All Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Hau Giang

The poignant lyrics of the song Ba Ba mentioned to Hau Giang - a peaceful land. If you are tired of the bustling life. Let come to Hau Giang to discover the lush gardens and fruit with the nature of the river. Experience of travel Hau Giang with ORIGINVIETNAM.COM will help you have general knowledge about this beautiful land.

How Travel to Hau Giang is unique?

Hau Giang tourism attracts tourists by its idyllic beauty with a picture of a peaceful countryside with rich rice fields, rich canals and a peaceful and quiet life. Coming to Hau Giang. You will fully admire the beauty of the West River. With beautiful nature and heroic historical achievements.

When is the best time to go to Hau Giang?

The climate in the South is famous for two season. It's divided in to rainy and sunny season. But in Hau Giang the climate is mild all year round. So you can come here at any time of the year. But in the dry season, it is from October to September the next time is the most convenient time to explore Hau Giang.

How to go to Hau Giang?

To travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Hau Giang province. You can consider the following two routes:

Route 1: Starting from Ho Chi Minh City, you go to National Highway 1A, go straight to My Yen to Ben Luc Bridge. When crossing the bridge, you run about 14km more to cross Tan An bridge and run straight through Tan An city and to Tien Giang land. You continue to run straight to My Tho city, then turn right along National Highway 1A for another 65km to My Thuan bridge. From here you continue to go another 33km to go to Can Tho territory, passing Can Tho bridge for another 10km and you have reached Hau Giang

Line 2: You start from Ho Chi Minh City to Binh Chanh. Then run straight to HCM-Trung Luong highway for another 50km. After that turn right down to National Highway 1A, going about 5km further to My Tho. Then from My Tho, you follow the road No. 1 to arrive. Note for route 2 only for cars

With a distance of 240km from Saigon, visitors can completely travel to Hau Giang by private vehicles. Such as private cars and motorbikes. However, tourists who have experience in Hau Giang tourism often choose to travel by bus or private car with diver to ensure safety and do not spend too much energy on the way. That you will have healthy enough to explore tour Hau Giang is more complete.

Travel to Hau Giang by publish bus

To ensure safety and health for the trip, most of you choose to move to Hau Giang by bus. You can easily buy tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Hau Giang in Mien Dong bus station with an amount of about VND 120,000 / trip. You can refer to some reputable garage information as follows:

  • Phuong Trang:Route of Saigon-Vi Thanh (Hau Giang), exit at West bus station, phone number: 08 38309309.
  • Mai Linh:Route to Saigon-Vi Thanh, exit at West bus station, phone number: 08 39393939.
  • Tan Hong Phuoc:Running Vi Thanh-Ha Tien route, phone number: 711 3876759 - 0989 63613

Where to stay in Hau Giang (Accommodation recommended)

Most tourists to Hau Giang want to experience a peaceful and simple life in the water area. So they are mostly budget hotels with a price of only a few hundred thousand dong per night. You can refer to information of some hotels in Hau Giang such as:

Guest house of Provincial Party Committee of Hau Giang

  • Address: Nguyen Cong Tru, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3581806

An Phuong Hotel

  • Address: No. 58, Nguyen Cong Tru, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3580 212

Phuong Nhu Hotel

  • Address: 57, Đường 3/2, Ward 5, Vị Thanh city, Hậu Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3581 469

Phong Nha Hotel

  • Address: Doan Thi Diem, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3580 282

Ai Van Hotel

  • Address: Tran Hung Dao Street, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3877 548

Thanh Huong Hotel

  • Address: 45-4, Hai Thuong Lan Ong, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3876 361

Huynh Tuoi Hotel

  • Address: 3/2 Street 3/2, Zone 3, Ward 5, Vi Thanh and Hau Giang cities
  • Phone: 0711 3876 776, 876 999

Thanh Dat Hotel

  • Address: 263, Nguyen Cong Tru, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3877149

hanh Xuan Hotel

  • Address: 02 Nguyen Cong Tru, Ward 1, Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang
  • Phone: 0711 3876215

Sightseeing in Hau Giang

Nga Bay floating market

Referring to Hau Giang, every visitor will remember the familiar image of Nga Bay floating market. The floating market in the middle of the meeting of the seven rivers. It is also the origin of the name Nga Bay. Here always takes place the busiest trading activity of the Mekong Delta provinces. When visiting here, visitors will feel the shopping on the river with many cultural features imbued with local identity. It's one of the most famous vacation spot in Vietnam

Vi Thuy Melaleuca forest eco-tourism area.

Vi Thuy Melaleuca forest in Vi Thuy district with a total area of ​​up to 200ha. This is the famous primeval forest in Hau Giang. Where it is home to many freshwater wildlife, as well as for aquaculture. Not only that, it also cultivates long-term fruit trees, bonsai gardens, builds the rest houses and cultural exhibitions of local ethnic groups.

Tay Do ecological tourist area

Tay Do eco-tourism area is about 20ha. Where there are countless kinds of ornamental plants, fruit trees, fish farming ... Visitors coming here are not only enjoying the fresh air. But also fishing, sailing, listen to amateur music, and enjoy specialties in Hau Giang in particular and in the West in general.

Lung Ngoc Hoang ecological area

An extremely impressive name is Lung Ngoc Hoang talking about mangrove ecological conservation area in Phung Hiep, Hau Giang. This reserve is over 280ha, of which more than 1.400ha are Melaleuca forest and nacre forest, Acacia mangium .... Besides, there are about 315 ha of swamp is the residence of many types of brackish water fish. Such as white, cascade ... The flora here is extremely impressive to over 200 species. Especially the precious waterbirds. This is the most attractive eco-tourism area in Hau Giang.

Hau Giang specialties

Thac La Cuom fish

Traveling to Hau Giang without eating Thac La Cuom fish is considered as not going. Served in most restaurants here. And people have long considered this dish to be a unique specialty in Hau Giang. The most popular, dish from this fish is the fried lettuce. The sweet and spicy sweet taste makes the king never fade.

Vermicelli Chicken salad

The food at first glance is very simple like the fish sauce dish. But the taste inside them is not simple at all. Vermicelli chicken salad cooked with tamarind, giving sweet and sour taste to eat forever without getting bored. When enjoying this dish, you must eat with shrimp, water spinach, banana flower, the new flavor is perfect. This is the soul of Hau Giang cuisine.

Soi Mam

What is Hau Giang specialties? This dish is very interesting at the stage of enjoying, 3 stones are heated to the middle of the table, marinated pork is sliced ​​thinly. When eating, they put the meat on the stone until it is ripe, then eat the raw vegetables. The taste of this dish is extremely special.

Ngat fish

It's delicious dishes especially in Hau Giang are very cunning. They only live in deep water where there are up to 2-3m. So catching them is very difficult. But contrary to the difficulty of catching, the taste of Ngat fish is very delicious. Fresh fish is processed into a lot of dishes. But the most delicious and attractive is still the Ngat fish on the banana peel, grilled on charcoal stove. With this method, the fish retains its natural sweetness.

With the experiences of Hau Giang travel hope to help you feel more excited with your upcoming trip to this amazing area. Happy Travel!

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