― The Mekong River is a major trading route linking China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. It is the 7th longest river in Asia, and 10th longest river in the world. ∙ Mekong Delta is 59 miles from Saigon, we took a private tour and according to our itinerary the trip to the Mekong Delta should take at least 2 1/2 hours, but due to road repairs and Saigon's infamous traffic it took us almost 4 hours! wow! We left Saigon so early to catch the Floating Market but when we [...].