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Halong Bay Festivel (P.2)

Cua Ong Festival Cua Ong Temple is dedicated to Tran Quoc Tang, who was the 3rd son of Tran Hung Dao (lived in 13th century); and Tran Hung Dao’s brave generals, who had great success in fighting against the enemy. This is a historical relic built in Tran Dynasty and overlooking Bai Tu Long Bay.

Halong Bay Festivals (P.1)

Halong Bay Festivals is very diverse with both traditional and modern festivals. Traditional festivals such as Cua Ong Festivals, Tra Co Festivals, etc. are featuread with long-lasting tradition and religion of local inhabitants on Halong Bay. Especially, in late-April to early-May, tourists coming to Halong Bay will have chance to enjoy colorful and bustling atmosphere

Halong Bay Sea and islands (Part 2)

Tuan Chau Island Tuan Chau Island is a soil-schist island on Halong Bay and about 4 kilometers far from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf to the southwest. The island is connected to the mainland by a 2-kilometer road built in 1998. Tuan Chau Island has the original size of 2.5 square kilometers and it now covers

Halong Bay Sea and islands (Part 1)

Halong Bay is a spectacular blend of sea and islands with 1,969 islets which are mostly lime-stone. Long-standing islands of Halong Bay with various sizes and shapes are relics of various geological operations including orogeny, marine transgression and marine regression in 5.000 years ago. Titop Island Ti Top Island is located about 14 kilometers from

Halong Bay Cuisine & Foods

Cuisine of Halong is one of the most impressive things to tourists. For each type of seafood, Halong has its own process. Many specialties of Halong Bay have become famous brands, such as Halong squid sausage, Cai Rong fish sauce, etc. Halong Squid Sausage This dish is attractive to not only domestic tourists but also

Co To Island – Green Island

Cô Tô Island located around 60 kilometers from the Cái Rồng Port, Cô Tô has over the past several years become a popular destination to tourists who want an escape from the noise and pollution in cities. (Co To Island, clean, clear and fresh) Cô Tô Island District comprises three main islands – Cô Tô, Thanh Lân,

Yen Tu Moutain, Halong Tourism

The area of Yen Tu is made up of a system of pagodas, shrines, towers and forests, belonging to the village of Thuong Yen Cong Commune, Uong Bi Town. It is about 40 km from Ha Long City and 14 km from Uong Bi Town. Situated within the immense arched mountain range of north-eastern Vietnam, Yen Tu

Halong travel tips

As you are planning your trip or vacation there are many things that you are going to need to plan for and take care of before your trip starts. You will definitely want to have purchased some type of travel health insurance so that you are covered on your trip in the event of a

Sung Sot Cave – A big suprise of Halong Bay

Sung Sot cave is the most famous cave in Halong Bay which is in the centre of the UNESCO World Heritage area. Sung Sot cave means Surprised Cave or Amazing Cave is on Bo Hon Island and is one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Ha Long Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred

Quan Lan Travel Guide

Quan Lan Island belongs to Bai Tu Long Bay; part of an island range on the outside of the gulf of Tomkin. It has an area of 11 sq. km, and features eight populated hamlets. Quan Lan Island stretch toward East – West from the foot of Van Đon Range to the Got Mount with