Visit Halong Bay you will see the limestone islands bobbing on the sea with diversified forms, tourists will be attracted by the  occult beauty and magically hidden in the heart of each island. Not only that, while coming to Halong Bay visitors also have an opportunity to visit the fishing villages have existed for hundreds of years on the bay, with ordinary daily life and culture of the traditional characteristics of the fishing population still be preserved until today.

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Fishing villages on Halong Bay

Each fishing village identities and associated with a specific examination of tourism will bring the unforgettable and exciting experience  for each visitor.

each fishing village

Each fishing village

Ba Hang fishing village – a fishing village association model to preserve mangrove ecosystems, here you can experience planting tree,rowing boats with the local fisherman, rent a kayak and discover the village surrounding, buying souvenirs from the local seller.

ba hang fishing village

Ba Hang fishing village

Hoa Cuong  fishing village, a model of fish cages raising with seafood market, the introduction of aquaculture techniques, providing aquaculture supplies and food services.

hoa cuong fishing village

Hoa Cuong  fishing village

Cua Van fishing village – a fishing village self-management models associated with the  Cua Van floating Cultural Center, exploration community activities, preservation of cultural values and the fishing village; catering, accommodation, sightseeing fishing village, visiting the forest ecosystem, hiking the mountain and watching wild animals (monkeys).

cua van fishing village

Cua Van fishing village

Vong Vieng fishing village – a  self-management model fishing villages, fishing with traditional tools, experience the life of fishermen; Lodging, dining, visiting the fishing village; visit the special aquaculture (pearl farming), pearl jewelry; introduce visitors to traditional trade and traditional fishing gear; tourism experience “Fishing with fishermen”.

vong vieng fishing village

Vong Vieng fishing village

In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.

Halong bay, Natural Wonder of the World has impressive and amazing sceneries with a number of spacious karst caves and beautiful long sandy beaches.

MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACHES IN HALONG BAY

Soi Sim Beach

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Soi Sim Beach Halong Bay 

Located at the root of Soi Sim Island, Soi Sim Beach is about 10 kilometers far from Bai Chay. This is a very long white sandy beach for tourists to relax and enjoy the swimming time in Halong Bay. This area is quite peaceful with tranquil and blue water. From the water face, you can easily see groups of small fishes swimming under the emerald water. Soi Sim Beach is also known as one of the ideal places for diving.

In addition, Soi Sim Island also has a good position to enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay from above. From the top of the island, you can see the fabulous view of Halong Bay both to the northeast and southwest. Following each stone steps to the top of Soi Sim island, you will have an amazing experience here.

Tuan Chau Beach

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Tuan Chau Beach HaLong Bay

It is a very nice beach at Tuan Chau Tourism Area, about 8 kilometers from the harbor. This is a beautiful human-made beach of Halong. Coming here, you can enjoy the beauty of the bay and experience in a number of entertainment activities such as climbing, camping or relax at resorts.

Titop Beach

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Titop Beach Halong Bay

The Titop beach has the shape of the moon hugging the rock island. The sandy beach looks a bit small but very spacious and peaceful for tourist to swim, take sunbathing, or do kayaking there. The water here is blue and tranquil around the year.

Name of the island comes from a historical story. In 1962, Ho Chi Minh president and Giec Man Titop visited the island and then is was named as the hero’s name. Nowadays, Titop Beach becomes a very attractive destination for tourists when visiting Halong Bay. You can visit this beach by taking an overnight cruise in Halong Bay.

Ngoc Vung Beach

Ngoc Vung Beach Halong Bay

Ngoc Vung Beach Halong Bay

In comparison with other beaches, Ngoc Vung Beach is quite far from the harbor. It has large space and its water is blue and emerald around a year. About 34 kilometers far from the harbor, this island is located to the south of Ngoc Vung Island.

Under the sun beans, Ngoc Vung Beach looks so beautiful. The seafood there also is very fresh and delicious provided by the locals.

Quan Lan Beach

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 Quan Lan Beach Halong Bay

Belonging to Bai Tu Long Bay, between Minh Chau and Quan Lan communes, Van Don district, Quang Ninh city, it is a new beach of Halong. The environment there is so clean, fresh and peaceful.  It is almost nontouristic with a long sandy beach in few of kilometers. Under the water face, there are a lot of sea plants. Visiting this island, you will have a truly amazing experience for your vacation.

