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Mangrove forests reveal magnificent beauty in central Vietnam

Tuesday, October 06, 2020, 09:54 GMT+7
Mangrove forests reveal magnificent beauty in central Vietnam
The Ca Cai Lake mangrove forest in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam has earned its reputation thanks to thousands of white-flowered black mangroves. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

A mangrove forest in central Vietnam has recently captured the attention of people who love travel and photography for its natural beauty.

The Ca Cai Lake mangrove forest, located in Binh Thuan Commune in the central province of Quang Ngai’s Binh Son District, has earned its reputation thanks to thousands of white-flowered black mangrove trees in the area.

Around 80 hectares of the trees were planted here six years ago as part of a project, launched by the Green Climate Fund in collaboration with the Vietnamese government, to improve the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to climate change-related impacts, according to local Quang Ngai newspaper.

Since then, Ca Cai Lake has become a mangrove forest which has not only provided a protection forest for the area as well as improved the local ecological environment, but also offered a magnificent natural scene.

Every year, the forest dons a fairy-tale look as trees turn deciduous in fall.

The place has become an inspiration for many photographers with its diverse arrays of lotuses, water lilies, and green patches of water lettuce.

Numerous kinds of birds including storks and mallards also regularly fly to the forest.

Tourists to the forest can enjoy nature by riding around on a boat or joining local fishermen for fishing excursions. 

The forest is ideal for visiting all year long, as it remains beautiful through all seasons.

Numerous kinds of birds including storks and mallards pay regular visits to Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Numerous kinds of birds including storks and mallards regularly fly to Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Ca Cai Lake mangrove forest in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam is seen in an aerial photo. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

This aerial shows the Ca Cai Lake mangrove forest in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Fishermen ride a boat on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Fishermen ride a boat on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Tourists enjoy nature on a boat ride on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

Tourists enjoy nature on a boat ride on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

View of a boat ride on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

A view of a boat ride on Ca Cai Lake in Quang Ngai Province, central Vietnam. Photo: Nguyen Duy Sinh

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