Attractions to see in Halong Bay (part 2)
Halong Bay is a stunning natural wonder located in the Quang Ninh Province of north-eastern Vietnam, some 100 miles from Hanoi. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as one of the “Seven Wonders of Nature.” because it contains a lot of tourist attractions in Vietnam.
1. Virgin Cave (Hang Trinh Nu)
Virgin Cave, also known as Hang Trinh Nu, has one of the most touching love stories behind its titles. Within the cave, there is a shrine devoted to the queen, who represents true and everlasting love. Aside from the legend, the cave is a stunning and perfect stopover for every Halong luxury cruise. Entering from the entrance at the foot of a cliff, you can go through the cave tunnels that stretch for about 2 kilometers to the island’s center.
2. Lan Ha Bay
Lan Ha is located to the south of Halong Bay and covers an area of more than 7000 ha. The bay reserves a pristine landscape and has an extreme concentration of limestone mountains. There are hundreds of gorgeous, tiny beaches at the foot of mountains, so finding a good spot for an overnight camp or planning a private beach BBQ is easy. Lan Ha Bay is a wonderful place to unwind after a busy day of exploring.
3. Dau Go Island
Dau Go Island, or Wooden Head Island, appears to float on emerald water and is a common name among Halong tourist attractions. It is famous for Dau Go Cave, a stunning cave. From a distance, the cave resembles a jellyfish with a 90-step staircase. Discovering the cave’s inner beauty is a beautiful experience because it is both enigmatic and shocking. You can feel as though you have been transported to fairy-tale land with breathtaking landscapes.
4. Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long Bay, located to the east of Ha Long Bay, is an off-the-beaten-path resort with stunning karst and limestone mountain scenery. You can kayak in Vung Vieng Fishing Village, snorkel in Ban Chan Beach, relax in the Ang Du forest, and learn about the origins of Thien Canh Son cave in Bai Tu Long Bay.
10. Poem Mountain (Nui Bai Tho)
Poem Mountain received its name in 1268 when King Le Thanh Tong carved a poem on the mountain’s cliff. Poem Mountain is the best viewing spot in Halong Bay because of its mountainside that overlooks the bay. Standing on the mountain and staring off, you’ll see that the bay is named Halong. Since the weather in this place is cool all year, you can come anytime you want. It is a place where you can see hundreds of various plants rising on cliffs, listen to melodious birdsong, and interact with goats grazing on the hills.