Mekong Delta

  • Location: southwestern Vietnam
  • Status: Vietnam’s largest rice basket
  • Population: around 16,700,000 (statistics 2009)
  • Area: about 39,000 square km
  • Vietnam's most productive region in agriculture and aquaculture (with the smallest forest area)
  • Includes: Can Tho City, An Giang, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long

Mekong delta is located in Southwestern Vietnam. In Vietnamese, it was called Cuu Long. It means Nine Dragons for the nine months that terminate the flow of this great river as it is absorbed by the sea. Its total area is around 39.734km2 and include provinces: An Giang , Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, Can Tho, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long

Mekong delta is well-known as the biggest rice-growing region in the country.  Other products of the delta include coconut, sugar cane, fruit and fish.The main towns of the delta are My Tho, Vinh Long, Can Tho and Chau Doc. My Tho is the first stop when you go from Ho  Chi Minh city to the delta. It is popular with a taste of authentic delta life. Here tourist can take Sampan along the waterways, visit tropical fruit orchards and enjoy the local delicacy, Elephant’s Ear Fish. Then you will come Vinh Long. It is the island in Mekong River.  Coming there you have a chance to take part in Floating Markets in which all kinds of product are traded from boats. To make shopping easier, the boats suspend a sample of what they sell from the top of a long pole. Besides, you can visit small riverside workshops including blacksmiths, rice huskers, thatchers and coffin makers. Contemplating local orchards, flower markets and fish farms is other interesting activities when you come Mekong delta

 Say goodbye to Vinh Long, you will come Can Tho. It is a commercial center of the Mekong Delta. Here you can visit the biggest floating- Cai Rang Floating Market in the morning. A spectacular sight outside of town is the stork garden at Thot Not where hundreds of egrets, herons and cormorants gather in the treetops to roost late in the afternoon. The last place is Chau Doc. It is located at the foot of Sam moutain on the Cambodian border. Here you can enjoy the large Cham, Khmer and ethnic Chinese communities and the distinctive architectural styles of each community can be seen in their places of worship around the town. You can take a boat trip to see the unusual floating fish farms, houses with wooden pens suspended underneath where live fish are kept. You will get exciting experiences in Mekong delta which nowhere can bring to you. Let come and discover by yourself!

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Mekong Delta Tours

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  • · A memorable time visit the most attracted tourist destinations in Saigon, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.
  • · Exploring the art and the culture of Ho Chi Minh City, as well as the daily life and culture of Hoa people here.
  • · Learning about the Vietnam's history along the war as well as the invaders' crime by a visiting to War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace.
  • · Chancing to know about the Vietnam's religious, the Buddhism and the Catholicism.
  • · Taking part in a Mekong Delta Cruising tour and have time to relax and enjoy the amazing nature along Mekong River.
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  • · Explore thes best highlights of the largest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
  • · Experience authentic of local people through visits to floating village, farm and workshops
  • · Learn about the history in discovering the amazing network of Cu Chi Tunnel
  • · Enjoy seasonal fruits in fruit orchards
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  • · Discover the best highlights of the two most important cities of Vietnam
  • · Amazing time to experience local working life at Cai Be floating market
  • · Have chance to enjoy special fruit in lush orchards
  • · Unforgettable time cruising on Halong bay with famous caves and islands
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  • · Enjoying the solemnity of the great Angkor in Siem Reap
  • · Shopping freely in Phnom Penh's markets
  • · Experience the history and architecture of Khmer people with many landscapes in Phnom Penh
  • · Experience the life and beauty of the Mekong Delta River people
  • · Visiting the largest floating village in Vietnam, Cai Rang floating village and buy fresh fruits…
Experiences :
  • · Enjoying the natural beauty of the wetland of Vietnam with floating villages and markets.
  • · Meeting the locals in the Mekong Delta River and experience their daily life.
  • · Enjoying the stunning views of the greatest Angkor complex in Siem Reap
  • · Free time to go shopping in the markets of Phnom Penh
  • · Knowing more about the history and architecture of Cambodian with solemn places in Phnom Penh.
Experiences :
  • · Discover the best highlights of the two most important cities of Vietnam, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
  • · Relaxing time as cruising on the UNESCO Heritage Site Halong Bay and visiting magnificant limestone islands
  • · Experience local working life at floating markets and local workshop on the legendary Mekong Delta
  • · Enjoy fresh candy – specialty of the watery region
  • · Learn more about the history in visit to Cu Chi Tunnel
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