Many people hold the belief that, and there is even a saying that goes “If you visit Vietnam, don’t miss to visit Halong Bay” since it is one of the most amazingly stunning attractions in the world.
180 km from Hanoi City, towards the northeast, it takes around 4 hours by bus due to the speed limit, and then you will arrive to Halong City and the wonderful Halong Bay.
Pampered by the Gulf of Tonkin, this World Heritage site, in the area of 1500 square kilometres, consists of 1969 rising above the sea level limestone island in a wide diversity of shapes and sizes. Those historical, as well as cultural values, are still well preserved until now.
Halong Bay has been recognised by UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as a World Heritage Site for the second time in 2000 and the first time was in 1995. Moreover, in the worldwide competition of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders, the second place also belonged to Ha Long which is believed as a gift for its kindness.
A trip Halng Bay from Hanoi, you can yacht to enjoy beautiful view. Besides visiting and seeing the stalactites in caves system, vaporous clouds of mist, clear water, the boats in crowds or the houses floating on the surface of the sea… will make you feel excited.
Besides, meeting hospitable Vietnamese people, tasting their exotic gastronomy and admiring wonderful landscape with sets of islands in different forms, highlighted by the sun and sea water, especially in sunset or sunrise…. It would be your great opportunity to enrich your knowledge.
Just make sure that you will not miss this splendid attraction, at least once in a lifetime. With a Vietnam holiday package in Halong bay has appealed millions of tourists every year and maybe you will be the next one in no time.