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Mekong Delta Floating Season - A Thing That You Cannot Miss

Not noisy and bustle like the North of the country, the Westside of Vietnam always bring a peaceful and homely feeling to travelers. If you head West, it means that you are coming to the land of the rivers and farms, the natural environment and experience the unique wet rice agriculture.

Not noisy and bustle like the North of the country, the Westside of Vietnam always bring a peaceful and homely feeling to travelers. If you head West, it means that you are coming to the land of the rivers and farms, the natural environment and experience the unique wet rice agriculture.

The reason for referring the West as the land of the rivers is because in August and September of the lunar calendar, the water from the upstream of the Mekong torrential flows back. An Giang and Dong Thap are the first provinces to welcome the water, and then is the other Mekong Delta provinces like Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Can Tho, Kien Giang ...

The floating season of the Westside brings totally different landscapes, more beautiful compared to the dry season. The flock of fishes that is dragged back along with the floodwater gave the people here a huge aquatic resource. Along with that, the Westside became a more attractive tourist destination than ever.

Some of the most famous tourist destinations of the Western floating season are Tra Su cajuput forest, Cai Rang floating market, Phung Hiep floating market, Cai Be, Tram Chim national park,... Tra Su cajuput forest is considered the ideal place to explore in the floating season of the Westside. Cai Rang floating market is also one of the most tourist attractions in Can Tho.

Cai Rang floating market is floating on Cai Rang river, near Cai Rang bridge, about 6 km away from Can Tho city center and 30 minutes by boat from Ninh Kieu wharf (Can Tho city - the capital of old Tay Do), much of the place wholesalers, but there are also many retailers, the market active early in the morning until 9 am.

Tra Su cajuput forest is also a famous destination for many tourists. Tra Su cajuput forest in An Giang is still quite pristine. During the floating season, tourists can visit the forest with beautiful canoes.

The boat will take visitors crept along the small paths through the forest with ancient cajuput trees, the four sides are covered by green colors, the water is covered by a layer of thin green, along with the sound of chirping birds, the place is a truly beautiful and astounding destination.

When visiting Vietnam, there’s no way you can miss the floating season of the Mekong Delta, it’s should be on the bucket list of any travel lovers.

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