Ca Mau is the farthest province to the south of Vietnam. To get there, tourists have to spend all day by car. However, the sunrise of cool autumn day will help you eliminate all the wearinesses. Coming to Ca Mau, you will have the opportunites to go by boat through channels and enjoy the fresh atmosphere of U Minh Ha forest. The following article will share some experiences to help you have a perfect backpacking trip in Ca Mau.
Where to stay
In a trip, you can find all ways to save costs but to the cost for accommodation, you should not. A comfortable accommodation plays an important role during your journey. Before you go, you should contact to the hotel or visit online hotel booking websites to have the best room with affordable price.
Ca Mau city has many standard hotels, but on the weekends and holidays, they are usually crowded. Especially in the beautiful autumn days and the floating season in the west, Ca Mau attracts more tourists. Hung Vuong Street, Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Tran Hung Dao Street, Phan Ngoc Hien Street and Ngo Quyen Street … are the roads in the center of Ca Mau city, you base on it to rent hotels for convenient movement.
Where to go
Ca Mau has many tourist attractions to attract visitors, but often far from the city center. So if you do not know how to schedule a specific location, you will waste time, money, and energy. Please refer to the destinations below for 2-day tour in Ca Mau and arrange for convenience.
Hon Da Bac
Hon Da Bac belongs to Kinh Hon hamlet, Khanh Binh Tay commune, Tran Van Thoi district, Ca Mau province. To reach Hon Da Bac, you can go by waterway and by road. The direction to Hon Da Bac is also the direction of U Minh Ha forest. So, start your day of exploring from Hon Da Bac and then move to U Minh Ha forest.
Hon Da Bac is a small island, close to the shore and connected to the shore by a long bridge. The place is still wild with countless stones stacked on top of each other, forming unique shapes like the fairy wells, yard, foot and hand …
In Hon Da Bac, in addition to visiting the island, cruising with nature, you can also participate in fishing or watching people fish nets right at the shore. In a beautiful natural setting, human life’s work makes the landscapes livelier.
U Minh Ha forest
U Minh Ha National Park is located in the communes of Khanh Lam, Khanh An, Khanh Binh Tay Bac and Tran Hoi commune of U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts. Traveling Ca Mau, all visitors are looking forward to U Minh forest that we have seen on film many times.
The small road leading to the U Minh Ha forest tourist site in Ca Mau on the one side is a small water channel and on the other side is a large green melaleuca. Coming to U Minh this season, you can rent a small boat to go. In the dry season of U Minh forest, you will not be able to experience the feeling of paddling in the clear blue water.
Enjoying a meal in U Minh Ha forest is also an unforgettable feeling for all visitors when coming here.
Ca Mau cape
The Cape of Ca Mau is located in Mui hamlet, Dat Mui commune, Ngoc Hien district, more than 100 km from Ca Mau city. To reach Dat Mui, you can go to the high speed train in Ward 7, Ca Mau city, to buy tickets go straight to Rach Tau. On the waterway, you have the opportunity to observe the life of people living in the water, watching the coconut water banks along the shore, the tiger, the parrot reaching out to the water …
Time to go to Dat Mui is about 3 hours a turn, so, from Ca Mau city, you should depart early in the morning. The train will stop at Dat Mui market, 3-4 km from Dat Mui landmark. Before you get off the train, you should ask the time of the last train to avoid miss it. From the market, you rent motorbike taxi for the whole trip (about 50,000VND). The driver will wait for you to play, eat and drive you back to the dock.
To Ca Mau Cape, in addition to taking pictures at the bow, landmark coordinates, you can climb observation tower to see the land strip of the country. Once you are satisfied with the scene with the unique photos, you go to seafood restaurant on the sea to enjoy the delicious dishes of Ca Mau such as salted crab salads, turtle roasted salt, egg squid… These delicious dishes will make the trip more interesting.
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