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Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong Bay
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Travel off the beaten path for quiet beaches and dramatic karst mountains at Bai Tu Long Bay. This attraction is similar to Halong Bay, but is much less crowded because it is less well-known among tourists. Many of its beaches are empty, which make this site an ideal spot for a day trip. Though it doesn't have as many grottos as other nearby beaches, it is rich in biodiversity, limestone cliffs, and a vibrant coastal ecosystem. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Bai Tu Long Bay by using our Halong Bay trip generator.
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  • The scenery here was very similar to Halong Bay, except there were way less boats here. We did an overnight cruise here and the scenery was just amazing, especially at sunrise and sunset. If you have ...  more »
  • This one might not as famous as Halong bay but for us this is wonderful experience. Everything is so peaceful in this area. There are more less 40 boats only so you feel like only you and the sea whic...  more »
  • Like a lot of people, we have also chosen this Bay, as it had been described as less frequented. Actually, on the road to go, we didn't see that one or two cargo ships in the distance and a lot of small boats (sampans?) fishermen. At anchor, a dozen other junks came to moor. So far lines of junks that we could have planes see on the pictures. In fact, not too many bottles of plastics or others in the water (even if a few, it's always too): fewer tourists? Beautiful landscape.
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