Dong Thap is a province in the Mekong Delta, with an area of 3,378.8 km2, the East borders Tien Giang and Long An provinces, the West borders An Giang province, the South borders Vinh Long province and Can Tho city, the North borders. Pray Veng province (Cambodia) on the border length of more than 48km. Surrounded by Tien and Hau rivers and a network of canals bringing much alluvium to Dong Thap, the gardens are full of four-season fruit trees and vast rice fields, with straight storks.
With a history of more than 300 years of development, Dong Thap has many beautiful natural landscapes that still retain the pristine features and long-standing historical traditions, many cultural and revolutionary relics. Coming to Dong Thap, visitors will have the opportunity to approach the characteristics of the Mekong Delta as well as the sub-region of Dong Thap Muoi, admire the vast lotus fields, the peaceful green islet between Tien and Hau rivers, basing their hearts on the rhythms of folklore, learning about the vestiges of Funan kingdom and Oc Eo culture left on archaeological relics. In addition, visitors can also enjoy cuisine flavoring the time of reclaiming the river, experience the friendly and generous life of people in Dong Thap Muoi.
Dong Thap converges abundant natural resources to serve tourism development, especially eco-tourism. Visitors will have interesting moments when experiencing canoeing in the forests between the four sides of the water (Gao Giong Ecotourism Area, Tram Chim National Park), or immerse yourself in the kingdom of flowers , luxuriant ornamental (Sa Dec ornamental flower village). The idyllic, lively, colorful beauty of the tourist resorts and landscapes has contributed to make Dong Thap natural landscape with many unique features.
Tram Chim National Park
Tram Chim National Park is located between communes: Phu Duc, Phu Hiep, Phu Tho, Tan Cong Sinh, Phu Thanh A and Tram Chim town, Tam Nong district, 40km from Cao Lanh city. Tram Chim National Park has an area of 7,313ha with rich and diverse ecosystems and is considered as a miniature Dong Thap Muoi because it fully covers the ecosystem of wetlands, which is a meeting place for tourists. Back to nature.
Tram Chim National Park has 130 species of plants, especially lotus, gun, ghost rice, weed, energy, and mold ... and this is also the residence of hundreds of vertebrate species, dozens of species of fish and more than 198 species of water birds, accounting for about a quarter of all birds in Vietnam In particular, there are many rare birds in the world such as white wings, yellow te, pelicans, chickens Java and especially red-headed crane. Every year, from the end of December to the beginning of May of next year, the time of flying cranes back to Tram Chim reside. Coming here, visitors will have the opportunity to see the birds as the most cultural symbol in the minds of Vietnamese people since ancient times.
Gao Giong Eco-tourism Area
Gao Giong Ecotourism Area was formed and opened to welcome guests in 2003, located in Hamlet 6, Gao Giong Commune, Cao Lanh District, Dong Thap Province. This land is considered by tourists as a peaceful place to relax with nature, relax after the busy time of life. Coming to the tourist area, visitors will have the opportunity to experience services such as watching a documentary while drinking the typical northern grass water only in Gao Giong but nowhere else; to 18m high observatory to observe Melaleuca forest - lungs of Dong Thap Muoi; canoe to visit the 40ha bird sanctuary with nearly 100 species of living; culinary experience at the restaurant can accommodate about 400 guests with delicious dishes bold countryside countryside. In addition, the resort also has meaningful souvenirs from nature such as honey, dragon blood rice, fish sauce of all kinds, products from bamboo, hyacinth, lotus, ...
Dong Sen Thap Muoi
Thap Muoi lotus tourist resort is located in My Hoa commune, Thap Muoi district, 39 km from Cao Lanh city center. Coming here, tourists will fully enjoy the mellow, pure atmosphere from the aroma, color, taste of the vast lotus fields, immense. Visitors can experience a day of being a farmer when fighting against canoes to collect lotus and fish among the immense space of lotus. Thap Muoi lotus tourist area also has a poetic and charming landscape, which helps visitors to save beautiful moments with relatives, family and friends. Not only living in the fresh air, smelling the lotus fragrance, coming to the tourist area, visitors also enjoy the rich dishes from the lotus such as grilled snakehead fish with young lotus leaves, chicken salad with lotus root, sticky lotus, lotus tea, lotus milk, ...
Community tourism village of Tan Thuan Dong
Tan Thuan Dong community-tourism village was established and welcomed visitors in late December 2016 in Tan Thuan Dong islet commune, 4km from Cao Lanh city. Coming to Tan Thuan Dong Community Tourism Village is about coming back to poetic fresh nature. Coming here, visitors can cycle on the countryside with two cool fruit orchards on both sides. If you want to mingle with the water waves, visitors can choose to travel by the very typical means of water transport of the Southwestern region, such as a clove or dinghy to walk around the island. The rich alluvial land of Tan Thuan Dong has many kinds of specialty fruits of Dong Thap such as mango, longan, oranges, soursop ... Come to Tan Thuan Dong, tourists will enjoy many delicious dishes rich with regional flavors. West as pung pung bung chang chang chang, braised fish sauce, dried fish salad hearts tong ...
Sa Dec ornamental flower resort
Nestled on the banks of Tien River all year round with wind, fertile alluvium and sunlight, Sa Dec Flower Village is 4km from the center of the city, famous for an area of hundreds of rare flowers and ornamental plants. Coming to Sa Dec flower village at any time of the year, you will also be immersed in a world of blooming flowers, from dahlia, hydrangea, yellow daisies, roses, to mai thap bu Thuy, areca with wine bottles , ... Beautiful plants and flowers from all over the world such as Japanese conifer, French marigold also converge here, making the pictures of Sa Dec flowers even more alluring. In addition, this place is also the land of many rare ornamental plants, with a life expectancy of hundreds of years. By their talents, the artisans here have transformed the familiar trees, everyday life such as star fruit, areca, si, mai, ... into pots with many shapes that make many visitors be surprised. , Wow.
Lai Vung tangerine
If you have the opportunity to return to Lai Vung on the Tet holidays, visitors should not miss the opportunity to visit the ripe ripe tangerine orchards. This is a specialty fruit of Dong Thap in particular and of the Mekong Delta in general.