Interesting Destinations in Halong

Halong is not only famous for Halong Bay, but also well- known for Bai Chay, Tuan Chau, Co To Island and Halong Market

  1. Halong Bay

Halong Bay is located in the Northeast of Vietnam, belonging to Halong city, Quang Ninh province. On the world map, Halong Bay has borders to China in the North and adjacent to the East Sea in the East.

Halong Bay
Halong Bay

Halong Bay has a medium size of 1,553 square kilometers. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in diversified sizes and shapes. Halong bay has a 120 kilometer long coastline with 1969 islets.  It is accomodation of many fishing villages, including the 4 communes of Cua Van, Cong Tau, Vong Vieng and Ba Hang with a population of more than 1,600 people. The locals live on floating houses and boats, making their own lives by fishing and aquaculture. Indochina travel Vietnam

  1. Bai Chay

Bai Chay Tourist Wharf in Halong Bay is your gateway to the famous UNESCO world heritage site in Vietnam. Bai Chay Tourist Wharf is here that you will embark on your interesting Halong Bay Cruise

Bai Chay Bridge
Bai Chay Bridge

Bai Chay is also a large, beautiful, artificial beach, closed to the coast of Ha Long Bay. The 100-meter-wide-sandy beach spans over 500 m. Early in the morning or lately in the afternoon, thousands of people liven up the atmosphere here. halong bay cruise

  1. Co To Island

The paradise blue sea and white sand have not only in central and southern Vietnam. Co To Beach is one of the most beautiful and romantic beaches in Vietnam. In the northern Vietnam, Co To Island is a hidden and beautiful charm for tourists by immaculate beaches with white sand and blue water. In Halong, you can spend 1-2 days exploring the island. For a trip to Co To island, it is always amazing and meaningful experience.

  1. Tuan Chau

Tuan Chau Island is a newly built tourism center in Halong City, which is only 8 kilometers away from downtown Halong. The entire area of this island is about 2.2 square kilometers, which including multiple sloping hills.

Tuan Chau Island
Tuan Chau Island

Nowadays, Tuan Chau is really the most attractive destination of Halong with numerous constructions for the sake of satisfying tourist. From the entrance of this tourism complex, visitors can see a chain of international standard villas. Visiting Tuan Chau, you would never have to be nervous about your accommodation with more than 400 rooms of international standard at your service: villa, luxury resort, or high-end hotel.

Tuan Chau Beach is artificial, stretching over 2 kilometers long with white smooth sand and golden sunshine in the summer.

  1. Halong market

Ha Long market, situated in the Ha Long city, is the largest market in Quang Ninh province. Established in 2003, Ha Long market has become a popular shopping place for locals and tourists. There are a lot of goods sold here.

Seafood in Halong Market
Seafood in Halong Market

Stalls selling coal-made souvenirs, woodwork and seafood are often crowded with locals and tourists. As situated in a coastal city, Halong market is famous for fresh and cheap seafood, especially fried fish pastes. In the market lie many stores serving this tasty dish. If you are looking for a place to shop in Quang Ninh province, Ha Long market is a ideal choice.

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