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Con Dao Island - Natural and historical site
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
From: Hanoi
To: Ho Chi Minh City, Con Dao
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Con Dao Islands was known as Poulo Condore, is one of those rare places in Viet­nam where there are virtually no structures over two storeys, and where the traveller’s experience is almost hassle-free. Owing to the relatively high cost and the inaccessibility of the islands, mass tourism has thankfully been kept to a minimum.

These days most visitors come to Con Son are package-tour groups of former VC soldiers who were imprisoned on the island. The Viet­namese government generously subsidises these jaunts as a show of gratitude for their sacrifice. Foreign tourists are still few and far between, though their numbers are on the rise. Under the French, there was used as a major prison for opponents of French colonialism, earning a reputation for the routine mistreatment and torture of prisoners.