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Explore the beauty of Co To island during your travel to Vietnam

Co To island

Besides the worldwide famous Halong Bay, Co To paradise island with blue sea, white sandy beach and a lot of fascinating tourist activities is also an attractive destination in Quang Ninh province. Many couples are attracted by unforgettable experiences there which give them the sheer romance. Explore Co To island now with Indochina travel and tours

About 1.5 hours by speedboat from Cai Rong Dock, Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province, with many interesting activities on the sea and amazing night camp, has been an ideal destination for young people to visit in their summer holiday. With clear water beaches, fine sand and underdeveloped service, Co To Island still remain untouched beauty and wild features.

You can go to Luong Yen and My Dinh bus station in Hanoi and take a bus to Cam Pha, Cua Ong. Expect the ticket price to be VND 200,000 (USD $8.8)/ turn. The total traveling time is about 4 hours. From here, you can catch a bus to Cai Rong Port and stay overnight at the motel/guesthouse/hotel near the port to catch an early morning boat to Co To Island the following day.

There are two types of ships running to this island: Daily timber ships departs from Cai Rong harbor at 6:30 AM, take about 3 hours and high speed trains depart at 1.00 PM every day, take about 1.5 hours and cost around VND 135,000 (USD $6) / way / person.

Co To island

Co To island

Vehicle and transport in Co To Island: Motorcycle rental VND 200,000 (USD $8.8) / day. You can also go by taxi, motorcycle taxi or bike. Summer, from April to September is the most beautiful time to visit Co To Island. If you want to visit Co To at this time, expect a 3-day-2-night tour to cost only about VND 1,200,000 (USD $53)/ person.
It is about half an hour traveling by boat far from Co To Island to Co To Con Island, these small islands. Read more: Travel Vietnam Cultural Highlights

You have to book the ship in advance to get to the island. There are boats departing in the morning and going back in the same day. There is no residents and water here, so prepare enough food and personal items if you plan to have a picnic here.

About 8km from the town, Hong Van beach, which is also commonly known as Hom Trinh Sat, with turquoise blue water sea, fresh air and a sense of huge, open space, is considered as the most beautiful one. Oranges are a specialty harvest of Thanh Lan Island, which is surrounded with the white sandy beach. This island turns a gorgeous orange yellowish color during harvest time.

Located at the end of the island is the final beach in the island called the small Van Chay, which is regarded as an ideal place for a beautiful view in the morning. Van Chay Beach lies at ends of the island where the sunset is most beautiful and you remember to get back when the moon rises, the tide has withdrawn to expose a flat sandy stretched endlessly. To reach this beach, you will have to pass through the small path of the island. Take a walk on the romantic beaches, bathe in the blue water, go fishing and see coral reefs from aboard a ship.

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