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How Many Ways To Visit Mekong Delta In Vietnam And What Kinds Of Visa Are Suitable For Them?

I’m an American citizen. I’m going to visit Mekong Delta in Vietnam, how many ways can I enter Vietnam to visit it?  

For American citizens, you can use Electronic visa (E-visa) or Visa On Arrival to enter Vietnam.

E-visa is accepted through 8 international airports, 16 border gates and 9 sea ports.

Visa On Arrival is accepted through 6 international airports.

Therefore, there are 3 main ways to enter Vietnam that you can consider to choose the most suitable one for your plan.

In order to enter Vietnam and visit Mekong Delta, there are 3 common ways:

By Airplane

In order to come to Mekong Delta conveniently, many people choose Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh city) as the first destination. This is a big airport in Vietnam, so there are many direct flights from many countries such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Dubai, Southeast Asian countries,etc.

From here, you can easily take a bus to every province in Mekong Delta within only a few hours.

At Tan Son Nhat airport, Visa On Arrival and E-visa are both accepted.

By Bus

You can go to Mekong Delta from Cambodia through many border gates, so you can take a bus from Phnom Penh or Siem Reap to Can Tho or Ho Chi Minh city within only a few hours. This option is just suitable for those who are in Cambodia. And only Evisa is accepted to go through border land in this case.

You should also note that for evisa, you only can enter Vietnam through the entry gate you apply in advance. You cannot enter through border B if you apply the border A as your entry gate.

By Motorbike

If you are in Cambodia and going to take a motorbike to go to Vietnam, you can enter to visit Mekong Delta through border gates as below:

Moc Bai border gate in Tay Ninh province (border with Cambodia)

Xa Mat border gate in Tay Ninh province (border with Cambodia)

Tinh Bien border gate in An Giang province (border with Cambodia)

Song Tien border gate in An Giang province (border with Cambodia)

Ha Tien border gate in Kien Giang province (border with Cambodia)

In this case, only Evisa is accepted also.

Take note:

If you enter Vietnam by bus or motorbike, only E-visa is accepted, Visa On Arrival is invalid through these ways.

In order to know more about how to apply for E-visa or Visa On Arrival, you can access these below link follow the detailed guideline.

How to apply Evisa online.

How to apply visa on arrival online.


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