Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site twice and popular travel destination in Vietnam, Halong bay features around 2,000 islets, most of which are limestone karts and untouched by humans. Ha Long Bay is also neighbor to other areas such as Bai Tu Long Bay and Cat Ba Island. The formation of these limestone karsts has gone through 500 million years.

Apart from the Limestone Mountains, Halong Bay’s beauty also contributed to the area’s diverse plants and animal species. The bay also provides many exploring destinations for tourist such as Dau Go Cave, Me Cung Cave, and Thien Cung Cave.  Halong Bay area has been the home of generations of fishermen’s cultures; the local communities here still retained most of their traditions. Many tourists from around the world have traveled to Vietnam to visit Halong Bay and have their own experience with one of nature’s most exotic creation.

Lan Ha Bay covers more than 7,000 ha, in which around 5,000 ha is part of Cat Ba National Park. This is known to be a less visited destination due to its distances from Halong City. The area also includes about 400 islands and a lot of beautiful beaches. Unlike its more popular neighbors, Lan Ha Bay receives fewer visitors annually.

But it is also due to this fact that Lan Ha Bay is a perfect location for exploring and camping activities.  Most of the natural environment here is very clean and unaffected by humans leaving it a potential destination that could attract more visitors in the future.

Bai Tu Long Bay is located Northeast of Halong Bay. Most of the areas in Bai Tu Long Bays are uninhabited by humans. Many visitors enjoy coming to the bay in order to find a feeling of peace and quiet amidst natures.

Locations such as Ban Chan Beach and Thien Son Canh Cave are places that you should totally visit for sightseeing and be exploring. If you want to endow yourself with the small fishermen’s communities here then floating villages such as Vung Vieng, Cap La and Cong Dam are the perfect places for you. Typically, only cruises of 3 days length visit this location.

Bai Tu Long Bay is located Northeast of Halong Bay. Most of the areas in Bai Tu Long Bays are uninhabited by humans. Many visitors enjoy coming to the bay in order to find a feeling of peace and quiet amidst natures.

Locations such as Ban Chan Beach and Thien Son Canh Cave are places that you should totally visit for sightseeing and be exploring. If you want to endow yourself with the small fishermen’s communities here then floating villages such as Vung Vieng, Cap La and Cong Dam are the perfect places for you. Typically, only cruises of 3 days length visit this location.

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THIEN CANH SON CAVE

THIEN CANH SON CAVE

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Thien Canh Son cave is mostly known for its interior exquisite stalagmite design. To reach this location, you’ll have to climb about 100 stone steps which can be a great workout. Once arrived, you can venture into the cave to exhibits the most exquisite and unique creations by Mother Nature herself. The stalagmites and stalactites here formed in various shapes that very much capture the eye of visitors. You can really spend hours exploring the area.

VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE

VUNG VIENG FLOATING VILLAGE

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Located at the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, Vung Vieng floating village has become a popular destination for anyone visiting the area. The people’s way of life such as living in floating houses and travel around using boats has been the main attraction for visitors from around the world.

Many came to Vung Vieng to exhibit the beautiful sunset as fishing nets slung from boats or listening to the friendly fishermen’s tell stories about their own experience with the fishing job. This is also a good location for kayaking and exploring the local community.

CAP LA FLOATING VILLAGE

CAP LA FLOATING VILLAGE

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Cap La is a small fishing village located between Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. There are around 80 households and more than 200 residents living in the area.

Cap La village population consists mainly of fisherman’s, the children’s here would only go to school until they are 12 years old, then they stop and started working as fishermen’s themselves. Commodities such as clean waters and petrol are very scared around this area. Generators are the only power source for the households.

CONG DAM AREA

CONG DAM AREA

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Cong Dam area is a good location for kayaking. This is the home to a small floating village settlement with a population of about 120 people, which has mostly retained intact its traditional fishing culture.

Travelers can make a kayaking tour of the area to enjoy the scenery while understanding more about the life of the peoples here or join the local fishermen's in learning how to net fishing. Travelers can also feel free to explore nearby lagoons and sea caves such as Tra Gioi, Cay Bang, and Cat Oan.

BAN CHAN BEACH

BAN CHAN BEACH

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This destination is most suitable for families or group of friends wanting to have a memorable experience, and spend quality time with their spouses. Ban Chan beach is listed as a “hidden” and “remote” destination here in Bai Tu Long Bay. Upon arrival, you can almost instantly feel the island's fresh air flowing down to your long as you inhale.

Everything about this area from the white sandy beach to the clear emerald waters to the surrounding jungle landscape all expressed a sense of pure natural beauty.  Visitors arriving can partake in outdoor activities such as camping on the beach, kayaking or exploring nearby areas.