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 Market in Can Tho

Cai Rang Floating Market

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

Phong Dien Floating Market

The Mekong Delta's most intimate and best floating market, Phong Dien has fewer motorised craft and more stand-up rowing boats, with local vendors shopping and exchanging gossip. Less crowded than Cai Rang, there ar…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Ha Tien

Thach Dong Cave Pagoda

Also known as Chua Thanh Van, this Buddhist cave temple is 4km northeast of town. Scramble through the cave chambers to see the funerary tablets and altars to Ngoc Hoang, Quan The Am Bo Tat and the two Buddhist monk…
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 Buddhist Temple in Soc Trang

Xa Long Pagoda

Originally built in wood in the 18th century, this magnificent Khmer pagoda was completely rebuilt in 1923 but proved to be too small. From 1969 to 1985, the present-day large pagoda was slowly built as funds trickl…
Top Choice Memorial in Ba Chuc

Ba Chuc

Ba Chuc’s memorial 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; only two survived.The memorial consists …
Buddhist Temple in My Tho

Cao Dai Temple

A colourful little temple with its all-seeing divine eye.
Buddhist Temple in My Tho

Vinh Trang Pagoda

Giant Buddha statues tower over the beautiful grounds of this peaceful temple around 1km east of the city centre, where the monks maintain an ornate sanctuary, decorated with carved and gilded wood. They also provid…
Market in Vinh Long

Cai Be Floating Market

This river market is still the principle attraction on a boat tour from Vinh Long, though it has shrunk considerably due to the building of bridges in the delta and the subsequent transportation of goods by road rat…