Bay Mau nipa forest is about 3km from Hoi An ancient quarter. It is a well-known ecotourism destination and considered as a miniature Vietnam’s western region inside Hoi An city.
Bay Mau nipa forest is the intersection of three rivers, Hoai, Thu Bon and De Vong. Coming to the forest, visitors usually think of a province of the Vietnam’s Western region.
The forest covers a brackish-water area of over 100 hectares. However, its initial area is 7 acres, thus its name’s Bay Mau.
To take a sight-seeing tour around the nipa forest, visitors have to use coracles rowed by a local.
The atmosphere in the Bay Mau nipa forest is very fresh and peaceful. Visitors can see it from Cua Dai Bridge. It is a beautiful green picture then.
Visiting the nipa forest, visitors will have chances to enjoy the performances of shaking coracles. Shaking coracles is a thrilling game which is very popular with the young.
Besides, visitors can watch the locals’ skilled movements of throwing fish-nets.