Aerial View of the Jade waters of Ha Long Bay Vietnam

Halong Bay

Vietnam's most impressive natural wonder

Halong Bay is considered one of Vietnam’s most spectacular natural wonders. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage, Halong Bay is dotted with thousands of towering limestone karsts and grottoes.

Sculpted into stunning shapes by the wind and sun, the karsts are often home to pretty beaches, magnificent caves, and picturesque lagoons that may only be reached by hidden cliff-face entrances revealed at low tide. The bay is best experienced on an overnight cruise allowing ample time to explore fishing villages and to enjoy swimming and kayaking.


  • Breathtaking landscapes with diverse ecosystems
  • The expansive bay allows opportunities for surprising discoveries of hidden lagoons and remote islets
  • Plentiful activities on offer including kayaking, swimming, and cave exploration
Within Easy Reach Of...
Hanoi 3hr 35min drive
Travel Tips
  • A spectacular way to see all of Halong Bay is from a seaplane offering unrivalled bird’s eye views
  • Explore Bai Tu Long, a less touristy part of the bay for a more private experience
  • An overnight cruise is a leisurely way to explore the expanse of the bay, allowing more time for water activities such as kayaking and snorkelling and discovering hidden lagoons and caves

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Heritage Line Violet

Halong Bay, Quang Ninh, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Couples, Families, Romance

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