Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

Thursday, 17/09/2020
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Vietnam Trust car rental is a top ten local Mekong delta tour operator in since 2010  due to be the virus of Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 so we have delayed our tour business to Mekong delta Vietnam, today we would like to share for you the top 30 famous tourist attarctios must visit in Mekong delta Vietnam.

1. Tan Lap floating village. Cell phone: +8496696 8133. Add: National Road 62, Tan Lap commune, Moc Hoa district, Long An province. It is 110 kms away in 2.5 hours driving by private car from Saigon city. It's about 15 kms south of the Cambodian border.

The Tan Lap floating village is planned to build a typical tourist area of ​​Long An in particular and the wetland of Dong Thap Muoi in general. Visiting this floating village you will be immersed in the unique nature of the Southern Vietnam River.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

The Tourist area with works of about 5ha, rest houses and management houses, parks and wharf areas. The remaining is 130 ha of Melaleuca forest, including 5 kms of cement road. You can enter the forest by canoe or walk. It's a great place for rest and fishing. If your Vietnam tours are in January so let come here to enjoy. Because January is one of the best months of the year.

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2. Cai Rang floating market (Cantho Vietnam) is the biggest floating market in Vietnam. Located about 6 kms from the center of Cantho Vietnam. Many boats carry the agricultural products from many villages to this wholesale market to get together on a big river for selling. The sellers at the retail markets come here to buy goods to deliver to home for retail selling more expensive. 
(Cai Rang floating market Cantho Vietnam is different from Damonen Saduak Floating market in Thailand, which sells almost tourist gifts on the canals). so you may visit the Cai Rang floating market 1 day from Ho Chi Minh here.

Phong Dien floating Market is a little further away from Can Tho but offers a more intimate, local style market. Unlike the busy wholesale market at Cai Rang, this floating market is made up of mainly smaller boats and has a more leisurely pace to it.

As with most markets, Phong Dien, is best seen as early as possible, between 5 am-8 am. The vibrant colours of the fresh fruit and vegetables add excitement to the green surroundings, signalling the start of another day. Most boat companies offer tours which allow passengers to see both Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating market in a single trip.

3. Chin Hong’s Fruit Garden. Cell phone: +84789 548 878. Add: 398, Tổ 31, Mỹ Nhơn hamlet, Phong Điền district, Can Tho city. It is 10 kms away from the center of Can Tho city.

The garden grows many different types of fruit: strawberry, rambutan, durian ... Depending on the season, there are different types of fruit. In the garden, there are many interesting games such as boating, monkey bridge.

4. Ong pagoda in Cantho Vietnam. Add: 32, Hai Ba Trung str, Tan An ward, Ninh Kieu district, Can Tho city, Viet Nam. It is 10 kms away from the center of Can Tho city.

This is a Chinese temple of Cantonese origin in Can Tho, and a national-level historic site since 1993. Ong pagoda started construction in 1894, to be completed in 1896, on an area of ​​532m2. Most of the materials to build the pagoda were brought from Guangdong. Just entering the gate, is the signboard "Quang Trieu Hoi Quan".

The work was founded by a group of Chinese people from Guangzhou and Trieu Khanh, so named "Quang Trieu Hoi Quan" is a place of worship, exchange, meeting fellow countrymen, helping each other to do business to settle in the region. new land.

This is a rare pagoda of Can Tho in particular and the country in general still retains the ancient status quo and architectural artistic value with typical religious meanings from the time of its construction, despite many years of war. painting.

5. Binh Thuy Ancient house (Cantho Vietnam). It is located about 6 kms from the center of Cantho Vietnam. It was built in 1870 by the Duong family, and it has been passed down through 6 generations of the family, some of whom still live in the rear part of the property.

Often there will be a member of the Duong family on hand to give guided tours and show visitors points of interest around the house. This Ancient House shines with classic French architect style.

6. Cai Be a small Floating Market. Add: Cai Be town, Tien Giang province, Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. It is 114 kms away in 2.5 hours driving by private car transfers from Saigon Ho Chi Minh city Vietnam.

For a long time, boats were the main transport to carry the agricultural products from the villages to this wholesale market to get together on a big river, named Tien River for selling. The retailers also took their boat to this floating market to shop around and buy the goods to deliver to home for the retail market, which is more expensive.

