Where is Can Gio and Distance? Can Gio is about 90 (56 miles) km away to the southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. It takes 1.5 hours from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Gio. What can you see in Can Gio? Can Gio Mangrove Forest is a biosphere reserve area in the south of Vietnam This reserve was listed by UNESCO in 2001. The site is an important wildlife sanctuary and wetland bio system dominated by mangrove and other rare species. The major habitat types found at Can Gio are plantation mangroves, of which there are about 20,000 ha, and naturally regenerating mangrove, of which there are about 7,000 ha. Moreover, a total of 18 mollusc, 27 crustacean, 45 fish and 3 amphibian species have been recorded at the site. Saltwater crocodiles used to live in the wild here and now are living in a protected area. In addition, Dugong has been reported to occur seasonally in sea grass beds at the site, although these reports have not been confirmed. The intertidal mudflats and sandbanks at the biosphere reserve are an important habitat for migratory shorebirds. The Ho Chi Minh City tours to visit Can Gio Mangroves takes 1.5 hours driving from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Gio, then 30 minutes to take a Canoe to the mangrove forest center where we will move around in the forest center by electric car to visit the crocodile farm. Then we take a rowing boat trip under the mangroves forest to see the bats, birds and monkeys, the tour will come back to Ho Chi Minh City at 3.00 PM.
Best tours of Ho Chi Minh City to Can Gio to be recommened
Join with us on this private tour to visit Can Gio Mangroves Forest. Ho Chi Minh City Tours to Can Gio departs from Ho Chi Minh City at 8.00 AM. After 1.5 hour driving to Can Gio, then visitors will take 30 minutes by Canoe the to forest center where visitors will travel by electric car to visit the crocodile farms, then take a rowing boat...