Means of transport to Vinh Long
If traveling by guest coach, there are always coaches of express lines to Vinh Long in the Mien Tay bus station in Saigon, such as Mai Linh, Phuong Trang. Otherwise, visitors can take tickets which go to Can Tho or Tra Vinh as well because those destinations pass Vinh Long. The single ticket is approximately 70,000-90,000 dong. Because spending only one day the trip, it is recommended to take the earliest bus to have more time in Vinh Long.
Another interesting option is to go by motorcycle for those who want to try something new. However, remember to take the necessary caution in preparing all the documents, testing the vehicles and other personal items before you depart. Even though it is more tiring and takes time if you go by motorcycle, you have more flexibility to go anywhere you want.
1 day Vinh Long journey
Traveling to Mekong Delta region is always especially attractive for domestic tourists who have not been here before as well as international tourists because of its peace and simplicity, which is totally contradict to the hustle, crowded and noisy city. Traveling to Vinh Long for only one day would be a perfect choice to relax in the weekend after the whole stressful week.
Floating market is the typical market only appeared in the Mekong Delta region. It is also considered to be the main traffic route here. In this type of market, sellers and buyers all use boats or ships as means of transportation to move on the rivers.
Shopping on the river would be an unforgettable experience for tourists
Vinh Sang tourist area located on An Binh Island would give tourists the most exciting feeling with almost various Mekong Delta folk games such as: crossing footbridges to take gifts, experiencing grass sled riding, cycling around the village, padding on the canals and picking fruits, fishing crocodiles and enjoying the thrills with the services of African ostrich riding.
The specialty in Vinh Sang that they have about 60 adult ostriches. Ostrich is the greatest bird in the world and they are bred and raised right on the deltas of Mekong region. Enjoying the freshness of nature in the Southwest while delighting your day with ostrich riding on the sand. Remember to hold on tightly or else you would fall off the ostrich.
Tourists also directly participate in the “slapping ditch for fishing” in the traditional costume of Mekong Delta farmers, then process and enjoy the “spoils” right at the garden.
Tourists can also be amused by the sweet melody of folk songs and harmonious vocals through Southern traditional music form while sipping fruits from the orchards, or countryside specialties. Those activities certainly bring the most comfortable atmosphere to tourists in this truly blissful space.
In Vinh Sang, tourists will paddle further through the canals on the small dinghies to discover the famous traditional villages of Southern gardens along the river. Here, tourists can witness the craft of making traditional coconut candy of locals on An Binh Island, handmade souvenirs. Tourist can enjoy the light sweetness of coconut candies and buy them as a gift for relatives and friends.
Floating on the river to discover the Mekong Delta of Vietnam
Not only attracted by the countryside landscape among rivers and interesting folk games, tourist can also taste the intense western flavor from the specialties prepared by the hospital and funny chefs here. Come to Vinh Long for one day, guests will definitely have an indescribably wistful joy.