Birds and Cultures in Mekong delta - Tram Chim Nat'l Park

  • Category:Short birding tours
  • Tour name:Birds and Cultures in Mekong delta - Tram Chim Nat'l Park
  • Destinations:Tram Chim national park
  • Duration:3 days
  • Hotel:Standard
  • Price:188 - 620 USD/person

Day 1. Option 1 (including cultural & sight-seeing)

Picking you up at your hotel at in the morning, drive to Cai Be, Tien Giang for a boat trip on Mekong river. Sight seeing floating market, fruit garden, coconut candy factory. Lateron, drive to Xeo Quyet historial tourist site, here we can do both birding and sigh-seeing.

Lunch at Xeo Quyet. 

Afternoon drive to Tram Chim national park then birding along park's boundary

Overnight at Hoang Gia hotel.

Day 1. Option 2 (full-time birding, doable during November-March)

Pick up at hotel in HCM city, drive to Tan Thanh beach, Go Cong for Spoon-billed Sandpiper (see also SbS tour)

Later, drive to Cao Lanh city for an overnight at Hoa Binh hotel where we will take about 1 hour driving to Tram Chim in the next morning

Day 2. Full-day birding in Tram Chim national park, we will take a boat trip along channels to Zone A1 to look for Eastern Sarus Crane among lot of waterbirds including Purple Swarmphen, Brozne-winged & Pheasant-tailed Jacanas, Spot-billed Duck, Egrets, Herons, Bitterns, Kingfishers, and some waders. The song birds can be observed are Grassbird (Striated Warbler), several different Reed-warblers (Black-browed, Oriental), Asian Golden Weave, Baya Weaver, White-headed Munia, Golden-bellied Gerygone, Pied Fantail and so on

Overnight at Hoang Gia hotel

Day 3. Morning birding, we will visit bird-colony at Zone A2 where many waterbird species nesting. 

Leaving Tram Chim after lunch, on the way back Ho Chi Minh city, we might visit Cao Dai temple if interesting

Note: Eastern Sarus Crane can be seen from February to May

Bird highlights: Eastern Sarus Crane and waterbirds, Asian Golden Weaver

Number species expect to be seen: 70 spp.

Price

Group size 1 2 3 4 5 6-10
USD/pax 620 380 350 290 276 250

Including: accommodaion, bird guide, private car with driver, boat trips, meals and entrance fee. Providing birding spotting scope, bird book.