Vietnam’s rice bowl, produces more than a third of the country’s annual food crop, is a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages. Lined with lush rice paddies and fish farms, the Delta’s attraction is the colourful river life and floating markets. Day tours from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho are a popular way to see this fascinating part of Vietnam. From My Tho you will take a boat trip to Can Tho, the delta’s biggest settlement. Situated on the Mekon Delta, Can Tho is a popular place for boat trips and famous for its nearby floating markets. To get the best out of these are an overnight stay in Can Tho is recommended.