PHU QUOC NATIONAL PARK


13 Jan 2021

Phu Quoc National Park - a place you should not miss when coming to Phu Quoc Island, and to help make your trip more complete and memorable. Let’s discover this park with “Localtravelidea.com”.

Table Contents
  • I - How to get to the National Park in Phu Quoc, Vietnam?
  • 1 - Taxi to Phu Quoc park
  • 2 - Get Phu Quoc National Park by motorbike
  • II - Ecosystem of Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam
  • III - National Park in Phu Quoc places to visit
  • 1 - Vegetation and plants
  • 2 - Beaches near Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam
  • 3 - Phu Quoc National Park Animals 
  • 4 - Beautiful sceneries in the Phu Quoc National Park
  • 5 - Explore Phu Quoc national park waterfall
  • 6 - Mountain climbing & Phu Quoc national park trekking
  • 7 - Phu Quoc National Park hike to the top
  • IV - Note when visiting Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam
  • 1 - Ensure safety
  • 2 - Protecting the environment and the ecosystem
  • 3 - Should follow Phu Quoc National Park tours 
phu quoc national park
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 Phu Quoc National Park has administrative boundaries located in the communes: Ganh Dau, Bai Thom, Cua Can and part of the communes of  Cua Duong, Ham Ninh, Duong To and Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang province.

I - How to get to the National Park in Phu Quoc, Vietnam?

Phu Quoc national park trail is quite easy to travel. You just need to go to the communes of the national park and head east or north, you will soon encounter the green, immense forest. 

You can move here by many forms of transport such as taxi, private motorbike, motorbike rental or motorbike taxi.

1 - Taxi to Phu Quoc park

- Mai Linh taxi (0297 3879 888)

- Phu Cuong taxi (0297 3686 868) 

- An Hao taxi (0297 3919 191)

2 - Get Phu Quoc National Park by motorbike

Riding a motorbike is a great experience of going through the small paths in the national park. On Phu Quoc island, you can hire a motorbike to explore the amazing landscapes on your own with prices ranging from $5.2 - 8.7 per day.

 

phu quoc national park motorbike

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Some recommeded Phu Quoc national park motorbike rental shops:

Linh Trang Phu Quoc Motorbike Rental:

- Address: Phu Quoc Airport, Duong To commune, Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc island

- Phone number: +84 (0)37 8655 859

You may concern: Phu Quoc international airport

Phu Quoc Motorbike Rental:

- Address: No.106 Tran Hung Dao, Street 7, Phu Quoc island

- Phone number: +84 (0)98 555 4956

Phu Quoc Travel Bus Rental:

- Address: DT45 road - Cua Duong commune, Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc island

- Phone number: +84 (0)98 306 0154

II - Ecosystem of Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam

This place has a large scale with a total area of ​​31,422 hectares, including 8,602 hectares of strictly protected area, 22,603 ​​hectares of ecological restoration area, 33 hectares of administrative and service area. The forest and marine ecosystem of Phu Quoc National Park is extremely diverse and rich in species as well as genera and plants. This place is one of 16 Marine Protected Areas in Vietnam, which was upgraded from the Nature Reserve.

 

phu quoc national park forest

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The vegetation here is mainly evergreen forest that grows on low mountainous terrain with a total number of up to several hundred species, including: tree species (melaleuca, beans,..), oil sand, civet, chestnut, precious orchids (Orchids, moths...), precious herbs and some other parasitic species...

In addition to the rich flora, Phu Quoc national park animals system is also very diverse with 30 species of mammals, of which 5 species are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam such as: forest wolf, white monkey, pillar gibbon...; 200 bird species with 4 species listed in the IUCN Red List and 3 species recorded in the Vietnam Red Book; 50 species of reptiles, of which 9 species are listed in the IUCN list and 18 species recorded in the Domestic Red Book …

The best time of year to explore the national park is from February to June when the weather is in the dry season with less rain.

III - National Park in Phu Quoc places to visit

1 - Vegetation and plants

phu quoc national park vegetation
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The vegetation in Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam is extremely diverse, from the great trees to the small vines. The vegetation in this area is mostly dense evergreen forest on low mountainous terrain with a total of hundreds of species, to several hundred species, including: species of rustic trees (cajuput, beans, costata, dipterocarpus dyeri, dipterocarpus costatus, wild almond, hopea ferrea, omniscient, banyan, clusiaceae,...), precious orchids (Paphiopedilum callosum, Common snout orchid, Aphyllorchis...), precious herbs (knotweed, ant-nest trees, licorice, glutinosum, eucommia, amomum, etc.) and some other parasitic species (ferns, white-cotton-vines, etc.).

