Vam Sat located in Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, 40km to southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. The reserve provides opportunities to advance environmental protection across a continuum of habitats. The mangrove forest hosts the highest diversity of mangrove plant species, mangrove-dwelling invertebrates and mangrove-associated fish and shellfish species in the sub-region, and is regarded as the ‘green lungs’ of the city.
8:00 am: Pick up at the lobby of your hotel, 1h30’ drive to the reserve area.
9:30 am: Boarding on the speed boat start our journey to the heart of the mangrove forest.
10:00 am: Arrive Bat Swam, transfer by sampan to explore the home of Greater Yellow Bat or Vesper Bat, these bat’s wings can spread up to more than one meter.
11:30 am: Arrive in Vam Sat Eco Park, where you will visit a crocodile reserve (and feed them if you wish) and see monkey in their natural habitat.
12:00 pm:Enjoy a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch.
13:00 pm: You can also enjoy another mangrove jungle walk and bird-watching for exotic local and migratory species.
2:00 pm: Depart Vam Sat’s mangrove jungles for Saigon.
4:00 – 4:30 pm: Arrive back to Saigon and farewell at your hotel.
End of tour.
- A/C car/van
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
- Canoe, boat, electric shuttle bus
- Crocodile fishing, crab fishing