Cai Be Floating Market - Explore the Culture

16, September, 2015

Cai Be Floating Market - Explore the Culture

Mekong delta offers many exciting attractions, activities and excursions. It was one of  the highlights of Vietnam holiday. The Mekong River Delta is the richest and most fertile area in Vietnam. The heart of the Mekong Delta is Can Tho province. The main reason visitors come to Can Tho is to tour the nearby floating markets. Floating market is always the first stop of tourists when travel to the southerm Vietnam.

On arriving in the Delta, you can start visit the Cai Be floating market by boat, experience how people exchanging goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. Let’s once come to Cai Be Floating market and you will realize.

Cai Be is one of the oldest floating markets. Three hundred years ago in the Mekong Delta doesn’t have  roads. The local people mostly use boats as a transport and well- established market.

The farmers of region bring their product for sale such as fruits, vegetables. All boats have a pole, each wholesaler hangs the goods that they buy on this pole. Coming here, the tourist can find find floating restaurants, floating bars, floating gas stations, and many other floating shops. Cai Be floating Market is open from early morning but it is busiest from sunrise to about 08:00am.

Besides visiting Cai Be Floating Market, visitors can join other  tours in the Mekong Delta. Overnight at Can Tho city, then visit Cai Rang floating maket in the next morning, or come to My Tho to visit orchards, bee farms and coconut candy establishments in Ben Tre.

Tourists should not miss one of the most popular tourist attractions of Vietnam travel to experience the truly unique Mekong River lifestyle. Enjoy Cai Be Floating Market as part of your tailor-made vacation to Vietnam.

Some reference for tours from Ho Chi Minh City, especially tour itineraries visit floating markets  and some other attractions in Mekong Delta, you  can be found at