Activities and attractions in the Mekong delta region

The Mekong delta offers many exciting attractions, activities and excursions. Especially nature lovers will enjoy the bicycle tours through small local villages, along rice fields and lush orchards. The bicycle tours can also be combined with an excellent river cruise, which allows a more intensive insight into life in the Mekong delta region.

The floating markets of the region with it’s abundance of fruit and vegetables and the floating houses with fishfarms underneath are just some of the highlights of the Mekong delta.

Bicycle Tours in the Mekong delta

Bicycle Tour

A bike ride through lush vegetation along rice fields and orchards is the perfect way to learn more about life in the colorful Mekong delta. Small paved paths offer the possibility to explore the area in a relaxed style. Read more …

Visiting floating markets

Floating Markets

Visiting a floating market in the Mekong delta is one of the highlights in this region. Best known are Cai Rang (near Can Tho) and Cai Be. There are also colourful floating markets in Tra On, Phong Dien, Long Xuyen and Chau Doc. Read more …

River cruise on the Mekong delta

River Cruise

A river cruise in the beautiful Mekong delta is a great possibility to get a more intensive insight into the culture and life in the region and to relax on board a nice ship. Read more …

Visiting floating houses and fish farms

Floating Houses / Fish Farms

Floating houses are very typical for the Mekong delta region. Residents traditionally cultivate fish in large nets and wire baskets under their houses. These fish farms can be found e. g. in Chau Doc. There are complete villages on the water. Read more …

Ox Race in Ta Miet

Ox Race

The Bay Nui ox race takes place near Long Xuyen and Ta Miet once a year. It is a part of the Khmer Dolta holiday. This race was created by an ancient custom of the Khmer and is now a unique tourist attraction. Read more …