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Hung Thang Commune, Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are only three floating villages left in Halong Bay. Take a kayak or let yourselves be rowed gently around village. Better option as your hands are free to take photos. The locals make a point of collecting floating rubbish as they go round so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank andreaat62
Reviewed February 14, 2019

Place on the life jacket when you are going for kayaking or maybe possibly typical boat rides. Think about the maximum time the kayaking boat flips over so place all of the belongings of ours on the tour guide. Do not go long under the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bill s
Reviewed February 6, 2019

The tour of the vil,age and oyster farm was interesting. It was part of the Dragon Pearl three day cruise.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gary G
Reviewed January 30, 2019

Did look fairly authentic, although a bit commercial. The ride was about 20 minutes and very tranquil.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andal03
Reviewed January 15, 2019

it is very interesting to see how the family live for few different generation in the floating villages , the main income is fish and seafood farm and nowsaday they serve for tourist . good to see different culture in vietnam

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandiegoale
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

A slowly shrinking world of the amazing floating fishing village of Cua Van. Ferried around in small traditional boats, while the more adventurous chose to kayak. Fascinating to see how they farm fish. A great little museum on a docking barge with excellent presentation of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

Having lived on a sailboat [in the Eastern Caribbean] for 6 years, I was very interested in seeing this "floating village"--- of which I have seen several others in SE Asia.... This village has also been awarded TripAdvisor's "Certificate of Excellence". I found it very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Well, the trip is an enlighting cultural experience. I actually thought it was very sad. the boats are very small for a family to live on. The water was full of trash and we saw one man taking his bath in the river.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ThomasP6302
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Born, raised, fall in love, marry, have children, work very hard, get sick and die while you never leave your floating village. Waht an experience to see these villages among the island outcrops of Halong Bay. Something straight out of National Geographic

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dumos
Reviewed November 15, 2018

During our drive to Halong Bay, we also gone to the floating villages. Though most companies provide the excursion, therefore you won't be the only person doing this, it was an excellent experience to pick up a concept about the everyday life of individuals working...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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