Vinh Long - Vietnam

Vinh Long is the capital of Vinh Long Province in the Mekong River Delta of southern Vietnam. Vietnamese for Majestic Dragon the town sits in the middle of the delta, protected by the two arms of the Mekong.The soil of Vinh Long is enriched by silt deposits, making it ideal for growing mandarins and other citrus fruits. Life here centres on the water. Houses are hoisted precariously on stilts that are planted onto the banks of the river. Hawkers peddle knick knacks from boats. You can also visit the brick and pottery factory, a show room of traditional farming tools and the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet Nursery of Fruit Trees. There are more than 30 cruises calling at this port. Click the month or cruise line logo you are interested in to see details of the cruises.