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Hạ Long Bay, Halong Bay

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Cruise among the conical peaks and karst pillars of Hạ Long Bay, a World Heritage Site-honored scenic seascape of various limestone landforms modeled into natural arches and towers by coastal erosion. This site features nearly 1,600 mostly uninhabited islands and islets. Legend has it that this is the place from which a mountain dragon plunged into the sea, crushing the land with his powerful tale and leaving behind a scatter of islets. Go kayaking, explore caves, visit a fishing village, or spend the night in an island bungalow. The extreme popularity of the bay among locals and tourists alike has taken a toll on the natural environment-- sometimes the water is so polluted that it is not suitable for swimming or snorkeling. Plan to visit Hạ Long Bay during your Halong Bay vacation using our convenient Halong Bay trip itinerary tool.
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  • One of the wonders of the world. Never to be missed while visiting Vietnam. Sunrise and sunset I the area not to be missed 
    One of the wonders of the world. Never to be missed while visiting Vietnam. Sunrise and sunset I the area not to be missed  more »
  • Magnificent views. And Nature in all glory. The beautiful cruise surrounded by nature. Then go on a boat to sung sot caves , followed by climbing to the caves ( only for the strong hearted ). Then... 
    Magnificent views. And Nature in all glory. The beautiful cruise surrounded by nature. Then go on a boat to sung sot caves , followed by climbing to the caves ( only for the strong hearted ). Then...  more »
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  • Amazing site in Vietnam. Definitely a must see. I recommend that you take your cruise from Cat Ba and sail to Healing baie ( if you need some quite and to be far from tourism). We booked two day, one night trip in the baie , was really amazing. The boat capacity was for 20 people, small boat, personnalized experience.
  • Very beautiful. If possible do an overnight cruise that allows you to visit sunrise and sunset and visit the island. Price of the cruises can range significantly. Go during good weather and be awarded with amazing views.

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