7 destinations in one day when coming to Can Gio

HO CHI MINH CITY – Can Gio is a suitable destination for tourists if they have a free day because it is only about 50 km from the city center.

Photo: Quynh Tran
Can Gio, nearly 2 hours away from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, is one of three localities along with Cu Chi and District 7 that have announced that the epidemic is under control and are preparing a plan for economic recovery. This is also the locality that recorded the fewest infections among 22 districts in Ho Chi Minh City during the fourth outbreak. In order to contribute to economic recovery, the district plans to operate tours from September 30, and at the same time consider reopening outdoor entertainment activities, on-site dining on a small scale (under 20 people). ) depending on the level of disease control and recommendations of the health sector. Photo: Quynh Tran
Photo: Quynh Tran
Turmeric bat lagoon in Vam Sat eco-tourism area (Vam Sat eco-park) is located in Ly Nhon commune, Can Gio district, about 40 km from Binh Khanh ferry. The turmeric bat is a yellow-bellied bat with a wingspan of up to one meter, a rare species of bat in the world. They often hang on the tops of mangroves to sleep. This is an interesting attraction for tourists who love to explore the wildlife in Vam Sat. Photo: Vamsat
Tang Bong Tower is considered the central point of Vam Sat Eco-tourism Area, a 26 m high steel structure with the shape of a bow facing the sky.  The tower has 4 observation floors, visitors go to the top of the tower through 2 stairs of more than 130 steps.  From here, you can see the whole mangrove forest from above.  Photo: @blue.iroiro/Instagram
Tang Bong Tower is considered the central point of Vam Sat Eco-tourism Area, a 26-meter-high steel structure shaped like a bow facing the sky. The tower has 4 observation floors, visitors go to the top of the tower through 2 stairs of more than 130 steps. From here, you can see the whole mangrove forest from above. Photo: @blue.iroiro/Instagram
Photo: Quynh Tran
Park Forest Park Monkey Island in Sac Forest resort in Long Hoa Commune, Can Gio district is inhabited by more than 1,500 wild monkeys in the mangroves. The monkeys here are very bold and active, or according to tourists, especially the entrance to the ticket gate. The management board of the resort often reminds guests to take care of their personal belongings and carry-on items such as cameras, phones, hats, glasses, etc. However, the monkeys still show their cuteness through the way they are. groom each other, take care of baby monkeys. Photo: Quynh Tran

The Rung Sac Revolutionary Base Area is located in the historical relic of the Sac Can Gio Forest War Zone, formerly known as Can Gio Forestry, with an area of ​​more than 2,000 hectares. N oh here is recognized as historical relic national level, is widely known for the heroic past of the Special Forces of Rung Sac. The base was built and recreated the entire scene of the heroes’ lives and battles in the past. This is a highlight and attracts a lot of attention from tourists. Video: Yen Nhi

Hang Duong Seafood Market is an interesting destination for tourists
Hang Duong Seafood Market is an interesting destination for tourists to buy fresh seafood as gifts for their families. The market has many kinds of fresh seafood such as snails, fish, squid, sea crabs, crabs, octopus, mantis shrimp… Prices range from a few tens to hundreds of thousands. Photo: @yuga084/Instagram
In addition to selling fresh seafood, Hang Duong market also has a ready-made seafood stall for diners to choose to bring to the sea to enjoy the breeze and sip with friends.  The stalls are attractively displayed along the aisle in the market with all kinds of fried snails with coconut, grilled oysters with onion fat, crab claws with sour and spicy sauce, grilled squid with satay... Photo: @nikiellison/Instagram
In addition to selling fresh seafood, Hang Duong market also has a ready-made seafood stall for diners to choose to bring to the sea to enjoy the breeze and sip with friends. The stalls are attractively displayed along the aisle in the market with all kinds of fried snails with coconut, grilled oysters with onion fat, crab claws with sour and spicy sauce, grilled squid with satay… Photo: @nikiellison/Instagram
About 50 meters from Hang Duong market is April 30 beach, in the afternoon, visitors can go to the sea to cool off, take pictures with friends.
Ong Thuy General’s Tomb, located on Duyen Hai Street, Can Thanh Town, Can Gio District, is a place to welcome tourists from all over the world to visit, worship and pay tribute to Ca Ong who saved people in distress at sea. The mausoleum has its own room with a 12-meter-long Ca Ong skeleton restored by the Ho Chi Minh City Museum in 2001, preserved in a glass cabinet. On the full moon of the 8th lunar month every year, Can Gio district organizes the traditional festival “Nhung Ong” to honor Ca Ong and the gods, pray for favorable weather, national peace and safety for seafarers. Photo: Yen Nhi
In the afternoon is the time when visitors can go to the beach on April 30 to enjoy the wind and take pictures with friends.
The afternoon is the time when visitors can go to the beach on April 30 to enjoy the wind, cool off, or take pictures with friends. The sea here has a lot of alluvium so the water is not too clear, in return the sea has fine sand, beautiful space with casuarina rows running along the coast. Nearby there are also stone embankments that run straight to the sea about 100m, which is a typical check-in point for young people when visiting Can Gio. Photo: @pongpe1805/Instagram