Ha Long Bay is one majestic natural wonder in the northeast coast of Vietnam, shown as a pearl of the Tonkin Gulf. The Bay is surrounded by 1,600 limestone islands and islets in an area of over 1,500 sqkm. This amazing Bay has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. In 2015, Ha Long Bay was voted in the list of Top 15 Most Amazing Landscape and Rock Formations in the world, according to BBC. Across over 500-million-year formation, Ha Long Bay has been formed with incredible islands, spectacular limestone karsts, fascinating grottos, and natural cave formations, all of them make the surrealistic scenery.

Arriving here, you can enjoy your time with leisure activities such as sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, pearl-farm visiting, fishing village exploration. In the case you prefer adventurous sports, climbing-up or trekking at tough mountains in Cat Bai islands is an attractive activities.

Ha Long Bay is one of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site in northern Vietnam, where you can explore incredible islands, spectacular limestone karsts, fascinating grottos, and natural cave formations, making the surrealistic scenery.

  • When is the best time to visit Ha Long?

The best time to visit Ha Long is from October to December because of dry climate and pleasantly moderate temperature. From January to April is also a good choice  when Ha Long weather is characterized by cool and occasional drizzle. January is the coolest and driest month of the year here, while it tends to be warmer towards March. On the contrary, May to September is the low season and has a high possibility of storms and typhoon.

  • How to come Ha Long Bay?

Bus: there is a lot of normal or limousine shuttle buses from Hanoi to Ha Long, which only about 2.5 hours transferring on new high way.

Helicopter: if budget is not problematic, an 45-minute seaplane from Noi Bai Airport is also available.

Private car: you also can  book a private car to transfer Ha Long, which let you flexible on time.

  • What to do in Ha Long?

Caves and grottos: On Ha Long Bay, travellers will find impressive caves with amazing stalactites and stalagmites such as Thien Cung Grotto, Surprising Cave, Dau Go Cave and Trinh Nu cave.

Floating fishing villages: is the place visitors can communicate with fishermen and broaden your knowledge about local lifestyle , culture and tradition.

Sun World Halong Complex: it is an exciting amusement park in Ha Long with lots of thrilling activities with Sun Wheel Park, Dragon Park, Water Park.

Ha Long Beach: located in north-eastern coast of Vietnam, Ha Long also has beautiful beach for beach vacation, besides sightseeing.

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