If you are planning to travel to Ha Long but don’t know where to go other than Halong Bay, then you can immediately refer to the 16 beautiful natural landscapes in Ha Long below!
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Top 16 beautiful natural landscapes in Ha Long
Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay includes hundreds of large and small islands, many of which are large and inhabited. This is one of the attractive destinations not inferior to Halong Bay because the highlight is the diverse and attractive marine eco-tourism including beaches, caves… The biological environment contains diverse flora and fauna.
Lan Ha Bay
Located in the south of Ha Long Bay with more than 400 large and small islands with interesting shapes, every island here is covered with trees. With a cool climate all year round, this place is known as a “sleeping paradise” because of its beauty, but it seems that tourism has only recently been noticed and developed.
Soi Sim Island
Soi Sim Island has an area of about 8.7 hectares, located in the west of Ha Long Bay. On the island is a primeval forest with many kinds of rich plants, especially on the island growing a lot of myrtle trees, so it is called Soi Sim. In addition, there is also Soi Sim beach with beautiful scenery that attracts a lot of tourists every year.
Tuan Chau Island
This island is considered the most beautiful among nearly 2000 islands in Halong Bay and is also the only island inhabited by people. Therefore, Tuan Chau Island is one of the most attractive places for tourists when coming to Ha Long.
Located along the shores of Ha Long Bay with a long white sand beach and clear blue water, Bai Chay is considered a summer resort paradise for tourists. Coming here in the hot summer but letting the sea breeze cool in, the air with salty breath blowing on you is nothing more relaxing.
Co To Island
Co To Island captivates visitors by its poetic beauty, a place for people to enjoy a peaceful life. This place was used to foster literary inspiration for many poets and musicians. Along with that, the beautiful coral reefs under the sea will stimulate your “blood” of discovery, and then the experience of scuba diving and watching corals in Co To will make you more than satisfied.
Dragon Eye Island (Bai Dong Island)
Located in the south of Ha Long Bay, Bai Dong is an island area adjacent to Bai Tu Long. This island owns natural white sand beaches and especially has a unique landscape of a beautiful circular shape located in the heart of the mountain. If looking for a private space for your weekend getaway with your family, perhaps Bai Dong is a great choice.
Cat Ba Island
The view of the beautiful white sand beach and the limestone cliffs jutting out of the water is truly mind-blowing. Cat Ba Island is also famous for adventurous activities such as climbing Hon Nghiep, trekking in the National Park, climbing unguarded cliffs, etc.
Ba Trai Dao Beach
This beautiful beach is famous in Halong Bay. This place is about 22km from Bai Chay tourist port to the southeast, near Cat Ba island. This beach is famous for being clean, unspoiled, charming, and attractive to tourists. However, a small note when visitors come to bathe here is to carefully study the water, be careful of the convective currents because this beach can only bathe for about 2-3 hours a day and when the tide is high, it will submerge the entire sandy area.
Ti Top Island
Located in a prime location in the middle of the Bay, Ti Top Mountain has about 400 steps leading from the beach to the viewing platform on the top. This is the place for visitors to admire the beauty of Halong Bay at different heights. Although there are quite a few boats anchoring here, Ti Top mountain is still a destination that is considered to be quiet, a new and wonderful view of the Bay.
Considered one of the “legendary” tourist destinations, this is the most famous cave in Ha Long Bay. Not all the way to Phong Nha-Ke Bang to admire a splendid cave, 100 stone steps open the entrance to different spaces with colorful lights of geological wonders that make visitors overwhelmed. The deepest part of the cave is called the “royal garden”, where you can find a clear lake with extremely rich flora and fauna.
Dau Go Cave
This cave is said to be the largest limestone cave in Ha Long, which is nearly 2 million years old with a width of 12m and an entrance about 17m high. As soon as you set foot in the cave, you will see the wonderful detail that the artistic photos of the photographers still capture, making many visitors bewildered, which is the light reflected from the many stalactites. The vibrant colors make you think you’re lost in a fairyland.
Drum Cave and Virgin Cave
Located on the wings of a small mountain arc east of the Bo Hon island range, more than 3km from Sung Sot cave by sea to the southeast, these two caves are 700-800m apart through a small sea.
Visitors coming here will hear stories about two names as follows: a cave with a horizontal rock looks like a girl lying with her hair stretched out to the sea, so it is called Virgin Cave. In the other cave, there is a very tall stalactite column that looks like a giant man looking out to sea. The fishermen here say that on heavy rainy days when passing here, you can hear the sound of the wind hitting the cliffs. flickering like a drum and they called this cave the Drum cave.
Ha Long owns a very large cave system, each cave has its own beauty and stories and legends associated with it. One of the typical caves is Luon cave located on Bo Hon island, 14km from Bai Chay. You can see stalactites created over millions of years with different shapes and sizes.
Thien Canh Son Cave
Thien Canh Son is a fairly unspoiled cave located on Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay in Cong Do Nature Reserve. This is also an interesting attraction for Vietnamese and international tourists thanks to its natural beauty, pristine limestone stalactites, and surrounding scenery.
Thien Cung Cave
This cave is located right near Dau Go cave, the mouth of the cave is at an altitude of 25m. This is one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long known to people with a width of nearly 10,000m2 with a very complex structure, including many levels, many compartments with very high and wide ceilings and walls. Especially when you stand in the cave, you will be overwhelmed by countless stalactites and stalagmites with strange shapes.
Kim Quy Cave
The cave has a length of more than 100m, running in the north-south direction. The front of the cave will face Dam Bac island and the back will face Soi Sim island. The four colors at Kim Quy cave all have water flowing through the stalactites, the stalactites plug down from the ceiling of the cave, creating a magnificent and fanciful scene.
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