Mekong Special Villages
Mekong Special Villages – true to its name, especially in that it is not like other villages. It is the floating village on the river. Houses floating on the water, the main means of transport for families are boats and ships. The daily activities of them is fishing. However, like other villages, due to human needs there will be other services that arise such as repairing machines and gasoline … So where are these special villages? Let’s explore it.
Tân Lập floating village – Long An province
First, a brief introduction, Tan Lap floating village locates in Long An. Moving to here is not too difficult because it is only about 100 km from Ho Chi Minh city. You can buy a bus ticket or gather a group of friends to travel by motorbike here. In addition, you can prepare a map or a little snack for your trip. The village locates on Highway 62, you will buy an entrance ticket for 55,000 VND / person and 3-leaf boat rowing tickets for 30,000 VND / person.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the flora and fauna here because of the Tan Lap floating village which is a large native Melaleuca forest. There are animals like turtles, snakes, storks … Moreover, when sailing, you will easily realize that yourself are lost in a mysterious forest. A beautiful setting but mixed with a bit of mysterious with tall melaleuca trees on either side of the river. The village becomes ever more beautiful if you visit during the flood season.
Châu Đốc floating village
Besides, a floating village also formed from a long time locates in Chau Doc – An Giang. This is a place that is not only an attraction to attract tourists but also a land rich in cultural traditions and beliefs of people in the Southern region. People live in this village as well as villages on the land. They raise livestock, have a business shop, have entertainment services like watching TV, … However, besides fishing is the main job, weaving is also gradually developed in this village.
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