A new “shirt” of Ca Mau Cape Tourism

Perhaps Ca Mau Cape has not ever become such an exciting place on the map of Vietnam tourism as it is now. Since Ho Chi Minh Highway, Nam Can – Ca Mau Cape Section was accessible, the number of visitors to Ca Mau Cape has increased dramatically. Ca Mau Cape is not only a priority choice of middle-aged travelers but also the favorite “check in” place of many young people. In response to the enthusiasm of visitors, Ca Mau Cape constantly improves the ability to meet visitors’ needs by upgrading the infrastructure, building projects, exploit new tourism products and enhancing service quality of the staff. All makes a great change of the face and weaves a more beautiful, full and more vivid new shirt of Ca Mau Cape.

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The first new thing is new roads. In the past, when it came to Ca Mau, one could imagine a region in the last part of Vietnamese map and “far-away”. Today, new roads connecting all the country’s roads from Nam Quan pass to Ca Mau Cape have been built and the road to Ca Mau Cape is no longer far away. The roads connecting Vietnamese people to the beloved land in the Southern pole of Vietname has shown the great will of Ca Mau people on the way to build a more beautiful rich country.

More than a year after being opened to traffic technically (January, 2016), Ho Chi Minh highway, Nam Can-Ca Mau Cape has gradually been completed to bring about a new appearance of the key national road which is flat and modern. Now, travelers all over the world can reach Ca Mau easily by a straight way, stretching through green forests, creating a peaceful and cool natural picture. The aroma of Mam flowers, mangrove flowers and vast green of the forest making visitors impatient because a moment latter, they will set foot on the southernmost land of Vietnam.

In addition to this national works, to serve the needs of visitors from all regions to visit Ca Mau Cape, the road from Rach Tau bridge to the tourism area has been quickly built and put into use. This is a necessary works, contributing to effectively solve the traffic demand to Ca Mau Cape, replacing the road passing through Rach Tau market requisitioned earlier. Moreover, on December 10th, 2016, the road from Ca Mau Cape Tourism area and community ecotourism sites in Ca Mau Cape National Park was commenced. It is expected to be used as an important bridge for visitors to easily experience the typical local tourism products.

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Ca Mau Cape is always attractive in the seduced beauty of a princess sleeping in the forest and the wilderness of the mountain-sea region. If you come to Ca Mau cape, it will sure that you will feel interested and  strange to explore the mangrove ecosystems formed on the alluvial grounds and the rugged rows of mangrove rising from the ground, swaying in the indefinite directions, showing such freedom as the openness of Ca Mau people. Then you shout out one, two, three, etc. and could not count all blue little crabs or be surprisingly thrilled to witness the goby-war, which is a kind of crowded fish naturally produced along with alluvial grounds. Someone on the trip will tell each other the forestland story of Mam trees and Mangroves, two of three “Tam Cong” in the reclamation time of the Southwest.

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If you want to take an overall look at the beauty of the forest, the sea and the ​​heaven of Ca Mau Cape, come to breakwater along the tip of Ca Mau Cape that prevents landslide and forms underground alluvial beaches where Mam trees and mangroves may develop into Ca Mau Cape protective forest. It now becomes a poetic and romantic landscape for tourists to take a walk, take photos and watch the vast sea. Moreover, the area of ​​newly planted forest makes the tourism area more spectacular, landscape greener and the air fresher.

Those who went to Ca Mau Cape many years ago will see a tremendous change. Many important works of the tourism area has been upgraded. National coordinate milestone GPS 0001 in the shape of 6-swing windmill are now refurbished, equipped with lights and many ornamental trees, creating a beautiful landscape for the surrounding area. In addition, to better serve the needs of visitors, two stations for Amateur music are expanded and the public toilets are equipped modernly and cleanly.


In order to giving more experience chances to visitors, many projects and tourism products are put into operation. The resort has built an oysters raising area to meet the need to find out the life of oysters as well as serve food in place for tourists. In the future, a forest experience with the main activity of learning about the life of wool snail around the mangrove root, a popular ingredient in many dishes that make up the brand name of Ca Mau Cape will be built. Besides, in order to have more souvenir shopping choices at the destinations, souvenir shops at the tourism area are built in the direction of socialization to create a variety of local specialties such as Ca Mau prow, mangrove chopsticks, T-shirts, tourist hats, dried shrimps, dried fishes, etc.

As an ideal destination for those who once dreamed of the sacred land of the Fatherland, now Dat Mui is a tourism area under the province. However, due to geographical advantages as well as habitat, it has attracted many tourists from the North to the South and set forth the goal of becoming the National Tourism Area. In order to achieve this goal, there are still a lot of tasks ahead which requires the involvement of authorities and sectors, the coordination and support from the relevant agencies, especially the efforts of the Management Board of the Tourism Area in product development and service quality management, especially research and application of sustainable tourism development solutions in parallel with protection of  the natural landscape of the forest and value optimization of tourism activities.

In 2016, Dat Mui served 151,838 visitors, including 151,629 domestic visitors. On Tet holiday 2016, the tourism area received 14,554 visitors, 18% higher than that in the same period of the last year. At present, Dat Mui Tourism Area has handed over the construction plan to construction units to carry out construction items such as Hanoi Tower of Flag at Ca Mau Cape, the beacon at the end of Ho Chi Minh highway, the entrance to the public tourism sites.

Article and Photo: Thy Dieu – Kim Chuyen

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