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Splendid natural spot in Vietnam’s southernmost region

The magnificent Tra Su Cajuput Forest covering 845 hectares in Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province, is home to a huge variety of fauna and flora. 

 

The forest is crisscrossed by numerous canals 

 

The flooding season, around November and December, is best time of the year to visit the forest.

Aside from abundant natural resources, unique cultural elements could be found there. Local Khmer ethnic and Kinh communities live in the environs whose livelihood depends on traditional crafts such as brocade and Khmer silk weaving, sugar-making from palmyra, honeybee collection, and cajuput oil extraction.

Travelers on board a boat which takes them on a route of the forest

 

Tourists taking photos of artificial nests of doves

 

This wooden bridge inside the forest helps visitors admire and take photos

 

 

White cajuput flowers

 

A bird standing on a tree

 

Honey bee hives in Tra Su

 

Rau don (Diplazium esculentum) is a popular local specialty

 

 

Le Hoang Vu (SGT)

 

Tra Su indigo forest proves popular attraction among visitors

Tra Su indigo forest proves popular attraction among visitors

Located in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, Tra Su indigo forest has developed into a popular eco-tourism site among visitors to the western region, particularly during the flooding season.

Maple forests in Vietnam

Maple forests in Vietnam

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