Ha Long, the provincial capital of Quang Ninh Province, mainly lies in the Ha Long Bay within the Gulf of Tonkin in northeast of Vietnam. It is about 165 kilometers away from the capital Hanoi. The city of Ha Long is especially famed for the beautiful Ha Long Bay it nestles to.
Ha Long Bay is a world-famous UNESCO Heritage Site and is one of the world’s natural wonders. As the most beautiful and popular tourist destination in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay is reputed for its incredible natural beauty of emerald and calm seas, intriguing limestone karsts, wondrous caves and islands. The bay is featured with more than one thousand amazing limestone karsts and islands in various sizes and shapes, and you will enjoy a prefect ecosystem with outstanding scenic and geological values.
The wonderful Ha Long Bay is a must to visit when traveling to Vietnam, while a Ha Long Bay cruise is a distinctive way to discover and explore the bay. Take an interesting cruise to be indulged in the breathtaking waters and landscapes, or stop to explore the wild islands and magical caves. Also, kayaking among karstic pillars, eating fresh seafood, swimming, and many other entertainments will bring a memorable experience there.