Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Top 8 Best Things to Do in Halong Bay

Halong Bay, the Natural Wonder of the world is not only famous for breathtaking landscapes but also best known for interesting things to do in Halong Bay.

1. Sunbathe and Swim in Halong Bay

Sunbathing and swimming are great experiences on the bay where has the clear and calm sea water, bright sunshine and white sandy beaches. Halong Bay offers you numerous sites for swimming, sunbathing, etc. For example, Cat Ba Island may be one of the best places for you to relax with beautiful beaches such as Cat Co 1, Cat Co 2, and Cat Co 3. In addition, several wonderful beaches you can reach including Ti Top beach, Bai Chay beach, Tuan Chau beach, Ngoc Vung beach and Quan Lan beach… All of them are amazing places for relaxing, swimming in the cool jade-green water, sunbathing in the sunning scenery of mountain cliffs.


2. Practice Tai Chi on board

Tai Chi is an ancient martial art, dating back thousands of years in China. This martial art is performed to help improve the physical health, mental health via its soft movements but controlled. So, if you have Halong Bay cruise, having a practice Tai Chi on the deck will be a great ideal while traveling around magnificent natural beauty of Halong Bay. Under the instructions of experienced Tai Chi Master, you can learn how to control your body and mind as well.


3. Ride on Cat Ba Island

Cat ba island is known as the largest island in Halong Bay with the biodiversity of flora and fauna as well as fantastic natural beauty.


Boat is the best way to get to the island and you should discover the island on food or by bicycle rental to feel its beauty truly. There are countless beauty spots for your discovering such as limestone hills, hidden waterfalls, grottoes and lakes; spotting wildlife hidden in coastal forests as well as mangroves. Go snorkeling off this coast is also a great experience to learn more about the underwater life. Indeed, the Cat Ba is one of the best places to visit in Halong Bay.

4. View Halong Bay from helicopter

This might be one of the most costly things to do in Halong Bay, but it brings you the most wonderful experience. You can see the whole stunning sceneries of the bay from above, at the height of 300m including many karsts as well as islands rising in the bay: Dau Go cave, Tuan Chau island, etc.


5. Discover Hidden Grottos and Caves

Halong Bay is a masterpiece of creator, which owns majestic natural sceneries along with impressive caves, picturesque hidden coves, isolated grottos of all sizes and shapes. Visitors can hire a row boat to explore these hidden gems such as heavenly palace cave, amazing cave, and Dau Go cave, which is known as the cave of wonders.


These things mentioned-above are great experiences that you should try in your trip to Halong Bay, but not at all. There are still numerous interesting activities on the bay waiting you forward!  Let go and discover further in the Worth Heritage Site of Halong Bay with Halong Bay Tours.

6. Dining in the Cave

Have diner in the cave is one of the most interesting activities during Halong travel that you shouldn’t miss. There are few cruises that provide this service on their trips and you will be given a great chance to enjoy delicious diner in the cave. Also, some cruises add this activity as one of their included activities while others make it optional activity. Indeed, after a long day of discovering the bay, playing kayak, etc, there is nothing more relaxing than having a diner in such a romantic and quite cave.  Most of the diners in the cave are organized in special occasions such as a romantic anniversary, birthday party, conference group… on your demand.


The dishes are processed in Eastern and Western along with fresh Halong Bay seafood creating a bit different change from what visitors have enjoyed in Halong.

7. Hike on Ban Sen Island

Hiking on Ban Sen island may be an adventurous experience in Halong Bay. This island is covered by lush jungle and probably uninhabited, so it is really an ideal place for relaxing in the peaceful space. Just need to take a ferry to the Quan Lan from Cai Rong and then you can leisurely to relax and enjoy your little piece of paradise. Besides, you can hire a tour guide who will accompany with you and tell you some mysterious stories of local folklore.

8. Scuba Diving

Halong Bay not only owns the stunning natural scenery for sightseeing but also is an ideal place to take part in adventurous sports such as scuba diving. This interesting sport has been appeared in Halong Bay recently and gradually is becoming as the best thing to do in the area.


The period from April to December is the most suitable time for diving when the water temperature is about 26-29 degrees.