Cham island has total 7 islands including Hon Lao, Hon La, Hon Kho me, Hon Kho ? at the area of 16 sq. meter, whereby the largest island is Lao.
According to archaeologists, Cu Lao Cham first settled there 3,000 years ago and established business contacts with external countries some 1,000 years ago. Up to now, Cu Lao Cham has preserved many architectural constructions which date
back to the 18th ? 20th century. They include the shrine dedicated to Than Yen Sao, built in 1843 at Bai Huong and Hai Tang Pagoda, built in 1753 on the western hillside of Hon Lao. Still, Cu Lao Cham has more to offer. After a 3-hour canoe trip, one may hop over to the famed Well of the Cham people.
Lao island is circle shape at the high of 500m, the forest here is natural, a lots of woods and rare animals. There are nice beaches at Bim and Ong beach. The island is a place where shelter for value swallow birds.
Around the island has a lots of color corals under the water, about 3.000 residents living focusing at Lang and Huong beaches as fishing and agriculture. A small part of people living at the village works at service and handicraft.
Situated in a salty-water area, this square-bottom well, amazingly, provides clear fresh water all year round. Enjoyable extras include white-sand, pristine beaches and captivating attractions evocatively named Bai Ong, Bai Bim, Bai Chong, Bai Bac, Suoi Tinh, Cau Mo, Suoi Ong and so on, where tourists can relax, go hunting, fishing even fishing octopuses.
Travellers also have chances to view the sea swallows' nests clinging to the towering cliff. Cu Lao Cham wins kudos for its seafood and delicacies (octopuses, lobsters, fish's fin, abalone, kaki, hind, cholonia's eggs, bird's nests) and fascinating souvenirs (pearls, conches, tortoise-shells)
The tour takes half day to Lang beach for seeing some interesting places such as Au Thuyen a shelter for boats at bad weather, an over-100 years Tay Tang pagoda remarks the Puddhism came here for long time ago, Ong temple is a place worships a big fish burried here. The tour is available at the hotel registered daily for request in advance.
8:30: Transfer by bus from your hotel to Cua Dai wharf
9:00-9:25: Relax in the fresh and cool wind and enjoy the beautiful landscape on the speedboat to Cham Island
9:25-9:50: Visit Bai Lang , including Au Thuyen (the shelter for boats in storm) and the local fishing village.
9:50-11:00: Transfer to Bai Xep for snorkeling
11:00-14:00: Go to Bai Chong to relax, swim, sunbath and enjoy a special lunch with fresh seafood
14:00: Return to mainland, transfer back to hotel.
Price per person in USD in the party from 1st Oct, 2010 to 31st Sept, 2011
||3 - 4 pax
||5 - 9 pax
Trip Included :
- English or French speaking guides. Other languages are available upon request.
- Admission fees for all sightseeing places.
- Car transfer.
- Speed boat.
- Life vest, mask, snorkel.
Trip Excluded :
- Personal expenses.