Viet Hai Village is a small village in the midst of jungles, which belongs to Cat Hai district of Hai Phong city, covered by high mountains range of the Cat Ba National Park. Vietnamese tourists seldom go to this place, but it has been becoming a popular attraction to the foreign tourists. 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.
Few years ago, Viet Hai was absolutely separated with the outside world. 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 local residents lived their self supply life as the primitive human of thousand years ago. Because of this cultural practice, foreign visitors to this village increase gradually. In recent years, together with the recognition of Cat Ba Archipelago as the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, thousands tourists have trekked through the mountains, jungles, springs to visit this unique attraction. They are interested in this wild area in the midst of the Biosphere Reserve, the Cat Ba National Park.0