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Phu Quoc – a beautiful and pristine archipelago is located in the Gulf of Thailand, Kien Giang province, Vietnam. Phu Quoc island is the largest island in Southern Vietnam and it is also the largest island in a population of 22 islands situated in this archipelago. Clear sea water, peaceful streams, smooth white sand beaches, wild and charming islets, and a lot of unique seafood are the great advantages of Phu Quoc tourism. Because its location is near the Mekong, how to transfer from the Mekong to Phu Quoc island is a common question traveler often search when planning to travel this alluring archipelago from the Mekong. This article will present some popular ways to reach Phu Quoc from the Mekong for travelers in order to help them get easier to plan their Phu Quoc trips.
The plane is an ideal choice for those who are finding how to transfer from the Mekong to Phu Quoc. Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar, Vietjet Air are airlines offering flights from Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Rach Gia to Phu Quoc island. Depending on the starting point, travelers can choose the airline having the flight that is suitable for the itinerary. One tip for travel is the cost of airfare from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc is much more expensive than one of the flights from Ho Chi Minh City or Can Tho to Phu Quoc so tourists should take a high speed boat to save money. It is also noted that the cost of airfares depends on the time of booking, so before arriving, call to book in advance.
If visitors choose shuttle bus or bus to reach Phu Quoc island from Ho Chi Minh City, the itinerary will be taking a shuttle bus from Western Bus Station to Rach Gia (or Ha Tien) and then from Rach Gia (Ha Tien) taking the boat to Phu Quoc. The ticket for the shuttle bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Rach Gia is about 150,000 VND/ticket. In addition, taxi is also listed as a choice for tourists to reach port before taking the boat to visit Phu Quoc island. However, its cost is quite expensive for a long way to the taxi is not highly recommended.
There are two routes travelers can choose to travel by boat from the Mekong to Phu Quoc island. The first is the route from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc island. The price of tickets for the adult is 350,000 VND / ticket and 250,000 VND/ ticket for children from 6 to 11 years old. The second one is the route from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc island. The ticket is 230,000 VND/ ticket for the adult and 160,000 VND/ ticket for children.
In conclusion, there are three popular means of transportation to choose for those who want to ask how to transfer from the Mekong to Phu Quoc. Hope that these tips and information shared in above will be useful for tourists who are planning a trip to visit these charming destinations.
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