Ecotourism development is combined with “return to
The People’s Committee of Long Thanh district has
just approved of land planning for 7 priority projects for the development of
local eco-tourism and garden tourism.
As planned, Long Thanh district will build an
ecological tourist attraction of An Vieng on an area of 60 ha in Binh An
commune; Loc An lake eco-tourism attraction on an area of 64 ha in Loc An
commune; My Tai eco-tourism attraction on an area of 15.5 ha in Phuoc Binh
commune; Hoang Gia Bao ecotourism and entertainment attraction on an area of
21.4 ha in Long An commune; Southeastern region ecotourism attraction and
resort on an area of 12.3 ha in Long Phuoc commune; the tourist attraction along
Cau Moi lake on an area of 227 ha including 50 ha of lake in Cam Duong and Bau
Can communes. Particularly, the investment into Long Thanh mangrove ecotourism
project has been assigned to Long Thanh Protection Forest Management.
In addition to taking an advantage of natural
ecotourism development, Long Thanh district is also a place with many famous
temples, which is a good place for the tours of spiritual tourism, sightseeing
temples, finding quiet places to relax, and so on.
Long Thanh district currently has 4 cultural and
historical relics whose rankings have been recognized including 1 relic
recognized as a national one and 3 others recognized as provincial ones. In
addition, there are 181 popular relics with artistic and architectural value
and with local folk beliefs that need to be preserved and promoted in terms of
cultural and historical value.
It is necessary to open river eco-tourism tours
According to the planning that Long Thanh district
aims to, the district will make tourism a key economic sector in the future. The
People’s Committee of Long Thanh district said that it would focus on exploiting
potential; diversifying tourism products; creating local tourism products
associated with localities and based on clean agricultural strengths; helping
agriculture and tourism to develop in a sustainable way.
Duy Minh (Dieu Linh)