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Cheap Flight from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao

Sat, 17 Mar 2018. Last updated Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:03

Con Dao – one of the most mysterious islands on the planet, is a favorite destination for the pristine beauty of the tropical sea with its stretches of white sand and the most diverse marine ecosystem in Vietnam.

Book a flight from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao to explore the beautiful Con Dao.

Tourism attractions

Former Con Dao Prison

Con Dao prison is the largest prison system, oldest, and especially important during the long history of Vietnam, which repeat that everybody would shudder. The prison complex is located in Con Son town, Con Dao island. Con Dao prison is also known as a place with the notorious prison system, the hot and stifling rooms, along with the form of forced labor, the grisly torture tools, which might make you hair-raising. So cheap flights from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao surely will make you enjoy a special atmosphere there.

Tai Island

Tai island is located in the southeast of Con Son island, with an area of 34 hectares, from Con Dao pier 5.3 km and about 1km from Shark Cape. Hon Tai has beautiful natural landscapes, attractive to visit, go sightseeing and explore nature. The marine ecosystem of Tai island is now a colorful picture of coral reefs with the sea creatures in the blue water. Coming here, you can see the ebony squirrels, the special type of squirrels only in Con Dao, Vesuvius, gecko, many seabirds, white snake, a rare bird of the dove family, and red face monkey.

Cau Island

Cau island is an ancient village of King Gia Long with the name "Ba Thiet village" a famous historical site, where French colonialists and American imperialists detained Vietnamese Battle class, including the late prime minister Pham Van Dong. Come to Hon Cau, you will have the opportunity to discover and learn more about ecosystems and enjoy the beautiful, wild and clean environment in Cau island. If you fly from Ho Chi Minh to Con Dao to find a peaceful place, this will be the best choice ever.

Forest Museum at Con Dao National Park

comprising of forest and forestland of 5,998 ha, biodiversity marine protected an area of 14,000 ha. The management also covers 20,500 ha of marine buffer area. Con Dao National Park is one of only two terrestrial and maritime National Parks in Vietnam which encompass both terrestrial and marine natural resources. Con Dao has largely escaped the exploitation and destructive fishing that have been the fate of other reefs in Vietnam and is considered one of the best examples of marine conservation in the country. Although historically the French wardens forced prisoners to collect live coral and turn it into lime, the coral reefs have survived.

Popular airport in Con Dao

Co Ong Airport, Con Dao (VCS) - Vietnam

Con Dao Airport or Co Ong Airport (IATA: VCS, ICAO: VVCS) (Vietnamese: Sân bay Cỏ Ống) is located on Con Son island, the largest island of Con Dao archipelago off the coast of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province, Vietnam.

Con Dao Airport

Popular airlines flying from Hochiminh City to Con Dao

Vietnam Airlines -> 73 USD

  Flight number                                       Departure time          Arrival time  

  Daily OV 8051                                               5:55 am              6:55 am
  Daily OV 8053                                               9:05 am              10:05 am
  Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat   OV 8055                       9:30 am              10:30 am
  Daily OV 8057                                               12:10 pm             1:10 pm
  Daily OV 8059                                                3:00 pm              4:00 pm
  Daily OV 8073                                                3:20 pm              4:20 pm

There is only Vietnam Airlines providing Ho Chi Minh Con Dao flights. The Saigon - Con Dao route is operated with an average frequency of 3 flights per day and costs about 1,000,000 VND. The earliest departure at 5:55 am and the latest at 3:30 pm with a flight time of 1 hour.

Useful information

Cuisine 

Con Dao island is famous for its pristine beaches and its beautiful scenery, it is also famous for its mouthwatering dishes that feature the island own unique flavor. Specialties in Con Dao can be mentioned as her snail, jelly, sea garnish, oyster sauce along with countless delicious dishes made of seafood, such as moon crab, shrimp, crab, and fish. During the trip to Con Dao, visitors should definitely try Moon Crab - a special dish in Con Dao. Crabs have the most delicious meat on the moonrise. This is in stark contrast to the other crabs, which are often spongy in this period. Perhaps this is also the reason that people give it the name of the moon crab. No need to process picky just bring the crab to steam or boil the right to have a delicious food.

Moon Crab

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