Top destinations in An giang Province
An Giang is of the most popular destinations of the Mekong Delta region. You could see the typical life of the whole region just by visiting Ang Giang. The province could offer all the particular landscapes of the delta, from the floating market, floating village to the cajuput forest. In An Giang, you can try most of the best activities to do in Mekong Delta River.
The freshwater lake of Bung Binh Thien (Binh Thien Lake)
Located about 35 kilometers away from Chau Dau – the city of An Giang Province, Bung Binh Thien Lake is one of the most well-known attractions of An Giang. The name of Bung Binh Thien indicates the peaceful, tranquil and scenic landscape of the lake, just like the “gift of nature.” The best time to visit Bung Binh Thien is the flooding season, from September to November, during which the lake shows their most charming beauty. Unlike other typical muddy water of the Mekong Delta, the water in Bung Binh Thien is particularly clear and well-reflecting the sky color, which has established the popularity of this attraction.
Tra Su Cajuput forest
Cajuput forest is a distinguished and popular nature landscape of the Southern area which appears in many parts of the area. Located about 30 kilometers from Chau Dau, Tra Su is among the most-visited attractions of this type in the Mekong Delta Area. On entering the forest, you will have to walk on a 500-meter footpath under the cool green shade of trees. Visiting Tra Su, you can get immersed in the tranquil wilderness while boating in the midst of water hyacinth. It is a great chance to closely look into nature and feel nature’s heartbeat.
The forest is the kingdom of birds. It is easy to catch the sight of careless birds here and there, particularly in the sunset or sunrise, when the birds set out for their new journey or flew home after a long day, which creates such a breath-taking scene.
On discovering the forest, you can take a break and recharge your energy at some resting stations which are the bamboo cabin built upon the water.
The paddy fields in Ta Pa mountain
Ta Pa Moutain is the highlight of An Giang’s nature. It is one of the Seven Mountains which are the iconic and well-known complex of attractions in An Giang. Ta Pa is the most famous among the seven mounts due to its diverse and charming nature. Besides the magnificent mountainous scene, Ta Pa is home to gorgeous paddle field and a spectacular emerald natural lake on the foot of Ta Pa Mount.
Chau Doc market
Chau Doc is one of the biggest markets of the Mekong River Delta. The market is most famous for selling seafood. Fresh fishes to salted, ferment and dried fishes are abundantly displayed. Served as the trading spot for the locals, the market offers tourists with the most genuine and authentic local trading experiences.
Chau Doc floating village
Southern culture is ingrained with water as the wetland is the signature geographical feature of the land. In the Southern region, there are floating market, cajuput, and floating village. Chau Doc floating market is one of the most-visited attractions in the area. Traveling to Chau Doc floating village will show you a very unique and different lifestyle and offer a chance to get an insight into the water culture of the Southern area. These floating houses use the raft as their basement. People of the floating village travel by boats and dinghies.