A must-do in Chau Doc are the boat tours. To hire a boat, cruise along Bassac River (towards Victoria Hotel). This premium hotel itself is a leisure destination, featuring a rooftop panoramic spa (open 9 am - 9 pm) for exotic massages. As a shore excursion option (via private boat tours roundtrip from Chau Doc) can be visited Long Khanh Island. The itinerary also features passing the Vĩnh Te Canal and visiting Tra Su Cajuput Forest (ecological park).
Here are some popular excursions near Chau Doc:
Sam Mountain: Sam Mountain is a hill located just outside of Chau Doc and is known for its pagodas, including the Lady Chua Xu Temple, and its scenic views of the surrounding area.
Tra Su Bird Sanctuary: Tra Su Bird Sanctuary is a protected area located about an hour's drive from Chau Doc and is known for its diverse bird species, including herons, storks, and egrets.
Ba Chuc Massacre Memorial: Ba Chuc Massacre Memorial is a memorial located about an hour's drive from Chau Doc and is dedicated to the memory of the victims of a mass killing that took place during the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s.
An Giang Province: An Giang Province is located near Chau Doc and is known for its diverse landscapes, including rice paddies, wetlands, and hills, as well as its ethnic minority villages.
Floating Markets: The Mekong Delta region is home to several floating markets, where local farmers sell their produce from boats. Visitors can take a boat tour to explore these markets and learn about the local way of life.