the most beautiful floating market in Vietnam
Nga Nam floating market located 40km away from Bac Lieu City and travelers can also get there from Soc Trang Province. Nga Nam means five branches of rivers flow into one and that explains why Nga Nam floating market is the most beautiful floating market in Vietnam. Further more, Nga Nam floating market should be considered as the oldest floating market in Vietnam. And if you are looking for a floating market without tourists, Nga nam floating market is perfect for you. It's more crowded and no tourists. small boats and sampans drive back and forth around the river. It's the real floating market that everyone should that their time to see.
How to get there:
If you are in Ho Chi Minh City, you can chose to take a bus to Soc Trang Or Bac Lieu. Soc Trang is recommended in this situation. If you're in Rach Gia Then take a bus to Bac Lieu. Then from Soc Trang City, take a bus or a moto taxi (xe Om) and ask them to drive you to Nga Nam. From there, it takes 15 minutes drive to get to the floating market. Quite difficult to find.
What do to:
rent a boat to get around, but you must visit in the early morning. If you're late, chances are that you will see a boring floating market just like Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho.