Cai Rang floating market in December and Christmas
Cai Rang floating market in December and Christmas

Today is 24th December, the Christmas holiday. We want to show you how the Cai Rang floating market looks like during this time.  It is a light rain in Can Tho which makes the market look quite foggy and cloudy in the early morning. Anyways, the climate is perfect this time of year in Can Tho to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31°C (87.8°F) and 24°C (75.2°F). On average, it rains an insignificant amount. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

By Thomas Vietnam at vemekong.com | Dec 24, 2020 | Can Tho Travel Guide

Can Tho River Touring at the floating market
The floating mini bar serves coffee, hot soya milk, drinks and coconuts
Pineapple boat at the Cai Cang floating market
Foreigners are visiting the floating market on Christmas holiday.
A cute dog at the floating market.
A lot of tropical fruits like mangos, jack fruits, milky apples….at the river market.
Local life and a little noodle soup floating restaurant.
Plenty of veggies and things are marketing from the bamboo stick.
The locals and activities at the market.

Pro tips:

Bring your hat, sunglasses, and sunblock, scarf to wear when visiting temples, pagodas, and the cathedral.

If you plan to extend your stay in the homestay, do not forget to bring mosquito repellent cream.

When visiting the Can Tho city or doing any customized tours, choose reputable providers and boats equipped with lifebuoys and jackets. Safety is a priority!

Can Tho is magnificent itself, but if you have enough time, don’t forget to put other places onto your bucket lists such as rice fields, Gian Gua heritage tree, Bang Lang stork garden, Phong Dien and Cai Rang floating market, Binh Thuy ancient house, Can Tho wildlife & forest…

Bring the raincoat if you travel to Can Tho in the rainy season, as Can Tho always looks fantastic in the full rain and full sun.

Hopefully, the above tips will help you to come up with a great plan for your adventure in Can Tho, Vietnam. Have a safe trip!

“Sleep less, travel more, respect more” – Thomas Vietnam and Thank You!!


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