Lying 23 kilometers offshore from Da Nang, the Cham Islands feature beautiful seascapes and mountains. Easily accessible by speedboat from Da Nang or Hoi An, it is the perfect place for a day trip of snorkeling or diving among beautiful coral and marine life. The water around Cu Lao Cham is home to 135 species of coral, four species of tiger shrimp and 84 species of mollusk, many of which are listed in Vietnam’s and the world’s Red Book of endangered species. There are also many other interesting attractions for visitors, including traditional crafts, swimming and sightseeing.
Today the Cham islands are a Marine Protected Area because of their many important marine habitants and rich biodiversity. The MPA includes eight islands; the largest island Hon Lao, features magnificent beaches and forests, a traditional fishing village, temples, shrines and a pagoda. Cham Islands were recently recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO.
|» Cham Museum|
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|» My Son Sanctuary|
|» Son Tra Peninsula|
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