To witness the enriched ecotourism in the lush tropical country of Southern Vietnam, come and visit the famous Mekong delta. Choose the wide array of cruising options from boat taxis to luxury Mekong river cruises to explore the century old temples, floating markets, museums, fruit orchids, plantations, scenic rice paddy fields, and the amazing friendly people.
Here is the list of major attractions of Mekong Delta—
The famous Phat Thay An Temple is situated at the top of the Sam Mountain. According to Chinese and Vietnamese traditions, the small hiking to the mountain is a pilgrimage. While hiking up the Sam Mountain located closely to the city of Chau Doc, you will witness various ancient shrines, tombs, and relief statues. If you manage to reach the top of the cliff- a spectacular view is waiting for you. Though surrounded by the military, you can reach there and see the panoramic view of Cambodia on one side and the verdant Vietnam on the other side. The view will truly amaze you. This can be an ideal place to take several snaps.
The historic city of Chau Doc waits for you to showcase its finest mosques, temples and status preserved for several years. Situated by the Mekong river, the city entices international tourists with its cultural and religious sites starting from the De Dao Trang Plaza to the famous Chau Phu Temple. Get a small boat taxi for reaching the other side of the river to explore the The Chau Giang Mosque and the Murbarak Mosque two most significant sights of the city.
Mekong cruising is enlisted among the most significant cruising experiences in the whole Asia. You can select a reliable cruising company to set out for a luxury voyaging while vacationing in Vietnam or Cambodia. From My Tho or Vin Long, you can go for a cruising as several tour operators help tourists to go for a cruising in the river and the canals to visit the local sightseeing including the temples, mosques, flower farms, rice paper factories, paddy fields and local floating markets.
The floating markets of Vietnam is a must watch. To experience the quintessential Vietnam come and visit the local markets where at a very cheap price you can buy anything from fresh vegetables to fish and even try the local delicacies while traveling in the boat taxi.
These are the major attractions of the Mekong Delta area.