When talking about the famous travel places in the Mekong Delta tours in Vietnam, we cannot ignore Ca Mau. In this article, we will introduce the top things to do in Ca Mau, the beloved readers can use this as extra information to find, and select many other activities to add more interesting and attractive to your trip.
1. Shopping on Ca Mau Floating Market
Travelling to Mekong Delta without attending floating is a missing an interesting part. As the same to step on Ca Mau, the tourists should pay a visit and shopping on floating market together with go around the famous places for sightseeing. The Ca Mau floating market is located on the end of Ganh Hao river which is in center of Ca Mau. The floating market is as bustle as other floating markets in the Western area.
There are hundreds of big and small boats with full of goods which used for bargain and make exchange deals in floating market. No one knows history of this floating’s establishment, everyone only know that the dealing way on the river is a cultural identity of the Mekong Delta specialized by many rivers.
A bustle atmosphere of Ca Mau floating market
Like other floating markets, such as Phong Dien, Cai Rang, Can Tho or Cai Be – Tien Giang province, Ca Mau floating market are used to exchange a variety of products including food-stuff and necessary tools, however, it mainly makes deals of fresh agricultural products, Mekong Delta orchards’ fruit with merchandisers. After all, beauty and typical features of Mekong Delta rivers still attracts the tourist to set foot on Ca Mau floating market even if just visit during a short period of time.
Tourist can shopping in this market to have very cheap deals and enjoy the friendliness of people here.
2. Watch sunset or horizon in the lighthouse in Hon Khoai.
Hon Khoai is a part of Ngoc Hien District, Ca Mau province, distance from the landing about 14.6 kilometers. Situated at the Southwest of Nam Can town. This is one of the most charming island in Ca Mau. Hon Khoai is the biggest island surrounding by 5 pretty islands. It take 3 hours to pass the sea by 90CV ship from Rach Goc (the first point of Ngoc Hien districts facing Bien Dong), the tourist can freely contemplate the beauty of Hon Khoai sight.
The romantic sunset from the lighthouse in Hon Khoai
The tourist will be impressed by natural and glamorous beauty with the rolling rocks like goose’s egg, the carpet of primitive forest and a range of precious wood and animals here. There are over 100 types of plants and hundreds of animal’s types still existing on Hon Khoai island.
On the highest peak of Hon Khoai, there is a lighthouse built by the French in the late of nineteenth century. The lighthouse and Hon Khoai are rewarded as a historic monument by the Government. On the view of the lighthouse, the tourists can see the beauty of surrounded islands through telescope of coast guarders. Also, the tourists can observe Ca Mau and take pride yourselves into setting a foot on the last divine point of our country.
3. Explore the mangrove forest in area Lam Ngu Truong 184 – Nam Can mangrove forest.
The speciality in topography and geology is that a part is overlapped by sea-water and a part is affected by river-water. Therefore, only mangrove and indigo plant can live on it (these trees has a strong ability in area covered by water).
There is Nam Can mangrove forest at Ca Mau. Multi-biology area Lam Ngu Truong 184 is a center of mangrove forest in Cha La, Tam Giang commune, Nam Can district, it is about 1 hour from Ca Mau floating market by high-speed train.
The beauty of Nam Can mangrove forest
Lam Ngu Truong has an area of 6.300 ha, has a potential place of eco-tourism products. It is not only this place but also mangrove Nam Can forest has a various system of plants and animals with mangrove forest eco-system’s typical features. Multi-biology Preservation area comprises 252 ha of Lam Ngu Truong area that has over 44 kinds of plants in which there are some precious one such as, white ambarella.
Well, making a stop by this interesting destination in your Vietnam tours will properly be unforgettable with these recommended activities and the wonderful cuisine of Ca Mau. So what are you still waiting for but not booking a tour with this travel agency immediately to enjoy a joyful trip to Vietnam!