Halong Bay

Halong Bay – The World’s Prettiest Bay

Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 and featured among the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World in 2012, Halong Bay deserves all the praise lavished on it and more. With a mind-blowing landscape of limestone karsts emerging from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, Ha Long Bay ranks among the … Read more

Bai Tu Long Bay

Bai Tu Long Bay – A Peaceful Beauty Right by Halong Bay

Widely considered one of the unmissable tourist attractions in Southeast Asia, Halong Bay has been capturing the imagination of travelers with the ageless beauty of its limestone formations for many years now. Because of this, in some ways, the bay has become a victim of its own success, and these days so many tour boats … Read more

Lan Ha Bay in its full glory

Lan Ha Bay – A Quiet Neighbor of Halong Bay

Each year, millions of tourists are drawn to Vietnam from the far corners of the world, their minds firmly fixed on seeing the legendary beauty of Halong Bay, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surprisingly enough, however, more and more of them end up choosing a different bay instead – a relatively unknown bay within … Read more

Bai Tho mountain - discover halong on the top

Bai Tho Mountain: discover Ha Long from the top!

When referring to Ha Long, people often think of Halong Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage site with thousands of islands, white sandy beaches, and delicious seafood. It’s certainly packed with things to see – check out our list of top 20 Halong Bay attractions! However, few people know that Halong also has a fascinating … Read more

Top 5 Halong Bay Caves Worth Visiting

Top 5 Halong Bay Caves Worth Visiting

Home to 59 ‘discovered’ grottoes, the caves in Halong Bay are fascinating, significant, and laden with culture. Halong Bay, he twice-recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site is an ethereal landscape not to be found anywhere else in the world; among the features that make it so are the numerous caves and grottoes scattered throughout the bay. You may … Read more

Top 3 Most Beautiful Halong Bay Beaches

Some are vast, sandy expanses; others tiny and tucked away – Halong Bay’s beaches are, without doubt, among the area’s top highlights. Halong Bay’s landscape is famed throughout the world; the teetering limestone karsts rising from the water, the thick jungle cascading over the islands, the misty morning sunrises viewed from the top deck of … Read more

Tuan Chau Island, Halong Bay’s Beach Break Alternative

Measuring an area of just 2.2 square kilometers, Tuan Chau Island is a newly developed touristic zone just outside of Halong City, known for its recreational offerings and beachside resorts. It can serve as a wonderful starting point for your Ha Long trip, but make sure you’re properly informed before you set out for the … Read more

Breathtaking view from Titov Island

Titop Island: As Compelling As Its Legend

Titop Island sits at the heart of Halong Bay, just 8 kilometers to the southeast of Bai Chay Harbor. Although it is relatively small (a total area of 3.7 hectares), it’s regarded as one of the most picturesque islands in the bay and is a crowd favorite among Halong tourists. It also features among our … Read more

Cua Van floating village Halong Bay

What’s the Story Behind Halong Bay’s Floating Villages?

Halong Bay’s scenic beauty has become renowned throughout the world, causing thousands, near millions of tourists to visit the bay every single year. To get a deeper understanding why, check out our list of top 20 attractions in the Halong Bay area! But these tourists were not the first people to visit. Dating back thousands … Read more

Thien Cung Cave: A Nature's Gift

Thien Cung Cave: Nature’s Gift in Halong Bay

There are many amazing places to visit in Ha Long – here’s a list of our subjective top 20 tourist attractions in the area, do check it out! And as for the caves to explore throughout Halong Bay, perhaps the most interesting and legend-filled of all is the unique winding pathway through the “Heavenly Palace,” … Read more

Ban Chan Beach

Ban Chan Beach: The Unknown Utopia of Bai Tu Long Bay

Finding solitude on a pristine beach, hidden away amongst the towering karst landscape of Halong Bay is still very much a reality – as long as you know where to look! Ban Chan Beach is an unexplored patch of paradise concealed from the masses, and as of now still widely unknown. It is featured among … Read more

Viet Hai Village: Somewhere in the Midst of Jungles

Just like Sleeping Beauty, Viet Hai village is surrounded by high mountains, thick jungles, and vast ocean. And if you want to see her, you will need to either take a boat or trek through the jungle for hours. But her beauty and the experience she offers are totally worth it! Visit her if you … Read more

Cat Ba Island: A Pleasant Blend of Nature and Culture

Craggy, rugged and jungle-clad, Cat Ba Island is the largest of the 367 islands that comprise the Cat Ba Archipelago, which makes up the southeastern section of Lan Ha Bay. Almost half of the island and 90 sq km of the surrounding waters were designated a national park in 1986 in order to protect Cat … Read more

noi bai airport near halong bay

3 Airports Near Halong Bay: Which One Is Best For You?

Transportation to Halong Bay is always the first problem you need to tick in your to-do list before your trip to Halong. If you have decided to arrive by plane, this blog will help you make the decision as to which airport near Halong Bay to land at. Which Airports Near Halong Bay Should You … Read more

Tien Ong Cave – A Rising Star in Halong Itinerary

The World Heritage Halong Bay never ceases to amaze us! Recently, Tien Ong cave has joined the collection of cruising attractions in the world-renowned bay. It will not take long until this cave gets famous thanks to its pristine landscapes. Come visit it before it gets too crowded! Besides, the cave boasts a system of … Read more