Tra Su cajuput forest is one of the destinations that attracts a large number of tourists in An Giang, especially during the flood season.
Spreading about 850 hectares in Tinh Bien town, An Giang province, Tra Su Melaleuca forest is a large wetland conservation area of the Long Xuyen Quadrangle. This place is characterized by wild nature, typical of the Mekong Delta River.
Tra Su Melaleuca Forest has a large natural habitat in the Mekong Delta because of its rich flora and fauna and diverse aquatic resources with more than 150 species of plants, medicinal herbs and more than 140 species of wild animals and other rare animals.
Visitors can visit and experience Tra Su Cajuput Forest by means of transport such as motor boats, sampan…
This area annually receives floodwater from the Mekong River during the rainy season, helping to maintain the seasonal flooding and drying regime of a natural wetland. The main habitats of Tra Su are melaleuca forests, swamps and grasslands.
The period from September to November – flood season is the best time for tourists to visit Tra Su Melaleuca forest.
The longest bamboo bridge, total length of over 10km, in the forest was set a record in 2020, creating a highlight for the Melaleuca forest and attracting many tourists.
This place is also home to 70 species of birds, including 2 rare bird species recorded in the Vietnam Red Book: the Painted stork and Oriental darter.
Tra Su is the most beautiful and famous melaleuca forest in Vietnam, which was set a record in 2020. The forest is also one of the important settings of the movie “Southern Forest Land”.