With extremely unique features of the western river region, Cai Rang floating market (Cai Rang District, Can Tho City) is an attractive destination.
The market constantly has many domestic and foreign tourists. Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings) has just announced Cai Rang floating market is one of the Top 50 unique tours in Vietnam that bring interesting experiences.
Cai Rang floating market is a preferred destination for international tourists to visit and experience the trading scene and interesting life on the river of the merchants.
After the peak of the Lunar New Year, the number of tourists who come to visit this market is very large. It is always busy and vibrant. On the river, there are always hundreds of boats, and ships trading agricultural products, serving food, and other tourist activities.
Many foreign tourists choose to take a boat to experience the floating market. From visiting a floating market, enjoying a cup of coffee, eating vermicelli on the river, and making colorful food on the raft. They also enjoy specialty fruits such as pineapple and watermelon right on the boat.
David (60 years old), a tourist from the US, said that when he comes to Can Tho, he often chooses Cai Rang floating market as the first destination. That’s because he enjoys everything from the food to the hustle and bustle of life and the unique trade scene on the river.
Similarly, Katy (40 years old), a tourist from France said that she was impressed by the friendliness of the merchants. In particular, when she visited a floating market to see with her own eyes the bustling trade and people’s lives.
Dang Ngoc Nhan, Director of the Center for Culture, Sports, and Tourism in Cai Rang District, is optimistic about recent tourism numbers. “During the last Lunar New Year, the number of domestic and foreign tourists to the Cai Rang floating market increased dramatically. It’s a very good sign.”