Experience excursions in Halong Bay

Experience excursions in Halong Bay

Dau Go Cave

Karsts towers carpeted in green, picturesque limestone caves, mist-shrouded bay and emerald waters – the legendary beauty of Halong Bay never fails to spark your imagination. tours in Vietnam

Halong Bay

Halong Bay-source: Internet

Not only tourists from other parts of Vietnam but also travelers from various nook and corner of the world come to experience excursions in Halong Bay. Halong Bay is a popular vacation spot to any international travelers. At various time of the day, the bay together with its 3,000 islands will come before you in diverse hues.

At every corner of this area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, the spectacular natural landscape is waiting to make you surprised. Excursions in Halong Bay, which are loaded with splendid natural splendors, are always pleasurable.

Excursions in the world famous Halong Bay, which is situated in Quang Ninh province of Vietnam, mean discovering and admiring the entire bay that features thousands of islets and limestone karsts in various shapes and sizes.

Halong Bay’s excursion

Halong Bay’s excursion-source: Internet

For foreign tourists, well-pleasing climate makes excursions in Halong Bay more enjoyable. Having a mean temperature ranging from 15 degree centigrade to 25 degree centigrade with the annual rainfall ranging from 2000 millimeters to 2200 millimeters, this bay owns such pleasant climate.

During excursions in Halong Bay, you will definitely come across giant and magnificent limestone monolithic islands, each topped with fertilized jungle vegetation, which rises stunningly from the ocean. There are many hollow islands with several enormous caves inside.

Halong Bay has pleasant climate

Halong Bay has pleasant climate-source: Internet

The largest grotto in the Halong area is the Dau Go Cave or the wooden stakes cave. Visited in the late 19th century and named the cave Grotte des Merveilles by French tourists, the cave has three large chambers inside with a large number of amazing stalactites and stalagmites. Tuan Chau and Cat Ba, which are the two bigger islands, have permanent inhabitants. On the smaller islands, there are a number of lovely beaches.

Dau Go Cave

Dau Go Cave-source: Internet

One of the most well-known caves in Halong Bay is the Virgin Cave (Hang Trinh Nu), which is probably the most famous for its shrine. It is believed that a charming woman committed suicide in the cave and after being forced to marry an old Mandarin, was unable to return home. Then, her body became stone. Another similar legend says this girl, whose father could not pay a debt, escaped from a Mandarin that forced her to marry with. When finding her body, the fishermen buried her here and inside the grotto, built a small shrine. Dragon Pearl Junk halong

Situated on the same island as Virgin Cave, Sung Sot Cave has a steep path lined with shady trees. Inside the cave are two chambers with a ceiling about 30 meters high and a square-shaped outer chamber. The inner chamber formations resemble sentries conversing with one another and another formation, lying in the middle of the chamber looks like a general surveying his troops. These formations seem to be brought to life thanks to the moving light reflected from the water outside.

Colorful fishing village

Colorful fishing village-source: Internet

You can also go to some islands and visit the colorful fisherman villages. As a result of their unusual shapes, many of the islands have acquired their names such as Mai Nha Islet (roof), Ga Choi Islet (fighting cock) and Voi Islet (elephant). Housing different species of animals and birds including iguanas, monkeys, antelopes and bantams, the lush forests in Halong Bay are also well worth exploring.

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