Present is different from the past, nowadays motorbikes and trucks carry agricultural products from the villages directly to the city without a boat. That is why Cai Be Ffloating Market remains some boats (not many boats like before).

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7. Unicorn Island (Thoi Son Island Ben Tre & My Tho). Add: Thoi Son Commune, My Tho City. It’s 7 kms away from the center of My Tho city.

Thoi Son Island is one of the famous attractions in the Mekong River Delta. This island fascinates visitors by its beautiful landscapes (beautiful garden, beautiful canal, etc), unique traditional Vietnamese folk music – Don Ca Tai Tu, and special cuisine.

7.1 Rach Mieu Bridge. Add: My Tho City, Tien Giang province, and the other side of the bridge belongs to Ben Tre province. Rạch Miễu Bridge (Vietnamese: Cầu Rạch Miễu), is a cable-stayed bridge in the Mekong Delta. It goes over the upper-Mekong River, with a stop down for landing on the Unicorn Island.

The bridge connects Tien Giang Province (Mỹ Tho) with Ben Tre Province, over the Mekong. Construction began in 2002 and was completed on 19 January 2009. When our car gets to the top of the bridge, we see 3 beautiful near-by sites: My Tho city, Tien River, and Unicorn Island.

8.Dong Tam Snake Farm. Tel: 0273 3853 204. Add: Binh Duc commune, Chau Thanh district, Tien Giang province. It’s 9 kms away from the center of My Tho city. This Snake Farm was established on October 27, 1979.

Dong Tam Snake Farm is the largest centre for snake rearing and snakebite treatment in the Mekong river Delta. It has long been an interesting tourist site for Vietnamese and foreign visitors. It is a special tourist destination in Vietnam. Dong Tam Snake Farm is one of the country’s largest snake-raising centers where venom is produced for local use and export, with its collection of over 50 species of snake.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

This 12-ha-farm was formerly run by a retired Vietnamese soldier and expert-at-snake named Tran Van Duoc (Tu Duoc also). The farm is now under the operation of the military, with a big collection of not only snakes but also some animals like: crocodiles, bears, turtles, sheep and ostriches. Some of them are mutants – evidence of the spraying of Agent Orange in the Mekong Delta during war time.

Dong Tam Snake Farm has long been an interesting tourist site for domestic and foreign visitors. 
There are many snakes winding themselves around the branches. Visitors also have an opportunity to see many rare and precious species of amphibians, such as pythons, crocodiles and turtles which are in.

9. Vinh Trang Pagoda. Tel: 0273 3873 427. Add: My An hamlet, ward 8, My Tho city. It’s 4 kms away from the center of My Tho city.

The Vinh Trang Pagoda is the greatest pagoda of Tien Giang Province, in an area of 2,000m2 with many beautiful trees. It was built in 1849 in My Phong village, My Tho City, in the shape of a “Nation” letter of Chinese characters. The pagoda includes four large departments connected with each other: the front department, the main department, the worship department and the back department, bearing a combination of European-Asian architecture and creating a splendid beauty, solemnity, but purity.

The beautiful structure features a mixture of Chinese, Vietnamese and Angkor (Cambodian) architectural styles. The pagoda consists of five buildings, two ornamental yards and 178 pillars. The extremely beautiful structures in the pagoda are two triumphal arches bearing an art of inserting bottle and porcelain fragments which create harmonious pictures illustrating the Buddha’s legendaries.

The facade of Vinh Trang Pagoda contains both Asian and European architecture including elements from the Renaissance period, Romanesque style, French decorative flowers and Japanese enameled tile. From afar, the pagoda resembles the five-tower Angkor Temple.

According to locals, a monk named Minh Dan and an architect named Huynh Tri Phu traveled to Cambodia prior to building the pagoda for inspiration and eventually combined Khmer architecture with European styles for the pagoda. Vinh Trang Pagoda houses 60 precious statues made from copper, wood and terracotta. The most valuable collection is the 18 arhats made from jackfruit tree wood in 1907. 