Minh Chau Beach

Minh Chau Beach , halong bay cruise

Minh Chau Beach Halong Bay

Minh Chau is a very beautiful famous beach in Halong Bay. You can go camping at the beach overnight. It is sure an unforgettable memory for your friends and family. To travel to Minh Chau beach, you should go from Cam Pha, by Tai Xa ferry to Cai Rong Town. The ship from Cai Rong will take you to Quan Lan Island and then you will go to Minh Chau. It takes you about 3 hours to travel there.

Ba Trai Dao Beach

Ba Trai Dao Beach, halong bay cruise

Ba Trai Dao Beach Halong Bay

From the harbor, it takes you about 10 hours to travel by canoes to this beach.  Normally, tourists only can come to this beach from 2 to 3 hours because most of the time the beach is under the water. However, it is worthy for you to visit this beach once-in-life. If you choose a Halong Bay overnight cruise, you also may have a chance to visit this beach because it is one of the destinations on their cruise itinerary.

In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.

Discover the most beautiful caves in Ha Long

If you have traveled to Halong you’re surely fascinated by the magnificent beauty of Halong Bay. Famous for beautiful and unique caves, Halong becomes the popular tourist destination and was chosen as an ideal  place for trekking tours, sightseeing, recreation, and swimming. Each cave in Halong bay carries a special name which will awaken the travelers curious to discover the mysterious beauty, sparkling at every sight and attraction of these caves. Let make a tour to discover Halong famous caves to see the spectacular and massive of a world natural wonder.

Sung Sot Cave ( Supprising cave )

Situated in the tourist center of Ha Long Bay, on the Bo Hon IslandSung Sot cave is the largest and most beautiful cave of Ha Long bay where collected the magnificent Stalagmites and Stalactites in specially shaped that you could not find anywhere.  The way lead to Sung Sot Cave stay under the foliage, steep by steep  up by stone stair, tourists not only get the feeling of climbing the mountain but also eagerly like walking into heaven.

Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave ( Supprising cave )

Trinh Nu cave( Virgin cave)

Why is it called the Virgin Cave ?The name associated with the legends about a pathetic love story. The first impression when entering the cave is the imagine of a young woman stone statue , lying with loose long hair, eyes facing the sea, the eyes evokes a sadness as in wait for something but despairingly.

Trinh nu Cave

Trinh Nu cave( Virgin cave)

Trong  cave(Man cave):

Situated opposite the Virgin Cave, this cave as a statute of a petrified man face turned to Virgin Cave.

According to ancient legend: One upon a time, there is a beautiful girl living in a Fishing village, but her family very poor, they must working for the lord of the fishing zone. The lord saw her beauty and he forced her family to let him marry her as his concubine. But she refused because she had a lover and he went fishing far on the sea to earn money to prepare for their wedding day. Before her indomitable heart, the landlords can not oblige her so he decided to take her to a desert island without people living,  she was starving and exhausted. On a rainy night, she was petrified here. And that was the night her man know that she had an accident, he hurry rowing a boat to find her on a stormy night, his boat was shattered then he was drafted on a desert island, in lightning he saw and recognized his lover, he try to call her but the strong wind carries his voice away. He used a stone knock to the cliff to let her know that he had arrived. He knocked until blood flowed profusely on his hand until he was exhausted and petrified in the Trong cave.

Visit Trong cave visitors will avidly listen to the legend of this cave and many other legends about Halong bay. That why the local people in Halong considered Virgin Cave and Trong cave as a symbol of love, a place for the couple vowed for love. And today, whenever the cruise crosses over here, if you listen carefully you’ll hear the dolorous cries of the man resounded around.

Trong Cave

Trong  cave(Man cave):

Thien Canh Son cave

Belonging to the beautiful Cong Do islandThien Canh Son cave is one of the most attractions of Bai Tu Long bay and Halong Bay. This cave also shows up the unique and magical beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay. The pathway to Thien Canh Son is set below the forest canopy and a stone cliff, therefore tourists will have the feeling like climbing towards the heaven.

Thien Canh Son cave includes three huge chambers with a plenty of different pillars among the stalactites of the first hall, scores of gnomes appear to be holding a meeting. The walls of the second chamber energy if bright light is shone on them.Looking at the ceiling of Thien Canh Son cave with the lights, the stalactites sparkling like natural lamps or stars.

All creates a lively picture of heaven or a secretive fairy land. In the evening, you may have a memorable dinner in the cave on candle- light with your family or friends. Or this is a great idea if you’re looking for a quixotic place for your cherished proposal.

thien canh son cave

Thien Canh Son cave

Dau Go cave

With approximately 5000m2 of width, Dau Go caves situated at a height of 27m over the sea level, the cave is a complex of concentration ancient architecture exuding the ancient beauty, wild and mysterious of stone columns, small stalagmites, rising as if to get to the sky.

