Chau Doc is a city of An Giang province and shares its border with Cambodia. Besides, it is known as a travelling spot of Vietnam with a lot of scenic places and historical sites.
Time to visit Chau Doc: Like other province in Mekong Delta, Chau Doc has two separate seasons in a year namely dry season and wet season. You can visit Chau Doc at any time as its climate is cool all year round.
Means of transportation: Chau Doc is 245 kilometers far from Ho Chi Minh City. You can travel either by your vehicle or by coach. Some coach agents suggested for you are Phuong Trang, Mai Linh, Hung Cuong with the cost varying between 100.000 and 150.000 dong per person.
When you reach Chau Doc, you can travel by taxi, motorbike taxi, or by boat to explore famous sites.
Accommodation: it is easy to find a hotel or hostel in Sam mountain area and city center. The rooms are offered at various prices.
Foods to try: local specialties include fish sauces. You can buy them as presents for your families and friends. In addition, do not miss trying famous local dishes such as fish noodles and hot pot.
Places to visit: Tay An temple located at the foot of Sam mountain is the best place for you to discover Indian and Islamic style architecture. Besides, Chau Doc floating village representing Mekong culture is also worth visiting. Other places that are recommended to you are Thoai Ngoc Hau mausoleum in Vinh Te town and Ba Chua Xu temple with sophisticated architecture. Moreover, if you want to learn about lifestyle of Cham people, you can get a ferry to Con Tien to visit.