Mekong Delta Tour:Cai Rang Floating Market

Activity Chợ nổi Cái Răng, Can Tho, Vietnam Published on: 02-06-2017

08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
First-time visit
Cruise Boat
Customer hotel
Highlight of the city
Cultural & Theme
Multi Days & Package tours
Day Trip
65.00 - 364.00 USD

Mekong Delta Tour:Cai Rang Floating Market is good for

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  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Mekong Delta is a watery landscape of green fields and sleepy villages, everywhere crisscrossed by the brown canals and rivulets fed by the mighty Mekong River.

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Why Mekong Delta Tour:Cai Rang Floating Market is special ?

Its inhabitants – stereotyped as friendly and easygoing – have long toiled on the life-sustaining river, with their labours marked by the same cycles governing the waterways.

The uniquely southern charm with its welcoming introduction to life along the river is the real draw, and visitors can explore quaint riverside towns, sample fruits bartered in the colourful floating markets or dine on home-cooked delicacies before overnighting as a homestay guest.

You will have chance to visit Cai Rang floating market in Mekong River.

You will find out the life of local people there

You can see how coconut candy, crispy rice cake and ceramic are made here

You can freely taste many famous tropical fruits of Vietnam and watch locals’ daily chores

Visit rice husking milk and a rice noodle making shop.

What to explore at Mekong Delta Tour:Cai Rang Floating Market?

DAY 1: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L)

7:30 AM Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for My tho. Take a leisurely boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal which is bordered by rows of traditional stilt houses and fruit plantations. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadows of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. After trekking through the fruit plantation on Thoi Son island, enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Go straight to Can Tho. Have dinner by yourself. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho. (Family home stay can be arranged on request.)

Option 1: Stay in a hotel in Can Tho

Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. You can also visit a village, meet the local people, have dinner with them and enjoy their music. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.

Option 2: Homestay (D )

Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Join a family as they prepare dinner, then share the meal with them. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage.

DAY 2: Cai Rang floating market (B/L)

7:00 AM After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the "Monkey Bridge" in the Delta. Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh City


A/C car or van

English speaking tour guide

Boat trips


1 lunch with local speciality

Entrance fee

Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)

Hotel accommodation 2STARS based on two people sharing a twin or double room

Pick up and drop off service


Vietnamese entry visa.

Other meals not mentioned in the program

Personal expenses

Selling points

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  • Interesting, get in before it disappears
  • Great sunrise on the river
  • Best floating market
  • The best local experience with Susan
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5.0 days
186.98 USD
Total travel distance
Number of places
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Mekong Delta Tour:Cai Rang Floating Market serves Private/Joined tour.

  • Private tour

    (1 - 1 participants.)

    364.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (2 - 2 participants.)

    196.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (3 - 4 participants.)

    147.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (5 - 7 participants.)

    120.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (8 - 20 participants.)

    91.00 USD

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