November, 2014 | Cruise Mekong River

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Ninh Kieu night market

Ninh Kieu night market

Ninh Kieu night market complex, located in Tan An ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho Province, has attracted a lot of local people and tourists, especially international tourists for its nice souvenirs, delicious food and pedestrianised street. At Ninh Kieu night market, tourists could be delighted with sparkling sceneries on and around the Hau River.

Water Festival in Cambodia

Water Festival in Cambodia

One of the biggest and most extravagant festivals in Cambodia, the water festival (or Bonn Om Touk) is a spectacle not to be missed. Over three days during the full moon in November, up to a million people from all over the country and beyond flock to the banks of the Tonle Sap and Mekong

Fruit festival opens in Mekong Delta province

Fruit festival opens in Mekong Delta province

The festival will display and sell select varieties of fruit, ornamental plants, and handicraft products. It attracts more than 200 renowned orchards from southern Tay Ninh province and Mekong Delta provinces. There will be 10 stands displaying 30 traditional dishes from the south. In addition, a wide range of activities traditional games and other entertainment

Full-moon festival of Khmer people in Mekong Delta

Full-moon festival of Khmer people in Mekong Delta

The Khmer ethnic people celebrated their traditional Ok Om Bok festival on the full-moon day of the tenth month of the lunar calendar every year to thank the moon for the good weather, good crops and plenty of food. This year’s festival fell on November 26. Ok Om Bok is now a popular festival celebrated

Mekong River Delta Tour in flood season

Mekong River Delta Tour in flood season

Every year, about from September to October, banks throughout Mekong River Delta are submerged due to flooding of the Mekong river upstream. Because the water doesn’t come all of a sudden but rises gradually, the local people don’t call it the “flood season” but “water rising season”. The peak of the water rising season late