Experience Tram Chim National Park
About this experience
Spreading over an area of 8 villages & town in Tam Nong District, the Tram Chim National Park is a miniature of the Dong Thap Muoi province in Mekong Delta, featuring a broad and diverse range of animals and plants in the Southern Vietnam. The total area of Tram Chim National Park is more than 7500 hectares, housing as many as 200 types of birds which make up ¼ the bird population in Vietnam. Among several Red Book-listed birds in Tram Chim, the most typical and most well-known one is the Red-crown Crane, one of the last 15 crane pieces in the world.
It takes around 3.5 hours to reach the national park from Ho Chi Minh City by car. Leaving Ho Chi Minh City from the early morning to head to Tram Chim national park 155 km away, you will have chance to enjoy the wetlands peaceful life of Mekong delta and learn more about the rare birds in this park. This trip will also offer you a chance to engage in conversation with local residents and get to know their Mekong Delta culture values and lifestyle.
- Experience the surrounding wetland aboard a solar powered boat.
- Enjoy various uniques activities such as visiting local traditional handicraft workshops and learn to make water hyacinth product (optional), fishing and rowing on a lotus field, and more
- Enjoy local products made out of lotus such as milk, lotus seeds soup (chè sen).
- Get some exercise with eco-friendly vehicles including bicycles and hand-rowing boats inside Tram Chim national park during the trip.
Your positive contribution
Improve Community’s Standard of Living and Encourage Cultural Exchange
By choosing this tour, you directly support conservation of local communities living around Mekong Delta, while driving employment opportunities and income for families of Cai Rang and Mekong Delta’s surrounding area. The program provides community members with practice skills in the hospitality trade and with tangible assets such as quality Rustic and homestay facilities. The tourism skills and hard assets allowed local community people to more effectively participate in the tourism chain value.
Our travel programs encourage all travelers to bring with them their favorite novel with their personal thoughts written in the books to donate to schools. These are words of hope and form the basis of cultural exchanges between differing nations. Books could be given to our team members at registration, and the team shall consolidate them and distribute to the schools quarterly. School children in Cai Be and Mekong Delta will benefit from this travel program. The books encourages literacy rates and hence allows the children or future leaders of the world to make informed life choices as their knowledge, imagination, and horizons broadens.
Ho Chi Minh City – Tram Chim National park – Tram Chim Rustic homestay – Ho Chi Minh City
08:00 – You will be picked up at your hotel in center of Ho Chi Minh City and taken to Tram Chim national park, Tam Nông Đồng Tháp province, stopover en route to have some traditional coffee
11:30 – Arrive at Tram Chim national park Information center and learn about general info about the reserve.
12:00 – Enjoy a local lunch.
13:30 – In the afternoon, you will embark on a solar powered boat to visit Tram Chim national park – one of the four Ramsars in Vietnam (an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable use of wetlands) where you will be introduced to a range of typical animals, birds, and plants in the Southern Vietnam, especially the prestigious Red-crown Crane, one of the last 15 crane pieces in the world.
After that, you continue on a self-rowing boat where you can experience the ecosystem and then walking through the trails inside the reserve.
16:00 – Join in a local traditional handicraft workshop and learn to make water hyacinth product (optional)
16:30 – 17:30 – Visit a local family to row and fish on a lotus field, engage in conversation with them and enjoy local products made out of lotus such as lotus seed milk, lotus seed soup (chè sen)
17:30 Depart to Ho Chi Minh City
20:30 Arrive at HCMC
✓ English speaking local guide
✓ Solar powered boat and rowing boat in Tram Chim national park
✓ Join-in local handicraft workshops
✓ Welcome drinks
✓ Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B-breakfast; L-lunch; D-dinner)
✓ Mode of transportation during activities as indicated in the itinerary
✘ Hotel pick up & drop off from/to Ho Chi Minh city
✘ Personal expenses
✘ Other services/activities not mentioned in the itinerary
- Starting time: 8 a.m
- Meeting point: xxx. If you book our bus transportation, please provide us with your hotel’s details.
- What to bring:
- Personal items: sunglasses, camera, hat, sunscreen
- Comfy & casual clothes
What's the weather like?
- The region has two main seasons: the wet and the dry.
- The wet season runs from May to October.
- The dry season lasts from December to April. The average annual temperature ranges between 27°C and 28°C.
Where does the tour occur?