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Just two hours from the bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong Delta beckons with its postcard-pretty farmscapes and quiet, slow-paced charm. The “Rice Bowl” of Vietnam is irrigated by thousands of kilometres of waterways, making cruising the perfect way to explore this picturesque region where farming and fishing rule the day. For those with limited time, a day trip to the Mekong Delta offers a tantalising glimpse into how much of Vietnam looks, outside the big cities.
Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is largely unexplored by tourists, but likely not for long. Endless fields of rice in every shade of green, thousands of kilometres of waterways, and rustic village life mark this incredibly picturesque region known as the “Rice Bowl” of Vietnam. See the Mekong Delta on multi-night river cruises aboard the completely private and comfortably stylish Song Xanh sampan with insightful shore excursions by bicycle, row boat, and on foot to better explore life in the Delta.