Well come to the best places to photograph in Halong Bay 2020
The first thing you feel when you arrive in Halong is the breeze and the salty atmosphere. They are special signals of Halong Bay.
The more close the Bay, the more brightly beautiful landscapes you will see. That make you can not stand to take photos everything. There are a lot of area to photo in the world and Halong Bay is one. Halong Bay is one of the seven Nature wonder of the wolrd so It has variety epic heritages and famous entertaiment area.
1. Hang Dau Go (Driftwood Grotto)
Driftwood Grotto is located on Dao Dau Go (Driftwood Island). The cave’s gate is blue, shaped like a jellyfish, the dome is 25m high with hundreds of giant stalactites hanging down like a waterfall.
Driftwood Grotto – the first attraction of Halong Bay is divided into three main compartments. The outer compartment has an arched shape that is full of natural light.
Passing the first compartment, through a narrow gate, we will enter the second of the cave. The light shining in here is dim and remind visitors to feel the nature paintings are appearing mysteriously glitter. Clusters of stone flowers are magical and they creat the images are both familiar and strange
To the third compartment of Driftwood Cave, we will see that the cave cavity is wider.
At the end of the cave is a fairy well where fresh and clear water flows four seasons.
2. Dong Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto)
Heavenly Residence Grotto is located in the north of Driftwood Island, 4 km far from Driftwood Grotto. The door is at a height of 25m, the acreage is nearly 10,000m2 wide and the structure of the cave is very complex, including many levels, compartments with very high and wide ceilings and walls.
As one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long, Heavenly Residence Cave is famous for countless limestone stalactites and stalagmites with strange shapes.
Because of these natural architectures, people have imagined a lot of stories such as the legend of the love and the separation of Father and Mother Dragon or the legend of the mazes of the Persian Emperor once upon a time.
3. Hang Sung Sot (Surprising Cave)
Surprising Cave is located in the center of the Natural Wonders of the World – Halong Bay, on the Bo Hon island. This is one of the most beautiful and largest caves in Ha Long Bay and this is also the place having many rocky islands with unique shapes.
The road to Surprising Cave is rock climbing steps, which is under foliage of forest. Both of them make visitors have pleasure of climbers as well as eager to go to the sky.
The cave is divided into two main compartments, all the first compartment is like an immensely large theater. Ceiling of the cave is covered with a layer of silky “velvet carpet” and countless stalactite glistening brightly. The stone statues with unique shapes such as stone elephants, seals, raspberries, flowers… continue to amaze visitors. All seem to be shaking between the real and dream.
We enter the next compartment through a small path. A stream of light rush into the cave, opening a completely different scene. Going into the landscape with thousands of strange stalactites of the cave, we can fully imagine the various vivid images such as lush old banyan trees, sea bears, dinosaurs …
The cave is located in the center of Ha Long Bay and was named “Grotte des surprises” by the French.
1. Dao Ti Top (Titop Island)
Titop Island is located in Ha Long Bay, in Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province, 7-8 km southeast of Ha Long international port. Titop Island has a moon-shaped beach hugging the island’s foot, the sand is small but very airy and quiet, the four seasons are clean and clear.
In the late 19th century, the island was called Cat Nang. On November 22, 1962, President Ho Chi Minh and Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov visited the island. To commemorate the trip, President Ho had named the island by that cosmonaut’s name. That is why the island was named Titop.
2. Dao Soi Sim (Soi Sim Island)
Soi Sim Island is located in the west of Ha Long Bay. Coming to Soi Sim Island, the first thing that attracts you is the extremely spacious, fresh, peaceful space with fresh air, calm waves and pristine beaches, white sand stretching freely.
Located in the tourist area of Ha Long Bay, this small island is about 12km from Bai Chay Bridge and less than 700m from Titop Island. The composition of Soi Sim Island is made from rocks and Feralite soil experiencing the process of rock weathering. In particular, due to being nourished by nutrient Feralit soil, the vegetation here is extremely lush and rich in species and quantity.
A very interesting thing when exploring this pristine island is that you can climb to the top of the island to be able to enjoy the surrounding scenery. From here both the Southeast and Northwest areas of Ha Long Bay seem to be reduced to your eyes.
One thing about the island’s name is equally interesting. Soi Sim has been called by people for a long time. The reason for this unique and strange name is because on the island, there are many myrtles.
In the myrtles season, each of the myrtle card blooms in the mountains, the romantic scenery is even more lyrical. When walking on the island, you can also enjoy the ripe, sweet, and very safe myrtle fruits.
