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Address: Halong Bay 180000, Vietnam
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Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay...

Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay Vietnam. Although it shares many similar geological characters with Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay is considered as off the beaten tourist track with many deserted and pristine beaches, no less impressive karst mountains. The Bay has a rich biodiversity with two ecosystems: a tropical, moist, evergreen rainforest ecosystem; and a marine and coastal ecosystem. The area has scarcely seen any tourist development. A large number of guests, through online research, wish to visit the Bai Tu Long Bay because it is much less crowded than Halong Bay. The only disadvantage is that it does not have many grottos. The nearest place for a visit (Vung Vieng Fishing village) is at around 20 km from tourist port.

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Beautiful place to visit - dont miss it

We visited the bay on the second day of our cruise. This bay is better than halong because its much quieter and so there are less boats and noise. We went kayaking for 1.5 hours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the bay on the second day of our cruise. This bay is better than halong because its much quieter and so there are less boats and noise. We went kayaking for 1.5 hours and had time for a swim at a beach which was good. Our tour guide took us to a large cave which is really interesting... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked a great cruise via HALONG BAY CRUISES NO LIMIT and our holiday was turned out excellent. We joyed 3 days tour and enjoyed great BBQ on beach and visited caves, beach, floating village and did amazing kayaking. The trip is more better if you visit on sunny days and the weather did support our trip !

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completely break taking but it's a shame that so much trash in the water. Aside that, we had an amazing time on cruise, the crew definitely did a good job. The typical kayaking, visiting fishing village, night squid fishing were memorable. Still wanna come back but next time I will try to visit Lan Ha Bay where the King Kong... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Agree with the other reviewers and Tom and his crew were great. Virtually no one else except our small group. Great time kayaking and visiting the fish farm.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has a vacation in Vietnam. Our focus for our trip is Halong Bay. We spent 3 days/ 2 night with Orchid Cruise, is the new cruise. We really enjoyed our days on Orchid Cruise. The way of cruising with fresh atmosphere , quite and really unique. There are not too much tourist as the other warning us. The... More 

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Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've always been a big fan of nature and the sea. Bai Tu Long Bay is full of giant rocks and islands which is definitely worth your visit. Among 3 famous bays in Vietnam, I rate Lan Ha Bay for the best one to visit then Bai Tu Long bay and the last one is Halong bay though it’s the... More 

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Little Switzerland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent 3 days/ 2 nights in Halong Bay. Our trip was wonderful. We visited 3 bays in 3 days. Halong Bay is our focus of this trip but Halong is too crowded, noisy and too many cruise which made us disappointed. Bai Tu Long is peaceful but not much activities. Visiting Lan Ha Bay is the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I totally agree with what everyone has said. Bai Tu Long bay the bay less travelled is a must see. Quiet, clean air, not a lot of pollution in the water, in fact drink bottles are provided and you keep them for your trip. Refilling them from the water cooler on the boat. Great trip thanks Tom and Thuy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, I am left wondering why it is not advertised more truly stunning. Well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Amazing part of the world! A must-see in Vietnam. Sadly there is still lots of pollution in the water but it's good to see a number of companies and personnel pulling together to preserve this wonderful place for generations to come.

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