Tien Giang

Area: 2,509.3 sq. km
Population: 1,728.7 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: My Tho City.
Administrative divisions:
- Town: Go Cong, Cai Lay.
- Districts (8): Cai Be, Cai Lay, Chau Thanh, Cho Gao, Go Cong Tay, Go Cong Dong, Tan Phuoc, Tan Phu Dong.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Hoa, Khmer, Tay.

GEOGRAPHY

Located to the North of the Mekong Delta, along the North of Tien River, Long An Province shares border with Long An Province on the north, Dong Thap Province on the west, East Sea on the east, and Ben Tre Province on the south.


Tien and Vam Co Tay rivers with Soi Rap, Tieu, Dai river mouths make good condition to develop aquaculture. The terrain is divided into distinct three regions: fruit gardens along the bank of Tien River, plain and seaside.
 

Climate: The dry season lasts from December to April next year. The rainy season is between May and November. Annual average temperature is 27oC.


TOURISM AND ECONOMY

Tien Giang has rich aquatic supply including freshwater fish, brackish fish, and saltwater fish. Some of special fruits are Trung Luong plum, Vinh Kim star-apple, Cai Be guava, sweet mango, rambutan, and thick-skinned orange. Many fruits, vegetable, and other products are anchored on lively Cai Be Floating Market and Tan Phong Island, along Tien Giang River. Visitors also like to picking fruit, enjoy them and experience the life of Mekong River Delta community in orchards of Thoi Son Island.

Located 120km from My Tho City, Dong Tam Snake Farm is an interesting place to see snake, bird and mutant turtles. Vinh Trang Pagoda owns many precious wood statues and beautiful tree in large garden.

 

Cai Be Floating Market (Tien Giang Province)

 

TRANSPORTATION

My Tho City is 70km from Ho Chi Minh City, 16km from Ben Tre City, 72km from Vinh Long City, 103km from Can Tho City, 178km from Chau Doc City in An Giang Province, and 178km from Rach Gia City, 268km from Ha Tien Town in Kien Giang Province.
 

Bus: Tien Giang Bus Station (42 Ap Bac St.,Ward 10, My Tho City, Tel: (84-273)3855 404) are regular buses to Mien Tay Bus Station (Ho Chi Minh City) and other provinces/city of An Giang, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, Ca Mau, Can Tho, Kien Giang, Dong Thap, Tay Ninh.

 

Boat: A boat trip on the Mekong River is undoubtedly the highlight of a stay in My Tho.

Thoi Son Island, Tan Phong Island and Phung Islet in Ben Tre Province on Tien River are all regularly visited by tourist boats. Tien Giang Tourist (Trung Trac St., Ward 1, My Tho City, Tel: (84-273) 3873 184) offers boat trips to the islets at reasonable prices.

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Rang Dong 1 Hotel

Add: 25, 30 thang 4 St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3874 400/ 3874 410

Kim Chi Hoang Gia 1 Hotel

Add: Thong Hamlet, Hoa Hung Commune, Cai Be Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 2242 766

Hoa Quynh Hotel

Add: 184 Nguyen Thi Thap St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3856 699

Tan Loc 1 Hotel

Add: 94 Ap Bac St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3855 888

Tan Loc 1 Hotel

Add: 94 Ap Bac St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3855 888

The Island Lodge Thoi Son

Add: 390 Thoi Binh Hamlet, Thoi Son Commune, My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 6519 000

Sao Mai F5 Hotel

Add: 11A2 Ly Thuong Kiet St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3885 232

Trinh Gia Hotel

Add: My Phu Hamlet, Thien Tri Commune, Cai Be Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 3753 258

Nam Phuong Hotel

Add: Tan Phu Hamlet, Tan Huong Commune, Chau Thanh Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 3937 339

Cong Doan Hotel

Add: 61, 30 thang 4 St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3874 324/ 3876 919

9999 An Tuong Hotel

Add: 127/4 Le Thi Hong Gam St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3971 177

Chuong Duong Hotel

Add: 10, 30 thang 4 St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3870 875/ 3870 876

Song Tien Hotel

Add: 101 Trung Trac St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 009

My Tho Hotel

Add: 67- 30/4 St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 543

Hotel Hong Truc

Add: 28 Highway No 50, Ward 9, My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 6252 152

Quynh Duy Hotel

Add: 687/3 St. 868, Zon 6, Cai Lay Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 3829 752

Minh Quan Hotel

Add: 69, 30/4 St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3979 979

Minh Tai Hotel

Add: 01 Nguyen Hue St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3974 858

Rang Dong 2 Hotel

Add: 40/5 Le Thi Hong Gam St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3970 085

Mekong Lodge

Add: An Hoa Hamlet, Dong Hoa Hiep Commune, Cai Be Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 3924 026/ 3924 027

WHERE TO EAT
Chuong Duong Restaurant

Add: 10, St. 30/4, My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3882 352

Dong Nam Restaurant

Add: 281B Ly Thuong Kiet St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3886 282

Lang Viet Restaurant

Add: 194D Ap Bac St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3874 440

Song Ngu Restaurant

Add: 2 Thu Khoa Huan St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3887 555

Song Que Restaurant

Add: 31/5 Le Thi Hong Gam St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3873 449

Vong Cac Restaurant

Add: 1/32 Thai Sanh Hanh St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 287

Xeo May Restaurant

Add: Zone 2, Cai Be Towlet, Cai Be Dist.

Tel: (84-273) 3923 219

Dong Nam Restaurant

Add: 58A Nguyen Trung Truc St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3973 373

Lang Du Coffee

Add: 1058 Tran Hung Dao St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3871 162

Phuong Nam Restaurant

Add: 101 Ly Thuong Kiet St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3975 997

Rang Dong Restaurant

Add: Le Thi Hong Gam St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3970 085

Song Thuy Nam Restaurant

Add: Le Thi Hong Gam St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3970 237

Thanh Minh Restaurant

Add: 102A Ly Thuong Kiet St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 040

Que Huong Restaurant

Add: 3 Lanh Binh Can St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 008

Chi Thanh Restaurant

Add: 279 Tet Mau Than St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3873 756

Song Tien Restaurant

Add: 1 Lanh Binh Can St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3874 567

Trung Luong Restaurant

Add: National Highway 1, My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3855 441

Thuong Uyen Restaurant

Add: 196A Ap Bac St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3872 742

Bach Tung Vien Restaurant

Add: 171B Xom Dau St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3888 989/ 3876 000

Hu tieu 44

Add: 44 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St., My Tho City

Tel: (84-273) 3883 044