Adventure Tours in Mekong Delta

A Journey Through the River of Nine Dragons

The rice bowl of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is where the river ends it’s 2,700-mile journey and separates into nine sprawling rivers.

Both on the rivers and banks, this is vibrant area of constant activity, from the floating markets of Cai Rang to the homestays of Vinh Long. Located approximately 3-hour drive south from Ho Chi Minh City, this is one of the most popular destinations in Vietnam for travellers.

Embark on a Mekong Delta Adventure

What’s more, there’s certainly plenty to do! This is an area where relaxation, cycling and culture live harmoniously and is the perfect getaway from the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City.

This is also one of the best areas in the country for simple, flat and quiet backstreets for cycling, and is therefore perfect for cyclists of all ability. The cycling, combined with boat trips, is a perfect way to explore the Delta, allowing you to see the vast agricultural and handicraft activity on and off the water.

In addition, there a number of cosy, homely and traditional homestays dotted around the Mekong Delta for you to enjoy, or even spend the night on a houseboat.

Mekong Delta Adventure Tours

Mekong Delta Adventure Tours

Dive into the heart of Vietnam’s waterworld with Indotrek! Embark on exhilarating adventures exploring the Mekong Delta’s labyrinth of waterways, vibrant markets, and rich cultural heritage.

Thailand - Cambodia - Vietnam

Bangkok to Saigon cycling

Moderate

Discover Southeast Asia’s beauty on a 16-day cycling extravaganza!

16 Days

from $3,238

Vietnam

Mekong Delta Cycling

Moderate

Explore the vibrant tapestry of the Mekong Delta, where history, nature, and adventure converge.

3 Days

from $445

Hotels in Mekong Delta

Accommodation in the Mekong Delta reflect the region’s charm and simplicity, offering a tranquil retreat amid nature’s bounty. Witness genuine Vietnamese hospitality with a touch of riverside serenity, where comfort meets authenticity for an immersive experience of the Mekong lifestyle.

Please contact the Indotrek team for expert advice on accommodation options or feel free to let us know your preferred accommodation options.

Mekong Delta Adventure Tour Packages

Step into the vibrant world of the Mekong Delta with Indotrek’s Adventure Tour Packages. Our travel experts, have an intimate knowledge of the region, and we have carefully designed journeys that navigate the wonders of the Delta.

Responsible tourism is important for Indotrek, and we will ensure that your travel footprint respects the unique ecosystems of the area. We steer you off the beaten path, unveiling the Delta’s cultural gems and hidden corners.

With Indotrek, every journey isn’t merely a tour, but an immersive encounter with the Delta’s vibrant life, rich traditions, and mesmerizing landscapes. Delight in activities such as river cruises, exploring floating markets, visiting traditional craft villages, and biking through lush rice fields.

Mekong Delta Adventure Tour FAQs

What is the best month to visit Mekong Delta?

The best time to visit the Mekong Delta is between November and April, during the dry season. The weather is generally pleasant with temperatures averaging around 25°C to 35°C.

This season is perfect for exploring the waterways and markets of the Mekong Delta. Yet, the rainy season from May to October holds its own charm. It's when the landscapes are at their most lush and vibrant, and the river life teems with activity. Plus, the rains bring relief to the tropical heat, and the showers often don't last long.

How many days should you spend in Mekong Delta?

The number of days to spend in the Mekong Delta depends on your interests and travel goals. However, a two to three-day trip is recommended to fully appreciate the region's diversity.

This time frame allows you to navigate the myriad waterways, explore bustling floating markets, visit local orchards and craft villages, and perhaps even stay at a local homestay to experience the rural lifestyle.

Longer stays offer deeper insights into the culture, tradition, and daily life in the Delta, and provide opportunities to visit less-touristed areas and engage more with local communities

Is Mekong Delta tour worth it?

Yes, of course! A tour of the Mekong Delta is an enriching experience that offers unique insights into Vietnamese culture, lifestyle, and traditions. The Delta's distinctive water-based way of life, bustling floating markets, lush landscapes, and diverse food scene make it a compelling destination.

Moreover, a tour offers structured and safe exploration of the region, particularly for first-time visitors. With the guidance of knowledgeable local guides, you can delve deeper into the Delta's history, biodiversity, and culinary delights, making your trip more meaningful and enjoyable.

Whether you're a culture enthusiast, a nature lover, or a foodie, the Mekong Delta tour has something to offer everyone.

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