Phong Dien Floating Market

Phong Dien floating market is located just three rivers, where river distributaries from Can Tho and Hau rivers, the center of Can Tho city about 17 km to the southeast.

 Cho usually about 4-5 heading into the sun in the morning and early growth to 7-8 hours when the sun is high, the market is thawing.

Phong Dien Floating Market

Phong Dien Floating Market

Phong Dien floating market is located just three rivers, where river distributaries from Can Tho and Hau rivers, the center of Can Tho city about 17 km to the southeast. Cho usually about 4-5 heading into the sun in the morning and early growth to 7-8 hours when the sun is high, the market it hawing.

Phong Dien Floating Market- Vietnam markets: Phong Dien Floating Market 20 kilometres southwest of Can Tho, the best floating market in the Mekong Delta.

Boats loaded with produce from nearby orchards of the Mekong Delta converge to the floating market. They carry mostly fruits but also coconuts, vegetables and fishes.

Buyers are local traders with bigger boats snapping everything by the bushels and resell at local markets or to wholesale dealers from big cities, often for a handsome profit.

Large floating markets are not complete without its floating restaurants, floating gas stations and an occasional tour boat filled with tourists.

Perhaps the best floating market in the Mekong Delta, Phong Dien Floating Market has fewer motorised craft and more stand-up rowing boats. It’s less crowded than Cai Rang and there are far fewer tourists. The market is at its bustling best between 6am and 8am.

It is theoretically possible to do a whirl- wind boat trip here, visiting the small canals on the way and finishing back at the Cai Rang floating market. This journey should take approximately five hours return from Can Tho.

You could catch bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Can Tho, then stay overnight at Can Tho to enjoy early morning Phong Dien floating market.

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