Mekong Cruises discover My Tho

Modernization and tourism development have rapidly changed Vietnam into an industrial country. Most of these changes have strongly influenced on the local life and countryside with both positive and negative effects. Conspicuously, the very fast change is a difficult challenge to find a really non-touristy destination in the Mekong Delta. To meet the demand of finding dreaming paradise on the ground where people can enjoy the fresh atmosphere, experience the local life and admire stunning views we have never seen before, the trip discovering My Tho on the Mekong Delta may help you to spend your day effectively. Indochina holidays Vietnam

My Tho
My Tho

My Tho southwest of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam buses appear from the city’s disheveled appearance municipal sprawl and into the farm land surrounds of the Mekong Delta’s upper plains. The delta is too humble to display its plentiful beauty so soon, but glimpses of rice paddy fields sign at things to come, their shining golds and brilliant evergreen interleaved with the special white ancestral grave. Mekong delta tours Vietnam

Just 70 kilometers away from Ho Chi Minh City and being a lovely market town that settles on the north bank of the Mekong River’s northernmost stretching, the Tien Giang, or Upper River, My Tho is one of the most attractive destinations one should not miss when traveling to Vietnam.

Horse riding
Horse riding

Agriculture is the main economy of My Tho. Tall coconut trees hold space most of its land, therefore, it suppresses the entire My Tho’s scenery. Getting on a boat riding on Tien River, noticing the floating houses along the river, sitting on a horse-cart and joining in exploring how to make the coconut candies as well as taking part in sailing a lovely boat in a canal along water palm brook are many interesting activities you can do here.

Local dishes
Local dishes

Ben Tre River which is one of the main tributaries of Mekong River is the destination of your boat trip. Going fishing, water transferring are many sight-seeing lively activities you can do along river. Make a stop at brickwork to see how to bricks are made in handwork traditional style by printing and heating. Pay a visit to one of various coconut making workshops situated along canal. Visit beautiful orchards to capture magnificent pictures and taste some fruits and tea. Or go to local restaurant to enjoy the stunning local specialities.

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