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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 2 days ago 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.

Thank george60898
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank EDWARD H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Jim H
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

7  Thank KamilaF450
Reviewed May 8, 2018

This was a wonderful experience. We have visited other floating markets around the world but we really enjoyed this one. The weather was perfect and we were finished with our trip before the crowds arrived. We bought a few cute souvenirs and enjoyed watching everyone....More

Thank Sylvia315
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Visiting the Cai Be floating market was a real education, especially stepping ashore and visiting a workshop demonstrating the versatility of Vietnam's No. 1 agricultural product. In addition to being the main staple of just about every Vietnamese meal, rice is also used to make...More

Thank DRGilbert
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited the Csi Be Floating markets along with a few local markets. Experimenting with various local honey healing methodologies, rice popping sweet snacks. Scorpion and Snake alcoholic beverages and healing. Coconut sweets etc Dung our tour guide was very informative and...More

Thank chalwynv
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

There is no floating market in Cai Be. If you want to see about 6 big boats floating in the river, than that's the right adress for you - otherwise you should absolutely not go there. On the picture you see the "Cai be floating...More

5  Thank Steffi A
Reviewed April 1, 2018

A different but interesting experience. Probably not for the tourist to experience hands on but certainly you could see the experience and convenience for the locals. If a local it would certainly be a convenient and good way to shop.

Thank JohnandFi1953
Reviewed March 25, 2018

You could almost think this now just a tourist trap, but I don't think it is. Very interesting to see a typical vietnamese market, with live fish and prawns on offer....certainly fresh!

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kaiserschmarrn2015
September 1, 2018|
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Response from Jim H | 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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