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Top 5 things to see in Phu Quoc Island

Top 5 things to see in Phu Quoc Island

Phu Quoc Island is a peaceful tropical paradise floating in the warm turquoise waters in the Gulf of Thailand.
Tourists visit Phu Quoc island in the peak season from November to March as Phu Quoc is becoming more and more well known for its stunning beaches, untouched natural environment, the easy going and relaxed atmosphere, friendly locals, and fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling. Mekong river cruise

The majority of Phu Quoc Island is dedicated to National Park and protected marine environment, providing a memorable experience, with plenty of exciting activities and places to visit to keep you and the family entertained during your fascinating stay.
In this article, I will show top 5 things to see in Phu Quoc Island when taking a trip to this attractive destination that makes your visit perfect.

Top 5 things to see in Phu Quoc Island

Top 5 things to see in Phu Quoc Island

1. Beaches
Beaches are the most significant feature on the island. It seems hard to believe that there are so many stunningly beautiful and deserted beaches in just one place here.
A perfect combination of white powder sand, untouched island and clear turquoise water has made the beaches so fabulous that has touched every heart. South Vietnam tours

The island is triangular results in a various good beaches, for instance Long Beach on the western side, which is also the biggest and where most of the hotels are located. Bai Sao, on the east coast is considered the best beach on Phu Quoc. You also can go swimming with the clear turquoise water, taking sunbathing and enjoy to the fullest of beaches by visiting other beaches as Ong lang, Bai Thom and Bai Dai. In addition, to those who like to explore new lands, come here as there are a great number of beaches are not marked on maps very well! Go explore – seek and you shall find.

2. Phu Quoc Ridgebacks

The Phu Quoc Ridgeback is one of only three breeds that has a ridge of hair that runs along its back in the opposite direction from the rest of the coat (the others are Rhodesian Ridgeback and Thai Ridgeback). The Phu Quoc is the smallest of the three ridge backs. They are native to the island.
Phu Quoc Ridgebacks were originally wild dogs that were, over time, tamed by humans for hunting.
3. Ham Ninh Fishing Village

Ham Ninh fishing village is located in the east coast of Phu Quoc island, mountains in the back, facing the immense sea. This is a tranquil and sleepy fishing village which has become a very popular destination on the island of Phu Quoc.
Coming Ham Minh in the early morning or at night when the moonlight shine above to enjoy the beauty of the sea. It’s the scene of the moon shadow floating on the sea. It’s incomplete when you reach here without trying the boiled crabs for they are specialty of Phu Quoc.

4. Pepper Plantations.

Phu Quoc produces over an incredible 400 tones of the best quality black pepper each year. You’ll find pepper plantations mostly around the central and northern parts of the island and most farmers won’t mind you stopping to take photo’s or viewing these amazing storks of pepper trees or the drying pepper.

Vietnam is the world’s leading exporter of black pepper and best quality harvest come from Phu Quoc. Farms can be seen all over the central and northern parts of the island
5. Waterfalls

Suoi Tranh waterfall is around 7 kms to the east of Duong Dong. There are many rock pools in which to take a dip, at the top there’s a 4 spectacular waterfall.

If you want to see a more spectacular waterfall then Da Ngon is what you perhaps are looking for. It’s located deep in the jungle so a guided tour is the best way to see it, tour takes half a day.


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