Experience exploring Fosaco eco-village – an ideal weekend picnic paradise
thamnguyen99 7-07-2021, 18:00

Fosaco Eco-Village is an ideal destination in Saigon that many tourists love to enjoy and participate in outdoor activities. In particular, Fosaco is also known as “the Central Highlands in the heart of Saigon”. When coming to Fosaco, visitors will be immersed in the atmosphere of the Central Highlands which is reproduced very vividly. Let’s start the journey to discover this famous tourist destination.

Where is Fosaco Eco Village in Saigon? 

Where is the Fosaco eco-tourism area? Also known as Cu Chi ethnic minority cultural and eco-tourism area, is located at Nga Tu Hamlet, Nhuan Duc Commune, Cu Chi District. This famous tourist destination in Saigon is about 8km from Cu Chi tunnels and about 1 hour from the center of Ho Chi Minh City by motorbike. Coming to Fosaco eco-village, you will enjoy the fresh air, ideal for relaxing away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

– Opening time: From 8 am – 5 pm daily. In case you plan to stay overnight, you need to contact in advance to reserve a room. 

Ticket price: 30,000 VND/adult.

Experience exploring Fosaco eco-village – an ideal weekend picnic paradise
Fosaco Eco Village is an attractive destination in Saigon on the weekend. Photo: Jonny Nguyen on Instagram

How to get to Fosaco . Eco Village

Experience going to Saigon, to get to Fosaco village first you need to move to Ho Chi Minh City. After that, you can choose to take a bus or motorbike to reach the Fosaco tourist area. As follows:

– Motorbike: If you want to actively travel by motorbike, you can go in the direction of National Highway 22 to Cu Chi -> when you see a turn on Nguyen Thi Ranh street, turn -> Nhuan Duc street -> go straight for about 400m. On the left, there is a signboard -> turn to the red dirt road about 400m to reach the Fosaco ecological village.

– Bus: If you don’t know the way, you can take bus number 04 or 65 to An Suong. Then, from An Suong you continue to take bus number 74 to Cu Chi bus station and from the bus station take route 79 to Ben Duoc. You should remind the driver to drop off the nearest point to the Fosaco tourist area . Bus route 79 has a schedule from Cu Chi bus station to Ben Duoc temple.    

How to get to Fosaco . Eco Village

Discover the ‘miniature Central Highlands in the heart of Saigon’

What does Fosaco Eco-Village have? Now you don’t need to take a long time to go to the remote Central Highlands to discover the life of ethnic minorities here. Right at Fosaco village, you will learn the typical culture of the Central Highlands, with beliefs, festivals, and experience life close to nature. That is the image of the house on stilts, the communal house, listening to interesting stories about the Central Highlands and enjoying many delicious specialties. 

Discovering the “miniature Central Highlands in the heart of Saigon”: Instagram photo by Móm.tahiiii   

In the ecological village of Fosaco Saigon, special performances are regularly held by ethnic minorities. In particular, at Fosaco, there is also a pig racing contest with many interesting activities attracting a large number of visitors.  

Watch pig racing đua

The tour and discovery of Fosaco village do not stop there, moreover, you can learn the brocade weaving scene of the girls on the plateau and the pottery technique of the Choro people. Although these are normal activities in the daily life of ethnic minorities here, they have left many interesting experiences to attract tourists.   

Organize a campfire

Fosaco Eco-Village – an ideal weekend spot in Saigon

Coming to Fosaco, you can not only learn about the ecotourism space of ethnic minorities but also enjoy a memorable relaxing space. Fosaco village has many green trees that bring extremely fresh air. Along with that, there are beautiful miniatures such as: the poetic large lake, the typical straw mounds of the Australian countryside, the colorful orchid garden, the goats and cows grazing, the vines, Chairs by the river to enjoy the wind, monkey bridge to the Rong house, love junction, legendary road…

Natural scenery at Fosaco . Eco-Village

Fosaco is an ideal picnic spot chosen by many families and groups of friends to picnic and organizes teambuilding activities on the weekend. Coming to Fosaco Ecological Village in Ho Chi Minh City, you can also participate in many interesting activities such as: Suspension bridge, boating to catch ducks in the lake, soccer, tug of war, seesaw, treasure hunt,… Surely you and your family and friends will have memorable moments of relaxation.   

Many beautiful plants and flowers
Fun place for a group of friends. Photo: Minh Trang ^oo^ ‘s on Instagram

What to eat when coming to Fosaco eco-village? 

Coming to Cu Chi ethnic minority cultural eco-tourism area, you can also enjoy many delicious specialties of the Central Highlands people such as: grilled meat, bamboo tube rice, can wine of the Ma… The most popular dishes are bamboo tube rice and beef rolls with rice paper. Food prices are very reasonable. 

Enjoy a variety of delicious specialties

Besides enjoying the food available at the resort’s restaurant, you can also bring your own food to cook with your friends. Bring food for BBQ, grill and tools. Note, there is no grill at the resort, so you should bring it from home. On the property, you can bring camping gear on the campus of the eco-village to enjoy memorable relaxing moments. 

Above is the whole experience of Fosaco eco-village: How to move, play and eat . Hopefully, the above information will help you have a trip to discover Fosaco village with the most interesting and fun experiences.

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