Cat Ba Island

Rugged, craggy and jungle-clad Cat Ba, the largest island in Halong Bay, is straight out of Jurassic Park. Lan Ha Bay, off the eastern side of the island, is especially scenic and offer numerous beaches to explore. While the vast majority of Halong Bay’s islands are uninhabited vertical rocks. Cat Ba has a few fishing villages, as well as a fast-growing town.

Vietnam offers much in Halong Bay tours

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ACTIVETRAVEl ASIA recommends kayaking and cruising places in Vietnam

ACTIVETRAVEL ASIA (ATA ) aims to advise travelers places to kayak and cruise in Vietnam. Travelers have the chance to discovery the breathtaking landscapes, remote scenery and get exciting experiences.

Getting There & Away and Getting Around

With a marked improvement in road around the region, boat transport is not as popular as it once was, but the hydrofoil Mong Cai remains a good option for any overlanding to China.

Sights and Activities in Cat Ba

Tel: 216350 – Admission: 15,000 – Guide fee per day: US$5 – Open: Dawn – Dusk.
This accessible national park is home to 32 types of mammals – including langurs, wild boar, deer, squirrels and hedgehogs – and more than 70 species of birds have been sited, including hawks, hornbills and cuckoos. The golden-headed langur is officially the world’s most endangered primate with just 60 left in the park. 

Eating and Drinking in Cat Ba

EATING
Sumptuous seafood is the smart choice in Cat Ba town and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from along the seafront strip.
DRINKING 
One of the most enjoyable ways to spend time in the evening is to sit at tables on the water-front towards the eastern end of the harbour, order a drink from one of the stalls, and watch the world go by.

Hai Phong - Cat Ba

Hai Phong is northern Vietnam's main port, and an important industrial and commercial center. 105km from Hanoi, Hai Phong is a beautiful city with much of the central colonial quarter still preserved. Many streets are bordered by flame flower trees, giving the city its other name 'city of flame flowers'. Hai Phong is also a good base for exploring other areas in the northeast such as Cat Ba and Halong bay.

Catba Island Vietnam

Cat Ba is the largest island in Halong Bay. The island has a few fishing villages and a small town. On the east side of the island you will find Lan Ha Bay which has numerous beaches and excellent scenery.

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Things should Do with Private Tours to Vietnam

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