An Giang Overview
An Giang is located in the upper branch of the Mekong Delta with covering of Tien River and Hau River which are 2 largest branches of Mekong River Vietnam. This province is surrounded by lots of small rivers, narrow canals that makes a crisscrossed interlacing. However, a western flat of An Giang contributes a significance to the agriculture.
Especially, An Giang has a long border with Cambodia. From Chau Doc town, you can take a speedboat crossing over Vinh Xuong border gate to Phnom Penh (Capital of Cambodia). If climbing to the peak of Sam Mountain, you can have a overview look to Chau Doc and see the border between Vietnam & Cambodia.
An Giang is one of the attractive tourism destinations with fascinating places such as Tra Su Cajuput Forest, Sam Mountain, Cham Village, or Chau Doc floating villages, etc:
- Tra Su Cajuput Forest belongs to Tinh Bien District. It is known as an green lung of An Giang. It always wears on a cool verdant of soaring cajuput and water-fern. From September to the end of November, Tra Su becomes most attracting that no one can be missed.
- Cham people in Chau Giang Village – impressive destination in classic tours to Mekong River An Giang in general because of many unique features and extremely characteristic.
- Mt. Sam, far from the center of An Giang province “Long Xuyen City,” about 60 km away, travelers will reach to Chau Doc town where there is a famous mountain that many travelers want to climb up, that is Sam Mountain. This mountain named Same because this mountain’s appearance from long-time ago is similar as a king-crab (animal type called Sam) clinging on vast green fields.