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Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba

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Venture off the tourist trail and uncover the breathtaking white beaches and limestone outcrops at Lan Ha Bay. This isolated bay doesn’t tend to receive many tourist boats, meaning you’ll be able to explore the beautiful area without the crowds. Geologically, the bay forms an extension of Halong Bay, with the 300 islands and rocks best explored by kayak, yacht, or boat tours. The bay teems with sea life; thousands of species of fish and molluscs call this area home, and you should also keep your eyes peeled for seals and dolphins. When you’ve finished exploring the islands, settle on one of the white sand beaches and enjoy the scenery. Make Lan Ha Bay a part of your Cat Ba vacation plans using our Cat Ba vacation planner.
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  • We took a small group tour of Lang Ha Bay and really enjoyed the kayaking and climb (not a walk) up Monkey Mtn. We were disappointed in the snorkeling because of lack of visibility. Unfortunately, the...  more »
  • Not much more to say really...quieter and more authentic than Halong...I don't want to stare at the beautiful scenery through 20 other boats  more »
  • It is much more relaxed than the super touristy Ha Long bay. If you want to dodge the crowed go here  more »