Con Dao Island

Previously an outpost and a penal colony, Con Dao is now an uncrowded island with quiet beaches, rugged national parks and a fascinating history thanks to its striking natural beauty. Located off the South-East coast of mainland Vietnam, Con Dao is 145 miles from Ho Chi Minh City, only 45 minutes away by air, or 2 hours and a half from Soc Trang by speed boat. Con Dao represent the ultimate in secluded luxury, with much of the land entirely untouched.

The largest of the islands is Con Son (commonly called Con Dao Island), also known by its colonised name of Iles Poulo Condore. Settled as early as the 16th century by Europeans and then the British East India Company two centuries later, the island has gone on to have a culturally rich and politically intense history.

In addition to hiking, diving and exploring deserted coastal roads and beaches, there are excellent wildlife-watching opportunities such as the black giant squirrel and endemic bow-fingered gecko.

Con Dao Island - Vietnam Tours

Start city: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Finish city: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Duration: 4 Days & 3 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao - Ho Chi Minh City

- Extendable with optional tours from Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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Tour Highlights
  • Beach relaxation on blue clear water.

  • BRIEF & PRICE
  • ITINERARY
  • TOUR MAP
  • FAQs

BRIEF & PRICE

This is sample itinerary for the package of Con Dao Island. Contact us for more details and best offer (Prices depend on your travel dates, specific hotels/ resorts and activities).

ITINERARY


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Fly to Con Dao.
Pick up at your hotel in HCMC then transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for your flight to the Con Dao Archipelago. Upon arrival on Con Dao you will be greeted by a resort representative and taken to your hotel. Spend enjoying the stunning location and the resort's abundant facilities.
Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Con Dao.

Day 2: Con Dao Free at leisure.
Perhaps you may just wish to relax on the beach or by the pool today or alternatively you may wish to take part in some of our activities (optional) as below:
- Senses Diving (explore the underwater world of Con Dao): Whether you are an experienced diver, beginner or just want to explore this stunning untouched island, we offer a safe,professional service with the personal touch.
- Discover Con Dao Islands (adventures around Con Dao): Con Dao Island has a colourful history, great morning markets and an amazing sea life, all of which can be explored with our local tour guide. Meet the locals and discover a different side of the Con Dao Island.
- Trekking and Adventure (see the beauty of Con Dao): Let our local experts show you many of the secret spots of Con Dao Island. Enjoy unique adventures around Con Dao with fun excursions planned by an experienced tour guide. From squid fishing, hiking, coral and marine discoveries, and much more.
- We also have a range of activities suitable for the whole family and children of all ages to enjoy. Children will have entertainment, fun and learning all day long during their holiday on Con Dao Islands.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Con Dao.

Day 3: Con Dao – Free at leisure.
Another day of relaxing or to spend as you wish.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Con Dao.

Day 4: Con Dao – Fly back to Ho Chi Minh City.
The morning is at leisure until check out. Transfer to the airport and take a flight back to Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in N/A.

TOUR MAP

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FAQs

1. Are tour dates of "Con Dao Island" flexible?

Yes, this beach holiday package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.

2. Can I extend or change my stay?

Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).

3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?

The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.

4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?

The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.

5. Are there any discounts available?

We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.

6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?

We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.

7. Are meals included?

We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.

8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?

Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.

9. What if I have a special request on food?

You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.

10. What are the accommodations like?

Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.

11. What type of transportation is used?

Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.

12. Is this tour suitable for kids?

Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.

13. How many people are typically on your tours?

We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.

14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.

15. Do tour rates include international flights?

This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.

16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?

When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.

17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?

Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.

18. How much should I budget for tips?

Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.

19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?

Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.

20. How to change or cancel my reservation?

- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html

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Above Price Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Airport transfers (pick up & drop-off)
  • Return flight ticket Ho Chi Minh City - Con Dao.
Above Price Excluded
  • International flights into and out Vietnam
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, massage/ spa etc.)
  • Optional tours
  • Tipping
  • Travel insurance
  • Vietnam Visa fee.

Did you know? All of our Vietnam Tours are private and depart daily. Vietnam Tours can organize any additional accommodation.
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