The Mekong Delta, otherwise known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam giới, is a colourful display of various shades of green. Here in this water world, boats float in the lazy rivers, buffalos wander in the rice fields & ripe fruits adorn the trees. It is also here that visitors will get a true taste of the tranquil Vietnamese countryside.

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For those of you planning your dream trip lớn the Mekong Delta, be sure khổng lồ read our two-day itinerary & discover the best experiences the delta has to offer.


Start your trip early at around 7 a.m. This will allow you khổng lồ have more time to discover these beautiful lands.

Morning: Visit the Cai Be floating market

The best time to lớn visit the Cai Be floating market is at 6 a.m. Wholesalers commute in boats overflowing with fruits, and each boat specialises in a different type of fruit or vegetable.

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To truly experience the vibe of the Mekong Delta, it is best lớn take a cruise along the river. The water is abuzz with bustling trading activities, which ironically contrasts the calm life of those locals residing right along the murky banks of the river. The best way khổng lồ enjoy one of these cruises is with a glass of tasty coconut juice in tow. Sit back, people watch và enjoy the breeze along at the Mekong Delta.

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Be sure lớn over your Cai Be Commune trip by having lunch at a local farmer’s house. Special dishes that are native to lớn the delta are ones made with pork và freshwater fish. If you prefer halal food, be sure khổng lồ let the locals or your tour guide know so they can prepare your meal accordingly.

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Afternoon: Travel to lớn the đô thị of Can Tho

After taking a short rest, you should then proceed lớn Can Tho City, which is about a 90-minute drive from Cai Be Commune. Can Tho City is trang chủ to some 1.3 million people, and it is the capital thành phố of the Mekong Delta. This is where you should book your accommodation, as well.