All Things You Should Know Before Travelling to Tra Vinh

To have the full experience of Tra Vinh tourism, you should also take some time to learn something about this land before you go. Tra Vinh is one of the provinces located on the coast of the Mekong Delta. It bordering Vinh Long, Soc Trang, Ben Tre and having 65 km of coastline.

In recent years, Tra Vinh has been evaluated as one of the provinces with rich potential in cultural and historical tourism. Especially when tourists come to Tra Vinh. They really want to explore various types of tourism. Such as beach holiday, garden water, the coastal floating dunes specializing in specialty fruit gardens ... And of course, they also do not forget to learn about the cultural identity of the ancient land of the three ethnic Kinh, Khmer and Hoa.

When is the best time to travel to Tra Vinh?

You can come to Tra Vinh in any season. There are many festivals here. It will be great if coming to Tra Vinh on special occasions, especially in Cau Ke district.

In July, the seven lunar and the Vu Lan festivals were held at all four of Mr. Bon's temples:

  • Middle Pagoda (Van Ung Phong cung) on ​​days 8, 9, 10;
  • Chua Cay Xanh (Nien Phong Cung) in 2 days 15, 16;
  • Giong Lon Pagoda (Minh Duc Cung) on ​​19, 20
  • Chua Chuy (Van Nien Phong palace) from 25 to 28. The Vu Lan festival at the pagodas is fun, but it is rich and bold with the identity of Trieu Chau ethnicity (Hoa) above all at Cho pagoda (Van Nien Phong palace).

How to go to Tra Vinh from Ho Chi Minh City?

The distance from the center of Ho Chi Minh City - Tra Vinh city is nearly 200 km. If you ride a motorbike, you will lose 3-4 hours of travel. But you should note, in order to be able to run a motorbike, you need to have good health, good driving ability and most importantly, a passion for burning.

The advantage of riding a motorbike is that you will admire the beautiful scenery along the way, discover many interesting things. In addition, when you come to Tra Vinh, you do not have to worry about transportation in the inner city.

If you do not want to go to Tra Vinh by motorbike , you can go to the Mien Dong bus station to catch a bus to Tra Vinh. The address of the Western coach station is: 395 Kinh Duong Vuong, An Lac Ward, Binh Tan District, Ho Chi Minh City. Please contact to buy a ticket, ask about the time of the route, avoid the case of buying late tickets and running out of good seats.

Some car companies run Ho Chi Minh City - Tra Vinh route :

1: Mai Linh Bus 2: Tan Cuong Bus

  • In Saigon, the car picks up passengers at 296B Tran Phu, District 5, near An Dong Market. The car leaves from 6 am to 6 pm, with one trip per hour.
  • In Tra Vinh, bus pick up and drop off at 89 Pham Hong Thai and 545 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai. Vehicles leave at 1h, 2h, 3h, 4h, 7h, 8h, 9h, 11h, 13h, 17h.

Thanh Thuy Bus

  • The car departs in Tra Vinh from 0h to 18h. The car departs in Ho Chi Minh City from 1h to 22h. Particularly, high quality cars have seats that depart at 1h, 2h, 3h.
  • In Ho Chi Minh City, the bus picks up at 276 - 280 Tran Phu, near the District 5 tax office. In Tra Vinh, the car picks up passengers at 28 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 2, Tra Vinh City.

Travelling within the city of Tra Vinh

Arriving in Tra Vinh, you will have to find the good car or taxi company to go to tourist sites, sightseeing. You can choose the following taxi companies in Tra Vinh:

  • Thanh Thuy Taxi - Tra Vinh: 0743 86 86 86
  • Mai Linh Taxi - Tra Vinh: 0743 754 888

Accommodation in Tra Vinh

Experience the tour of Tra Vinh, there are a few motels and hotels in Tra Vinh also have motorbike rental service. You can rent motorbikes by day, only from 150,000 VND, while saving costs can be more active in time.

Most motels and hotels in Tra Vinh are concentrated in Tra Vinh city. From here to the places to visit is also very convenient; moreover, you don't have to worry about finding restaurants, restaurants or shopping addresses if you are in downtown Tra Vinh.

A few motels and hotels in Tra Vinh you can choose:

  • Cuu Long Hotel: No. 999 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 7, Tra Vinh City.
  • Duy Phuong Hotel: Hamlet 5, Ward 8, Tra Vinh City.
  • Duy Tung Hotel: No. 6 Dien Bien Phu, Ward 2, Tra Vinh City.
  • Gia Hoa Hotel 1: No. 75 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 7, Tra Vinh City.
  • Hoa Anh Dao Hotel: Hamlet 4 Pham Ngu Lao, Ward 1, Tra Vinh city.
  • Hoan My Hotel: No. 105A Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 7, Tra Vinh City.
  • Hoang Ngoc Hotel: No. 5 Le Thanh Ton, Ward 2, Tra Vinh City.

Sightseeing in Tra Vinh

Ba Dong Beach

  • It's located at Truong Long Hoa commune, Duyen Hai district, about 55km from the center of Tra Vinh town.

Ba Dong beach was exploited very early. Here when the French colonialists built a resort here. Today, Ba Dong beach still retains the rare wildness. Sea does not have white sand and blue sea like the seas in the Central region. Due to the effects of silt, the sea here is quite turbid. The coast has wild parrot trees in the wild. If you are seafood lover so let come to Ba Dong beach.

