Ong De Eco-tourism Village is nearly 3ha wide and designed according to the integrated tourism model with a variety of services for entertainment, relaxation or enjoying countryside cuisine. Ong De creates a good impression for customers with the cool green space of the orchard, bamboo huts, landscape pond of lotus and lily flowers. Moreover, abundantly blooming cowslip creeper flowers on trellises as well as many other colorful flowers are used for decoration throughout the aisles. This is also the home of many kinds of birds such as Red Golden Pheasants, Malaysian parrots, Budgie birds, Mandarin ducks, Indian Myna and so on. Particularly, tourists like to take pictures with Eagles, Red Iguana, etc.
In order to create highlights and attract tourists, especially dynamic young people, Ong De Eco-tourism Village also organizes interesting folk games, such as cycling through the ditch, keeping balance on the Areca Palm to cross the ditch, ditch crossing on a rope bridge, rowing, net fishing, draining ditches for fish, etc. In which, team games of shaking and swinging bridge often leave unforgettable imprints in the hearts of tourists. What makes visitors interested in participating in folk games here is that they can wear the rustic áo bà ba (a traditional southern Vietnamese garment). Moreover, to attract tourists to join the games, the eco-tourism village not only has the entertainers to teach tourists how to play folk games but also gives gifts to whoever winning the games. There are also large-scale sound system and free stage for visitors who love music and want to perform with other people.
Tourists can learn about the characteristics of eagles and take pictures with real ones at Ong De Eco-tourism Village: Photo: M. Hoa
Ong De Eco-tourism Village has also invested in a homestay area with the rustic and countryside design with leafy roofs and wooden wall. The bedroom space is designed to be airy, clean and neat which meets the needs of visitors. In here, there is also a carriage service to pick up tourists from the crossroad of Ong De Rivulet to the tourist area. To fully experience the garden tours, Ong De Eco-tourism Village will open to welcome visitors to enjoy sweet fruits in every Star Apple or Ha Chau Burmese Grape harvest season.
Coming here, visitors can also enjoy a lot of countryside delicacies such as banh xeo (Vietnamese pancake), grilled snakehead fish, caramelized “Vồ Đém” fish with bush Grape (Pangasius larnaudii) and fish sauce hotpot, etc. The raw material sources for cooking ensure the criteria of food safety and are freshly prepared by professional chefs.
For more information about the services of entertainment, relaxation and cuisine in Ong De Eco-tourism Village, please contact: 02923 943 113. Hotline: 0931 852 113 – 0932 619 114 – 0934 036 115.
- Entrance ticket: 40,000 VND/person (free folk games)
- Áo bà ba rental fee: 30,000 VND/suit
- Taking photo with eagles fee: 10,000 VND
- Carriage rental fee: 80,000 VND/turn for 8 persons
- Homestay rental fee: 400,000 VND/day
Source: Can Tho Newspaper - Translated by Hoang Dat