In addition to the ripened fruit orchards look so inviting to travelers, come to the Mekong Delta in the summer, tourists will experience a lot of interesting things that are unlike in any other region in Vietnam.
Sa Dec is a small, sleepy town in the Dong Thap province and it was the original setting of the autobiographical novel “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. This romantic and charming little town still isn’t very touristy and a true hidden gem in the Mekong delta.
The main means of transport of most of the families in Mekong Delta provinces is a small wooden boat (xuong). This boat is part of the life of the inhabitants of the region with its interlacing rivers and channels just as motorbikes are to Ho Chi Minh City residents.
While the Vietnamese are generally gregarious people, it’s unusual for foreigners to be invited into their homes. However, most visitors are curious about local culture, so it’s not surprising that home-stays are becoming ever more popular and widely available.
When you join Mekong Delta tours to visit Ben Tre, My Tho, Can Tho where is very famous for Don Ca Tai Tu – That is traditional music performance, it is best time to enjoy this southern Vietnamese folk music.