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posted by Xuka on 31 Aug 2011
Halong Bay in Vietnam
I had a chance to visit Halong Bay in Vietnam and Halong Bay is the best. It is one of world's natural wonders and is one of the top tourist attractions in Vietnam. I always vote for this beautiful landscape. It is a true paradise with great diversity of ecosystems including coral reefs, freshwater swamp forests, mangrove forest, small freshwater lakes, and sandy beaches. There are also many beautiful grottos and caves with interesting stone formations and hidden ponds such as Hung Sung Sot Cave, Thien Cung grotto, Virgin Cave...
To have such exciting feeling like that, i have to thank Viet Vision Travel Company which provided that tour package and offer me the best service such as friendly local tour guide, best hotels in Vietnam and i rally had a chance on a Halong Bay cruise, it is great, i really felt pleased. Hope that I can come back Halong bay in the near future!
sushikedvenc responded to Halong Bay in Vietnam on 31 Aug 2011
How much time did you spend there and what did your tour include?
Belinda responded to Halong Bay in Vietnam on 31 Aug 2011
I have heard that Vietnam is beautiful. May I ask how much did you pay for the tour and for how long did it take?
sushikedvenc responded to Halong Bay in Vietnam on 31 Aug 2011
If I ever went to Vietnam, I would go with a backpack and alone or with some friends, that the best way to get the essence of the country and find the best places that are hidden from a lot of tour guided visitors -and it's much cheaper also. :P
Xuka responded to Halong Bay in Vietnam on 5 Sep 2011
Hi, sushikedvenc and Belinda! I have three days for HALONG BAY & CAT BA ISLAND tour in Vietnam. It was great! Within 3 day trip, this trip will allow me to experience in different feeling and activities such as: relax, sightseeing great landscape, swimming and kayaking to explore lagoon on crystal water, especially daily life of local people who live on floating villages tin Halong Bay & Cat Ba and I also have chance to explore Cat Ba Island & Cat Ba National Park Day 1 Hanoi - Ha Long (overnight on Junk Cruise) This morning we will depart Hanoi at 8.00am for a four-hour drive through the Red River Delta to Halong City. On the way, we will stop for refreshments and a chance to buy hand-made souvenirs at a handicraft center run to raise money for disabled people. Upon arriving in Ha Long City, take all stuff we move to our junk, check in private cabin with A/C, following fresh sea lunch while boat cruising (we took Paradise cruise with the price of from $200) through amazing landscape of cliff stone mountains emerge from green crystal water, spend the afternoon time for visiting biggest cave, swimming, relaxing at the beach other enjoy kayaking to explore lagoon, dinner and overnight on boat. Day 2 Ha Long Bay - Cat Ba Island After breakfast we check out our cabin move transit boat enjoy almost a full day on the calm waters of Ha Long Bay to explore Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha bay with thousands of lime-stone mountains. In the afternoon we arrive in Cat Ba Island. Our vehicle is waiting for us in the wharf; we transfer to the hotel and relax. Or we spend our time at the beautiful beach on the island. Day 3 Cat Ba Island - Hai Phong - Hanoi After having breakfast we visit the Cat Ba National Park with the old Military Hospital cave that was used by the North Vietnamese Army during the American war. We will return to Cat Ba Township before boarding on speed boat for more an hour riding to Vietnam’s largest sea port and third largest city, Hai Phong. Arriving in Hai Phong we transfer to our waiting vehicle for the two hour drive back to Hanoi. It was great trip! I really want to have more chance like that! For more detail, you can look in:
rambo responded to Halong Bay in Vietnam on 16 Apr 2012
Ha Long Bay is a very famous landscape of Vietnam. It’s called “A tourist paradise”.
Come to Ha Long, you not only have a good time to relax but also gaze and discover wonderful huge pictures given by nature.
Therefore, Ha Long Bay is considered to be the World Heritage site in 1997 and 2004.
Ha Long is located in Quang Ninh province.
Legend said that a huge dragon and its children descended there to help the Vietnamese fight against the Northern invaders. After the victory, these dragons decided to stay with the local people. Since then this area has been called the “descending dragon.”
Ha Long is one of the most spectacular sceneries in Vietnam, it looks like a paradise due to its charm and beauty with beautiful limestone for marions, rock arches, clean water, beautiful scenery, strange caves, peaceful small is land, straight cliffs, strip of white powdery sand and thousands of limestone islets. With its 3000 island on an area of 1.500km rising from the cry stall line emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, the Ha Long has been a major attraction for tourists and film makers. It is one of the natural wonders of Vietnam. Visiting Ha Long Bay, you will see and discover many well – known caves with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. They are magnificent. Among these caves are Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave and Trinh Nu cave.
Vietnamese people are proud of Ha Long Bay. Visiting Ha Long Bay we feel our selves so little beforebreath taking scene. Come to Ha Long, you will have a chance to see and enjoy the unique natural master piece.

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