10. Thiền viện Trúc Lâm Chánh Giác Tiền Giang. Tel: 0273 3643 643. Add: hamlet 1, Thanh Tan commune, Tan Phuoc district, Tien Giang province. It’s 36 kms away from the center of My Tho city, capital of Tien Giang province. It was built in 2012. The total area of the temple is 30 ha – One of the Buddhist temples having the largest area in Southeast Asia.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

11. Phoenix Island (cồn Phụng). Add: Tan Vinh hamlet, Tan Thach commune, Chau Thanh district, Ben Tre province. It is under the Rach Mieu Bridge, and is 11 kms away from the center of Ben Tre city. Prior to Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreign tourists and Vietnamese tourists came here to see: bamboo bridge, Coconut houses, traditional handicraft villages where making Coconut Candy and coconut stuff such as: chopstick, spoon, cup, comb, etc.

This Island is a mixture of the above things and a Tourist Zone named “khu Du Lịch Cồn Phụng” with bustling tourism activities, including swimming Pond, Con Phung Eco Restaurant, etc.

You may take a private taxi from Ho Chi Minh tarsnfers to Ben Tre with Vietnam Trust Car rental from 59$USD/trip. Book it now.

12. Cai Mon Fruit Orchard. Add: Vinh Thanh commune, Cho Lach district, Ben Tre province. It is 27 kms away from the center of Ben Tre city. There are many varieties of fruits like durian, sweet mango, longan, purple mangosteen, rambutan, others.

Additionally, an attractive feature of the orchard is that it is the home of artists who have the ability of planting valuable plants and designing them in unique shapes. This village has the biggest fruit-tree nursery of Vietnam.

13. An Binh Island. Add: Vinh Long city, Vinh Long province. Prior to Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreign tourists and Vietnamese tourists came here. The An Binh Island which has many tourist attractions is famous among the Tien river and Co Chien river, opposite to the mainland of Vinh Long city.

The island is about 60 km2, including 3 communes of Vinh Long city: An Binh, Binh Hoa Phuoc and Hoa Ninh, and Dong Phu commune of Long Ho district, Vinh Long province. The land is fertile and rich, the rush orchards have a variety of fruits such as rambutan, mango, custard-apple, durian, sapoche and so on.

13.1 Pottery village on Co Chien River:

Follow 31 provincial highways along Co Chien River, Passing Thien Duc Bridge, you are coming to the “red ceramic kingdom” stretching from Vinh Long City, Long Ho district to Mang Thit district. The village is just over 20 years old. From the typical red clay mines here, the village has produced tens of thousands products serving local demands and also exported to other countries.

Coming to the village, tourists shall have chances to see directly the ceramic making process with many different stages. Red clay is transported from ferries to workshops through conveyors. Depending on the type of product, clay is mixed in different techniques.

This stage is of great importance which decides the success of the outcome products. After mixing, clay is moulded by hands many times so it is fine and smooth without sticking on our hand. it is then used to create products with decoration painting before being heated.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam  
The design work requires the hands of artists and sculptors. Ceramic samples are made from gypsum based on the prototype. The next step is filling the gypsum moulds and then printing. In the printing process, workers press clay on the mould. The mould may be created from many different parts. Workers need to press clay on those parts before connecting them together to create a raw ceramic product. Next to the printing process is mould unloading. 

What to visit on An Binh Island?

Tien Chau Pagoda located on Tien beach, on the left bank of Co Chien River, An Binh island. The pagoda formerly belonged to Binh Luong and An Thanh villages (currently Binh Luong hamlet, An Binh commune, Long Ho district, Vinh Long province).

The garden of Mr. Sau Giao in Binh Thuan hamlet, Hoa Ninh commune with hundreds of ornamental plants: types of apricot blossom, jasmine ....Around the house is a garden of longan and catfish ponds, delicious fish. The house on stilts of Mr. Muoi Day (the ideal homestay spot) : the house on stilts is made of the most beautiful wood in Hoa Ninh canal, there is a garden of longan, grapefruit, and sapoche in the back.

The Mr. Muoi's house was chosen by many visitors to take a nap or stay overnight including lunch, dinner and the following breakfast with the package only about 250,000 - 350,000 VND per a guest.
 
The orchard of Be Sau: In An Binh commune with many kinds of fruits such as plum, Taiwanese guava, mango, rambutan...with the price to go to the orchard to eat comfortably only from 30,000 - 50,000 VND / person depending on the season.

You will be comfortably eating in the garden but if you want to buy as a gift, the landlord will charge a friendly price. It is important that you can choose the freshest fruits in the orchard. The owner of the garden is very funny and friendly to visitors.

