Cap La is a small fishing village lying between Bai Tu Long and Halong Bay. There is no national electricity system here. The locals have to use electricity generators.
Cap La Fishing Village
An old-school village
Cap La is a small fishing village lying between Bai Tu Long and Halong Bay. There are 80 family holders with more than 200 people living in the village. Their main livelihood is fishing and aquaculture. Traditionally, each boat in the floating village is a separate household, though the raft or boat always serves more than one function. It is a home, a means of transport, and a source of income. Children go to school until the age of 12 years, then stop for working as fishermen. There is no national electricity system here. The local have to use the electricity generators. It is hard and expensive to buy clean water and petrol here.
People’s biggest concern here is to earn a living, that’s why they don’t really care if there are tourists coming here and having fun. The sea seems to account all of their minds.
What to expect in Cap La
Small constructs are tied together with lots of colors. For those who like taking photographs, this is a chance that you cannot miss. People can also desire an exotic scenery when sitting on the terrace. The view is not inferior to Ha Long or Bai Tu Long at all.
How to get to Cap La
Tourists usually travel to the fishing village during their visit to Ha Long or Bai Tu Long by boat.