An Binh Islet shall be an ideal destination to escape from the dusty and noisy city with the cool and fresh atmosphere of a peaceful countryside as well as numerous intereting entertainment activities.
Located about 135km from Saigon, the fertile land of Vinh Long is attractive to tourists for many interesting entertainment activities. The following suggestions will be some of your references for you to visit An Binh Islet - the famous attraction in Long Ho district.
Go to An Binh Island by a motor-boat firstly.
With the terrain of mainly sand dunes covered by water, An Binh Islet is said to the an ideal destination for tourists to sit on boat, discovering the the locallife. The cool breezes together with the lical music resound from the boats shall give you unforgetable experiences on this island.
Experience rowing boat into the narrow creeks of An Binh Island with locals.
If you are lucky to pass some river section wih fruit tree on the two shores, you can pick up the ripe fruit without being complained by the locals. For the local life with garden and fruit all year round, fruits are the common present while receiving guests coming to ther house.
The orchards with fruitful trees are said to be the specialty of the Northwestern provinces in Vietnam. Depending on the seasons and weather, these orchards shall welcome tourists with different kinds of fruits. Summer is often the main fruit season in the West, so it is often the time when many tourists come to this region.
Clients are walking on An Binh Island to visit local orchards.
The rambutan orchard in Binh Hoa Phuoc is one of the famous and also a specialty of An Binh Islet. Coming to the garden, tourists shall be overwhelmed by the fruitful rambutan trees in bright red. You can come to visit this garden in its harvesting season which is from May to July. Visiting the orchards in Mekong Delta is one of the most favorites in Vietnam Vacation Packages. Almost of tourists want to try fresh tropical fruits at the luxuriant gardens of An Binh.
Another interesting experience as tourists visit some larger fruit orchards here is directly joining in the activity of catching fish while wearing the local costums “ao ba ba”. You then will cook and have a meal with your gains from the fishing trip right at the garden. This is often the activity designed for foreign tourists staying in some tourist resorts.
Let's try picking some fruits at some orchards.
Cai Cuong Ancient House has been famous as an architectural construction in the combination between European style and ancient the East Asian style. Located at Binh Hoa Phuoc commune, on the shore of Cai Muoi watercourse which is always crowded with ferries and boat. This place often attracts many tourists come to visit in Spring.
One of the most attractive feature of the ancient house is the wooden bar connecting the 3 compartments of the house with sophisticated carving patterns including the images of dragon, phoenix, birds, trees and so on. They are all golden plated which are very eye-catching.
An ancient house on An Binh Island.
Another destination that worth visiting is the house of Mr. Hai Hoang which is built in French architecture with large and airy yard. In the back of the house, there is a garden of rambutan and longan with fruiful trees in its season. This house often serves as the place for lunch and overnight for tourists.
Besides, the traditional handcraft villages including golden blossom Phuoc Dinh, Mr. Sau Giao’s Bonsai are expected to bring you with pleasant and peaceful moments.
Do pop-corn in a traditional village of An Binh Island.
Otherwise, if you have 1 night to stay at An Binh Island, do not miss the chance to experiene An Binh Homestay, which is hunted via many Vietnam homestay tours of Western travelers. All of them want to immerse into the authentic and floating life of Mekong Delta.
Coming to An Binh Islet, it is a should try opportunity to visit some ancient temples and pagodas here. Besides the old walls restored, the statues of the gods worshipped here can make you afraid as you see them.
The architecture of the temples here is said to be special. The ancient space together wit the sophisticated carving patterns of these hundred years old temples and pagodas shall help to open your horizon with many new things.
A famous statue at Tien Chau Temple, An Binh Island.
After a long day wandering on the island, tourists can have their night at some homestays in the orchards here. Tourists shall be living ans sharing the daily activities with the local host as the family members. Through the collective activities, tourists shall get experiences of the local culture, life style as well as their worth living.
Several famous homestays that you can choose include: Phuong Thao, Nam Thanh, Ngoc Sang, Vinh Sang, Ngoc Phuong, Ba Linh, Bay Trung and so on.
Trying on the rustic flavor of local foods would be a really intersting experience that should not be missed. Some of the dishes that you should try including fried statue ear fish, snakehead fish with pepper, boiled vegetable, keo fish sour soup, steamed chicken with lemon leaves, sweet potatos and so on.
Specialties of An Binh island are grilled fish and aquatics.
Tourists can come to visit the fish farm tourists resort of Mekong – Dong Phu where yo can be getting the experience of fishing on your own to get the fresh fish from small watercources . you then will be guided to cook some simple food with those fish in place. The shrimps chaging there color on the stove or the fish in a hot oil pan shall put a strong impression on you after the trip. Another should try experience is sipping cups of wine while admiring the beauty of My Thuan Bridge with some friends at sunset that make your trip more significant.
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