If you have never traveled to Halong Bay, it’s time to travel now. It attract tourists not only by its beauty, but also by the activities you can try in Halong. This following activities will prove that this place has a lot of exciting travel experiences.
If you travel to Halong Bay without experiencing the Bay by kayak, it is regrettable. Sitting on the little kayak and rowing the paddles on the water, while admiring the natural sights, it is simple but equally interesting.
Halong Bay has been voted by National Geographic Adventures Magazine as one of the top 25 Kayak Travel Destinations in the world. In Halong there are many places for renting a kayak (at tourist docks, islands), the renting price is from 100,000 to 200,000 VND / hour depending on types of boats: 1, 2 or 3 seats.
Overnight on the yacht
Cruise ships on the bay as a miniature hotel, also have their own rooms, with clean mattress blankets, air conditioning, and private bathrooms. Interesting that you can just relax in the room and open the window you will see the mountains, the majestic water, the fish, the jellyfish swimming right under the window of the room and at night. Come on, you can also board the ship watching the stars, watching the sea at night.
See Halong Bay from seaplane
If you have experienced the scenery of Halong Bay on the boat trip and still not satisfied. May be because you do not have the chance to see the beautiful view of Halong Bay as on the film, so there is no way more ideal than watching the view of Halong Bay from the seaplane.
Currently, in Vietnam, Hai Au Aviation is the first private airline to provide seaplane service with high-flying sightseeing services. They have airplanes with 2 seats for pilots, 12 seats for passengers and spacious windows allowing passengers to enjoy the beautiful view from the plane and record the memorable moments of Halong Bay at the altitude from 150 to 3,000 m above sea level.
Especially, The New York Times (USA) also voted the viewing Halong Bay from seaplane as one of the most attractive tourist services in 2015.
Try climbing in Halong
Not only attractive by the charming beauty of water, romantic sea, Halong Bay – with diversifying and rugging terrain – is also a challenge for tourists who love climbing. If you are a fan of this adventurous sport, perhaps the thorny cliffs, the spectacular views of the mountains, the caves at Halong Bay will give you a sense of desire to be conquered.
Discover beautiful caves
Many visitors consider Halong Bay as the nature’s watercolor painting, created for a perfect beauty. And in that painting, in addition to “water and rock” as many people often say, this place is also famous for its beautiful and unique caves. Each cave of Halong has an interesting name, suggesting curious for visitors to discover, such as: Thien Cung cave, Sung Sot cave, Luon cave, Dau Go cave, Hanh cave, etc.
Visit the fishing villages on the Bay
Away from the shimmering, luxuriant light of the city center, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The coastal fishing villages in Ha Long are so peaceful, fresh, they are the interesting destinations and stopovers for visitors. The destinations for this experience could be Van Chai Halong Fishing Village, Vung Vieng fishing village, Cua Van fishing village, Ba Hang fishing village … You can rent small bamboo crafts right at Halong tourist boat pier.
Take the ‘double-decker’ cable car
Recently, Ha Long cable car system was inaugurated and came into operation after 2 years of construction. The project is located in a complex of entertainment projects valued at 6,000 billion VND, stretching along Bai Chay beach to Ba Deo hill (Hon Gai).
The tower at the head of Bai Chay was built 188.8 m high, set a record as the tallest tower in the world. The tower at Ba Deo Hill is 133 m high. The cable car system has only two cabins, such as a giant double-decker bus with a capacity of 230 people per cabin. Inside the large cabin, there are seats, grips and handrails for guests. Surrounding are large glass windows to help you see the entire Halong Bay from above.
With many interesting activities, Halong Bay attracts many visitors. Moreover, Halong is invested to develop more services to bring the visitors more and more unique experiences. Come here if you have the chance, you will enjoy one of the most beautiful bays in the world.