Ba Om pond and pagoda

Ba Om pond is up to 39,000m2, of which more than 10,000m2 is the pond area. Around the pond is a lot of old trees over a hundred years old. This pond is quite similar in shape to the square, so many people call it Square pond. Next to the pond there is the famous An ancient pagoda, and beautiful. Most visitors to Ba Om pond visit the pagoda.

Nôdol Pagoda

  • Address: Giong Lon hamlet, Dai An commune, Tra Cu district, about 40 km south of Tra Vinh town.
  • Directions: From Tra Vinh city, you go along National Road 54, then continue to walk Highway 25 to Phuoc Hung and go to provincial road 914 to reach Co Pagoda (40km from the center of Tra Vinh city).

Nôdol Pagoda Pagoda, also known as the Cò Pagoda or Giồng Lớn Pagoda. This is an old temple, quite big. The pagoda follows the unique Khmer architecture in Tra Vinh. The campus of the temple is also the place where the storks come to nest and breed. So besides the main name, people also call this temple the Co pagoda.

Tram Be Pagoda

Tram Be pagoda is actually the common name of the temples. Because Mr. Tram Be invested in building or restoring old pagodas, Tram Be pagodas in Tra Vinh were built in Tra Cu district, in the countryside. there are including:

  • Vam Ray Pagoda: Vam Ray Hamlet, Ham Tan Commune, Tra Cu District
  • Ca Hom Pagoda: Ham Giang commune, Tra Cu district
  • Ba Sat Pagoda
  • Pô-Đổng Pagoda
  • Ben Yes Pagoda
  • New Pagoda
  • Ta Dieu Pagoda

Hang Pagoda

  • Address: cluster 3, Chau Thanh town, Chau Thanh district,
  • Driving directions: From Tra Vinh town to 5km in the south, going through the sewer to prevent salinity from Phuong Phuong is coming to Hang pagoda.

Hang Pagoda also has another name, Mong Ray (Kamponyixprdle), but people here are known as Hang pagoda because of the architecture of the Hang pagoda. Half the area of ​​the pagoda is natural forest, with many large and tall trees, and a nesting place for many birds. On either side of the main entrance to the temple are two large Yak statues of real people.

Islet of Tan Qui

  • Address: An Phu Tan commune, Cau Ke district, more than 45 km northwest of Tra Vinh city.
  • Directions: From Tra Vinh City, go along National Highway 53, then Route 7, 911, then continue on National Highway 54 to An Phu Tan Commune (about 46km from the center of Tra Vinh City).

Tan Qui islet has an area of ​​929 ha located in the middle of Hau river. The isle is famous for its orchards with its branches. Every year, on the occasion of Lunar New Year (Lunar New Year 5/5). It's the time when tourists gather about the biggest island. Because this is the Vu Lan festival at Van Nien Phong Cung temple, Cau Ke town is also the time to enter. the main harvest of fruits in the island. You can find some special fruits here: Such as: mangosteen, durian, rambutan, Sanh orange, pomelos of five whips, strawberries ... and are evaluated as high quality in the region.

Come here and watch the garden, you can ride a bike, or take a boat on the river, go hunting the mop with the people here, ..

Long Tri islet

  • Address: Long Duc commune, about 3km from the center of Tra Vinh city in the North
  • Directions: From Tra Vinh city, you follow the road 1 to go to Long Duc ferry and go by boat to Long Tri island.

Long Tri islet covers an area of ​​336 hectares, specializing in specialized fruit trees such as: longan, plum, mango, pomelo ... mixed with the species of plants that are endemic to saline intrusion areas. Such as cork, water coconut, and many species of birds, ... Here are many delicious but the most delicious dishes is sour soup of catfish.

Specialties should enjoy in Tra Vinh

What to eat when coming to Tra Vinh? In addition to the entertainment venues. You are very curious about Tra Vinh specialties in this land, right? So, please take a moment to stroll around the city center and enjoy the specialties of Tra Vinh. Such as Bun suong, Mam Ba Dong, Da Loc rice cake, vermicelli, dried shrimp, and chili lemongrass ...

Here are some cheap delicious restaurants Tra Vinh. In general, the food here is quite delicious, hygienic, friendly service style. And most importantly, the price is very reasonable, not too expensive.

  • Dong Khoi noodle soup: Dong Khoi, Tra Vinh or No. 4 - Nguyen Thai Hoc - Tra Vinh
  • Dinh Y restaurant: 152 Tran Quoc Tuan - Ward 2 - Tra Vinh
  • Tra Vinh Hu Tieu: Pham Thai Buong - Tra Vinh
Tra Vinh

Discover Hot Vacation Spots In Tra Vinh


Our difference

Origin Vietnam Responsible travel for Sharing Benefit with Local Community.

A small thing we do on our tours can make a big difference, so everyone at Origin Vietnam Travel, we strive our best to minimize the impacts while giving maximum enjoyment from your traveling experience. Continue reading ..

Not sure where to go next? We're here to inspire you

Customize Private Vietnam Tours & Travels tailor-made by our local specialists. Start planning your authentic insider Vietnam holiday & trips now
Customized Tour!