|Loaf of white bread||$0.78|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$32.55|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$1.70|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$8.82|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$14.21|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$26.38|
If you are looking for eco-tourism places in Vietnam, one of the cities to visit is Vinh Long. In the Han- Nom writing system, the name of this city means eternal prosperity. This city is the capital of the province with the same name, Vinh Long. The C? Chiên river runs through the city and then is branching out to the Mekong River. The city is about a three-hour drive away from Ho Chi Minh City.
As a foreign tourist, your main point of entry will be the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh and you can easily get cheap flights to Vinh Long if you will choose Ho Chi Minh City as the airport. From Ho Chi Minh City, you can take the long distance buses going to Vinh Long. You will go down to main bus terminal/station. The good thing about this place is that from the main bus station, there are buses offering free rides within the city limits only and you can take advantage of that. Another means to get around is the motorcycle taxi which is locally called xe om. This taxi is cheaper than the regular taxi and you will not spend more than $2 to $3 (converted from dong, the local currency) to the farthest place in the city. The city of Ving Long is about 48 square kilometers in area. Walking is an ideal way to get around the city, especially in the downtown area.
There are quality hotels in Vinh Long and you can get one that is within your budget quite easily. You can try Phung Hoang or Lac Long and the cost is roughly $15 per night. You can spend two or more days in Vinh Long. With the use of online travel sites, you can find cheap flights to Vinh Long as well as tour and travel packages. Take advantage of these offerings from online travel sites to increase your savings.