1. Co To Island, Quang Ninh
To visit and explore Co To island in Quang Ninh, you can spend 1 to 2 days here. Unlike other islands visiting by motorbike or boat, to Co To, you just need to ride a bike.
Where to go on the island is Co To lighthouse, visit the Van Chay wharf, Hong Van, Bac Van port, Cau My rocky beach and do not overlook small Co To, a small island with no inhabitants living near Co To . You should get up early to go to the market, buy seafood such as squid, clam, oyster … and then bring to the grill near the sea. If you are a little handsome and meticulous, you can create your own unique BBQ party on the beach of Co To Island.
2. Cat Ba Archipelago, Hai Phong
Located about 60 km from the center of Hai Phong city, Cat Ba is a summer tourist destination that many visitors choose for each summer or weekend. You can spend 2 to 3 days visiting the island as well as enjoy the airy space of this archipelago.
The nature of Cat Ba Island is still pristine, forests, sea, rivers, streams, mountains, hills, valleys, sandy beaches, caves, intertwined and create beautiful scenery. Cat Bi National Park is 15,200 ha with 570 ha of tropical primary forest with abundant flora and fauna characteristic of white-headed langurs and Kim Giao trees.
To Cat Ba, you can rent a boat to cruise on Lan Ha Bay, visit the beautiful big beach with nice names: Cat Co beach, Ben Beo beach, Co Tien beach … or caves Trung Trang, Hoa Cuong, Thien Long to explore the nature and then stop at any small bay, enjoying the fishing and sipping seafood and a little wine between the blue water.
3. Hon Dau Island, Hai Phong
There is not many islands enjoying favour of nature and legends such as Hon Dau (Do Son, Hai Phong). Only after about 20 minutes “riding” on the waves winding from the Nghieng Wharf – Do Son, you have lost in the wild mountains , see the hundred years old lighthouse tower between the cool breeze of open sea.
Hon Dau island has forest, with the sea creating a majestic scenery between the remote island. Also a trip to Do Son, but if visiting Hon Dau island, perhaps the trip will be much more romantic.
4. Quan Lan Island, Quang Ninh Province
A wild island located in Bai Tu Long Bay in the Van Don Island District. If you want to go to Quan Lan, you have to spend 2 hours sitting on a speed boat from Cai Rong port. The first impression that made the difference between Quan Lan and many other northern seas was the blue water color, the white sand beach was as beautiful as any beach from the Central.
On the island there is a very beautiful relic complex such as communal houses, pagodas, shrines which have existed for a long time and especially the old Quan Lan communal house which was built in the post Le.
5. Dragon Eye Island, Quang Ninh
Situated on the southern edge of Ha Long Bay, Bai Dong Island is an island area adjacent to Bai Tu Long. Here there is a natural white sand beach, stretching 3, 4 hundred meters, and especially the unique landscape of beautiful circular “lake” in the middle of the mountain. That is why Bai Dong island become famous for this “Dragon Eye”.
Dragon Eye Island with an area of about 30 hectares is also known by the name of island Bai Dong. The island is located in the southern part of Ha Long Bay, adjacent to the Lan Ha Bay area. It can be said that the most attractive point of Dragon Eye Island lies in the pristine wilderness. If you are able to finance a trip by seaplane, you will admire the entire Ha Long Bay from above will understand why this island is called Dragon Eye.