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Cai Rang, the largest floating market in Vietnam

Sellers hang out product samples on a long bamboo in front of the boats

You are so familiar with noisy, boisterous cities and want to look for a peaceful, idyllic destination. It will be perfectly wonderful if you choose Cai Rang Float Market is your next destination. It is said that “not being in Cai Rang Floating Market means not knowing the land of Tay Do – an old

Deep in the delta 2 nights

Deep in the delta 2 nights

Day 1: Chau Doc – Sa Dec “Circus of Fish” Welcome to the fish sanctuary of  Vietnam. We begin our day with a hearty breakfast at the Dining Hall or in the quiet sanctuary of your balcony. We will brace ourselves for a short excursion in Chau Doc, a pleasant town near the Cambodian border with

Bac Lieu travel guide

Bac Lieu travel guide

Bac Lieu is generally thought of as being in the Mekong Delta, although it is actually located slightly to the south of the Mekong’s main outflows. The province shares the common border with Hau Giang on the north, Soc Trang in the northeast, Kien Giang on the northwest, with Ca Mau on the west and

The Mekong Delta in An Giang

The Mekong Delta in An Giang

The Mekong Delta, the biggest rice – growing area of Vietnam, is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the South in specific and in Vietnam in general. When mentioning about the Mekong Delta, people usually offer as Vietnam’s rice basket. Since it is enrich with alluvial soils by the large river system, the

Unimaginative Mekong Delta loses out on tourism, says deputy minister

Can Tho Travel Guide

The region’s visitor numbers and tourism revenues are modest, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism. Last year it received 9.8 million domestic visitors and 1.6 million foreign tourists, accounting for 5.8 percent and 8.3 percent of the country’s total number. Revenues were a mere 2.7 percent of the country’s total at VND5.1 billion

Mekong Delta – Can Tho travel

Can Tho Travel Guide

Can Tho is the biggest and wealthiest of the Mekong Delta cities and the commercial hub for the tremendous agricultural output of the region. It’s a less compelling destination for travellers however, than some of the smaller delta towns. The recent completion of another Mekong River bridge has made the Can Tho expedition far less

Ben Tre Travel Guide

Ben Tre Travel Guide

As tourism took off in the Mekong Delta, the picturesque little province of Ben Tre was always one ferry beyond the tourist traffic of My Tho and consequently has developed at a more languid pace. The opening of a new bridge has (thus far) done little to change that. The town’s sleepy waterfront, lined with

The Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta forms both the far southern region of Vietnam and one of country’s two main ricebowls. Dominated by the Mekong River and its many tributaries, the surrounding lands are comprised of low lying rice paddies and the rivers are bordered by dense mangroves and palms. The tributaries of the hectic Mekong River highway