The “Descending Dragon Bay”, Halong Bay gives majority of tourists the best experience in Vietnam. The Bay is so attractive to people with its thousands of uninhabited islets which are specticular and mystique. In 1994, Halong Bay was listed a UNESCO World Heritage site.Located in the Northeastern part of Vietnam and constituted part of the western bank of Bac Bo Gulf, including the sea of Ha Long City, Cam Pha Town and part of Van Don island district; Halong Bay is specticular and tranquil to anyone coming here. Most of islands and small island which located mainly in the southeastern part of Bai T- Long Bay and southwestern part of H- Long Bay, are formed by limestone and schist. These islands represent the most ancient images of a geographical site at the age of from 250 million to 280 million years.Thousands of islands with different forms look like glittering emeralds in the blue sea.
The area where many stone islands concentrate has spectacular scenes and world-famous caves and is the center of Ha Long Bay Natural Heritage, including HaLong Bay and a part of Bai Tu Long is considered as a wonderful and skilful masterpiece of the creation and of nature. These stone islands get fantastic sculptural and artistic works of various graceful shapes. Thousands of islands emerging uneven in the fanciful waves look strong and magnificent but also mild and vivid. There are many names given to islands according to their shapes and forms. Along with Vietnamese glorious history, Halong Bay has also attached with famous sites: Van Don, a bustling trade port in the 12th century, charming Bai Tho mountain, and not very far away from here is the Bach Dang river which witnessed two famous battles against invaders. Halong is also one of the cradles of human kind with the Halong culture, discovered at such archeological sites as Dong Mang, Xich Tho, Soi Nhu and Thoi Gieng. The Bay is a home to great biodiversity with typical eco-systems like the mangrove forest, coral and tropical forest. It is also home to thousands of plants and animals of numerous species, for example shrimp, fish and squid. Some species of animals are particularly rare. Cave of Wooden Stakes (Hang Dau Go) is a huge cave consisting of three chambers, which you reach via 90 walls of the second chambers sparkle if light is shone on them. The cave derives its Vietnamses name from the third chamber.
This chamber is said to have been used during the 13th century to store the sharp bamboo stakes that Vietnamese folk hero and war general Tran Hung Dao planted in the bed of the Bach Dang river to impale Mongolian general Kublai Khan’s invasion fleet. It’s the closest cave site to the mainland. Part of the same system, the nearby Hang Thien Cung has cauliflower limestone growths as well as stalacties and stalagmites.Surprise Cave (Hang Sung Sot) is a popular cave to visit. It too has three vast and beautiful chambers; in the second there’s an astonishing pink-lit rock phallus, called the Cock Rock by some guides which is not surprisingly regarded as fertility symbol. You have to hike up steps to reach it and can take a loop walk through the cool interior and via a wooden bridge back to the Grotto (Hang Trong) is so named because when the wind blows through its many stalactites and stalagmites, the effect resembles the sound of distant drumbeats.Website welcomes all of the tourists to come to enjoy the beauty and the attractions of Halong Bay. Just look through our website before decide which luxurious cruise is suitable with with. Come and enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay on cruises.