7-Star Island Tour – Exploring Cô Tô’s Nature
7-STAR ISLAND TOUR – EXPLORING CÔ TÔ’S NATURE
Dear Partners and Valued Customers!
Co To Adventure Company extends profound gratitude to our esteemed partners and customers for your keen interest, choice of services, and collaboration with us during the past period.
Co To Adventure is honored to be the first entity licensed to operate recreational sea diving and domestic travel services on Co To Island. With the goal of developing the tourism potential of Co To Island towards sustainable tourism, our experiences are geared towards enhancing awareness of marine conservation and ecosystem restoration.
We hereby present the detailed itinerary to our valued partners and customers
7-STAR ISLAND TOUR
Seven-Star doesn’t just showcase beaches with crystal-clear azure waters that are visible all the way to the bottom; it also includes interconnected caves, rugged shores, natural sandy beaches, and untouched virgin forests. This combination forms a mesmerizing and captivating overall beauty.
Tour Price: 1,200,000 VND/visitor
- Children under 5 years old: Free of charge
- Children from 5 to 9 years old: 70% of adult price
- Children 10 years old and above: Charged as adults.
Itinerary may change depending on weather conditions to ensure the best experience for visitors.
- Customer cancels the tour more than 05 days in advance, 100% of the deposit will be refunded.
- Customer cancels the tour more than 03 days in advance, 50% of the deposit will be refunded.
- Customer cancels the tour 01 day in advance or on the day of the tour, the deposit will not be refunded.
In case of unfavorable weather conditions that prevent the tour: the company will directly inform the customer of the situation and cancel the tour, refunding the entire deposited amount.
Private canoe tours with customized itineraries are available upon request. Contact us for further advice.
Important Note about the itinerary
- The schedule of the destinations may be interchanged due to varying tidal schedules between days. During the sightseeing, customers are strictly prohibited from stepping on or damaging coral reefs, littering plastic into the sea, and must collect any trash in a bag for proper disposal.
- It is advisable to bring pain relievers for diarrhea and common fever, as well as any personal medications.
- Any unused services in the tour, not due to the organizer’s fault, will not be refunded.
- The tour guide may rearrange the order of sightseeing points to suit the specific departure conditions each day but ensures that all scheduled destinations are covered.
- Customers are responsible for their health and chronic illnesses (heart disease, blood pressure, diabetes, joint issues, etc.), congenital diseases, hidden diseases, HIV/AIDS, mental and nervous disorders, and pregnancies, as these conditions fall outside the scope of travel insurance on the tour. When necessary, customers must provide a written commitment regarding their health when participating in the tour. The tour organizer is not responsible for cases where customers do not declare illnesses, declare untruthfully, or fall outside the scope of travel insurance during the tour.
- Customers are advised to keep their personal belongings secure throughout the journey. The tour organizer is not responsible for any loss of money, valuable items, plane tickets, and personal belongings during the trip.
Recommended items to bring
- Camera + Film
- Mosquito repellent
- Wide-brimmed hat
- Electric car pick-up at the hotel
- Canoe transportation
- Tour guide throughout the journey
- Drinking water during the trip (1 bottle/person/day)
- Passenger insurance 100,000,000 VND/visitor
- Filming and photography by Fly Cam for groups of 10 or more people (Maximum 15 group photos and 02 group videos)
- Filming and photography by Flycam 200,000 VND/visitor (5–10 photos, 02 videos) 500,000 VND/group of 5 visitors (5–10 photos, 01 group video)
- Lunch at Cô Tô Con: 200,000 - 300,000 VND/meal
- 7:30: Electric car and Guide pick up visitors at the hotel. Commence the journey to visit 7-Star Island - Explore Cô Tô's nature.
- 8:00: Embark on a canoe journey from Thanh Lân port. The guide will arrange seating, instruct on wearing life jackets, and provide essential safety information for the visitors.
- 8:15 – 8:40: The group travels via Canoe to discover the wonder of 7-Star Island.
- 9:00: Visitors are free to explore the unique features of 7-Star Island, including the extraordinary sandy pathways amidst the sea, a rarity in the northern region. As the tide recedes, these sea pathways emerge, connecting the islands. Visitors can can enjoy the liberty of walking on smooth sand or feeling the cool water and observing sea snails foraging right beneath their feet. 7-Star Island retains its pristine, tranquil, and pure environment. There are no guesthouses or restaurants, only local snail farming households. Nevertheless, every visitor to the island is warmly welcomed, guided, and introduced to island activities, providing a comfortable, free, and secluded feeling away from the usual hustle and bustle. Beyond the pleasures of swimming and scenic exploration, those venturing to 7-Star Island are in for a unique experience of shellfish harvesting. Nestled among the rocks and sandy shores encircling the island are an array of shells waiting to be discovered. A brief stroll could reward visitors with a basket brimming with shells to carry back, or for those seeking a more interactive adventure, trying their hand at catching crabs – a renowned specialty of Quảng Ninh. Alternatively, visitors are encouraged to immerse themselves in the island's natural wonders, freely capturing moments through photography and indulging in check-ins at the awe-inspiring cave walls sculpted by nature over thousands of years.
- 11:30: Enjoy the harvested seafood and delicious local seafood dishes right on the island with the local people.
- 13:30: Afterward, visitors can relax under the ancient banyan trees, creating a wonderful feeling.
- 15:00: Visitors are are then transported to the designated fishing or snorkeling spot for an immersive snorkeling adventure with a breathing tube. Delight in swimming and marvel at the vibrant coral world beneath the surface, at depths ranging from 1 to 3 meters. The diving instructor will supply protective gear, including diving goggles and breathing tubes, along with fishing equipment, and guide everyone through the necessary preparations before entering the water, while also emphasizing safety precautions.
- 18:00: The canoe will pick up guests for the return journey to the main island, allowing them to savor the enchanting sunset on the sea. Seated in serene tranquility, guests can bask in the spectacle of the pink sky stretching across the horizon, feeling the caress of every gentle breeze. This moment offers an experience of the breathtaking scenery that acts as a healing balm, soothing the soul.
- 18:20: Return to Cô Tô Island, then the electric car and guide accompany visitors back to the hotel, concluding this wonderful journey. Alternatively, we can camp on the fine sand beach at night, listen to the soothing sound of the waves, and gaze at the sparkling starry sky. Then, wander to catch crabs, gather sea cucumbers, or go fishing and enjoy a group barbecue. The island is home to a diverse range of marine creatures, providing plenty of activities for visitors. The local residents also reveal that there are many dolphins around the island. If lucky, visitors may have the opportunity to see playful dolphin groups swimming freely.