|The destination is 1 hour from Ca Mau city, sitting on the highway, located next to Ba Keo canal, connecting to the Thailand Bay through the My Binh river. Photo: VTC
Thi Tuong Lagoon (also known as Ba Tuong Lagoon) is the largest natural lagoon in the Mekong Delta region. It is not only famous for the size but also for the beautiful scenery and out-of-this-world experience.
Created by alluvial deposition, Thi Tuong lagoon has an area of about 700 hectares, more than 10km long, about 2km wide, about 800m at the narrowest place, divided into 3 sections: Upper lagoon, Middle lagoon and Lower lagoon. The destination is 1 hour from Ca Mau city, sitting on the highway, located next to Ba Keo canal, connecting to the Thailand Bay through the My Binh river.
The lagoon is located on the border between 3 districts of Phu Tan, Cai Nuoc and Tran Van Thoi. In which, the largest area is in Phu Tan district.
The water level is not deep but always keeps the water level above and below 1m. This is a vestige of the back sea and the process of alluvial accretion in the Ca Mau Peninsula is still unfinished.
The hub of southern rustic life
One of the highlights that attract tourists to the lagoon is that the huts and houses on stilts of fishermen. One minute the whole scene is as quiet as paper, the next the locals burst out their busy routines.
If you are out for discovering the life of fishermen, and want to understand more about the culture of the Southwest region, you will love Ba Tuong lagoon.
Immerse yourself in a meaningful journey across the lagoon. You can sit on the motorboats crossing the water. As you glide gently on the wavering lagoon, take in the cool fresh breeze blowing in from the land by the sea by the river. And most of all, do not forget to observe the surrounding poetic scenery with many beautiful photo angles, fully explore the landscape of the lagoon.
On both sides of Ba Tuong lagoon, trees growing densely, creating a green feature that adorns the wildness of the your journey.
If you come to this famous Ca Mau tourist destination in the early morning, you will have the feeling that you are stepping into a watercolor painting in the middle of a peaceful place.
|Photo: YVC TRAVEL
Best place in Ca Mau to watch the ideal sunset
There is no better place in Ca Mau to watch the ideal sunset, and this is no exaggeration.
Every afternoon, the sun like a circular fire gradually descends. The flaming sun and the clouds reflect the colors as printed on the water surface.
|The peaceful scene is loved by tourists and photographers. Photo: VTC
The light shines through the net, through the shadows of the nipa palm trees, the tubs, so magical that it is must be experienced once in life.
|Surreal sunset view captured at the lagoon. Photo: VTC
Because it is a wild natural land, Dam Thi Tuong’s map is only vast with rivers, they do not offer luxurious lifestyle and facilities. Instead, exploring Thi Tuong Lagoon is a type of experience tourism. You can enjoy a taste of the rustic life of the locals such as net fishing, catching fish and shrimps … and the most interesting thing is to cook dishes according to your own taste.