Dau go Cave

Dau Go cave

Thien Cung cave

This is one of the most beautiful caves in the caves system of Ha Long Bay, located in the southwest of the bay, Thien Cung has a stunning scenery, lively from outside to inside. Way to the cave with the erect cliff, lush vegetation covered  the wayside, the more you get deep inside the amazed vivid beauty and splendor appeared in your eyes, even when all of the scenery appear in your eyes you will feel the endless beauty of the cave.

Thien-Cung Cave
Thien Cung cave

Kim Quy cave ( Golden turtle cave)

Located on the Dam Nam island, where the mount peak gets to 187 meters, covered by the Dam Bac island in the northern and the rear is Soi Sim islands. The cave length is about 100m has a small road leading to the top  here water murmuring all four seasons, stalactites are formed from the cave ceiling and decumbent like a beautiful curtain.

Kim Quy cave ( Golden turtle cave)

Kim Quy cave ( Golden turtle cave)

Maze cave

Away from Ti Top beach 2 km to the southwest, The Maze cave is situated on the Lom Bo island at a height of 25m over the sea level. Upon entering the cave, visitors are entering a great palace of a Persian emperor while the murmuring sound makes guests think about the voice  of Searat telling the story “thousand and one nights” for her monarch.

There are many other caves in Halong bay waiting for traveler explorer . Each of them consists inside not only the beauty of scenery but also the historic and legend story together with the geography value will enamor anyone who put their step inside.

maze cave

Maze Cave

In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.

BAI TU LONG BAY – A LEGENDARY STORY

Owning the beautiful and unique nature with magnificent scenery, Bai Tu Long Bay also with the tranquil and blue crystal water, long white sandy beaches, and abundant ecology system has a number of advantages in tourism development.

bai tu long bay

Bai Tu Long Bay

It was said that the name of Bai Tu Long Bay comes from a legend of Vietnamese people in a long time ago. Thousands of years ago, when Vietnamese people started to build their country, the south invader came to the country. At that time, the Jade Emperor sent Mother Dragon and her Child Dragons to help Vietnamese people fight the invader from the South. After the invaders were expelled, the Mother Dragon and Child Dragons did not return to the fairyland but stayed on the Earth. Where the Mother Dragon descended to is known as Ha Long Bay while Bai Tu Long Bay is the place the Child Dragons landing.

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Bai Tu Long Bay ” Cong Dam”

It can be said that the famous attractions in Bai Tu Long bay can be named as Vung Vieng Fishing VillageThien Canh Son Cave – one of the most beautiful cave in the bay, Ho Co Beach and so on. Located far away, we have Co To IslandQuan Lan Island, and Ngoc Vung Island. To depart these destinations, you will have to take a bus or a car to Cai Rong Harbor, then depart on a speedboat to the island. It often takes from 45 to 90 min to reach the island by the speedboat, depending on the location of each island you are going to come. In addition, Bai Tu Long National Park, one of the seven seven Vietnamese amphibian national parks which have both terrestrial zone and aquatic zone also belongs to Bai Tu Long Bay.

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Co To Island

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Kayaking in Bai Tu Long Bay

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Quan Lan Island

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Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Located far away from Halong city, there living of human being on Cat Ba Island or any island group, therefore, most of the tourist choose overnight cruise as the popular way to admire the beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay’s yacht. The 3 day 2night cruise is an ideal option for tourist to  visit, lowering anchor overnight and enjoy the feeling of peace, relaxing on the bay because the 2 Day 1 Night cruise  seems too short. You could contact Journey Vietnam to get more information and discount about the trip discovering Bai Tu Bay and other destinations as well.

In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.

Ever since in the North West, ethnic minority people have been living in friendly, warm and peaceful cohorts, creating hordes of harsh, rugged, and wildlife communities. Somewhere in the villages in Sa Pa, visitors will always find beautiful natural figures to surprise or catch the rustic simplicity of the local people, giving you endless inspiration and emotions are hard to describe. To be one of the best destination in Vietnam, Sapa became a popular product and appeared in most Vietnam travel agentSo Sapa tourism is no longer a difficult tour for domestic and foreign tourists.

