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Cua Van Floating Village, Halong Bay

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Experience a different way of life as you row through Cua Van Floating Village, surrounded by mountains and home to about 700 people living in floating homes. The area is also home to a diverse marine and coastal ecosystem. Money gained from tours and fees helps support the traditional culture and lifestyle of this region. 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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  • During our trip to Halong Bay, we also visited the floating villages. Although all companies offer this excursion, so you will not be the only one doing this, it was a good experience to get an idea a...  more »
  • We enjoyed our ride on a bamboo boat as we toured the floating village. This is interesting see where these folks live and work fishing the waters of Halong Bay. It isn't exciting but worth a few hour...  more »
  • Enjoyed seeing the fishing village but felt a little odd staring into people's homes. Waved to a few children but got nothing back. They must see 100s of tourists a week. Our son enjoyed canoeing arou...  more »

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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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