Tips for Backpackers on Phu Quoc Island

Solo travel
Solo travel

Phu Quoc, a pearl island and one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world, enchants travelers with beautiful beaches, amazing streams, primeval forests, and immense pepper gardens. Let’s create Phu Quoc travel tips to have a perfect trip, why not?

To have a smooth and unforgettable Phu Quoc travel tips, almost travelers may find reference information from friends, which is a good idea. Also, there is another way to have more information about the island via Internet, though it takes time to select and categorize which information is needed. Let’s take a look at the following useful tips which will help you to discover Phu Quoc, though you have a short period of time to stay here.

Bai Vong beach
Bai Vong beach

What to see?

Phu Quoc Island is divided into three main attraction area: Northern, Southern and Eastern areas. In Vietnam tours to Phu Quoc, visitors often spend three days to discover all famous attractions in Phu Quoc. They are Phu Quoc National Park, marvelous beaches and unspoiled landscapes such as the Nature Reserve, Ham Rong Mountain, Ganh Dau and Cua Can, and Long Beach – the most beautiful beaches of Phu Quoc with blue sea and white sand. Nguyen Trung Truc Temple is a place where local people come here to express their gratitude to the hero. Here is also the last stopover in the way to the North of Phu Quoc Island. From Duong Dong Town to the North is quite far, to save your travel expenses and to have more chances to explore, you should travel by motorbike. It costs about 120,000 VND/day for renting. Do not forget to bring water and some foodl, in case you may get hungry. Fill gasoline if you do not want to give up it in the halfway.

How to get there?

If departing from Saigon, travelers have two options to travel to Phu Quoc. In one hand, travelers can depart from Saigon to Ha Tien by bus (it takes about 10 hours), and then get on board from Ha Tien to the island (it takes about 2.5 hours). On the other hand, travelers can book flights from Saigon to Phu Quoc (it takes about 35 minutes per turn). Each vehicle has it own strengths and weaknesses. They vary costs which are depending on your budget.

Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines

When to travel?

Phu Quoc Island is one of destinations in Vietnam which are suitable places to travel at any time during a year. Summer is seen as the season appealing travelers most. This season may witness the situation of sold out. Almost hotels and resorts in Phu Quoc are near the beach, which creates favorable condition for travelers to accommodate. Some hotels and guest houses provide reasonable rate, you can book in advance online before you get there to ensure that you have an accommodation upon your arrival.


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