September 14, 2016

Tra Vinh Vietnam

Tra Vinh Vietnam is another ideal place for family bike tours, easy, fun road cycling tours offering the chance to ride on the back roads of the Mekong delta region, southern Vietnam. The province borders Ben Tre, Vinh Long provinces on the north, Soc Trang Province on the west, and East Sea on the east with 65km seaside.

Tra Vinh Vietnam map

Topography includes coastal plain, alluvial deposits, hundreds of mounds and sand caves, a complex network of rivers and canals. Surrounded by Tien and Hau rives and long coast, Tra Vinh’s economy base on agriculture, aquaculture, fish and shrimp breeding. The province is covered by verdant plants in garden village along bank of river.

Ba Om Pond is an attraction of Tra Vinh. It is surrounded by hillocks and many old sao and dau trees with odd shape of roots. In the afternoon, flocks of birds perch on the trees and make this area exciting and noisy.

Besides having mostly Vietnamese, Tra Vinh is populated with many members of the Khmer Krom ethnic group. They are partly members of the old Khmer Empire, later divided under political and historical turmoil. Tra Vinh also has one of the largest ethnic Hoa (Chinese) communities in Vietnam.

There are 140 pagodas of Khmer, 50 pagodas of Viet (Kinh) and 5 pagodas of Hoa. The famous ones include Ang, Sam-rong-ek, Co, Hang. Co Pagoda is home of thousands of birds including storks, cong coc and pigeons.

Tra Vinh weather

Tra Vinh is on tropical monsoon region. The weather is hot around the year. The dry season lasts from December to April. The rainy season is between May and November. Annual average temperature is 260C.

Tra Vinh bike tours

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