a height of more than 1.7 m, gray feathers, long neck, red head and wide wings. After that you continue on a self-rowing boat where you can experience the eco-system and then walking through the trails inside the reserve16:00 Join in a local traditional handicraft workshop and learn to make water hyacinth product (optional)16:30 - 17:30 Visit a local family to row and fish on a lotus field, engage in conversation with them and enjoy local products made out of lotus such as milk, lotus seeds soup (chè sen)17:30 Depart to Ho Chi Minh City20:30 Arrive at HCMC

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Bird watching at Kerkini Lake from Thessaloniki

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kerkini Lake, Kerkini, Serres Region, Central Macedonia Lake Kerkini in Northern Greece, one of the most important wetlands in Europe, is considered to be one of the top European bird watching destinations. Lake Kerkini is now one of the premier birding sites in Greece as it is situated along the migratory flyway for birds to their way to Aegean Sea, Balkan region and the Black sea.About 300 bird species have been observed: some of them nestle, some winter while others stop over for rest or food. Among them, the Pelican and the Pygmy Cormorant are threatened by extinction. The area is also one of the most important cormorants’ and herons’ colonies of the Northern Balkan Peninsula. This amazingly wonderful wetland is protected by the Ramsar international convention and presents numerous worth seeing things. Thousands of birds, both rare and protected, riverside forests, water-lilies in a large area, fish variety and fantastic panoramic view from the nearby mountains.ActivitiesOver the past few years, the lake become quite popular for ecotourism lovers, environmental scholars and field researchers. Regardless your specific interest or hobby one thing is for sure, you will be amazed by the wonderful scenery of Lake Kerkini. A series of activities such as boat tours, birdwatching, canoeing, horse riding, hiking and biking are offered locally, throughout the year. It is actually a quite amazing site to spend a full day with friends and family if you are fond of nature and wild life.Duration: 6 hours