5 best floating market in Mekong Delta – Mekong Cruises – Vietnam Premier Travel. Overnight on board or Hotel in Can Tho. Visit Ben Tre, Can Tho, Cai Rang.
What to see 5 best floating market in Mekong Delta
The Mekong River flows into Vietnam, along the western provinces with a length of over 54,000 km. Therefore, along both sides of the river, it has created a unique cultural feature of the river and water, which is the floating market.
Cai Rang Floating village 6km from Can Tho city, located on Cai Rang river and from Ninh Kieu wharf to visit the market only takes 30 minutes.
The most famous of the floating markets in the West with hundreds of busy business boats. This market meets very early, only from 3am to 9pm. On Tet days, sometimes the market is open all day to serve people and tourists.
In addition to watching the bustle of the boat on the wharf under the boat, visitors also enjoy the specialties of the West such as noodles, coffee, floating pubs.
This is considered a wholesale market, all items are often concentrated, classified and uniform in quality and size. If there are many transport vehicles on the shore, Cai Rang floating market are boats and boats. Large quantities of agricultural products can be transported to and from Cambodia and China.
Her life here sometimes richer on land, visitors can observe and learn about the lives of people.
In addition, Cai Be floating market is also a floating market. Established in the 18th century, the floating market is located between 3 provinces of Vinh Long, Ben Tre and Tien Giang.
Not only the boats that travel like looms, Cai Be floating market is also famous for its riverside houses, gardens after gardens. And many green coconut groves mixed with garden areas create a cool atmosphere.
Phung Hiep Floating Village – Tien Giang
Also known as fall market 7, where there are 7 rivers meet, convenient for transportation. This market is long-standing and famous for its history and its scope of operation.
The market was formed in 1915, after 10 years of digging Xang canal, connecting the remaining canals, forming Nga Bay Phung Hiep, the center of the biggest waterway transport hub in the region. During the flourishing period, there were days when thousands of boats returned to Nga Bay to attend markets. The market is like a huge, lively general store, which can be bought wholesale and retail, extremely diverse.
Phung Hiep has a special feature that is a snake market with all kinds of snakes and snake wine. There are also turtles, tortoise, gecko, varan…
Long Xuyên Floating Village
There are not many boats and bustle like other floating markets. But Long Xuyen floating market still has its own characteristics. Located about 2km from the city center, visitors can still feel the full spirit of Southern people.
The items here are mainly fruits, lips xloaij are sold neatly and beautifully. Tourists enjoy a pineapple for only 5,000 dong, or eat a sweet mango fruit less than 10 thousand dong.
Tra On floating village Located 250m from Vam Tra On, Tra On floating market is like a wholesale market.
The market often meets by big country, so the market is very crowded, wholesale distribution, agricultural products are yams, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, bitter melon … , durian Luc Si Thanh. Another difference of Tra On market is that there are boats selling ornamental flowers decorated in many colors, quite fancy. Visitors to Tra On should not miss the “burnt fish” specialties with all kinds of processing nowhere.