CAT BA ISLAND
Located south of Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba Island is pure love. It is an ideal place to spend a few days for its privileged location, perfect for discovering Lan Ha Bay and Ha Long Bay.
One of the best things of Cat Ba is the value for money. When I was there I had these prices:
- One night hotel with two beds for 5€.
- Rent a motorcycle for 24 hours for 2€.
- Eat local food in a restaurant for 2€.
- Take a half-liter beer in a bar for 0,5€.
BEST THINGS TO DO AND SEE IN CAT BA ISLAND
- Get a tour to Lan Ha Bay or Ha Long Bay
- Visit the Cat Ba National Park and the Trung Trang Cave
- Have a swim in the beaches next to the main city
- Rent a motorbike and explore the island
- Find an old abandoned bunker from the war (send me message for details)
- Join a party from the Woodstoock places
BOAT TOUR IN LAN HA BAY
The most important thing is to visit Lan Ha Bay, very similar to Ha Long Bay but better. I wished for years, from the first moment I discovered it, to come here to Ha Long Bay, one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World”. Taking a boat from Ha Long to visit this place is the most typical, touristy and crowded option. I tell you a better alternative. Get to Cat Ba Island, spend a couple of days here where prices are very cheap, and take a boat to visit Lan Ha Bay. It is possible to do it in two days by spending the night in the boat, or also doing a full day tour, from 8am to 5pm, for about € 23, food included⛵️
Visiting Lan Ha Bay by boat is a unique experience, the boat has a terrace with sun loungers, delicious food, swim and kayaks, snorkel, floating fishing village and sunset🌞
KAYAK IN LAN HA BAY AND HA LONG BAY
Explore with your own kayak, this natural wonder, an unforgettable experience. During the boat trip, we got some kayaks to enjoy this natural environment, paddling through emerald waters, crossing narrow caves and admiring these characteristic stone formations, with tropical jungles atop.
SUNSET IN LAN HA BAY
More alive than ever, this is how I feel, in this reality, which seems like a movie. Where day after day changes the script, the characters and the scenery, and where I am the biggest protagonist🚀A new chapter every day, in this story, which seems like science fiction, which mainly takes place in adventure and action, with great comedy features and a background of intrigue, because of… what will happen next?, what else will happen tomorrow? All this and much more, continues my passion to live more chapters of this, my story. Based on real events, the Movie of my Life🎞Speaking about this topic, just before starting this SuperTrip, I made my first film:
“KEYTERNITY – Llave a la Eternidad” And I’m thinking maybe I should make a movie based on this SuperTrip🗝
CAT BA NATIONAL PARK
Here I am at the top of Cat Ba National Park. The entrance is 80,000 dongs (3€) and you get here by a trekking of 2h round trip. The ticket also includes the entrance to the Trung Trang Cave🤩
RENT A MOTO IN CAT BA
I will never forget that my first time driving a motorcycle was in Vietnam. And I will never forget that it was through an idyllic environment, the island of Cat Ba. For my life in Madrid and between some things and others, I had never driven a motorcycle. Can you believe it? I started slowly, with caution. And I quickly realized that ¡I am great! Finally, on my first day, I did about 40km, driving almost the entire island of Cat Ba. It was a magical day because the nature I was going through was spectacular, and especially because from now on, I feel more free to reach more distant and incredible places. A new era begins!
Some days of traveling, when the place has ideal conditions, I plan the day to see the sunset from the best possible place. Do you also do it? I don’t know what is how much special that fascinates us so much, as its only a few minutes of magic, but surely the greatest magic of the whole day, which comes just at the end💫