An Giang Province is located in Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam. Although An Giang is developing rapidly on economic and social aspects, its pristine beauty is still well preserved. Especially, An Giang is well known for its festivals and exhibitions of souvenirs as well as pictures and documents. Therefore, if you long to travel in An Giang but do not know much about it then in this article, we would like to introduce you some interesting places in An Giang that you should not ignore during your Vietnam family packages.
Bung Binh Thien
Located about 30 km from Chau Doc, Bung Binh Thien (the lake of the sky) is located in An Phu District, An Giang Province, which is very close to the Cambodian border. In the floating season, it is exceptionally beautiful with yellow flowers among green water hyacinth. Moreover, Bung Binh Thien is surrounded by Cham villages with the ancient and special cultural values.
Bung Binh Thien
Tra Su Cajuput Forest
Tra Su Cajuput Forest in Tinh Bien District, with an area of about 850 hectares with rich ecosystem, is a symbol of the beauty of floating season in An Giang. Having a boat row amidst the winding river, wading in all corners of the cajuput forest, and listening to birds singing on the treetops will definitely be very-difficult-to-forget experiences in your family package tour to An Giang.
A boat row in Tra Su Forest
Ta Pa Rice Paddy Field
In the floating season, Ta Pa Rice Field in Tri Ton District looks like a huge carpet with green rice fields and rows of palmyra trees. It is regarded as the unique terraced field in the Mekong Delta. Standing on the hill, you will be able to take a bird’s eye view over the beauty land of An Giang.
That Son or Seven-Mountain Area is the typical seven mountains among 37 mountains in two districts of Tri Ton and Tinh Bien. Cam Mountain, having a height of 705 m and a circumference of 28,600 m, is the highest mountain in That Son and possesses extraordinarily beautiful scenery.
Oc Eo Remains Site
This is a large and famous ancient remains site in An Giang. At present, Oc Eo Remains Site not only welcomes collectors and archaeologists coming here for research purposes but also attracts both domestic and international tourists who come to discover the remains and vestiges of a brilliant development period of the ancient An Giang and Mekong Delta.
Oc Eo Remains Site
Ba Chua Xu Temple
Ba Chua Xu Temple is located at the foot of Mount Sam in Sam Mountain District, Chau Doc. This is not only an ideal place for pilgrimage but also an interesting place for your Vietnam family tours where you can enjoy the fresh air of Mount Sam at an altitude of nearly 300 m and have the panoramic view of Chau Doc and Vinh Te Channel.
Chau Doc Market
Chau Doc Market is considered as “the kingdom of fish sauce” with many stalls selling all kinds of fish sauce and dried food. If it is your first time to An Giang, do not miss Chau Doc market in your plan for Vietnam family packages with a lot of interesting experiences about the daily life of people living in the floating region.
Chau Doc Market with different kinds of fish sauce
Chau Doc floating village
The most unique tourist attraction in Chau Doc is certainly the floating village – the distinctive cultural characteristics of the river region. In these floating villages, boat is the primary means of transportation of every family. Here, each raft like a separate house stretches along the two riverbanks. In particular, recently, some people tend to raft for settlement on the river. The life of the family is happening on the 4-meter wide and 7-8 meter long raft.
Cham Village of Chau Giang
The community of Cham ethnic group lives in An Giang is really large, forming the Cham village alternating with Kinh people. The largest Cham Village is probably in An Phu District. To visit the Cham Village of Chau Giang in the Vietnam family package tours, tourists just have to go through Chau Giang Ferry to Con Tien. The village is peaceful and tranquil with unique stilt houses and mosques with round tower architecture because all of the Cham people here are Muslim.
Tinh Bien Market
About more than 1 km from the Cambodian border is Tinh Bien Market in the center of Tinh Bien Town. Visitors really love visiting this market to buy fruits as well as delicious but cheap dishes made from insects. In addition, some of the items from Thailand, Cambodia are also sold here at very affordable prices.
Insect dish in Tinh Bien Market