things to do in ha long bay

Things To Do In Ha Long Bay: Tops Must-Try Activities

Things to do in Ha Long Bay will surely interest visitors as they are very attractive and bring new experiences. Ha Long Bay is one of the top attractive places in Vietnam and has been recognized by UNESCO. Also, besides the beautiful view, things to do in Ha Long Bay are what we should try to have an extremely great trip to this landscape. Hence, in this article, All Know-How shows you the most fascinating things to do in Ha Long Bay so that you will have the best experience in such a beautiful place.

Ha Long Bay is one of the top attractive places in Vietnam and has been recognized by UNESCO.
Ha Long Bay is one of the top attractive places in Vietnam and has been recognized by UNESCO.

1. Kayaking

Visiting Ha Long Bay, we must try experiencing the cruise on Halong Bay by Kayak
Visiting Ha Long Bay, we must try experiencing the cruise on Halong Bay by Kayak

 

Sailing to pass through caves is very suitable for those who love exercising while seeing the beauty of these caves
Sailing to pass through caves is very suitable for those who love exercising while seeing the beauty of these caves

Visiting Ha Long Bay without experiencing the cruise on Ha Long Bay by Kayak (a kind of boat), is regrettable. Also, we have a chance to sit on a small Kayak boat, rowing on the blue water while admiring the nature charming our soul. It is simple but equally interesting.

Of things to do in Ha Long Bay, kayaking is also an ideal choice for a family
Of things to do in Ha Long Bay, kayaking is also an ideal choice for a family

Ha Long Bay has been voted by National Geographic Adventures as one of the world’s top 25 places for kayaking. Besides, Ha Long Bay includes many places for rent Kayak (at the tourist pier or islands). The rent is about from 5 USD to 10 VND / hour depending on the type of boat with 1, 2 or 3 seats.

2. Staying Overnight On A Yacht

A yacht is is equipped with furniture as in a miniature hotel
A yacht is equipped with furniture as in a miniature hotel

 

The board of the yacht looks simple but attractive and appropriate to relax
The board of the yacht looks simple but attractive and appropriate to relax

The yacht is equipped with furniture as in a miniature hotel. It also has its own rooms, with a clean mattress, blankets, an air conditioner, and a private bathroom. Moreover, it is interesting to relax in the room and to see the mountains, the majestic water, the fish, the jellyfish swimming right under the window. In addition, at night, we can also go on board to watch the sky or the bay at night.

A luxurious room on a yacht
A luxurious room on a yacht

 

The yachts with colorful lights make the bay more lively at night
The yachts with colorful lights make the bay more lively at night

3. Viewing Ha Long Bay From A Seaplane

A majestic beauty of Ha Long Bay viewed from a seaplane
A majestic beauty of Ha Long Bay viewed from a seaplane

 

As a seaplane gives a completely different view, this bay will look more impressive
As a seaplane gives a completely different view, this bay will look more impressive

Among things to do in Ha Long Bay, maybe this activity is the one that brings us a completely extreme feeling. Watching this bay from a seaplane will bring us a completely different view. Viewing the bay while sitting on a boat, we just admire the small views of Ha Long Bay. However, from the seaplane, we can see the whole bay from a high altitude, which is extremely amazing.

Currently, in Vietnam, Hai Au Aviation is the first private airline to provide seaplane service
Currently, in Vietnam, Hai Au Aviation is the first private airline to provide seaplane service

 

It allows passengers to enjoy the beautiful view from the plane
It allows passengers to enjoy the beautiful view from the plane

Currently, in Vietnam, Hai Au Aviation is the first private airline to provide seaplane service. Additionally, it is also the one to supply the high-end sightseeing services. Furthermore, the seaplane possesses 2 seats for pilots, 12 seats for passengers and spacious windows. So, it allows passengers to enjoy the beautiful view from the plane and capture the memorable moments of Halong Bay from the altitude ranging from 150 to 3000 meters above sea level.

Viewing Ha Long Bay from a seaplane is the one that brings us a completely extreme feeling
Viewing Ha Long Bay from a seaplane is the one that brings us a completely extreme feeling

In particular, The New York Times (USA) also considered viewing Ha Long Bay from the seaplane to be one of the most attractive tourist services in 2015. This is why we must try this activity among things to do in Ha Long Bay.

