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Of more interest is the forest. This Unesco Biosphere Reserve contains a high degree of biodiversity, with more than 200 species of fauna and 150 species of flora. If you’re looking for a relatively traffic-free route to explore by motorbike, it's a great day trip.


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$107 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Tour to Can Gio Vam Sat Mangrove Forest

Depart Ho Chi Minh City and head straight to our port in Can Gio - Vam Sat. Take a canoe trip along the immense river to go to the bat area. Here you’ll board a rowing boat to explore the natural landscape and its inhabitants such as the large fruit bats. A short trek will take you to the nearby bird reserve during the nesting season where a watchtower will allow you to observe thousands birds flying around. Have lunch at a local eco restaurant.After lunch, keep walking to the natural crocodile lake. While out of the lake, occasionally, you may see wild monkeys jumping out from the forest.Head back to Ho Chi Minh City.(*) From April to October, during non-breeding season, we will learn more about salt production process.

$39 Cultural & Theme Tours

CAN GIO FOREST 1 DAY

Can Gio stretches from the ocean to the edge of Ho Chi Minh City, covering some forty thousand hectares of diverse habitats including mangroves, palm-fringed islands, steamy jungle, wetlands, and salt marsh. The region boasts astonishing biodiversity and supports one of the most important ecosystems in Vietnam.Although development has been slow so we recommend it as a day trip from Ho Chi Minh City, rather than staying there. There’s a 10km coastline too, although the beaches will never rival that of Phu Quoc – it’s the vibrant jungle that attracts visitors, and nature and wildlife enthusiasts will love this beautiful corner of southern Vietnam.Can Gio is a wonderful escape from the bustle and pollution of Ho Chi Minh City, ideal for reconnecting with nature, relaxed exploration and wildlife-spotting.Morning:       8.15AM Gather at office and 8:30 AM depart to Can gio. At Dan Xay Bridge pier, halting and enjoying sugar cane juice. At Can Gio Island:_Visiting heaps of the long – tailed monkeys_Visiting the crocodile farm and other wild animals in mangrove forest_Speed jungle boat, the climax of tour, take you to the Vietnamses base in the war.Afternoon:_Having Vietnamese style lunch_Free time at swimming pool_Relax or walk aroungd for sightseeing.                          HIGHLIGHT:Home to Cần Giờ Mangrove Forest, a biosphere reserve listed by UNESCOĐảo khỉ (Monkey Island) with more than 1,000 monkeysRừng Sác – a former guerilla base (during Vietnam War)

$77 Private & Custom Tours

1 Day Can Gio Private Tour

8:00 am: Private Car and Tour Guide pick you up at your hotel. After 40-min driving, we reach Binh Khanh Ferry and depart to Can Gio within 20 minutes, by boat. Then, we spend 40 minutes driving to get to Can Gio mangrove forest and to admire the beauty of the green trees along the road, also. 10:00 am: Arrive to Can Gio mangrove forest in which you have precious time enjoying the fresh air and understanding the locals’ daily lives living along the river banks, and learning about the typical flora of mangrove forest and the other types of fauna at the local fishing hamlet. Furthermore, we go through the forest on canoeing to visit the Reserve Bats Lagoon, the crab pond and then the herd of deer which is friendly to man, and you can feed them. Also, you will get to the crocodile farm where you can learn the process of hatching crocodiles and stand on the cruise boat for angling carnivorous crocodile. After that, we come to the center of Vam Sat to observe the immensely panoramic view of Vam Sat mangrove forest from Tang Bong tower. Besides, you can challenge yourself with a suspension bridge. 1:00 pm: Completing the morning visit, we have lunch at Carrot Restaurant and relax before continuing the Private Can Gio 1 Day Tour in the afternoon. 2:30 pm: On arrival, we go to Monkey Island to see over 1,000 monkeys living there. You also can feed and take photos with monkeys while they surround and even climb on your shoulder. 3:30 pm: Coming back to Binh Khanh ferry and drive directly to Saigon, Private Can Gio 1 Day Touris ended at around 5 pm

