Tam Nong, Dong Thap travel guide

Tam Nong is a a rural district of Dong Thap province with an area of 459 square kilometers. It is famous with Tram Chim National Park, which attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Tram Chim national park covers an area of 7612 hectares. It is a part of 5 communes namely Tan Cong Sinh, Phu Duc, Phu Tho, Phu Thanh, Phu Hiep and Tram Chim. Especially, Tram Chim has long been known as an attractive place for eco-tourism.

Considered as “small Thap Muoi”, Tram Chim national park has a diversified ecosystem. It is the habitat of more than 130 types of plants, 198 types of waterfowls (accounting for ¼ of Vietnam) including rare species.

Visiting Tam Nong – Dong Thap, you will have chance to see sarus crane which is listed as one in 15 endangered cranes in the world. This kind of bird is 1,7 meter high with large wings, silky feather and long neck.

In addition, you are able to enjoy the spectacular view of flowers such as lotus. Moreover, you will have opportunity to watch many species like python, snake, turtle, mallard and so on.

At present, Tram Chim national park is being expanded and improved by local authority. Additionally, environmental organizations are also considering making it a natural reserve and an ecotourism destination.