An Giang tourism experiences you need to know

Chau Doc floating village.
An Giang is a province located in Western Vietnam. This article shares with you some of An Giang's travel experiences that you need to know before starting the journey to explore this land.

Referring to the Western tourism, we will immediately think of the image of fruit-laden fruit orchards, vast rice fields. Therefore, the West is always an ideal tourist destination for those who love nature, want to leave the noisy, busy in the town. The western region consists of 12 provinces: An Giang, Bac Lieu, Ben Tre, Ca Mau, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long and Can Tho.

Travel experience in An Giang: When to go? Where to go?

Should you travel to An Giang at any time?

An Giang is a province close to the equator, so the weather and climate have many similarities with the equatorial climate. Rainy season in An Giang usually lasts from May to November every year. According to An Giang tourism experience, you should come here at the time of April or August. This is the time when An Giang's climate is pleasant and convenient for tourists. Not only that, you also have the opportunity to participate in major festivals here such as the Lady of Mount Sam festival (taking place from April 23 to April 27), the cow racing festival (taking place at the end of the month. 8).

How to move to An Giang
Traffic to An Giang is quite convenient, so visitors can move here in different ways. If you go from Hanoi, you can book a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and then move to An Giang by car or motorbike.

From Ho Chi Minh City, go straight along National Highway 1A toward Tien Giang, passing My Thuan and Sa Dec bridges, Vam Cong will go to Long Xuyen city, An Giang province.

In addition, there is another road running along Highway 62 through Binh Hiep border gate, continuing to follow the direction of Hong Ngu - Tan Chau to Chau Doc city, An Giang province.

The most popular tourist destinations in An Giang

Tra Su cajuput forest
This is a popular tourist destination in An Giang located about 20 km south of the center of Chau Doc city. This Melaleuca forest covers an area of 850ha and is a typical submerged forest of the Hau River region. Most of the Melaleuca trees here are over 10 years old. In addition, there are many other rare and precious animals and plants living.

To travel to Tra Su Melaleuca forest, visitors will be immersed in a vast green space of melaleuca trees along with water covered by water hyacinth.
Tra Su cajuput forest.
Long Xuyen floating market
Coming to An Giang tourism, it is impossible to ignore the opportunity to explore Long Xuyen floating market. The market usually meets from about 5am to 8-9pm daily. Every morning, this floating market is crowded with boats full of fruit and many other items running back and forth, creating a very interesting scene. You can rent a boat to visit Long Xuyen floating market for about 200,000 VND for 2 people.
Long Xuyen floating market.
Binh Thien crossroad
Binh Thien crossroad is the name of one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Southwest. This lake is about 500m long and 3000m wide, located right next to the Cambodian border. You can rent a boat to tour around with a ticket of about 150,000 to 300,000 VND for 40 minutes.
Binh Thien crossroad.
Vinh Te Mountain
Vinh Te Mountain, also known as Sam Mountain is a mountain named by Minh Mang King to remember the merit of Thoai Ngoc Hau - who had great merit in digging Vinh Te canal. On the top of Mount Vinh Te there are many flamboyant trees so in the summer, the whole mountain is dyed red by the flamboyant flowers. In addition, coming to Vinh Te mountain, you also have the opportunity to visit Ba Chua Xu temple - a temple which has been recognized as a historical monument at the national level and the tomb of Thoai Ngoc Hau.

Chau Doc floating village
In An Giang, there is a very special village called Chau Doc floating village. You just need to run back to the Hau river from the center of Chau Doc town. This is an area of many houses floating on the water, stretching for several kilometers and is a fish farming area. 

There is no road at Chau Doc floating village. People in the village have to use boats and junks to move. All the daily activities of family members take place on a raft about 4m wide, 7 to 8m long.
Chau Doc floating village.

An Giang tourism experiences you need to know An Giang tourism experiences you need to know Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on July 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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