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Travel Mekong Delta in Tet holiday


Join Mekong Delta tour to explore the South West on the Lunar New Year this year. The Tour of Lunar New Year, the unique Vietnam tourist attraction is waiting for you to discover.

Have you ever visited the Mekong Delta yet? If not, this year's Lunar New Year is a chance for you to arrange a trip to this famous land. This land has changed and developed to be the most famous Vietnam tourist attraction.

Travel to the west to see the charming landscape, and how people treat each other harmoniously, warmly. This land is truly a gift that nature has created for Vietnam.

Exploring the Mekong Delta in usual days is enough to make the traveler ecstatic. Traveling in Lunar New Year is much interesting! Visiting the Mekong Delta on the spring days to see the way people their appreciated spring and Tet.

Many people will come here in Lunar New Year to observe a noisy, bustling floating market on the river. Some people like to come here on the first, second, third or fourth day of the Lunar new year to see the way that people in the Mekong Delta welcome Tet.

If you want to come here on the traditional New Year's Day, do not hesitate to sign up for a Mekong Delta Lunar new year tour. Certainly, you will experience the interesting and memorable Mekong Delta.

One of the most attractive places to visit in the Mekong Delta is temples and altars. Nothing more than a trip to sacred temples to pray for peace, bless the family and relatives in the New Year.

Speaking of pilgrimage destinations, tourists cannot forget the Chao Doc Temple in Chau Doc – An Giang, the Vinh Trang pagoda in Tien Giang, the Siamese Pagoda in Bac Lieu, the Bat Pagoda in Soc Trang, etc. Another popular attraction is fruit orchards. It seems that there are no places in Vietnam where there are many orchards with fruits like southwestern ones. Tourists can wander the lavish gardens in Cai Mon – Cho Lach, Ben Tre; Visitors can also visit the orchard My Khanh – Can Tho or fruit orchard Vinh Kim – Tien Giang, etc.

 All these destinations will give you unique experiences. And of course, during the Mekong Delta Lunar New Year's travels, there are many other interesting attractions awaiting visitors such as the islands, traditional handicraft villages, bird gardens, mangroves – cajuput forests, etc.

Nevertheless, there is still one thing attracts people to come to Mekong Delta is floating market. Speaking of Mekong Delta, beside the orchard, the traveler will immediately think about the floating market. Nothing greater than discovery the market and by some souvenir for friends and family.

With more than 54,000 km of rivers and canals, the South West contains a unique cultural river culture that can not be found anywhere in Vietnam, especially floating markets. Floating markets have been associated with people's life. It has been living hundreds of years from the time of land reclamation.

 In the Mekong Delta, the floating market is now a place to live, trade and exchange goods of Southwest people. Moreover, these places become special cultural Vietnam tourism sites. The floating market in Tet holiday will bring you many surprises.

There are some famous floating markets in Mekong Delta:

1. Nga Bay – Hau Giang Floating Market

Nga Bay floating market

Nga Bay floating market

Nga Bay Floating Market, also known as Phung Hiep Floating Market, is located in Nga Bay Town, which was established in 1915. It is a famous market of Hau Giang Province.

2. Nga Nam Floating Market – Soc Trang

Nga Nam floating market

Nga Nam floating market

Nga Nam is the name of the famous market in Nga Nam town, Soc Trang province. The market located at the intersection of five rivers: Ca Mau, Vinh Quoi, Long My, Thanh Tri and Phung Hiep.

This is the longest and most exciting floating market in the Mekong Delta. Unlike other floating markets, Nga Nam market starts from 3 am to 5 pm.

3. Cai Rang Floating Market – Can Tho

Cai Rang floating market

Cai Rang floating market

The famous market of Tay Do attracts a large number of visitors to Can Tho. Only far about 4 km from Ninh Kieu wharf, visitors can take about 30 minutes for a journey by waterway from Ninh Kieu Wharf. The market starts at 5 am like other markets. Until the market is crowded which full of boats.

4. Cai Be Floating Market – Tien Giang

Cai Be floating market

Cai Be floating market

Cai Be floating market is in Cai Be district, Tien Giang province. This market is a place for buying and selling goods, exchanging fruit and vegetables. It is one of the most attractive tourist attractions of Tien Giang province.

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