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Halong Bay located in Quang Ninh province – North-Eastern Vietnam, includes some 1600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. For many, the seascape of Halong Bay is synonymous with Vietnam. Cruises sail emerald green waters among thousands of rugged islands and islets, stopping at spectacular caves through which visitors can wander, viewing impressive, centuries-old formations.

Comprised of a multitude of limestone islands and islets rising from the sea, in a variety of sizes and shapes and presenting picturesque, unspoiled nature, Halong Bay is a spectacular seascape sculpted by nature. The property retains a high level of naturalness, and despite its long history of human use, is not seriously degraded. Outstanding features of the property include the magnificent towering limestone pillars and associated notches, arches and caves, which are exceptionally well-developed and among the best presented of their type in the world.

Climate in Halong Bay can be cool with clear skies from September to November. Mist drifts in from December to March making the bay look all the more mysterious. April and May offer sunshine and a refreshing breeze, while the monsoon season can make visits unpredictable from June to August.

Top things to do in Halong Bay

  • Overnight Cruise
  • Explore the floating villages (such as: Cua Van Floating Village, Vung Vieng Floating Village, Cong Dam Floating Village, Ba Hang Floating Village)
  • Kayaking
  • Explore the caves (such as: Sung Sot/Surprise Cave, Tien Ong Cave, Thien Cung/Heaven Cave, Luon/Tunnel Cave, Dark and Bright Cave, Me Cung/Maze Cave)
  • Rock climbing