The Beach

Cat Ba Viet Nam: Small island, big experience

Cat Ba Vietnamese transliteration is “Cát Bà”

For the first time set foot in the small island have name Cat Ba, my first feeling about this place is the friendly, clean air, airy, views beautiful and featured of the sea. And now, please join me in a walk around the island.

Welcome to Cat Ba Viet Nam

Welcom to CatBa Viet Nam

Welcom to CatBa Viet Nam

– Dinh Vu High-speed ship station go to Cat Ba Viet Nam

Dinh Vu High-speed ship station

Dinh Vu High-speed ship station

The starting will go from the port city of Hai Phong, to Dinh Vu High-speed ship station and buy a ticket to depart trip to CatBa Island, so interesting.

In the morning, there will be three trains to choose from, at 3 frames Time: 7h15am, 9am and 10h20am, afternoon at then 2pm, 15:15 and 17:30. The trip 7h15am you choose will be better equipped to find hotels and attractions.

– Sea road to Cat Ba Island

Sea road to Cat Ba Island

Sea road to Cat Ba Island

You easily see the excitement when sit on the ship and watch out, the other high-speed ships are also implementing its trip, waves and wind and clouds above intertwined, a very great scene.

– Road through-Cat Ba island

Road through-Cat Ba island

Road through-Cat Ba island

Road through Cat Ba island is also an interesting way, the length of about 25km with the steep and long, a very interesting experience if you go by motorbike.

End of the road, when you’re close to Cat Ba Island, you will pass through Cat Ba National Park, is a special-use forests of Viet Nam, the world’s biosphere reserve. Cat Ba National Park at CatHai District, Hai Phong, Viet Nam.

CatBa National Park

CatBa National Park

Plant components: with 741 different species, many trees you, 23 species of mangrove plants, 75 species of seaweed, 199 species of phytoplankton.

Animal components: with 282 species, including 32 mammals, 78 birds, 20 reptiles and amphibians, 11 species of amphibians. Especially with the Cat Ba langur (ie head gold langur) is endemic of CatBa island, currently only 66 individuals, only distributed in the coastal mountains. Zooplankton 98 species, 196 species of marine fish, 177 species of coral.

Finish Road through-Cat Ba island, The first thing you need to do now is find a hotel or hostel to rest after long way, bath and rearranging furniture.

hotel in CatBa insland

hotel in CatBa insland

Now, prepare for lunch and rest, sleep very soundly comfortable at the room of hotel or hostel.

To 15h00, after resting comfortably, you should come out with a electric car (10,000VND / trip)  go to Cat Co Beach, Cat Ba-island to play and swim and body drop on the waves, putting your body floats on the sea, a very happy feeling .

CatCo Beach

CatCo Beach

Way down the beach

Way down the beach

The Beach

The Beach

wave

wave

happy moments

happy moments

Romp with the sea

Romp with the sea

Wow!  These moments enjoying clear blue sea really happy, you can end at any time you want, but you should leave before 19:00, freshwater shower, change clothes and return to the hotel. Dinner and walk on the roads here, visit a small market selling souvenirs, baby toys, drink water, eat cream ..vv.. and feel the friendliness of people island.

CatBa welcome gate

CatBa welcome gate

sightseeing boat

Sightseeing boat

Ending late in the day, you walk back to the room to continue to rest and prepare for a trip the next day at Cat Ba Island. because i’m not have much time so I had to pause my trip here to return. There are many other interesting things waiting for you to explore, to wish you a Happy travels in Cat Ba Viet Nam.

road to come back

Road to come back

End: you back at High-speed ship station when you go to Cat Ba island and return to Hai Phong City, ending a very interesting trip.