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.
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
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