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Rach Gia is a port city located in the southern part of Vietnam, on the Gulf of Thailand. It sits at the mouth of the Cai Lon River, near the northern tip of the Ca Mau Peninsula. Rach Gia isn't a beach destination itself, but it is a starting point for islands in the area, including Phu Quoc. The city itself has a rich history, having been a centre for rice processing and trade for centuries. Visitors can explore the Kien Giang Museum to learn more about the region's past. The best time to visit Rach Gia is during the dry season, which runs from November to April. During this time, you can expect hot and sunny weather with little rain.

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Airports near Rach Gia

Planning a trip to Rach Gia? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Rach Gia.

Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Approximately 250 kilometres (155 miles) northeast of Rach Gia, this is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Can Tho International Airport

Located around 100 kilometres (62 miles) northeast of Rach Gia, this regional airport offers domestic flights and limited international connections.


Phu Quoc International Airport

Situated approximately 120 kilometres (75 miles) southwest of Rach Gia, this airport serves as a gateway to the popular tourist destination of Phu Quoc Island. It offers domestic and international flights.


Tan Son Nhat International Airport

If you prefer to fly directly to Rach Gia, you can take a connecting flight from Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. Rach Gia Airport is a smaller regional airport located in the city itself.

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Things to do in Rach Gia

Rach Gia has an abundance of attractions to see - to make things easier, here's our top 3:

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Dinh Cau Temple

This iconic landmark is a must-visit for any traveller to Rach Gia. The temple sits atop a small rocky hill, offering panoramic views of the city and the Gulf of Thailand. Climb the stairs to the temple for a closer look at the colourful Buddhist statues and learn about the local religious traditions. There's also a beach nearby where you can relax and soak up the sun.

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Tam Bao Pagoda

This Theravada Buddhist pagoda is the oldest and largest pagoda in Rach Gia. Built in the 18th century, the pagoda features traditional Khmer architecture with colourful decorations and ornate statues. Visitors can explore the different courtyards and prayer halls, and learn about the history and significance of Buddhism in Vietnam.

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Rach Gia Harbour

Rach Gia serves as a gateway to the Mekong Delta, so the harbour is a hive of activity. Take a boat trip to explore the canals and floating markets, where you can see local vendors selling everything from fresh produce to handicrafts. You can also try some of the delicious seafood that Rach Gia is famous for at one of the many restaurants lining the harbour.

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