Explore a unique and rare ecosystem at U Minh Thuong National Park

U Minh Thuong National Park is a famous tourist destination of Kien Giang, which will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wild nature, explore the rare forest ecosystem in the world. 

Talking about Kien Giang tourism , people often think of Ngoc Phu Quoc Island with poetic and lyrical beaches, luxurious resorts and modern entertainment areas. However, Kien Giang area still has many interesting and attractive destinations for us to explore. One of them cannot fail to mention U Minh Thuong National Park .

Introduce about U Minh Thuong National Park

You are wondering where U Minh Thuong forest is, right? This is a large and very famous nature reserve stretching in An Bien, An Minh, Vinh Thuan districts of Kien Giang province, about 60 km south of Rach Gia city center. U Minh Thuong is a half of U Minh forest. The rest is U Minh Ha , in Ca Mau province. Both are separated by the river Tremm.Explore Kien Giang's U Minh Thuong National ParkU Minh Thuong is a famous national park located in Kien Giang

U Minh Thuong forest has a total area of ​​more than 21 thousand hectares, of which the core area has a total area of ​​8 thousand hectares and is strictly protected. This place not only attracts tourists by the wild and beautiful scenery, but also by an extremely diverse flora and fauna ecosystem that is considered rare in the world.Explore Kien Giang's U Minh Thuong National ParkU Minh Thuong has a total area of ​​up to 21 thousand hectares, with a rich flora and fauna

U Minh Thuong is currently the habitat of more than 200 species of flora and fauna, many of which are extremely rare such as: otters, fish cats, gray-footed pelicans, old Javanese, … Previously, U Minh Thuong National Park, Kien Giang, was also an important revolutionary base of our nation in both the resistance wars against the French and the US.Explore Kien Giang's U Minh Thuong National ParkComing to U Minh Thuong you will surely have a great experience. Photo: Bui Truc Phuong

At what time of year should you explore U Minh Thuong forest?

U Minh Thuong is located in the sub-equatorial tropical climate region, bearing bold climatic features of the Southern region of our country. The weather here is divided into two distinct seasons of the year, the rainy season and the dry season. According to the tourism experience of U Minh Thuong National Park , the ideal time to explore this place is from August to November every year. This is the floating water season of the West, making traveling by boat in the national park easier and also a great time for you to enjoy the specialties of the floating season.Explore Kien Giang's U Minh Thuong National ParkAugust to November every year is an ideal time to explore U Minh Thuong

How to move to U Minh Thuong

To move to U Minh Thuong National Park , you can choose one of the following options:

Go by bus

From Rach Gia city center, you can catch bus routes at Rach Soi bus station or Ca Mau bus station and get off at Cong Su intersection. From here, you continue to ride motorbike taxi to U Minh Thuong forest.

Go by private vehicle

The distance from the city center to U Minh Thuong is only about 60 kilometers. Therefore, you can completely move by yourself by means of private vehicles for the initiative. Starting from Rach Gia city, you follow Highway 63 to reach Cong Su intersection. Here, you turn right onto Ho Hoa Mai Street and go straight for 8 km to arrive.Explore Kien Giang's U Minh Thuong National ParkU Minh Thuong forest is located about 60 km from Rach Gia city

Ticket price to visit U Minh Thuong

  • Boat tour tickets: 20,000 VND / 1 person / 1 trip.
  • Fishing tickets: 40,000 VND / person / 1 day

What’s so interesting about U Minh Thuong National Park?


Explore the wild nature of U Minh Thuong

To be able to fully explore the beauty and interesting things, you should come here early in the morning, eat something to recharge. After purchasing the ticket, you will be able to sit on a small boat and roam on small rivers to deep inside the forest. Presenting in front of your eyes at this time is a picture of nature extremely vivid and extremely beautiful.Take a boat to explore U Minh Thuong National ParkTake a boat to explore U Minh Thuong National Park

The small boat will take you through the most famous places at U Minh Thuong. The first is Trang Doi, where tens of thousands of bats live on an area of ​​up to 15 hectares. Next is Trang Chim, the bird territory with the number of tens of thousands of birds, with all varieties and different colors.The rare otters at U Minh Thuong National Park in Kien GiangU Minh Thuong has many rare and precious animals

You will definitely feel extremely excited to be immersed in the natural space here, listening to the flapping of the wings of birds soaring into the sky, or the hum of bees working hard. honey. It all seems to blend together to create the symphony of nature, which is lively but no less poetic and lyrical.

Fishing at Hoa Mai Lake

Going to explore U Minh Thuong National Park and ignoring the fishing experience at Hoa Mai Lake is very regrettable. This is an extremely interesting activity, helping you to relax, relieve stress and forget all the stress and fatigue of life. There are a lot of fish here, some weighing from 3 to 4 kg. If you can catch any fish, you can prepare and enjoy it right in the national park, the feeling is great, right.fishing at U Minh Thuong National ParkFishing experience at U Minh Thuong

Enjoy the Western specialties of the river

In the midst of a beautiful natural space, fresh and cool air, and sitting to enjoy Western dishes such as grilled snakehead fish, anchovies, anchovies, hot pot sauce, … a great experience. And it is even more interesting if you sip with a glass of famous wine, famous of the South West.Grilled snakehead fish in U Minh Thuong National ParkThere are many delicious specialties waiting for you to enjoy

Above are extremely useful experiences exploring U Minh Thuong National Park that we want to share. Hope that will help you have a pleasant trip, with the most wonderful and memorable experiences.