Hue is often a tourist city, where there are ancient and long-standing attractions. But few people know that, just driving about 12km to Tam Giang lagoon, you will get lost in a ghostly, pristine world of Ru Cha mangrove forest.
Ru Cha – a dear name with bold Hue poetry
Ru Cha, the name sounds strange at first, so many people have not yet figured out where this place is. No one knows when this name started, but according to the simple explanation, “Rú” means mountain forest, “Cha” is the name of a natural tree species, accounting for 90% of the area of mangrove forest this. Perhaps that’s why Ru Cha was born as a familiar, close and dear name of the people of Hue.
Guide to the Ru Cha mangrove forest
Ru Cha mangrove forest is located in Thuan Hoa village, Huong Tra district, Thua Thien Hue province. From the city center, you just need to move in the direction of National Highway 49 towards Thuan An beach. Then turn left in the direction of Tam Giang bridge to reach Ru Cha. Previously, if you wanted to enter the mangrove forest, you would have to leave your car outside and then walk, wade, or take a boat. But now, the road to Ru Cha has been poured with concrete, so it is very convenient to move.
Since appearing on social networks, Ru Cha mangrove forest has quickly become an attractive destination for tourists, especially young people. The attraction of this place is not inferior to famous attractions such as: Lap An lagoon, Hue Quoc Hoc school… Just once setting foot here, you will be immersed in the pristine and beautiful scenery. of mangroves.
The ideal time to explore Ru Cha mangrove forest
If you have admired the poetic beauty of the ancient buildings and experienced the delicious dishes of the ancient capital, then stop at Ru Cha mangrove forest to enjoy another beauty of Hue. The best time to explore this forest is from February to September every year. At that time, the whole forest began to change seasons, creating a poetic and romantic scene.