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.
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.
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
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.
3. Viewing Ha Long Bay From A Seaplane
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. 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.
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.
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.
5. Exploring The Beautiful Caves
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, …
6. Visiting The Fishing Villages On The Bay
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.
7. Experiencing The Cable Car With ‘Double-decker Bus’
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).
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.
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.