Cat Ba National Park - Lan Ha Bay
Cat Ba National Park (in Cát Bà Island) is a designated World Heritage Site biosphere reserve. The park takes up 50% of Cat Ba Island, the largest island in Ha Long Bay, and has a stunning landscape with mangroves, forest jungle, limestone karsts, white sand beaches, and coral reefs. Home to the white-headed langurs, one of the rarest and most endangered primates in the world.
Visitors usually take an overnight boat trip on Halong Bay, then extend their stay for some more days in Cat Ba Town, which is the home of the National Park and Cat Ba Beaches.
However, you may be wondering how to get to Cat Ba Island from Hanoi. Now adays, it is very easy to go to Cat Ba from Hanoi. It takes about 3 hours by vehicle, speedboat, or cable car, which have a whole ticket together or separate tickets that clients can take. And it has daily operations for clients from the Old Quarter
A water part of Cat Ba biosphere reserve
Cat Ba National Park has a wide variety of unique ecosystems including tropical rain forests, karst mountains, mangroves, coral reefs, seagrass beds, caves, grottos, estuaries, and valleys.
There are numerous species of mammals found in the park, the more common ones are macaque monkeys, deer, civets, and squirrels, including the giant black squirrel. Over seventy bird species have been seen here, including hawks, hornbills, cuckoos, and others
Macaque monkeys,in Cat Ba National Park
The best way to explore and discover Cat Ba National Park by hiking. There are some good hiking trails from short 2-hour hikes to Trung Trang Cave or Ngu Lam Peak for the spectacular views over the jungle to the more challenging 4-7 hour, day-long trips to Viet Hai village, May Bau - Army Hospital Cave, Me Go - May Bau, and Trung Trang - Lien Minh Suoi Goi
From Navy Peak, Cat Ba Island
There are many famous caverns and caves in the park, including the Hospital Cave, Thien Long Cave, and Trung Trang Cave that attract thousands of visitors annually
The magnificent sea area surrounding the park, has secluded bays, pristine romantic beaches of white smooth sands, deep blue crystal-clear seawater, incredible karst mountains, and islands.
There are plenty of activities including fishing, swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, hiking, rock climbing, diving amongst magnificent coral reefs, simply sunbathing on the paradisiac beaches
Lan Ha Bay luxury cruises are available, including overnight cruises for 1, 2 or more nights. All the Lan Ha Bay Luxury Cruises listed are rated 5-Stars on Tripadvisor.
The best Lan Ha Bay Cruises that visit Cat Ba Island and Cat Ba National Park include: Paradise Cruise Ha Long Bay; Bhaya Cruises, Au Co Cruises, and Legend Halong Cruises. Sealife Legend Cruise; Le Theatre Cruise Ha Long Bay
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