Bai Tu Long Bay, Halong Bay

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#3 of 15 in Parks in Halong Bay
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. To visit Bai Tu Long Bay on your holiday in Halong Bay, and find out what else Halong Bay has to offer, use our Halong Bay trip maker website .
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  • We did enjoy a great trip to Bai Tu Long Bay by booking a cruise via HALONG SAPA EXPERTS cruise agent and it was very nice trip, weather was beautiful and we do recommend for sightseeing tours.  more »
  • Spectacular scenery greets you as you cruise around Bai Tu Long Bay. I was given the tip by some other travellers in Hanoi to come to this bay rather than Halong Bay as there were less tourists & less...  more »
  • A cruise tour we arranged from HALONG SAPA EXPERTSA cruise agent was worth for value and time with all acticities to floating village, cave, beach, island and meals as well as transfer were included a...  more »
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  • You don't have the chance every day to be between islands and looking so wonderful. Hope you to injoy the view.
  • Very similar scenery to Halong Bay with the addition of cave tours. Not worth the extra day - the caves weren't particularly special.
  • The whole area is just simply stunning and it is amazing just to be able to check out and flat around the area taking in the views
  • Bai Tu Long Bay is part of the famous Halong Bay. It is located northeast of Vietnam, at 165 km from the capital Hanoi. The bay comprises approximately 1,600 islands and islets, which forms a remarkable panorama of limestone pillars. Most of the islands are uninhabited. The site’s outstanding scenic beauty, the area is rich with geological magnificence. I suggest everyone not to let local travel agents confuse you about Halong Bay vs Bai Tu Long Bay. They are both part of Bai Tu Long National Park and both part of the pristine Heritage, both bays stand right next to each other and they shared outstanding beauty. Bai Tu Long Bay occupies ¾ of Ha Long Bay. The natural views were magnificent, I loved every minute of it, going from island to island, and enjoying nature! Loved it; we were even allowed to go ashore for a little while to enjoy swimming and relaxing in a small but beautiful beach. In the evening, i truly enjoyed a stunning sunset.
  • Beautiful is just not enough to say about this place

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