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Big national parks of Viet Nam in Mekong Delta – Amazing things in Viet Nam that you cant miss out when visiting Viet Nam

Big national parks of Viet Nam in Mekong Delta – Amazing things in Viet Nam that you cant miss out when visiting Viet Nam

What do you looking for when traveling to Mekong Delta or when visiting Viet Nam? Nice people, Good Food or Nature? Whatever it is, Mekong Delta has her charms that can allure people to keep falling for her. To find them, the only way is to packing your things and going on the trip. In this blog, I will reveal one of her beautiful aspects that you might miss if you do not know her enough, which is national parks. They running through the Mekong like guardians to protect and nurture her people for over hundred years. For those who love to be immersed in the wild, this list is for you.

Tram Chim National Park- Dong Thap Province

Tram chim national park- visiting Viet Nam
Tram chim national park- visiting Viet Nam

Being ranked 4th in the top national park of Vietnam, Tram Chim park covers an area of  7.313 ha of Dong Thap province, and it is a symbol of mangrove forests in the Mekong Delta. It is home to 130 floral and 198 kinds of birds which includes some rare endangered birds especially the Sarus crane that is addressed in the world Red list. Every year, people coming to visit the park to encounter these amazing birds in the flooding season.

Address: khóm 4, thị trấn Tràm Chim – Tam Nông, Đồng Tháp. Map here

Time: 8 AM – 5 PM

Best season: Flooding season (mid-September to November) or Spring (March-April)

Ticket price:  

Entrance ticket

Electric Van

 

Motorboat Towing sampan Kayak
20.000 VND 30.000 VND 500.000 VND (12km)
800.000 (21km)
50.000 VND

Activities: bird watching, visiting bird habitat, lotus watching, etc.

Phu Quoc National Park- Phu Quoc island

Phu-Quoc national park- visiting Viet Nam
Phu-Quoc national park- visiting Viet Nam

A hidden jam laid on the well-known and developed island for tourism, Phu Quoc National park encompasses different landscapes from untouched tropical forest, scenic mountains to beautiful shorelines. Vivid coral reef with diverse marine life is the highlight for anyone who loves the ocean.

Address: Bãi Thơm, đảo Phú Quốc. Map here

No entrance ticket. Free access

Best season: February – June or August- October (for water activities)

Activities: trekking, wild watching, kayaking, riding through the forest, swimming in waterfalls, etc.

U Minh Thuong National Park- Kien Giang province

u-minh-thuong national park- visitting viet nam
u-minh-thuong national park- visitting viet nam

Sitting on the southern side of Kien Giang province, U Minh Thượng has a vast number of old-growth forests than running through that home more than 243 species including rare animals such as fishing cat, pangolin, hairy-nosed otter, etc. However, the chance to see them is nearly zero due to illegal trading and deforestations. Despite it, it still worth visiting for anyone who loves the greenery and quiet atmosphere.

Today, U Minh Thuong National Park is being invested to serve as the research center to conserve rare and precious biological genes.

Address: Ngã tư Cộng Sự, huyện U Minh Thượng, Kiên Giang. Map here

Time:  7:00 AM (5:00 for fishing) – 4:30 PM

Best season: November-April (rain season)

Ticket price:  

Entrance ticket 10.000 VND
Wild animal rescue center 150.000 VND (< 5 people)
300.000 VND (> 5 people)
Fishing  300.000 VND
Bat habitat ticket 800.000 VND
Bird habitat ticket 800.000 VND
Motorboat 500.000 VND

Activities: bird watching, fishing, bat watch, etc.

U Minh Ha National Park- Ca Mau province

U-Minh ha national park – visitting viet nam
U-Minh ha national park – visitting viet nam

Located 40km away from the city center, U Minh Ha is one of the parts of Ca Mau biosphere reserves. It just sits on the other side of U Minh Thuong, which is separated by a river!. To Vietnamese, U Minh Ha is a land of wild nature via works of Doan Gioi or Son Nam, famous writers about Mekong Delta land and people. Until now, the park may reveal a bit of its mystery to people but still keep its secret in the impenetrable forests. 

Address: ấp Vồ Dơi, Trần Văn Thời, Cà Mau. Map here

Time: 5 AM – 5 PM

Best season: December – April (Dry season)

Ticket price:  

Entrance ticket Motorboat
10.000 VND 270.000 VND

Activities: bird watching, visiting Cajuput forests, family picnic.

Mui Ca Mau National Park- Ca Mau province

ca mau national park- visitting viet nam
ca mau national park- visitting viet nam

Ca Mau National Park nestles quietly in the very end of Vietnam. It lies on the shorelines, which is critical to protect the mainland from erosion and natural disasters. The diverse ecosystem consisting of mangroves animals and plants has attracted local and international scientific researchers. 

Address: xã Đất Mũi, Ngọc Hiển, Cà Mau. Map here

Time: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM every day

Best season: December – April (Dry season)

Ticket price:  

Entrance ticket Motorboat Speed boat
10.000 VND 800.000 VND 1.200.000 VND

Activities: visit mangrove forests.

We hope that the national park list, you can have more options when designing your trip to this lovely land to learn and understand this sweet land.