Best Phu Quoc Tours for 2024/2025

Interesting Tours for First-time Travelers to Phu Quoc- Vietnam Pearl Island

Phu Quoc Island - Cua Can River - Rach Vem 1 Day
Phu Quoc Island - Turtle Island - Bang Thang Beach 1 Day
Phu Quoc 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Ho Chi Minh City - Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights
Phu Quoc 1 day
Phu Quoc 1 day
Phu Quoc 1 Day
Phu Quoc - Pineapple Island - Hon Kho Island - Buom Island 1 Day
Pineapple Island - Mong Tay Island - Gam Ghi Island - May Rut Island 1 Day

Highlights

  • Pearl Island has everything you need for a vacation, including beautiful scenery and people who want to welcome you.
  • Phu Quoc is known for its strong winds, perfect for windsurfing or kitesurfing.
  • Stay in a modern and luxurious resort for an unforgettable experience.

 

Tips

  • Avoid Phu Quoc from July to September when the monsoon storms will have a negative impact.
  • Remember to bring a parasol, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses.
  • Bring some reusable bags, check the bins for anything that can be recycled, or just pick up your trash to recycle.
  • A life jacket is a must when boating with your family, especially if you have children with you. Take it with you anytime.

 

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ALL THE BEST OF PHU QUOC

Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam, is located in Kien Giang Province and is known as ‘Pearl Island’ (Dao Ngoc) or ’99-mountain Island.’ ‘Phu’ means fertile and prosperous, and ‘Quoc’ means land, so this island has a rich and diverse ecosystem with a wealth of natural resources. This is one of the must-see locations on your Southern Vietnam tours. Swimming, kayaking, surfing, diving, and simply strolling along the beach are some interesting activities that you should try.

Sao Beach - Phu Quoc

Sao Beach – Phu Quoc

Best time to visit Phu Quoc

In Phu Quoc, there are two seasons: dry and rainy. The dry season lasts from December to early April, and the rainy season lasts from mid-April to November. The best time to visit Phu Quoc is from November to March when the weather is not too hot. It is still safe to visit this location in early April or late October. From July to September, Phu Quoc will be impacted by monsoon storms.

Best places to visit in Phu Quoc

In a Vietnam tour, Phu Quoc is a dream destination for beach lovers. For those who want to go deeper, there are fishing villages to visit as well as temples and pagodas. Phu Quoc is also well-known for its pepper plantations, which are concentrated in the northern part of the island.

Beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc

Vong beach in Phu Quoc

Vong beach in Phu Quoc

  • Dai Beach (Bai Dai or Bai Truong): For beach lovers, this long sandy beach is a must. You can walk along the beach, sunbathe and relax in a quiet environment.
  • Vung Bau Beach: This crescent-shaped beach is surrounded by lush tropical vegetation.  Here you can enjoy a perfect beach holiday and take part in activities such as sunbathing on the sand, visiting exotic places and dining in luxurious restaurants.
  • Ong Lang Beach: This beach is located in the west-central part of Phu Quoc Island, surrounded by palm trees and rocky shores.
  • Ganh Dau Beach: The magnificent Ganh Dau Beach is located in the northwest corner of the island. The water is calm and shallow, and there are numerous fishing boats visible in the distance.
  • Sao Beach and Khem Beach: they are two small white sand beaches in the southern part of the island surrounded by tropical forests. Sao Beach is one of the most popular in Phu Quoc, whereas Khem Beach is less popular.
  • Beaches Rach Tram and Rach Vem: These two beaches are well-known among international visitors. They are located in the island’s northernmost region. Both beaches have pristine fishing villages
  • Vong Beach: Located in the island’s southeast, this beach will take your breath away. Von Beach is a popular destination because it serves as the mainland passenger boat terminal. The breathtaking Phu Quoc National Park can be seen in the distance.

Gorgeous Islands

Around Phu Quoc there are 5 paradisiacal islands to discover. These islands are more pristine and not yet spoiled by tourism.

