Frequently Asked Questions about Mekong Delta Travel

  • What’s the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh City & Mekong Delta?


    The Mekong Delta reveals its best during dry months from December to May when the sky is crystal clear, the land is lush and the water is calm. From June to September, it may be hot and humid but the greatest variety of tropical fruit is available only in these months. During October and November, occasional flooding is expected, especially in remote areas around Dong Thap and Tra Vinh, so stay informed of regional weather forecast ahead of your trip if you are travelling in these months.


    Life in Mekong Delta is woven by water and season. It is most vibrant in spring (flower season: late January - March) and early summer (fruit season: April - May), the best time to visit Mekong Delta, also the best time to visit Ho Chi Minh city and Vietnam in general. The flood season (September - November), however, sweeps everything away and brings a new face to the delta with its rich brown alluvial water. This is also the income season for local people with abundant fish and water vegetables. The waterfront life is most fascinating in this season.

  • How to book a Mekong Delta tour on your site?


    Simply click on “book now” button on every tour page and fill in booking form with required information then click submit to send your request to us. If you can’t go through the system, please send your request to our director’s email at, please specify your date of travel, number of people in your group, number of days for the stay and other special request. We will get back to you within 24 working hours.

  • How can we make our payment online?

    We’ve partnered with Onepay and Paypal to make payment procedure the most convenient and secure for you. Upon receiving your booking confirmation, our sales staffs will send you an invoice and payment link with detailed instruction. It takes you just a minute to settle your online payment by yourself, very quick, simple and safe.


  • What’s about malaria risk in Mekong delta?


    Generally, malaria is now under control in Vietnam and you do not need to use antimalaria medicine before heading to Mekong Delta. All cabins on our cruises are well ventilated and lighted, as well as provided with mosquito nets. Also, make sure to bring repellent with you.


  • Is there aircon and hot water on your cruises?


    Yes, all our boats are well equipped with modern aircons and heat exchangers for constant temperature and shower onboard.


  • Which is your best selling tour?


    Mekong Delta is quite large to wrap in a day or even several day trip. If you don’t want to waste your time searching around, just choose the Mekong Waterway program. Well appreciated by our customer, this package tour brings you perfect combination for relaxation, sightseeing, culinary experience and cultural exploration.


  • Could you suggest us a homestay in Mekong Delta?


    Doing some homestay tourism is absolutely enjoyable and memorable. You may share joys and also hardship of local life. Currently, we are partnering with an authentic homestay in Ben Tre. Should you want to do it yourself, you may search around Ben Tre and Vinh Long. There are many so-called homestays in touristy Can Tho, yet most of them are actually guesthouses detached from host families, so check it out carefully before you make any settlement.



  • Is vegetarian food available on your cruise?


    Yes, sure. We can cater to every specific request for special vegetarian diet. Just let us know in advance. About food safety, please rest assured that all our food ingredients are sourced locally from quality-accredited providers. Also, we use a lot of organic herbs and vegetables in preparing your meals typical of Mekong Delta food yet still agreeable to your taste. Definitely, you will have best dining opportunity in Mekong Delta with us.

  • Can you arrange bike or motorbike rental for us in Mekong Delta?

    For bike, all our boats have a space for bike storage so you can stop and ride in scenic spots. We do not arrange motorbike rental during our cruise trip yet the Mekong Lodge can do it for you. However, it is strongly recommended that you use bike while visiting Mekong Delta to keep the local environment as purely green and peaceful as it is. Given the influx of tourists to Mekong Delta in recent years, please imagine if everyone is riding a motorbike on its little roads.

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