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Cai Be Floating Market
Cai Be Floating Market – Source: Internet

Cai Be Floating Market not only brings many typical cultural features of the Mekong River region but is also an attractive tourist destination to help visitors admire the beauty of Cai Be Floating Market and the traditional trading culture of the people in the West.

Location

One of the three biggest wholesale markets in the Southwest, along with Cai Rang and Nga Bay floating markets, the floating market is adjacent to three provinces: Tien Giang, Ben Tre, and Vinh Long. As a result, Cai Be floating market is constantly crowded with people buying everything from seafood to household items and beverages.

Direction

Visitors can reach the floating market by many means such as motorbikes, personal cars, buses… but the most exciting thing is still going by motorbike. Motorcycling to the Cai Be floating market will be a novel experience and provide guests with many priceless memories. It is around 80 kilometers long. You can travel via Vo Van Kiet and Kinh Duong Vuong Road to National Highway 1A. To go to Trung Nu Vuong, turn onto Provincial Road 875 after which you must travel a further distance to reach Cai Be floating market.

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The most ideal time of year to visit Cai Be Floating Market

Time to travel to Cai Be Floating Market
Time to travel to Cai Be Floating Market – Source: Internet

You should arrive between early morning and dawn if you want to view the packed activities, boats, and types of underwater trading here.The morning is when the market is bustling, trading the most and gathering various agricultural products. To prevent being late, pay attention to the market break at 8 o’clock.

It is advised to visit the floating market in the afternoon to observe the activities of the people on the boats, one of the peculiarities of the Southwest, for those who enjoy alone and serenity. It would be best to go around 16:00 in the afternoon, with less sun. There will be times when you can see the river’s sunset. The evening is also when the whole market emerges with lights, a little poetic and sad. This is regarded as the prettiest and most glittering moment of this floating market.

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What are the unique things of Cai Be Floating Market?

The unique beauty of Cai Be Floating Market in Tien Giang
The unique beauty of Cai Be Floating Market in Tien Giang – Source: Internet

Boats trade items in the floating market in the province of Tien Giang. The traditional traits of the market in the Mekong Delta are still present here. Prominent is the transfer station of fruits and products to all regions. Each boat is hung with poles so buyers can quickly identify and not have to invite it.

You can hire a boat to go to Cai Be floating market with roughly 10 to 15 seats if you want to tour this market in its entirety. The cost is between 500,000 and 800,000 VND. For a cost of 150,000–200,000 VND for 3–5 persons, you can rent a three-leaf boat here if you desire a pleasurable experience. If you want to purchase a package ticket to tour the floating market, authentic villages, and orchards… With a variety of goods, Cai Be floating market is well-known for specialty fruits like green pomelo, Lo Ram milk breast, Cai Be tangerine,… and has the greatest quantity of fruits in Tien Giang. Other provinces like Vinh Long, Ho Chi Minh City, Ca Mau,… come here to buy goods. The Cai Be floating market in Tien Giang now trades food items, fruits, and agricultural products to meet the requirements of the populace.

a visual taste of the locals’ lives
Avisual taste of the locals’ lives in Cai Ba Floating Market – Source: Internet

The Cai Be floating market in Tien Giang now trades food items, fruits, and agricultural products to meet the requirements of the populace. Small canoes crept between fruit boats, mainly selling drinking water and breakfast for marketers: wet cake, Hu Tieu, congee, soup cake, spring rolls, coffee, tea… Between the four rivers, visitors can unwind while enjoying a cup of coffee..

From 13-16h, when the water is clear, the isle beaches emerge, and people in many neighboring islets, especially those in the area, pull to take a mud bath. The river was being navigated by hundreds of boats.

One of the popular tourist attractions in Tien Giang that both local and foreign visitors frequent is the Cai Be Floating Market.Therefore, if you can come to Tien Giang, take advantage of the opportunity to experience exciting things in this countryside. Other specialties associated with the West of the river is fruit. This is also the most traded and exchanged specialty in Cai Be Tien Giang Floating Market. Besides, you can enjoy other delicious dishes at the floating market early in the morning, such as old salad vermicelli, banh canh, Hu Tieu…

Floating coffee is also a unique culture of people in the West of the river in most floating markets. Enjoy a cup of delicious coffee right on boats and canoes. Nothing is better than relaxing under the vast, immense sky and the bustling and joyful atmosphere.

Cai Be Floating Market Tien Giang is one of the most suggested destinations in Mekong Delta of Vietnam. This unique floating market not only attracts people with its unique and new beauty on the same river but also because of its simplicity and rustic nature, which is only available in some places. For those who want to escape the dust to a peaceful village, this exciting floating market is an attractive destination for learning, resting, eating on boats and canoes and watching beautiful sightseeing.

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