In recent years, backpacking tourism has become one of the top travel trends for travelling to Mekong Delta. Beside aiming at exploring this land and learning about local cultures, this kind of tourism also helps backpackers to get some necessary skills in life. If you are planning for your Mekong Delta backpacking tours, you should make it as specific as possible specific to have a favorably meaningful trip. Here are some useful tips for you to apply to your Mekong Delta backpacking tours.
Planning time and detailed travel schedule
The first thing you need to do is to determine the exact time of your trip so that you can make a list of choices about where to stop and how to go. In addition, you have to arrange a reasonable amount time to travel, visit and discover a lot of different places. If you do not have long holidays, the weekend will be the best time for you to take Mekong Delta backpacking tours with your family or friends. However, you should pay attention to take rest to restore your health after a tired day of traveling.
Choosing the destinations to visit
Each destination in Mekong Delta has a distinct beauty depending on each season. If you visit Mekong Delta in the floating season, An Giang and Dong Thap are the two most suitable places to experience in bathing in the field with a plenty of silt.
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Furthermore, if you enjoy being in harmony with the nature, you can drop in some fruit orchards in Tien Giang and Vinh Long or some famous floating markets in Can Tho or Hau Giang. All of them are the must-go destinations in your Mekong Delta backpacking tours.
Also, this land has a large number of unique architectural structures with so many different cultural nuances. Exploring some temples in Soc Trang or Tra Vinh will help you understand more about the diverse religious beliefs of Mekong Delta.
Considering where to stay and what to eat
In Mekong Delta, there is a large system of accommodations including luxurious hotels, mainstream motels and simple homestays for you to choose. Advisably, you should book in advance to save money and ensure to follow your plan. Especially, like most backpackers, you can sleep in the tent or on the hammock set up in a suitable place along the road to enjoy the feeling of freedom and liberty.
Mekong Delta owns a rich culinary culture cuisine so you will have the opportunity to enjoy hundreds of rural foods at the roadside stores or even in your homestay. In your Vietnam tour, you should not miss some dishes specifically characterizing Mekong Delta like grilled snakehead, braised fish head, sour soup, grilled vole and so on. Certainly, the flavor of these dishes will not be similar to other dishes that you have tried in the city.