June 6, 2018
Travel Tips

Unforgettable self-sufficiency travel experience in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Self-sufficiency tourism in this fascinating area is the choice of many to visitors. If you do not know how to start your journey, please refer to the article below! It is very useful!


Western is the Mekong Delta, which belongs to the southern part of Vietnam. This area includes 12 provinces of Hau Giang, Bac Lieu, Tra Vinh, Kien Giang, Vinh Long, Dong Thap, Ben Tre, Ca Mau, An Giang, Soc Trang, Tien Giang, Long An and Can Tho.


This is a famous place, which is mentioned many times in poetry with the characteristic canals, traffic is mainly waterway. In addition, this place also has beautiful flora, landscapes, and plentiful tourist destinations. Most prominent of them are the fruit gardens, mangrove forests, and rivers, being filled with shrimps and fish… These factors have made the West extremely attractive to visitors.


So when, and how should you travel to the Western?



According to experienced visitors, the most ideal time to visit this area is from March to May, and September to November. The reason is that the climate in the West has two distinct seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. The rest of the months is the rainy season and the weather is very erratic.


Visitors can choose from a variety of transportations. The plane is the best choice if you are staying far. You can take a flight to Can Tho airport and start your journey. If you are staying closer, you can choose a bus or a personal motorbike. When you come to the West, you can move to different locations by motorbike or rent boats to travel.


A few tips to choose your luggage



When starting your trip, you should not bring too much luggage because it will be difficult to move. The weather here is very pleasant, so just pick the casual outfit and jacket to avoid the sun. Since this place is primarily watery so the clothes should also be colored fabric and easy to wash so as to avoid staining leading to difficult to wash. For shoes should choose soft soles or back slippers, you should not wear high heels because it is difficult to step in the boat.


Another note is that you should bring insect repellents, prepared sticks, and torches to make the trip more perfect.


Where should you go?


The Western is the region of 12 provinces and a city. Therefore, there are many interesting places to visit.


Long An: This is a province located directly to Saigon and a famous tourist attraction. In Long An, you should visit Dong Thap Muoi. This is an ecotourism resort with pristine beauty and abundant fauna and flora – an attractive tourists destination that cannot be ignored. In addition, there is Tan Lap floating village in this area, giving visitors the feeling of being lost in the heaven on Earth.



The next destination is Tien Giang. This place has many famous tourist attractions. If you want a spiritual travel, you should go to Vang Trang Pagoda. For ecotourism, it is Dong Tam snake farm, where has many rare species of snakes. Or you can visit the fruit gardens.


Ben Tre: This is the ideal place when you do not know where to go. This place is famous for its green coconut trees. In addition, Long Lan Quy Phung ecotourism is also a famous attractive destination.



Can Tho: This is the most beautiful tourist destination of the Mekong Delta. Select Can Tho for the self-travel to the West, you can go to many places such as Cai Rang floating market, My Khanh ecological tourism, Bang Lang Beach Herb Garden, Ninh Kieu port …


Ca Mau: This is also the area that should not be missed. Coming to Ca Mau, you will admire the beauty of this destination. There are many attractions such as Thi Tuong Lagoon, specialties in this place.


Good food in the West:


The cuisine is also an attraction for visitors to the West.


The first dish that you should try is the fish noodle. This is a very popular dish in this area. Each place will have different processing and delicious taste.



Ca Loc soup. Ca Loc is a very poisonous fish, which should be carefully prepared. However, for the people of this place, this is too easy to handle. These bowls of sweet-smelling porridge will make you remember forever about this peaceful land.


Hotpot sauce. This is a dish that appeared in Can Tho long ago and has become a specialty of this land. The main ingredients of this dish are Ca Linh in Chau Doc, the broth is made from fish sauce and coconut water or bone marrow. In addition, there are other hot pot dishes such as steamed fish, crab hot pot, etc.



Now it is time to pick up a Vietnam visa, so you can enter the country.


We suggest that you should choose to use E-visa because the entire process will be implemented online. You just need to fill in the application form and attach it with your own pictures and your passport page.


A very small visa fee will be paid by you, and E-visa has the lowest fee in those three ways of getting a visa to Vietnam above. After that, a digital code to check the process will be sent to you. All you have to do now is printing out your visa to Vietnam once it has been issued.


If you have any trouble in the process, do not hesitate to contact us anytime, because we are here almost 24/7 to support you. With our 100% money paying back policy for those, who are not satisfied with our service, we make sure that you will experience the best moment with us!



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