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The potted flowers ranging from daisies to marigolds and to lien (Torenia fournieri) among others that you see in the photo are in the flower market section of the Cai Be Floating Market in Cai Be District in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basically a couple of barges with wholesale prices items. Don't have any romantic notions of local people trading/buying/selling items. You literally cruise past in a matter of seconds.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted the experience of visiting a "floating market" in the Mekong Delta, but chose to stay in Vihn Long instead of larger city Can Tho. There wasn't much to see with the Cai Be floating market (though it was a monday morning). Even though other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank rachelhG5898IM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Floating markets, viewing only, not buying. They hang their produce or marketable items from the front of the boat so you know what they are selling. Lots of boats. Love their prop system, as they travel between shallow water and deep water. We travelled with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Belinda D
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Very good tour I will recumand it to my friends. The Guide men tham very good explaining very thing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mohamed C
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Its not everyday you get to hangout at a floating market.There is good eats to be had , & ,good drinks to enjoy as you watch decrepit boats sail by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sherpa798386
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Not Much of a floating Market but let me explain. We travelled from Ho Chi Minh for a day trip with Luxury Tours,who by the way we’re very good and luckily it was just me and my girlfriend on the tour and as the guide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephensonJord
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This was an ok attraction, just make sure to combine the river boat ride with other activities. I.e. a restaurant or home tour. It was a long day to leave Saigon and drive to the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank george60898
Reviewed September 4, 2018

We go with Viking tour and all about 60 so on of us are fell just happy but not much for businesses, good for a tour

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EDWARD H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

A great day tour. Nam our tour guide was wonderful. Shared some very interesting background on the area of Vietnam we were visiting interspersed with his personal life experiences to add an extra level of insight that gave fascinating insight into life in the Mekong...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 758JimH
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Don t waste your time! The whole day trip from HCMC to see the floating market which DOESN'T EXIST ANYMORE!! The pics that you can find on google are either very old OR from the other markets in the south of Mekong delta! Right now...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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kaiserschmarrn2015
September 1, 2018|
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Response from 758JimH | Reviewed this property |
We got to Cai Be floating market around 10 am - as previous reviews have noted there is not much action still going on at that time. We still thoroughly enjoyed the day but if you want to see a busy larger market stay in... More
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Pouzik
November 20, 2016|
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Thank you Beyondthestars. As we have a some days in Ho Chi Minh, I think we will try to book it once we are in the city. Would hate to go all the way to Cai Be only to learn it is closed!
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