Lan Ha – beautiful poetic bay of Vietnam


Located adjacent to Halong Bay, but Lan Ha Bay still has some special features which are completely different in compared with Halong. If you want, you could combine visiting Lan Ha Bay with other tourist attractions in Halong Bay.

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Luon Cave

Located on Bo Hon Island, the front is Hon Con Rua and the right is Cong Troi, Luon Cave’s escarpment is stiff and water is blue and smooth all year round. The cave always attracts tourists not only because of the unique shapes but also the harmony and appealing natural scenery.

Luon Cave (via

Nam Cat Island

Nam Cat Island attracts tourists because of the wild characters with four surfaces of nature, exotically charming forests and sea surrounding. From Ben Beo, staying on boat for about 15 minutes and you will arrive at Nam Cat Island. Due to the wildness here, tourists always enjoy the feeling of tranquility. The intervention of humans on this Island is limited in order to keep the natural values. With 3 large wooden stilt houses and 6 motels made from bamboo, resting here will allow you to immerse yourself with nature. In addition, the island also has a full range of services for tourists, from the beach, kayaking, fishing and scuba diving to campfire activities, team activities at night.

Monkey Island

Monkey Island (via Báo Mực tím)

Tourists often go on boat from Ben Beo (about 10 minutes) and through Cai Beo fishing village and some other tiny islands to reach Monkey Island. Previously, Monkey Island was called Cat DuaIsland because there are many wild pandanus trees looking good but not edible. Currently, the island is often called Monkey Island. The reason is that there are over 30 monkeys by the rangers of the National Park Cat Ba bring here. They usually play with the tourists at the beach, eat foods delivered by tourists such as bananas, apples, tangerines, candy… Funny monkeys playing and climbing impress those people who ever came here and gradually people call this island as Monkey Island.

Van Boi beach

This is an ideal tourist destination for those who love kayaking as well as swimming because it is located in the calm part of the bay with cool blue water and beautiful landscapes.

Lan Ha Bay (via Best Halong bay Cruises from Asialink Travel Vietnam)

Rua Island

This is a small island located in the Lan Ha Bay with shapes like the turtle swimming on the water surface. The island is located close to the Ben Beo road to Viet Hai village.

Chuong Island

Chuong Island has other names which are Nen island, But Island, Bap Chuoi Island. This is a small island located on the way from Cat Ba Island to Cua Van fishing village.

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