Mekong Delta Destinations

Mekong Deta is a charming land with the ordinary natural beauty. Here there are so many things for you to discover…

Cai Rang Floating Market

Can Tho

A population of around a million makes CAN THO the delta’s biggest city, and losing yourself in its commercial thrum for a few days is the perfect antidote to time spent in the quiet backwaters of the delta...

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Vinh Long

Ringed by water and besieged by boats and tumbledown stilthouses, the island that forms the heart of Vinh Long has the feel of a medieval fortress. However, if you find yourself yearning for a peaceful backwater, first impressions will be a let-down; central Vinh Long is hectic and noisy, its streets a blur of buses and motorbikes...

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Chau Doc

Since the opening of the border to Cambodia a few kilometres north of town, Chau Doc has boomed in popularity, and is the only place apart from Can Tho where you are likely to see foreigners in any numbers...

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Ben Tre Province

The few travellers who push on beyond My Tho into Ben Tre Province are rewarded with some of the Mekong Delta’s most breathtaking scenery...

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Sa Dec Town

A cluster of brick and tile kilns on the riverbank announces your arrival in the charming town of Sa Dec, a little over 20km upriver of Vinh Long. The famous french novelist Marguerite Duras lived here as a child...

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My Tho Town

My Tho’s proximity to Ho Chi Minh City means that it receives the lion’s share of day-trippers to the delta, resulting in a scrum of pushy vendors crowding round each tour bus that arrives...

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Phung Hiep Floating Market

Phung Hiep is situated where seven branches of the Mekong River and canals converge, 30km from Ninh Kieu Wharf in the centre of Can Tho City. Phung Hiep floating market, called Nga Bay market, is the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta...

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Long Xuyen Floating Market

Although Long Xuyen floating market is not as famous as others in the southern region, tourists will still feel the generosity of southerners. Long Xuyen floating market is one of the most important in the Mekong Delta...

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Cai Rang Floating Market

One of the most interesting sights in the Delta are the floating markets and associated river life. Together with Cai Be and Phung Hiep, Cai Rang Floating Market about 6km from Can Tho City is one of the three biggest in the Mekong Delta...

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Can Tho Homestay

Cai Be Floating Market

Cai Be is one of the various well-known floating markets in the western region of southern Vietnam formed in the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century. The Cai Be Floating Market is always busy, bearing all the characteristics of the locals’ life in the western region...

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