𝐀 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐀𝐭 𝐂𝐚𝐢 𝐑𝐚𝐧𝐠 𝐂𝐚𝐧 𝐓𝐡𝐨 𝐅𝐥𝐨𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭 – 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐄𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐎𝐧 𝐄𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐡
1. How to get to Cai Rang floating market?
How to go from Ho Chi Minh city to Can Tho city? There are two options: motorbike or car.
There are many different trips between the two cities; I choose Thanh Buoi for 115,000 VND / trip. If you want to ride a motorbike, find the way to Highway 1A, then follow the direction of My Thuan Bridge, turn left in the direction to Can Tho. There are many signs on the road so you are not afraid of getting lost. A motorbike ride will take you about 4 hours by car.
2. How to sail on Cai Rang floating market?
So, we have come to Can Tho. From here, you should look to Ninh Kieu wharf, Can Tho to take a boat to Cai Rang floating market. This market is located on Cai Rang River, about 6km from the city center.
If you go crowded, you can rent a private boat. Or you can buy tickets for about 50,000 VND / ticket.
3. What time is the right time to go to Cai Rang floating market?
Cai Rang Floating Market has been meeting quite early since about 4, 5 am, the boats have started to market so you need to go a little early.
4. What's interesting about the Cai Rang floating market?
First, the bustling scenes here have made me nostalgic.
Next is the canoe full of goods. Sound strange, right? Just like this, normally you can only see people gathering in markets and selling goods on the ground, and selling on boats like this is indeed very little.
Each boat will sell a different item, from the fresh and delicious fruits of the West to the household appliances needed for daily life. Also if you want to eat fresh fruit, you can ask the shopkeeper to cut it too, they are extremely friendly.
If you do not have the opportunity to visit the West of the river, you will never see and experience it. Should this be counted as the reason that pulled me to Cai Rang floating market, Can Tho city.
Photos: Lều Trung Hiếu
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