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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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far from everybody else

Must go far away from Halong Bay. This part of the bay was much more serene and quiet, away from everybody else. You are not blocked by other boats and just amazing sailing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Must go far away from Halong Bay. This part of the bay was much more serene and quiet, away from everybody else. You are not blocked by other boats and just amazing sailing through the rock formations enjoying the scene that's all for you.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

very wonderful place good people great view small paradise good photographer sweet dreams romantic climbing paradise and other

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazingly beautiful natural scenery combined with a relaxing cruise with your every need being taken care of - how can you go wrong?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

By picking a cruise to this part of the Bay, you avoid the crowds. This is a must-see. A one-night cruise suffices. The scenary is unreal but doesn't change that much from spot to spot. Indochina Junk is highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see location! Part of Ha Long Bay, but further than most of the tour boats can go... so it feels less invaded by tourists. Loved exploring the caves and the islands are just breathtaking! Certainly something not to be missed if you visit northern Vietnam!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I travelled with Topas Travel who organised a private boat for just the 2 of us. It's quite a long tedious journey from Hanoi to Halong Bay. As there were just the 2 of us we had a private car. I imagine on a tour for more people you would have the bonus of wifi on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be the best cruise in the bay. Take the 3 day 2 night cruise if you have the time and resources. And hope you get Kenny as your guide on the boat and "Tom Cruise" as your assigned attentive crew member. They are great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I travelled with Ethnic Travel on the Bai Tu Long Bay 2 day tour.  We had researched Halong Bay and were advised that it would be very busy and if we were after a true cultural experience then we should go to Bai Tu Long Bay.......we were not disappointed. After a 5 hour comfortable ride from Hanoi... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a two night cruise through Ha Long Hub. The cruise was amazing and the scenery beautiful. The staff were great with our kids and the people at Ha Long Hub were very responsive and helped us coordinate all the pick ups and drop offs. Thanks for a great holiday.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a one night cruise here, water was free of garbage, drive to here was long, and air pollution was high. The bay was nice.

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