2 - Beaches near Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam

phu quoc national park beach
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This place has a 60km long coastline with charming scenery, mixing forests and the sea. Come here, if you get tired after exploring the national park with animals and plants, drop yourself into the clear blue sea and feel the refreshment that nature brings.
Some beautiful Phu Quoc beaches in the national park: Ganh Dau beach (Ganh Dau commune, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province), Cua Can beach (Cua Can commune, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province), Thom beach (Bai Thom commune, Phu Quoc district, Kien Giang province).

3 - Phu Quoc National Park Animals 

Is also very diverse including: 30 species of mammals, of which 5 species are recorded in the Vietnam Red Book such as: wolves, white monkeys, gibbon,... 200 species of birds with 4 species recorded in the IUCN Red list and 3 species recorded in the Vietnam Red Book; 50 reptiles, of which 9 species are listed in the IUCN list and 18 species are listed in the Red Book in the country.

4 - Beautiful sceneries in the Phu Quoc National Park

Not only is this place to explore nature, it is also the place to take great photos. Come here, you will catch the fascinating and magnificent beauty of nature and to retain those memorable moments, nothing like keeping through beautiful frames. Especially, on sunny days, the rays of the sun like arrows soaring down, weaving through many layers of leaves. The yellow of the sun, the green of the forest, the vivid colors of many flowers from a unique landscape picture, found only here.

5 - Explore Phu Quoc national park waterfall

This place is endowed by nature with beautiful streams and waterfalls. What is more wonderful when on the hot days are immersed below the streams here such as Tranh stream, Da Ban stream, Da Ngon stream,... Just take a bath, just enjoy the fresh, cool atmosphere, while listening to the birds singing, the sounds of animals calling for each other will indeed be an unforgettable experience for tourists.

6 - Mountain climbing & Phu Quoc national park trekking

phu quoc national park hiking
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It's a pity if you come here without conquering the summit of Mount of Lord. This is a mountain peak of 603 meters above sea level and is the highest place here. To reach the top of the God mountain you will have a journey through the lush green canopy. However, the majestic scenery on the top of the mountain will surely make you forget all the difficulties and hardships of the journey just gone.

7 - Phu Quoc National Park hike to the top

phu quoc national park walking

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Walking, climbing the mountain and visiting beautiful springs is also an option many tourists love. With this method, you plan to discover and prepare everything you need before the trip. Especially health, you must be in good health to be able to explore this vast national park.

Explore this destination with your feet to bring a great unforgettable experience. You observe the animals and plants in the forest; Take in the beautiful scenery of the wild nature, leaving the chaotic life behind.

IV - Note when visiting Phu Quoc National Park Vietnam

1 - Ensure safety

If you are less experienced in traveling or going to the forest and mountains in this place, be careful, ensure absolute safety during the journey. Before you go, you need to prepare the necessary items in case of use such as: medicines of all kinds, mosquito repellent, water, dry food, lighters, ropes, stick-shoes ...
Weather is also a noteworthy factor. Go in the months with dry, sunny weather. On rainy days, slippery roads will be very dangerous for you in the process of exploring the park.

2 - Protecting the environment and the ecosystem

Wherever you go, the environment always needs to be well maintained. The same is true for this place. Coming here, to ensure environmental protection, you should not throw rubbish indiscriminately on the way, throw down the stream or set fire leads to wildfire.

phu quoc national park landscape
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Forest ecosystem is still rich if people know how to protect it together. The animals and plants in the forest should only stop at the level of sight, observation and photography, you absolutely should not harm them in any way.

3 - Should follow Phu Quoc National Park tours 

As a tourist, of course you won't know the national park as a native. So to ensure safety, convenience and ease of having a full trip, you should follow the group and have a guide with you. Having a guide, giving directions and disseminating knowledge about the forest will surely help you to have the perfect trip and become a memorable memory.
Phu Quoc National Park is one of the most famous Vietnam’s natural parks and a place of very rich forest and marine resources. In 2006, this place was recognized as a biologically sensitive area. 
 
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