HALONG BAY - VIETNAM
Ha Long Bay is one of the most visited places in Vietnam and in the world, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands.
“Ha Long” Bay literally means the bay of the descending dragon, and is a fusion of ancient mythology and Vietnamese history. Same as Vietnam and Viet Nam, Ha long is more popular through word of mouth due to existed long term perception while Ha Long is still official name of the bay.
Cruising the islands is the only way to truly experience Ha long Bay. One of the most popular stops in Ha long Bay is Cat Ba Island. It has floating villages, hotels, restaurants, and bars that are set against a backdrop of lush mountains.
Ti Top Island, where tourists can enjoy swim or lounge on the sandbank.
Dau Go Cave is one of the most visited caves in the bay. You can see stalactites and stalagmites that are 20 metres tall.
Sung Sot Cave has two chambers with a square-shaped outer chamber and a 30-metre-tall limestone ceiling. Set within Bo Hon Island, its inner chamber formations resemble sentries conversing with one another.
Overnight cruising is the best way to experience Ha long Bay. The most popular is a 2-day, 1-night cruise, which is just enough time for travellers to experience the beauty of the Bay with a range of fascinating excursions.
For the time poor traveller, a day cruise will give visitors a delightful experience of Ha long Bay, and generally includes one or two excursions or activities. Options include a half day and full day cruise, and the Paradise Explorer is perfect choice for a day cruise of Ha long Bay.
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