Attractions

Top Choice Market in Can Tho

Cai Rang Floating Market

The biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta, Cai Rang is just 6km from Can Tho in the direction of Soc Trang. There is a bridge here that serves as a great vantage point for photography. The market is best aroun…
Top Choice Beach in Phu Quoc Island

Sao Beach

With picture-perfect white sand, the delightful curve of beautiful Sao Beach bends out alongside a sea of mineral-water clarity just a few kilometres from An Thoi, the main shipping port at the southern tip of the i…
Top Choice Memorial in Ha Tien

Ba Chuc Tomb

Ba Chuc’s memorial, 75km from Ha Tien, stands as a ghastly reminder of the horrors perpetrated by the Khmer Rouge. Between 18 April and 30 April 1978, the Khmer Rouge killed 3157 villagers here, leaving only two sur…
Top Choice Island in Ha Tien

Pirate Island

This small speck of an island, covered in lush vegetation and with clear blue waters, has a sordid 500-year history as a pirate haven, which only came to an end during the reunification in 1975. Today the inhabitant…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Cao Lanh

Xeo Quyt Forest

Around 35km southeast of Cao Lanh is the magnificent 52-hectare Xeo Quyt Forest near My Hiep village. One vast swamp beneath a beautiful thick canopy of tall trees and vines, it hides the remains of Viet Cong bunker…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Sam Mountain

Cavern Pagoda

Also known as Phuoc Dien Tu, this temple is halfway up the western (far) side of Sam Mountain, with amazing views of the surrounding countryside. The lower part of the pagoda includes monks’ quarters and two hexagon…
Top Choice Nature Reserve in Chau Doc

Tra Su Bird Sanctuary

This immense 800,000-hectare forest is home to an astounding number of wading birds. Much of the wetland is off-limits to visitors so that the birds' breeding grounds are not disturbed, but visits include a short sp…
Top Choice Island in Phu Quoc Island

An Thoi Islands

Just off the southern tip of Phu Quoc, these 15 islands and islets are a paradise of white sand and blue waters. They can be visited by chartered boat for a fine day of sightseeing, fishing, swimming and snorkelling…
Top Choice Temple in Can Tho

Ong Temple

In a fantastic location facing the Can Tho River and decorated with huge, constantly burning incense coils, this Chinese temple is set inside the Guangzhou Assembly Hall, and wandering through its fragrant-smoke-fil…
Top Choice Historic Building in Sa Dec

Huynh Thuy Le Old House

This wonderfully atmospheric 1895 house on the riverfront was once the residence of Huynh Thuy Le, the son of a rich Chinese family who had an affair with Marguerite Duras in 1929 when she was only 15. She immortali…