Halong Bay Sea and islands (Part 1) - Halong Junk Cruises

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

View-Halong-bay-from-Ti-Top-island

Ti Top Island is located about 14 kilometers from Bai Chay to the East of Halong Bay. It’s a beautiful stop of cruising on Halong Bay as well as a heaven of relaxation in Halong. Ti Top beach is in the shape of a crescent enclosing the island. It’s famous for scenic landscape with quiet atmosphere, white sand and cool water. From the top of the mountain on Ti Top Island, tourists can take a panoramic view to magnificent setting on Halong bay.

Trong Mai Islet

Kissing-Rocks-in-Halong-Bay-in-Vietnam

Trong Mai Islet is located at the southwestern Halong Bay, about 5 kilometers from Bai Chay tourist wharf. The islet is about 10 meters high above the sea level. It has the shape of a cock couple rising from the blue sea. These two huge cocks have stood by the other for thousands of years. As the story told by the locals, Trong Mai Islet represents for faithfulness of love.

The islet is most beautiful at dawn, when the sun sheds the first shine of a day and light up the cock couple.

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