Exploring Dong Thap with Saigontourist

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Exploring Dong Thap with Saigontourist

Dong Thap is a popular destination for Saigonese due to its numerous attractions including the bird grounds of Tam Nong, Tram Chim Bird Park, Nodol Pagoda, Huynh Thuye Le Old House, Xeo Quyt Eco-tourism site, Sa Dec Flower Village and Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) swamp forest.

Exploring Dong Thap with Saigontourist

By Dat Tien in HCMC

Guests take a boat trip at Xeo Quyt Tourist Area in Dong Thap Province- Photo: Courtesy of Saigontourist
Dong Thap is a popular destination for Saigonese due to its numerous attractions including the bird grounds of Tam Nong, Tram Chim Bird Park, Nodol Pagoda, Huynh Thuye Le Old House, Xeo Quyt Eco-tourism site, Sa Dec Flower Village and Dong Thap Muoi (Plain of Reeds) swamp forest.

Saigontourist Travel Service Company is currently offering a cluster of tours to the Mekong Delta province with attractive promotions.

Dong Thap, of course, was the location for the movie adaptation of novel L’Amant (The lover) by French writer Marguerite Duras. It is the story of a love affair between a 17-year-old French high school student and a Chinese -Vietnamese businessman.

Sa Dec Flower Village is a popular destination for visitors who will get lost in the world of colors and fragrance on the farms and on boats floating on rivers and canals.

Xeo Quyt tourist area lures travelers with promises of adventures on wooden boats to caves and mysterious fortifications in a 20 hectares cajuput primeval forest. Along the journey, visitors can meet many strange species, listen to the murmur of water, buzz of insects and spot some fish.

They can enjoy the vast greenness of immense rice fields. Images of bird hovering on the sky, boats drifting on canals and rare insects making people feel closer to nature.

Those joining Saigontourist’s local tours will be given free insurance worth up VND60 million.

Tours to Dong Thap departing from the city include a one-day tour to Xeo Quyt-Go Thap priced at VND700,000 - departing on Saturdays; one-day tour to Sa Dec-Xeo Quyt priced from VND715,000 - with Sunday departures; a two-day trip to Tram Chim National Bird Yard-Xeo Quyt priced from VND2.195 million - departing on Saturdays; four-day tour to Sa Dec-Long Xuyen-Chau Doc-Ha Tien-Can Tho priced from VND2.85 million - with Wednesday departures and finally a two-day trip to Sa Dec-Cao Lanh priced from VND1.9 million - departing on Saturdays.

Saigontourist Travel Service Company is located at 45 Le Thanh Ton Street in District 1, tel: 3827 9279, email: info@saigontourist.net .

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