Short Floating Market

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220,000vnd/person

 

Long Floating Market

550,000vnd/person
5:30-Departure by boat

 

CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET

CAI RANG LAND MARKET

8:00-Back to the Shack

 

 

 

5:00-Departure by boat

CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET

PHONG DIEN FLOATING MARKET

CACAO FARM

11:30 – Back to the Shack

Guided bike tour

(authentic tour to discover local life)

180,000vnd/person

9:00– Departure by bicycle

HOMEMADE POTTERY
LOCAL RICE MILL
TRADITIONAL DOCTOR VILLAGE PAGODA
RICE WINE PRODUCER
VILLAGE SCHOOL
BLACKSMITH

12:00 – Back to the Shack

Afternoon Boat Tour

110,000vnd/person
16:00 – Departure by boat
Ride on a small river in the Mekong Delta and discover the natural landscape  the local way of life on the river.
17:30– Back to the Shack

Local food trekIMG20151025190217

450,000vnd/person
From 4:30pm to 9:30pm

Go to Can Tho City by boat and eat local specialties such as snake, crocodile, frog, rat and pork rolls with a tour guide to teach you about Vietnamese food culture. Vegetarian options are available. The tour includes drinks (alcoholic & non-alcoholic).

 

Cooking class


15$/person
From 1pm to 3pm (flexible)

Learn how to cook delicious Vietnamese specialities. Choose from anything on our menu.

 

 

Note: Schedule can be changed or cancelled due to weather.

For free, anytime, you can:

– borrow one of our bicycles
– enjoy our fish spa
– go fishing
– have a traditional hot cupping massage




WHAT IS A FLOATING MARKET?

If you have found your way to the Mekong Delta, you cannot afford to miss one of the floating markets or “Cho Noi”. These types of markets can be found in most areas of Mekong. Two of the most famous floating markets are Cai Rang and Phong Dien (in Can Tho City). They have existed for a long time in the region. At floating markets, people buy and sell products from one boat to another.

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Since rivers are the main mode of travel in the Mekong, ferries and boats are very popular for transporting and trading goods. People gather together at different places on the river to sell fruits, often times picked from their own gardens. Afterwards, they purchase goods from the merchants at land markets.

A floating market usually starts at 4 or 5 in the morning and ends when the sun rises around 9 or 10am. Fruits and vegetables such as pineapple, dragon fruit, watermelon, yam, and cabbage are the dominant goods at these floating markets. You can also find garden tools, crafts and Vietnamese breakfasts like “Bun” or “Hu Tieu”.  It can be a challenge to manage chopsticks and a soup bowl while paddling along the river!Floating market-dec-10

Another noticeable feature of the floating market is “Cay Beo”. This is a small pole which is put in front of every boat. The pole is used to advertise what each boat is selling.

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