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Location: a small village along Highway 1 in Province Binh Thuan - Central Vietnam, backup by Mountain Truong Son and South China Sea in neighboring town Phan Ri.

Population: with approximated 10000 population. 65% lived there are second generation of chinese immigrants from Mong Gai in North Vietnam - China border after France lost in Indochina war in 1954. Their native nationality are origanated from China - Province Guam Tong Chinese-Nung ethinic.

Weather: seasonal in dry and wet weather, hot and humid most of the times.

Transportation: Private hired taxi or Rent Motorbiker (not recommended)

Food: Very few restaurant but delicious food vendors everywhere run by family business.

Beauty spot: Songmao River, National Ecology Reservation Central, Farming Landscape and old USA military base....

Celebration: January or Feb - Chinese New year, Febuary - Chinese Godess ceremony, March - Ching Ming ceremony, June - Harvest Day, July - Hallowen, August - Mid Autumn Family Reunion, September - Chong Yen ceremony, December - Xmas.

Song Mao Travel Guidline

Approximate 3 -4.5 Hours journey from Hochiminh City up north towards central province in Highway 1. By passed Phan Thiet -Mui Ne holiday resort and reach Cho Lau market town in approximate 2 hours then turned left in T junction from Highway 1 and reach Song Mao at about 10mins drive from Cho Lau.

Approximate $50 USD from Hochiminh City to Song Mao in Privated Hired Car (inc. Driver). Cheapest way is $6.00 public transport but better plan your journey in advance, preferably travel in daytime in best option.

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  • Last visit to Song Mao: Dec 2000
  • Intro Updated Dec 27, 2003
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