Be mesmerized by nature’s work of art, the Vinh Ha Long, or Bay of the Descending Dragon, some 1,600 islands and islets Explore the 4,000 square kilometre water body on a boat, meandering along the islands, fjords and inlets. The bay’s calm, clear waters provide ample opportunities to swim or to just sit by, enjoying the majestic view. A region of geologic uniqueness and diversity with beautiful islands and islets like Ha Long – Bay of the Descending Dragon, Bai Chay – Scorched Beach, Hang Dau Go – Wooden Stakes Cave, Hang Bo Nau – Pelican Cave, Han Trin Nu – Virgin Cave,Hang Sung Sot – Cave of Awe the bay has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Make your trip to Halong Bay even more exciting by adding an excursion to the wildlife sanctuary on the nearby Cat Ba Island.
From mystical waterfalls to tranquil lakes, you’ll love a cheeky paddle at these watering holes.
Forget fairy tales, real life is where it’s at with these swoon-worthy sites on the agenda.
Accessible only by boat or strenuous hike, these hostels fall far beyond the typical tourist's radar.