Halong Bay is by far one of the most popular for tourist from all over the world, with its peaceful scenery, splendid limestone, pristine beaches, azure water and harmonious blend of mountain and sea. Most of tourist choose to stay on a cruise ship to discover Halong Bay. When the ship is in midst of Halong Bay, it offer an extraordinary vibe of Halong. There are some places you must visit in your itinerary in order to get the most of your traveling experience in Halong.
Tuan Chau entertainment center
Tuan Chau is the biggest entertainment center of Tuan Chau island – a must-visit destination in Halong Bay. With a wide range of hotels, restaurants and many more under construction, Tuan Chau is growing rapidly. Tuan Chau themselves does offer gracious amenities and entertainment activities including Dolphin and Seagull performance, water music performance, outdoor playgrounds, etc..
Bai Tho monument complex
Bai Tho is a historical and cultural monument complex comprising Bai Tho mountain, Long Tien pagoda, Shrine worshiped Tran Quoc Nghien, Hon Gai church (the biggest church of Quang Ninh province), quang Ninh museum, Cai Lan harbor, Hoang Gia international park, Halong shopping malls and more.
Uong Bi city
Uong Bi is famous for Yen Tu mountain – the destination is regarded as home of Vietnam Buddha. . In addition to this is a year-round mountain hidden in clouds, to Yen Tu, you will admire the beauty of the temple on the mountain mass, particularly Dong Pagoda which is located on top of the mountain. Delve the legend of rice circuit unfailing, hooked in the cool waters flowing from the mountains, perched in the clouds on a capsule, “cows” on the stone steps, sighing after conquering the stairs, watching the city from above in Uong Bi will make you feel extremely exciting. In addition to Yen Tu, the two sites do not forget to look at this city and the Truc Lam Yen Trung tourism area.
Cam Pha city
Reu island, Con Coc island (frog island), Dau Nguoi stone , Oan stone, Mat Quy, Thien Nga, Vung Duc grotto and Hanh grotto are tourist attractions of Cam Pha city. All of these attractions are located at Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay. It’s convenient for tourists to enjoy watching them while staying on a cruise ship.
Mong Cai city
Mong Cai is situated along the bank of Ka Long river, about 178 km away from Halong. There are a lots of tourist attractions such as Mong Cai market – a bustling market located at boundary between China and Vietnam, Tra Co beach – one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, Tra Co pagoda – the old pagoda with unique architecture, 700 year-old trees. Deep in tradition, Mong Cai remains its nostalgic beauty that revoke images of old peaceful Vietnam villages. Tourists will indulge in tranquil atmosphere here and enjoy daily life of local people which make you feel time pass by slowly.
Aside from beloved destinations, there are more places in Quang Ninh that are worth a visit such as Van Don harbor – the first commerce harbor of Vietnam, Quan Lan – an unspoiled island, Co To – an idyllic island, etc.. Make sure you don’t fail to miss it.