Cua Van Fishing Village


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Cua Van Fishing Village

If Halong Bay is a masterpiece bestowed by Mother Nature to the Vietnamese people. The old village of Cuu Van is a beautiful and magical masterpiece created by man. On a dreamy day by Halong Bay, try ‘drifting’ in this dream fairytale village to discover and feel a very different life!

How Cua Van Fishing Village is Unique?

image of child rowing in Cua Van fishing village

Cua Van fishing village, where the typical culture of the sea converges, where the life of residents is very different from the mainland. It always exudes a unique beauty that can not be found anywhere. Cua Van fishing village is like a small oasis in the majestic scenery of Halong Bay like nestled among the towering rocky mountains. If you come to Halong Bay, come to Cua Van fishing village, where you can truly see the life of coastal residents.

Their life is simple, all activities are associated with cultural activities of an empty fishing village and attached to the sea.

image of customer doing kayak to Cua Van village

Top things to do in Cua Van fihsing village

Coming to Cua Van fishing village, visitors not only can immerse themselves in the quiet, peaceful, exotic space, admire the charming natural landscape, learn about the cultural life of fishermen. They are also guided by the village women in the fishing village to visit, show how to row a boat, set a net, and fish.

When night falls, you are also living with the people with the most activities. Such as boating walking through the fishing village, listening to the singing, singing in teaser songs, singing characteristic of the people. Catch squid with fishermen at night or join the fishing net to have the best night meal with the fish and squid caught by yourself. This is a memorable memory for you when coming to the Cua Van fishing village.

It is worth a visit Cua Van Fishing Village

Visitors to Halong tour from Hanoi can also visit Cua Van Floating Cultural Center – a model of fishermen living in the fishing village which has been attracting attention recently. Cua Van Floating Cultural Center is where you can find traditional cultural values ​​in the daily life of Halong Bay fishermen. Especially keep exchange activities between residents and tourists. With over 1200 vivid documentary images and artefacts in the cultural centre. Come here you will have the fullest and clearest view of the life of fishermen in the past and present on Halong Bay.

The artefacts are arranged, modelled on 5 main themes: Material life, How to make a living, Hydroponic with human life, For today and receive forever and finally Spirit and spiritual life.

This place also preserves more than 10 old houses, So that visitors can see the life of fishermen in the sea and take photos and record the beautiful moments in their Halong travel.

Not stopping there, when coming to Cua Van, visitors will continue to enjoy more new and unique forms of tourism. Such as visiting Tien Ong cave, Ba Ham lake, mountain climbing, squid fishing, to the fishing lagoon … with the means of transport are wooden boats … transported by fishermen in the fishing village.

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When is the best time to visit Cua Van Fishing Village?

Halong is located in a closed sea area, with two distinct seasons, the rainy season and the dry season. The dry season in Halong starts from June to August and the rainy season starts from December to February next year. The annual average temperature ranges from 16 – 29 degrees C

This is the rainy season in Halong, so visitors should limit to Halong at this time.

How to get there?

The fishing village is located tens of kilometres off the shore by sea. So to get to this place you need to book a tour of Halong by boat, there are many types of boats for you to choose from. If you only go during the day, you can buy train tickets or canoes directly before going in Ha Long. Because there are day trips or overnight at Cua Van fishing village.

However, another way for you to discover more destinations on Halong Bay while visiting Cua Van fishing village. The best way is to book a Halong cruise tour 2 days 1 night or 3 days 2 nights. Usually, these tours need to be booked before going, you will choose the destination, the cruise type with a full range of services from the shuttle bus to meals on Halong Bay. This way saves you a lot cost more than buying train tickets to visit Cua Van fishing village.

There are many types of cruises from 3-star to 5-star luxury depending on your budget for your trip.

Recommended accommodation

  • Cocoon Inn Cat Ba
  • Minh hieu Hotel
  • Venus Hotel
  • Monkey Island Resort
  • Some Cruise to Cua Van Fishing Village:
  • President Cruise
  • Paradise Elegance Cruise
  • Pelican Cruise
  • Paradise Sails
  • Aclass Legend Cruise
  • Stellar Cruise
  • Indochine/Aphrodie Cruise

Quick tips

  • Do not give money or candy for children when you visit. Why? Because if you give them money so they will not like to school. If possible you may prepare some notebooks, pencils for them.
  • It’s reasonable for customer who do 3 days/2 nights in Halong Bay route. Just some boat do 2 days/1night have this village in cruise itinerary it’s will be best Vietnam holidays if you can go there.

For more information please contact Origin Vietnam (+84)82 909 8686

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