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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 an enchanting country located in southeast Asia. It is one of the perfect locations to spend some quality time with Nature. With a population of 95.5 million, Vietnam is the 15th most populated country in the world. Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital city. Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam is the largest and the most populated city. 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 Long son. Vietnam is among the top 25 countries to have varied biodiversity. Among the various attractions offered by Vietnam tourism, Mekong Delta is a notable attraction for tourists. Let us have a closer look at this Mekong Delta which will be an integral part of your Vietnam tour packages.

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

Mekong Delta

One of the top places to visit in Vietnam is the Mekong Delta. It is home to diverse ecosystems and communities which cannot be found anywhere in the world. The Mekong Delta is a network of distributaries that originates from the Himalayan ranges. This delta is found between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia. This Delta region plays a vital role in the distribution of Vietnam’s Rice and fish. The area is totally surrounded by 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 rice 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 on a daily basis. It is famous for its floating markets. Besides this, they have the local orchids and Pagodas to visit. It will take around 2 hours from Ho Chi Minh City to reach My Tho.

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

Cần Thơ:

This is the biggest city in the Mekong Delta. This city is home to the famous Cai Rang floating market. You will be awestruck when you see various boats filled with many varieties of fruits and flowers. Another special thing about this place is its nightlife which is very vibrant, but the point to be noted is that this city has no pubs. It takes four hours to reach this place from Ho Chi Minh.

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

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Cần Giờ Biosphere Reserve

Listed by UNESCO, this biosphere reserve is valuable for its rich mangrove forest and wetland ecosystems. Without this Biosphere being present all the agricultural land would be washed down by the sea. This place is very close to Ho Chi Minh. 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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