Southern Vietnam (also known as the South) consists of 19 provinces divided into two sub-regions, namely the Southeast and the Mekong River Delta (the largest delta in Vietnam - with an area of 40,577 km2). The topography here is relatively flat with an average altitude of 0 - 986m above sea level, geological features are mainly red basalt soil, ancient alluvial soil and new alluvial soil.
The Southeast region has a dense canal network of 4,000 canals with a total length of 5,700km. This is an important factor that promotes the development of types of culture such as the floating market system, monkey bridge and typically agricultural plants such as coconut trees and other hundreds of fruit. Some famous tourist destinations of the Southeast region such as Ho Chi Minh, Vung Tau, Bien Hoa, ... The remote tropical climate brings two distinct dry and rainy seasons that are suitable for the cultivation of some fruit trees such as rambutan, durian, orange, grapefruit, etc.
The terrain of the Mekong River Delta is quite low, in which many areas are lower than sea level, so it is often affected by inundation (February - April). Therefore, in this area the mangrove ecosystem is created with many unique plants and animals. Moreover, the sea and island system still retains the pristine look with the cool weather all year round, extremely suitable for beach tourism development. Some famous tourist sites such as: Can Tho floating markets, Ben Tre orchards, Phu Quoc island, Nam Du island...
Besides nature's beauty, historical relics,.. Vietnamese souvenirs especially handcrafted gifts with unique and catchy processes, also attract tourists a lot. This following article may be the best answer for the question “What souvenir to buy in Vietnam?”