Soi Sim Island is a relatively new tourist destination for tourists because it has been in operation for about 10 years. Among the islands located on Ha Long Bay, Soi Sim is considered to be the most pristine due to the least human impact. Therefore, the vegetation here is the most abundant and beautiful, the space is extremely peaceful and fresh, the beach is clean with fine white sand and the sea is so clear to the bottom that we can see sea-creatures are swimming.
THE FISHING VILLAGES
1. Cong Dam fishing village
The epic and poetic beauty of the mountains and the sea captivating anyone who comes to Cong Dam fishing village. It is an outdoor geological museum area that has been preserved for 340 million years, out standing with a stone park area and mountains made up of stacked boulders in a straight line. They are completely natural but seem to have a human hand.
The village is a large area of coral reefs, underground lakes in the limestone mountains and underwater caves. This is also an area with many large and small beaches with white sand, small smooth and clear water such as Tra Gioi beach, Cay Bang, Cat Oan.
The unique point that visitors meet in Cong Dam is a small and ancient village that retains almost intact traditional of fishing culture with a population of about 120 people. You will be satisfied when sitting on a bamboo boat driven by the lovely fishing village girl waving a paddle to take you to explore the majestic mountains and beautiful small houses.
The area is quite far from the mainland and completely isolated from the usual tourist routes so the landscape here retains many wild features and a very clean environment. Visitors here can participate in interesting activities such as kayaking, fishing with fishermen, and in addition, they can also participate in planting mangroves to protect the environment.
2. Cua Van fishing village
Located in the heart of Ha Long Bay – a Nature Wonder of the World, for many years, Cua Van fishing village (Hung Thang ward) has become an attractive tourist destination for tourists.
Coming to Cua Van fishing village, visitors can not only immerse themselves in the quiet, peaceful and charming space, watch the charming natural scenery and learn about the cultural life of fishermen but also are directly guided by villagers how to row boats, net, catch shrimp and fish …
Cua Van fishing village originated from two ancient fishing villages, Giang Vong and Truc Vong and some islands, together, they become a part of Ha Long Bay. Cua Van fishing village is currently inhabited by 176 households, with over 750 people, most of whom live on fishing.
Coming to Cua Van, visitors are easily fascinated by the beauty of the wherries, bamboo boats parked in front of the house, the rafters tied together against storms, the simple and naive but extremely friendly fishermen, dark-skinned children with small figure but smile is very happy and innocent … The peaceful scene contains the pristine features of a fishing village at sea.
When night falls, visitors can take a boat to visit around the village, pull the nets with the fishermen, go out to squid fishing and feel the salty taste of the sea.
Following the villagers, under the light of the moon, visitors can delight in having fun, watching the funny shapes moving on the rock mountains with interest. The most interesting thing is when tourists catch fishes and shrimps with nets in their baskets, take them to process by themselves and enjoy the seafood they catch.
When coming to Cua Van, visitors can enjoy more new and unique forms of tourism, such as visiting Tien Ong cave, come to Ba Ham lake, climbing, squid fishing, go to fishing lago … by wooden boat, wooden baskets … transported by fishermen.
Nowadays the best way to visit this fishing village is choosing an overnight cruises tour. On the cruise, you will visit the fishing villages and explore it by kayaking themselves or bamboo boat with fishermen.
3. Ba Hang fishing village
Ba Hang fishing village is located under the high mountains of Driftwood Island, close to Heavenly Residence Grotto – one of the most beautiful caves in the tourist area of Ha Long. As a small, simple, beautiful fishing village located near a famous tourist attraction in Ha Long such as Heavenly Residence Cave, Ba Hang fishing village attracts many tourists to visit.
The reason why the fishing village is called Ba Hang is that at low tide, 3 mysterious water caves will appear and boats can pass through the caves. At the lowest tide, all 3 caves will appear clearly and visitors can admire the whole magical scenery in it.
Besides the peaceful atmosphere, Ba Hang fishing village also owns a beautiful natural landscape and charming water.
Inside the fishing village, there are more than 50 households living mainly on net fishing and catching on the bay. Households living on seafood rafts, traveling by boat. Some large rafts can accommodate from 5 to 10 people. The life of the people here is simple but extremely peaceful, making visitors forget fatigue and anxiety in life.
Traveling to Ba Hang fishing village, visitors will be living in the quiet atmosphere of charming mountains. Tourists can kayak around here to discover and admire the beauty of Driftwood Island – one of the famous tourist destinations in Ha Long and many nearby islands and water caves.
To come Ba Hang fishing village and enjoy all the elegant pleasures, visitors can consult and book some Halong tour. This will definitely be a memorable experience for every traveler.