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Facts about in Halong Bay

  1. Halong Bay was first listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994
  2. Humans may have inhabited the area in Halong Bay 6,000 to 18,000 years ago as the Archeologists have found.
  3. Most of the islets and islands in Halong Bay are limestone.
  4. Halong Bay is 1,553 square kilometers in size, and extends 120km along the coastline.
  5. Many of the islands in Halong Bay have beaches, caves and grottos.
  6. The name Ha Long means “Descending Dragon”, is derived from the Sino-Vietnamese (The Chinese-derived elements in the Vietnamese language).
  7. There are 200 different species of fish and 450 different mollusks in Halong Bay.
  8. There are around 1,600 limestone islands and islets in Halong Bay.

Movies that were filmed in Halong Bay

  1. James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies 1997
  2. Indochine 1992
  3. The Vertical Ray Of The Sun 2000
  4. Pan 2015
  5. Life 2017
  6. Kong: Skull Island 2017

Halong Bay Attractions in North Vietnam

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Halong Bay Attractions in North Vietnam

Halong City, formerly the Hon Gai Town, is the cultural, economic and political centre of Quang Ninh Province.

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Vietnamese:Vịnh Hạ Long
Dial codes (Tel):(+84 33)
Time zone:(UTC+07:00)
Region:Northern Vietnam

It borders Cam Pha to the east, the Yen Hung District to the west, the Hoanh Bo District to the north and Halong Bay to the south with the coastline of 20km. The city is divided into two parts: East Halong and West Halong.

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Places of interest in Halong Bay

Attractions, Things to Do in Halong Bay, Places to visit, culture, nature

Halong Bay

The eastern part is an industrial zone where most of the province's official buildings are also concentrated. The western part, also called Bai Chay, is the animated tourism zone. Halong's population are most having emigrated from other places to settle here.

 

Halong Bay is famous internationally, and is recognized as a World Heritage by UNESCO for its thousands of natural islands. Also in the city, there are temples, pagodas and historical relics.In addition to the most active branch of tourism, there are other economic activities such as: trade, seaport, coal, marine products and the production of construction materials.

Thien Cung Cave Động Thiên Cung in Halong Bay, Vietnam


Islands in Halong Bay

Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay

Tung Sau Pearl Farm, Halong Bay, Northeast Vietnam


Dau Go Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay

Cat Ba Island, the largest island in Halong Bay, is nestled on the periphery of the Vietnam’s famous National Park … Cat Ba Island

Location: Cat Ba Archipelago, Ha Long Bay, Northern Vietnam

Dau Go Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Dau Be Island, close to the Hang Trai Island to the east

Located on the south-east side of Hạ Long Bay, Dau Be Island is 500 m west of Hang Trai Island, and 28 km from … Dau Be Island

Location: Cat Ba Archipelago, Ha Long Bay, Northern Vietnam

Dau Go Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Dau Go Island, about 6 kilometers from Bai Chay cruise ship port

Located on the southwest side of Halong Bay, Dau Go Island or Driftwood Island lies just 4km from the wharf … Dau Go Island

Location: Dau Go Island, Cát Hải, Haiphong, Vietnam

Bo Hon Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Bo Hon Island, one of the largest island chain at Halong Bay

Bo Hon Island is a beautiful island in Halong Bay and one of the largest in the area. The island … Bo Hon Island

Van Don Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Van Don Island in Van Don Archipelago

Van Don is a large island and it is located northeastern of Quang Ninh province in the Bai Tu Long Area of Halong Bay, the main town is Cai Rong with a harbour.

Location: Cầu cảng Cái Rồng, tt. Cái Rồng, Vân Đồn, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam

Dau Be Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Dau Be Island, Calf Head Island in Lan Ha Bay

Located close to Hang Trai Island about 500 meter and it is the highest peak in the area, popular for diving spot and swimming, with many lakes in the island.

Location: đảo Đầu Bê, Cát Hải, Haiphong, Vietnam

Cong Tay Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Cong Tay Island, Bai Tu Long Bay

Cong Tay Island is located in Bai Tu Long Bay 40km from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf, a lot of new investment such as resorts, restaurants to reach more visitors of Halong Bay.

Location: Cong Tay, Bái Tử Long, đảo Cống Tây, Vietnam

Cong Do Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Cong Do Island, Bai Tu Long Bay

Cong Do Island is located in the southeast a few kilometers from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf in Bai Tu Long Bay with panoramic view at the hilltop.

Location: Bái Tử Long, đảo Cống Tây, Vietnam

Ba Mun Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Ba Mun Island, Bai Tu Long National Park

Ba Mun Island is a island belonging Bai Tu Long National Park with another 40 islands, plentiful fauna and flora and many species of rare animals.

Location: Halong Bay, Vietnam
Luon Cave & Kayaking (Hang Luồn Vịnh Hạ Long) in Halongbay


Caves in Halong Bay

Luon Cave, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Luon Cave and Kayaking, Green Lagoon

This is a small 30 meters long cave that connects with the Halong Bay's green huge lagoon, a popular kayaking spot for visitors and a place for photographers.

Bo Nau Cave or Pelican Cave Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Bo Nau Cave or Pelican Cave at Bo Hon Island, stunning grottoes

Located 3 km southeast of Trong Mai Islet lies Bo Nau or Pelican Cave, one of the most beautiful … Pelican Cave at Bo Hon Island

Trinh Nu Cave or Virgin Grotto, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Trinh Nu Cave or Virgin Grotto

This cave is located in Bo Hon island south of Bai Chay Beach also known as Mid Gate Cave, beautiful stalactites and stalagmites in amazing shapes.

Sung Sot Cave, Amazing Cave, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Sung Sot Cave, Amazing Cave

This is the largest cave on Bo Hon Island in Halong Bay with thousands of stalactites and stalagmites, voted as one of world's ten most beautiful caves.

Sung Sot Cave, Amazing Cave, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Thien Cung Cave, Paradise Cave, Heavenly Palace Cave

Thien Cung Cave is located a few kilometers from Halong City with an amazing viewpoint, colored lights shining on the stalactites and stalagmites.

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Vietnam Package Tours, 1 to 7 Days and Prices

Explore Vietnam, package tours, discover all destinations from North to South, Daily Tours, Family Tours, Cruises … Vietnam Package Tours

Farms and Villages in Halong Bay

Dau Go Island, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Floating Villages in Halong Bay surrounded by limestone islands

Apart from natural beauty, archaeological and historical significance, Ha Long Bay is also home to 4 fishing … Floating villages

Tung Sau Pearl Farm

Tung Sau Pearl Farm, Halong Bay, Northeast Vietnam


Tung Sau Pearl Farm, Halong Bay, North Vietnam

Tung Sau Pearl Farm, making pearls

A place that you can learn how the pearls are created, a traditional sea product to a valuable item … Tung Sau Pearl Farm

Things to Do in Halong Bay

Things to Do in Halong Bay


Things to Do in Halong Bay

Things to Do in Halong Bay

Discover Halong Bay by Kayak, Visit the Floating Villages of Halong Bay, Discover the Caves of Halong Bay, Swimming in Halong Bay … Things to Do in Halong Bay

Weather in Halong Bay

Weather in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Weather in Halong Bay

Humidity, Wind, Visibility, Pressure, Weather this week, Current Weather, Maximum Temperature … Check the Weather in Halong Bay

Nearby Destinations to Halong Bay

Hanoi, North Vietnam

Hanoi Sights & Attractions

Hanoi is the intellectual, artistic and political center of Vietnam. While Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City remains the … Hanoi Sights & Attractions


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