Exploring the Mekong Delta is a must-do experience for anyone visiting Vietnam. The lush green landscape, quaint villages, and bustling markets make for an unforgettable journey. If you’re staying in Ho Chi Minh City, it’s easy to make a day trip or even a longer stay to explore the Delta. Here’s a guide on how to make the journey from Ho Chi Minh City to the Mekong Delta.
The journey to the Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City takes about two hours by car, and it’s best to start early in the morning to make the most of your time there. You can book a tour or arrange for a private car to take you there. If you choose the latter, be sure to negotiate the price before you start the journey.
When you arrive, take a boat ride along the winding canals to explore the floating markets. These markets are an incredible sight to behold, with boats piled high with fresh fruits, vegetables, and other produce. You can even try some of the delicious local street food from the vendors on the boats.
If you have more time, consider staying in one of the traditional homestays in the area. You’ll get a chance to experience the local culture and way of life, and also get to see the beautiful scenery of the Delta up close.
At the end of the day, head back to Ho Chi Minh City with plenty of memories to cherish. If you’re looking for a hassle-free and informative trip, consider taking one of the Mekong Delta tours with VN Discovery. Our knowledgeable guides will ensure that you make the most of your time in this beautiful part of Vietnam.
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