General Information About Ha Long Bay
Halong Bay is one of Mother Earth’s most amazing natural wonders and one of Vietnam’s most prized treasures. A comfortable 3 hours drive from Hanoi, Halong Bay is in Northeastern Vietnam on the shores of the Gulf of Tonkin. The bay is dominated by more than 1,600 limestone karsts and islets which rise out of the waters of the bay to heights of up to 100 meters (330 feet) and the numerous caves and grottos spread throughout the bay. Abundant scenic beauty, archeological and geological significance, cultural and historical connections, fresh seafood and proximity to international gateways make Halong Bay one of Vietnam’s most popular places to visit.
Such is the significance of Halong Bay that in 1994, UNESCO recognized the heart of Halong Bay as being a site of natural World Heritage and stated that “Apart from Halong Bay there are no equivalent sites on the World Heritage List…”
Pick up at hotel in Ha Noi City. Drive around 65km to visit Cai Bau Pagoda- one of the two Buddhist Zen monasteries in Quang Ninh Province. Then, head to Bai Dai (Long Beach)- stretches nearly 2 km with sloping white sand and turquoise water, so clear that one can probably looks through the bottom. Bai Dai is one of the beaches named in the list of the most beautiful beaches of the north. Its beauty attracts tourist by the wildness and romantic scenes as they enjoy a troll along the beach with the whispering waves. All these beautiful attractions form such a charming portrait of Bai Tu Long bay. With poetic scenery , wooden train bridge is also one of the highlights of Bai Dai, a place not to be missed for any passionate photographer both professionals and amateurs.Enjoy seafood lunch at local restaurant.
On the way back to Ha Long city, stop to visit Quang Hanh Hot spring. Mineral water found in Quanh Hanh is as clear as crystal, absolutely free from bacteria, and comprise of the following daily needed chemical: Na+, K+, Mg+, Cl-, SO4-,HCO3-, etc..You have the opportunity to soak in hot mineral water about 550C before heading back to your hotel.
- Transfer by modern air-conditioned vehicles
- Meals: Lunch
- Expert English speaking local guide (other languages on request)
- All entrance fees during guided time
- Wet tissue & Drinking water 2 bottle every day (0,5ml/bottle )
- Travel insurance.
- Drinks, tips and personal expenses
- All Visa approval Vietnam & visa stamping
- Meals were not included in the itinerary
- All international flights
- All international airport-tax
- Banking fee
- Everything not mentioned in the program