Tam Giang Lagoon


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Tam Giang Lagoon

Tam Giang Lagoon, located in Thua Thien Hue province in Vietnam, is a mesmerizing natural treasure that captivates visitors with its serene beauty and rich biodiversity. Spanning over a vast area, it is the largest lagoon in Southeast Asia, offering a picturesque landscape of shimmering waters, lush mangrove forests, and expansive sky.
Tam Giang Lagoon

How Tam Giang Lagoon is unique?

Tam Giang lagoon has 24 kilometers length with a surface of 52 sq kilometers and endows with capabilities that are pristine.

For visiting Tam Giang lagoon, visitors are able to travel to Vinh Ve Village, go along the Nhu Y river towards Dam Chuon. The charming scenery of the old village will amaze everyone by the architectural beauty of the former pavilion. Furthermore, it is the national church with a charming stone dragon and phoenix.

Before, the description with “4 no” no road, no electricity, no school, no gym, is what everybody used to describe the communes along the lagoon. They’re really enjoy the oases separated from the outside world. However, this was in the past.

Nowadays, the lagoon becomes an attractive destination in Hue city for tourists. Therefore, for Hue motorcycle tours Tam Giang Lagoon is a priceless source. The lagoon is so beautiful that whenever standing in front of this. It makes the heart of every tourist beat such as standing in front of a beautiful woman. And Tam Giang lagoon are the two biggest lagoons in Vietnam.

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And Tam Giang lagoon has large quantity of fauna and aquatic resources, a high diversity both on land and under water. Large quantities of fish captured from the Tam Giang Lagoon is going to be sold in markets or sold to wholesale traders. Or they use for the raw material making fish sauce for neighborhood villages. In the recent decades, the cultivation and increasing of sea products, largely the increasing of shrimps and cultivation of gracillaria.

It has developed within this zone of lagoons. The most beautiful moments on the lagoon are in sunset when it turns purple. Some fishing boats come home late with traces of casuarinas running with the horizon dividing the water from the skies.

Especially, it is with the whole lagoon’s surface vibration in the breeze. Due to the uncommon beauty of the lagoon, most travellers cannot help stopping on how to try to get images of this vast scene. Nature has endowed Hue individuals a landscape painting that is charming.

In addition, with rustic landscapes and a peaceful atmosphere, it is wonderful for visiting Tam Giang Lagoon. Particularly, it is amazing on sunrise or sunset time which bring you out from the stressful life of a busy town.

In addition, you can even find the value of a very simple life. As well as you get closer to nature and amicably individuals in the countryside. It is ideal to enjoy the sunrise at the lagoon is from 5: 30 to 7 a.m. You may get up early and rent a motorcycle to enjoy yourself at the clean air of the countryside with the trees along roadsides.

Sunset on Tam Giang Lagoon

What to do in Tam Giang Lagoon?

Coming to Tam Giang Lagoon, travellers can depart on a fishing vessel with locals to learn about the lagoon’s mystery. The most beautiful moments on the lagoon are in sunset when it turns purple. Some fishing boats come home late with traces of casuarinas running with the sky line. It separates the water from the skies, with the surface of all the lagoon shaking in the breeze.

Furthermore, these are pictures that visitors have to catch. Tam Giang locals live due to shrimp and fish. Men go fishing. Prior to the sun breaks over the eastern horizon they get up to collect fish and shrimp from traps. And at dusk they reset traps and networks. If you are photographer so lets come here for great photos of nature and local life.

Meanwhile, girls toil to capture oysters and clam as they’ve to soak their body to finish their work. Under the final rays of sun, some children in outfits Cricket in shallow water, while the others tie their father’s boat and go for a swim. Endowed by nature, Tam Giang is spoiled by its biodiversity and rare and precious marine products.

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Factually, large quantities of fish captured in the lagoon are sold in markets or to wholesale traders per day. Some locals keep some of the goods to do sauce. It is the great chance for visitors can see daily life activities and local foods.

Infact, the lagoon is home to a number of bird species and many different flora and fauna species. The lagoon is just like an air conditioning region, contributing to present storms at Hue City. People Today call Tam Giang Cau Hai a treasure. Coming into the lagoon, tourists never leave without sampling new fish in cottages along the lagoon like clam, squid, fish, crab or shrimp.

Also here is a great place that you can enjoy freshest seafood. Especially you can try local foodie in Tam Giang Lagoon. In conclusion, get off the beaten path to discover specialty of Hue that is legendary that visitors do not have the opportunity to see.

With his unchanging lifestyle, traditional values, and school agricultural practice, this place is to see a society preserved for centuries. Take the ultimate miniature getaway from town.

Sunrise - Tam Giang lagoon Hue

When is the best time to visit Tam Giang Lagoon?

The best time to visit Tam Giang Lagoon is during the dry season, which typically spans from March to August. During this period, the weather is relatively stable, with lower chances of rain and clear skies. The lagoon is at its most picturesque during this time, offering stunning views and optimal conditions for outdoor activities.

In particular, the months of April and May are considered ideal for visiting Tam Giang Lagoon. The weather is pleasantly warm, and the lagoon’s surroundings are lush and vibrant. This period also coincides with the arrival of migratory birds, making it a fantastic time for birdwatchers to observe a wide variety of avian species.

However, it’s worth noting that Tam Giang Lagoon is a year-round destination, and each season has its own unique charm. The wet season (September to February) brings occasional rainfall, which contributes to the lagoon’s lush greenery and creates a different atmosphere. The landscape transforms, and the lagoon becomes even more scenic during this time.

Ultimately, the best time to visit Tam Giang Lagoon depends on your preferences and the experiences you seek. Whether you prefer drier conditions for outdoor activities or want to witness the lagoon’s beauty in a different season, plan your visit accordingly and prepare for an unforgettable journey through this natural wonder.

Quick tips

  • Travel to Tam Giang lagoon by motorbike is the best way to experience the beauties of lagoon and countryside along the road.
  • Travel by car it is the fastest transport. it can be combine for relaxing on Thuan An beach and experience the beauty of Tam Giang lagoon.

Your Vietnam motorbike tours will be missed if not come to Tam Giang Lagoon. Make contact Origin Vietnam for perfect itinerary.

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Tam Giang Lagoon is a hidden gem that invites you to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and reconnect with nature’s tranquility. Whether you seek relaxation, birdwatching, or cultural immersion, this enchanting lagoon promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe of its natural splendor. Please drop an email to or call direct to +84829098686 for All things need to know before travel to Tam Giang Lagoon – Hue travel information.

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