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Itinerary
Depart your Ho Chi Minh hotel and enjoy a deluxe speedboat ride along the Mekong Delta’s forest-framed tributaries to Can Gio. Aim to bring binoculars with you.

As you cruise, savor onboard refreshments, stop to visit Can Giuoc market, and gaze at the passing rice fields, fruit orchards, and mangroves.
On arrival, delve into the reserve to discover and learn about its ecosystem and animal, bird, and plant life. Delve into rustic fishing hamlets, ride a rowboat across the Giant Bat Lagoon, and—after a short hike—enjoy a riverside lunch of classic Vietnamese cuisine.

Then, head for the salt-marsh forest reserve of Vam Sat Park. Here, watch for monkeys and birds, go crab fishing, and visit a crocodile reserve—perhaps feeding them using fishing rods—or opt for a guided mangrove walk.

After your return boat trip to Ho Chi Minh, your tour ends at your hotel.
Locations visited
Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve
Vam Sat Salt-Marsh Forest Ecological Tourist Center
Les Rives Authentic River Experience
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Overview
Mekong Delta’s Can Gio Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a haven for wildlife, but difficult to access independently from Ho Chi Minh. This small-group tour whisks you there by speedboat to explore its wildlife-rich mangroves and lagoons. Ride a rowboat, follow trails, and see monkeys, birds, crocodiles, and gibbons in one smooth, guided excursion. A light breakfast, lunch, and hotel transfers are included in this day out.
Highlights
  • Visit the Mekong Can Gio Biosphere Reserve by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh
  • Scenic return deluxe speedboat ride to avoid transport hassles
  • See monkeys, birds, and crocs; ride a rowboat, walk jungle trails, and more
  • Limit of 14 for small-group touring, with two meals and transfers included
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Great nature day with David as our great guide

We loved the tour. Saw lots of birds, crocodiles, bats, monkeys and mangroves in their beautiful natural environment. Great service, good boat and really good explanations by the guide, make sure you get David as your guide on the tour!

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Wonderful experience!

Everything on this excursion was as advertised and it was a great educational and immersive experience. It was incredibly interesting to learn about the culture, agriculture, plants, and wildlife of the Mekong Delta. Our tour guide, Kha, was fantastic. I can’t imagine have someone more...More

Thank Sean N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Interesting, informative and refreshing tour outside Ho Chi Min.

What a great tour - worth every dime! One of the best tours I've even went on. All handled professionally! Our guide - Hung - made this tour not only about the forest and the Mekong, but about life in Vietnam, about the society and...More

1  Thank ZhenjaE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Can gio biosphere tour is highly recommended.

Our guide Hung was respectful, knowledgeable and funny. The speedboat was in excellent condition and we were able to see the different districts as we left the city. We stopped at a local market and sampled some deepfried sago and fruits. Genuine experience and the...More

Thank mariepeace1612
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Well worth doing

We were picked up from our hotel, went on a speed boat up the river, were giving fruit, croissants and cold drinks for breakfast. Watching the sides of the river change from huge high rise building to the slums was very interesting. We then stopped...More

Thank Tistru
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My husband and I went on this tour last December and met one solo traveler from the tour. It is possible you may have to book directly with the tour operator or through your hotel. Below is the tour operator's contact... More
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