Mekong River Vietnam Travel Guide

Unlike other prosperous lands with the charming and gorgeous beauty, The West of Vietnam is attractive to visitors for its serenity and the friendliness of the locals there. 

The western provinces in Vietnam are also known as the Mekong Delta (Cuu Long Delta). The full name must be the Southwest region but people often call it the West. This region includes 12 provinces and 1 center city namely An Giang, Bac Lieu, Ben Tre, Ca Mau, Dong Thap, Hau Giang, Kien Giang, Long An, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Tra Vinh, Vinh Long and Can Tho. 


Airlines: Can Tho airport is the biggest airport in the Mekong River Delta which from there, it is quite easy to catch a bus or a coach to visit any province. 
Buses: In the West station, located at 395 Kinh Duong Vuong, An Lac ward, Binh Tan district, HCM city, tickets for buses to any Western provinces are available
Motobikes: If you depart from Sai Gon, motobike will be a convenient as you can stop at any time you want in order not to miss any intersting destination. 


The climate in the Mekong Delta is temperate with sunny all year round which is suitable to visit at any time. Each season, the region brings its own special things.
  • Summer, from June to August, is the time for fruits to ripe, so if you want to discover those fruit gardens, summer is the ideal time. 
  • Between December and November, the region experiences its floating season when water floods all the fields, visiting the West in this season, you may not have chance to visit so many places, but on some floating days, there would be some amazing things to do. 
  • From December to February, Tet holiday is comming closely. Visiting this region, you can go to visit some very famous flower gardens like Sa Dec, Tau Quy Dong, Vi Thanh and so on.
Things You Should Know about the Mekong Delta in Vietnam Traveling along the Mekong Delta, you will be attracted by the wonderful scenery of the surrounding with floating markets, fishing villages, rice paddle fields or hundred years-old pagodas. However, before you go, here is something that you need to keep in mind.
Mekong Delta floating markets With a crisscrossed watercourse system and the local lives in close association with water, floating market is a very unique living style of people in the West. 
Mekong Delta Attraction for Tet Tan Quy Dong floating flower village, My Tho village, Cho Lach Ornamental tree village, ... are the most colorful attractions of Mekong Delta in the spring. Come to this village, go for a blow with the perfume of fresh flower to feel a brimful vitality.
Mekong Delta in Flooded Season It is one of the most impressing time in Cuu Long Delta, the flooded season brings to Mekong River Vienam a prosperous waterways all ins and outs. Becauses of a floating life, river-culture becomes more lively from October each year. Let see the best places to visit in Mekong Delta in the time of...
What to see in Mekong Delta in Fruit Season Due to a large number of interesting attractions, it is quite difficult for you to visit the Mekong Delta in just 1 or 2 days. Far East Tour would like to give you some guidlines to choose the suitable destinations based on your interests. 
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