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Vietnam group tour tips and guides when traveling to Southern Coastal cities


Why should you join in the group tour travel to Vietnam? As you have known Vietnam is a country full of culture, the expertise of local guide will bring you a huge value local knowledge. You can easily explore amazing Vietnam’s natural beauty, tourist attractions with an acceptable price.

Besides, you can make more friends, who have a common interest in travel from over the world. When joining the group, you can not only discover deeper knowledge about Vietnam’s culture but also have an opportunity to extend understanding of people and the culture of another country. There are some Vietnam group tours tips for you.

Vung Tau

Vung Tau located near Ho Chi Minh City, about 125km. There are three ways: motorbike, public transport, and hydrofoil. If you travel with a group, you can totally choose motorbike to enjoy all of the beautiful scenery on the road. It will take you about 2.5 to 3 hours to get there. In common traveling with most of Vietnam group tours, they will take you to Vung Tau by bus. But the fastest way to get there is hydrofoil, about 1,5 hours and it costs 10 USD/pax (adult) and 5 USD/child (age 6-11, high under 1.4m).

The hydrofoil runs between Saigon and Vung Tau

The hydrofoil runs between Saigon and Vung Tau

The best thing about group travel is saving money. Recently people like to live in a homestay, instead of a hotel. If you rent the entire house, it will be cheaper. You can also choose an apartment or a small villa. The fresh garden yard and cooling swimming pool will be an ideal stop for a family trip or a group trip.

Because this place located near the city, so it is a safe and easy way to travel with a group. You can absolutely travel Vung Tau in 1 day. There are some places must be added to your group tour below:

Vung Tau Lighthouse

Vung Tau Lighthouse

You can reach the top of the hill by car or motorbike. From the top of the lighthouse, you can see the whole city and it better in the sunset. This place has the best scenery of the city, so you probably don’t have to climb to the top of Jesus statue.

Hon Ba Island

Hon Ba is a small island, located 200 meters away from Nho Mountain. The special is when the tide comes out, there is a small unpaved road. You can carry on over the trail and into the island.

Hon Ba Island

When the tide is low, you can totally walk to the island

Nghinh Phong Cape – literally meaning “Cape of greeting the wind” because this land gets the breeze all seasons. This land becomes the most attractive destination of Vung Tau. Tourist can not only wallow in the deep blue water but also can follow the trail to discover the lush forest or walk for a few meters to Hon Ba island.

Phu Quoc

Are you looking for the best place for Vietnam group tours? Here you are! Phu Quoc is a perfect choice in Southern Vietnam. The island attracts more than 2 million visitors, joining a group tour would help you avoid issues like fully-booked hotel, messy schedule or afraid of being ripped off in holidays. The fastest way to get to this paradise of beaches is by airplane (a 2 hours flight).

Phu Quoc

Crystal white sand and clear blue sea is the signature of Phu Quoc

Bai Dai – Long Beach (North of Phu Quoc)

Bai Dai is ranked as one of the ten beautiful beaches in the world by BBC. Bai Dai amazes the tourist by its wilderness and peaceful scenery. It becomes a should-not-miss place when mentioning Phu Quoc.

Bai Dai

The overview of Bai Dai

Snorkeling and Fishing Tour

These outdoor activities are great for a group tour. Exploring the underwater world, finding the amazing and colorful coral reefs. The clarity of the water has changed in recent years so if you are really into diving, there are diving clubs which have more advanced gears and safety guarantee. The fishing tour is more interesting because you can enjoy the fish right after you caught it, most of the boat-owners are happy to insist the cooking or they will show you some restaurants where you can bring the freshly-caught fish and cook it the way you want.

Fishing boats

Fishing boats are ready to set sail

A special tour that nowhere except Vietnam has – the squid fishing tour at night. A whole new experience when vision is limited and learning how fisherman catches squids in the traditional way. After that, of course, is the time to enjoy your hard-working reward, the fresh squids taste absolutely fabulous.

Phu Quoc Pepper Farm

The pepper that produced in Phu Quoc is literally the best in Vietnam. What makes the pepper here so famous is the geographic location and the perfect climate. There is a lot of pepper farms across the island, some of them are open for visitors and surely you can buy some as souvenirs.  



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