U Minh Ha National Park has long been an exciting destination in Ca Mau in particular and the Southwest region in general. If you are also planning to explore this famous landmark, do not forget to read the U Minh Ha travel experiences we share in the article below.
Brief introduction of the U Minh Ha National Park
U Minh Ha National Park is a large nature reserve located in U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts of Ca Mau province. The Prime Minister established it on January 20, 2006. With an area of over 8500 hectares, U Minh Ha National Park currently owns a vibrant and diverse ecosystem including more than 200 species of plants, 20 species of mammals, 100 species of birds, nearly 40 species of reptiles, and dozens of different species of amphibians. On May 26, 2009, UNESCO also recognized U Minh Ha as the world’s biosphere reserve.
U Minh Ha travel experiences that you should know
When should we visit
Climatic features of the Southwest region characterize U Minh Ha. The rainy season usually takes place from November to April next year, and the dry season lasts from May to October. According to the U Minh Ha travel experience, you can come here at any season of the year.
In the rainy season, the river system here will have plenty of water to make traveling by boat of visitors easier. In the dry season, the weather is more favorable because it is dry, so it is very convenient for you to participate in fun activities and entertainment here.
How to move to U Minh Ha forest
The distance from Ho Chi Minh City to U Minh Ha National Forest is about 300 kilometers long. Therefore, the majority of visitors will choose to go by bus. At bus stations like Mien Dong or An Suong, there are always many trips from Saigon to Ca Mau every day for you to choose. The fare usually ranges from VND 180,000 to VND 200,000 per person. After arriving in the center of Ca Mau city, you can take a bus, rent a motorbike taxi or taxi to U Minh Ha.
In addition to passenger cars, many young people like to travel to U Minh Ha National Forest by motorbike because of the initiative and exciting experiences that it brings. If you choose this way, from the center of Saigon, you go along Highway 1A -> through Ca Mau Bridge -> Ngo Quyen -> Vo Van Kiet. From here, you will see many signs leading to U Minh Ha.
Things to do
Enjoy the beautiful natural scenery from the observatory
One of the most popular experiences when visiting the U Minh Ha National Forest is watching from the 24-meter high observatory. From the gate, you just follow the flat asphalt road is coming. Standing here, visitors will be able to zoom in to see the beautiful natural scenery of the U Minh Ha forest. Clear blue sky, dense trees, scattered in space are the birds singing, all combined to form a vivid picture, incredibly attractive.
Take a boat to explore the forest
U Minh Ha National Park is enormous. The ideal way to explore every corner of this land is to row through the dense mangrove forests. Sitting on the boat, you can admire the diverse and unique ecosystem of U Minh Ha. Just leisurely sightseeing, while leisurely breathing the fresh, peaceful atmosphere here is indeed an exciting experience.
Fishing in the forest and collecting honey
U Minh Ha National Park has a system of rivers and canals, you can fish and grill and enjoy in the forest.
Especially if you come to U Minh Ha in the period from December to June every year, you also have the opportunity to follow the people of the workers who go into the forest to collect honey. This is an experience you should try.
Above are the essential U Minh Ha travel experiences that you should know. We wish you all have memorable moments at U Minh Ha National Forest.