One of Can Tho’s secrets is the Can Tho fruit garden where a real traveler always adds it to their wishlist. “It is a very fun, educational and responsible activity to go to the village and local area when you travel” an insider said.
1. Better to Know as a Tourist
Ticket: Free or 20,000VND (for some gardens)
Spend-time: One and a half hour (approx)
Hours: Dawn – dusk
Food: Yes, local fruits
Shop: Fresh fruits
Parking lot: Yes and a short walking
Address: There are many fruit gardens in Cai Rang, Phong Dien floating market. About 10km to 20km from Can Tho city center.
Added values: Most of the amazing tropical orchards are organic and environmentally gardens. The visitors always enjoy the fresh seasonal fruits from the gardens. You can explore Can Tho’s countryside, cool villages, small canals, local roads and gardens by walking or cycling.
Nearby attractions and hidden gems: Looking for places to stop on your way to and from Can Tho fruit garden? Or maybe you found it too crowded here? We’ve got some ideas! Check out our list: Cai Rang floating market (20 minutes away), organic cacao farm (20 minutes away), Can Tho rice noodle factory (30 minutes away), Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen monastery (30 minutes away).
2. Travel Guide to Can Tho Fruit Garden
Fruit is seasonal. If you really look for a beautiful fruit garden, you should plan to see it during the wet season. When the rain comes, the flowers blossom and the yummy fruit grows. Top tip: It is prettier to see the garden in the morning.
Book Can Tho Tours with fruit gardens:
Boat, bike, scooter, and car are some means of transportation to reach the Can Tho fruit garden. It just depends on your styles and how much time you have. Because the garden is in the countryside and the small road you go to, the authentic garden you will see. As a local, we prefer taking a small boat, sampan or bicycle to go. Top tip: Making a ride of your life around the Mekong canal and fruit garden by bike or scooter is a great and amazing trip.
3. What to Do – See – Eat at Can Tho Fruit Garden
If you visit the right garden, you will see more things than your expectations. First, you take a walk around the garden and explore different native tropical trees and see how flowers and fruits grow from dragon fruit, durian fruit, rambutan, Vietnamese green orange, pomelo, longan, guava, rose apple, cacao, mango, and a lot more. Second, you also capture some colorful flowers like lotus, water lily and fruit flowers. Third, you will see fish and try the monkey bridge. Last, the gardener will serve you the selective seasonal fruits in their garden. Top tip: If you have a local tour guide, you absolutely enjoy more and learn more via this cultural and educational trip.
4. Free Itineraries from VeMekong
As a local travel expert, we have some ideas for you to think about.
From Can Tho city center:
Route 1: Hotel in Can Tho center – boat station – floating market – rice noodle factory – Can Tho fruit garden – hotel in Can Tho center [half day]
Route 2: Hotel in Can Tho center – boat station – floating market – rice noodle factory – biking in the village – fruit gardens – hotel in Can Tho center [half day]
Route 3: Hotel in Can Tho center – boat station – floating market – rice noodle factory – fruit garden– organic cacao farm – Local lunch – hotel in Can Tho center [full day]
Book Can Tho Tours with fruit gardens:
If you do not have much time left, it is easy to check out spots in one full day by boat or with bike or with motorbike and car. But there are much more than tourist sites like these in Can Tho. Make sure you have more time to feel and explore more about the hidden gems and the culture, food, night life, wildlife and forest as well. Top tip: Stay in a homestay nearby, so you have more chances to visit it and surroundings. If you are looking for the package Can Tho day tour with local, you can contact www.vemekong.com or Hotline/WhatsApp/WeChat/Zalo +84939888559; email: email@example.com
5. Google Maps of Can Tho Fruit Garden
Google Maps made a name for itself helping people travel from one place to another, avoid traffic (You probably know the route from your hotel to the gas station by heart, but what you can’t be sure about is gridlock), measure a distance, get back to the hotel on time, share the location…
6. Visit Can Tho Fruit Garden by yourself
Solo traveller? Travelling on your own means you will get out of any difficult situations by yourself. This, in turn, leads to more satisfying travel experiences and helps you improve your problem-solving skills. These days we rarely get the chance to sit with ourselves and simply be. That’s why you should consider the time you spend alone on your trip as a gift.
It is possible for solo travellers to use google maps and do it alone. But sometimes they need to update local maintained roads and bridges which close and lead you a longer road than the road from google maps. It is just about the time. It takes more time to find the correct garden to come. Adventure is always fun. Wifi is strong in Can Tho village! The locals find it hard to speak English as well. Top tip: Sticking to one canal and keeping going along it which gives you more things to see and avoids getting lost. Contact vemekong.com to hire a car, scooter with English-speaking-guide or cycling tours in Can Tho
7. Responsible Travel and Advice to Visit Can Tho Fruit Garden
Don’t get us wrong. But we assure you that you totally agree with us. “Do not give candy and things to the children when you plan to visit any local villages”, the kids will leave the school and follow the sweets and later they find some things to give you or sell to you. The garden is a little forest, don’t pick and touch the flowers or fruits without the local’s smiles. We deal with traveling green and leaving green behind, not plastic. Top tip: Can Tho River Tour and Vemekong.com are some of the companies that care a lot about responsible travel and local respectation.
8. Amazing Video flycam/drone of Can Tho Fruit Garden (4k)
If a picture says a thousand words, it stands to reason that the video says many times more.
9. Incredible Tips for Photography, Specialists, KOLs, Media and Influencers
To get the best of the best for your unique writing, featuring, photo, video and insider’s stories. We do recommend you to have a local travel expert, the one who always gets more ground information and makes sure every single element is solved perfectly. Vemekong (very exclusive Mekong) team is your priority choice. Email and have a private talk with them to customize your journey smoothly, personal and the most ultimately amazing. You can contact www.vemekong.com or Hotline/WhatsApp/WeChat/Zalo +84939888559; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
10. Pro Tips
If you plan to extend your travel to Can Tho homestay, do not forget to bring mosquito repellent cream.
Visit Can Tho or do any customized tours, please choose reputable providers with boat trips equipped with lifebuoys, jackets, motorcycle and cycling tours with the helmets and. Safety is a priority! Choose Can Tho responsible tours which help you give back while traveling. It’s a cliché, but it’s true.
Can Tho food & drink guide ranges from street food, authentic, fancy to fusion foods. As a tropical land of many fresh vegetables and homegrown gardens, which always make Can Tho cuisines fresh, close to nature and very traditional. If you are a food lover, don’t hesitate to put other bites onto your food lists such as Cong cake in Can Tho, Ut Dzach Fine Rice Vermicelli…
Bring your hat, sunglasses, and sunblock, scarf to wear when visiting temples, pagodas, and the cathedral.
Bring the raincoat if you’re planning a trip to Can Tho in the rainy season, as Can Tho always looks fantastic in the full rain and full sun.
Can Tho tourist attractions are magnificent itself, but if you have enough time, don’t forget to put other places onto your bucket lists such as Can Tho Wildlife & Forest, Binh Thuy Ancient House, Organic Cacao farm, Can Tho Floating Markets, Can Tho Small Canals & Sampan Ride, Can Tho Paddy Rice Fields, Can Tho Giant Ficus Tree – Secret VC base, Can Tho Rice Noodle Factory, Cai Rang floating market, Can Tho Old Market, Phong Dien floating market, Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen Monastery, Can Tho to Con Dao – Express boat, Son Islet – Community-based Tourism…
Hopefully, the above tips will help you to come up with a great plan for your adventure in Can Tho, Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Have a safe trip!
“Sleep less, travel more, respect more” – Thomas Vietnam – Local travel expert.