The convenient geographical location of Lan Ha Bay

Van Boi Beach
Van Boi Beach

Have you ever wondered why Lan Ha Bay has a wild beauty with many magnificent limestone mountains and caves as well as beautiful beaches? It is no surprise that Lan Ha Bay is an ideal destination due to its location.

Where is Lan Ha Bay located in Vietnam?

Where is Lan Ha Bay located in Vietnam? Lan Ha Bay is located in the southern part of Halong Bay, Halong city, Quang Ninh province and the eastern part of Cat Ba Island, Hai Phong city. Lan Ha Bay covers an area of over 7,000 hectares, of which 5,400 hectares are under the management of the Cat Ba National Park. The arch-shaped bay with about 400 small and large islands has created a huge picture depicting the fairyland.

For those who haven’t set foot on Lan Ha, the bay still attracts them by the gentle name “Lan Ha”. This name reminds people of the image of an orchid flower lowering to the earth. This fragile and charming beauty of the name has aroused curiosity for visitors to travel Lan Ha Bay.

Lan Ha Bay
Lan Ha Bay

The best time to travel Lan Ha Bay

Because of its convenient geographical location in North Vietnam, Lan Ha Bay has four distinct seasons such as spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Spring starts from March to April, with the warm temperature which is the appropriate time for flowers to bloom. Summer usually lasts from May to early October. Tourists should note, at this time, the temperature in Lan Ha Bay rises with the heavy rainfall. Autumn usually runs for two months later with the pleasant weather, has less rain. Finally, the winter is from November to until February, cold and dry. The average temperature is around 17 – 22 degree Celcius.

With the cool climate, tourists can enjoy Lan Ha Bay at any time of the year. However, coming to Lan Ha Bay is a great way to travel to the island, so the Lan Ha Bay ideal time to visit is in the summer. At this time, the Lan Ha Bay weather is quite hot, tourists will want to enjoy the cool space of this place and immerse in the sea. When coming here in summer, visitors can participate in many activities such as diving into the sea to watch the coral reef, kayaking to explore the bay. In particular, you should not be here in July to September because there will be heavy rains or storms which is not convenient for the trip.

Many attractive tourist destinations

Because of being located between Halong Bay – the world natural wonder and Cat Ba island, Lan Ha Bay has also a lot of beautiful beaches and islands. In particular, it is easy to move to these destinations because the Lan Ha bay’s location is convenient for cruise lines, passenger ships and transportations.

Nam Cat Island

Nam Cat Island draws visitors by the wild natural features in four sides and is covered by charming forests. From Ben Beo, it takes about 15 minutes to go to Nam Cat Island by boat. Because of the pristine appearance, visitors coming to Lan Ha Bay always enjoy the feeling of peace. This island still maintains its natural value due to less human influences. With 3 large wooden stilt houses and 6 bungalows, you will immerse yourself in Nam Cat island when taking a break and enjoying the natural atmosphere of the sea. In addition, Nam Cat has plenty of services for visitors from swimming, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing … to camping and overnight activities.

Nam Cat island
Nam Cat island

Monkey Island

To reach Monkey Island, tourists usually take a boat from Ben Beo about 10 minutes to Cai Beo fishing village and some small islands around. Previously, Monkey Island is called Cat Dua because there are many wild pineapples that look very delicious but not eatable. At present, the name of the island is often called Monkey Island. The reason is that there are more than 20 monkeys dropped on the island by the ranger of Cat Ba National Park. They often go to the beach to play with tourists, eat the food such as bananas, apples, tangerines, candy which are given by visitors. The fun monkeys playing and climbing make an impression on those who come to Monkey Island.

Monkey island
Monkey island

Van Boi beach

In your Lan Ha bay trip, you can visit Van Boi beach on a small island. The sea water here is quite shallow. However, the natural landscape of Van Boi beach with mountains and forests is extremely wild and beautiful. Van Boi beach follows the protruding area of a mountain and has white sand, clear blue sea water and it is extremely remote.

Van Boi Beach
Van Boi Beach

Van Boi is also a great beach for diving to admire the colorful coral reefs. In addition, there are many other destinations to admire the coral such as Van Ha beach, or the calm sea water areas such as Sen island and Cu island.

Moreover, tourists should not ignore kayaking when visiting Van Boi beach. You can kayak to explore Luon Cave, then turn round to Van Boi beach with the cool blue water and beautiful space in the middle of the quiet bay.

Thank to the beauty that mother nature gives, Lan Ha Bay always attracts a large number of domestic and foreign tourists to visit each year. If you want to know more information about Lan Ha Bay, feel free to contact us via our website. Share this article if it is useful to you. Have a nice trip!

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