Cavern Pagoda - A few hundred metres west and then south around the base of Sam Mountain.

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Chau Doc Floating Market - As usual, boats advertise their products by hanging a sample from a stick on the deck.

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Chau Doc Boat Trip Tour.

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Chau Phong Temple in Chau Doc.

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Sam Mountain rises dramatically from an ocean of paddy fields.

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Tra Su Cajuput Forest - This sanctuary is located about 20 km from Chau Doc and covers an area of approximately 850 hectares.

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Chau Doc is belonged to the Mekong River Delta. This city is situated in An Giang province, it is located nearby Can Tho city and this is the city where is also encompassed the border with Cambodia. From Chau Doc it is easy for you to catch the hydrofoil through Tien River to go to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It takes around five hours by hydrofoil from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh.


What to see in Chau Doc?

Hang Pagoda: Hang pagoda is situated in Chau Doc or still called Phuoc Dien Pagoda, this pagoda is not only one of a very famous destinations for the prayers but also it is also one of the popular sightseeing of Chau Doc. Hang pagoda is located on Sam mountain where is also located nearby other famous sights such as Tay An pagoda, Ba Chua Xu temple, Thoai Ngoc Hau tomb. So that it is very convenient for you to visit full main sights of Chau Doc once you visit Hang pagoda

Sam Mountain: Sam mountain or also is still called by other names is Vinh Te Son or Ngoc Lanh Son, it is high 284m with the area 5300m2. This mountain is located in the area of seven mountains at Nui Sam district, Chau Doc city, An Giang province, Vietnam. Standing on Sam mountain, it is easy for you to see the overview of Chau Doc city, on and around this mountain is also included a lot of the famous temples and pagodas such as Ba Chua Xu temple, Tay An pagoda, Thoai Ngoc Hau tomb and Phuoc Dien temple. So, once travel to Sam mountain the tourists also have a chance to explore full sights around this area.

Tra Su Cajuput Forest: this site is very special and it is also typical for the kind of cajuput forest in the Mekong River Delta area. It takes around less one hour from the center of Chau Doc to Tra Su Cajuput Forest, arrival here you are see a paradise of a cajuput forest, hearing the birds sings, enjoyed the fresh air….all these activities make your trip very fun and interested, so that take a boat trip in Tra Su Cajuput forest must be included on your trip to this city.

What to eat in Chau Doc?

Also like other cities in the Mekong River Delta area, Chau Doc also have its many different traditional and special food which is created and cooked directly by the locals at here, and arrival here we should not miss the dishes such as Com Tam (rice) this is one kind of rice but it is cooked very differently and specially, it is eaten with many different meats and vegetables, you should try this kind of food in Ly Tu Trong street because this street offer this kind of food is the most delicious. The second special food which we must list is Bun Ca (the soft noodle is cooked with fish), you should try this food at the area where is located nearby Bo De temple, this place offer the best this kind of special food. The another famous food in this city, we also should try another dishes in this city such as Lau Mam, Lau Trau, Bo Bay Mon, Xoi Phong, Bun Nuoc Ken, Banh Bo…..

How to go to Chau Doc?

It takes around five hours by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Chau Doc, you also could take a boat trip from Cai Be or Can Tho to this water river city. Normally, if you take a trip from Saigon to Chau Doc, you should stop on the way to take sightseeing at My Tho, Ben Tre, Can Tho with Phong Dien and Cai Rang floating market and finally you stop in Chau Doc, by this way you will see full main sights of Mekong River Delta.

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