We can see lots of big and small islands at the same time, which is not brought by seeing from a boat
We can see lots of big and small islands at the same time, which is not brought by seeing from a boat

4. Climbing

On the top of the mountain, we also admire the awesome beauty of the bay from a high altitude
On the top of the mountain, we also admire the awesome beauty of the bay from a high altitude

 

Diverse and rough terrains are also a challenge for visitors who love climbing
Diverse and rough terrains are also a challenge for visitors who love climbing

Nature has given this bay the charming beauty of water and romantic sea, fascinating lots of people coming here. In addition, diverse and rough terrains are also a challenge for visitors who love climbing. If we love this adventurous sport, probably the jagged cliffs, the majestic corners of the mountains and caves will give the ambition to conquer them.

The feeling after conquering the rough moutains or cliffs is so amazing
The feeling after conquering the rough mountains or cliffs is so amazing

5. Exploring The Beautiful Caves

We cannot help being attracted by the mysterious of these caves
We cannot help being attracted by the mysterious of these caves

 

Under the creation of the nature, each cave brings its own attractiveness and features
Under the creation of nature, each cave brings its own attractiveness and features

Many tourists consider this bay as the ink wash painting of nature with a perfect beauty. And in that ink wash painting, besides “water and rocks”, the place is also famous for its beautiful and unique caves. Additionally, each cave has an interesting name, making us curious to discover such as Thien Cung cave, Sung Sot cave, Luon cave, Dau Go cave, Hanh cave, …

The caves with different colors look like the ink wash paintings of nature
The caves with different colors look like the ink wash paintings of nature

 

Maybe the nature leave the colors here to paint this cave
Maybe nature leave the colors here to paint this cave

 

It seems to be a room with a small table
It seems to be a room with a small table

6. Visiting The Fishing Villages On The Bay

A day in Vung Vieng Fishing Village
A day in Vung Vieng Fishing Village

 

Cua Van Fishing Village is always busy with many small boats settling in here
Cua Van Fishing Village is always busy with many small boats settling in here

These villages do not have shimmering and luxuriant lights or the hustle and bustle city life. The coastal fishing village in Ha Long is very peaceful and fresh. Hence, they are attractive destinations for tourists. Destinations for this experience can be Van Chai Ha Long Cooperative in Vung Vieng fishing village, Cua Van fishing village or Ba Hang fishing village. We can rent boats at the Ha Long pier.

Fishing villages are also the attractive destinations for foreign tourists
Fishing villages are also attractive destinations for foreign tourists

 

No shimmering and luxuriant lights or the hustle and bustle city life, the houses here look simple but peaceful
No shimmering and luxuriant lights or the hustle and bustle city life, the houses here look simple but peaceful

7. Experiencing The Cable Car With ‘Double-decker Bus’

Ha Long cable car system was put into operation after 2 years of construction
Ha Long cable car system was put into operation after 2 years of construction

On June 25th, Ha Long cable car system was inaugurated and put into operation after 2 years of construction. The project is included in a complex of entertainment projects implemented from Bai Chay beach to Ba Deo Hill (Hon Gai).

It gives us the feeling of flying in the sky
It gives us the feeling of flying in the sky

The tower at the head of Bai Chay beach is 188.8 meters high, setting the record as the world’s tallest tower. Besides, the tower at Ba Deo Hill is 133 meters high. The cable car system has only two cabins. Nevertheless, it is like a giant double-decker bus with a capacity of 230 people per cabin. Inside the spacious cabin are seats, handles, and rails. Moreover, the cabin is surrounded by large glass windows to help us see the entire Ha Long Bay from above.

The cable car is like a giant double-decker bus with a capacity of 230 people per cabin
The cable car is like a giant double-decker bus with a capacity of 230 people per cabin

These above things to do in Ha Long Bay are the ones we must try if we come to this bay. They will give us different and strange feelings, leaving unforgettable memories. Besides, we can also try foods here, in restaurants or on yachts, which is amazing as well. For other information about different interesting things or places in Vietnam, follow and read other articles at AllKnow-How.

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