November 29, 2016

Co To Quang Ninh

Co To Quang Ninh is an island district of Quang Ninh Province in the north-east region of Vietnam. Co To island covers an area of 46 km². The district might not be an ideal place for Vietnam mountain biking tour, cycle challenge, multi-day bike ride. But the island offers beautiful day ride, short excursions, beach breaks that can be combined with Halong bay cruise tours.

Co To Map

Co To is divided into 3 communes including Co To, Dong Tien, and Than Lan.

Co To island appears with the stretching sandy beaches, the cool and crystal-clear water, especially the blue seawater reflecting the sunlight to make many different shades of blue once the small waves approach the shore.

Getting to Co To Quang Ninh

The best way to get to Co To Island from Hanoi is to rent a car with driver. You will be picked up at your place in Hanoi and brought to Cam Pha. From there, connect a speed boat for Co To island. The journey takes about 5-6 hours on road. Those who are on budget can take local public bus from My Dinh/Gia Lam/Giap Bat bus station. Taking a guided tour (with a tour guide) is highly recommended. A guide is really helpful in such an off the beaten track place like Co To Vietnam.

Co To weather

Co To’s climate is symbolic of the climate of North Vietnam weather; featuring all four seasons. In summer, it is hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons flourish. The average annual temperature recorded is 22.9 °C. In winter, it is cold (between 1 and 3 °C), dry, and sees little rainfall (between 150 mm and 400 mm). The average humidity is 82 percent. Annual average rainfall, influenced by north-eastern monsoons, varies between 1,700 mm and 2,400 mm (maximum recorded is 2751 mm), with rainfall concentrated in the summer months for 90 to 170 days, particularly in July and August.

Quang Ninh Itineraries

Check out our best Quang Ninh itineraries including Quang Ninh classic tours, Halong bay cruise tours, Quang Ninh bike ride that are designed for small group tours and family travel. Traveling these all-inclusive packages you will discover the province of Quang Ninh as well as other non-touristy places in the northern region of Vietnam.

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