Viet Hai Village, located approximately 18 km from Cat Ba island, the small fishing village of Viet Hai stretches along the coastline. To reach the village visitors can embark on an 8km trek passing the Frog Lake before arriving in Viet Hai.

Viet Hai village 1

Few years ago, Viet Hai was absolutely separated with the outside world. The local residents lived their self supply life as the primitive human of thousand years ago. Because of this cultural practice, foreign visitors to this village increase gradually. In recent years, together with the recognition of Cat Ba Archipelago as the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, thousands tourists have trekked through the mountains, jungles, springs to visit this unique attraction. They are interested in this wild area in the midst of the Biosphere Reserve, the Cat Ba National Park.

With the support of agencies and local government, in order to push the tourism development of the city a spearhead economy, on the February 21st, 2011 the Viet Hai community tourism project was launched.

Viet Hai village Catba Island Tour

Viet Hai village Catba Island Tour


When you travel from Cat Ba town or Monkey Island Resort to Viet Hai harbour, you will have time to enjoy the beauty of Lan Ha bay with hundreds of islets, sandy beaches, floating houses…. When you ride from Viet Hai harbour to the village, you can stop on the way to take pictures of green lake or the beautiful trees on the water. There is a road on the left where you will go throught a cave. It is fantastic road to come to Viet Hai village.