Mong Tay Island (Nail Island)

Mong Tay Island (Nail Island)

  • Xuong Island: it is situated to the south of Phu Quoc. The water is turquoise, and the seabed is quite deep, making it ideal for scuba divers. You can also explore the many caves and cliffs on the island.
  • May Rut Ngoai Island: Located 3 kilometres from downtown An Thoi and 1 hour by boat, May Rut Ngoai Island has white sand beaches, clean water, and calm waves.
  • May Rut Trong Island: it is surrounded by coconut trees and has white sandy beaches. Underwater there is a rich and diverse marine ecosystem. While snorkelling, if you pay attention, you can see many rare species and coral reefs. Squid fishing can also be done with the locals.
  • Mot Island:  It is known for its lush vegetation which attracts visitors. Divers can scuba dive here to see the colourful fish and coral reefs.
  • Mong Tay Island (Nail Island) this island is completely uninhabited; there are no luxury resorts or fancy clubs on this island. You can enjoy camping, swimming and diving in a peaceful atmosphere.

Pagodas and Temples

Dinh Cau Rock

Dinh Cau Rock

Around Phu Quoc, there are also several Buddhist pagodas and temples. Sung Hung Pagoda, the island’s most popular spiritual tourist attraction, is located in Duong Dong Township. The pagoda is surrounded by lush trees, creating a solemn and peaceful atmosphere. Hung Long Tu Pagoda, located 5 kilometres from Duong Dong, is another well-known attraction. You can’t leave Phu Quoc without visiting Cau Temple and seeing Dinh Cau Rock, a strangely shaped rock at the mouth of the Duong Duong River. There are also several other temples that welcome visitors around the island. When visiting, however, you must cover your shoulders and wear long pants.

Phu Quoc Prison

If you want to know more about our colonial era, don’t miss Phu Quoc Prison. Phu Quoc Prison, also known as “Coconut Prison”, was built by French settlers between 1949 and 1950. Many heinous and inhumane punishments and tortures are seen in Phu Quoc Prison. Tiger cages, in which prisoners were held captive, are the hallmark of the attraction.

Best food to eat in Phu Quoc

Herring salad

Herring salad

Herring salad

Herring salad is a well-known specialty with a distinct flavor. The flavor is created by a harmonious combination of fresh herring meat and ingredients such as onions, shredded coconut, fried minced garlic, and chilli.

Ham Ninh steamed sentinel-crab

Steamed crab

Steamed crab

Steamed sentinel crab is a popular dish on the Phu Quoc Food Tour, and it is served in Ham Ninh Village. The meat on the Ham Ninh Crab is delicious and fresh, with a firm texture. When cooked and dipped in the black pepper, salt, and lime juice sauce, this dish becomes even more delectable.

Sea cucumber soup

Sea cucumber soup

Sea cucumber soup

The crunchiness and chewiness of Phu Quoc sea cucumber, as well as its pleasant aroma, make it popular. It is a must-try for all visitors on their Phu Quoc tours.

Phu Quoc Ken Noodles (bún kèn)

 Ken Noodles

Ken Noodles

Ken noodles are a popular dish in Phu Quoc, with a flavor profile that combines fish, crunch, sweetness, and sourness. Fish broth made with coconut milk and lemongrass is served over white rice noodles. Above the noodles are fresh herbs, pulverized fish, bean sprouts, and a crunchy blend of grated green papaya and cucumber.

Quay Noodles (bún quậy)

Quay noodles

Quay noodles

“Bun Quay” is a Phu Quoc Island speciality made by the Kien Xay restaurant. Locals in Phu Quoc mentioned the term “Bun Quay,” which means “mixed noodles.” The name derives from the unique sauce served with this dish, which requires vigorously “mixing” all of the spices together for about 5 minutes.

Crab blood pudding

Phu Quoc Cuisine

Phu Quoc Cuisine

This is a must-try dish for all visitors to Phu Quoc Island. The crab’s vital liquid transforms into a solid gelatinous form with an exotic taste. It’s typically served with rice paper and fresh vegetables like cilantro, fish leaves, green carambola slices, green bananas, and so on.

We hope the above information gives you a general idea of ​​Phu Quoc Island. If you are excited about having Phu Quoc tours, don’t hesitate to contact us here.

 

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