Visit here for 15 famous Vietnmese tropical fruits.

Especially, the owner of the garden also serves you some great dishes such as: grilled fish, the dish which is made of raw chicken and vegetables. 
The old house of Mr. Cai Cuong was built in French and traditional architecture, has a large yard in front, there is a garden of longan and rambutan in the back. This is a place where visitors can enjoy the meal and listen to the music from amateurs (DON CA TAI TU).

14. Jade Buddha Temple (chùa Phật Ngọc Xá Lợi pagoda). Add: 287A, QL 80, Vinh Hoa hamlet, Tan Ngai commune, Vinh Long city, Vinh Long province. It is 8 kms away from Vinh Long city. It was built in 1970 and is 1 of the most famous pagodas in Mekong.

This yellow and maroon Buddhist temple is absolutely massive and is fairly new; having been completed in 2015. The huge statue of Guanyin (Quán Thế  m in Vietnamese) sits to the right of the entrance and, of course, you can miss the towering pagoda on the second level! If you climb up, there’s a really nice breeze under the pavilions, and you can see out to the river and bridge.

15. Hang Pagoda. It was built in 1637. Add: Khom 4, Chau Thanh town, Tra Vinh province. It is 130 kms away in 3 hours driving by private car transfers from Saigon to the South. It is around 5 kms from the center of Tra Vinh city.

The pagoda’s area is up to 10 ha, but a half is natural forest full of tall trees and birds’ nesting places. It’s known that Hang Pagoda is an ancient site of the Khmer people.

16. Bat Pagoda. It was built in 1569. Add: Ward 3, Soc Trang City. Bat Pagoda is the symbol of Khmer architecture. There are countless bats living and nesting in the backyard; they feed on fruits at night and sleep in daylight, so you can see them hanging (sleeping) on trees when visiting Bat Pagoda. The monks at this pagoda believe that this place is a very peaceful place, therefore the bats come to stay.

17. Som Rong pagoda. Add: 367, Ton Duc Thang str, ward 5, Soc Trang city, Soc Trang province. It is 2.5 kms away from Soc Trang city. Som Rong pagoda was built over 600 years ago. The first Som Rong pagoda was erected with bamboo and wood which was covered with simple leaves. The pagoda has many Som Rong trees that grow on their own, so the pagoda took the name of Som Rong to name.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

The pagoda is redolent of the ancient Khmer temple architecture with sophisticated sculpture. In the afternoon, Som Rong pagoda is more and more poetic with the sunset scenery and the pigeons flying in the blue sky to make the sight here peaceful.

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18. Bac Lieu Prince’s House. Tel: 02913953304.  Add: 13, Dien Bien Phu str, ward 3, Bac Lieu city. It is 1 km away from the center of Bac Lieu city.

When it comes to Bac Lieu, Cong Tu Bac Lieu is mentioned the most. The story about this guy is pretty interesting: His real name was Tran Trinh Huy. He was born in a rich Southern family and best known as a playboy in the 1930’s –19 40’s.

He was the first person in Vietnam who burned money just to make sweet soup. The house of Bac Lieu Prince is one of the top attractions here. Built in 1919, it was designed by a French architect; plus, all the construction materials were brought from France.

This is a two-story palace characterized by classic & unique design featuring a long, great hall, winding stairs, and spacious rooms. Now Bac Lieu Prince’s House has become the hotel as more and more people want to spend one night here for experience.

19. Bac Lieu wind power farm. Add: Vinh Trach Dong commune, Bac Lieu city. It is 18 kms away from the center of Bac Lieu city.

Construction of Bac Lieu wind power project with a capacity of 99.2 MW and annual average output of 320 GWh was officially started on September 9, 2010.

Bac Lieu wind power farm not only brings to the country benefits of increasing clean energy source, but also contributes to creating the jobs, increasing budget revenue, supporting energy for production, business and good implementing solutions to cope with climate change of Bac Lieu province.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

At the same time, the project also makes an important contribution to developing the trade and tourism sectors of the Bac Lieu province.

20. Chua Xu Lady Temple. Add: Nui Sam ward, Chau Doc city, An Giang. It is 5 kms away from the center of Chau Doc city. It is 4 kms away from the Cambodian border. The temple of Ba Chua Xu, a protector goddess, was constructed in 1820 at the foot of Sam Mountain, to the west of the town of Chau Doc.

