The Mekong is a mighty river that meanders through several South-east Asian countries, culminating in southern Vietnam where it flows out into the South China Sea.

There are nine major waterways here in the Mekong Delta – nicknamed the ‘Nine Dragons’ by locals – which play host to floating villages, homes and markets, surrounded by lush rice paddies, mangrove forests and even pagodas and temples.

The Mekong Delta may just be a couple of hours away from the city of Ho Chi Minh, but it feels like another world entirely.

The bountiful nature of the region means that rice, fish, fruit and vegetables are in absolute abundance; an important food source both locally and for the rest of Vietnam too.

It also means that the floating markets are brimming with fresh produce, and an early morning tour is a must-do Mekong experience to see them; Cai Rang in Can Tho is one of the most famous floating markets to discover.

You can then embark on a boutique Mekong River cruise, soaking up the shifting delta scenery and villages propped up on stilts. You’ll have the opportunity to hop off along the journey to explore the surrounding countryside by bicycle as you go, before enjoying an exquisite meal back on board.

Depending on which cruise boat you opt for, your Mekong cruise may involve al fresco yoga on the sundeck, or simply relishing a soak in a Jacuzzi tub as Vietnam passes you by; bliss.


Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Mekong Delta holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.
Total results: 1
Sort by:

Where to go in Vietnam

Meet your Mekong Delta Travel Specialists

We have a full team of Travel Specialists with their own personal knowledge of Mekong Delta. Give them a call today.

Call our Mekong Delta team on

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

The Inspiring Difference

Personal to you

  • We get to know you personally
  • Tailor-made holidays that are unique to you
  • Enhancing your escape with personal touches

Experts in luxury

  • Expert Travel Specialists with first-hand knowledge
  • Only the best premium travel experiences
  • Handpicked selection of world-class luxury resorts

Always here

  • Speak to us any time with 24-hour support
  • Premium concierge service
  • Personal relationships with our passionate team

Extensive experience

  • Nearly 50 years of bespoke luxury travel
  • Strong Relationships with industry partners
  • Diverse portfolio and exclusive experiences
ATOL Protected ABTA Protected IATA Protected Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Trust Pilot
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Trust Pilot

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office check

Stay in Touch

Subscribe to our inspiring newsletter to hear about exciting offers, trending destinations and unparalleled experiences

By clicking ‘accept’, you consent to our use of cookies to improve our website experience. See our privacy policy for full information.