Indochina guide on Cai Be Floating Market1368
Mekong Delta is a special watery landscape in the South of Vietnam. Mekong Delta always welcomes visitors on Indochina tours to discover and enjoy a peaceful life in a real countryside. Here, floating markets are really outstanding and considered as one of the most exciting features of Mekong Delta. Cai Be Floating Market, therefore, is becoming increasingly common name in Vietnam tourism.
In Mekong delta, canals appear to be the easiest and fastest means of transport.And for this reason, the image of canals along the river in crowded floating market is truly familiar with the locals here. However, for visitors, cruising through the lush green of vegetables, colorful tropical fruits on small canals brings totally different and interesting experience. Lets immerse yourself on the flow of Mekong River, a river of unique culture, on a full-day boat tour.
Located in Tien River, adjacent to three provinces of Tien Giang, Vinh Long and Ben Tre; Cai Be is one of many famous and very dynamic floating markets in the Western region, which was formed in the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century. In Cai Be floating markets, you do not only find people buying and selling foods, vegetable and fruits but alsoexplore floating restaurants, floating bars, floating gas stations, and many other floating shops. Cai Be Floating Market is always busy when local farmers bring their products to the markets and sell to other dealers.It is really a special city on water surface!
Cai Be floating markets play an indispensable role in daily lives of the locals. Boats are compared to special taxis, which is very convenient for tourists for taking memorial Indochina holidays, discovering unique cultural characteristics of life inwatery landscape and dissolving insuch a beautiful river painting.