Mekong Delta Tours

Mekong Delta - Fertile Cradle of Culture.
Discover the lifeblood of Vietnam and the fascinating cultures it gave rise to.

We Create Unforgettable Custom Private Tours

Vast, varied and vibrant, Asia is a mighty backyard. Yet it is one that our team of local Travel Experts know intimately. They live, love and breathe Asia and are passionate about sharing their wisdom with first-time and repeat visitors. Like trusted friends armed with encyclopedic knowledge, we're excited to be guiding you around our wonderful patch. Whether its taking you to the perfect sunrise spot at Angkor or steering you towards spectacular beaches, mountains and cultural wonders, we've got your back. So come on, let us show you around our Backyard.

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Like the rising waters of the monsoon season, the sights and sounds of the Mekong Delta seep into your bones. Covering over 40,500 square kilometers of southwestern Vietnam, the Mekong Delta is one of Asia’s most fertile regions, nourishing intriguing cultures and wondrous ecosystems. The snaking Mekong River and its myriad tributaries play host to lively floating markets and riverine lifestyles, while the farmlands they irrigate yield vast fields of emerald green. Discover all these gems and more on a private Mekong Delta tour—you set the pace. Our tailored Mekong Delta tours offer a sampling of what this gorgeous region is all about. River cruises, island cycling excursions and culinary trips offer counterbalances to boutique stays in historical Ho Chi Minh City. Build your dream Mekong Delta tour with us.

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All our Travel Specialists are ready to start working on your personalized itinerary based on your requirements, with our own insider touch.
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They Recommend our Mekong Delta Tours

CNN - Vietnam - Transports

May ’18 “Asia experts Backyard Travel offer 9-day overland tours from US$1,105 per person, including Mekong Delta and Halong Bay, and taking in the main sights between Saigon and Hanoi.”

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SouthChinaPost - Vietnam - Saigon - Hue - Hoi An - Hanoi

Apr ’15 “Book a tour with Backyard Travel and ask for Shi to be your guide: you‘ll explore the countryside around Hue in central Vietnam by bicycle and he‘ll take you to meet one of the city‘s cycling legends and war heroes … in a place you‘d least expect.”

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What’s Special about the Mekong Delta?

A wonder world of watery lifestyles and fertile lands, the Mekong Delta has been a cradle of Vietnamese civilization. Spanning a wide swath of cultures, the delta reveals deep insights into the country’s eventful history and its resilient people. Experience a deeper side of Vietnam by exploring the country’s lifeblood.

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CHARACTER

Cheerful, relentless, quick with a smile and even quicker with a deal, the Vietnamese pride themselves on being engaged and having a wicked sense of humor. Industrious and hardworking, they are courageous in the face of their contentious history.

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CLIMATE

In the humid environs of the Mekong Delta, it’s warm year-round with monsoon rains bringing downpours in the summer. The ideal time of year to visit the Delta is between September and November.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) was renowned as Vietnam’s pleasure epicenter. This reputation still lives on today with swinging bars, nightclubs, trendy restaurants and all the creature comforts.

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CULTURE

A private Mekong Delta tour offers innumerable insights into daily life in southern Vietnam. You’re bound to encounter delightful cuisines, traditional family customs, Chinese Buddhist influences and Parisian touches that survive from the colonial era.

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LANGUAGE

Vietnamese is the official language of Vietnam and is spoken by most of the population. Minority and regional languages include Chinese, Khmer and Cham. The younger generation and quite a few locals speak French.

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HISTORY

Inhabited since prehistory, the Mekong Delta has seen a succession of great empires and cultures. Bustling trading ports, canals and commerce dominated the region, attracting the interest of French colonists, and later the Khmer Rouge.

Meet Our Mekong Delta Tour Specialists

Our Vietnam Travel Specialists bring years of experience and insights that only locals can boast to each of our private Vietnam tours. They’ll make sure your Mekong Delta itinerary reflects the kind of travel that interests you, with insider tips at your disposal.

Kim

Vietnam Travel Specialist

Tam

Vietnam Travel Specialist

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