Châu Doc is a bustling riverside town by the Cambodian border. It is a unique destination in that the population of 120,000 – comprising Vietnamese, Champa, and Khmer – all live together in harmony in a blend of differing faiths and ethnicity. Bright pastel hues of green, blue and purple adorn many of the newer shop fronts in this busy trading and tourist ... More>centre. The locals are friendly in this part of the country, so if you are looking for a town where you can grab a beer with folk and share stories over noodles, then this is the place. English is well spoken, especially at the hotels in Chau Doc, as it is a popular spot to cross the border. The most popular activity to partake in is a trip by boat to visit the fish farms and small communities which live on the water in floating houses. You can rent a man and his boat from the west side of the park. For your pagoda fix head to Sam Mountain, after a visit the holy shrines you can climb to the top to admire the view.