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Lan Ha Bay – Discover the Pristine Beauty and Tranquility of Cat Ba Island

Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba is a beloved destination known for its untouched beauty and serenity, adorned with numerous small and large islands, each boasting unique shapes and captivating features. Visiting a Bay allows travelers to immerse themselves in nature and explore the everyday life of the local fishermen.

Where is Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba?

Covering an area of over 7,000m2, Lan Ha Bay is situated to the east of Cat Ba Island and to the south of Ha Long Bay. With its pristine charm and unexploited beaches, the Bay has become an attractive destination for travel enthusiasts. Exploring Lan Ha Bay, visitors can engage in various sea activities and discover the life of the local fishing villages.

The Best Time to Visit Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba

Being located in the northern region of Vietnam,  the bay experiences four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Each season carries its own unique and romantic charm. Depending on your preferences and schedule, you can plan your visit accordingly.

Typically, from April to June, during the summer season, the sea is calm and gentle, and the weather is sunny with clear blue skies, making it ideal for boat excursions to explore the bay. From September onward, outside the peak tourist season, Lan Ha Bay becomes tranquil, perfect for those seeking relaxation in a peaceful ambiance. During this time, visitors can still enjoy sea activities such as kayaking, surfing, and hiking.

How to Get to Lan Ha Bay

Traveling to Hai Phong

By Bus: There are numerous bus services from Hanoi to Lan Ha Bay, running continuously at intervals of 15-20 minutes per trip. You can easily catch a bus at Nuoc Ngam or Gia Lam Bus Station. Choose a bus that stops at Ben Binh to conveniently catch a boat to Cat Ba.

By Air: Most domestic airlines operate flights to Cat Bi Airport (Hai Phong). You can choose an airline based on your preferences.

By Train: If you have more time and want to enjoy the scenery along the way, you can opt for a train journey to Cat Ba. There are 4 trains traveling to Hai Phong daily, with a travel time of approximately 2.5 – 3 hours.

 Traveling to Cat Ba

By Boat to Lan Ha Bay: You can purchase tickets directly to the bay at Ben Binh. Be sure to prepare yourself well to avoid seasickness. The ticket price to Lan Ha Bay from Cat Ba is only around 30,000 VND per person.

By High-Speed Boat + Car to Lan Ha Bay: The boat will take you along the river to the final stop at Cai Vieng, and then you can take a bus to the island’s center. This method of transportation reduces the risk of seasickness.

Embark on an unforgettable journey, Cat Ba, and experience the untouched beauty and tranquility of this hidden gem in Vietnam. Immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes, indulge in exciting sea activities, and witness the fascinating daily life of the local fishing communities. Plan your trip now and create lasting memories in this enchanting paradise.

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