The first cable car system in the Mekong Delta will be put into service on February 14, making it easier for local and foreign visitors to visit the touristic Bay Nui area in An Giang province, according to the project owner An Giang Tourism Development Joint Stock Company (ANDESCO).

The 3.5km system consists of two stations, 89 cabins and 16 pillars, and is able to transport 2,000 passengers an hour between Lam Vien tourism site at the foot of Nui Cam (Cam Mountain) and Vo Ong Buom on the peak, The Saigon Times Daily cited the source as saying.

With an altitude of nearly 710 metres, Nui Cam is the highest mountain in the Mekong Delta where tourists can have a panoramic view of the area.

This project costs approximately 300 billion VND (14,100 USD).-VNA