Cat Ba IslandHai Phong, Vietnam
With its total area 354 km ², Cat Ba Island is the largest island in Halong Bay. It is decorated with splendid small beaches between small fishing villages, deserve to take a break after the visit of the famous Halong Bay.
Cat Ba island is the largest island in Halong Bay, covering a total area 354 km ². It is decorated with splendid beaches between small fishing villages, deserve to take a break after the visit of the famous Halong Bay.
Cat Ba is an archipelago covering approximately 367 islands of different shapes and sizes. The main island is Cat Ba with an area approximately 200km².
The topography of Cat Ba island mainly consists of limestone mountains with many caves and beaches. The limestone mountains have an average height of 150m, the highest of which is Cao Vong Peak, 322m above sea level.
Cat Ba island is characterized by beautiful natural scenery, and abundant forest and sea resources. There are numerous beaches on the island that are clean and smooth, with translucent blue water. Coming to this beautiful island, visitors are not only bathed in cool blue beaches, but also can discover mysterious nature through primitive forests on the island.
There are several activities for you to enjoy Cat Ba Island: Take a boat trip to discover off the beaten track Cat Ba small islets such as the Cat Trai Gai, Duong Gianh and Hien Hao; Enjoy kayaking in Ba Ham tunnel, Vung Vieng beaches; Swimming, sunbathing on Cat Co Beach; Explore fascinating caves and grottoes, such as Hang Luon, Khe Sau, Trung Trang, Gia Luan and Kim Cuong…
One of the most interesting things to do in Cat Ba island is to take a boat trip to enjoy sunset over Lan Ha Bay. On the golden background of the horizon and the dark blue of the sea, the heaving islets become multiform, the white sea-gulls hover and sea-eagles make circles in the sky, all beautifying the immense and fascinating space, and enchanting the visitors.