According to legend, in the early 1800’s villagers found a statue of a lady dating to the 6th century in the forest. A temple was built in her honor with the hopes that she would bring people better lives and bountiful harvests.

The temple is constructed according to the Chinese character “quoc” with four roofs of blue tiles. Within the temple is a much-venerated marble statue of Ba Chua, meaning “country lady”. Worshippers touch her statue and ask for her protection and benediction.

A great festival is held annually from the 23rd to the 27th of the fourth lunar month with the 25th day being the most important. During the festival days, many traditional cultural activities and dances are organized.

21. Tra Su Cajuput Forest. Add: Van Giao commune, Tinh Bien district, An Giang province, Vietnam. It is 20 kms away from the center of Chau Doc city. And it is 30 kms away from the Cambodian border.

With the area of about 850 ha, the forest is home to a rich diversity of fauna and flora. It’s great to witness wide paddy fields dotted with palmyra palm trees in proximity to the forest. Some study reveals that Tra Su Cajuput is currently the habitat of more than 70 species of birds and 11 species of animals, 25 species of reptiles, and 10 species of fish. Also, there are up to over 140 species of flora spreading through the forest.

With such amazing wildlife, it’s sure to be a memorable trip for you. Before Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreigners and Vietnamese tourists came here.

22. Cave Pagoda (Chùa Hang). Add: Nui Sam ward, Chau Doc city, An Giang. It is 5 kms away from the center of Chau Doc city. And it is 4 kms away from the Cambodian border. It was constructed from 1840 – 1850 at the middle of Sam Mountain, towards Cambodia.

The pagoda was built out and partly in caves in the rock. Nice view towards Cambodia. The surrounding garden is very beautiful and impressive. Climb up and over 100 steps to the main hall, then an amazing view is your front eyes: see the daily life of mountain people, view the border’s field between Vietnam and Cambodia, look out over Cambodia and enjoy the Sunset (if it doesn’t rain in the late afternoon). Great view and iconic pagoda.

23. Tà Pạ Pagoda- Tà Pạ Mountain- Tà Pạ Field. Add: Nui To commune, Tri Ton district, An Giang province. They are 44 kms away from the center of Chau Doc city. It is 29 kms away from Tinh Bien border gate, which is close to Cambodian border.

Tà Pạ Pagoda- Tà Pạ Mountain is 240 km away from Ho Chi Minh and taxi fare from Ho Chi Minh to Chau Doc is 159$USD. Visit this link taxi here: https://vietnamtrustcarrentals.com/taxi-transfers-from-chau-doc-to-ho-chi-minh-trust-car-rental.html

Tà Pạ Pagoda is a Khmer Pagoda, the other name is Chun Num Pagoda as the Khmer call it. It was built in 2010, halfway up to Tà Pạ Mountain. Ta pa Pagoda was built step by step depending on the donation they got from the faithful.

Hence, here you can find besides the main pagoda that was constructed years ago a brand new tower dedicated to Gautama Buddha. Visitors can see the combination of the old and the new, the antiques and contemporary decorations. It is tucked in a nice spot among cool, clean air and immense greenness of forest which makes for a tranquil and pure ambience, giving visitors carefree moments in the sanctuary.

The pagoda is striking with typical Khmer pagoda architecture and its yellow color makes it more noticeable in the mountain area. From the pagoda, trekking upwards for about 50 meters, tourists will reach the peak with many giant rock pillars pointing imposingly to the sky. Under the pillars is a small lake where visitors will be amazed by its crystal green water. Moreover, visitors have a chance to admire the talents of artisans via the statue garden with a number of Buddhist characters and genies.

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From the pagoda’s tower, visitors are treated to a stunning panoramic view of the busy Tri Ton town below interlacing with the greenness of rice fields and rivers.
Tà Pạ Mountain (Tà Pạ Hill): is one of seven peaks named That Son, which means "seven famous mountains". From the mountain top, visitors can feast their eyes on the town of TriTon and relish the beauty of paddy fields in the foothills of the To mountain.  


