Visas and border crossings forum
New Cambodia and Vietnam border crossing at Ha Tien open
21st January, 2004
Total reviews: 24
At least 113
According to this post on the Lonely Planet Thorntree, the much anticipated coastal border crossing between Cambodia and Vietnam is now officially open for foreigners.
The crossing, close to Kep in Cambodia and Ha Tien in Vietnam, will allow travellers to head from Ko Chang in Thailand to Phu Quoc in Vietnam without passing through central Cambodia.
According to the report, neither Cambodian, nor Vietnamese visas are available at the crossing. You must have your visa beforehand.
The poster goes on to say:
"I talked to four different people and was quoted US$5-$15 for a motodop and $10-$25 for a tuk-tuk. The real price will probably settle around $8-$10 for a motodop and $15 or more for a tuk tuk.
There is not much at the crossing point. Checkpoint shacks and the new immigration building. No foreigner services. No obvious waiting onward transportation.
A guy in a coffee shop on the Cambodian side of the border told me that once you are on the Vietnamese side, a motodop to Ha Tien costs about $2-$3 and to Ba Hon a bit more. He said you can catch a boat to Phu Quoc from either town but that Ba Hon was better."
So there you have it!
#1 Posted: 16/6/2007 - 09:37
Add your reply
You need to be logged in to add a reply.
Not a member? you can join here.
|Possibly related discussions||Replies||Views||Latest reply|
|Ha Tien Border Crossing??? ...||1||2789||25 Jul 2006|
|Ha Tien Border Crossing??? ...||3||5019||24 Nov 2009|
|Prek Chak/Xaxia (‘Ha Tien’) border crossing and E-visa ...||1||4265||12 Aug 2010|
|Tay Trang border crossing IS open for tourists ...||6||10607||10 Nov 2008|
|New Border Crossing Between Cambodia & Vietnam ...||0||3162||30 Dec 2007|
|border crossing: Trapeang Phlong in Cambodia from Xa Mat (vietnam) ...||1||3371||8 Sep 2007|
|Border Crossing - Lao Cambodia ...||0||2435||18 Feb 2010|
|Cambodia e-visa border crossing ...||2||5776||8 Jan 2008|
|Cambodia to Thailand border crossing ...||6||4140||21 Jan 2010|
|Cambodia/thailand border crossing ...||4||2763||16 Sep 2008|