Cham Island is a group of islands under the jurisdiction of Hoi An city, Quang Nam province, 18km from Cua Dai beach. Cham Island consists of 8 islands: Hon Lao (also known as Hon Cu Lao, the largest), Hon Kho Me, Hon Kho Con, Hon La, Hon Dai, Hon Mo, Hon Tai, Hon Ong. Cham Island was recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2009, with a diverse and rich ecosystem. In this article, we will introduce Cham Island and the interesting experiences that you should not miss when visiting Quang Nam.
To get to Cham Island, you can travel by various means such as motorbikes, cars, taxis, or free buses of Vinpearl Land Hoi An. From the mainland, you can take a wooden boat or canoe to the island. The wooden boat has a ticket price of about 150,000 VND/Vietnamese person, 200,000 VND/foreigner, travel time about 1 hour. Canoe has a ticket price of about 200,000 VND/person, travel time about 20 minutes. You should go to Cham Island around March – August every year, when the weather is beautiful, the sea is calm and it rains less.
Cham Island has many attractive recreational activities for tourists, such as swimming, snorkeling, fishing with fishermen, camping by the sea, enjoying fresh seafood… You can also visit cultural, historical, religious sites of the island, such as Hai Tang pagoda, Mau Dich ceramic museum, Thanh Ha pottery village, Tan Hiep ancient house, Bim beach, Huong beach… You can also explore and experience the culture, life, customs of the island people, such as participating in festivals, fairs, singing Bai Choi…
Cham Island is not only a beautiful amusement park, but also an ideal destination for tourists who want to explore and experience a part of the world cultural heritage. Cham Island is also a place for tourists to find meaningful gifts, bearing the characteristic features of Quang Nam, such as ceramics, lanterns, silk, folk paintings… Cham Island is an indispensable destination when traveling to Quang Nam, to enjoy happy and meaningful moments with family and friends.