Vietnam Open Tour
Catba has become major tourist destination of the country
If you go to Haiphong, the people here will recommend you to visit Catba Island,
the largest island in the east of Halong bay, which is far 60 km from Haiphong with
hundreds of small and big islands on the smooth blue sea. This island is located in
two most big fish grounds of the East Sea: Longchau and Lanha beaches.
It also has a pristine national forest with many rare animals in the Red Book, the mini
beaches with pure water, and species of seafood such as: snout otter clam, gio fish,
huge oyster...Right appreciating the potential of Catba tour, the government
considered Catba one in four major tourist destination in the country. A series of
measures are focused on investment in Catba by Haiphong. The first thing is urban
electromagnetic line in order to cross sea to island, which was completed 3 years
ago. Then, setting up a communication system to the island. Previously, there were
only two ships to the island with 3 hours; nowadays, there are 10 high-speed trains
which have cooling units, including the private, the time of running only takes 55
minutes. On the other hand, a cross-island road, which links from Dinhvu to Catba,
will be completed early next year. At that time, visitors will run straight from
Hanoi to Catba and they only take 2 hours. There were 60 modern hotels springing
up, but most of them are of the private, contributing to the transformation of Catba
town more beautiful and modern.
When visitors entertain in Catba tour, they will visit primary forests, sit
on ships and roam on the sea, see hundreds of islands with exotic shapes ,
visit the pearl oyster,go for a bathe in two beaches: Catco 1 and Catco 2 with
white sandy beaches and very clean water, which is blue as sapphires.