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Visiting Phu Quoc Island In Vietnam? Here Are Five Of The Best Activities That You Should Not Miss

Travelers Today       By    Czarina Ara Lasco

Updated: Apr 15, 2017 05:11 AM EDT

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Visiting Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam? Here Are Five Of The Best Activities That You Should Not Miss
The Island of Phu Quoc is known for its beautiful marine life, temple and most especially, delicious traditional fish sauce. Here is a short list of some of the activities that you can do during your visit in the largest island in the Vietnam.
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Being the biggest island in all of Vietnam, the island of Phu Quoc has a lot of amazing landmarks and sceneries that attract tourists from all over the world. From pristine beaches to high mountains, Phu Quoc Island is one panoramic paradise for visitors to enjoy.

Here are some of the best activities that you must not miss during your travel to the island of Phu Quoc.

Explore Phu Quoc National Park. A travel to Phu Quoc Island will never be complete without you visiting the Phu Quoc National Park. This over 30,000-hectare national park covers an array of mangrove, forests, mountains and wetlands. As a matter of fact, half of the total dimension of Phu Quoc Island is covered by Phu Quoc National Park itself. According to Mapping Megan, guests can have the option to hire a motorcycle for tours or just take the walking trails of the national park.

Do underwater activities. Phu Quoc Island is one perfect place for divers and marine adventurers. Visitors can choose to dive on the two largest diving spots on the island, the Doi Moi or the so-called Turtle Island, and the An Thoi Archipelago. There are also professional divers who are ready to help tourists who want to go on diving or snorkeling. So whether you are a pro or a first-timer, you can still enjoy the spectacular corals and marine life in the sea covering the island of Phu Quoc.

Take a tour to the Dinh Cau Cape, Lighthouse and Temple. The Dinh Cau Cape, Lighthouse and Temple is one of the most popular tourist spots in all of Phu Quoc Island. Not only a famous tourist destination but this amazing landmark is also tagged as a symbol of the Phu Quoc's natives. The DinhC au Cape, Lighthouse and Temple is located along the Duong Dong river and is also near the Phu Quoc's night market where visitors can go on shopping and food tripping.

Go on fishing. Fishing is what makes the world go round for the people of Phu Quoc Island. And as the island's tourism grow through time, the residents have also started to offer several fishing tours for tourists. Guests can on fishing by themselves along the huge and rich fishing destinations on the island. You can also ask a restaurant to cook your freshest catches the traditional Vietnamese way.

Attend a Fish Sauce Workshop. Since the island of Phu Quoc sees fishing as the source of living, it is unquestionable why this island is also known for having some of the best fish sauces in all of Asia. In fact, Phu Quoc fish sauce is also exported to countries outside Vietnam. It is also used to make the traditional Phu Quoc dishes. According to the Lonely Planet, once you arrive at Phu Quoc Island, you can attend the fish sauce-making workshop where you will be familiarized with how the authentic and aromatic Phu Quoc fish sauce is produced.

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