Birding near Ho Chi Minh city - Can Gio mangrove and beach

Short birding tours
Can Gio Birding Site
1 days
75 - 210 USD/person

Locates near Ho Chi Minh city, Can Gio is one of reasonable site for one day birding from Sai Gon. The mangroves provides several passerines species such as Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pied Fantail, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Golden-bellied Gerygone. Kingfishers, Herons, Cormorants also common around.

More than that in winter (December-April), number of waders species in both biodiversity and abundance ways come to stay in the area. Of which, Spoon-billed Sandpiper has been seen several time but other highlight are White-faced Plover, Nordmann's Greenshank, Red Knot, Red-necked Stint, Broad-billed Sandpiper... can be found easily.

Depends on season and tide, we will plan time accordingly to arrange the best way for birding. Anyway, you will be picked up in Sai Gon in the early morning then drive about 2.5 hours through Binh Khanh ferry. When we get there, full day birding, sometimes we do at the muddy-shore birding before the salt-pans and mangroves forest.

Lunch will be provided at a restaurant nearby before doing afternoon birding.

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.   

Bird highlights: White-faced Plover, Painted Stork, Nordmann's Greenshank and many other waders in winter and Asian Dowitcher, Asian Golden Weave.

Number species expect to be seen: 40 species


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USD/pax 210 150 120 110 100 95 86 80 78 75

Including: bird guide, private car with driver, lunch and entrance fee. Providing birding spotting scope, bird book.