Mekong Delta


Mekong Delta

The Mekong delta is the southern most region of Vietnam. It was formed by the sediment deposited by the Mekong river, the process which continue today; silt deposited extend the shoreline at the mouth of the river as much as 79 meter per year. The river is so larger that it has two daily tides . At the low tide season boat event could not move in the canal.

Mekong Delta

The land of the Mekong Delta is renowned for it richness and almost haft of it is under cultivation. The area is known as : 'Vietnam' basket of rice'. The Mekong Delta produce enough rice to feed the entire country

Other products from this region are: coconuts, sugar cane, fruits, fishes and prawns. Also this is the primary rural area, it is one of the most densely populated regions in Vietnam.

The Mekong river is one of the greatest River in the world. And its Delta is one of the world's largest.

Mekong Delta

The Mekong River originated from Tibetan plateau, flowing 4500 km through china, Between Myanmar and Laos, Along Laos and Thai border, and through Cambodia and Vietnam on It ways to East Sea of Vietnam. At Phnom Penh ( Cambodia) It splits in to two braches: The Upper Mekong ( Also call the Bassac River, which flow via Chau Doc, Long Xuyen and Can Tho to the sea; and the Tien Giang (Upper River), which split in to several branches at Vinh Long and empties it in to the sea at five points. The numerous braches of the river explain the Vietnamese name for The Mekong: Song Cuu Long ( River of nine dragons)

Mekong Delta

The water flow in to the Mekong river begin to rise at the end of May and reaches to its highest point around September. its ranges from 1900 to 38000 cubic meter person second depend on the season.

The Major activities in the Mekong river is boating. Indeed, the only way you are really to get closed to the Mekong River id to tour through the canal by boat.

Mekong Delta

The typical tours to Mekong Delta could take you about 2 to 4 days depend on the places you want to go.

Normally the tour will go to Can Tho where you can see the biggest floating market in Vietnam ( May be biggest one in the world) or Vinh long where you can enjoy hone stay as well as tour to Cai Be floating market.

However, if you have such a short time it is still worth to take a day trip to My Tho.

There is an option of taking a tour to Vinh Long, Can Tho and then to Chau Doc to take the speed boat to Phnom Penh (Cambodia).    
Can Tho Sa Dec  Mang Thit
 Vinh Long Cai Rang Floating Market  Mekong Delta tour
 Chau Doc  Rach Gia  Cai Be Princess Cruise
 My Tho  Ong Ho Island  Song Xanh Cruise
 Mekong Delta  Mekong Floating Market  Pandaw Mekong Cruise
 Long Xuyen  Mekong River  Le Cochinchine Cruise
 Cai Be Floating Market  Dong Hoa Hiep  RV La Marguerite Cruise
 Ben Tre  Mekong Delta Cruises  The Jayavarman Cruise
 Mekong Delta Canal  Bassac Mekong Cruise  Saigon to Cambodia Tour
 Phu An  Mekong Queen Cruise
 
Top Mekong Delta Tours

2 Days Bassac Cruise Mekong River

 

3 Days Le Cochinchine Cruise Mekong River

 

Sai Gon – Vinh Long – Can Tho – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc – Phnompenh 5 days

 

Mekong Delta Cycling 3 days / 2 nights

 

Mekong Delta Highlights 2 Days / 1 Night

 

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