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Mekong Delta Vietnam
Written by Rahul on May 20, 2020 Share on

Mekong Delta | Know your way around the delta to explore the nature

Vietnam is a country which is in the southeastern part of Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsular. It is one of the perfect locations to spend some quality time with Nature. This country is the 15th most populous country in the world with a population of 95.5 million. Vietnam officially called the Social Republic of Vietnam, has Hanoi as its capital city. The most populous country and the commercial hub will be the Ho Chi Minh City. One interesting fact about Vietnam is that it is dated back to 500,000 BC. There is proof of the fossil of Homo Erectus in the caves of the Long son. Vietnam is among the top 25 countries to have varied biodiversity in it. Vietnam posses a place that has the Mekong Delta. Let us have a closer look at this place.

Vietnam Lu Langwan
Vietnam Lu Langwan | P.C – Google Images

Mekong Delta

The home to diverse ecosystems, diverse communities where cannot find anywhere in the world. Most people will say that one afternoon is enough to explore the place. But when you visit for yourself, you will find out for yourself that it will not be enough for you. The Mekong Delta is a network of distributaries that is originating from the Himalayan ranges. This delta is found between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia. This Delta region is the main distribution of Vietnam’s Rice and fish. The area totally revolves around the water. The floating market is famous for its vast agricultural produce. Amazing variety of flowers and fruits grow in this delta region. This place is the rice basket of Vietnam, providing for millions of people.

Mekong Delta Vietnam
Mekong Delta Vietnam | P.C – Google Images

What to do in the Delta

Mỹ Tho:

This is the most visited city in the Mekong Delta. Thousands of tourists visit this city in day to day basis. They have the famous Floating market. Besides this, they have the local orchids and Pagodas to visit. This place actually takes 2 hours to visit from Ho Chi Minh City. These designs are designed for day-trippers.

My Tho Mekong Delta
My Tho Mekong Delta | P.C – Google Maps

Cần Thơ:

This is the biggest city in the Mekong Delta. This is the home to the famous Cai Rang floating market. You will just be awestruck to see various boats filled with various fruits and flowers filling it. It is somewhat an industrialist city serving as a cultural community in other rural areas. The only special thing about this place is the nightlife is vibrant here but has no Pubs. It takes four hours to reach this place from Ho Chi Minh City.

Can Tho Floating Market
Can Tho Floating Market | P.C – Google Images

Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve

Listed by UNESCO, it is valuable for its rich mangrove forest and wetland ecosystems. This place helps the place to protect from Corrosion. Without this Biosphere, the agricultural land will be washed down to the sea. This place is very near to Ho Chi Minh City. People drive here for a day trip. This can also be a starting point for your trip through the Mekong River Delta.

Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve
Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve | P.C – Google Images

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