AREA: 40,576 km2
CLIMATE: This area is located in the equatorial and tropical monsoon regions with relatively pleasant climate. Each year, Mekong River Delta is divided into two major seasons: the rainy season (from May to November) and the dry season (from December to April). Each season has its own special features, but the floating season, starting from Lunar August to Lunar November is the time when this region attracts the most tourists.
GENERAL: Located in the South of Vietnam, Mekong River Delta or the South West with the peaceful landscape, extensive orchards available at cheap prices (this area is really a paradise of fruits), unique culture, rustic and simple people is always a favorite destination of both Vietnamese and foreign tourists. In addition to the large land area and alluvial accretion all year round, the South West also owns the coastal line along many provinces as Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau, Kien Giang and comprises many big and small islands, including the most famous Phu Quoc Island. Besides, there is an intricate network of riverways such as Mekong River, Tien River, Hau River, Co Chien River, Vam Co River … along with thousands of canals help this region always be cool.
According to stories passed down from many generations, a part of the Soc Trang people are the descendants of refugee boats from Cambodia along the Mekong Delta to escape and find to live in a wilderness area centuries ago. Therefore, Soc Trang ...