5 Famous Floating Markets in Mekong Delta

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5 Famous Floating Markets in Mekong Delta
5 Famous Floating Markets in Mekong Delta

When visiting Asia, you can not miss floating market. For tourists, visiting floating market in Mekong Delta does not only contemplate but also enjoy the real life of local people in there.

Cai Be Floating Market, Tien Giang Province

Cai Be floating market located in Cai Be district, Tien Giang province which belongs to Tan Phong islet in Tien River where is border among the three large provinces of Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre. The market is the trading and exchange of goods, fruits, produces throughout all regions and also the fascinating sights of Tien Giang province.

Cai Be Floating Market
Cai Be Floating Market

Unlike the normal floating market which opens only the morning, Cai Be floating market started trading from the early morning to the night. When the dawn, this is the same time to open the floating market as a small busy street in the river. You can buy all things at the market from breakfast meals to household goods and so on. It’s an amazing experience while you enjoy a noodle soup and a cup of tea in the early morning.

Nga Nam Floating Market, Soc Trang

Nga Nam Floating Market located in Nga Nam town, Thanh Tri district, Soc Trang province. The special things of the market is located at the intersection of five rivers including Ca Mau, Vinh Quoi, Long My, Thanh Tri and Phung Hiep. This is one of the longstanding and busiest markets in the Mekong Delta.

Nga Nam Floating Market
Nga Nam Floating Market

When visiting here, tourists can learn about the way of living of the local people and buying bustling scene on boats. Furthermore, it’s the best time to enjoy the special fruit of the land.

Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho

Cai Rang floating market is famous place with tourists when talking about Can Tho province. The market is specializing in sales of fruits, agricultural products of the region. Every morning, hundreds of boats parked and hung on the boat for the bounty available for sale without sales pitch as the mainland market. When visiting the market in the early morning, you can enjoy breakfast and learn more about the life in a boat.

Cai Rang Floating Market
Cai Rang Floating Market

However, if you want to join the wonderful market, you have to wake up early to join it because the market opens only from 5:00 AM- 9:00 AM with agricultural products, goods, fruits and so on. The market is one of feature culture of Mekong Delta people which attracted a lot of tourists.

Nga Bay Floating Market, Hau Giang

Nga Bay floating Market is also known as Phung Hiep floating market which is a floating market of Nga Bay town was formed in 1915. This is the famous floating market of Hau Giang Province which is place to purchase and sale of local people. Besides the same products with other floating market, Phung Hiep floating market always has snakes, turtles, birds, squirrels, lizards and so on to serve tourists. Besides, on the dinghy and the tiny boat are hot rolls, pho, pancakes which are the typical dishes of the South.

Nga Bay Floating Market
Nga Bay Floating Market

Long Xuyen Floating Market, An Giang

The floating market in Long Xuyen is located in Hau River of My Phuoc town, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province. The market parked a hundred of boats. The main products in the market are vegetable, fruits and street foods which are famous in An Giang.