 
 24. Tram Chim National Park. Add: Phu Hiep commune, Tam Nong district, Dong Thap province. It is 135 kms away in 3.5 hours driving by private car transfers from SaiGon to the Southwest. Tram Chim is blessed with the unique and diverse ecosystem, including Red-crowned Crane, a rare species in the world. Before Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreigners and Vietnamese tourists came here.

25. Xeo Quyt ECO Tourism Area. Add: My Long commune, Cao Lanh district, Dong Thap province, Vietnam. It is 127 kms away in 3 hours driving by private car transfers from SaiGon to the Southwest. Here, a local wooden sampan takes you to enjoy the fresh air and cool breeze from the green cajeput forest. In the wartime many Vietcong guerillas hid in this area. Before Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreigners and Vietnamese tourists came here.

26. Tan Quy Dong Flower Village. Add: Tan Quy Dong commune, Sa Dec city, Dong Thap province. It is 148 kms away in 4 hours driving by private car transfers from SaiGon (Ho Chi Minh city) to the Southwest. As the biggest flower village in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta,

Tan Quy Dong is the provider of flowers to regions nearby. You should visit this village at the end of the year when the locals are preparing for TET Holiday (lunar new year), the biggest holiday in Vietnam. Before Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of Vietnamese tourists came to this village.

27. Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House. Add: 255A, Nguyen Hue str, Sa Dec city, Dong Thap province, Vietnam. It is 145 kms away in 4 hours driving by private car transfers from Saigon to the Southwest. This is an ancient house of Mr. HUYNH THUY LE, one of the richest merchants in Sa Dec city.  He was once the lover of Marguerite Duras, a French Author. The house was designed by the mixture of French and Vietnamese architectural styles. Before Covid-19 pandemic, a lot of foreigners and Vietnamese tourists came here.

28. Phu Quoc Island. Phu Quoc Island, which is in the Gulf of Thailand, is the biggest Island of Vietnam. It is 345 kms away in 1 hour flying by plane from Ho Chi Minh city to the Southwest.

If you are going to Phu Quoc by taxi so we would like to recomemnd the Private taxi from Ho Chi Minh transfers to Rach Gia where you should take the ferry service in 3hours to Phu Quoc island.

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What should you do and see in Phu Quoc Vietnam?

28.1.1. Phu Quoc cable car: The newly opened cable car route connects Phu Quoc island with Hon Thom which is a genuinely breathtaking experience. Riding on the cable car, you soar over a turquoise sea and islands with an amazing view. 

28.1.2. Ham Ninh Fishing Village. Add: Rach Ham hamlet, Ham Ninh commune, Phu Quoc Island district. It is 21 kms away from the center of Phu Quoc Island. Not only the village attracts peaceful scenery and delicious local seafood, but Ham Ninh also offers great treks for adventures. Ham Ninh fishing village is nestled on the island’s east side, having mountains on its back and ocean on the front. 

28.1.3. Hon Thom Fishing Village. Add: An Thoi Island town, Phu Quoc Island district. It is 30 kms away from the center of Phu Quoc Island. After around 30 minute on boat from An Thoi, you will reach Hon Thom Island where you can admire the beauty of a coastal fishing village. The image of the fishermen sitting for a knitting fishing net next to the temporary houses on the beach shall give you the special feeling about a peaceful village.

28.1.4. Phu Quoc National Park. It is 13 kms away from the center of Phu Quoc. Phu Quoc National Park comprises more than half of Phu Quoc Island’s northern region, where adventurous travellers can enjoy a range of outdoor pursuits throughout their tropical vacation. Read here for more Phu Quoc travel information with us.

29. U-Minh Ha National Park. Tel: 0290 3910 020. Add: Vo Doi hamlet, Khanh Binh Tay Bac commune, Tran Van Thoi district, Ca Mau province. It is 42 kms away from the center of Ca Mau city.

Top 30 Famous Tourist Attractions Must See In Mekong Delta Vietnam

The park has an area of 82.86 square kilometers and was established on 20 January 2006 to protect low wetland ecosystem in the region. Fauna and flora found here include mangrove, snake, turtle, bird, amphibian.

Bordered by Ca Mau, the largest mangrove forest beyond the Amazon basin covers 1000 sq km. Home to endangered mammals, including the hairy-nosed otter and the fishing cat, and 187 bird species.

