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Address: Halong Bay 180000, Vietnam
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay...

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.

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Amazing Bai Tu Long cruise arranged via HALONG SAPA EXPERTS

We arranged an overnight cruise from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and spent three days / two nights on a boat and we had a wonderful time there. The Bay was less touristy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arranged an overnight cruise from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and spent three days / two nights on a boat and we had a wonderful time there. The Bay was less touristy area and we could spend relaxing time on beautiful beach, visited island and floating fishing village. Also, food was served with high quality of food by professional... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 3 day 2 night cruise on the Dragon Pearl. It's our greatest trip ever. Have not visited Halong bay yet to compare, but Bai Tu Long Bay is so beautiful, less crowded and clean. Should do 3 day tour as it takes too much time for transfer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go with Indochina as they sail to Bai Tu Long, there are very few boats and you will go for hours with out seeing another tourist boat, just the locals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Uncrowded, clean, beautiful and peaceful. We travelled with Indochina Junk and had a wonderful time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful and peaceful. beautiful scenes did not stop for hours! highly recommend. Consider going with Dragon Legend.

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Thank Catherine K
Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worthwhile going on the Indo China Junk overnight cruise and Village stay at Yen Duc Village. Both guides were very knowledgeable and helpful and it has definitely made our trip a memorable one. The food provided on the junk and village stay were good and the guide at Yen Duc Village even took me on her motor scooter to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a 3 day 2 night cruise of Bai Tu Long Bay on Indochina Junk's boat the Dragon Pearl. We were told far fewer boats have licenses to operate in Bai Tu Long Bay than in Halong Bay with the result that the views of the interesting island formations and shapes are mostly clear views without other boats obstructing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Bai Tu Long Bay, it is the further part of Halong Bay so you get away from all the crowds. Very beautiful scenery with the karst rocks, encounters with fisherpeople who live permanently on floating houses or villages on the bay, lots of sightings of lovely birds (and heard hornbills), and really peaceful,

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked an overnight cruise from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and visited Bai Tu Long Bay and it was extremely great. We visit Thien Canh Son cave, Vung Vieng fishing village, Ban Chan beach and some remote attractions of Bai Tu Long Bay. It was beautiful, quiet, relaxing because of less touristy areas. We enjoyed kayaking tour the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible scenery, like a movie. Even if we were expecting something really special we were really surprised with what we saw. We loved it.

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