Discovering 9 ideal destinations in western region

VOV.VN -If visitors want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city during the national long weekend (Liberation Day and International Labour Day), these following 9 ideal destinations in western regions of Vietnam are definitely the best choices.

Tan Lap floating village in Long An southern province, 60km from HCM City is an attractive tourism destination. 
Visitors can relax by fishing, boating past lotus and water lilies, picking wild vegetables to eat with grilled fish, watching birds and visiting the local farm to see how they grow pineapples.
Situated about 9km west of My Tho City, Dong Tam Snake Farm in Binh Duc Commune, Chau Thanh District, Tien Giang Province is the largest centre for snake rearing and snakebite treatment in the Cuu Long River Delta.

The farm covers 12ha. It has separated areas to rear precious species of snakes, such as the king cobras, burrowing cobras and ringhals, another to grow medicinal plants, a hospital for snakebite treatment, a research department, an animal reserve and a snake museum.

Cai Be Floating Market is one of the largest wholesale markets in the south-western region, supplying all kinds of fruits, essential food and services all day and night. From 3.00 am in the early morning, rafts and boats are crowded.
Along the criss-crossing canals, people in the Plain of Reeds take not only goods of the countryside but also their unique cultural characteristics, creating such a beautiful painting to the market.
Situated nearly 100 kilometres from Long Xuyen City, Tra Su melaleuca forest possesses 140 kinds of plants that are mainly made up of melaleuca.
The melaleuca forest is home to dozens of reptiles and birds, including two kinds of birds listed in Vietnam’s Red Book.
Ba Chua Xu Temple in An Giang province. 

Located in Tam Nong district of the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap, Tram Chim National Park boasts a rich biodiversity that turned it into the world’s 2000th Ramsar site in 2012.
Tram Chim is home to 198 bird species, including 16 rare ones such as red-headed cranes, black-faced spoonbills, black eagles, great-billed herons and spotted-billed pelicans. It was recognised as an important bird sanctuary in Vietnam.
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, in Kien Giang province, Nam Du archipelago with romantic beaches and pristine beauty is the top choice of many travelers this summer.

Phu Quoc Island in Kien Giang Province with its beautiful landscape is known as ‘Paradise Pearl Island’.
Ca Mau Cape is an unforgettable tourist destination that tourists should visit at least once in their life. 

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