The Mekong Delta Tour Vietnam

Vietnam’s ‘rice basket’, the MEKONG DELTA is a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages, everywhere crisscrossed by the brown canals and rivulets fed by the mighty Mekong River. The uniquely southern charm with its welcoming introduction to life along the river is the real draw, and visitors can explore quaint riverside towns, sample fruits bartered in the colourful floating markets or dine on home-cooked delicacies before overnighting as a homestay guest.

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Vietnam’s ‘rice basket’, the MEKONG DELTA is a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages, everywhere crisscrossed by the brown canals and rivulets fed by the mighty Mekong River. The uniquely southern charm with its welcoming introduction to life along the river is the real draw, and visitors can explore quaint riverside towns, sample fruits bartered in the colourful floating markets or dine on home-cooked delicacies before overnighting as a homestay guest.

The 150 year old Ut Kiet ancient house has just been opened to visitors after being meticulously renovated with Japanese assistance. The house is built on an area of roughly 1000 square metres and is composed of five sections. The house is unique in that it boasts elaborate carving and decoration of traditional patterns: animals, flowers…

Mekong Folksong (Don ca Tai tu) - the performance of this kind is quite popular among the Mekong dwellers. It would be a miss of identities of the Mekong tour without the show.

Highlight of Vinh Long is An Binh island. Covering around 60km square, the island has 4 villages: An Binh, Binh Hoa Phuoc, Hoa Ninh and Dong Phu. An Binh attracts people with its flower gardens and fresh fruits. Visitors can visit longan, mango orchards and have a rest or stay overnight with local families.

The most interesting thing to do in Can Tho is take a boat ride through the canals and visit the Cai Rang floating market

The former capital of Dong Thap province, Sa Dec gained some small fame as the setting for "The Lover", a film based on the novel by Marguerite Duras. Among the Vietnamese, Sa Dec is famous for its many nurseries cultivating flowers and bonsai trees.

Other highlights include visits to local orchards, flower markets and fish farms.

The Mekong Delta is where land, sea and Vietnam's greatest river intersect.

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RT-401 From HCMC to Phnom Penh

Tour Code : RT401
Tour Name : From HCMC to Phnom Penh
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights

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