Photos: Discover Tra Su indigo forest in An Giang
VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists find the Tra Su indigo forest in southwestern An Giang Province an exciting place to visit because of its scenery and delicious cuisine.
Located in Van Giao Commune, Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province, Tra Su is a typical flooded forest in the Southern region.
With an area of 845 ha, Tra Su is a home of about 140 plant species, 11 mammal species and 23 fish species, including rare species with a great value in science.
Thanks to picturesque scenery and diversity of resources, the forest has become an ideal destination for researchers and visitors who would like to explore nature.
September and October is considered to be the best time to visit Tra su indigo forest because it is flooding season, and the forest is incredibly beautiful at this time.
From Chau Doc, visitors can get close to Bung Tien bridge by riding a motorcycle along the way to Tri Ton and turn left. Tra Su forest is 3.5 km ahead.
Visitors can hire motorcycles or bicycles at the Management Board of the forest to take a sightseeing tour of Tra Su indigo forest, but boats are more interesting to use.
With approximately VND250,000 (including price for boat and meal) for two people, visitors can take a memorable trip and enjoy delicious dishes of the river region. Otherwise, it costs only VND50,000 if excluding meals.
Travelling Tra Su forest on xuong ba la (small boats used by southern people) is an exciting experience for many people, especially foreign tourists.
Tra Su is home to over 70 typical bird species of wetlands.
Linh fish, a specialty of Tra Su.
Other specialities of the southwestern region - dien dien flowers and wild vegetables.
In the flood season, local people’s lives are associated with water.
Buffalo boys play on flooded field.
Fishermen cast their nets on the quiet river.
The beautiful scenery at sunset.