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Tra Vinh

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Tra Vinh

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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.

By Car

For better and more comfortable for your trips, private car is another choice...Car Rental

Get around

The center 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.


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


Explore the center 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 center). The shop is called Nguyet. Price for a decent automatic is 200.000VND, manual is 100.000-150.000VND. (January 2012)


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) 95,000VND - 170,000VND depending on combination of beds/fan/A/C/hot water/fridge.
  • Duy Tung/Van Thanh Hotel, 151 Le Loi. Has nice rooms. Would not give a room to a single traveler even though the staff had a key ready and multiple keys on room hooks behind her. (July 2012) 200,000VND - 300,000 VND.

Get out

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