Travel Trips

Tien Giang is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta, where the Tien and Vam Co Dong rivers pass through, which is enriched with alluvial soils and is famous for many kinds of fresh fruit such as breast milk Lo Ren, mango Cai Be, durian, ... In addition, Cai Be floating market or Vinh Trang pagoda are interesting tourist destinations that you should not miss when exploring this land.

1. The best time to visit Tien Giang

The best time to visit Tien Giang is from February to September because this is the season of many kinds of fresh fruit of the West.

- February is the breast milk season.

- March to April is the mango season.

- May to July is season of durian and rambutan.

- August to September is season of the logan.

2. How to get to Tien Giang

Tien Giang is about 70km away from Ho Chi Minh City, so you can easily go there by bus or motorbike. Another way that if you want to avoid having to worry about the means, you should set yourself a package tour at Vietnam Charm Travel. We will provide you with all the service costs and you will have much time to explore the favorite destinations throughout your journey.

2.1. By bus

You can go to main bus station in Ho Chi Minh city and buy tickets or you want to take a bus tour, please contact Vietnam Charm Travel directly. Here, we would to show you some good bus company that you can get on and go to Tien Giang.

BUS COMPANY ROUTE DEPART ARRIVAL PHONE NUMBER
NGOC ANH SAI GON - CAI LAY 8:00 OR 11:00 10:00 OR 13:00 0975949969
HOANG KHAI SAI GON - CAI BE 8:00 OR 5:00 9:15 OR 6:15 UPDATING
GO CONG TAY SAI GON - GO CONG 5:00 7:00 09114316220
PHUONG TRANG SAI GON - DONG TAM 6:00 10:00 19006067
THANH BUOI SAI GON - TIEN GIANG 15:00 17:00 UPDATING

2.2. By motobike

From Sai Gon to My Tho about 70km. You can ride a motorbike quite easily. If traveling by motorbike, you can go along Highway 50 (via Long An - Go Cong - My Tho) will bring more new feeling but it will take more time. The most popular route is traveling along the National Highway 1A (takes about 1h 30 minutes).

2.3. By high speed boat ( waterway )

From Tien Giang, you can go to Ho Chi Minh City or to Phnom Penh by waterway:
 
- Speedboats: High speed boats from Ho Chi Minh City depart daily to My Tho and Can Tho.
 
- The cruise around My Tho: Cruises on the Mekong River bring tourists to the most famous tourist sites in My Tho such as Tan Phong islet, Thoi Son Islet.

3. Hotels and motels in My Tho, Tien Giang

 
There are not many hotels and motels in Tien Giang as other provinces. Here, we would love share with you some good hotels and motels for your reference.
 
HOTEL NAME ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER
The Island Lodge No 390 Ap Thoi Binh, Xa Thoi Son, My Tho City, Tieng Giang +84(0)273 651 9000
Song Tien Annex Hotel No 33 Duong Huyen Thoai 1, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 3977 883
Chuong Duong Hotel No 10, 30/4 street, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 3870 875
Minh Kieu Hotel No 2 Thu Khoa Huan Street, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 6262 288
Tan Loc 2 Hotel No 25-27, 30/4 Street, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 8874 400
Song Tien Hotel 101 Trung Trac 1, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 3872 009
Rang Dong Hotel My Tho No 40/5 Le Thi Hong Gam, ward 6, My Tho City, Tien Giang +84(0)273 3970 085

4. Suggest for tours in Tien Giang

Recommended schedule for one day tour
 
Optional 1:
 
 
At 5:00 AM: Depart from Saigon to Tien Giang. If you go by car, it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes, if riding motobike from 2 hours to 3 hours.
 
7:00 AM: Arrive in the My Tho city, taste My Tho noodles and then go to Dong Tam Snake Farm (9 km)
 
11:00 AM: Leave the snake farm for My Tho city. Make a river tour on the Tien River, visit the floating market and then stop at an islet or orchard for lunch and a rest.
 
3:30 PM: Visit a coconut candy production facility. Experience the feeling of sailing on the tiny canal network.
 
5:00 PM: Visit Vinh Trang pagoda.
 
6:00 PM: Return to Saigon.
 
Optional 2:
 
7:30 AM, our tour guide welcome you at hotel, then transfer to the City of My Tho by bus . On the way to My Tho, you will have a chance to see many activities of local people and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We stop at Ben Luc in Long An province to visit a Cao Dai temple - the unique religion of Vietnam, taking pictures, listen to the guide explain about the temple architecture and Cao Dai religion philosophy.
 
 
Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River by motor-boat. During a boat cruise along Mekong River you will have an opportunity to see fish cages, floating house and the activities on the River.
 
The boat take you to Xep canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a small islet. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruits, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music - Don Ca Tai Tu, performance by the villagers.
 
Continue walking on the village's road and have a horse cart trip along village road. Get off for a rowing boat in the small canal to the motor-boat and then head to the restaurant on the other islet. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at a local family. Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.
 
After lunch we get back to the boat and cruise back to My Tho. Then transit to the bus and drive back to Saigon, arriving in Saigon at around 5:00 PM. Tour ends with the sweet memories.
 
For more information, please contact us directly
 
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