Ca Mau, the southernmost province on the map of Vietnam, is renowned for its captivating tourist destinations such as Cape Ca Mau, U Minh Ha Forest, and Thoi Binh Marsh. Here are 5 unique places you shouldn’t miss when visiting Ca Mau:

1. Cape Ca Mau

Cape Ca Mau is a tourist spot located in Ngoc Hien district, approximately 100km from the city center of Ca Mau. It is not only the southernmost point of Vietnam but also marks the final destination of the Ho Chi Minh trail, spanning 28 provinces from Pac Bo, Cao Bang.

When visiting Cape Ca Mau, you will have the opportunity to not only take photos at the monument and the National Coordinate Marker but also enjoy a panoramic view of the southernmost point of the country from the observation tower, standing at a height of approximately 21m. Moreover, the tower features a panoramic scene depicting a ship facing the East Sea, symbolizing the Land of Ca Mau.

5 unique tourist attractions in Ca Mau showcasing the distinct beauty of Vietnamese tourism

2. Ngoc Hien Bird Sanctuary

Ngoc Hien Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest bird sanctuaries in Vietnam, covering an area of up to 130 hectares. You can visit Ngoc Hien Bird Sanctuary at any time of the year, but the months of April and May or the flood season are particularly appealing. During these times, you have the chance to observe flocks of red-headed cranes arriving at the sanctuary or take a boat ride along the small canals to admire the birds.

Ngoc Hien Bird Sanctuary 2

3. Khai Long Beach

When you arrive at Khai Long Beach, you will be amazed by its pristine and majestic natural beauty. Besides engaging in water activities, you can also indulge in various delicious local specialties such as shrimp, crab, blood cockles, and snails.

5 unique tourist attractions in Ca Mau showcasing the distinct beauty of Vietnamese tourism

4. Thoi Binh Marsh

Thoi Binh Marsh, also known as the “lake in the middle of the delta,” is a suitable tourist destination for those seeking peace and tranquility. Formed by sedimentation from rivers like My Binh and Ong Doc, this water area stretches about 12km, with a maximum width of 21.5km and a narrowest point of 1.5km. Although there are not many restaurants or eateries like other tourist spots in Ca Mau, you can visit the stilt houses floating on the water, inhabited by local fishermen. Thoi Binh Marsh offers diverse local specialties such as grilled snakehead fish, stewed eel with lotus leaf, and freshwater fish cooked in fermented fish sauce.

5 unique tourist attractions in Ca Mau showcasing the distinct beauty of Vietnamese tourism

5. U Minh Ha Forest

Located about 40km from the center of Ca Mau, U Minh Ha Forest is an ecological area with distinctive features of the mangrove ecosystem. The most common plants here are mangroves and various types of climbers. The weather in U Minh Ha Forest can be divided into two seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. During the dry season, when the weather is sunny, it is convenient for traveling. In the rainy season, you can easily navigate the mangrove forest by boat. Besides exciting forest exploration trips, you can also try your hand at fishing, crab catching, or foraging for forest vegetables and wild fruits, all alongside the local residents. Specialties of U Minh Ha Forest include grilled snakehead fish, braised mudskipper with fermented fish sauce, and field mouse hot pot.

5 unique tourist attractions in Ca Mau showcasing the distinct beauty of Vietnamese tourism

These unique attractions in Ca Mau promise to provide you with unforgettable experiences, showcasing the beauty and charm of Vietnamese tourism.

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