Welcome to a world afloat and discover life beyond the urban centers. On a Vietnam luxury tour, you can take a cruise tour along the Mekong River. Discover the myriad of canals and Mekong river tributaries then slowly tie up your boat on a wooden panel and stay afloat as you go shopping at the floating villages or the villages along the Mekong river. This is the most serene place you would want to peacefully do your shopping. Away from the noises and chaos in city markets. The wide range of delicious food and incredible handicrafts makes Mekong Delta an incredible shopping destination for shoppers. From Can Tho to My Tho, you can be sure to find what you are looking for.
When you mention Mekong delta what comes in your mind are coconuts and more coconuts. From the coconuts, the residents make a lot of food and unique products. Coconut candies are a must buy for anyone who visits the Mekong Delta. The sweet taste and aroma of coconut candy will leave you wanting more and more. Unique handicrafts products made from coconut tree and coconut shells such as tea pots, drinking glasses, chopsticks, cutlery, cigarette cases and much more house hold commodities are jaw dropping and you would wish to carry some back home. What to remember your Vietnam tours with more than souvenirs? Travel with the memories of the spectacular Mekong Delta by buying unique souvenirs. What is exciting about them is their uniqueness and you can bargain the prices so that you do not have to spend all your fortune on them.
With its rich meandering water ways and blossoming farmland with endless paddy fields, Mekong delta produces almost half of Vietnam’s agricultural output. But rice isn’t the only product here. The Mekong River Delta boasts of abundant traditional fruits and western fruits. All these freshest agricultural products can be found sold in the floating markets. Visitors can trade and bargain for these commodities that are found nowhere but Mekong Delta.
Can Tho street market is another place to be; with busy and fascinating places and goods from dawn to dusk. You can find a wide range of sea foods freshly caught from the sea like dried shrimps, seaweed and squid which are a must-buy during your Vietnam holiday.
With Vietnam travel packages, you will discover that Vietnam is on its own level when it comes to culinary. The Mekong River, with its abundance of rice, crops and spices, brings its own unique flavors. Delving in noodle soups minced pork, basil, pancakes with coconut milk and many more weird but tasty foods, this is an experience you don’t want to miss when on a Vietnam tour. And they are way cheaper! Mekong Delta is simply a foodie’s paradise.
You also wouldn’t want to miss buying the colorful ornamental flowers sold in some of the floating markets. You can immerse yourself in the colors and fragrance of a variety of flowers from carnations, orchid, mimosa and many more sweet scented flowers.