Huong Hai Ha Long

Bai Tu Long Bay

 Bai Tu Long Bay - An attractive, wild & romantic destination!

  Bai Tu Long Bay Overview!

Quang Ninh province, placed in the Northen of Vietnam, has many beautiful bays. In particular, Halong Bay is like a gorgeous girl and Bai Tu Long Bay looks like a pure and enchanting maiden. In 2006, Gecko Travel (UK) ecotourism company has voted Bai Tu Long Bay Vietnam as the TOP 5 of the most amazing Southeast Asia Tours destinations.

 What is the attraction on Bai Tu Long bay Routes?

Bai Tu Long Bay is a trough in the Gulf of Tonkin, located in Northeast of Vietnam, Bai Tu Long Bay covers a part of Ha Long City, Cam Pha town and Van Don island district. The Southwest side is adjacent to Halong Bay, the east by the sea, the west by the mainland with Cam Pha Town and the northeast by COTO island.

Bai Tu Long Bay consists of hundreds of islands, many of which are large islands and populated. The inhabitants mainly live in Van Don island district and Quan Lan Island, Sen - Lotus Village , Ngoc Vung Island and coastal areas Ben Do, Cua Ong ... People mainly make living on fishing and aquaculture of Sea food.

Bai Tu Long Bay has sharply devided climate, is split into two distinct seasons, hot and humid summer, cold and dry winter. The annual average temperature of 15°C- 25°C and rainfall ranges from 2.000mm - 2.500mm / year. 

Bai Tu Long Bay also has the tidal system with tide levels around 3.5 - 4m / day. The islands in the Gulf are usually limestone and schist islands, the terrain of tectonic age about 300 million years, due to the campaign of raising and lowering times, transformed ( varied ) from the sunken continent into the sea.


Limestone Islands on Bai Tu Long Bay

  Bai Tu Long Bay attraction point!

On the limestone islands, especially Quan cave ( also called as Bồ Quân cave) in which old ships often anchored for hiding in the heavy seastorms. Others famous islands as Hon Chong, Hon Van Don, On Hon, Hon Ba Sao, Chan That mountain... are attractions points .

There are many land islands on Bai Tu Long Bay, many more people are living, breeding and cultivating there as Quan Lan and Minh Chau Commune, Ngoc Vung Island , East Grail, Gold Card ... Specially, Monkey Island (Reu Island) located Cam Pha Town not far away, where many golden monkey type ( kinds) is fed as pharmaceutical materials for producing vaccines against medicinal cerebral palsy.

Bai Tu Long has the famous temple as Tran Quoc Tang Temple. His people built the temple and celebrate every year on the full moon day of lunar January. Don Tinh Hai, on Ngoc Vung Island, peak of Quan Lan Island or 100 compartment pagoda in Van Don district-Quang Ninh also are cultural historical monuments stand known here.


Bai Tu Long Bay : Minh Chau commune on sunset

Bai Tu Long Bay : Minh Chau commune on sunset

  About Bai Tu long bay ecosystem!

In addition to historical relics, Bai Tu Long Bay focus of high biodiversity with typical ecosystems such as mangrove ecosystems, coral reef ecosystems, ecosystem tropical forests. Fauna and flora system is rich and varied.

Located in the Bai Tu Long Bay, Bai Tu Long National Park is considered to be forest and marine conservation areas, it also has 2km beach with white sand naturally considered as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Gulf of Tonkin. Above of the beach, deep primeval forest stretching over 14 hectares is a suitable area for eco-tourism development.  Surprised as when to Bai Tu Long Bay - a charming bay with velvety sandy beaches, blue clear waters as crystal, imprinted Ha Long's culture in thousands of years ago and also kept quite completely original pristine definition of a primitive Islands.

The legend has it that: When the Vietnam on the first days of building the country, were being invadered by foreigners, Jade Emperor sent Mother Dragons carrying a cubs of child down to help the Vietnamese fight the enemy. After the victory, Mother Dragon and her Child Dragons did not return to Heaven but stayed where the battle took place.

Dragon mother lowered position called as Halong bay, where her sons lowered as Bai Tu Long Bay, the place of young dragons playing on the water turned white known as Bach Long Vi ( Tra Co Peninsula in present) with fine sand beach stretching over tens of kilometers. Bai Tu Long Bay with hundreds of mountains, islands bobbing on the water with hundreds of kilometers of beaches with white sand beaches in Minh Chau Commune, Quan Lan Island, Ngoc Vung Island, stretching dozens of kilometers.

Bai Tu Long from above

Related post : Quan Lan Island as an interesting destination on your Bai Tu Long bay tours!

To Bai Tu Long Bay, you can come to a point in the tourist complex of marine ecology, only 60 km far away from Bai Chay Port and 1.5 hours by road or highway cruise through the beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay. Here, you will be amazed at 2 km length of sandy smooth white beach, blue water and a very clean space. The landscape of the island remains unchanged look wild and pristine definition of the Creator. Staying in the house adjacent to the water's edge to the floor, just rustic, both fully equipped, you can still have fun inside the bar delight mobile or artificial swimming pool just a dike sand beach small.

In addition, you have the opportunity to visit the temples were built during the Ly, visit Bai Tu Long National Park with amazing beauty and a biological environment is extremely diverse. You also have a chance to visit the fishing village on the island of Minh Chau commune or visit The Village - a Vietnamese village on the island with the oldest Fairy. If you have more time, you will admire the cave Theosophy or boating expedition forest tiger, parrot, on the island of Japan

Here, you will enjoy organic delicacies such as grouper, cobia were swimming at the cage on the sea. People here were able to process up to 12 different dishes as fried, steamed, grilled, fried fish, fish skin is crispy and the best eating raw fish with mustard. More delicious dishes are also memorable, adds charm to the exciting journey of your travel in a region yet to be beaten real.