Mekong Chau Doc see and do guide

An independent selection of the best things to see and do in Mekong Chau Doc. No paid placements, no advertorial.

Mekong Chau Doc
see and do guide

Introduction

| 10 Apr 2014
Last updated 10 Apr 2014

There is an easy full day of things to keep you amused in and around Chau Doc. It's one of the most interesting Mekong Delta towns.

If you're feeling like spending a second day, you'll be able to move at a very chilled pace and take in some further exploration of the local countryside.

There isn't a whole lot to see in Chau Doc itself but the surrounding river life, Chau Giang Cham and Khmer communities, Cham Mountain and Tra Su Sanctuary are all worthwhile visits.

Cham Mountain, Chau Doc

Sam Mountain is a mountain to look from rather than at. It's the tallest mountain the Mekong Delta - but that's not saying much.... Read more

Chau Giang Khmer and Cham communities

Directly across the river from downtown Chau Doc is Chau Giang, a rich community of ethnic Cham, Khmer and Vietnamese well worth... Read more

Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, Chau Doc

Tra Su bird sanctuary is a surprisingly beautiful and serene spot around 25kms from Chau Doc that's worth a visit whether you're... Read more

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Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, Chau Doc
130,000VND includes boat

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Central Market - Chau Doc

Chau Doc's central market is one of the liveliest and most interesting in the Mekong Delta. It's also one of the friendliest.... Read more

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Central Market - Chau Doc
Tran Hung Dao St, Chau Doc

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Chau Doc floating market and floating fish farms

Chau Doc's floating market is smaller than its counterpart in Cai Rang near Can Tho and it's less of a tourist magnet. I was the... Read more