Lan Ha Bay
Located on the south of Halong bay, Lan Ha bay belongs to Cat Ba Island, Hai Phong. A lot of people think that the destination belongs to Halong Bay because it also includes hundreds of islands, howerver, Lan Ha bay have different highlights. It's overlooking the Van Gate with over 7,000ha, of which 5,400ha is the management area of Cat Ba National Park. This is a very gulf-shaped bay about 400 large islands creating a huge picture depicting the scene.
A beautiful island in Lan Ha Bay
The density of limestone islands here is quite thick and still very primitive. It's divided sea surface into small, bays. Lots of lagoon and caves have not yet been discovered. There are hundreds of islands with many shapes depending on the imagination of tourists such as: Guo island (like a clog). Doi cave (like bats)... The stalactite caves, the characteristic features of the Ha Long populations are also present in Lan Ha, which is Ham Rong, Dau Ca, Ca cave...
The density of limestone islands in Lan Ha Bay
Other than Ha Long Bay, all 400 big and small islands in Lan Ha Bay are covered with trees or vegetation, even small islands that makes the bay become truly unique. A peaceful sea with small fishing villages is separated from the rest of the world. There are many species of local specialties such as: blue mussel, snakehead, crab, abalone, grouper, fish, fresh shrimp... are always ready to serve the daily meals of visitors. The bay has 139 small golden sand beaches, lovely and desolate as the "blue water" invite visitors to explore. Many sandy beaches stretch between two rocky mountains, quiet with no big waves. It's really the ideal beach lover. In the blue water is the colorful coral reefs such as Van Boi Beach, Van Ha... The calm sea as the island, island Cu, Monkey Island... where visitors can dive the coral.
Swimming on Monkey Island Beach
Cruise Lan Ha Bay, tourists can go through the ravine excursions in the bay, visit the caves, resting on the beach in the middle of the sea. Such as Tung Gau cave, Cat Dua beach. Cat Dua beach now also called monkeys island. There is a resort for overnight on the island. Especially, visitors can visit the growing pearl farms in this beautiful bay.
The best time to go to Lan Ha Bay is summer, the weather is always sunny, suitable for both bathing and boating on the bay. If you want to combine to travel Cat Ba can also go in the autumn of the North, but sometimes there are still storms and weather is not very sunny for the beach.