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Where to go in Mekong Delta?

Sophia Doe - Nov 15, 2019

The Mekong Delta - a land of immense rice fields, adorned with leisurely storks in the late afternoons. A trip in harmony with the peaceful nature, making friends with the Southern people, you will learn and explore garden culture, river culture - a civilization separate from other lands of Vietnam. Let's explore Beetrip with the best places in Mekong Delta.

1. Exploring the river on dinghy

With the terrain is mainly intertwined canals, surrounded by rivers, Mekong Delta is an ideal place for tourists to sit on a dinghy and visit local people's life and wriggling through creeks and river branchs, trallverler can fully feel a very simple and peaceful space.

Besides sailing, taking photos, don't ignore listening to the birds singing, the sound of fish splashing. If you're lucky enough to walk across the fruit trees along the riverside, you'll get the chance to pick your own fruit with a sweet taste of its.

2. Going to floating market

The most unique in the Mekong Delta is floating markets which almost vehicles are canoes and dinghy gathering to trade and exchange fruits and flowers.

The most famous markets in Mekong Delta such as Cai Rang, and Phong Dien (Can Tho), Nga Bay (Hau Giang), Chau Doc (An Giang), Ca Mau province has Ca Mau floating market. Vinh Long province has a floating market of Tra On. Soc Trang has Nga Nam floating market. In Tien Giang has Cai Be floating market …

3. Listening Southern amateur music ( Don Ca Tai Tu Music)

In the middle of the vast river and rich garden, the life of the people in the Southwest still has many hardships, but it is from that life, the songs of folk songs have been born, becoming an indispensable spiritual food of locals.

This is a typical folk art form. The verses have long penetrated into the hearts of many generations here. There are times when you are walking around this loving land, you can suddenly hear the earnestly melodious sounds in somewhere.

4. Visiting the fruit garden

The year-round gardens are fruitful and the specialty of the Southwest provinces. Depending on the season, these gardens have different fruits.

Famous fruit garden locations to enjoy such as: My Khanh (Can Tho), An Binh Islet (Vinh Long), Cai Mon (Ben Tre), Cai Be ( Tien Giang),…

5. Various cuisine

Referring to the Mekong Delta, not to mention the dishes with fresh ingredients, rustic, simple processing but bring appetite and flavor unmistakably.

Grilled snakehead fish, rice with salt and seasame, hotpot ... are all specialties that when traveling to the Southwest you must enjoy. Because although these dishes are extremely popular, but only in the Mekong Delta, with abundant natural resources and the hands of people here create the most flavorful dishes.

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