Tan Lap floating village is about 100 km from the center of Ho Chi Minh city. You should visit Tan Lap village in October or November to be able to see the blooming lotus and watching birds.
Melaleuca forests in Tra Su, An Giang
Melaleuca forest, located about 30 km from Chau Doc city, preserves the most typical and unique natural habitat of wetland ecosystems in the Mekong Delta.
This forest is most beautiful in the flooding season (from September to November each year).
Bird National Park in Dong Thap
Every year when the water floods, Bird National park puts on a colorful new shirt with a dazzling dance of nature.
You should start your exploration in the afternoon to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Also, the flooding season is the time when the lotus fields in Dong Thap blooming, so take a boat in the middle of the lotus field to immerse in its beauty.
Springtime (December to February)
In the springtime, near the Lunar New Year, the Mekong Delta is beautiful with flowers everywhere.
If you travel near Tet holiday, you can also experience the unique customs and traditions of the Lunar New Year celebration.
Final thoughts on the ideal time to visit Mekong Delta
In short, you can visit the Mekong Delta Vietnam anytime.
If you like exploring the fruit orchards, then go in the summer
If you are a romantic soul, like to explore the Mekong Delta in the flooding season, you should visit from September to November.
Finally, if you’d like to celebrate the Tet holiday, visit the Mekong Delta in the spring to enjoy the festive atmosphere.