1. Cai Be (Tien Giang)
Delicious and fragrant jackfruit in Cai Be
2. Cai Mon (Ben Tre)
Ben Tre is considered as the bowl of coconut with lines of coconut trees stretching until the horizon. Mother Nature gives this region lots of fruits including durians, rambutans, pomelos, mangos, longans, plumps… Cai Mon fruit kingdom is famous for Hai Hoa green-skin pomelos, Nam Roi pomelos, Chin Hoa durian… Cho Lach, Cai Mon is one of the most popular attractions with colorful fruit orchards, flowers, plants, seedlings. Coming there, you will be surprised by red ripen rambutan, green bunch of burmese grape (baccaurea ramiflora), mangosteen, langsat, orranges, mandarins… Tourists can plug themselves mangoes, bananas, otaheite apples, papayas, eggfruits… and listen to gardens’s hosts telling about how to grow these fruits.
Chin Hoa durian is farorite of many Vietnamese people
3. Vinh Long
Vinh Long has been famous for special Nam Roi Binh Minh pomelo with less seeds, crisp and light sweetness segments, Binh Hoa Phuoc rambutan – the best rambutan in the country with reddish skin, soft thorn, white flesh and sweet taste. Longans with thick and yellow flesh, thin skin, small seed, juicy and sweet flesh are grown popularly in this region. Tam Binh orange, Ri 6, Chin Hoa durian, mandarin, Hoa Loc and Cat Chu mango… are also known around Vietnam. Vinh Long is on the way to other stops (Chau Doc, Ha Tien, Rach Gia, Phu Quoc) so that it would be a big miss if tourists do not visit Vinh Long’s lush fruit orchards to immerse themselves into the natural world.
Mekong Delta is often referred to as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam due its huge production of rice crop. Vegetables, exotic fruits and fishing also feature prominently here. Life in the delta revolves around the river, and as such this is the only real way to view and understand it. Would you like to be driven there by Scooter and enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then taste seasonal fruit honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals? Why not try our Private Mekong Delta Tour?