Cao Lanh City (Cao Lãnh) is 162km from Ho Chi Minh City. There are direct buses from Ho Chi Minh City, Mytho, Can Tho, Vinh Long, and Long Xuyen. Sa Dec Town is 143km from Ho Chi Minh City, midway between Vinh Long and Long Xuyen.
Cao Lanh is a new town carved from the jungles and swamps of the Mekong delta region, Cao Lanh is big for business but it doesn’t draw a lot of tourist.
Around Cao Lanh
- Tram Chim National Park is a national park in Dong Thap Muoi, Dong Thap Province. This national park is created to protect several rare birds, especially the Sarus Crane (Grus Antigone), a species listed in the IUCN Red Book.
- Rung Tram - Southeast of Cao Lanh and accessible by boat tour is the 52 ha Rung Tram near My Hiep village. The area is one vast swamp with a beautiful thick canopy of tall trees and vines.