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Cat Ba Island

The third biosphere reserve in Vietnam

Cat Ba Island

Recently, this rugged, primitive island has experienced a tourism surge. Visiting this beautiful site must be on the bucket list of almost every traveler to Vietnam. Cat Ba island has a reputation for its gorgeous and untouched charm as well as its diverse culture. Visiting Cat Ba island, you will be fascinated by the beauty of the sea, the limestone mountains with many interesting caves alternating with smooth white sand beaches.

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Things to do in Cat Ba Island

Things to do in Cat Ba, Vietnam

Things to do in Cat Ba Island

Explore the beautiful caves, Contemplate the sea in the evening and Visit Cai Beo Floating Village are the popular activities in Cat Ba, Vietnam

Places to visit in Cat Ba Island

Places to visit in Cat Ba Island

On Catba Island, travelers may visit to Canon Fort, Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba National Park, Hospital Cave, Cat Co beach and Viet Hai Village

Weather & Best time to visit Cat Ba island

Weather & Best time to visit Cat Ba island

The island is visited and busy most - or its peak time is on June and July when the weather is hottest and people tend to spend time enjoying cooler weather on the beach.


Things to buy in Cat Ba Island

Things to buy in Cat Ba Island

Dried squid, fish sauce and honey are the popular things to buy on this island. Do not forget this stuffs when you visit Vietnam

Where to stay in Cat Ba island

Where to stay in Cat Ba island

Cat Ba Island is a huge green carpet containing a lot of mystery and attractiveness. Also, Cat Ba is considered to be the third biosphere reserve in Vietnam and now recognized by UNESCO as the World Biosphere Reserve

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Transportation in Cat Ba Island

Get around Cat Ba Island

Almost every tourist destination in Cat Ba is easily accessible on foot, even the beach. Or you may hire a motorbike or a scooter to travel by yourself to save time and easy to control your itinerary

How to get to Cat Ba Island

There has been not any direct road to Cat Ba island up to now, so tourists have to follow two main routes to get to the island: From Hanoi to Quang Ninh/Hai Phong and from Quang Ninh/Hai Phong to Cat Ba

FAQs

Bring some items to avoid sunlight such as a hat, sunscreen… etc to protect the skin from the harsh sunshine.
Also, bring warm clothes, tents, mosquito repellents if you plan to go camping on the beach.
You should visit Cat Ba with a large group of friends to save money.
The service prices on holidays in Cat Ba are very costly and the island is crowded with people as well. Therefore, you should think thoroughly and choose the perfect time to visit Cat Ba Island

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