Located in the
middle of the MeKong delta, used to be called the capital of the
Western part of Vietnam that still gets the name now for white rice,
Can Tho straddles a network of rivers and canals. With abundant
sunshine and high humidity, Can Tho is the perfect place for ecotours
and boat trips. There are distinct dry and rainy seasons and an
average temperature of about 27 degrees. Ethnic minorities include the
Hoa and the Khmer.
LONG MY ARMY BASE
A centre of the Communist resistance during the American war, the
base, 60km south west of the city, is now a museum. The boat trip to
the museum is itself a highlight.
BANG LANG STORK GARDEN
Thot Not District, famous for its
many species of storks.
Ong Pagoda was founded in 1556 by the Fujian Chinese Congregation and
has been rebuilt in 1894, an outstanding example of religious
PHUNG HIEP FLOATING MARKET
Boats bring visitors to Cai Khe Island, Con Au, Phu An Park and Con
Son. Beneath the trees bearing sau rieng, areca and oranges, one can
enjoy delicious meal, lie in a hammock while listening to birds
singing or when you have eaten, take a trip to the market gardens and