Beautiful Vietnam
Beauty of the Mekong Delta region during flood season
  • | VietnamNet, dtinews | November 12, 2014 04:29 PM

October is the flood season in the Mekong Delta, which affords visitors with the wish to explore the region's natural beauty.

Some of the most popular destinations in the Southwest include Can Tho City and the provinces of Soc Trang, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau.

A typical tour around the region might start at Can Tho City and include a trip to Ninh Kieu Wharf and Cai Rang Floating Market, Bac Lieu Province well-known for Vietnamese Opera(đờn ca tài tử) and the relics of Bac Lieu Dude. A large number of pagodas can also be seen in Soc Trang Province.

Photos of the Southwest


Morning at Cai Rang Floating Market.

Early morning best time to experience the market


Regional specialties available


A lantern placed in water for good luck


500-year-old Kh’leng Pagoda outstanding example of Khmer culture


Tran Trinh Huy, 60 years old, the third son of Bac Lieu Due


House of Bac Lieu Due


Bac Lieu Due's bed


Area for Vietnamese opera performances


Votive guitars


Cajuput forests in Ca Mau




U Minh Ha National Park


Local life

Specialties of Ca Mau

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