Quang Ninh

Telephone code : (84. 33)
Area : 5,938 km2
Population : 938,400

THE WORLD HERITAGE AREA OF HALONG BAY

Has for years been the prime tourist attraction in northern Vietnam with thousands of islands and islets include approximately 1,000 islands are named. The islands are infinitely varied in shape, evoking all kinds of animals, hence their names: Dragon Island, Monkey Island, Toad Islet, Turtle Islet, Fighting Cock Islet, and so on. Ships and motor boats are available to cruise among the many islands and caves, allowing to explore hidden marvels of nature.

ROYAL AMUSEMENT BEACH PARK

Orchid and cactus garden, gallery, children's amusement park.

ROYAL ZOO ISLAND

Just 200m from shore, it has rare animals such as the white fox and white snake, birds and turtles.

MONKEY ISLAND

Is a good place to see the unique red-nose monkey.

TRA CO BEACH
Situated on the east border of Vietnam and China where many beautiful sceneries can be seen (Tra Co Temple, Linh Khanh Pagoda, Doi Temple...). Tra Co is considered one of the country's longest beaches with 15 km of smooth sand beaches.

VAN DON ISLAND

50km northeast of Halong City, it has 600 islets and a botanical garden.

YEN TU MOUNTAIN

40km northwest of Halong City, the peak rises high above the vast northeastern mountain range, it boasts picturesque scenery and 13th century Buddhist pagodas, Yen Tu was classified by many royal dynasties as "the most beautiful mountain" in the country.

THIEN CUNG GROTTO

Lies at 15m above sea level and was discovered in 1995 by a fisherman, the tourists will bee attracted by the multiform stalactites and stalagmites founded in Thien Cung Grotto.

DAU GO GROTTO
Is one of the most beautiful grottoes in Ha Long Bay. The grotto has three chambers: Many stone stalactites and stalagmites of different shapes and colors are fascinating in the large chamber, the walls of the second chamber sparkle when bright light is shined on, in the final chamber there is a cool, fresh water well. That are the reasons why French tourists called Dau Go Grotto " Grotto des Merveilles".

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