Cát Cát Village

Located about 2 km from Sapa town center (Lao Cai province) and located under the majestic Hoang Lien Son mountain range, Cat Cat village is home to the H’mong ethnic minority. Visit Cat Cat village, visitors will have the opportunity to learn the rustic life of simple living, local people, beautiful natural scenery and discover many interesting things. Wandering around Cat Cat village, you can admire the beautiful little houses on the slopes, farm men, weavers and small children playing. Joining the Sapa tours in Vietnam visitors are also involved in rice cultivation, corn harvesting, weaving, and making farm equipment! A day at Cat Cat will bring you a lot of fun and meaningful values in upland life.

Sín Chải Village

Sin Chai Village is located at the northernmost tip of Sa Pa district, 4 km from the center of town, is quite pristine and quiet. Sin Chai Village, as well as other villages in the Northwest, are surrounded by nature, in harmony with the fresh air, so it becomes an interesting new attraction to attract domestic and international tourists.

In Sin Chai Village, visitors not only admire the rice fields, corn fields but also enjoy the fresh fruit and vegetable beds, cover the unique colors adorn the scene here.

In the dawn, visitors can walk around the village for sunbeds or watch the sunset in the windy afternoon or chat with the village patriarch on the kitchen fire when the night falls.

Tả Van Village

During the Sa Pa tour, tourists cross the trail winding around the hills and range of 10 km will reach the Ta Van. This village is located at the foot of the Muong Hoa Valley, predominantly Giay people and some other ethnic minorities.

Beautiful Ta Van scenery makes people love infatuated. Whenever we mention the village of Ta Van, we remember the beautiful terraced fields in the glittering season like a giant mirror reflecting the scene or the green painting days and the whole rice season Brilliant land. At the same time, visitors also see the image of hard work, the diligence of indigenous people between the land of immense.

Tả Phìn Village

Ta Phin village is home to Dao and Hmong ethnic groups, about 12 km from Sa Pa town center. Ta Phin is one of the highland villages in the Northwest, attracting a large number of tourists, photographers, and visitors to discover and enjoy the wild beauty and wonder.

Ta Phin village is not only a green nature, cool air but also a place where there are many natural caves hidden in many mysteries, mysterious cliffs in strange shapes, Sparkling stalactites shining.

In addition, tourists also get to know the unique traditional culture through many festivals, rituals, customs and daily life habits of the people here. Guests will admire the colorful costumes, enjoy the highland specialties, bath herbs and mix into the rustic life with native Ta Phin.

Hồ Village

Going 30km to the southwest, tourists looking for the lake will discover the beauty of harmony, convergence from nature and people. Ban Ho promises to be one of the great villages can not miss the journey of exploring the villages around the town of Sa Pa.

Sa Pa tourists will be delighted to discover, conquer nature in this land. In it, the lake is known for its zigzag lines, undulating hills, soft streams, majestic waterfalls and rich and varied vegetation. The more you look at the lake, the more you will swoon in front of the charming nature here.

At the same time, Ho village is also famous for homestay, suitable for those who want to experience the days of living on the wooden floor, enjoying the wildlife, living the community together. Warm with local people and mix in the environment friendly with nature.

In each village around the town of Sa Pa have their own beauty of nature, culture and people life. So, start your journey to explore these villages to find out, experience and enjoy the interesting things in life in the mountains of Northwest!

In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.

Halong Bay’s climate is humid and tropical. With a hot, humid summer and dry, cold winter; its temperature varies from 15ºC to 25ºC. Ha Long  bay has typical diurnal tide system (tide amplitude ranges from 3.5-4m). The salinity is from 31 to 34.5MT in dry season and lower in rainy season.

The best time to travel to Halong Bay

It is possible to visit Ha Long Bay year-round, with the best time to visit from October through April, although during the winter months of December, January and February, the weather in Halong Bay can be cool and overcast with low visibility.  During the summer months from May to September, temperatures rise and storms are more likely during the rainy season.Book your trip with www.vietnam-cruise.com and you’ll get the best advices.

Halong Bay weather in 12 months:

March  April + May: Temperature: ~ 20°C-22°C; Some days have light rain; Clear with blue sky.
June + July + Aug:  Temperature: ~ 26°C-28°C with strong Sun; Carefully with Typhoon; Some days have trong but quick rain.
Sept + Oct + Nov: Best time to enjoy Halong with cool temperature: ~ 26°C-28°C.
Dec + Jan + Feb: Temperature: 18°C~20°C; Cold with strong wind; Some days are misty and rainy.

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In addition, To enjoy the most beautiful sightseeings in Vietnam by your eyes, you can see some itineraries below Halong Bay Cruises – Hanoi Tour – Vietnam Tours – Sapa Tours – Package Tours or book a private car to discover where ever you want to enjoy the Vietnamese taste.