Halong Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site’s outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest. One of the best ways to explore this world wonder is a cruise trip through rock islands, caves and spectacular beaches. While on your trip to Halong bay, don’t miss these activities.
Visiting limestone karts cave
There are caves and grottoes, with stalactites and stalagmites. Its limestone pillars are an unique natural feature of great scenic beauty and biological interest. The great extent and the richness of its forms sets it apart from other sites. Take a cruise trip on Halong bay, you should not miss this experience.
Kayaking is a kind of paddling, using a kayak to move across water. With thousands islands and isles, calm tides, clean, and emerald green water, Halong Bay is ideal for the activity. Most cruises in Halong Bay offer kayaking. Kayaking will make your Halong day trip more interesting and memorable. Our Halong group tour offers kayaking activity too.
Halong Bay is said to be one of the best place to swim in Vietnam with numerous beaches. The bay is not only an ideal place for sunbathing with dazzling sunlight, but also a beautiful beach with calm tides, clean, and green water. It would be even much more enjoyable if you have a chance to swim far away from the beach, maybe diving from a cruise, because the water there is much more transparent. However, the calm tides still possess hidden dangers, so following safety instruction is strongly advised.
Visiting & communicate with local fisherman
Beside exploring the natural beauty of Halong Bay, you could also be able to socialize with local fishermen in Halong Bay to join in their daily life activities such as fishing, taking a sampan, rowing kayak, through hidden lagoons, visiting floating houses to see local life.
This experience need a full day tour or multi-day cruise, visitors leave their footstep on floating houses of local fishermen in Vung Vieng fishing village. 24 kilometers from the mainland, the village locates in a place with tranquil settings and peaceful scenery.
Last but not least, Halong bay is itself a legendary with magnificent scenery you will feel and experience in your own way.