4-Day Con Dao Island Tour for Veterans
About the Tour
During this 4-Day Con Dao Island Tour for veterans, you will have a chance to explore both onshore and underwater attractions around this stunning island. As an area of breathtaking beauty, accompanied by a dark past, Con Dao enables you to make a scenic excursion while discovering its long history, especially in the French colonial era.
The tour also includes interesting activities such as diving, snorkelling, trekking and sea-bathing. Because all the protective gear like life vests or snorkelling equipment will be standing ready, you may rest assured that it would be a journey of safety and fun.
- Visit multiple well-known destinations in Con Dao Island (Con Dao Museum, Hang Duong Cemetery, Phu Hai Prison, tiger cages,...)
- Partake in an extensive range of sea and water activities
- Explore the beauty of Bay Canh Island through a full-day boat trip
- Revel in a trek through mangrove forests
Things to Know
Tour price based on group size (valid until December 2021):
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- Kids under 2 years old: free of charge
- Kids from 2 – under 12 years old: 50% of adult price
- Kids >=12 years old: as adult price
This is a 4 Days and 3 Nights tour.
After completing the check-in procedure, you can take a short break before spending the rest time of the day on other free activities. You can either stay at your room to relax or go out for swimming, sunbathing and enjoy cool breezes in the island. Then you will savor an outdoor dinner under the starlight.
Stay overnight at the hotel or resort and be prepared for the next day.
Con Dao Museum: This used to be the residence and workplace of island lords. When visiting this marvellous museum, you can broaden your knowledge about Con Dao history through myriads of artifacts, antiques, photos and documents preserved from the French colonial period.
Phu Hai Prison: This famous prison has marked the exile of thousands of communist soldiers. Here you may be told about legends of the Rice grinding Tunnel and Dark Compartment where brutal tortures have occurred.
Tiger cage system: Discover the system of French-style tiger cages which is solidly built, hidden among a labyrinth of inner and outer gates. Besides, you can visit the American-style tiger cages constituted by narrow and damp cells.
Hang Duong Cemetery: This is the burial ground of thousands of Vietnamese revolutionary soldiers and patriots from 1862 to 1975. When coming to this cemetery, the tour guide will also introduce the grave of Heroine Vo Thi Sau as well as the story of her life to you.
After that, you can have a relaxing time at Dat Doc Beach. It is wonderful to swim in the cool waters or walk along the coast, apart from taking several photos of charming landscapes.
Your lunch and dinner will be served at a local restaurant.
In your full-day trip on this island, there are two prominent activities that are worth a try, including trekking and snorkelling. Firstly, you will have an opportunity to go on a trek through mangrove forests to discover the mangrove ecosystem. For those who are into water sports, snorkelling to watch eye-popping coral reefs would be fantastic. As coral reefs here are diverse in both density and types, the experience will be more rewarding.
- Transfer during tour
- 3 nights in sharing room basic at a 3-star resort/hotel
- Meals included: 3 breakfast, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
- Entrance fee
- English speaking tour guide
- Bottled water
- Boat for sight-seeing, diving goggles, snorkels, life jackets
- Other transportations
- Personal expenses
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Services not mentioned in the itinerary