MEKONG DELTA

This highly fertile plain with its lush, green paddy fields, myriad waterways, tropical fruit orchards and fish farms is considered the southern rice basket of Vietnam. Rural life is lived here in many ways not dissimilar to how it was lived far back in history. Ecotourism is taking root and places of interest include My Tho, Vinh Long, Can Tho and Chau Doc.

CAO DAI TEMPLE

After Tay Ninh, this temple is the largest such structure in Vietnam, serving about 50,000 followers in central Vietnam. As with all Cao Dai temples, prayers are held four times a day, at 5.30am, 1...

BINH THUY ANCIENT HOUSE

Binh Thuy ancient house in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho is an ideal place to explore the region’s history.

CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET

Just 6km from Can Tho in the direction of Soc Trang is Cai Rang, the biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta. There is a bridge here that serves as a great vantage point for photography. The ma...

PHUOC LONG PAGODA

Phuoc Long Pagoda is located in Cai Rang district, Can Tho city.

CHAM VILLAGE

It's a unique opportunity to contemplate Cham People’s Culture as well as visit Cham People’s weave fabric at Cham Village (Muslim Village)

CHAU DOC FLOATING MARKET

Going to Chau Doc, you may have enabled yourself to discover the charming attraction in the three-hour visit. This tour bring you to the floating market place, the floating village offshore, a Cham...

MUBARAK MOSQUE

The Mubarak Mosque, where children study the Koran in Arabic script, is also on the river bank opposite Chau Doc. Visitors are permitted, but you should avoid entering during the calls to prayer (f...

SAM MOUTAIN

A holy place for Buddhists, Sam Mountain (Nui Sam, 284m) and its surrounds are crammed with dozens of pagodas and temples. A strong Chinese influence makes it particularly popular with ethnic Chine...

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