Mekong Delta is listed by Huffingtonpost among the destinations in Southeast Asia which "can change your life." In the list of 19 attractive tourist destinations in Southeast Asia, there are more four sites in Vietnam which are Mui Ne Sand Dunes, Sa Pa, Phu Quoc island and Cu Chi Tunnels.
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Tourism in the Mekong River delta is rated by many visitors as one of the most attractive Mekong delta tours in Vietnam. In addition to visiting the vast orchard garden, listening to traditional music and enjoying the Southern specialties, visitors also have the opportunity to visit the floating markets - a feature found only in the western waters.
The floating market in Mekong delta
Unlike artificial floating markets of Thailand which was created to serve for tourists, floating markets in the Mekong Delta is formed from the need of trade and good exchange of local people long time ago.Mekong tour
Since rivers are the main way of transportation, ferries and boats are very popular for traveling and transporting. Gradually, people gathered together at one or some certain places on the river to sell fruits mostly picked from their own gardens. Then they made business by selling foods, goods which had been brought from other places.