Mekong Delta

One of the most exciting destinations in Asia. The Mekong Delta is the mouth of one of Asia's largest rivers, home to millions of people, a vibrant metropolitan area full of bustling cities and markets. 

Destination Mekong Delta

The Mekong River originates in the Himalayas in Tibet and flows south from there, where it widens into a broad stream. The "rice bowl" of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is a diverse landscape of lush greenery and mighty waterways. It is a water world of boats, houses, restaurants and markets that seem to float on the rivers, canals and streams.

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  • Culture
  • Nature


  • Endless rice paddies
  • Scenic river landscape
  • Impressive markets 

Discover the rice chamber of Vietnam

During an eventful boat trip across the Mekong, you will discover how strongly the river influences the lives of the locals. For many people, the Mekong Delta represents the center of their lives, as they offer goods at the floating markets, for example, or use the delta as a cultivation area for rice and grain.

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The Mekong River is not only a much-used sea route through which grain and rice are shipped to Saigon. Fruit trees, evergreen palms and sugar cane plantations make up the Mekong riverbank.

Chau Doc Pagoda

Stunningly beautiful are the elaborately decorated pagodas that spring from the Cambodian Khmer culture. Historically, the Vietnamese are among the newcomers to the diverse Mekong Delta, which was under Khmer rule until the 18th century.

Sights in Mekong Delta

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Can Tho

Can Tho is a vibrant city in the heart of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Here you can experience the authentic life of the delta and discover the fascinating culture of the region. The Cai Rang floating market is a must-see - here you can watch the hustle and bustle on the water and sample the region's fresh produce. The Binh Thuy Ancient House and Ong Temple offer a glimpse into the city's rich history. And if you want to relax after a long day of exploring, visit Truc Lam Phuong Nam Meditation Center or stroll through Tay Do Night Market. Can Tho is an unforgettable destination that you should not miss!

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Cai Be

There are many ways to explore Cai Be, including day trips. Here you can watch the colorful activity on the water and taste the fresh products of the region. There are many ways to explore Cai Be, including day trips, boat tours and cultural tours . You can also take part in exciting activities, such as a boat ride on the mangrove canal or a visit to a local workshop . You can explore the peaceful village streets on your own bicycle . Cai Be is a fascinating destination that offers you a glimpse of authentic life in the Mekong Delta.

Tra Su Forrest

Chau Doc

Rich in lush forests, bustling riverbanks and brilliant temples, Chau Doct is a fascinating place to experience the fusion of cultures and colors that make up the Mekong Delta There are many things to do in Chau Doc, such as a temple-hopping tour on Sam Mountain. A cruise through Tra Su Forest is an unforgettable experience. Chau Doc is also home to some of Vietnam's largest Cham communities.

Ricefield Lodge Garden

Phong Dien - Stiermanns Ricefield Lodge

Stiermanns Ricefield Lodge in Phong Dien is a place where the real "authentic" vacation still takes place. Everything is still very original and not affected by tourism. The staff here is extremely hospitable and welcomes you warmly.

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Xeo Quyt Forest

Xeo Quyt Forest, also known as Rung Tram, is a magnificent 52-hectare forest near My Hiep village . It is a vast swamp area under a beautiful dense canopy of tall trees and vines and one of the last natural forests in the Mekong Delta . The forest offers an abundance of plant and animal species as well as historical sites. A canoe trip through the forest and walking along the trails will allow you to see the remains of Viet Cong bunkers. During the American War, the Viet Cong had a base here where high-ranking VC officers lived in underground bunkers.

Gao Giong Mekong Delta

Gao Giong Ecotourism Area

Gao Giong is an ecotourism area in Gao Giong commune, Cao Lanh district and is a typical area of the Mekong Delta ecosystem . Through the work of people, Gao Giong has become a protective forest - the green lung of Dong Thap Muoi region - and provides habitat for many species of birds, fish and plants . The area covers 1,670 hectares, including 250 hectares of virgin forest with streams, swamps, lotus flowers, reeds, water chestnuts and cajuput trees. There is also a bird park of over 36 hectares with a variety of species, including the rare Nhan Dien species listed in the Red Book . Visitors can visit the park here and watch the birds.

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My Tho

My Tho offers many sights and activities One of the most popular activities in My Tho is a boat trip through the Mekong Delta. During the trip, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and observe the life on the river. A sampan boat ride is a special way to explore the Mekong Delta. These small wooden boats are piloted by locals and offer a unique perspective on life along the river.

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How to get to the Mekong Delta ?

There are four different methods by which you can visit the vast and popular Mekong Delta. You can reach the Mekong Delta by car, bus, boat or plane. We plan Vietnam round trips individually and according to your wishes.
Simply contact our Vietnam specialists and let us advise you personally.

The right time to visit

The dry season in the Mekong Delta from October/November to April/May is the preferred travel time. But also during the rainy season from May to October the Mekong Delta can be visited well. The rain usually comes in short, heavy showers, mostly in the afternoon and is usually over after about an hour. Only on a few days a year it gets cooler than 20°C or it rains for a longer time at a stretch.

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3-day authentic Mekong Delta tour

If you are looking for an unforgettable experience of the natural beauty of South Vietnam, don't miss this incredible opportunity! This 3-day private tour is the perfect opportunity for you to explore the region's breathtaking scenery in an authentic and unique way. 

$359 per person

Private - Mekong Delta day trip

Experience Cai Be, where you board a traditional sampan boat and explore the enchanting landscape along picturesque canals. Discover the fresh and delicious fruits of the Mekong Delta, including durian, coconuts and much more. An exciting adventure in the heart of the Mekong Delta not to be missed!

$139 per Person

Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnel Speedboat Tour

A visit to the Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels will allow you to gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam's diverse culture. Activities such as the speedboat ride, visits to local villages and markets, and sampling traditional Vietnamese cuisine provide an unforgettable experience. 

$169 per person

Private Cai Rang floating market excursion

Experience a sensual journey through the vibrant heart of the Mekong Delta! Discover the secrets of traditional craftsmanship during the fascinating rice paper-making process. Immerse yourself in the colourful world of the floating markets and get your hands on exotic fruits such as durian and jackfruit. Lift the veils of ancient Khmer temples before immersing yourself in the delicacies of the local cuisine.

$239 per person

Mekong Delta Speedboat Tour

Embark on a journey like no other and discover the fascinating Mekong Delta in all its authentic beauty - an exciting adventure awaits you. Our exclusive speedboat tour allows you to enjoy the daily life of the locals and the breathtaking natural beauty. 

From $82 per person

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