Why Choose Our [2 days] Herping tour in Takou Nature Reserve Tour Near Ho Chi Minh?
Join our herping tour in Takou Nature Reserve
, where you will be amazed by the variety of amphibians and reptiles that call this place home. Our expert guides will take you on a two-day journey to explore the area’s stunning natural beauty and discover some of the rarest and most fascinating species of herps. With our tours, you will have the opportunity to learn about the importance of conservation and sustainable tourism while experiencing the thrill of herping.
About Takou Nature Reserve for Herping
Takou Nature Reserve
is located in the Binh Thuan Province, about 200 km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City. This protected area is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, with various habitats including forests, rivers, streams, and wetlands. The area is rich in biodiversity, making it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and herpers.
Takou Nature Reserve: Amphibian & Reptile
Takou Nature Reserve is a prime destination for herping enthusiasts, with its rich biodiversity of reptiles and amphibians. The area has a tropical climate and a diverse range of habitats, including forests, streams, and waterfalls, which provide ideal environments for these animals to thrive. Some of the highlight species found in the reserve include the king cobra, green pit viper, banded krait, and reticulated python, among others. The area is also home to many species of frogs, including the tree frog and horned frog, as well as a variety of lizards and skinks. With over 70 species of snakes and 50 species of frogs, Takou Nature Reserve offers a unique opportunity to observe and learn about these fascinating animals in their natural habitat.
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Some of the species that have been recorded in the area include
Asian Vine Snake (Ahaetulla prasina)
Banded Krait (Bungarus fasciatus)
Black Spitting Cobra (Naja sumatrana)
Burmese Python (Python bivittatus)
Common Indian Toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus)
Golden Tree Snake (Chrysopelea ornata)
Green Pit Viper (Trimeresurus albolabris)
Many-lined Sun Skink (Eutropis multifasciata)
Ornate Narrow-mouthed Frog (Microhyla ornata)
Red-tailed Pipe Snake (Cylindrophis ruffus)
Itinerary for [2 Days] Discover Takou Natural Reserve for Herps
- Pick up from Ho Chi Minh City and drive to Binh Chau Phuoc Buu Nature Reserve for a morning of searching for day-life herps
- Continue to Takou Nature Reserve and check in to hotel
- Take a cable car to Takou mountain peak for an afternoon of herping
- Explore small trekking trails for herps in the later afternoon
- Return to the hotel for rest
- Search for herps in Takou open forest in the morning
- Return to hotel for lunch, then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City with stops to explore herps at various spots
- End tour in Ho Chi Minh City around 6:00 PM.