Fascinating destinations in Quang Ninh (Part 2)

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Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island is located in the southwest of Halong City. This is the only land island in the 1,969 large islands in the connecting point of the World Natural Heritage Halong. The island has an area of about 400 hectares, which is richly endowed with natural beauty.

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With a smooth white sand beach stretching 6 km, clear blue water all time, more than 200 hectares of green pine forest and cool weather all year round to welcome the sea breeze blowing, Tuan Chau island is worthy of a place to build ideal luxury resorts.

In addition to the beautiful charms of nature, Tuan Chau Island is also an archaeological site of Halong culture after the Neolithic, with many stone tools found such as grater, stone axes, pottery …

Prior to 1997, Tuan Chau was a poor land with an area of ​​250 hectares belonging to Halong City. The people lived mainly on fishing grounds with rudimentary means of fishing. On the island there is no electricity, no water, no market …

Particularly, the traffic is separated from the mainland, so the material life and spiritual culture of the people are more difficult and scarce.

Since 1998, the life of Tuan Chau people has started to improve as Au Lac company officially built a 2,145 km long and 15m wide road, connecting the island with the National Highway 18A, opening a tourist tourist center with many well-known works.

Starting from here, Tuan Chau island has been known locally and abroad, becoming the venue for important national and international events.

Tourists can enjoy playing on the beach with the white sand shore. Beach and water games such as beach volleyball, soccer, surfing, parasailing by canoe, high speed water slide will bring you a healthy, fun and impressive vacation.

In particular, visitors also admire and enjoy delicious dishes in Vietnam cuisine garden. This garden is built in a unique style as the model of Vietnamese royal architecture in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Co To island via Kenh Du Lich

Co To Island

Located in the midst of the vast north-east sea of the country, Co To is blessed with a fresh, cool climate and a quiet and peaceful space. Cozy, hospitable Co To people always leave a deep impression on each tourist.

The beaches in Co To remain unspoiled, there are still coral reefs, long white sand shore, the blue water surrounded by the primary forest with rich flora. The beauty has become the typical brand of Co To.

In addition, Co To is known as a large fishing ground with fresh and diversified seafood that is suitable to promote this great advantage to develop marine economy. Around the island, there are about 1,000 species of fish, including about 60 species of high economic value such as: snapper, grouper, pomfret. Sea squids also have five species: squid, bigfin reef squid and three types of cuttlefish. At a depth of 5 to 20 m, Co To owns rare animals such as pearls, abalone, sea cucumber, urchin.

Besides pristine beaches with white sand and clear blue water, there are Small Co To island, Thanh Lam island, Tran island and other small islands … Visitors can also visit natural forests, lighthouses, fishing villages, sea bays, natural rock formations …

Cua Van fishing village

Cua Van fishing village is located in a calm sea, surrounded by rocky mountains called Va Gia – Cua Van. The area is an ideal location for mooring vessels.

Located in the heart of Halong Bay – World Natural Heritage has been twice recognized by UNESCO, for many years, Cua Van fishing village (Hung Thang ward) has become an attractive tourist destination with domestic and foreign tourists.

Cua Van fishing village via V’Spirit Cruises

Coming to Cua Van fishing village, tourists not only immerse in calm, peaceful and charming space, admire the natural scenery and learn about the culture of fishermen, but they are also guided by the village girls to row, spread net, drop fishing rods …

Cua Van fishing village has its origins from two ancient fishing villages, Giang Vo and Truc Vong, along with the islands, becoming an important part of Halong Bay, now part of Hung Thang Ward (Halong City). Cua Van fishing village is home to 176 households, with over 750 people, most of them live by fishing.

Coming to Cua Van, visitors are easily attracted by the beauty of the boats, the bamboo rafts parked in front of the house, the houses connected to against storms, cheerful, innocent children. Peaceful, gentle scene is filled with the pristine nature of a fishing village on the sea.

When the night falls, visitors will be rowing around the village, with fishermen pulling the net, going squid fishing… to understand more about the daily life of a fisherman.

Following the fishing village girls under the moonlight, visitors can enjoy the fun, watch the funny animated shape on the rocky mountains. The most interesting is when visitors themselves catch fish, shrimp netted in the basket, take home processing by yourself, enjoy the seafood as a trophy.

In the night fishing village in festivals, or wedding, visitors also hear the fishermen singing, rowing singing (a form of chorus with many endemic folk songs in Halong Bay). All make up attractive, unique charm to this land.

Do not stop there, when coming to Cua Van, tourists continue to enjoy more new forms of tourism, such as visiting Tien Ong cave, Ba Ham Lake, mountain climbing, squid fishing,… with transport means of wood boats… by the fishermen. After the tour, visitors will be staying overnight at the fishermen families, enjoy the singing, the sea, or the silent moments.

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