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Halong Bay

Trip Planner Asia  /  Vietnam  /  Quang Ninh Province  /  Halong Bay
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. Customize your holiday with our Vietnam holiday planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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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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