13 November 2017

Notable geological value of Halong Bay

Halong Bay has been recognised twice by UNESCO as a World Heritage site — once in 1994 its exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance and again in 2000 for geological and geomorphic features

13 November 2017

The biodiversity value of Halong Bay

While Halong Bay is world famous for its geography, it is not so well known for its biodiversity: the area supports complex ecosystems and is home to dozens of rare and endangered plants, animals, bird and marine life.

13 November 2017

Value of cultural history in Halong Bay

History buffs will delight in their visit to Halong Bay, which is rich in culture from ancient Vietnam, including traditions, myths and legends — and people.

13 November 2017

The Legend of Halong Bay

The legend of Halong Bay is all about dragons and war and victory. Learn about the dragons who protected Vietnam from its enemies and then retired in peace in Halong Bay.

13 November 2017

Floating fishing villages in the Gulf of Tonkin

The floating fishing villages of both Halong and Bai Tu Long Bays are reminders of a time long past, and each village has its own history and distinct charm.

13 November 2017

Top 5 Halong Bay islands

Halong Bay amazes its visitors with the beauty of its islands — many harbour diverse marine landscapes, fascinating caves and peaceful grottoes.

13 November 2017

Amazing caves in Halong Bay

Depending on your itinerary, no cruise to Halong Bay is complete without a visit to one of the spectacular cave systems that are a distinct feature of the area.

13 February 2018

Cruise Halong Bay in winter

With the cooler, winter temperatures, luxury overnight  cruising of Halong Bay during peak season is not to be missed when visiting  northern Vietnam.

13 February 2018

Cruise Halong Bay in summer

With warmer weather, cheaper prices and fewer travellers, a luxury overnight cruise of Halong Bay during low season is highly recommended.

13 November 2017

Sunrise in Halong Bay

Sunrise in Halong Bay is a peaceful time of day on your cruise. Welcome the dawn as the sun peeks shyly over this ancient landscape, awakening new adventures and experiences.

13 November 2017

Sunset in Halong Bay

Dusk, when the sun sinks pink and red and orange into the grey-green ocean, is mesmerising in Halong Bay. As night falls and stars come out to play, feel the cool sea breeze on your skin.

13 November 2017

Take a peek at Halong Bay’s finest beaches

Cruising UNSECO World Heritage site Halong Bay, you will see view — and perhaps swim in — some of its finest beaches: Tuan Chau, Bai Chay, Ba Trai Dao, Ti Top, Ngoc Vung and Soi Sim.

13 November 2017

The fascinating islets of Halong Bay

On your Halong Bay cruise, the less well known islets are worth exploring for a unique experience and an insight into Vietnamese culture.

13 November 2017

Lift the ban on kayaking in Halong Bay

After a month of investigation and lobbying from locals and visitors alike, the Halong Bay authorities have finally lifted the ban on kayak use in the Bay.