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As an unparalleled natural wonder on the planet, Halong Bay attracts millions of visitors each year by its breathtaking rocky and karst formation over the sea. Renowned for overnight cruises, Halong Bay Cruises lead passengers to explore the Heritage Site with full of appealing activities such as Halong Bay sightseeing from the sundeck, caves or island visiting, kayaking or swimming amid spectacular landscape, joining Tai Chi session in the early morning, and traditional cooking demonstration, etc.

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  • Area: 1,553 square km, including approximately 2,000 islets
  • The most of islets were formed of limestone with many shapes and different characteristics
  • One of UNESCO World Heritages
  • One of the World’s New 7 Wonders of Nature

Located in northeast Vietnam, Halong Bay is one part of the Tonkin Gulf. It was called 'the wonder standing in the heaven' by a world cultural Celebrities-Nguyen Trai. In 1994, Halong Bay was recognized as the World natural heritage about the values of geomorphology by UNESCO.

Halong bay is known as the capital of Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. The city mainly lies on Bai Tu Long which is part of the Halong Bay. It is located about 160 kilometers northeast of Hanoi. According to the census in 2001, its total population is 185.288. Halong city is divided into 2 parts: East Halong and West Halong. The eastern part (Hon Gai), where the most official buildings and industry are concentrated, is connected by bridge with the western part (Baichay) which is considered to be more of a tourism attraction.

Halong Bay is one part of the Tonkin Gulf,including the sea area of Ha Long City, Cam Pha Town and part of Van Don island. The Bay has a total area of 1553 km2, including 1969 islands, of which 989 islands have name and 980 islands have no name. Islands of Halong Bay are divided into 2 types: limestone islands and schist islands which concentrated in two main areas of southeast (belonging to Bai Tu Long) and the southwest (belonging to Halong Bay). Because Halong bay is situated in the north, the weather has 4 seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. Tourists can travel to Halong Bay whenever you want. It is the best choice if you choose to travel from April to October and from December to February. In the winter, tourists will have opportunities to enjoy a bit cold and foggy weather.

This place has many islands with the spectacular views and famous caves-this is central natural heritage of Halong Bay. The heritage area recognized by the world has total area of 434 km2 and 775 islands. It likes 3 vertices of a triangle: Dau Go Islet (in the west), Ba Dam Lake (in the south) and Cong Tay (in the east).

The magnificence of nature creates the beauty of Halong Bay. Halong was called "the wonder standing in the heaven" by a world cultural Celebrities - Nguyen Trai. Moreover,  Halong bay also associated with the development of national history and famous spots such as Van Don, Bai Tho Mountain and Bach Dang River.

In addition, the archaeologists research into the sites at Dong Mang, Xich Tho, Soi Nhu, Thoi Gieng, which proves that Halong is one of the cradles of humankind.  Besides, Halong focuses the biological diversity such as mangrove ecosystems, coral reef ecosystems, and tropical rainforest ecosystems. Furthermore, it has thousands of animal species, especially many rare animals that only found in this place. Discovering Halong Bay, tourists will feel like lost in fairyland; the island looks like the dragon which flies above the water (Dragon Island); the island seems to be an old man who sits to fishing (Ong La Vong islet). Moreover, there have Canh Buom Islet, Trong Mai Islet, Dinh Huong Islet…            

In the heart of stone islands, there have the beautiful caves such as Thien Cung Cave, Dau Go Cave, Sung Sot Cave, and Tam Cung Cave that are really the castles of the heaven. With the special values, on December 17th 1994, in the 18th session of World Heritage Committee of UNESCO held in Thailand, Halong Bay was officially recognized as the World natural heritage. In November 2000, Halong Bay was recognized by UNESCO as the World natural heritage about the values of geomorphology. On April 27th, at the My Dinh national stadium (in Hanoi), Mr. Bernard Weber who founds New7Wonders, officially stated that Halong Bay became one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You can learn more Halong bay with travel guide, attractions, cruises, hotels...

