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HALONG

Overview

Halong bay is designated twice by UNESCO as a World Heritage. The 7th installation of King Kong series had been eventually filmed in Halong Bay after a long road since the first foreign film “Indochine” made in the region and gained an Oscar in 1992. It is said that even during the fierce battles of King Kong, Halong has been gloriously shown as a pearl of the Tonkin Gulf.

Nowhere else on earth, even vulcanic islands are comparable with the expanse and distinctiveness of this bay, where you are surely get overwhelmed from the first sight of uncountable scattered rocky islets, with wind and wave-eroded grottoes. A little reminiscence of the fjords in Norway or the sea in Phu Ket, Halong with its rocks and islets stretches over 1,500 sq. km will enable all kinds of sea activities. You can choose to relax leisurely for sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, visiting pearl or shell-fish farms or to visit fishman’s villages. If you love adrenalin-inducing sports, you can extend the trip for rock-climbing and bouldering at tough mountains in Cat Ba island nearby.

During the last few years, in order to respond to speedy development of travel services, Halong has also become an epicenter of strong activities for ecologists and eco-activists. Responsible and Educational tour designers like Threelanders are trying hard to protect the area and maintain sustainable development for the region against its fast growth.

Food & Drink

Halong bay area and surroundings are blessed with excellent geographic advantages, which create an abundant and diverse kinds of specialties from seafood. What is better than learning to cook authentic Vietnamese food on a cruise, under guidance of a superb chef under gorgeous backdrop of Halong Bay? Passengers can partake in Vietnamese cooking demonstration before dinner or simply enjoy dinners with delicious seafood dishes which can satisfy your thirst for seafood.

Travel Guide

Just two and a half hour driving from Hanoi, being designated twice by the UNESCO as a ‘’World Natural Heritage’’, Halong bay attracts about 90% of visitors coming to Vietnam. Since the 1960s Halong has become a must-see destination in Vietnam, then later to all travelers to Asia. With the number of limestone islets dotting over the bay up to 3,000 according to latest records, the area has become even more famous than Hanoi and Saigon.

Activities

Our pick: Spend 2 or 3 days on a deluxe cruise around Halong Bay for sunbath, swimming, sightseeing and other water activities.

Natural Sites

Kong’s view: Seaplane from Hanoi to Halong with panorama view of the bay before landing for a cruising in hours.

Cruising

2 or 3 days luxury cruising in Halong bay with water activities, seafoods and cave visiting.

MICE

MICE activities, team building on beach and games at theme park in Halong city.

Soft Adventure

Kayaking, hiking, rural cycling, detour to high viewpoint with great panorama in close-by Cat Ba islands.

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