Tan Thanh beach is located in Go Cong Dong district, Tien Giang province, about 50 km east of the center of My Tho city and about 78 km south of Saigon. So it is a great idea for the Mekong delta 1 day tour from Ho Chi Minh City.
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How to get to Tan Thanh beach?
From Saigon, there are many means to move to Tan Thanh and Go Cong beaches:
For families with young children, it is recommended to choose a publish bus or private car:
Passenger bus: Pick up the car at the Mien Dong bus station, the earliest trip at 7:00 and later at 9:00, the ticket price is about VND 34,000 – 50,000 / way. Travel time is about 2 hours.
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If you are an adventure lover, you can use the motorbike is also very convenient:
Motorbike: It takes about two hours to travel from Saigon to Tan Thanh beach. You drive straight along Highway 50, go through Can Giuoc town and Can Duoc (Long An) to the north bank of Soai Rap river, continue to My Loi ferry to Go Cong land. After that go 25 km further to Tan Thanh beach. The road is easy to drive and follow the road signs.
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How Tan Thanh beach is unique?
You will arrive at Tan Thanh beach after a 2 hours drive. You can take advantage of time for swimming and also take photos. There is a long bridge that leads to the sea. It’s very beautiful, where you can see many houses on stilt and fishing boats. If you come here on the sprint days, you can go down to the beach area to participate in the exciting experience of clam rake.
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A very special thing and the characteristic of Tan Thanh beach is that instead of the yellow sandy beach. But the sand here is black constantly. If you go early in the morning when the tide falls, you can take a walk.
When it turns into the sun until midday, you no longer see this black beach. Because the tide is rising, the waves rush to the shore. You can buy seafood near by the beach, there are many seafood sold by the people here, which are quite cheap. Such as: shrimp, crabs, fish… After that, bring them to the restaurant to hire them for processing. If you come to Tan Thanh beach during the clam season. So do not forget to enjoy this dish.
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In the afternoon, you can visit some famous places in Tien Giang. Such as Hoang Gia Tomb relic, Truong Dinh temple, Chanh church for over 100 years or visit Go Cong market …
It’s great for
- Beach lover, One day tour from Sai Gon