Vietnam

Phu Quoc

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Phu Quoc is an idyllic island that offers beaches, diving and kayaking to those looking to escape the bustle of Vietnam’s cities. Once a quiet backwater, Phu Quoc has rapidly embraced tourism. It’s worth looking beyond the resorts of Long Beach if you want a quieter, more tropical experience. Make sure to try some seafood on Phu Quoc — the island’s residents are traditional fishermen and its claim to fame is the production of Vietnam’s best fish sauce.

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Vietnam’s cultural highlights plus a beach break
Approx. 14 days
Hanoi (2 days) → Halong Bay (2) → Hue (2) → Hoi An (2) → Ho Chi Minh City (1) → Mekong Delta (2) → Phu Quoc (2) → Ho Chi Minh City (1)
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