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Full-day Can Gio – Monkey Island Excursion From Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

8 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people




Explore Vietnam’s UNESCO recognized mangrove forest reserve, in Ho Chi Minh City! Covering about 40 thousand hectares of planted and natural mangroves, this lush area is regarded as the “green lungs” of the city. Venture through its vastness on this tour, stopping off at a bird reserve, crocodile swamp and Monkey Island along the way.


  • Travel by boat to Vam Sat Eco-Tourist Zone to take a peek at its natural bird reserve
  • Check out some cute baby crocodiles and learn about their incubation at Crocodile Swamp
  • Stop off at the bat lagoon before climbing to Tang Bong Tower to take in the panoramic beauty of the biosphere reserve below
  • Look out for monkeys (there are thousands of them here!)
  • Visit the war-time hiding place of the north Vietnam military - Vam Sat Zone


Tour Itinerary

Depart for Dan Xay Bridge where we will take a boat or canoe to visit the natural bird reserve at Vam Sat Eco-Tourist Zone when the bird nesting is at its peak season (from May to October). Vam Sat Salt-Marsh Forest Ecological Tourist Zone is located within a section of forest between the Vam Sat and Long Tau Rivers that was destroyed during the Vietnam War, now is regrown and protected as a wilderness park. We will also visit the crocodile swamp. The tour will continue with a trip to the bat lagoon before beginning our venture up to Tang Bong Tower at a height of 26 meters to take in the panoramic beauty of the biosphere reserve below. After conquering the tower, we will have a delicious lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will depart for Forest Park (Monkey Island), where we will visit Can Gio Museum and Mangrove Forest Park Faun Conservation - filled with thousands of monkeys as well as saltwater crocodiles. After that, we will visit Mangrove Forest Ecosystem, which is useful in decreasing storm surge levels, reducing the height of waves and stabilizing sediments and Rung Sac Guerrilla Base, which represents a page of Vietnam history.

Age requirements

  • Adult: 11 - 99 years old
  • Child 6 - 10 years old: 50% off
  • Infant 0 - 5 years old: Free
  • Maximum 1 child/infant accompanied 1 adult, the 2nd child/infant will pay the adult price


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Ho Chi Minh City Center
  • Transportation with air-conditioning
  • Entrance fees
  • Canoe
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • English speaking guide (other languages available upon request with surcharge)
  • Travel insurance
  • This tour will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.


From Ho Chi Minh City

Tour's Location

Ho Chi Minh City



All cancelation from guest arise additional charges as follows:
For Half-day, Full-day tours:
- More than 24 hours before departure: No charges
- Less than 24 hours before departure or No show : 100% of the tour


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