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Cat Ba Monkey island
Monkey Island is a private island located 1.5 miles from Cat Ba town. The beach here is one of the most beautiful beaches in Cat Ba Island. The sea water is so clean and emerald, the climate here is wonderful and nature are so beautiful island…

Cat Ba beaches
The two beaches are separated by a small hillock that can be climbed over in about 20 minutes. Most; however; take the easier route along a new; 700m; wooden seaside walkway around the mountain. Cat Co 2 is the less busy and more attractive of the two; and also offers simple accommodation and camping…

Cat Ba town
The aptly named Cat Ba Town is the main settlement on the island with around 8,000 inhabitants or on boats moored in Cai Beo bay, about 2km away from the town itself. It features 3 beaches and a parade of restaurants and hotels along the seafront and reminded me a little of small coastal towns back home in the UK…

Cat Ba National park
At the heart of Cat Ba Island lies a visually stunning and ecologically diverse national park. In 1986, 9,800 [98 km²] hectares (approximately one third of the Island’s total land mass) was annexed as Cat Ba National Park, the first decreed protected area in Vietnam to include a marine component (Dawkins 14)…

Lan Ha bay
This island-filled bay located south east of Cat Ba Island would be more famous if not directly next to the excellent tourist destination Ha Long Bay. In fact, if not the victim of administrative boundaries, Lan Ha would be considered a part of Ha Long Bay, and it has become an indispensable destination on its own right thanks to unspoiled and magnificent natural beauty…

Cat Ong island
Cat Ong Island is small beautiful island located 1.0 miles from Cat Ba town. The beach here is one of the most beautiful and quite beaches in Cat Ba Island. The sea water is so clean and emerald, the climate here is wonderful and nature are so beautiful island, good place for relax and active sport as kayaking excursions…

Viet Hai fishing village
Viet Hai Village, located approximately 18 km from Cat Ba island, the small fishing village of Viet Hai stretches along the coastline. To reach the village one can embark on an 8km trek passing the Ao Ech Lake before arriving in Viet Hai…

Cai Vieng harbor
To get to Cat ba island from Hai phong Vietnam, you have crossing Hai Phong and taking the ferry from Dinh Vu in Hai Phong and ends in Cai Vieng harbour away 40km to get in Cat Ba island, and from here you can take local taxi or honda ‘Om’ to get in to Cat Ba town…

Ben Beo harbor
Ben Beo, about 2km from Cat Ba town where most of the tourist boats berth. This is the most of Cat ba tourist boat pier, from here is old harbor of boat cruise from Halong bay, this pier is mainly route to Viet Hai village, Lan Ha bay and monkey island. And away 15km to Cat Ba National Park…

Gia Luan harbor
Gia Luan ferry, about 35km from Cat Ba town where most of the tourist and local ferry between Cat Ba island and Halong bay. This is main road from Halong bay to Cat Ba Town. 15km to Cat Ba National Park in mid way. There is also a public bus that meets the boats and ferry from Tuan Chau island in Halong Bay…

Ba Ham lake
Situated on the south-west side of Ha Long Bay, Ba Ham Lake is found on Dau Be Island (Calf Head Island) in Lan Ha Bay – Catba Vietnam. This island is part of the range of islands at the farthest end of Ha Long Bay, bordering the immense zone Long Chau Sea. Ba Ham Lake is situated in the middle of a narrow, rectangular area, with the all four sides enclosed by vertical cliffs…

Frog lake
Visiting Frog Lake in the World Biosphere Reserves, you can stop and take a rest to enjoy the charming nature, visit Viet Hai fishing village, mixing with the simple life of local residents and wander small islands on the dreamlike Lan Ha bay…

Thinh Linh lake
This lake is located in the middle of the forest. You will find a rich variety of plants and trees that you never know, when you move towards the cave where the old stone tools from the Neolithic Age have been discovered…

Van Gia floating village
Van Gia – Cua Van is situated at Hung Thang Commune, Halong City, 20km away from the tourist boat wharf, the fishing village lies in a calm bay surrounded by mountain….

Hai Phong
Unlike the two neighbors Halong and CatBa island, Hai Phong attracts less tourists unless they arrive in Northern Vietnam by cruiser ships. Yet, the city maintains many charming architectures with evident influence of early 20th century colonial style the French invested to build up the old town as an important sea port…

Ha Long Bay
Halong Bay is in the north east of Vietnam, about 151km from Ha Noi, it is part of Tonkin Gulf which covers the waters of Halong city, Cam Pha town and Van Don island, Halong Bay borders Cat Ba island to the south, the coastline is 120km long…

Hospital cave
This oozes historical significance, as it served both as a secret, bomb-proof hospital during the American War and as a safe house for VC leaders. Built between 1963 and 1965 (with assistance from China), this incredibly well-constructed three-storey feat of engineering was in constant use until 1975…

Trung Trang cave
Trung Trang (Trung Trang Cave) is easily accessible, but you will need to contact a ranger to make sure it is open. Bring a torch (flashlight) as it is gloomy inside. There is a challenging 18km hike through the park and up to one of the mountain summits. Arrange a guide for this six-hour hike, and organize a bus or boat transport to the trail head and a boat to get back to town…

Ben Binh
The ferry terminal connect Haiphong with the neighboring Cat Hai and Cat Ba Islands; Ben Binh Ferry terminal is located near the downtown area, while Dinh Vu Ferry is located on a spit of land on the coast…

 Cat Hai
Cat Hai island is 345km2, including two large islands: Cat Hai area of ​​approximately 40km2 and Cat Ba is more than 300 km2. Cat Hai District in northern Hung Yen armor (Quang Ninh) through the bilateral Dinh Vu island on the west, east and south is the Gulf of Tonkin…

Dinh Vu port
H
ai Phong Port System, the full upgrading of the Hai Phong Port on the short term is decided. Further, on the medium term, the complete development of the Dinh Vu Port area is foreseen…

Do Son
Do Son beach is one of the popular beaches among domestic tourists in the north of Vietnam, located about 20-km southwest of Haiphong city and 105 km East of Hanoi, 45 km from Cat Ba Vietnam, from Do Son can hire the boat to Cat Ba island…

Nam Cat island
Nam Cat Island is a nice island located 1.3 miles from Cat Ba town. The beach here is small beach in large island of Lan Ha bay, while has many more beaches around Cat Ba Island…

Titop Beach
Ti Top beach is 14 kilometers far from Bai Chay, 1 kilometer far from Bo Nau Cave, on the East of Ha Long Bay and close Cat Ba island, Vietnam. It is a sheer-sided mountain and tilted towards a snowy flat sand. Travel tours often choose this place of interest as a stop for their tourists…

Sung Sot cave
Situated in the center of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sot or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hon Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay near Cat Ba island…

Bai Tu Long bay
Bai Tu Long Bay is every bit as beautiful as its famous neighbour. Indeed, in some ways it’s more beautiful, since it has scarcely seen any tourist development…

Vung Vieng fishing village
Vung Vieng is located in the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, 24 km from the mainland. You are not only be immersed in the quiet and peaceful location viewing the charming landscape, and discovering the cultural life of the fishermen but also will be directed about sailing, pulling & dropping net off and fishing, the fishing village lies in a calm bay surrounded by mountain….

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