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TRAVEL TIPS Kien Giang Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Kien Giang backpacking travel experience

Kien Giang is a land with a lot of natural landscapes such as Phu Quoc, Ha Tien, U Minh Ha forest, Hon Dat…

Something about Kien Giang

Kien Giang
Kien Giang

Kien Giang is a province under Mekong Delta, far from Ho Chi Minh City about 250km to the West. Kien GIang has mountains, forests and beaches to develop various types of tourisms such as: beach tourism, ecotourism…

Which is the best time to visit Kien Giang?

The time from April to September is the high season, however, the best time we recommend to travel to Kien Giang is from October to September in the next year. Before you go, remember to watch weather forecast to avoid hurricane.

Means of transport to Kien Giang

You can travel by bus departing from West station with bus brand names: Phuong Trang, Mai Linh, Kumho…

Means of transport to Kien Giang
Means of transport to Kien Giang

 Phuong Trang bus:

  • Route Saigon – Rach Gia. Price ticket: 110,000 VND.
  • Depart from Saigon (West station) at 8.15, 10.15, 12.15 in the morning and 14.15, 16.15, 22.15, 23.15, 24 pm.
  • Depart from Rach Gia at 9, 11.30 in the morning and 23, 24 pm.

Mai Linh bus:

  • Saigon – Rach Gia
  • Depart from Saigon from 0 – 23.30 pm, 60 minutes per bus. 45-seat bus departs at 11 am and 23 pm.

Kumho bus:

  • Saigon – Ha Tien: Depart from West station at 9.30, 11 am and 15.30, 21, 22 pm.
  • From Ha Tien station at 7.50, 11 am and 20.20, 21.10, 22.30 pm. Seat price ticket: 120,000 VND, bed price ticket: 130,000 VND.
  • Saigon – Hon Chong: depart from Saigon at 11 am. From Hon Chong at 21.30 pm.
  • Saigon – Kien Luong: from Saigon at 11 am and 15.30, 20.45 pm.
  • From Kien Luong at 9.00, 22.00, 22.15. Seat price ticket: 110,000 VND, bed price ticket: 120,000 VND.

Accommodation in Kien Giang

Hotel in Kien Giang
Hotel in Kien Giang

There are a lot of hotels in St such as: Nguyen Trung Truc, Ngo Quyen, Tran Phu, Nguyen Binh Khiem…

You can stay in hotels in Phu Quoc with cheap price and beautiful view or in Ha Tien, Rach Gia.

Places to visit in Kien Giang

Attractions in Kien Giang
Attractions in Kien Giang

Kien Giang is famous for attractions: Phu Quoc, Ha Tien, Nam Du, Hai Tac, Ba Lua Islands… Besides, you shouldn’t miss other wonderful destinations like Hon Tre, Phu Tu Rock, Tranh Stream, U Minh forest…

Kien Giang’s cuisine

Kien Giang's cuisine
Kien Giang's cuisine

Not only famous for fantastic attractions, Kien Giang is also popular with one of a kind cuisine: Kien Giang fish vermicelli, lean pork paste noodle, fish salad…


- Kien Giang has so many attractions, you should make a list of destinations before you go.

- Phu Quoc is a hot destination in Kien Giang and also the largest Island of Vietnam with its pristine beauty.

- What to buy in Kien Giang? Fish sauce.

- Ha Tien is the most famous for Mui Nai, the most beautiful beach in Mekong Delta.

- The price ticket for fishing in U Minh forest is about 40,000 VND/person/day.



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