If you are fond of a get-away in the peaceful countryside with the simple life, let us fulfill your desire by tours to Mekong Delta. It is not only the most significant agricultural and fishing region throughout the country, but also one of the popular tourist destinations where you can enjoy a cruise on boats and sampans, try going fishing, taste fresh tropical fruits directly from the local gardens, say hello to morning floating markets, view the daily activities of the residents along the tributaries of the Mekong River and more. It’s fascinating to know that the locals here are very friendly and approachable with smiley faces, who are enthusiastically willing to instruct and lend you a hand whenever you need their help. That’s why you always feel free to wallow in the colorful wildlife and unforgettable views!
The perfect landscapes of Mekong Delta in Vietnam
Regardless of whether you have already set foot on the place or not, you always wish to come back and experience the Mekong region once in your lifetime. The following are top things to do in Mekong Delta tours you should not miss for sure!
- Top 5 Floating Markets in Mekong Delta (part 1)
- Top 5 Floating Markets in Mekong Delta (part 2)
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1. Make a boat cruise through small canals
Needless to say, the best way to explore the beauty and uniqueness of Mekong Delta is by a boat cruise on waterways. Remember that Mekong River includes a complex system of channels. From the boat, it is quite surprising to feast your eyes on stunning sights of green/yellow rice paddies, lush orchards, lines of coconut trees and quiet stilt houses. While immersing in a scenic boat trip through this immense delta, you will not only discover the bustling colors of floating markets, but also experience the traditional lifestyle around the Mekong River as well as take a close glimpse at rural Vietnam.
Making a boat cruise through small canals
An impressive exclusive river cruise on waterways of the Mekong Delta in Southern Vietnam will definitely treat yourself to something novel and exceptional!
2. Visit and taste fresh fruits in local garden
Mekong Delta wins an award, not only for rice paddies but also for tropical fruits. Thanks to the pleasant climate and favorable natural conditions, fruit seasons seem to be all year round, making it the ideal destination for both domestic and foreigner visitors. And stopping by one of fruit gardens has become the favorable type for many tourists. There is nothing greater than listening to what the host of the garden tells, picking and enjoying ripe fruits by your hands.
Fresh fruits in local gardens
Some of the famous fruit orchards in Mekong Delta include Cai Be Orchard (Tien Giang), Phong Dien and My Khanh Orchard (Can Tho), Cai Mon Orchard (Ben Tre), etc. Further, it is also a good chance to broaden your knowledge by knowing the specialties of each area. A tour to fruit gardens does honor the locals’ great effort and support their economy.
3. Explore the beauty of Phu Quoc Island
Located in Kien Giang Province – one part of the Mekong Delta region, Phu Quoc Island is a must-see place you should not overlook during the Mekong Delta tours. The island gets its name widespread for long and exquisite white beaches, which are beautified with soft sand, lines of coconut palms, yellow sunlight and crystal water.
The beauty of Phu Quoc Island
Besides these activities, there are also many other fancy things that you can’t miss if you choose Mekong Delta as a potential destination in your Tours to Vietnam. So what are you still waiting for but not booking a tour with this travel agency immediately to enjoy joyful Vietnam tours!
And if you want to know what those other activities are, follow me to the NEXT part of this article!