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Cua Van Floating Village, Halong Bay

(3.5/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
Experience a different way of life as you row through Cua Van Floating Village. Surrounded by mountains, the calm bay is home to an approximate population of 700 people who live in floating homes. See families as they go to work or as children go to school. Friendly fishermen stand on the edges of their floating homes and attempt to catch their meal of the day. The area is also home to a diverse marine and coastal ecosystem. Money gained from tours and fees goes towards the families to help support traditional culture and lifestyle, as well as the maintenance of a clean environment. Using our custom trip planner, Halong Bay attractions like Cua Van Floating Village can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Stopped in on our tour and got to see many of the families engaged in subsistence fish farming. (They apparently are going to start soon a Home Stay program soon) 
  • interesting experience, taken to floating village and transfered on rowing boats, manned by locals standing up in the back with long oars. felt very safe and stable, just the transfer was shaky. rowed...  more »
  • Fishing community existing here for many years with little change to the way of living except of course for technology. A relatively simple life without the stresses of modern living. Very friendly pe...  more »