Mekong Delta or also known as the, Nine dragon river delta, is the longest river in SE Asia. An extremely important ecological part of Vietnam, it is also described as the 'rice basket' of Vietnam, with most of the countries rice production being cultivated around the Delta. Take a Mekong Delta tour from Ho Chi Minh City to see 4 very distinct cities, My Tho, Ben Tre, Can Tho and Chau Doc. Mekong delta My Tho - The economic capital of the region and home to various temples and the Dong Tam snake farm. Ben Tre - An important city throughout the Vietnam war, the surrounding province is home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in Vietnam. Can Tho - The largest city in the region is home to probably the most famous floating markets, Cai Rang floating market. The city is also home to some incredible pagodas. Mekong delta Chau Doc - Famous for its variety of fish sauces. Chau Doc borders Cambodia and is home to the famous, Phuoc Dien temple.