Can Tho Overview
Can Tho is the main centre in the Mekong Delta, being a hub for Vietnamese culture, politics and transportation. This city is in the centre of southern Vietnam, on three rivers, and makes a fine break from Ho Chi Minh City.
Can Tho Tourism is booming, with people using it as a base for boat trips on the Delta and also as a day trip place from Hochiminh city. The city has floating markets and fruit stalls, and boasts many unique attractions and waterfront restaurants.
Can Tho with floating markets and the plentiful cruises that are an integral part of its overall popularity. Located along different stretches of the river, the floating markets commence at the crack of dawn and see hundreds of traditional 'sampan' boats gather, with their wares piled high. Cai Rang market is amongst the best market here and is at its most appealing in the morning, before the temperatures begin to rise. Besides markets, there is still much to see and enjoy in the city, with Mekong River cruises and boat trips along the city's immense network of canals being recommended. The tourists may like to spend an afternoon cooling down at the Can Tho Water Park, or simply relaxing at the peaceful My Khanh Gardens.