The purpose of the trip is to introduce to visitors the characteristics of material – cultural - spiritual life of Local people, for to know the key economic sectors here and you also shared some historical informationsabout this spirit island.
The program starts at 09:00 AM to pick up pick up you at your hotel and driving to
An Thoi fishing village - A fishing village located in the end of island’s southern part where having many fishermen living and working there (Mostly fishing near the shore) who come from the areas of Mekong River from 50 years ago. Here you will see the pier, fishing boats and daily activities of Local people, seeing so many kinds of fresh and dried seafood in the fish market nearby.
After having a fist look really Local the guest shall visit the museum of Phu Quoc prison (Coconut jail) - a notorious prison built by the US Army and Southern Vietnam Govement from 1967 to 1973 to confine about 40,000 Communist Army prisoners. We have about 30 minutes go around and you will see many informations and pictures about this prison. While you look around the guide will talk with you many infomations about this prison and Vietnam War also.
Next is Pepper farm: Pepper is one of the famous specialties of Phu Quoc Island, and pepper farm is one of the three main economic sectors (including fishing, pepper farm and tourism) of Local people up to this time. Here, you will know how to grow and caring pepper trees, how the people harvest pepper, you can also buy products made from black pepper as a gift to the family or relatives.
Now say goodbye with southern part, we will driving to the center and will be Duong Dong Market (Center Local Market) around 11.00 AM and then the guide will guide you around and you will easily see “what is the Local people sell and buy”, “how to noisy from Local people’s crowd” and “how much for exchange rate between VND and products”…, ect ect, ….
Near by Duong Dong Market will be Dinh Cau temple – a small temple on the rock and on the beach. This is the place had many non-religion peoples come to pray, including Local people and tourist. They pray for lucky, from peace and prosperity. With almost Local people this is a big icon of religion, with tourist this is a most sacred place in Phu Quoc Island. And after visit this temple the guest learned religious characteristics of Local people here and Vietnam people from our guide.
Another specialty of Phu Quoc is fish sauce - number one fish sauce of Vietnam and maybe number one on the world. We will know about it in Khai Hoang Fish Sauce Factory. Come here you will learn about the process of creating delicious fish sauce starting from the marinated fish on the boat, you can also taste a bold sauce set to 45 degrees of protein.
Now you have known about 90 percent about Phu Quoc Island Local life and a bit about Vietnam. Please take a seat to drink a cup of Café after that we come back your hotel (on the way come back we will over tourist center to having a look about tourism development) and will be three about 15.00 PM.
+ Notes: Tours organized on Monday, Wednesday and Friday every week! Join with small group less than 11 guests. Private Tours available everyday!
+ Price: From 40 USD per person including: New Minibus 16 Seats Ford Transit with air condition for pickup, English Speaking Local Guide, Cold water, A cup of Cafe, Visit fees and Insuarace.