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Ranked #1 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay Vietnam. Although it shares many similar geological... more » Owner description: Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay Vietnam. Although it shares many similar geological characters with Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay is considered as off the beaten tourist track with many deserted and pristine beaches, no less impressive karst mountains. The Bay has a rich biodiversity with two ecosystems: a tropical, moist, evergreen rainforest ecosystem; and a marine and coastal ecosystem. The area has scarcely seen any tourist development. A large number of guests, through online research, wish to visit the Bai Tu Long Bay because it is much less crowded than Halong Bay. The only disadvantage is that it does not have many grottos. The nearest place for a visit (Vung Vieng Fishing village) is at around 20 km from tourist port. « less
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Owner description: Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone... more » Owner description: Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. Because of their precipitous nature, most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest.The outstanding value of the property is centered around the drowned limestone karst landforms, displaying spectacular pillars with a variety of coastal erosional features such as arches and caves which form a majestic natural scenery. The repeated regression and transgression of the sea on the limestone karst over geological time has produced a mature landscape of clusters of conical peaks and isolated towers which were modified by sea invasion, adding an extra elemant to the process of lateral undercutting of the limstone towers and islands. « less
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Ranked #3 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Owner description: Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and... more » Owner description: Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and consists of great paved stone blocks.Inside, it is partitioned into two chambers; the first one being similar to a wide theatre hall. Many stalactites hang from the high ceiling, with numerous possible forms and shapes. « less
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Ranked #4 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
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Ranked #6 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Category: Caverns/ Caves; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
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Ranked #8 of 8 attractions in Halong Bay
Category: Islands; Outdoors
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