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Phu Quoc Weather in October: Temperature & Things to Do

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Phu Quoc is the largest and most beautiful island in Vietnam, also known as the Pearl Island, located in the Gulf of Thailand, Kien Giang province. The rainy season in Phu Quoc is from June to October, however many tourists choose to visit Phu Quoc in October. October marks the end of the rainy season, you can both enjoy the beautiful weather condition and the good price for the off-peak season. If you are planning a trip, keep reading our article about Phu Quoc Weather in October below.

Phu Quoc weather in October overview

October is ending of the rainy season so the weather in Phu Quoc is good condition to travel. The rainfall begins to decrease, only about 15 rainy days along with the humidity of about 83% bringing cool and comfortable air. Temperature is not too high between 24°C - 30°C so it is suitable for many outdoor activities.

Let's review the weather outline below:

Min Temperature 30°C Precipitation 245.8mm
Max Temperature 24°C Rainy Days 22.6 days
Humidity 83% Sunshine Hours 9 hours


Phu Quoc weather in October overview

Pros and cons

Pros: The weather condition in Phu Quoc in October is great. There is less rain than the previous month. The service price is also not as high as it is in the next month

Cons: Somedays in October, Phu Quoc has rain, so it can affect your plan for outdoor activities.


Things to do and events in Phu Quoc in October

Check-in at Suoi Tranh Waterfall

Suoi Tranh Waterfall is a four-meter-tall waterfall within the Ham Ninh Mountains, surrounded by lush greenery, natural caves, and rock pools. The waterfall is only 10 minutes drive from Duong Dong town and has become an ideal place for those who want to escape the bustling town center. Tourists come here to relax and breathe in fresh air while enjoying the surrounding nature. You can even picnic, camp, or watch the birds here. For tourists looking for adventure, you can hike further up from the main waterfall site, following the 15-kilometer stream to reach 200 meters high Hang Doi (Grotto of Bats). There you can see various flora and fauna such as shrimps, birds, orchids, ginseng, and mushrooms.


Take the Phu Quoc cable car

The Phu Quoc Cable Car to Pineapple Island is known as the world’s longest non-stop three-rope cable car ride in the world, which won a Guinness World Record. The ride lasts for 15 minutes, offers an amazing and unforgettable time to admire the whole beauty of Phu Quoc Island from the sky. On the cable car, visitors can have 360 degrees view of the sea and sky.  You can also take photos of the island from the glass windows. The arrival place of the cable car is Hom Thom island which is a famous spot for swimming, diving, snorkeling… and where has Sun World Hon Thom Nature Park.

Take the Phu Quoc cable car

Take the Phu Quoc cable car


Go Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

Phu Quoc is a popular destination to dive and snorkel both for Vietnamese and international holidayers. The island is home to pristine white sand beaches, green forests, crystal clear water, a unique ecosystem, so become ideal for diving and snorkeling enthusiasts and lovers. Coming to Phu Quoc, you can choose a full-day snorkeling and diving tour to Finger Island, Dam Ngang Island, and May Rut Island. This place has colorful coral and some diverse marine life. Besides snorkeling and diving, you can taste the delicious seafood, or see the life of Phu Quoc people.

Read also: Phu Quoc snorkeling guide.

Go Scuba Diving or Snorkeling

Go Scuba Diving or Snorkeling


Visit the Ho Quoc Pagoda

Ho Quoc Pagoda, also known as Truc Lam Ho Quoc, is the largest Buddhist temple on Phu Quoc. The temple offers a panoramic sea view as it is located along the coastal 10-km road the north of Sao Beach. Besides, this pagoda also has a lush mountain rich with wildlife for more explore. It is a nice place for you to visit, take nice pictures, or meditate and relax. The temple has limited shade so be sure and bring an umbrella and sunscreen to shield you from the unrelenting sun.

Visit Ho Quoc pagoda

Visit Ho Quoc pagoda


Tips for traveling Phu Quoc in October

  • The weather at the end of October becomes better than at the beginning. If you want to enjoy the cool weather with less rain, book a tour to Phu Quoc for the second part of the month
  • To avoid the high price of the service, you should visit Phu Quoc at the beginning of October. That time of the month the rainfall begins to decrease, and the scenery is also beautiful.
  • You can wear short sleeve shirts, shorts, dresses in Phu Quoc. However, do not forget to bring an umbrella in case it rains
  • From October to May is the time when foreign tourists come a lot, so the prices of 4-star hotels increase. Therefore, if you intend to rent a 4-star hotel when traveling, you should choose a 2- or 3-star hotel, or book the hotel early in advance.

The weather condition in Phu Quoc in October will never disappoint you, so do not hesitate to book the tour there. BestPrice travel can help you to have a trip to Phu Quoc. Let's hunt your best flight to Phu Quoc, hotels, tours, transfers now!

You might want to read Phu Quoc weather in November.


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