Things to do in Vinh Long Vietnam

Vinh Long is a province in the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam. Vinh Long is bounded by the Tien Giang River (Upper Mekong River) to the north and Hau Giang River (Lower Mekong River) to the south. The provincial capital of Vinh Long is Vinh Long City, 120km southwest of Ho Chi Minh City.

 Vinh Long is a popular tourist attraction in the Mekong Delta. Most travelers visit Vinh Long on a 1-day or 2-day tours. Below is a list of what to see and things to do in Vinh Long.

- Enjoy a boat trip on the Tien River from Cai Be Floating Market (between Tien Giang and Vinh Long) and Vinh Long City. The trip takes you to different islands on the Mekong River and visit families with amazing occupations such as making pop-corn, candy, rice papers, manually-making bricks,… The trip is for 4 hours.

- Taking a homestay tour which brings you to different islands on the Mekong River and in the night you’ll stay with a local family. You’ll learn about their daily life and may like to take part in their farm work.

- If you travel with your family, then you may like to take a trip to Vung Liem (near Ben Tre) where your family can cycle through villages amid coconut forest visiting villages with different occupations: making traditional sleeping mats (woven from reeds, sedge), making coconut candies,...This tour can be for 2 days or 3 days from Saigon. The tour includes a boat trip to an amazing coconut trading market.

- Enjoy a full bicycle tour in Vinh Long: if the regular tours do not meet your need, then you may like to embark on a bicycle tour to explore Vinh Long thoroughly. The trip brings you to less-seen corners of Vinh Long through different villages where amazing encounters and close communions are expected. You’ll be surprised by authentic local lifestyle.

- Taking a photography tour to capture busy life on the Cai Be Floating Market and the ceramic kilns by the riverside. The landscapes captured in your photographs will look like any major ancient architectural heritage!