The ocean karst landscapes of Halong, the Bay of Descending Dragons, have been capturing imaginations for centuries, and continues to do so today as one of Vietnam’s most popular destinations. A sparkling bay dotted with thousands of sheer, jaggedly sculpted limestone karst towers and islets, legend tells that the bay was created by dragons, a story that certainly suits its mystical aura. There is no better way to explore this picturesque panorama than by drifting tranquilly through the formations, taking in tableaus of junk boats and grey rock crowned with green foliage, exploring caves, islands and floating villages as you go.

Halong Bay at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Halong Bay:

GMT +7
time difference
12 Hours
flight time
90 Million
population
Cua Van
Village
famous landmark
Sea
Snails
local food
Autumn
best time to visit

Popular Holidays to Halong Bay

Halong Bay offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Vietnam Impressions Tour

10 days from £2,043pp
  • Hanoi
  • Halong Bay
  • Hoi An
  • Saigon
  • Mekong Delta
Vietnam at a Glance Tour

12 days from £2,190pp
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • UNESCO Listed Hoi An
  • Cruise Along Halong Bay
  • Historical Hanoi
Vietnam Escape Tour

17 days from £2,390pp
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Highlands of Dalat
  • Confucian Temple of Literature
  • Cruise Halong Bay

Things To See In Halong Bay

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