Tan Lap floating village

The Tan Lap Floating Village Ecotourism Area belongs Tan Lap Commune, located in the center of Dong Thap Muoi, about 100km to the West of Ho Chi Minh City. The tourist area, which is a pristine wetland in Moc Hoa District, Long An Province, is adjacent to Dong Thap Muoi area, creating immense green color, with dense canals and the Vam Co Tay River flowing through. The nature of this place is outstanding with ancient Melaleuca forest, lotus ponds, lakes of lily flower and hundreds of species of birds and amphibians that make up the rich and diverse ecosystem.

Due to its position is near Ho Chi Minh City then you can travel by car or by motorbike to visit Tan Lap floating village in Long An. Tourists can easily visit Tan Lap village with other famous destinations near Ho Chi Minh City by combing tours to Cu Chi tunnel, Cao Dai Holy See or Mekong Delta tours. You can also add it to your holiday to Viet Nam and Asia in your tailor-made tour offered by Travel Authentic Asia.

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From the entrance of Tan Lap floating village designed with an eye-catching leaf roof pattern, you will see the campus with several spacious buildings, octagonal brick courtyard and bonsai planting, surrounded by a smooth rice field, fragrant fields or fruit custard gardens have young papillary fruit and beekeeping areas with countless wooden boxes lined up neatly for the bees to make their nests…

Continue to the marina, where you see the green channel leading to the entrance to Tan Lap cajuput forest, you will be sitting on a boat or motorboat to explore the rich swamp. The boatman will always be a guide to take you to explore the giant marsh, green vegetation or watching the blooming lotus pond. October and November is the best time for you to admire the blooming fragrant lotus pond. Sitting on the boat, you will have a very interesting experience with lotus ponds, lily lakes, rice paddies, watch the beauty of hundreds of rare birds, fishes and reptiles here and breathe in the fresh and cool air of the green forest, of nature blends in the earthy taste of mud, dirt, grass, moss...

After weaving through the canals on the dinghy, you will begin exploring this primeval forest. The winding road through the soaring cajuput trees leads us into the mysterious labyrinth as in the adventure movies.

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Large space of Cajuput forest with the highlight of the 38m high watchtower, from there, you can see all the majesty, the vastness of the forest and the cement path through the longest cajuput forest in Vietnam. Following the path, you will discover the "domestication of birds" preserved and nurtured by Tan Lap floating village in the natural environment.

Besides, along the cement path crept between the cajuput forest, you also easily encounter insects or vines wrapped around fancy and beautiful trunks.

Immerse yourself in the local life of the simple people here by going fishing, grilling fish and cooking your dishes according to the instructions of the locals, is a very rustic and comfortable hobby that will be your most enjoyable experience.

Beautiful scenery, beautiful roads, fresh air here is promising to be a place to stay with friends and family to avoid the hot summer heat. Immersing in the green nature of Tan Lap cajuput forest, receiving positive energy from the generous nature, visitors seem to be energized to return to the hurried reels of a bustling town.

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