Mekong Delta tours

In the best Mekong Delta tours you go by boat over large rivers and small side channels, visit floating markets and fruit orchards and learn more about the local culture in villages.

The best Mekong Delta tours & local experiences

All our Sapa tours below start from Hanoi.

Via the Mekong Delta to / from Con Dao and Saigon
Mekong Delta to Phu Quoc
Saigon to Phu Quoc via Mekong Delta homestay experience
Mekong Lodge local exploration 4 days 3 night
Mekong Lodge local discovery 3 days 2 night
Mekong Lodge
Mekong Lodge local experience 2 days 1 night
Luxury Mekong Delta cruise
Luxury Mekong Delta cruise 3 days 2 nights (My Tho – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho)
Luxury Mekong Delta cruise
Luxury Mekong Delta cruise
Mekong Delta by speedboat
Mekong Delta by speedboat from Ho Chi Minh City
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Mekong Delta & Cu Chi Tunnels combo tour
Cu Chi Tunnels & the Mekong Delta combo tour
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Cai Rang floating market & 2 days Mekong Delta tour
Cai Rang floating market & 2 days Mekong Delta tour
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Authentic Mekong Delta tour (My Tho)
Authentic Mekong Delta tour (My Tho)
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Cai Be floating market Mekong Delta tour
Cai Be floating market & local Mekong Delta tour
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Deeper into the Mekong Delta tour (Ben Tre)
Deeper into the Mekong Delta tour (Ben Tre)
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Discover the Mekong Delta tour (My Tho)
Discover the Mekong Delta tour (My Tho)
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About Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is a special area with its web of rivers, houseboats and floating markets. Life here mainly takes place on the water and from a boat you can see villages, rice fields and the daily life of local families pass you by. A visit to the Mekong Delta is therefore the absolute highlight of a trip through South Vietnam.

Frequently asked questions about Mekong Delta tours

You can visit the Mekong Delta in 1 day, but we recommend staying there for at least 1 night.

If you have little time in Vietnam and you have to make choices, a one-day tour can be a great option. The Mekong Delta is not far from Ho Chi Minh City, so you can get a good impression in a one day tour. If you want to visit the floating markets and more the local villages where day-trip travelers do not come, we recommend that you go for two days.

The Mekong Delta is gigantic, so before you consider how to travel here, it is important to consider where you want to travel to. There are daily buses to Can Tho, Cai Be, Ben Tre, My Tho and Chau Doc, among others. Many travelers choose to take a Mekong Delta tour, so that you do not have to arrange transport to the delta yourself, but also between the sights.

10 Mekong Delta tours highlight

Sampan boat trip in Cai Be Mekong Delta

1. Boat trip

The best way to see a gigantic river delta is by boat tour. Sail the big rivers with a motor boat and row a sampan through the small canals.

Cai Rang floating market

2. Floating markets

The Mekong has a unique life on the water. You can also visit floating markets here where hundreds of boats come together.

cycling in the Mekong Delta

3. Cycling

The flat delta, with little traffic, is perfect for exploring by bicycle. Cycle the small roads from village to village.

Tra Su Indigo Forest

4. Tra Su Indigo Forest

Take a boat trip through this fairytale forest that is half underwater.

Mekong Delta homestay

5. Stay in a homestay

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Tram Chim National Park

6. Tram Chim National Park

Tram Chim is home to thousands of birds, some of which are very rare.

Mekong Delta fruit

7. Picking fruit

Most of the fruit in Vietnam comes from the Mekong Delta. Visit fruit orchards and pick your own fruit to eat immediately.

Sam Mountain

8. Climb Sam Mountain

More a hill than a mountain, you can visit this religious site for a nice view and visit the temples.

Bang Lang stork garden

9. Bang Lang stork garden

Another beautiful nature reserve that is home to many different birds, but especially storks can be found here.

Vinh Trang Pagoda

10. Vinh Trang Pagoda

The largest pagoda in the Mekong is built with a combination of different cultures.