Viet Hai - The peaceful village in Cat Ba Island
Viet Hai is a small village, which belongs to Cat Hai district of Hai Phong city. Located approximately 18 km from Cat Ba Island, the village of Viet Hai can be reached through a jungle trekking of 8km passing the Ao Ech Lake or through a 45 minute boat from Beo pier in Cat Ba Town. The village is consider as "isolated paradise", anyone visits here will have a chance to switch to a new atmospheric space and appreciate the precious retained hundreds-year traditional cultural values of Cat Ba.
Biking or trekking in Viet Hai Village
Only on their own
In the midst of jungles and covered by high mountain range of the Cat Ba National Park, Viet Hai Village has around 80 households. The villagers are natives in Halong Bay and their ancestors had lived there since hundreds of years ago self-sufficiently by fishing, farming and breeding. Oblivious or indifferent to modern world, Viet Hai Villagers still live in simple houses built from bamboo, wood, leaves and soil. The house open throughout the day, nobody steals furniture so that the village had only two guards. Viet Hai is almost clear with all kinds of social evils.
Simple houses in the village
With simple joys and warm hospitality
Food and main source of income come from what is hunt and gathered from nature, so despite being developed for eco-tourism and cultural tourism, the village still lives with great harmony to nature. Therefore, unspoiled beauty of nature and the hospitality of people will uplift visitors’ spirits.