Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang Floating Market

Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho

Cai Rang Floating Market is 30 minutes by boat from Can Tho City. People start coming to the market by boat from 04:00 or 05:00 A.M to sell agricultural products to wholesale traders, some retailers would come later to get goods for their shop at a local market in the region.

At Cai Rang Floating Market, you could buy things of the Mekong Delta ranging from coconuts, rice, taro, seasonal fruits...There are some boats selling cafes or food to early traders. It's normally get very busy around 07:30 – 09:00 A.M, then people start traveling back home or to a local market for their business. In the period from May-July,  it's harvest time in Mekong Delta which means there are lots of agricultural produce for sales, Cai Rang Floating Market would be busier than at other times of the year.

Paradissa offers tours to the Mekong Delta which include a boat trip to Cai Rang Market. The trip starting from the hotel which is riverside to the market and back takes about 2 hours or 2 hours and a half.

Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho
Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho begins from early in the morning, people from all corners of Can Tho travel on the water of the Mekong to do their daily business.
 
 
 
Pine apple - Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho
A wholesale pine apple boat - Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho
 
 
 
 
boat carrying mango & garlic from Cai Rang
A small boat carrying mango & garlic from Cai Rang to sell at a local market
 
 
 
 
Taro boat at Cai Rang
A lady just acquired some taro for her shop at a local market
 
 
 
 
wholesale boat at Cai Rang
Wholesale boats with loads of vegetables and fruits ready to leave Cai Rang
 
 
 
 
Boats with loads of water melon at Cai Rang
Boats with loads of water melon at Cai Rang - Can Tho
 
 
 
Amazing pumpkin as offering on a boat at Cai Rang Floating Market
Amazing pumpkin as offering on a boat at Cai Rang Floating Market
 
 
 
 
Rowing boat with areca fruits at Cai Rang
An old lady rows her boat around finding clients for her areca fruits which would be used as faithful gifts in wedding in Vietnam
 
 
 
 
Offerings on pole on their boat in Mekong Delta
Many boats at Cai Rang floating market and other floating markets in the Mekong Delta have some offerings on a pole in the front of their boat to get good luc.
 
 
 
A lady sells noodle soup on a small boat at Cai Rang floating market
A lady sells noodle soup on a small boat at Cai Rang floating market, her clients take bowls from her and travel about with their trade, they'll return the bowl the next day.