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Halong Bay

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Halong Bay encompasses a cluster of verdant limestone islets that jut out from the sea and make up an enchanting setting recognized as a World Heritage Site. The bay boasts staggering biodiversity, scenic grottoes and caves, and pristine beaches. You can take a tour of Halong Bay on one of numerous boat cruises, exploring the distinctly shaped islands, spotting endemic animal species, and sampling local seafood delicacies along the way. A couple of the larger islands house permanent amenities and inhabitants, so you can take a break and relax on your Halong Bay trip. Halong Bay is in Quang Ninh Province. You can plan Vietnam trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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Where to stay in Halong Bay

When touring the scenic bay, most people stay in Halong City, where you can find many budget hotels, motels, and backpacker-style hostel lodgings. Another option is staying on Cat Ba, one of the larger islands in the bay, which features a variety of affordable hotels. You can also choose to stay in the port city of Haiphong and take day trips to explore Halong Bay.
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