CaiRang Floating Market
If you’ve experienced the spectacular natural lands in the north of Vietnam, try once to go to Mekong Delta to have a pleasant experience of a simple life. Mekong Delta – a place full of human love, river systems and floating markets. Coming to Mekong Delta, you cannot ignore CaiRang Floating Market.
How to come to there?
From Ho Chi Minh City, you can take a bus to Can Tho. You can refer to 2 car brands: Phuong Trang and Thanh Buoi. The price of car tickets fluctuates around 150,000VND and the quality is quite prestigious. You can rest on the car to support a long day of experience Cai Rang Floating Market Tour!
Tourists visit Cai Rang Floating Market can go from Ninh Kieu wharf, cruise by waterway about 6 km, takes about 30 minutes, rent from 300,000 to 650,000 VND / cruise (from 7-40 people) or to An market Binh is located next to the floating market, hires a tourist boat for VND 150,000 / boat or follows retail customers for VND 30,000 / person for more than 1 hour to float on the river, examining the typical culture of Cai Rang Floating Market.
Features of Cai Rang Floating Market
To explore Cai Rang floating market we have to wake up quite early. Because the market starts meeting from 5 am and around 8-9 hours, we have to go to market. The most crowded market is about 7-8 hours. When the market began to operate, it was the time when the waves, the sound of explosions, the sound of trade, and the laughter of people made the market become very busy. Especially, you notice that this market is not active and very few activities and the Lunar New Year or Doan Ngo Tet holidays.
Highlight of CaiRang Floating Market
There are hundreds of big and small boats on the market. On boats filled with fruits and agricultural products, the sale of the product will hang the product on the “cây Bẹo” “.. Just look at the products hang on “cây bẹo”, we will know the owner sold which kinds of vegetable. Then, they can be the fresh fruits such as Grape Fruit, Watermelon, Dragon fruit, Rambutan, mixed with agricultural products such as Pumpkin, cabbage, onion, …In short, the way of selling here is also slightly different from the market on land we often see. Sellers do not need to sell, but customers will visit the boats themselves and buy products.