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Halong Bay, Halong Bay

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Cruise among the conical peaks and karst pillars of Halong Bay, a World Heritage Site-honored scenic seascape of various limestone landforms modeled into natural arches and towers by coastal erosion. This site features nearly 1,600 mostly uninhabited islands and islets. Legend has it that this is the place from which a mountain dragon plunged into the sea, crushing the land with his powerful tale and leaving behind a scatter of islets. Go kayaking, explore caves, visit a fishing village, or spend the night in an island bungalow. The extreme popularity of the bay among locals and tourists alike has taken a toll on the natural environment-- sometimes the water is so polluted that it is not suitable for swimming or snorkeling. Plan your visit to Halong Bay and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Halong Bay travel itinerary maker.
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  • HALONG SAPA EXPERTS agent was great and they booked and arranged great overnight cruise trip for all of us with many services those were included during the tour. We loved to see cave, pearl farm, flo...  more »
  • We heard of Halong bay before coming to Vietnam and added it in my must visit place. We booked 2 day tour with 1 night on a 4* cruise. It's an amazing trip. The scenery, the boat, food, tour activitie...  more »
  • Before the trip I've read many negative comments about Halong bay: it is indeed crowded, more touristic and sometimes there is garbage in the water however this is not the rule, but the exception! I'v...  more »