Vinh Long

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Vinh Long is a medium sized town along the banks of the Mekong River, about midway between My Tho and Can Tho. It is the islands in the Mekong River make trips to Vinh Long beautiful. Most of the islands are given over to fruit orchards and the narrow canals are often straddled by flimsy-looking wooden bridges made from the trunks of coconut palms or bamboo and known as monkey bridges. A glimpse of country scenery and simple lifestyle at the river.

In Vinh Long, visitors can visit tropical fruit gardens and boating along canals to islands. Popular places are Mr. Sau Giao's Flower Garden, Mr. Muoi Day's Stilt-House, and Mr. Hai Hoang's Old House. Homestay and join daily activities with the local people are also highlights of the trips.

Vinh Long has many pagodas, communal houses such as Van Thanh Temple, Long Thanh Communal House, Tinh Xa Ngoc Vien, Phuoc Hau, Tien Chau, Saghamangala pagodas...

The dry season lasts from December to April, the rainy season last from May to November. The annual average temperature is 27 Degree Celcious. Trips to Mekong Delta are suitable all year round.

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