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The Mekong Delta in south-east Vietnam is one of the world’s greatest river regions. The delta is a hive of activity and serves as a crucial transport and agricultural hub. Known as the ‘rice bowl of Vietnam’, this lush and fertile region produces more than enough rice to feed the whole country and also harvests a bountiful supply of sugar cane, coconut and fruit. With verdant rice paddy fields, colourful fruit orchards, enchanting villages and bustling floating markets, it is also an area of incredible beauty. Life thrives on the delta, which is home to hundreds of species of animals and fish, not to mention its human inhabitants. The region is divided by an endless web of streams, rivers and canals and the locals have adapted well to life on the water; travelling, fishing, trading and even sleeping on their sampans and boats, they maintain a very traditional way of life.

The gateway to the Mekong Delta is My Tho which is a market town, famous for its floating market and the largest city in the region is Can Tho.

Those short on time can enjoy a day trip to the Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City and discover the magic of life along the riverbanks aboard a traditional sampan boat, stopping to explore remote villages and islands, learn about local trade and barter for goods at Cai Be floating market. Alternatively see more of this magical region on an overnight cruise or spend a night at a homestay around Vinh Long, to gain a unique insight into local life.

To get you started with planning your holiday to The Mekong Delta, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Vietnam

Mui Ne Beach | Vietnam | Southeast Asia
Halong Beach & Beyond
13 days FROM $2,599

From capital to coast, cruise the emerald waters of Halong Bay, explore Vietnam's bustlin cities, picturesque riverside towns and rural villages, before relaxing on the beautiful beach of Mui Ne.

Angkor Wat | Siem Reap | Cambodia
Journey to Angkor Wat
15 days FROM $2,999

Discover the spectacular sights, delectable cuisine and rich history of Vietnam and Cambodia, on an unforgettable journey from Hanoi and the limestone peaks of Halong Bay, to Siem Reap and the magnificent temples of Angkor. Visiting enchanting Hoi An, imperial Hue, Saigon and the Mekong en route.

Halong Bay | Vietnam | Southeast Asia
Impressions of Vietnam
10 days FROM $2,939

In 10 memorable days, see the best of vibrant Vietnam. Explore Hanoi’s enchanting Old Quarter and the Imperial city of Hue. Experience life in the fast lane in Saigon and take time out in Hoi An. Spend a night aboard a Junk in breathtaking Halong Bay, cruise the scenic Mekong Delta and more on this exciting Southeast Asian adventure!

Rowing on the Mekong | Vietnam | Southeast Asia
Beyond Halong & the Mekong
14 days FROM $3,639

Discover the highlights and hidden gems of Vietnam. From the hustle and bustle of Hanoi and Saigon, to rural retreats in Mai Chau, Hoi An and along the Mekong. Meet ethnic minority people, farmers and fisherman, spend a night with a local family, take a cookig lesson and cruise around the islands of spectacular Halong Bay!

Angkor Wat | Siem Reap | Cambodia
Classic Vietnam & Cambodia
16 days FROM $4,179

An inspirational 16 day journey through Vietnam and Cambodia! Taking in the limestone peaks of Halong Bay and lush rice paddies along the Mekong. From one capital city to another, visiting farms and floating markets, imperial palaces and ancient temples. Finishing at Siem Reap and the spectacular Angkor Wat!

Nha Trang | Vietnam | Southeast Asia
Vietnam Encompassed
17 days FROM $4,179

Ultimate Vietnam! Tai Chi and cooking lessons in Hanoi, cruising the Mekong Delta and Halong Bay, trekking in Sapa, lazing on the beach in Nha Tran and exploring the tunnels of Cu Chi. From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in 17 exhilarating days, visiting Hue and Hoi An en route.

Tailormade Holidays to The Mekong Delta

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in Vietnam — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include The Mekong Delta.

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