Chau Doc is a border town and also called a smuggling town. It's too tiny for tourists in the peak season, but it is a fundamental way of traveling between two countries. Chau Doc rings by World Heritage Sites such as Ha Long Bay, the Purple Citadel, Hoi An Ancient town, Mystery Mekong, and Angkor Complex. Most international tourists' vacations to South East Asia wish to explore all these famous cultures, historic sites, beautiful countryside, and people. Biking Mekong Delta and Mekong Cruising are now booming industries. Travelers love to relax a half-day on a speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh and the opposite way to Chau Doc town. Vietnam Cycling Tours offers short cycling vacations through Long Xuyen, Cao Lanh, Sadec, Can Tho, Tra Vinh, and Ben Tre to Ho Chi Minh. Sam Mountain is outside of Chau Doc where is a place of pilgrimage for Vietnamese Buddhists. It provides some of the best sunsets in Vietnam's Mekong Delta. Another interesting place is not far from Chau Doc is Tra Su forest. The forest is a form plantation that is now a wildlife reserve. It's home to an astounding number of wading birds, many kinds of fish. Some canals flood in the rainy season, and some boats will take travelers on tour—a short boat tour, including as it is a part of cycle tours by Vietnam Backroads. The town lives on Basac River- A lower branch, and it is about 250 kilometers west of Ho Chi Minh City. It takes about six hours to travel by bus from Ho Chi Minh City. Locals call; it's a smuggling town. Smugglers use high-speed boats to transport goods from Cambodia to An Giang city via Chau Doc town. Chau Doc is a get way to Cambodia, especially those over landing between Vietnam and neighboring Cambodia. It is the launching point for the speedboat service between here and Phnom Penh. Places to visit: Tra Su nature reserve forest, Sam Mountain is the highest mountain in the Mekong Delta, Muslim village with its houses on stilts and Signs in Arabic on the walls. bike trips Chau Doc to Ho Chi Minh.