boat tours – mekong delta

Take a break from the bustle of city life and transport yourself to the Mekong Delta, and a boat tour to experience the spectacular rural life. The word, bliss, may come to mind. These boat tours give you a glimpse at the stilted houses and fruit plantations, the fishing villages and floating fish farms. You’ll need to have your eyes peeled to take it all in as you glide down the canals. It goes without saying that a Mekong Delta sightseeing tour is a way to connect with Vietnamese culture.
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Experience Boat Tours in Mekong Delta

Best things to do in Mekong Delta: The maze of rivers and islands that make up the Mekong Delta is like stepping into your very own adventure. You’ll enjoy seeing and experiencing the rice paddies and shopping at the floating markets. Also while there, go see Vinh Trang Pagoda, a Buddhist temple. For something very different, you may want to head for Nha tu Phu Quoc, a prison museum. Certainly thought-provoking.

Top tips for visiting Mekong Delta: The Mekong Delta is a day trip option from Ho Chi Minh City, so is a welcome break from city life. Booking a boat tour is a wonderful way of skipping the crowds and really getting close to the rural life here. Another way to enjoy the region is by exploring by bike. Do both, and you have the Mekong Delta experience truly covered.

Best time to visit the Mekong Delta: Head for the Mekong Delta delights between November and April. You’re in the dry season during this time, and rainfall will be less frequent. The dry days and cool evenings make exploring here perfect to enjoy the region’s nature.

• The Mekong River is the 12th longest river in the world. It flows from the Tibetan Plateau, weaving its way to the South China Sea. Heading through countries such as China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

• In Vietnam the Mekong River is known as Cuu Long, which means New Dragons.

•You’ll find at least 430 mammal species along the river’s length, 1,200 bird species and at least 850 fish species! Wonder how many you’ll see?

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: Dinner and a cruise?

    You will find there are several Mekong Delta lunch and dinner cruise options available. Check the individual tour details for the menu and the options available.

  • Q: Do Mekong Delta Boat Cruises offer free Wi-Fi onboard?

    We realise you want to capture those destination hotspots on your tour. Many operators do offer free Wi-Fi on board, but you will need to check with the individual operator.

  • Q: Do Mekong Delta Boat Cruises run throughout the year?

    Yes, but be aware that there is a high season (June to September) and Low Season (November to March). Check the tour details for timings.

  • Q: Can you give me some alternative tours to your cruise and boat tours?

    Mekong Delta is a region full of attractions and experiences to enjoy and immerse in. Check out our Mekong Delta tours by visiting isango.com

  • Q: What is the duration of the Mekong Delta Boat Tour?

    Each tour is different, but in general, they will have a duration between 1 to 2 hours. Make sure to check the specific tour for timings.

  • Q: What time do Mekong Delta Boat Tours operate?

    Boat tours will run at different times of the day, especially if you are booked on a lunch or dinner cruise. Make sure to check the tour details for a full listing of times.

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