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3 ideal destinations for National Day 2/9 in Ho Chi Minh City

On this September 2nd National Day holiday, if you are afraid of the crowd, Ho Chi Minh City visitors can choose some tourist destinations not too far from the center, convenient to move but fresh and interesting, like the garden. Thu Duc stork, Can Gio, Cat Tien National Park.

Can Gio

About 50 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio is likened to a "green oasis" with many rich mangrove forests such as Can Gio Vam Sat mangrove forest, Ha Thanh river area, Breed Ca Vo, etc. ... Coming here on the occasion of the 2/9 holiday, visitors can experience sitting on a boat to enjoy the scenery, rowing sup or casting a net to catch fish and crabs with local people.

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Can Gio province has a long coastline with green mangrove forests and fresh seafood. It is a tourist destination many tourists choose to visit and experience during the holiday.


In addition to activities in harmony with nature, visitors to Can Gio also have the opportunity to enjoy many delicious dishes made from extremely attractive seafood such as dried croaker, dried pineapple fish, grilled oysters, Hoa Loc sand mango, Iron shrimp, mudskipper mixed with salad, Can Gio water coconut, etc.

Cat Tien National Park

About 150 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Cat Tien National Park stretches over 3 provinces of Dong Nai, Lam Dong and Binh Phuoc, with an area of ​​over 80,000 hectares, surrounded by 90 km of Dong Nai River. This is one of the national parks with diverse and rich fauna with 1,529 species, including many rare animals such as Javan rhinoceros, tiger, jaguar, panda, golden deer and penguin, etc.

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Cat Tien National Park is an ideal eco-tourism destination, attracting tourists of all ages to visit and experience (Photo: Anh Tram Tran)

Not only learning and discovering the natural life of wild animals, but visitors here can also participate in exciting experience activities such as adventure trekking, cycling, boating, etc. However, visitors should be careful not to litter indiscriminately, not to carve graffiti on forest trees and keep quiet not to affect the wildlife of animals.

Thu Duc Stork Garden

Located about 20km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, Thu Duc Stork Garden in Go Cong Hamlet, Long Thanh My Ward, District 9 is one of the attractive tourist destinations chosen by many tourists as a place to relax, "avoid" the crowded scene during the National Day holiday on September 2 this year. This is a residence of thousands of storks, creating a lively and attractive natural scene for adults and children to visit.
Coming to Thu Duc stork garden, visitors can both enjoy the peaceful and fresh atmosphere and have the opportunity to admire the beautiful scenery when the sunset falls. Now, flocks of white storks fly back to the nest, creating a very strange scene. In particular, from September to April every year, storks here appear in large numbers up to 2000.

To have interesting experiences at the stork garden, visitors can rent a boat to the middle of the river at about 80,000 VND/hour, lie on the hammocks, admire the beautiful scenery, and drink fresh, chilled coconuts.

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