Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho, Vietnam
Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho, Vietnam

Mekong Delta Photos

Mekong Delta is the southernmost area of Vietnam, where the Mekong concludes its adventure of 5,000km from Tibetan Plateau discharging its water into the East Vietnam Sea. The Mekong Delta is characterized with endless rice fields, coconut forests, nature reserves and bird parks and exotic lifestyle...

The below photos were taken on the many expeditions of Paradissa's team into the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. We hope to show some aspects of the delta to you and hope that you'll have a plan for more adventures to the area in the time to come...

The green islands of the Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta is crisscross by tributaries of the Mekong River, hence the delta are made of many isolated islands.

 

 

A coconut-lined creek of the Mekong River
On each islands, there are orchards, coconut forests and different communities.

 

 

A House in the Mekong Delta
Some communities on the islands of the Mekong live in houses with materials from coconut trees only.

 

 

Transport in the Mekong Delta
Boat is the only means of transportation for the inhabitants of the islands.

 

 

Ricefields in the Mekong Delta
Though the Mekong Delta are mostly of islands, but they can be big enough to home endless rice-fields.

 

 

Bac Lieu Bird Park
There are many bird parks,

 

A stork sanctuary in the Mekong Delta
and stork sanctuaries in the Mekong Delta

 

 

 A Chinese Temple in the Mekong Delta
The Mekong Delta is home to a number of ethnic groups in Vietnam, like the Chinese,

 

A Khmer Pagoda in the Mekong Delta
and the Khmer, the Cham..... Each with untouched culture.

 

 

Fishing in the water of the Mekong River
The residents of the Mekong Delta live on fishing in the water of the Mekong River, doing agriculture work in the fertile land...

 

 

Cai Rang Floating Market near Can Tho
All trading takes place on the waters of the Mekong River.

 

 

 Fruits in the Mekong Delta
Visiting the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam, you'll be offered seasonal fruits and honey tea.

 

 

Seafood at Bac Lieu Market
and abundant fresh seafood.