[1 Day] Birding Tour in Ho Chi Minh City – Can Gio Mangrove Forest


[1 Day] Birding Tour in Ho Chi Minh City – Can Gio Mangrove Forest

Duration :   1 Day
The Price :   210 $
Max People :    6
Start Location:   HCMc

This Birding Tour in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) is designed for you to easily have short birding tours during your time in HCMC, the tour starts early morning and then back to HCMC in the afternoon, just a day tour but you will be surprised at how the diversity of bird in Vietnam.

Located near Ho Chi Minh City, Can Gio Mangrove forest is one of several good sites for a single day of birding. The mangroves attract several passerine species such as Yellow-vented Bulbul, Pied Fantail, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, and Golden-bellied Gerygone. Kingfishers, Herons, and Cormorants are also common here.

In winter (December-April), many wader species come to stay in the area, greatly increasing its species abundance. Spoon-billed Sandpiper has been seen here several times, and other species highlights are White-faced Plover, Nordmann’s Greenshank, Red Knot, Red-necked Stint, and Broad-billed Sandpiper, all of which are found here easily.

Itinerary for 1 day Birding Tour in Ho Chi Minh City

Depending upon on season and tide height, we will plan our birding time accordingly. Anyway, you will be picked up in Sai Gon in the early morning and then drive about 2.5 hours through the Binh Khanh ferry. When we get there, we will spend a full day birding, sometimes we change the order of the muddy-shore birding, and birding in the salt pans and in the mangrove forests.

Lunch will be provided at a restaurant nearby before our afternoon birding.

Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Bird highlights: White-faced Plover, Painted Stork, Nordmann’s Greenshank, and many other waders in winter, and Asian Dowitcher, Asian Golden Weaver.


Number of species expect to be seen: 40 species

Recently Birdlist in Can Gio Mangrove Forest HERE (Ebird.org list)


Group 1 2 3 4 5
USD/pax 210 150 120 110 100

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Schedule Details

One day tour: Ho Chi Minh - Can gio - Ho Chi Minh

5:30 We'll pick up you at early morning then take about 2 hour-drive for birding. Please request your hotel to prepare your take away breakfast if you are not friendly with Vietnam Street Food (Banh My), if you don't mind, let's try it on the way. After across Sai Gon River, We'll spend almost our time for searching many habitat as possible to have high chance for birds and other thing.

What's Included

  • Entrance fees
  • Expert bird-guide
  • Meals
  • Private car

What's Excluded

  • Other services not mentioned


  • Birding

Why Book With Us?

  • We are the most experience bird tour operator in Vietnam