If you are planning to explore Rach Gia Kien Giang but do not know when to go? How to go? Where to go? Please read the Rach Gia travel experiences we share in this article for the answer.
Rach Gia city attracts tourists by its beautiful natural scenery, unique culture and delicious delicious dishes. If you are planning to explore this place but do not know when to go? How to go? Where to go? Then read the Rach Gia travel experiences we share in this article for the answer.
Introduction to Rach Gia city
Rach Gia is a beautiful coastal city in Kien Giang province, bordering on the East by Tan Hiep district, Chau Thanh, the South by Chau Thanh, An Bien, the North by Hon Dat, Tan Hiep and the West by with Kien Hai district. The area of Rach Gia is about 105 km2 and the population is nearly 250 thousand people. With a special geographical location, Rach Gia plays an important role in waterway and road traffic, helping to connect Kien Giang with other provinces in the country as well as other countries in Southeast Asia.Rach Gia is an attractive tourist city of Kien Giang
Rach Gia is also famous for being the only city in the western region bordering the sea. With charming natural scenery, diverse cultures, and many long-standing historical monuments, Rach Gia tour always promises to bring us a truly wonderful and memorable experience.Rach Gia has many interesting and attractive destinations
Should you travel to Rach Gia at any time of the year?
Rach Gia is a place that you can visit at any time of the year. Each season is different, this place brings different beauty and unique features that make every visitor enjoy.
However, according to Rach Gia tourism experience shared by many people, the best time to explore this city is from February to June every year. This is the time when the weather here is less rainy and dry. Especially, if you want to attend Nguyen Trung Truc National Hero Festival – the biggest festival of Rach Gia, you can go here on August 26, 27, 28 every year.You can travel to Rach Gia at any time of the year
How to move to Rach Gia city
Rach Gia is located about 280 km from the center of Saigon city. You can choose from many different ways to move to Rach Gia city , depending on your needs, financial ability and time.
By plane: From Tan Son Nhat airport, only Vietnam Airlines has a direct flight to Rach Gia city. You can choose this option if you want to save time.
By bus : From the Western bus station every day, there are always many bus trips running Saigon – Rach Gia route you can choose from. Ticket prices range from 150,000 VND to 200,000 VND / one way and travel time is about 5 to 6 hours. Some reputable garage you can refer to such as Mai Linh garage (phone number: 0985 29 29 29), Phuong Trang garage (phone number: 083 833 3368) or Chau Ha garage (phone number: 077 392 1139).
By motorbike : Rach Gia by motorbike is also a very interesting experience. From the center of Saigon, you run along NH1A -> My Tho -> My Thuan Bridge -> Sa Dec, along NH80 -> Vam Cong ferry to Long Xuyen. From here you ask people the way to Rach Gia.You can move to Rach Gia in many different ways
Hotels in Rach Gia
Here is a list of some good hotels in Rach Gia you can refer to your upcoming trip:
Hotel Nho Hotel
Address: No. 11 A2 unit 12, Rach Gia city, Kien Giang province
Reference price: Only from 330,000 VND / 1 night.
Ngoc Thanh Hotel 2
Address: No. 41, 42, 43.44 Ton Duc Thang Street, Vinh Lac Ward, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province
Reference price: From 550,000 VND / night.
Ngoc Thanh Hotel
Address: No. 1 – 2 Tran Quang Khai street, Rach Gia city, Kien Giang province.
Recommended price: 450,000 VND / night.
Quoc Dung Hotel
Address: Lot 4 unit 01, Phan Thi Rang street, An Hoa district, Rach Gia city, Kien Giang province
Recommended price: 480,000 VND / night.
Phuong Anh Hotel
Address: No. 5 – 6 Huynh Thuc Khang Street, Rach Gia City, Kien Giang Province
Reference price: Only from 260,000 VND / 1 night.
The famous tourist destinations in Rach Gia you should not miss
Rach Gia pier
One of the most famous sightseeing places in Rach Gia that anyone who has the opportunity to come to this city cannot ignore that is the Rach Gia pier. This is also the place where trains take tourists to Phu Quoc, Hon Son or Nam Du Island. If possible, come here from early morning around 5 to 6 am to have a chance to admire the beautiful, poetic sunrise at Rach Gia pier.Rach Gia pier
An Hoa Cultural Park
The next destination you should not miss when traveling to Rach Gia is An Hoa cultural park. It is located right at the foot of Rach Soi bridge. Coming here, you will surely be surprised by the modern beauty like the western sky of An Hoa park.An Hoa Cultural Park
An Hoa Park covers an area of about 52 hectares, of which more than 70% is covered by immense green trees. Coming here, you not only enjoy a fresh and cool atmosphere, but also have the opportunity to experience many interesting and exciting games for all ages.
Phu Cuong urban area
Phu Cuong urban area has always been considered as one of the must-see check-in places in Rach Gia since its construction . It is located inside the urban reclamation project, with adjacent villas built in beautiful European-American architecture. You will definitely get extremely luxurious pictures when visiting this urban area.Phu Cuong urban area
Tam Bao Pagoda
In the city of Rach Gia, there is a fairly ancient temple built around the 19th century that attracts a lot of tourists to visit that is Tam Bao Pagoda. Although over 100 years of history, Tam Bao pagoda has undergone many restoration and repair times but still retains its ancient and majestic beauty.
The pagoda was built in the architectural style of Chinese temples. The temple grounds include the magnificent main hall, the 4-storey high stupa and lots of green trees.Tam Bao Pagoda
Temple of Nguyen Trung Truc
This is a very famous temple that if you have the opportunity to travel to Rach Gia you should not miss. The unique architecture, peaceful and serene space of the temple attracts many visitors to visit every day. Especially on August 26, 27, 28, this is the place where the biggest Nguyen Trung Truc festival takes place in Rach Gia city.Temple of Nguyen Trung Truc
Rach Gia Trade Center
If you do not know where to shop in Rach Gia , please visit Rach Gia commercial center. Here, you will be able to find and buy everything you want. From fashion items, jewelry, electronics to delicious food, the prices are very affordable.Rach Gia Trade Center
What to eat when traveling to Rach Gia?
Fish noodle soup is considered one of the famous dishes in Rach Gia that you should enjoy. Although there are simple ingredients, the process is not fussy, but Rach Gia fish vermicelli possesses a great taste, making it unforgettable for anyone who has eaten before.Rach Gia fish noodle soup is extremely delicious
Braised fish with melon
Common fish is a typical fish of Rach Gia. From this type of fish, people here can process many delicious dishes. The most famous of which is the melon braised fish. Its taste is enough to “knock down” the taste buds of all diners, even the most demanding ones.Braised fish with melon
Feather shells are super delicious seafood in Rach Gia city . One of the most delicious and famous dishes made from scallops is the salad. The richness of the banana flower blends with the sweetness of the scallops, the sour and sour taste of lemons and the aroma of roasted peanuts.
Above are some essential Rach Gia travel experiences we want to share. Hopefully it will help somewhat for your trip to Kien Giang in the near future.