HALONG BAY HAS EXPERIENCED AT LEAST 500 MILLION YEARS IN VARIOUS GEOLOGICAL STATES OF OROGENY, MARINE TRANSGRESSION AND MARINE REGRESSION
MOST TRAVELLERS BOOKING HALONG BAY TOURS DON’T STAY IN TOWN, PREFERRING TO SPEND A NIGHT OUT IN HALONG BAY.
THE BAY HAS A 120KM LONG COASTLINE WITH ABOUT 1.960- 2.000 ISLETS, MOST OF WHICH ARE LIMESTONE, WITH THICK JUNGLE VEGETATION, RISING SPECTACULARLY FROM THE OCEAN.
SEVERAL OF ISLANDS ARE HOLLOW WITH ENORMOUS CAVES. THE LARGEST IS CALLED HANG DAU GO(WOODEN STAKES CAVE).
THERE ARE TWO BIGGER ISLANDS, TUAN CHAU AND CAT BA, AND A NUMBER OF BEAUTIFUL BEACHES ON THE SMALLER ISLANDS. MANY OF ISLANDS HAVE ACQUIRED THEIR NAMES AS A RESULT OF INTERPRETATION OF THEIR UNUSUAL SHAPES. SUCH NAMES INCLUDE VOI ISLET(ELEPHANT), GA CHOI ISLET(FIGHTING COCK), KHI ISLET(MONKEY), MAI NHA ISLET(ROOF), KISSING COCKS,…
OTHER IS THE ABUNDANCE OF LAKES INSIDE THE LIMESTONE ISLANDS. FOR EXAMPLE, DAU BE ISLAND HAS SIX ENCLOSED LAKES.
A COMMUNITY OF AROUND 1.600 PEOPLE LIVE ON HALONG BAY IN FOUR FISHING VILLAGES: CUA VAN, BA HANG, CONG TAU AND VONG VIENG.
Halong Bay is the single most popular side trip, only 165kms from Hanoi. With many tour options and transportation, it’s easy for you to go to Halong city after about 3,5 hours on-route, and then have boat trip to explore 4000 square kilometer body of water.
You will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular and memorable sightseeing of your trip. Moreover, it is easy to find peaceful places to swim, fish, or just relax without seeing another soul, yet surrounded by majestic scenery.
If you have an extra day, you can add a night of wildlife sanctuary nearby Cat Ba Island.
Although having a plenty of vacation or tour options to discover Halong bay with uncountable quantity of cruises or junk boats or boats, and although itinerary detail of all may be different from each other, they all have the same point is that after the trip you’ll have enjoyed Halong Bay ‘s splending beauty. Tour price for 3 days 2 nights is just from $150 and for 2 days 1 night just from $110.
According to our experience in tourism for many years, we highly recommend a trip from 3 days 2 nights to Halong, including 1 night on boat and 1 night on bungalow(in a resort in private island).
Please notice that we offer Group tour, private tour and Tour on request. We also offer tours on other Cruise/ Junk boat/ Boat upto your request. So please dont hesitate to contact us via this IYA FACEBOOK or our email add firstname.lastname@example.org , we’ll get back to you right the way!