Mekong Delta

The delta of this great river has provided the natural surroundings and the people with so much aliveness and productivity. It is the mighty sound of life and culture

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Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is the bottom half of Vietnam's two rice baskets (the other being the Red River Delta in the North). This vast delta is formed by the deposition of the multiple tentacles and sound of the mighty Mekong River, which has its origin in the Tibetan highland, plateau 2,800 miles away. 

 

The people of south Vietnam are often very proud of the richness and vastness of this land. When referring to the rice fields in this area, they often say, "co bay thang canh", meaning the land is so large that the cranes can stretch their wings as they fly. Today, the region is one of Vietnam's highest producers of rice crops, vegetables and fruits.

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highlights

  • Overnight on a cruise gently gliding through villages along the great Mekong River of hustle bustle from floating markets in the morning and pleasant composure as the sun goes down on the sun deck.
  • Biking through the lush fields of rice and shady canopy of various fruits trees.
  • Staying in a homestay and learning about their daily lives of the locals.