Situated on the Mekong Delta, Hau Giang Province is home to a unique culture and rustic lifestyle. Hau Giang intrigues travellers with its unrivalled natural views of rolling rice fields, winding canals, peaceful pace of life and hospitable locals, making it one of the most unmissable destinations in Southern Vietnam.
LUNG NGOC HOANG NATURE RESERVE
Located in Phuong Binh Commune, Phung Hiep District, Hau Giang Province, Lung Ngoc Hoang (god’s wild swamp) stretches from the west of Hau River to U Minh. Home to a huge diversity of distinctive flora and fauna, the site plays a crucial role in the conservation of the biodiversity and remains one of the most important wetlands in Vietnam. Covered with swamp and fascinating wildlife all year round, Lung Ngoc Hoang has people falling head over heels for its unspoilt beauty and mystifying charm.
This reserve, hailed as “the lung of the Mekong Delta”, spans an amazing area and is home to a wealth of plants and animals. From a watchtower, cast your eyes over the reserve, feel momentarily staggered by the spectacular panoramic view of dense green melaleuca forests and winding canals. An abundance of wildlife awaits as you make your way through the melaleuca swamp and tropical forest, where you can catch a boat to enjoy a scenic ride and the refreshing ambience.
PHU HUU ECOLOGICAL TOURIST SITE
Located in Phu Nghia Hamlet, Phu Huu Commune, Chau Thanh District, Hau Giang Province, Phu Huu Ecological Tourist Site is truly an incredible attraction for people looking to put their feet up after work. This spot is home to a vast array of exhilarating traditional activities in Southern Vietnam. Aside from the enchanting orchards and lush coconut trees, you can get a fascinating insight into local life with plenty of experiences, for instance, canoeing, fruit picking and fishing.
XA NO PARK IN HAU GIANG PROVINCE
Conveniently located in the inner city of Vi Thanh, along the 15-kilometre banks of Xa No Canal, Xa No Park boasts a very special charm. It is not only covered with lush green trees, for instance, Java red areca, Filipino coconut and red willow, but it is also home to several white stone structures, making it the perfect blend of nature and architecture. When night falls, the park dazzles in bright lights which only enhance its beauty. Take a stroll around the paved streets in the evening and get an authentic taste of Hau Giang Province.
TU SANG BAMBOO-LINED WALKWAY IN HAU GIANG PROVINCE
Situated in Thanh Hoa Commune, Phung Hiep District, Hau Giang Province, the bamboo-lined walkway is a popular destination amongst travellers. Created by Mr Dang Van Sang, an 83-year-old local farmer and spanning 500m through a verdant bamboo garden, the path embodies a rustic countryside charm. As you stroll through this lush bamboo forest, its striking tranquillity and soothing atmosphere will certainly win over your heart.
MARVEL AT CAU DUC PINEAPPLE FIELDS
Aside from famous tourist attractions, Hau Giang Province intrigues many backpackers with the emerging Cau Duc pineapple fields, ideal for new adventures and unique Instagrammable pictures. Located between Tan Tien and Hoa Tien Communes, about 16km from Vi Thanh City and 80km from Can Tho Airport, Cau Duc pineapple fields is one of the largest pineapple fields in Hau Giang Province. If pineapples are your favourite fruit, then this site is definitely a must to add to your Hau Giang travel itinerary.
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