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Why An Binh Island is special ?
An Binh island belongs to Binh Long District, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam. An Binh Island covers the area of 6,000 hectares. It fills with fertile, rice, fresh water and tropical fruit trees. Several fruit garden is open for tourists. Traveling to An Binh Island, tourists may go among the fruit trees, taste fresh fruits, take a rest in hammocks or have local meals.
The quiet lanes of An Binh are serene and picturesque - perfect for casual cycling. The narrow lanes take you past traditional delta thatched home, friendly villagers and lush orchards and garden. The place is well worth a visit if you are in Vinh Long Province Vietnam.
What to explore at An Binh Island?
An Binh Island homestays are a great alternative for those looking to stay in Vinh Long for a night. Meandering paths through lush greenery and waving children on bicycles await travellers willing to make the journey by ferry across the river to get here.
If you get a bit stir crazy from laying in a hammock, Chua Tien Chau is just a few metres from the ferry crossing. Viet Artisans is a few hundred metres from the ferry crossing and offers hand-made goods in a serene garden. Sip a complimentary tea while perusing wares produced by disadvantaged residents living in nearby villages. Those looking for a bit of surreal entertainment can head to Vinh Sang, a 12-hectare entertainment centre. The sprawling property offers games of chance, ostrich riding, go-karting, an artificial lake and sadly one of the most depressing zoos in Vietnam.
How to get to An Binh Island?
Just 136km away from Ho Chi Minh city, Vinh Long is the first place in the Mekong Delta where it’s possible to gain a reasonable experience of the area’s distinctive setting. Vinh Long also is the home to An Binh Island, to get there, you have to take a ferry or a boat, which is an adventure in itself.
- Many kinds of fruit trees
- Delicious fresh tropical fruits and local foods
- Discover the night life of local people.
- French style old house
- A very authentic Southerners's dailylife
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Tips for you
If you want to have different feeling and explore new things, visit the An Binh Island. Here will see the charming rivers along a green paddy fields. It’s a truly a typical picture of southwest wetland! Far different from the busy city, it’s a place to immerse yourself to the nature scenery. Who have the same interest will definitely love this land. Don’t forget to see. What a beautiful place!