(Departure: Every Wednesday with a group of 8 people minimum)
Day 1: SAIGON - CAI BE - THOT NOT - LONG XUYEN (Lunch)
07:00 AM, Depart from TheSinhTourist office to Cai Be by air-conditioned bus through Vo Van Kiet boulevard and high speed highway Saigon-Trung Luong.
09:00 Arrive in Cai Be. Take a motorized boat trip to discover the traditional culture of southerner, the interesting Cai Be floating market with local people being busy selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats.
09:50 Go on cruising to discover daily activities of local people. Stop to see rice paper making, coconut candy producing, rice crisp making. Walk around about 30 minutes to explore a fruit garden full of tropical fruits: durian, rambutan, guava, longan, coconut, grapefruit.
11:30 Have lunch and enjoy Vietnamese traditional music (Dan ca tai tu) - A folk art form from Southern Vietnam officially recognized by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Continue cruising to An Binh islet and cross the Co Chien river to Vinh Long. Take the bus to Long Xuyen, arrive at Thot Not around 04:00 PM to see a stork sanctuary. Overnight in Long Xuyen.
Day 2: LONG XUYEN - RACH GIA - PHU QUOC
Enjoy your breakfast and the bus will take you to An Hoa jetty. Embark a boat to go to Long Xuyen floating market to see daily activities of local villagers and fishermen. Leave Long Xuyen for Rach Gia by bus.
12:00 noon, Arrive at Rach Gia. Have lunch and prepare for taking a high speed boat starting at 01:00PM to Phu Quoc.
03:30 PM, Arrive at Bai Vong. Go to hotel by bus. Have free time in the evening. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 3: SOUTHERN PHU QUOC
After breakfast, you will rent a motorbike to explore the southern Phu Quoc, about 30km from central Phu Quoc. On the way along Bai Truong beach, stop to visit Sim garden and a furnace processing Sim wine, a coastal pearl farm, a fish sauce facility, Suoi Da pepper gardens. On the return journey, you will visit an ancient Ham Ninh fishing village, stop at Suoi Tranh for climbing up a mountain and bathe in a shallow stream (During raining season from June to December). Take a rest at Bai Sao beach for lunch and swim in the sea. Go back to Duong Dong. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 4: NORTHERN PHU QUOC
07:00 AM, Have breakfast. Ride a motorbike to the northern island to explore pristine forests, mountains and seas that remain intact. Visit Khu Tuong region well-known for its series of pepper gardens beyond measure stretching far away.
11:00 AM, Have lunch at a restaurant on the way to Ganh Dau Cape where you can see the deep blue sea, golden fine sand beaches. Standing on Ganh Dau, you can view Ta Lon mountain of Cambodia. Go to Bai Dai beach for beach relaxing in the fresh air. Bai Dai beach with its white sand beaches and deep blue sea has been listed into the top 100 most beautiful beaches in the World, according to CNN travel. Visit Dinh Cau beautiful site and contemplate the sunset on the island. Overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 5: PHU QUOC - SAIGON
After breakfast, you will have free time to go to Duong Dong market to buy some local specialties such as dried shrimp, glutinous rice cake.
Go back to hotel for checkout and bus transfer to Phu Quoc airport to fly back to Saigon. Tour ends at Tan Son Nhat airport.
- Flight ticket Phu Quoc-Saigon (Vietnam Airlines)
- 2 star hotels (2-3 pax/room) (1 night at Long Xuyen, 3 nights at Phu Quoc).
- Tour guide
- Bus Saigon to Rach Gia
- Bus pickup Bai Vong wharf to Hotel & Transfer to airport
- High speed boat Rach Gia to Phu Quoc (13:00-15:30)
- Boat trip in Cai Be and Long Xuyen to see floating market
- Entrance fees
- One lunch at Cai Be
- Insurance VND10,000,000/person/case
- Motorbike rental and fuel at southern and northern Phu Quoc (1 motorbike for 1 traveller)
- Tips for driver & tour guide (2USD/day per traveler)