Can Gio Biosphere Reserve - Full Day Private Tour

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From $118.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Can Gio Biosphere Reserve is about 50km East of Ho Chi Minh City. The Can Gio mangrove forest ecosystem plays an important role in the area and is known as the green lung of Ho Chi Minh City. It gathers much biodiversity from forests, animal reserves, palm-fringed islands, steamy jungles, wetlands, and salt marsh. Escape from the hustling and bustling city and enjoy the fresh and relaxing atmosphere, when you come to Can Gio.

- Get lost in mangroves forest and observe the variety of animals such as saltwater crocodiles, wild cats, pythons, otters, and more.
- Hop on the ferry and canoe ride into the small canals in the forest.
- Enjoy the beautiful landscapes and fresh and peaceful atmosphere.

What's Included

A boat trip through the canals in the forest

All activities mentioned in the itinerary

Bottled water


Private transportation

What's Not Included



Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Personal expenses

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 1
  • CHILD: Age: 2 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Ho Chi Minh City
Our guide and driver meet you at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh at 8:00 am and transfer to Can Gio. After 2-hour drive you will reach the forest.

• Admission Ticket Free

Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve
Start exploring Can Gio Biosphere by taking a ferry, and observing the dense mangrove forest. Can Gio has granted by UNESCO the status of a biosphere reserve in 2000, after being restored after the damages of the Vietnam War.
Have a stop at Monkey Island, visit Can Gio Museum, Mangrove Forest Park, and Fauna Conservatory, where you can observe many animals such as saltwater crocodiles, wild cats, otters, pythons, and wild monkeys.
Then take a boat trip through the small canals inside the forest. You will also listen to the stories about how the Can Gio forest played an important role in protecting Vietnamese soldiers during the war.
Have lunch at the local restaurant.
After lunch, you will visit the Whale tomb where locals worship the Whale carcass at Can Thanh town to learn more about the local culture.
Then head back to Ho Chi Minh. The arrival time is around 17:00.

5 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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