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Things To See In Halong Bay

Ba Trai Dao Islet Ba Trai Dao Islet
Ba Trai Dao Islet (Three Peaches Islet) lays near Cat Ba Island, in the...
Con Coc Islet Con Coc Islet
Con Coc Islet (Toad Islet) is situated about 12 kilometers from Bai Chay...
Dau Nguoi Islet Dau Nguoi Islet
Dau Nguoi Islet (Human head shaped Islet) is situated in the south of the...
Dinh Huong Islet Dinh Huong Islet
Dinh Huong Islet (Incense Burner Islet) is so - called Lu Huong Islet. It's...
Soi Sim Islet Soi Sim Islet
Soi Sim Islet is a small soil island in the southwest of Halong Bay. It's about...
Trong Mai Islet Trong Mai Islet
Trong Mai Islet (rock of 'the kissing cocks') is a famous islet on Halong Bay....
Yen Ngua Islet Yen Ngua Islet
Yen Ngua Islet (Saddle Islet) is situated in the center of World Heritage Area...
Bo Hon Island Bo Hon Island
Bo Hon Island is situated in the center of the UNESCO - declared World Heritage...
Cong Do Island Cong Do Island
Cong Do Island is on the southeastern Halong Bay, about 25 kilometers from Bai...
Cong Tay Island Cong Tay Island
Cong Tay Island is located in the core area of World Natural Heritage Site,...
Ngoc Vung Island Ngoc Vung Island
Ngoc Vung Island (Luminescent Pearl Island) is located in Van Don District,...
Tuan Chau Island Tuan Chau Island
Tuan Chau Island is a soil - schist island on Halong Bay and about 4 kilometers...
Grotto System Grotto System
Halong Bay is the world of various beautiful caves which were mostly created in...
Bo Nau Cave Bo Nau Cave
Bo Nau Cave (Pelican Cave) is located on the southwestern Halong Bay. It's...
Dau Go Cave Dau Go Cave
Dau Go Cave (Wooden Stakes Cave) was found on the same name island, about 6...
Hanh Cave Hanh Cave
Hanh Cave is located at the foot of Quang Hanh Lime - stone Mountain, about 20...
Luon Cave Luon Cave
Luon Cave is located in the northeast of Bo Hon Island. It's about 14...
Me Cung Cave Me Cung Cave
Me Cung Grotto (Bewitching Grotto) is situated on Lom Bo Island, about 2...
Sung Sot Cave Sung Sot Cave
Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave) is situated in the center of Halong Bay's...
Tam Cung Grotto Tam Cung Grotto
Located in the center of Halong Bay, 5 kilometers from the Sung Sot Cave to the...
Thien Cung Grotto Thien Cung Grotto
Thien Cung Grotto (Heavenly Cave) is situated on Dau Go Island (Wooden Stakes...
Trinh Nu Grotto Trinh Nu Grotto
Trinh Nu Grotto (Virgin Grotto) is situated on Bo Hon Island, the same location...
Trong Grotto Trong Grotto
Trong Grotto (Drum Grotto) is opposite to Trinh Nu Grotto (Virgin Grotto) which...
Kim Quy Grotto Kim Quy Grotto
Kim Quy Grotto (Golden Tortoise Grotto) was formed in Dam Nam Islet, near Soi...
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Things To Eat In Halong Bay

Halong Bay Squid Sausage Halong Bay Squid Sausage
Halong squid sausage is well-known not only in all three parts inside the...
Halong Bay Lobsters Halong Bay Lobsters
Lobsters have long been titled as King of highly nutritious seafood. Lobsters'...
Halong Fried Sea Snails with Chili Sauce Halong Fried Sea Snails with Chili Sauce
Apart from lobsters, squids, Halong has a less expensive food but sharing the...
Hoanh Bo Soaked Rice Wine in Halong Hoanh Bo Soaked Rice Wine in Halong
This unparalleled drink is a local culinary delight of Halong. Made from a kind...
Halong Bay Oysters Halong Bay Oysters
An additional well-known seafood in Halong is oyster. Oyster is a...
Co Ngu Restaurant Co Ngu Restaurant
Lying in the heart of Bai Chay beach, Co Ngu restaurant is a unique dining...
Linh Dan Restaurant Linh Dan Restaurant
Linh Dan restaurant is a modern designed eatery, providing a large number of...
Anh Duong Huong Lan Restaurant Anh Duong Huong Lan Restaurant
The contemporary design is the initial success of Anh Duong Huong Lan...
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