The people living in U Minh Hạ Forest have occupations related to the forest such as raising bees, fishing, catching eels, and planting fruit trees. They are very protective of their home. The people of the forest rely on the start of the rainy season for the forest to turn into a large breeding ground for fish, so that they can catch the fish.

30. Pirate Island (Đảo Hải Tặc). Add: Pirate Island, which is in the Gulf of Thailand, belongs to Tien Hai commune, Ha Tien city, Kien Giang province. It is 28 kms away from Ha Tien city mainland, and is 40 kms from Phu Quoc Island.

Visitors to Hai Tac (Pirate) Island in Kien Giang Province can dive for sea urchins and eat them raw as local fishermen do.The island in the Ha Tien archipelago is not as well known as Phu Quoc Island, but its pristine landscapes are beginning to attract more tourists.

Sea urchins usually reproduce between the third and sixth lunar months. They are often eaten raw with a bit of mustard after being caught. The meat has a light yellow hue and a creamy taste.
To get to the island, visitors can depart from the pier in Ha Tien city.

Accommodation on the island is still basic. Apart from diving and fishing, you can also explore life on the island by renting motorbikes. 
covered in lush vegetation and with clear blue waters, has a sordid 500-year history as a pirate haven that only came to an end during the reunification in 1975. Today the inhabitants make their living from the sea.

A paved motorbike trail circles the island; you can hike up to the hill temple and visit the tranquil beach, and if you come with a Vietnamese speaker, you can arrange to go out with the fishers.

Besides the 2000-or-so inhabitants who reside in the four small, scrappy fishing villages, there's an army base on top of the hill, keeping a vigilant eye out for potential invaders from Cambodia.

Rumours of pirate treasure have circulated for years, and in 1983 the army promptly expelled from Vietnam a couple of foreign treasure seekers who arrived illegally by boat from Cambodia, equipped with metal detectors.

The best beach on the island is Bai Bac on the northern coast, which also offers some local beach shacks to feast on fresh seafood. A day trip is possible, but there are now several places to stay, including some basic homestays and guesthouses. Boat trips to nearby islands are available for a negotiable 250,000d. Going out on a fishing boat at night, you may see the sparkly shapes of fish shooting through the water, thanks to the phosphorescence phenomenon.

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All Things Need To Know Before Travelling To Nam Du Island Kien Giang
18/09/2020

In recent years, Nam Du island has become one of the top destinations for a quick weekend escape trip for many local youngsters. Even though the island is much smaller compared to Phu Quoc island, it’s way cheaper.

Nam Du wins the hearts of many people because of its pristine beach, gorgeous small green islets surrounding the main island, delicious seafood, and interesting island-hopping tours. This article will cover all the facts that you need to know before traveling to this beautiful island.

All Things Need To Know Before Travelling To Long An Vietnam
15/09/2020
Long An is the gateway to the Southeast and the Mekong Delta so Long An has many attractive tourist attractions. To get the perfect and complete Long An trip, you should take some time to learn about the place. Below is the latest updated Long An travel guide.
All Things Need To Know Before Travelling To Ben Tre Vietnam
14/09/2020
Located in the Mekong River delta, Ben Tre province borders Tien Giang province to the north, Tra Vinh province to the south, Vinh Long province to the west and the East Sea to the east. As one of the 13 provinces in the delta, the province is made up of three main peninsulas, namely Bao, Minh and An Hoa, and boasts four rivers of Tien, Ba Lai, Ham Luong and Co Chien and a dense network of canals. Covering almost 2,360 square kilometers.
All Things Need To Know Before Travelling To Tien Giang Vietnam
13/09/2020

My Tho is the capital of Tien Giang Province. It lies in the Mekong Delta on the banks of Tien River, a tributary of the Mekong River at a distance of 70 km from Ho Chi Minh City, 70 km from Vinh Long, 95 km from Can Tho, 179 km from Chau Doc and 182 km from Rach Gia.

 

All Things Need To Know Before Travelling To Hau Giang Vietnam
12/09/2020

Hau Giang has advantage of growing rice and fruit tree as well as rearing aquaculture. The province is famous for Phung Hiep Floating Market. From seven branches of Mekong River, hundreds boats join in floating market to sell various fruits and other things like other market.

The name 'Phung Hiep snake market' is well-known to foreign tourists. Visitors from over the world come to that market to taste snake liquor and to see the dangerous snake dance.

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