Without the expectation of a very beautiful island, but want to have a go on the day not far from Saigon you can get to a peaceful small island commune of Thanh An.
Thanh An commune of Can Gio Island, the center of Ho Chi Minh City more than 70 kilometers to the east. People on the island are mainly living by farming, fishing and salt
In order to Thanh An, the only way is by boat from the wharf Can Thanh (the town of Can Gio).
If you take the bus, you get the car number 20 – Ben Thanh – Binh Khanh ferry, then boarded a bus number 90 to Can Thanh. Trains run from here to the island at 6:30 Thanh An, 9h, 10h30, 12h, 14h, 17h.
Trains on the mainland at 6:30, 7:30, 10:30, 12h, 14h, 17h. Ticket price is 10,000 VND / trip. However, now the ship may vary depending on the weather, tides …
Thanh An small island has many beautiful not sparkling, but mostly rustic fisherman life, serenity. If sightseeing, taking pictures, you can come along dikes, rocks.
If traveling in a group, you can along the rocky shore snails. It is also an exciting experience for those who want to leave the town, to seek a peaceful and idyllic.
Currently, in Thanh An shops than before, the highest concentration in markets near municipal offices and littered the main road through residential areas on the island.
There are many ways you can enjoy seafood on the island. At the market there are a number of sales and snails, clams boiled or grilled seafood available cheap. A disc fat snails, snails or clams steamed na coffee cost around 10000-15000 VND.
If you go east group, please purchase fresh and has houses by simultaneous application processing lodging. Thanh An no hotel services, motel. If you want to stay overnight or nap, talk with the farmers to be able to homestay.
The shop sells breakfast, lunch like a noodle, beef noodle, bread … scattered over the island is easy for visitors to find out. A full bowl of noodles and a delicious VND15,000.
Note: In the small island, the early morning is the most exciting time for you to learn about life fishing village. So be arranged to the islands with the earliest train, or visit pm and stay until the next morning.