Here are top things to see & do in An Giang:
Tra Su Melaleuca Forest
Tra Su Melaleuca forest is about 20 km south of Chau Doc City, covering about 850 ha. It’s a typical submerged forest for the west of the Hau River, with most of the trees here being 10-year-old melaleuca trees and various rare and precious plants and animals.
Tra Su forest will surely attract you in the immense green color of the melaleuca trees and the lake-covered lake. Turning a rowing boat through the forests. You will find yourself blended with nature with new experiences, opened your eyes with new and unique beauty of nature.
Long Xuyen Floating Market
Referring to Western tourism, everyone will immediately think about the image of floating markets. Long Xuyen floating market meets from around 5am until about 2 and 3pm daily. Every morning, there are hundreds of boats on the Hau River that gather close to the river to start buying and selling activities on the river with interesting interest.
The price of renting a boat to go around the floating market is quite cheap with a range of 200,000 VND / 2-way for 2 people for the exploration trip about 2 hours. Unlike other famous floating markets in Tien Giang or Can Tho. This floating market still maintains the lifestyle of a typical floating market in the West but has not too commercialized.
Bung Binh Thien
Coming to Bung Binh Thien is one of the largest freshwater lakes of the Southwest. It’s located near the Cambodia border, connecting with Binh Di River (An Phu, An Giang). Bung has a length of about 500 m, a width of 3,000 m, so the time for the passenger boat to visit a round is about 40 minutes with the price of 150,000 – 300,000 VND for a visit.
During the floating season, on the journey of floating on the river, you will also have the opportunity to participate in two activities where this is the fishing net and the collection of crazy flowers.
Vinh Te Mountain
Following An Giang travel guide Mount Vinh Te (Sam mountain), set by King Minh Mang to record the merits of Mr. Thoai Ngoc Hau, had the merit of digging Vinh Te canal. This mountain is far from the city center. Chau Doc is about 5km west along Highway 91.
On Vinh Te mountain there are many Poinciana and during summers time. You will have chance to see the whole mountain is dyed red. Located on Vinh Te Mountain to the north, Phuoc Dien Pagoda (Hang Pagoda) is an ancient temple.
In addition, the mountain is also the place where the Ba Chua Xu temple is recognized as a national historical relic and the mausoleum of Ong Thoai Ngoc Hau and Tay An pagoda.
Oc Eo Relic
Coming to Oc Eo relic area of Sap-Ba The mountain area, Thoai Son district, An Giang province. This ancient and most famous monument in An Giang attracts many collectors, archaeologists to study. Also attract a lots of visitors to study the relics and traces of a development period. brilliant of An Giang and Mekong Delta lands.
The site has an area of more than 4,500ha which contains vivid material evidence. Such as the re-emergence of a prosperous life, with the unique culture of the people here.
Sap Mountain Tourist Area
Mount Sap is located in Thoai Son district, An Giang province, about 26km from Long Xuyen city. In the past, Sap mountain was located on the green paddy fields, but over time, the mountain was transformed into colorful and mysterious shapes.
Tourists come here to enjoy boating to enjoy the majestic scenery of high mountains, deep caves, deep blue lakes with swarms of swimmers, extremely charming scenery.
Tuc Dup Relic Area
Tuc Dup in Khmer means “night water”, this place has a height of about 300m with a circumference of about 2,200m. It is associated with the milestones of the country’s resistance as a strong base of the An Giang army and people in the war against the US.
In the 1940s, Tuc Dup was the hideout of revolutionary soldiers. Then when the US military discovered that. This was the base of the revolution, the bombs destroyed the barbaric place.
Today, in Tuc Dup, there are four seasons in green and brilliant colors of flowers.The road to the hill is flat and beautiful. This is a famous sightseeing place for all visitors who wish to learn about the history of their home country when An Giang.
Chau Giang Brocade Weaving Village
Brocades or brocade costumes made in Chau Giang are symbols of Cham culture in the Mekong Delta region. It is meticulously made by skillful hands of charming Cham girls here.
Visiting brocade weaving village in Chau Giang. You will have the opportunity to buy unique and quality brocades to make gifts and watch the process of making an elaborate and meticulous brocade of Cham people.
Cam mountain tourist area is one of the places. That you should not ignore when coming to An Giang. Here possesses the population of scenic Thuy Liem lake and the relics of Big Buddha Pagoda, Van Linh Pagoda and Maitreya Buddha statue where people come to pray.
To enjoy the cool air and beautiful nature in Cam Mountain, you should take a cable car, VND 155,000 for a 2-way ticket.
Ta Pa Field
In An Giang as well as in the West. There is a rather special practice of rice cultivation, which is also considered a special cultural feature of the rice agriculture.
This practice means that whenever cultivating, people often gather together to do all the fields after another to create a strange beauty for the fields in Ta Pa.
Ta Pa field in Tri Ton district entered the floating season as a large carpet with green rice fields and rows of note. Looking from above, Ta Pa is like an immense green carpet, in the season of ripe rice, the yellow color is covered with a fluttering layer like the waves. That are scattered by the pitches of soaring pitches.
Chau Doc Floating Village
From Chau Doc town center, opposite Hau river. You will come to Chau Doc floating village. This is a raft farming area consisting of floating houses close to several kilometers.
Boats and boats are the main means of transportation for households living in this floating village. It is quite special that all the daily activities of all family members just surround and encapsulate on a 4m-wide, 7-8m-long raft. Previously, households here mainly farmed catfish. But now they have moved to many other fish with higher economic value.