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Experience the daily life of local fishermen in Ham Ninh fishing village

Ham Ninh Fishing Village is an ideal place for foreign visitors looking to experience the daily life of local fishermen as well as authentic regional dishes at affordable prices.

Experience the daily life of local fishermen in Ham Ninh fishing village
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Ham Ninh Fishing Village is the ancient fishing village in Phu Quoc Island which has many years of history. Ham Ninh Fishing is fantastic for tours in Phu Quoc. Experience daily life of fishermen, taste fresh seafood cooked in simply method, enjoy stunning sunset or sunrise in Ham Ninh fishing village will be wonderful for tours in Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam.

The Ham Ninh Village is located about 20km at the North East of Duong Dong Town on Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province in the South of Vietnam. Ham Ninh Ancient Fishing Village is famous for its breathtaking natural scenery and peaceful atmosphere and exciting daily life of fishermen living in Ham Ninh Village for many generations.  

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For almost tourists, the first impression as reaching to Ham Ninh fishing village must have experience in admiring the 300-m towering mountain with upright cliffs tinted mossy green which are blended harmoniously of cloud, moutain, sky and vast blue sea. Standing on Ham Ninh beach, we can sightsee Hai Tac island from a far distance, a little slanted toward the Southeast that can catch Nghe island hazily under the surface of blue water and the headland of Phu Quoc- Ong Doi top in the south.

Interestingly, so many years passed already but Ham Ninh fishing village keeps its unpolluted, inherent simple beauty with plain thatched cottages. Previously, local people earned living mainly on collecting pearl, catching sea cucumber, shrimp, crap… Recent years, islanders have new source of income from food product trading and selling souvenirs. Over hundred years, natured, rustic people here remain courage at sea; in spite of  going through hardships, they still love and have strong attach to this beautiful land.

One more exciting thing to do in Ham Ninh fishing village is to get up early in the morning and watch sunrise, the scenery turns most beautiful like the striking watercolour painting at the time of glow of dawn illuminate. The deep sky is gradually waking up,flock of birds are deliberately flying to search for food, and people are animatedly starting a new day…that absolutely bring great restful time and keep impressive picture in your mind.

When it comes to afternoon, you should take a stroll along the longest wharf called Ham Ninh in order to enjoy cool sea-breeze and survey the sea scenery in the sunset. Moreover, when tide ebbed away, you may walk along sandy beach, enjoy peaceful space and collect shells, nails to be gifts for friends…

Visiting Ham Ninh, travelers also have a golden chance to taste mouth-watering and healthful drinks and seafood like ginseng- seaweed water, “Tram” mushroom (a special kind of mushroom in the island), sea-horse soaking in the liquor and so on. And it is so great to lie on the sand, enjoy boiled flower crab meat and watch the stunning sunset on the beach. Before coming back home, visitors can buy some flower crabs, a bottle of sea-horse in liquor or some souvenirs made of shell as gifts for friends and family.

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