Attraction đường vào Đảo Khỉ, Cần Giờ, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam Published on: 18-02-2016
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Why Monkey Island (Can Gio) is special ?
Monkey Island has become a popular getaway day trip for savvy locals over the last few years. Tourists to Can Gio don’t come for the beaches, which are packed mud, but rather to experience the vast mangrove forest and their chief residents, monkeys. So many of the creatures live on Can Gio that it’s also known as Monkey Island. If you have a desire to see hundreds of monkeys assault tourists and taunt salt-water crocodiles, then jump on your motorbike and head to Lam Vien Can Gio, the main park of the island.
What to explore at Monkey Island (Can Gio)?
This island is home to a monkey sanctuary, which houses at least a hundred wild but unafraid simians. The motorboat ride (about 180,000d) through the waterways to the VC’s Rung Sac base is the highlight of a visit. At the reconstructed base, dummies portray VC cadres sawing open unexploded American bombs in order to salvage the explosives and wrestling with crocodiles, which were once common here but are now confined to crocodile farms like the one by the entrance. A small museum has wildlife displays, along with exhibits relating to local war history and archaeological finds.
How to get to Monkey Island (Can Gio)?
Coming from Ho Chi Minh City, Monkey Island is to the right of the main road, about 34km past the ferry.
đường vào Đảo Khỉ, Cần Giờ, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam