To have a memorable trip in the Southwest, tourists should pay attention to some notes of famous places, transportations and specialties. This article will introduce you some favorite beauty spots and delicious food in this region.
Favorite Destinations in the Southwest
Each province of the Southwest has its own beauty and possesses various interesting features for tourists to explore. In the trip to the Southwest, tourists should spend time in following locations.
An Giang is famous for many famous tourist sites such as Sam mountain, Cấm mountain and unique special festivals.
Bac Lieu is the hometown of the Dark Dude, who is a playboy in Southern Vietnam in early 20th century and his house is still preserved and becomes one of favorite destinations in Bac Lieu. Besides, some sites like ancient longan garden, Uncle Ho temple or Bird garden attract quite a few tourists.
Ben Tre is also well known as the homeland of coconut with vast coconut plantations and many orchards across the district.
Ca Mau owns wild and pristine landscape and ancient cultures. Cape Ca Mau marks the southernmost point of the country. Ca Mau is regarded as one of the attractive tourist sites in the Southwest.
Can Tho compares with urban area of riverine region due to the dense river systems, immense orchards and vast fields.
Dong Thap brings natural beauty with the cool and fresh air, fertile rice fields. You can go on a sampan through canals to come to popular sites like Nguyen Sinh Sac and Go Thap relic area.
Coming to Hau Giang, you can visit the famous tourist destinations such as Phung Hiep floating market and Long My.
Vinh Long gives visitors the opportunity to experience the feeling of sitting on a boat floating on the water surface to admire the green of the nature with lush and fruitful orchards and coconut trees. Peaceful scene will relieve stress in the daily life.
Tien Giang is one of the biggest fruit areas and has the famous places of Dong Thap Muoi and the coastal area of Go Cong. Besides, tourists are excited about some great sites like Cồn Thới Sơn, Cai Be floating market, and so on.
Long An is regarded as one of the provinces owning the largest number of prehistoric monuments and nearly 100 Óc Eo cultural relics. There are some renowned ones including Bình Tả, Hundred-Column House and Tôn Thạnh pagoda.
Specialties in the Southwest
In the Southwest, tourists can try fresh fruits in various orchards. In addition to fruits, different tourist attractions have their own specialities. For example, you can try gỏi sầu đâu, cá lóc đồng (snakehead murrel ), tung lò mò, Phú Mỹ cake and mắm hotpot. Coming to Bạc Liêu, turnip cake, spicy beef noodle soup with rice vermicelli, tằm bì cake (worm cake with shreds of pork skin) and longan wine have the unique flavor.