Dong Thap is an interesting and new discovery destination for current travelers with the immense lotus fields, peaceful countryside scenery and attractive eco-tourism areas.
The famous Dong Thap tourist attractions
1. Xeo Quyt relic area
- Address: Hamlet 4, My Hiep Commune, Cao Lanh District
- Cao Lanh district hotel
Xeo Quyt relic area is one of the unique stops visitors can not ignore when coming to Dong Thap. It was once the revolutionary base of Dong Thap Provincial Party Committee leading the resistance against the Americans from 1960 to 1975.
Image of Xeo Quyt relic site – unique stopover (ST picture)
Xeo Quyt relic area has a very diverse and abundant flora and fauna with many rare and precious species. Visit the cajuput forest in Xeo Quyt in the flood season, visitors will have the opportunity to visit the relics by rowing boat to see all the beauty here. The unique and strange point here is that on the cajuput stem, there is a species of creeping vines that attach to dense, increasing the coverage below.
Xeo Quyt floating season (ST picture)
2. Gao Giong eco-tourism area
- Address: Hamlet 6, Gao Giong commune, Cao Lanh district
Gao Giong tourist area is located in the area of Melaleuca forest with an area of about 1700 ha which is considered the lungs of Dong Thap Muoi. It also has the name “green oasis” with a charming natural landscape consisting of 250 hectares of primeval forest with trenches, wiggles, lotus filled with guns, wipes, reeds …, birds that live and nest. all year round such as extracting red gongs, gongs, le le, ducks …
Fresh space in Gao Giong (ST picture)
Visitors to Gao Giong will feel peaceful and excited while floating on the dinghy going through canals, cycling in the Melaleuca forest, vacationing in the leafy huts of the people and enjoying specialties In the West, the water season is extremely unique such as: all grilled snakes, cool vegetables, gun flowers …
Steep Nature (ST picture)
3. Ecological tourist area of Dong Sen Thap Muoi
- Address: My Hoa Commune, Thap Muoi District
Dong Thap Muoi eco-tourism area has an area of up to 11ha integrated for those who want to find open space, bring country style.
From the beautiful lotus leaf huts (ST picture)
Here, visitors can delight in watching the lotus on the huts invested scattered throughout the field, fully enjoy a calming, pure atmosphere, playing the role of a female village lady with a lady’s shirt, conical hats for taking photos or hand-picking fresh pink lotus flowers in the sun and windy space.
Not only that, you also enjoy dishes with local flavor such as lotus tea, steamed lotus leaves, lotus chicken salad, lotus leaf grilled fish …
Very interesting lotus picking boat (ST picture)
4. Tram Chim National Park
- Address: Hamlet 4, Tram Chim Town, Tam Nong District
- Tam Nong district hotel .
Tram Chim National Park has a natural area of 7612 ha, belonging to 5 communes:
- Tan Cong Sinh.
- Phu Duc.
- Tram Chim town.
- Phu Thanh.
- Phu Hiep.
This is a place with beautiful natural landscapes and extremely rich ecosystems with about 130 different plant species, hundreds of vertebrate species, dozens of fish species and more than 198 rare bird species such as: geese white wings, te gold, pelican, old Java, ancient cranes …
White heron herd in Tram Chim (ST picture)
The best time to come to this tourist destination is in the flood season, the scenery of waterlogged, green, pink spots of lotus, water lily blooming with the source of products become abundant and the birds like gathering here to play forest music.
Here, visitors will be able to participate in exciting activities such as rowing dinghy, autumn or sky rice, visiting areas of concentrated breeding birds with thousands of birds’ nest.
Delicious grilled fish in Tram Chim (ST picture)
5. Ancient house Huynh Thuy Le
- Address: 255A Nguyen Hue Street, Ward 2, Sa Dec City
Huynh Thuy Le old house is a tourist destination that was selected in the tour to Dong Thap by tourists. The old house is a harmonious connection between Eastern and Western architecture, bringing an impressive traditional space with exquisite carved lines.
Covering the old house Huynh Thuy Le (Photo ST)
In particular, the two sides are also designed to break the way with arches shaped like a boat symbolizing the Southwestern river region. In addition, this house is also famous because it involves a borderless love affair of a French girl and a wealthy Chinese-Vietnamese dude in the early years of the 20th century.
Inside the old house Huynh Thuy Le (Photo ST)
6. Sa Đéc Flower Flower Village
- Address: Tan Quy Dong Commune, Sa Dec City, Dong Thap Province
Sa Đéc Flower Garden Village is a familiar place for connoisseurs in ornamental flower art. Here with the skillful hands of many generations of artisans, it has become an interesting tourist destination with unique nuances of the Cuu Long River region.
Sa Dec Flower Garden Village (Photo ST)
Over the past 100 years, Sa Dec has been famous all over the country with a tradition of ornamental flowers, ornamental plants such as ten thousand years, tangerine, laurel, yellow apricot, aqua apricot… On every Tet, many young people invite each other to Sa Dec flower village to check-in
Sa Dec full of flowers (Photo ST)
7. Phuoc Kien Pagoda
- Address: Hoa Tan commune, Chau Thanh district
Phuoc Kien pagoda , also known as La Sen pagoda, was built with a unique architecture bearing the Buddhist imprint. The most striking highlight of the pagoda is the huge lotus leaves with a diameter of 1.5m to 2n, thick, large veins of leaves, 4-5cm high edges like a fancy looking nia.
Phuoc Kien Pagoda (Photo ST)
In particular, this lotus leaf can withstand the weight of an adult 70kg, if you don’t see it with your own eyes, someone will doubt that under that huge lotus leaf there may be a steel frame.
Here, visitors will have time to calm down, relax in the quiet space and fresh air of the temple and light up incense for all peace of mind for family and relatives
Giant lotus leaf at Phuoc Kien Pagoda (ST image)