Unknown things about Halong Bay Vietnam


Fascinating Halong Bay Vietnam

Halong Bay Vietnam is a proud of Quang Ninh province in particular and Vietnam in general. Halong is one of World New Seven Wonders as well as World Heritage Site.

Together with Nha Trang Bay, Halong is ranked as one of 29 most beautiful bays in the world.

A combination of environment, climate, geology and geomythology values over 500 milion years makes Halong Bay Vietnam of a collection of biological green tropical rain-forests ecosystem and marine and coastal ecosystem with a number of sub ecosystems.

According to statistics, Halong is limited with an area of 1553 square kilometers including approximately 2000 islands, a majority of limestone islands, meanwhile Halong core area is 335 square kilometers, a dense settlement of 775 islands. Moreover, it has endemic species of 14 flora and 60 fauna discovered among a thousand of  flora and fauna packed together on the bay.

Vietnam World Heritage Site

With incomparable beauty, Halong Bay was listed as World Heritage Site in 1994.  by UNESCO with its aesthetic values and recognized once again with its global outstanding values of geology and geomythology in the year 2000.  Along with Nha Trang bay, Halong bay Vietnam is recognized as one of 29 most world beautiful bays.

Stunning view of  Halong Bay Vietnam by photos

Halong Bay Vietnam has a thousand of islands with countless shapes.


Visitors is attracted by mysterious beauty of caves and grottos in Halong Bay.


Rocky monkeys are precious fauna species available on rocky mountains in Halong Bay.


Taking an overnight sleeping cruise and enjoy authentic experience of being a fisherman.


Joining in responsible travel activities such as : collecting rubbish, teaching English for children in the floating schools, staying on a green bamboo boats without engines rowed by local fishermen….



Stunning natural beauty of caves and grottoes in Halong Bay.


Halong  Bay Vietnam is chosen to organize big social-cultural events of Vietnam and the World.


Unknow things about Halong bay

+ There are almost 2000 islands and islets (1969) but half of them haven’t been given names

+ There are lots of awesome caves to be explored such as Surprising cave, Heavenly Palace cave, Three Palace cave, Thien Canh Son cave and so on

+ 10 meters or 33 feet deep. The rock formation is formed about 500 milion years ago.

+ Halong Bay means “Descending Dragon bay”. There is also another sister bay call Bai Tu Long bay where the child Dragon descended.

+ King Kong or Kong Skull island had been been here in 2017 because of its amazing beauty ever

+ Only 2.5 hours from Hanoi to Halong bay by new express way

We hope this article help you some way to know more about new seven wonder of nature : Halong Bay Vietnam – a must things to do in Vietnam

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