Ngoc Vung Island is a romantic location which owns primitively beautiful landscapes. Are you seafood lover? if yes. Ngoc Vung island where you can enjoy the freshest and tasty sea food of the bay with cheap price.
How Ngoc Vung island is unique?
The island is part of the Van Don area, Quang Ninh Province. It’s covering of 12 square km. Cong Yen Port, the island main interface. It is among the liveliest harbor in Van Don throughout the 11th Century and also the vestige of Nguyen Dynasty and Mac Dynasty. From Halong Harbor, it can take 5 hours to get at Ngoc Vung Island by private cruise from Halong Bay. The main transportation on the island is bicycle. Because motorbike and car not allowed on this island.
Furthermore, biking around the island is a great way to enjoy each and every facet of this beautiful island. Come to Ngoc Vung Island for Vietnam summer holidays is a great idea. But should not travel at weekend to avoid the local tourist.
Ngoc Vung Beach
Ngoc Vung Beach with a crescent moon shape winding 3 kilometers along the casuarina forest attracts visitors by the fresh air and clean water. In addition, sea food captured by the local fisherman is fresh, flavorful, and surprisingly affordable. Recommendation dishes are nodus, lobster, and geoduck. Cong Do Fishing Village is also an intriguing place to research in which you’d get an opportunity to drive a motor boat, or to learn about the everyday life of the local fishermen.
How to travel to Ngoc Vung Island?
You can move in the following two directions to travel Ngoc Vung Island:
1: Hanoi -> Cam Pha -> Cai Rong Port -> Ngoc Vung Island:
Travel experience of Ngoc Vung Island smoothly says, if moving in the direction of Hanoi -> Cam Pha -> Cai Rong Port -> Ngoc Vung Island. First, take a bus to Cam Pha at My Dinh, Giap Bat, Gia Lam bus stations … take a bus to Van Don post office, then rent a motorbike taxi to Cai Rong port. Upon arrival at Cai Rong port, you will travel to Ngoc Vung Island by speedboat.
2: Hanoi -> Cam Pha ship port -> Ngoc Vung Island:
Starting from Hanoi, you take a bus to Cam Pha at My Dinh bus station with the price of about 120k / one way. When you get off the bus, you can take a motorbike taxi to the port about 1km. Travel time from Hanoi to Cam Pha is about 5 hours. Transportation on Ngoc Vung Island, when you arrive at Ngoc Vung Island, you will be transported on a tuk tuk.
Remark: You can travel by 2 wooden boat routes running regularly to the island:
- Route Cam Pha – Ngoc Vung, there are 2 wooden ships departing to the island a day. Time: 7:00 and 13:00, 50,000 VND / person.
- Route Van Don – Ngoc Vung, 2 / day, time: 7:00 and 13:30. Ticket price: 60,000 VND / person.
- Don’t visit this Island on summer time (June, July, August) – This is peak season for local tourist
- Best time to go: (April, May, Sept, Oct)
- Transfer: Can take private boat trip from Halong Bay, or can buy local boat ticket.