One of our great Mekong off the beaten path find is Tan Phong Island, not far away from Cai Be hotspot but a totally laid back place with beautiful green island of many different orchards and incredibly friendly farmers.
Tan Phong is a small island town located at the middle of Tien river, Cai Lay district, Tien Giang province. Created by rich river soil, Tan Phong has a great strength in producing farm products as well as fishing. With many large farms and surrounded by rivers and channels, Tan Phong soon became a famous destination for eco – tourism. Every year, thousands of tourists from all over the country visit and stay here.
Visiting by boats
After 10 minutes of traveling by ferry, the atmosphere changed 100%, you will immediately feel the fresh air with many green fruit farms. You will have chance to see thousands of fruit trees ready to harvest. There is no smell of traffics or smoke, all you can feel is the smell of fruits and nature. People here are very friendly, they always willing to take you around for a short trip to show you their home. Feel free to take some fruit directly from the trees, you can’t have enough stomach to eat all of them.
Tan Phong island is a great place for a short retreat from busy cities, a wonderful place to refresh yourself.