Bai Tho Mountain (Poem Mountain) lies at the heart of Halong City. From a far, the 106-meter-limestone mountain looks like a huge castle with three imposing towers. Its past name Truyen Dang means Light Projecting. This mountain has inspired many poets. In 1468, during his inspection tour to the eastern region, King Le Thanh Tong stopped
Hang Hanh (Hanh Grotto) is one of the longest grottoes in Halong Bay, lying 9km west of Cam Pha Town and 20km from Bai Chay Beach. It is 1,300m long and stretches throughout the stone mountain of Quang Hanh. Hanh Grotto is extremely beautiful. The small boat will take you through the stone passageway by
Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, Sung Sot Grotto or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hon Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Halong Bay. Ascending to Sung Sot Grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage and consists of great paved stone blocks. At the deepest
This recently discovered Thien Cung cave is one of the most beautiful in Halong Bay. It is situated on the southwest side of the bay, 4 km from the wharf outside of Halong City. It is located in a small range of islands that resemble a throne embracing two superb grottoes at its core. The
Vung Vieng fishing village is also known as Vong Vieng Village. Bai Tu Long and the Vung Vieng Fishing Village is off the beaten tourist track as it is not so near to the popular Cat Ba Island which has lodging, beaches and nearby caves where most of the large tour companies and boats operate.