Visiting Dong Thap in floating season to see lotus

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Dong Thap is a province of Mekong Delta Region in the South of Vietnam.  Đồng Tháp is 165 km away from Ho Chi Minh City, bordered by Pray Veng Province (Cambodia) in the north with a length of more than 48 km. It is a very fertile land with idyllic and peaceful beauty. Especially, Dong Thap has a outstanding feature: lotus.

 Visiting Dong Thap in floating season to see lotus

If the lotus in the North just bloom in summer, this flower in Dong Thap (in Mekong Delta) bloom all-year-round. Lotuses are everywhere in Dong Thap but the most featuring time is floating season (between August and November). In charming and immense scenery of water, thousands pinky lotuses expose as little stars. You will not only see the beautiful lotus fields, but also inhale the suave scent of lotus blooming.

 Visiting Dong Thap in floating season to see lotus

Lotus is like an incredible gift that nature offer to this land. This species of flower appeared in Dong Thap Muoi for a very long time and kept spreading out in everywhere, from paddy fields, mangrove forests to freshwater lakes, rivers or canals. Lotus flower in here is bigger than it in other places and its scent is more fragrant.

 Visiting Dong Thap in floating season to see lotus

Visiting endless lotus fields, you can enjoy the peaceful and pure environment and be sunk in the amazing scene of beautiful lotuses and surroundings. You can hire a wooden boat to row to pick lotus blossoms or go fishing. Some couples choose these places to take photos with lotuses, so you will have chance to see pretty Vietnamese girls in traditional costumes sitting in the middle of lotus fields.

 Visiting Dong Thap in floating season to see lotus

Moreover, coming to Dong Thap in rainy season, you can enjoy amazing specialities made from lotus as well as various local fishery foods.

To get in Dong Thap, you can travel by bus from Ho Chi Minh City at Mien Dong Coach Station and it takes more than 1 hour to get to Dong Thap. Or you can hire motorbikes and drive to Dong Thap along to Highway 1A. In short, it is quite easy to get it here from Ho Chi Minh City.

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