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Cai Rang Floating Market

Open today: 4:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Touring a floating market in the Mekong Delta is a box that many travellers to Saigon wish to check, and none are bigger, or more popular than the Can Tho’s Cai Rang Floating Market.The Cai Rang Floating Market, the largest wholesale floating market...more
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Cai Rang River | Near Cai Rang Bridge, Can Tho 900000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must see in Vietnam. The markets are a true representation of Mekong life. A fantastic photo opportunity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SaigonStorage
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'd certainly recommend a visit to Cai Rang floating market. Go early and you'll be approached by boat after boat selling a huge variety of mainly fruit and vegetables, although you can also buy breakfast on the river if you missed it at your hotel....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank UKDAB
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is probably worth seeing but was a bit disappointing to be honest. We set off about 5:30am from Can Tho and the boat ride was nice but the market itself wasn't as big or colourful or frantic as I expected. It was ok but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank steve g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see but not really worth it because it is for tourists only even if we woke up at 5 to arrive there at 6 am..... the cruise on the mekong river at sunset to see the people live on the mekong river was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rccoco
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early start so we could see the locals purchasing there fresh products before the boats departed. There are lots of boats offering lots of different produce, its very busy. A bit different that your average English market. Well worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nigel V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay...been there...done that...the weather can be quite warm. It would be better to get to the floating market before 5 AM. Don’t forget insect repellent...mosquitoes can be a nuisance in the Mekong Delta

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were persuaded by a lady at the pier to travel with her son. If you like a couple on a small boat drives should accept the offer of the ladies. If you prefer to have a guide, you should go to an office of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s more hype than anything. It was not worth 5 hour drive from Saigon. The tour just lead us through tourist traps. I don’t know if anything was genuine. Bee farm only had one box of live bees, others were empty than they tried to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mimimi2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do this trip early as possible. We set off at 5.30am and I would suggest going even earlier. We had a fairly largish boat to our selves but maybe a small boat might be better as can approach the market boats better. Although the smaller...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Something not to miss in can tho. Despite the high number of touristic boats and the rubbish, it stays an authentic experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
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trungct
10 September 2018|
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Response from basic-room | Reviewed this property |
Miss UT, Speaks great english and her boat tour staff do. I've had tourists can back and thank me for recommending her. If you phone her she will meet you within minutes. 0919325774 Also Mekong Inn/restaurant opposite the... More
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Our big group bought Saigon tourist service. Thanks
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Response from Thang369 | Reviewed this property |
You should try Cai Rang since the venue is more convenient and I believe there are activities for you to enjoy over there. Cheers.
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