Telephone Code: 071-076
Economic center of the Mekong Delta. All waterways lead to Can Tho and as such it is major destination for travelers. A favorite attraction is Phung Hiep floating market.
Bus departs every hour from Ho Chi Minh City bus station Mien Tay, 137 Hung Vuong, D.6, tel:877-6593. Tickets cost $2.
Chau Doc in An Giang Province is a small but busy town on the west bank of the Hau River. Head south west from Chau Doc, within about 5km there is the holy Sam Mountain, with a complex of temples and pagodas, including the Nguyen Dynasty Tay An pagoda, lady Chua Xu, temple and the tomb of the Thoai Ngoc Hau
Bus departs every hour from Ho Chi Minh City bus station, Mien Tay, 137 Hung Vuong, D.6, tel:(08) 875-2953. Tickets cost VND45,000.