Discover Cat Ba Island in your Vietnam trip1992
Cat Ba Island is a wonderful choice for your vacations in Vietnam. This island belongs to Hai Phong city one the most dynamic industrial city in Vietnam. In general, located at the southeastern edge of Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam, Cat Ba is the largest of the 366 islands spanning 260km2. Cat Ba Island maintains the dramatic and spectacular beauty that seems to bring you into a truly-out-of-this-world land.
Nowadays, in the development of service sector, tourism is making its best effort to prove its growth. You can easy take Vietnam tours operated by some travel agents to visit Cat Ba Island. Here is a suggestion for you: tour Hai Phong Cat Ba Island for 2 days with the first day on route Hanoi Hai Phong Cat Ba, and the second day on route : Hai Phong Cat Ba Hanoi. Just freely color your experience in this marvelous area.
There are also a lot of modern and luxuries Vietnam hotels and resorts here for you to do relax and join some entertainment activities as well. Recently, over 105 hotels are listed in Cat Ba Islands tourist directory pamphlet, from cheap budget hotels to flashier upscale resorts, and construction is still underway on many more.
However, the most charming feature of Cat Ba is its natural beauty because approximately half of its area is covered by a National Park. The island has a wide variety of natural ecosystems, both marine and terrestrial, leading to incredibly high rates of biodiversity. Types of natural habitats found on Cat Ba Archipelago include limestone karsts, tropical limestone forests, coral reefs, mangrove and sea grass beds, lagoons, beaches, caves, and willow swamp forests. Cat Ba is also home to the highly endangered Cat Ba Langur. In 2004, Cat Ba Archipelago was declared a UNESCO Man and Biosphere Reserve Area in order to protect the multiple terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems as well the diverse plant and animal life that is found on the Island. National Park is really worth a long visit for Vietnam travels, isnt it?
Especially, almost all surface of this island is deployed to create access points, which can make it easier for tourists to visit the Island. Today, growing number of infrastructure are constructed on the Island such as bigger roads, dams to protect Cat Ba town from flooding. More amount of money is invested to make the island more and more convenient and modern.
Cat Ba Island has become a capital of adventure in Vietnam tourism. Visitors can kayak and take boat cruises through Ha Long Bay and the Cat Ba Archipelago, hike through the national park, mountain bike around the Island, explore many caves, swim at Cat Co 1, 2, or 3
With plenty attractive activities to do, Cat Ba Island has become a major travel destination in Vietnam for foreign and Vietnamese visitors.