The best way to explore Mekong Delta is to hop on a river cruise and float along the watery road of the Mekong River. This way you will get the chance to experience the striking mixture of chaos and serenity that the water has to offer.
One of the world’s great waterways, the mighty Mekong River cuts right through the heart of Southeast Asia, flowing through 6 countries in total and harbouring an astonishing array of wildlife, landscapes and cultures along its banks. Here are some interesting facts to get to grips with if you’re planning a visit.
The Mekong Delta and Lower Mekong Basin are situated within the tropical zone of Southeast Asia, and have a tropical monsoon climate. The region can be best described in four "seasons": cool & dry, hot & dry, hot & wet, and cool & wet. Each season has its own advantages and disadvantages for travel.
Nestled in the southwest corner of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta region is a sweeping expanse of winding waterways and mysterious wilderness. The region is one of the most spectacular in all of Southeast Asia, the original home of many famous Vietnamese dishes and also home to many unique ways of life.
With its left shoulder braced against the Bac Lieu Canal, Highway 1 heads westwards from Bac Lieu towards the Ca Mau Peninsula, which constitutes not only the end of mainland Vietnam but of Southeast Asia as well.