$45 Private & Custom Tours

1 Day Can Gio Private Tour

8:00 am: Private Car and Tour Guide pick you up at your hotel. After 40-min driving, we reach Binh Khanh Ferry and depart to Can Gio within 20 minutes, by boat. Then, we spend 40 minutes driving to get to Can Gio mangrove forest and to admire the beauty of the green trees along the road, also. 10:00 am: Arrive to Can Gio mangrove forest in which you have precious time enjoying the fresh air and understanding the locals’ daily lives living along the river banks, and learning about the typical flora of mangrove forest and the other types of fauna at the local fishing hamlet. Furthermore, we go through the forest on canoeing to visit the Reserve Bats Lagoon, the crab pond and then the herd of deer which is friendly to man, and you can feed them. Also, you will get to the crocodile farm where you can learn the process of hatching crocodiles and stand on the cruise boat for angling carnivorous crocodile. After that, we come to the center of Vam Sat to observe the immensely panoramic view of Vam Sat mangrove forest from Tang Bong tower. Besides, you can challenge yourself with a suspension bridge. 1:00 pm: Completing the morning visit, we have lunch at Carrot Restaurant and relax before continuing the Private Can Gio 1 Day Tour in the afternoon. 2:30 pm: On arrival, we go to Monkey Island to see over 1,000 monkeys living there. You also can feed and take photos with monkeys while they surround and even climb on your shoulder. 3:30 pm: Coming back to Binh Khanh ferry and drive directly to Saigon, Private Can Gio 1 Day Touris ended at around 5 pm.

$91 Cultural & Theme Tours

Can Gio Mangrove Forest

8:00 am: Private Car and Tour Guide pick you up at your hotel. After 40-min driving, we reach Binh Khanh Ferry and depart to Can Gio within 20 minutes, by boat. Then, we spend 40 minutes driving to get to Can Gio mangrove forest and to admire the beauty of the green trees along the road, also.10:00 am: Arrive to Can Gio mangrove forest in which you have precious time enjoying the fresh air and understanding the locals’ daily lives living along the river banks, and learning about the typical flora of mangrove forest and the other types of fauna at the local fishing hamlet.Furthermore, we go through the forest on canoeing to visit the Reserve Bats Lagoon, the crab pond and then the herd of deer which is friendly to man, and you can feed them.Also, you will get to the crocodile farm where you can learn the process of hatching crocodiles and stand on the cruise boat for angling carnivorous crocodile.After that, we come to the center of Vam Sat to observe the immensely panoramic view of Vam Sat mangrove forest from Tang Bong tower. Besides, you can challenge yourself with a suspension bridge.1:00 pm: Completing the morning visit, we have lunch at Carrot Restaurant and relax before continuing the Private Can Gio 1 Day Tour in the afternoon.2:30 pm: On arrival, we go to Monkey Island to see over 1,000 monkeys living there. You also can feed and take photos with monkeys while they surround and even climb on your shoulder.3:30 pm: Coming back to Binh Khanh ferry and drive directly to Saigon, Private Can Gio 1 Day Touris ended at around 5 pm.Note: Please kindly let us know if you have any food allergies or special requests.

$83 Outdoor Activities

Sai Gon: Can Gio Biosphere Reserve and Monkey Island tour

At 08.30am, we depart for Can Gio, which is 60 km southeast far from the center of Ho Chi Minh City. Then, we see heaps of the long-tailed monkeys and have a funny moment in "Monkey United". Firstly, we pay a visit to a crocodile farm and see other wild animals in a mangrove forest and then take a speed jungle boat to enjoy the wide beauty of scenery in Can Gio National Park. In addition, the climax of the tour is visiting the Vietnam Base in the war. You can get knowledge and recall the life during the war in Vietnam. Try to experience the natural life and manage yourself in the forest. Lunch is served at Phuong Nam Restaurant, where you can enjoy many specialties of southern Vietnam when enjoying Southern folk music to feel the Vietnamese souls in it.In the afternoon: You are free to relax and enjoy at a swimming pool or join some activities. Next, you go to the Can Gio Market to buy some special products and practice your bargaining skills. At 17.30, we return to Ho Chi Minh City and your trip ends. We are very glad to satisfy you. Good bye and see you again!Note: "Surcharge 30% will be applied for: 01 Jan, 30 April, 1 May, 24 Dec, 31 Dec”

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