The Mekong Delta is located in the southernmost part of Vietnam, known as the Southern Plain. There is a central city (Can Tho city) and 12 other provinces. According to many statistics, the Mekong River Delta accounts for 13% of the country’s land area and accounts for 19% of the country’s population.
Located in the southernmost part of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta will have an equatorial climate. Therefore, the climate here has a lot of rain and hot sun around year. If you intend to travel here, you should first check weather conditions is appropriate and then visit here. In the Mekong Delta there are many attractive tourist attractions awaiting for you.
Here in below is the top 10 attractions in Mekong Delta
Cai Rang Floating Market ( Can Tho Province )
Can Tho is highlighted with 2 new tourist destinations, including: Cai Rang Floating Market and Truc Lam Phuong Nam Monastery. Cai Rang floating market (Cai Rang district) is one of the famous river markets in the South West, specializing in the sale of fruits and agricultural products of the region.
From morning to about 8, 9 am every day, hundreds of small boats are busy trading, flowing down the river. The products are hung up on the pole in front of the boat. Visitors will have the opportunity to observe, learn the activities of generations of families living together on the boat. There are boats like “mobile home” on the water with full facilities.
Phu Quoc Island ( Kien Giang Province)
Located first in the list of attractive tourist attractions in Kien Giang is the beautiful island of Phu Quoc. With the advantage of weather, clear blue water with fine white sand and many delicious dishes, there are lot of visitors coming to Phu Quoc each year. On the island of Phu Quoc, there are some famous beaches that you can’t ignore: Sao beach, Long beach, Rach Vem beach, Cua beach, Khem beach, Truong beach and Vung Bau beach.
Nam Du archipelago ( Kien Giang Province)
A beautiful scenery in Kien Giang with romantic and romantic is the Nam Du archipelago. To go to Nam Du Island, you should go to the pier in Rach Gia to buy tickets for about 210k / 1 turn, if you want to buy a round trip, the price is about 410k / person. Travel to Nam Du Island for those who love to explore the wild nature and natural scenery not affected by human.
Pirate Island ( Kien Giang Province)
The island of mysterious and exciting in Kien Giang with the name Pirate will certainly make you think of pirate movies. The island consists of 16 small islands about 40km away from Phu Quoc. There are many unique small beaches and landscapes. Coming to the island, you will be immersed in the blue sea, fishing, squid fishing at night with people on the island and snorkelling.
Tra Su Bird Sanctuary ( An Giang Province)
Tra Su Melaleuca forests is a fun place in An Giang that is loved by lot of tourists. The vast forest and immense trees, especially for the floating season from August to October lunar year, the forest is covered with a green.
Visit Melaleuca forest you have the opportunity to blend into nature. An Giang is a hospitable place, so you can travel here to feel the everyday life of the people here.
Hang temple ( Tra Vinh Povince)
Hang Pagoda in Group 3, Chau Thanh Town, Chau Thanh District. It is called Hang pagoda because of the gate architecture which is very similar to the cave. The park is quite large with half of the area is a natural forest with many ancient trees and also home to many birds.
Hang Pagoda plays an important role in the Khmer spiritual life. It is a place of moral education and preserves the traditional cultural and artistic values of the Cambodians. Young Burmese adults will have to go to the temple, they stay in the temple to pray and clean their soul. In addition, within the campus there is a school for children has been built in a large scale.
Sa Dec Flower Garden ( Dong Thap Province)
Over the past hundred years, Sa Dec has been known throughout the country for the cultivation of ornamental plants. Have a chance to visit Dong Thap, visitors shouldn’t be overlooked Sa Dec flower village – one of the flower center of the southern area is located in Tan Quy Dong commune of Sa Dec town. In the peaceful village of Tan Quy Dong, visitors will feel like a world of colors and magic scent.
Cai Be Floating Market ( Tien Giang Province )
Cai Be Floating Market is located in Cai Be District, Tien Giang Province, in Tan Phong Island on the Tien River. It is bordered by the three provinces of Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre. The market is a place to buy and sell goods, exchange fruits, produce products and travel throughout the region and also attractive attractions of Tien Giang province.
Unlike other normal markets usually hold a market in morning, Cai Be floating market started to trade from dawn until late at night. When dawn come that’s also the time floating market become bustling as a small street on the river.
Bac Lieu Bird Sanctuary ( Bac Lieu Province)
About 6 km from Bac Lieu city, Bac Lieu bird sanctuary is home to many waterfowl species, typically leeches, herons, cauldrons, cobbles, black spots.
Birds often gather in the rainy season from May to October. Coming to Bac Lieu Bird’s Garden, the most interesting is standing on the tall tower with to admire the scenery below.
Lang Sen Wetlands Conservation Area ( Long An Province)
Lang Sen Wetland Reserve is the remaining wetland of the Long An Province. This conservation area is located in Vinh Loi Commune (Tan Hung – Long An), spreading 4,802ha in diverse geomorphological form with abundant fauna and flora.
Coming to Lang Sen Wetland Conservation Area, you will be able to enjoy more than 150 species of plants such as cajuput, lotus and lily. You also have the opportunity to enjoy more delicious food.