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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 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a site worth seeing. We left Can Tho at around 5:45am ish. After a nice river ride seeing the sun coming up, lots of other boats we arrived at a very busy floating market. It’s so interesting, fun and crazy, with lots going on....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelled from HCMC to Can Tho mainly to see the floating market. Turned out to be an utter disappointment. There is no "market" to speak of. We were approached by 2 or 3 boats at arbitrary locations along the river trying to peddle us goods...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Indy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sailing down the river and feeling the fresh wind, taking a look at local people in their business. But honestly, the sun was burning hot, you should visit this market early ^^

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank catdaodiem
Reviewed 1 week ago

The choices are geared more towards the tourists than with the locals. It is better to just skim through this floating market, then proceed and spend more time in the Phong Dien Market.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Jann N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is a floating zoo but boat operators know how to get around safely. Very interesting and something you'll probably never see again. Well worth the time and experience.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dennis g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a two-day tour from HCMC to Can Tho. The highlight would be the floating market Cai Rang but this was very disappointing. Can't recommend anyone to make such a long journey for that. Only a few boats that want to sell fruit or coconuts...More

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

Tried to wake up at 5am and went to floating market to see how ppl trade stuffs in river. Was pretty nice experience. You should choose the small boat ( available for 2 ppl) if you are going as couple visitors, it will be better...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Emilyluu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We would certainly recommend a two day tour Cai Rang Floating Market and Mekong Delta 2 Day Tour. The tour was operated by Vietnam Adventure Tours and our guide was Huy (Paper-Man). Guy was an excellent guide with a great knowledge of the tour and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So colorful and different a must see. Opened everyday go early morning around 7-7h30 to avoid the heat and lots of tourists

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank natsbibi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're told locals start around 3-4am at the market so if you're showing up after 7am, the activity is already starting to dissipate. We left hour hotel and were on the water by 6am and stopped for Bun Bo Hue noodles and managed to find...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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September 10, 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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