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

3 Days

Ho Chi Minh City, formal named Saigon is the largest city and the economic center of Vietnam. This best of the South tour will help you have chance to discover the Saigon's highlights, including the most famous sites...

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4 Days

Mekong Delta with three crops every year is known as the biggest source of rice exports in Vietnam. Travel on a cruising along the Mekong you can enjoy the peaceful countryside, the simple local life with interlaced...

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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
Experiences :
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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
Experiences :
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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 :
  • · 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
Experiences :
Only From $692
  • · This tour provides you an insight about Vietnam of today and the past. You will travel to all main tourist areas of the North, the Central and the South
  • · Visiting three World Heritage sites: Halong Bay, Hue and Hoi An
  • · Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi and from Saigon
Experiences :
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  • · Discovering the delicacies of Vietnamese cuisine by traveling to the highlights in the North, the South and the Central of Vietnam.
  • · Discuss the special traditions ingredients that used in region foods and make them more delicious.
  • · Taste the best of a country's cuisine in famous local restaurants.
  • · Chance to learn how to prepare traditional foods by joining in cooking classes with famous local restaurant's chefs.
  • · Understanding more about local life through the trips include visiting colorful local markets, cruising tour, and board to floating markets.
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