Situated south of Saigon, in the extreme southern part of the Mekong River, the Mekong Delta offers travellers the opportunity to experience the authentic Vietnamese rural life of yesteryear. Take a small boat down the mighty Mekong River, and its maze of small canals and streams to witness small traditional villages set along its banks, and lush paddy fields. Experience Can Tho or My Tho’s famous floating markets, and soak in the rich cultural heritage. Shop for traditional handicrafts, and then unwind with some tantalising Vietnamese cuisine. A land that time forgot—Mekong Delta.