Drift along narrow canals, visiting floating markets and fruit orchards around Can Tho.
Stay in rural communities, observing daily aspects of Vietnamese culture, and getting to know your hosts.
Marvel over the rich colours of temples around Tra Vinh.
4 Bird sanctuaries
Watch flocks of storks and migrating cranes wheeling in the sky at Bang Lang near Long Xuyen and Tram Chim near Cao Lanh.
Visit a Cham village and fish farms on the river, and explore nearby Sam Mountain.
Stand at the southeastern tip of mainland Southeast Asia at Cape Ca Mau and imagine the thrill of early explorers on spotting this mangrove-lined coast.
Sprawl on its gorgeous beaches, ride a motorbike through its mountainous interior and dive or snorkel around the coastline.