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Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

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Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Good evening all

Good news for those guests who are planning to PP via Chau Doc.

Since Jan 20 2012, Phuong Trang Bus has opened new route Can Tho - Chau Doc. It costs 70.000 VND for one ticket and it takes 3.5 hours to arrive Chau Doc from Can Tho. The bus has free wifi and this is non-smoking bus. The company offers free of charge shuttle bus to pick up you from your hotel in Can Tho and transfer you to the bus station and upon your arrival Chau Doc, another shuttle bus will send you to your hotel free of charge.

I recommend you staying at the Hai Chau hotel or Chau Pho hotel ( Victoria Chau Doc is very expensive but you will have a great view and there is small riverside swimming pool) and the next day you will take Hang Chau express boat to PP at 07:30 am and at the moment, It costs 24 USD for 1 ticket

You will ask your hotel in Can Tho or Chau Doc to call the Phuong Trang offices to book your seats in advance. When you arrive the office, Just say your seat numbers, your name, your hotel and pay money to get your tickets

Here are some photos

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Jason SSS

PS : I will update the timetable later

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1. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Hi Jason, I would really like to know the schedule as I am thinking of travelling to Chau Doc to directly get a speed boat to get to PP.

Please upload it when u have it, with price and everything

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2. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Dear ilSeriedipendente, the bus runs every one hour. I always book the 2 pm bus for my guests to go to Chau Doc from Can Tho. The shuttle bus will pick up my guests at their hotels at 01:30 pm and send them to the bus station and send them to Hai Chau hotel upon their arrival to Chau Doc

It costs 70.000 VND for one ticket

Jason SSS

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3. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Good to know Jason! Thanks.

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4. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

fantastic Jason

maybe you can help me with this. What I would love to do is see the floating markets very early in the morning, leave CanTho around 11am to Chau Doc and leave straight away (possibly by boat otherwise by bus) to PP.

Do you know if this is possible?

Thank you so much for your help!

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5. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Dear Dear ilSeriedipendente,

Wish you have a nice Sunday

I recommend you staying at Chau Doc for one night at the Hai Chau hotel and the next day you will go to PP with Hang Chau express boat at 07:30 am

I do not think there is aftrnoon boat to PP from Chau Doc. So what you will do is

Wake up at 05:00 am, take boat trip to Cai Rang early floating market at 06:00 am. It takes you 25 minutes to arrive, observe the biggest floating market in the world , enjoy fresh pineapple , visit Can Tho live fish market and fruit market. Back to hotel for breakfast, Visit Can Tho Khmer pagoda, Chinese temple, Can Tho museum, and visit Can Tho homeless street children, Have lunch at the Sao Hom restaurant and take Phuong Trang express bus to Chau Doc at 01:00 pm or 02:00 pm. Upon your arrival to Chau Doc, shuttle bus will send you to Hai Chau hotel to check in, walk along Chau Doc river front park, have a drink at Victoria bar or Chau Doc Pier Cafe. Have dinner at the Bay Bong best local restaurant, go to bed. The next day, Hang Chau express boat staff will pick up you at the hotel at 07:00 am and escort you to the boat station to catch your 07:30 am boat to PP. You will arrive PP around noon time

It's my pleasure to book Phuong Trang bus tickets and Hang Chau express boat tickets and Hai Chau hotel for you free of charge. You just pay direct to the bus/ boat/ hotel staff

Jason SSS

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6. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Dejar jason

Would u be so kind to specify costs of travelling And hotels u suggest?

Thank u

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7. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Oh! One moré thing... I hope i am not abusing of yoUR time and knowledge... Would u know By any chance something about phong nha caves?

We are arriving at Dong Hoi at 8 in the morning and we Would like a one day tour to the park and caves.

And ideally we Would like to be back in hué By night...

Is this doable??

Thank you again for your help!

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8. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Hi, Phong Nha not far from Dong Hoi, you can get there in 30mins or so.

You would be best to organise some sort of tour, maybe with a Dong Hoi based company if you want to see everything. 2 of the caves (phong Nha & Tien Son) are accessed from the town - you take a boat from a dock on the main street. If you want to visit Paradise cave as well it's about 30mins away.

Then there is a 4pm train from Dong Hoi that gets to Hue at 7pm

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9. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Thanks for the helpful information about the new bus from Can Tho to Chau

Doc. We are planning on being there in April and will use this bus. One question I have is if we arrive by boat into Cambodia, do we need to have a visa ahead of time or is it easy to get one at the border?

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10. Re: Phuong Trang Bus Opened New Route Can Tho Chau Doc on Jan 20

Dear Donclim , you can apply for Cambodia before you arrive Vietnam or you can apply visa at the border crossing at Vinh Xuong after 30 minutes ride from Chau Doc . You will pay around 20 USD or the Hang Chau epxress company will make it for you. You will pay 23 USD

Jason SSS