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Cat Ba Island

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Cat Ba Island

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Jadesails- Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay Luxury Cruise

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If style and speed are important to you, experience the spectacular marine landscapes of Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay on the elegant Jade Sail junk, complete with onboard Wi-Fi. Kayak or ride a local boat through sea caves and lagoons; enjoy a gourmet lunch with cooking demo; and see floating houses with your guide. Upgrade for a small-group limousine transfer, direct from your door—or book a private chauffeur.
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OLGA D wrote a review May 2020
24 contributions1 helpful vote
This is a post about a trip in a time when we are confined, so I would like to write about non-travel. I think that everyone deserves to see paradise before dying. Most of us travel to have new experiences and, if it’s possible, so that these be rewarding. We are looking for a good hotel, a good landscape, good fun. Cat ba, Vietnam and Asia, in general, can offer you that and more. However, if you want the true experience of my trip, I assure you that there is something better than the good hotel, the perfect sunset and the best adventure sports and that experience is the people you can get to know. See the peasants in the rice paddies, the fishermen sleeping in their humble houses on the sea, meet Westerners who have left their lives behind for a dream, people praying in the temples, masseurs who give it all their kindness and effort after fifteen consecutive hours of work and the infinite and unfathomable sea that constantly reminds us of its beauty and its power, the same sea that in an instant can devastate entire islands. I have been privileged since I have been able to have all those experiences and I have also been doubly privileged to have the ability to see all of this. For many people all these experiences would be non-trip, they would be prohibited in their vision and in their voyage. At this moment, I am barely a kilometer from my house, doing everyday things and seeing common people and I still have the experiences of not traveling because everywhere I only see people who want to be happy. In Asia there are excellent and cheap hotels, there is exquisite food and you can live like a rich man for a few days and you can be very happy during those days. However, in my city I have fantastic landscapes, hotels and leisure, I do not need to move to find the same, the only thing I do not have is all the people I have met on my way and who are now there. My advice is to look for the best hotel, the best food and that's why I recommend TripAdvisor, but there is something that you cannot find in this application or any that I or anyone else can give you, and it is to all the people that you will come across the way, I advise you not to miss it because in your homeland you will also find great restaurants and hotels if you are longing but it will be very difficult perhaps to see your travel companions if only for a day. I encourage you not to miss all those people and don’t be afraid to meet them! Come on, what are you waiting for?
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Rafe Wood wrote a review Apr 2020
Perth, Australia233 contributions61 helpful votes
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Cat Ba is great for people looking to escape the city or do some treking. The scenery is still fantastic and the lack of infrastructure makes you feel like your setting back in time riding through the lovely country side.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Michael wrote a review Mar 2020
Miami, Florida392 contributions93 helpful votes
Amazing island to visit. We had a lovely trekking through lush jungle about 8km and had a delicious lunch in Viethai village before taking a nice Boat trip back to shore. Thanks BSA for a great trekking
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Trojan_10 wrote a review Mar 2020
Hanoi, Vietnam69 contributions60 helpful votes
Drove my bike down yesterday from Hanoi via Haiphong, when I got to the ferry port 2 boat companies told me to get lost and turn back. This is down to the Covid virus which at the time was at a total of 32 out of a population of 90 million. The previous evening a hotel in Haiphong had turned me away for the same reason. Consequently I booked a different hotel online and they accepted me no problem.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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TriciaBishop wrote a review Mar 2020
Bradford, United Kingdom1,115 contributions320 helpful votes
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There is so much to do on the island yet it was a peaceful haven after Hanoi. We visited the caves, went cycling to a remote village and kayaking. It is beautifully unspoilt and our guide was a font of information about the islands history.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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