Cat Ba tourism in recent years was the top choice of many tourists not only in and outside the country, especially in the summer or the holiday occasion. Let’s explore together the experience of dining in the hallway, walking, shopping and the tips make for interesting Cat travels especially this summer!
Appropriate time to travel to Cat Ba
Visitors can travel to Cat Ba at any time during the year, but the most appropriate is still around May 5, 6, 7 – an ideal time for vacation and avoid the summer heat. However, the service a little higher than usual.
International guests often prefer to Cat Ba around November to March, while domestic visitors prefer Cat Ba tourism from April to October every year. Especially, tourists often come to Cat Ba on weekends or holidays so if you have time go to midweek to avoid crowded, every hotel room service or price.
Location, sightseeing while traveling to Cat Ba
Beaches of Cat Ba
most famous in Cat Ba not to mention the beaches Cat Co 1, 2 and 3 are very close to the center, where beaches Cat Co 2 are beautiful with clear water. From the town center you can catch motorcycle taxi or tram to get to the beach, only reach VND10,000 / person. If not brought under swimwear, you can rent here and the experience of tourists and people here, you should go ashore before 18:30 because then a strong tide and high waves.
Formerly also known as Pineapple Cat Island because the island has a lot of pandanus are people drinking water used to soak the cooling or drying as medicines. But now, tourists are familiar with the name Monkey Island by island has about 20 small monkeys often play down the beach and eat the food that visitors to them. There are 2 beaches are Pineapple Pineapple Cat 1 and Cat 2 are very clear and are the ideal bathroom for guests.
This is the destination could not come in the journey to explore Lan Ha Bay, you can free swimming or join a diving tour in a center there, trained instructors and prices about 1 million / 30 minutes.
Ancient fishing village of Cai Beo
As one of the oldest fishing villages in Vietnam, very popular in Cat Ba. It is not noisy like Lan Ha Bay pier that has a lot of ships, boats ready to take you sightseeing around the fishing village looks peaceful. Normally if you are traveling in groups, you should rent a boat, ship, boat big just sightseeing while listening to the boatman introduced after the story interesting, close to fishing villages or stop at the household to admire firsthand seafood places.
Cat Ba National Park
This is the next place you should visit when to Cat Ba. Cat Ba National Park is the world biosphere reserve with ecosystems extremely diverse with approximately 741 different species of plants, including many rare. Therefore, it also is one of the fascinating attractions many tourists. After purchasing tickets you will be sightseeing in the ecosystem and landscape within the national parks such as the Bat Cave, Cave Home Central, .. and some other famous caves.
Visiting Lan Ha Bay by kayak
Normally kayaking explore Lan Ha Bay is the favorite adventure, climbing very interesting. You will be sailing on the waves Hovers to feel complete junk limestone mountains, caves, clear water with sky immense vastness, explore the white sandy beach stretches, mountains grow at sea, not just kayaking explore Lan Ha Bay where you can paddle explore the fishing village of Beo, monkey island, luxurious, dark cave, if able.
Delicious dishes to try in Cat Ba
Tourism Cat Ba, visitors not only be comfortable immersed in sea water, blue, cool, or discover the natural beauty of the islands here, but also the opportunity to enjoy the its excellent cuisine here: shrimp noodles, steamed fragrant crispy snout, sam 7 dishes, sea snakes, … ..Tat’re both charming Cat Ba and eat once that visitors can hardly forget the taste characterized it.
Snout ( Tu hài)
Snout or called geoduck, children hanging out, and famed seafood is one of the rare, high nutrition and special flavor. Show snout may appear in multiple regions of the locality, but the best place to enjoy the snout is Cat Ba Island, where waters suitable for the growth and development of krill nay.Tu comedy can be processed into baking dish, salad, porridge … but still is the most delicious steamed crispy snout mingled with the fragrant taste of time.
Grouper (Cá Song)
Grouper is a fish of warm waters, Pacific region and 37 species. In our country there are about 30 species, there are 3 types of Cat Ba own grouper is fat, but black and high waves. Grouper is a fish and animal feeding data to the high nutritional value. From grouper people processing more tasty and nutritious as: salad, porridge, soup, steamed, sauce, grilled … In addition to the delicious food, the release fishing pole but in night also attract tourists .
sea snakes have small bodies, elongated 1-2m scaly, flat rear as oars. Small end plates covered horns, teeth venomous lies in catching the dropped jaw tren.Ran viscera, retaining only bile and fat layer. Solid washed his blood alcohol at 90 degrees C (washed with water) and then dry or dried. Details sea snake trim mixed with alcohol and aromatics oral treatment of multiple blood, dizziness, back pain, aching bones …
Red snapper and cobia
sea has generously endowed island of Cat Hai two types of fish rich in the nutritional value and economic support. From these two types of fish it was processing a lot of dishes; salad, soup, steamed, sauce, barbecue.
Sam usually live in pairs, so long as a weight sam up, sam male only half. Always two males and females will stick like a shadow on tomorrow children should newly formed folk saying “Love like sam” When caught sam, people often give sam male by less meat, just getting sam females. After sam slaughtered meat can be processed both on a dozen dishes. Popular soups, salad, grilled, fried with chilli, sweet and sour, sorghum, rice porridge … sam sam Processing dishes always accompanied by spicy, sour, hot as galangal, lemongrass, chilli, vinegar; herbs characterized as guise leaves, onion, laksa … Among the dishes prepared from sam, sam most attractive dish baked, sweet and sour crab.
Shopping and gifts while traveling to Cat Ba
Ink Dry Cat Ba
Cat Ba dry ink has long been a specialty dish each guests of Haiphong. Sitting with friends, sip chatted baked disc cartridge, the center will be moments of comfort, fun.
Cat Hai fish sauce
Since ancient fish sauce or fish sauce Van Van Cat Hai was once famous by the quality and rare aroma with protein from 15 to 40. Cat Hai fish sauce is different from other types by scent, flowing and nutritious taste. The ancients had a saying: “Dua La, Lang basil, taste with crude soy sauce, fish sauce etc, perch dress Lightning”
And today is not suddenly Cat Hai fish sauce that was recognized in the top 10 specialty sauces and spices well known Vietnam, Gold Medal National Fair for quality of life and 4 years (2005-2008 ) was voted one of the 10 most outstanding enterprises of the city of Haiphong, 9 consecutive years by consumers voted as Vietnam high quality Goods.
Cat Ba National Park Honey
Be blessed for the variety of precious flora diversity, the environment air and noise pollution should not Cat Ba is a place with great potential for the development of beekeeping. The wild flowers are nectar sources, pollen tremendous, unprecedented brand has created a forest flower honey nutritious Cat Ba.