Best Time to Visit Mekong Delta: When to Go & Monthly Weather Averages

Located in the Southwest of Vietnam, the region is well-known for its fertile land, tropical orchids, simple-hearted people and unique floating markets which attract a lot of tourists to find peace in mind and experience an authentic rustic ambiance of Vietnamese villages.

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Bestowed the all-year-round sunny, mild climate, Mekong Delta is good to be visited at any time throughout the year. This means whenever you visit Mekong Delta, the region has distinct characteristics and features waiting for exploring. If you plan to enjoy the fresh and vibrant atmosphere of floating markets, then visiting Mekong Delta in floating season between September and November is a definitive choice. This time brings the locals a variety of benefits including many maritime products and fertile alluvium. During the floating season, the best place you should visit is Tra Su Cajeput Forest, offering a perfect site to explore wild life of birds. In addition, tourists can take part in several exciting and unfamiliar activities such as go fishing on a Vietnamese boat with local people and enjoy your achievements in a welcoming lunch ambiance in a local house.

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Besides, tourists are also highly recommended to visit the region during dry months, from December to April. At this time, the weather is comfortable with low rainfall and clear sky which is suitable for visitors to enjoy outdoor activities like riding bicycle along winding roads, trying their hand at planting trees and harvesting fruits. Although the May to August period falls in rainy season, it doesn’t affect your trip much as rains are relatively short and the temperature is stable. Moreover, this is also the major season for fruit harvesting, thus so many tourists choose summer as their appropriate visiting season.

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