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Cruise Mekong River – Ben Tre Province

The entire Ben Tre province is crisscrossed by a network of small rivers and canals, making itself a major rice producer of the region. At 1.25 m above sea level, Ben Tre is prone to flood that give its richness and vibrancy. Ben Tre is a little province in the east of Mekong Delta, being

Discovering Mekong Delta: Long Xuyen, An Giang City

(Statue of Buddha at Sam mountain) Long Xuyen is the capital of An Giang, around 189km from Ho Chi Minh City. It is most famous for Long Xuyen floating market, one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. On

Discovering Mekong Delta: My Tho City

The capital of Tien Giang is My Tho (meaning “the good perfumed herb”), a well-preferred retreat centre for Ho Chi Minh City residents. (Dong Tam snake farm) Dong Tam Snake Farm is around 10km from My Tho City. This is the most renowned snake breeding farm and snake bite treatment centre in Vietnam. It is home to more

Can Tho Watery Area

Visitors to Can Tho will never forget the bustling life of the people living in the poetic and populous water area of the Cuu Long River Delta. This area has the attractive tourist site of Phu Sa and many delicious dishes. Ninh Kieu Wharf is where visitors depart to begin their tour of the local

Thanh Phu Nature Reserve

Thanh Phu Nature Reserve comprises the section of the Mekong Delta coastal zone between the Co Chien and Ham Luong estuaries (two of the mouths of the Mekong River). As is the case with other sites on the eastern coastline of the Mekong Delta, Thanh Phu Nature Reserve is strongly affected by erosion as well

Something about “homestay”

Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability. While homestays can occur in any destination worldwide, some countries do more to encourage homestay than others as a means of developing their tourism industry. Homestay

Attraction can not miss in Can Tho

Can Tho is the center of the Mekong Delta, with cultural and economic life characteristics. With the advantage of the West River, tourists will have a green short picnic but very interesting. 1. Cai Rang Floating Market: Location: Cai Rang floating market belong to Cai Rang district, Can Tho City, Ninh Kieu wharf to 30

Floating markets – the outstanding in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta became famous world wide during what locals call the anti-American War. The Delta is also famous for its floating markets which are typical of the Phung Hiep and the Cai Be. On arriving in the Delta, you can start the motorized boat to visit the Cai Be floating market, experience how people exchanging goods, fruit

The Mekong Delta Tourism: Cai Be Floating Market

The Mekong Delta is Vietnam’s vibrant hive, no more evident than at the Cai Be floating market. The mouth of one of Asia’s great rivers has many openings and the area is home to millions of people, but of the busy towns and markets in between, Cai Be is perhaps the most dazzling in colour

Phu Quoc National Park

With an area of 56, 200 ha, Phu Quoc is the largest in an archipelago of 14 islands. Phu Quoc island lies in the Gulf of Thailand, about 40 km due west of the Vietnamese mainland. Phu Quoc National Park is situated in the north-east of the island, and the northern and eastern boundaries of