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The Mekong River system with the intricate canals, busy floating markets, abundant four-season orchards and friendly local people attracts a large number of both domestic and foreign tourists annually. “Best itinerary for Mekong Delta 2 days tour?” is one of the most frequent questions of tourists who intend to take a visit to Mekong Delta – a famous tourist attraction in the Southern Vietnam.

Coming to Mekong Delta, travelers will have the opportunity to visit and learn the features of the river countryside. In the peaceful atmosphere, visitors stroll to the orchard with a lot of birds in flight, pinching in the leaves. Warm, sincere and hospitable people will take visitors along canals by canoe in order to join in the life of the watery countryside in a sense of closeness. All are included in an itinerary for Mekong Delta 2 days tour.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho

Starting from Ho Chi Minh city, travelers will depart to My Tho as the first stop-over in the itinerary for Mekong Delta 2 days tour. Arriving to My Tho, tourists will take a boat to explore along the Mekong River and behold its fertile landscapes on both sides. Visiting ancient houses, tasting typical fruits, listening to the folk songs, enjoying tea, honey alcohol and riding a small canoe to visit rich tropical orchards and other ecosystems are the common things to do in this site.

Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh City

Next place in the itinerary for Mekong Delta 2 days tour in Can Tho. It was named “Tay Do” and has been well-known as the center of the Mekong Delta. Traveling this beautiful place, travelers can be admired its immense and fertile orchards with longan, orange, mango, grapefruit, mangosteen, etc. From Ninh Kieu tourist pier, tourists will take the visit to the 135-year-old house in Binh Thuy - one of the oldest houses in Can Tho. Then, the boat will take tourists go along the Can Tho River to view the most modern work in the West, the Can Tho Bridge, and daily activities of local people on both sides of the river.

Taking a boat trip on Cai Rang floating market (Can Tho)

Trading on the river is a feature of the Mekong Delta. The main products of the floating markets are agricultural products, fresh food, and consumer goods.

Some tourist attractions such as My Khanh orchard, Con Au (Can Tho) or Con Thai Son, Tan Long - Cai Be floating market (Tien Giang), Con Phung (Ben Tre), Phong Nam islet (Soc Trang) are popular sites to visit in this boat trip. Furthermore, strolling in the orchards fulling ripe fruits and rowing on a small boat to explore this beautiful and peaceful land will make travelers feel pleasant and all fatigue seems to disappear.

Ending the boat trip, visitors will be back to the mainland and depart to Ho Chi Minh City.

The itinerary in Mekong Delta is an eco-tourism route that is suitable for all age groups and for all ages. That gives visitors the opportunity to live with nature and enjoy the fresh fruits, taste delicious traditional dishes and a lot of memorable experiences in Mekong Delta.