Things to do in Can Tho – Vietnam. What to in Can Tho for a 2-day trip

Can Tho (Cần Thơ), one of the 5 biggest cities in Vietnam, is a rich land endowed by nature. Visiting Can Tho, you get to see the famous Cai Rang floating market and enjoy hand picking fruit from luxuriant gardens all year round. Summer is the blooming season of all kinds of fruit in Southern Vietnam. 

Especially, if you arrive in Can Tho on full moon days (12th and 4th) of the lunar month, you will be joining in Thuong Dien (Lễ Thượng Điền) and Ha Dien festival (Lễ Hạ Điền), 2 of the 3 biggest festivals in Mekong Delta. 

To support you on a perfect trip, here are some of my experiences, tips and top things to do in Can Tho – Vietnam. Keep reading and take some note!

Top things to do in Can Tho - Vietnam
Top things to do in Can Tho – Vietnam

In the article: How to get Can Tho | Hotels | Attractions | Specialties 

Travel guide: Nam Du island – A pristine archipelago

Nam Du is a small archipelago (near Phu Quoc island) of Kien Giang (a province in Mekong Delta). The largest island is Hon Lon (Large Islet), locally called Cu Tron islet. Nam Du tourism is at its early stage so everything is still pristine and natural. Following are some my informations and experiences for travelling to Nam Du island.

In the article: How to get to Nam Du | Attractions | Hotels | Restaurants 

Nam Du island - Vietnam travel guide
Nam Du islands – Vietnam travel guide

How to get to to Nam Du island

Basically, way to get Nam Du is similar to Phu Quoc. You have to get to Rach Gia from Ho Chi Minh by bus (take about 6 hours) then take the boat.

Travel guide: Ha Tien, Vietnam – Things to do in Ha Tien for 2 days

Ha Tien (Hà Tiên) is a border town (close to Cambodia) of Kien Giang province. Ha Tien is famous for Mui Nai beach and historical stories about Khai Tran Quoc Cong Mac Cuu, who explored Ha Tien land 400 years ago. From Ha Tien, you can get to Phu Quoccombine travelling to many places in Kien Giang, Rach Gia city or Nam Du island. 

In this article, I’m going to provide the informations and experiences to help you have an overview about Ha Tien tourism.

In the articles: How to get to Ha Tien | Get to Phu Quoc from Ha Tien | Hotels | Attractions | Itinerary for 2 days | Specialties 

Ha Tien Vietnam travel guide - Things to do in Ha Tien for 2 days
Ha Tien Vietnam travel guide – Things to do in Ha Tien for 2 days

Travel guide: Ben Tre, Mekong Delta Vietnam – The land of Coconut

Ben Tre is a province in Mekong Delta, also known as Land of Coconut. Located at the end of Mekong river, it possesses a dense network of canals and immense coconut gardens. Additionally, Ben Tre also has many other fruits gardens scattered all around, mostly concentrated in Cho Lach (Chợ Lách) and Chau Thanh (Châu Thành) district. 

The Land of Coconut is a good chance to get really local by engaging in local eco-tourism activities, staying at local houses and enjoying the life on water. You can either spend 1 to 2 days or combine Tien Giang for 3 days

Related article:  Tien Giang Vietnam travel guide

In this article: How to get | Things to do | Attractions | Hotels | Specialties | Buy tour 

Ben Tre - Vietnam travel guide
Ben Tre – Vietnam

Travel guide: An Giang in Mekong Delta, Vietnam – The Seven-mountain land

Traveling to Mekong Delta, you shouldn’t skip An Giang, which is called Seven-mountain land (Thất Sơn or Bảy Núi). An Giang is a very special land with massive mountains in the Mekong Delta. The most famous is Sam mountain where Ba Chua Xu temple (đền Bà Chúa Xứ) is located, and Cam mountain (núi Cấm) with the biggest Maitreya Buddha statue in Asia. 

Some must-see beauty spots of An Giang include Tra Su melaleuca forest (rừng tràm Trà Sư), which is the home of various birds, the immense Sky Lake (Búng Bình Thiên) covered with the yellow of Dien Dien flowers, Vinh Te canal with busy traffic during the flood season. Moreover, An Giang also has many cultural attractions, such as mosques and pagodas of Khmer’s architecture. Besides, visiting An Giang, visitors may have chance to enjoy the cow race festival.

In this article: How to get to An GiangWhere to visit | Itinerary 4 days | Hotels | Restaurants 

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An Giang in Mekong Delta - Vietnam
An Giang in Mekong Delta – Vietnam

Travel guide: Tien Giang, Vietnam – Kingdom of Tropical Fruits

Tien Giang and some other provinces in Mekong Delta are famous for their large fruit farms or you can just call them gardens, floating markets and beautiful nature. When traveling  to Tien Giang, you should also visit Ben Tre as these provinces are very close together.

Ben Tre is known as the coconut kingdom in Vietnam due to its endless coconut farms. During the war, Ben Tre was the cradle of Vietnam revolutionary uprising. 

In this article, I will provide some information related to My Tho (the center of Tien Giang province). And I will introduce Ben Tre in another article.

In this article: How to get to My Tho | What to play | Fruit seasons | Hotels | Where and what to eat 

Tien Giang Vietnam travel - Things to do in Tien Giang
Things to do in Tien Giang – Vietnam

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