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Fish Farm

Chau Doc is noted for its fish and fish farms. Many types of fresh water fish are grown in the surrounding canal and Song Hau River (Bassac River). Any stay here should include a water visit through the farms to observe the river life and possibly the feeding of fish on a private floating farm. Fish farms come in all shapes and sizes. They are often the family home with the fish being raised in large wooden cages suspended beneath the often crude sheds that service as both a workplace and  omewhere to live. These floating farms often cook up the many tonnes of fish feed in large cookers on the deck. Visitors can travel between the farms by boat hired at the riverside park or go on a more informative tour and experience the ravenous  feeding of 1000s of hungry fish on one of the floating farms. Once raised to a marketable size, the fish are transported live down to Long Xuyen for processing in purpose build boats with open sides that allow the river water to circulate through the fish holds. A trip to the fish farms can also take in a visit to the Cham Villages set just beside the river. Local Charm vendors will show you their beautiful silk made into scarves and other clothing items along with a range of sourvenirs for sale. 

Time to start: any time from 6:30 A.M. to 15:00 from Chau Doc hotel/ guesthouse
Duration: 1 hour, to be combined with the excursion to Cham villages
Guide: Local English speaking guide
Transportation: coach/ car/ tuk-tuk/ motorbike and local motor boats
Entrance: yes, included in Chau Doc Travel package

Person in charge: Thomas Guy
Telephone #: +84912217448

The Fish Farm excursion is on private basis. It is for your party only. It is not a group tour. So the rates would differ for each group size and personalized services. Contact us for details

The package Fish farm visit would include a local English speaking guide, transportation, entrances to the mentioned places, picking up and dropping off at your hotel/ guesthouse in Chau Doc (An Giang), a bottle of water for each passenger

The tour price would exclude the tips for driver/ local guide, your lunch and accommodation in Chau Doc

To book the fish farm excursion and Cham villages from/to Chau Doc City, please submit your payment to Chau Doc Travel at least 3 days in advance for a smooth arrangement. We accept Visa, Master, Amex cards. The online payment facility is available at Chau Doc Travel.

Kindly let Chau Doc Travel know the date you want to travel to Fish farm & Cham villages. Also, we need to know your hotel address in Chau Doc.

Beside, visit Ba Chuc Adventure,  excursion to fish farm, Tra Su sanctuary, Can Tho floating market, Saigon Mekong ToursBus and Hydrofoil to Phu Quocspeedboat to Phnom Penh