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A place to rent motorbikes is located on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai 42B (about 5-10 minute walk from the centre). The shop is called Nguyet. Price for a decent automatic is 200,000 VND, manual is 100,000 - 150,000 VND. (January 2012)
 
A place to rent motorbikes is located on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai 42B (about 5-10 minute walk from the centre). The shop is called Nguyet. Price for a decent automatic is 200,000 VND, manual is 100,000 - 150,000 VND. (January 2012)
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* <listing name="Tam Tri Sai Gon General Hospital, TMMC Healthcare" alt="Tam Tri Sai Gon General Hospital, TMMC Healthcare" address="171/3 Truong Chinh, District 12, HCMC" directions="Adjacent to Vinh Phuoc Pagoda" phone="(08) 6255 7182" url="http://www.tmmchealthcare.com/en/hospital/tam-tri-sai-gon-general-hospital/#tab-contact" hours="Mon-Sun 7:00-19:00" price="US$8" lat="" long="" email="[email protected]" fax="">. General hospital, good in Cancer, Orthopedic and Emergency Medicine. Consultation fee is affordable, international/ domestic private insurance coverage. Accept Credit Card. English speaking staff</listing>
  
 
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Revision as of 07:15, 12 December 2014

Tra Vinh is a city in Southern Vietnam.

Get in

There are direct (mini)buses from HCMC. Another option is to arrive by boat. Eather private chartered or you can try to get on a cargo boat from for example Ben Tre.

Get around

The centere itself is small enough to cover on foot, to explore the greater area you can rent a bike from the tourist office or via some hotels. Tourist office also sells a map (20.000VND, January 2012) which covers both the city and the province of Tra Vinh.

See

There is a nice and big market right in the center. The city also has some Khmer pagodas.

Do

Explore the centre on foot, or rent a bike to see the province of Tra Vinh. The beach side supposed to be one of the nicest in the Mekong Delta.

A place to rent motorbikes is located on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai 42B (about 5-10 minute walk from the centre). The shop is called Nguyet. Price for a decent automatic is 200,000 VND, manual is 100,000 - 150,000 VND. (January 2012)

Medical services

  • Tam Tri Sai Gon General Hospital, TMMC Healthcare (Tam Tri Sai Gon General Hospital, TMMC Healthcare), 171/3 Truong Chinh, District 12, HCMC (Adjacent to Vinh Phuoc Pagoda), (08) 6255 7182 (), [1]. Mon-Sun 7:00-19:00. . General hospital, good in Cancer, Orthopedic and Emergency Medicine. Consultation fee is affordable, international/ domestic private insurance coverage. Accept Credit Card. English speaking staff US$8.

Sleep

There are some affordable hotels in the center.

  • Phuong Dong Hotel, 1A Phan Dinh Phuong St., 074 865 486. Has simple but clean rooms with motorbike parking and wifi. Some rooms have a balcony. Not much English appears to be spoken.(July 2012) 95,000 VND - 170,000 VND depending on combination of beds/fan/air-con/hot water/fridge.
  • Duy Tung/Van Thanh Hotel, 151 Le Loi. Has nice rooms. 200,000 - 300,000 VND.
  • TraVinh Palace, 03 Le Thanh Ton St, 074 3864999. Recently renovated hotel. Single room 260,000 VND with air-con / balcony / fast WIFI

Get out

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