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Cua Van Floating Village, Halong Bay
(3.5/5 based on 120 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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  • This way of living in a group chosen, and not imposed at home. The inhabitants decide themselves with whom to live. Fishing, trade, Yes, but also the slow pace of life, the calm, the difficulty also, to buy salt or even to send his kids to school. A must see.
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  • Very beautiful fishing village. I'll often each time to make the trip have photographs coming from France - Belgium - Canada - Switzerland... Especially with the Group of photographies of infinite-photo and Creapolis...
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  • It is quiet and isolated and hard to believe that people would spend their entire lives there, but clearly many do so they accept the random hoard of tourists kayaking around them every day. Kayaking ...  more »