Mekong Delta

Mekong Delta is an attractive destination in South Vietnam which is an ideal spot for your holiday.

Beautiful tourist attractions, friendly people, interesting culture… are the highlights of this land. And, what else makes Mekong Delta worth a visit? Are you curious to know?

Take a look at our post below.

Rich land

With Mekong Delta location in map, great geographical and climate conditions, and year-round is enriched by fertile alluvial layers, the western soil is also known as the largest granary and fruit bowl in the country.

The vast rice fields, the luxuriant fruit gardens not only bring sweet fruit to the whole country but also attract tourists everywhere to visit.

Visiting the place, tourists will have the chance to enjoy fruit in the gardens such as Phong Dien (Can Tho), Cai Be (Tien Giang), Tan Quy (Tra Vinh), Tam Binh (Vinh Long), Cho Lach (Ben Tre) districts with famous fruit brands such as Vinh Kim breast milk, Cai Be tangerine, Cai Mon durian, pomelos Vinh Long, Hoa Loc sand mango, Hau Giang orange, etc. Therefore, you can spend the time to visit Mekong Delta at any time of the year.

The river is immense

The second reason why tourists should spend time traveling to the Mekong Delta is that the river is immense. Therefore, people in the Mekong Delta mainly depend on the river.

This village connects the other neighbor by waterway instead of the road. The interlocking canals also create conditions for the emergence of lively and colorful floating markets throughout the western provinces such as Cai Rang, Phong Dien, and Phung Hiep and so on. Therefore, when having the chance to visit Mekong Delta, you don’t forget to visit floating markets in there. However, you should remember that you should stay at local people or hotel if you want to visit a floating market because these markets open early from 6 am- 8 am only.

Furthermore, when visiting the place, you not only have the opportunity to bring about many kinds of specialty fruits and vegetables but also witness and listen to the special sounds of a floating market at dawn.

In addition to choosing Western specialties, going to floating markets, you can also grab small boats serving as mobile cafes, order a cup of ice coffee or soft drink and enjoy a bowl of vermicelli for a meal.

Abundant fish and shrimp

From the peak of the Tibetan plateau, the mighty Mekong River flows through six countries, bringing millions of people to life.

Pouring into Vietnam, after a long journey of 4,500km, nine estuaries (Cuu Long) carry a large amount of silt to form one of the world's largest plains. The wonderful conditions that nature brings have created a rich and unique cuisine here.

In the Southwest, there are many delicious dishes that you can discover grilled snakehead fish, goby hotpot, fish sauce hotpot, pancake, fish noodle, fish porridge, noodles, and grilled chicken clay. Therefore, when visiting the place, you should spend time enjoying wonderful and delicious dishes there.

Traditional villages

Village ecotourism is one of the attractions of the region. Foreign visitors especially like to understand the production process and experience the feeling of making products themselves.

The Southwest has many famous traditional craft villages such as Long Dinh projection village, and the old village of My Tho (Tien Giang); Tan Chau silk village (An Giang); Ba So nuggets village (Tra Vinh); My Tuong rice paper village, coconut candy (Ben Tre), Lai Vung village, Sa Dec flower growing village (Dong Thap) and etc.

Friendly local people

The Mekong Delta is a strange paradise for travelers from all over the world with a good climate, a vibrant tropical garden, a relaxed atmosphere and generosity of residents.

Not only with neighbors, but almost visitors can also feel the cuteness of the people on this day and night boat in the first time visiting.

Many folk entertainment games

The tour to the Mekong cannot be missed the fun activities of folk entertainment such as rowing a boat between the canals, slapping ditches to catch fish, hunting hamsters, throwing nets, and picking fruit trees, trying "feel sensation ”with bamboo bridges loosely.

Southern amateur music

Referring to the West and mentioning people who are wounded, bear hard cannot ignore the crunching melody of the monochord.

In this land, the ancient songs on the background of the rustic monochord have long penetrated the soul of the generation class here as a soul that cannot be lost.

So popular that you can enjoy the melody anywhere, at all times when you have the opportunity to travel on the land of the West.

Amazing Phu Quoc island

Belonging to Kien Giang Province, Phu Quoc Island is a popular tourist destination not only in the Southwest but also in the world. At the end of 2014, the prestigious National Geographic travel site selected Phu Quoc into the top 10 best winter destinations of the year.

Furthermore, with charming, peaceful scenery of blue sea, white sand, and special places, this place will be an interesting stop not to be missed in the journey to explore the western provinces.

Hope that after the post, tourists will have the more useful and necessary information about Mekong Delta and the place will the next destination for your vacation in the future. 

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