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Discover the Best Halong Bay Cruise Routes for Your Vietnam Adventure

Halong Bay stands as a renowned and captivating destination for global tourists, offering an opportunity to immerse oneself in its extraordinary natural landscapes. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Halong Bay's allure is evident in Halong Bay cruise routes, each providing a distinct and enchanting experience.

Route 1: Ship Port - Center for Scenic Park Conservation

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Thien Cung grotto

Duration: 04-06 hours

Places visited: Thien Cung Grotto, Dau Go Cave, Ba Hang Cave, Cho Da Islet, Dinh Huong Islet, Trong Mai Islet (Ga Choi Islet)

Embarking from Tuan Chau International Marina, your journey unfolds at Thien Cung Grotto, boasting splendid, crystalline stalactites and stalagmites that create a palace-like ambiance. Dau Go Cave follows, exuding ancient and contemplative beauty. Ba Hang Cave captures attention with lush vegetation on rocky islands, offering a picturesque setting. Explore unique rock formations at Cho Da Islet, Dinh Huong Islet, and Trong Mai Islet, enhancing your Halong Bay experience.

Route 2: Ship Port - Cave Park Conservation Center

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Soi Sim island

Duration: 06 hours

Places visited: Soi Sim Island, Ti Top Island, Sung Sot Cave, Luon Cave, Ho Dong Tien Cave, Trong Cave, Trinh Nu Cave, Me Cung Grotto

Departing from Tuan Chau International Marina, this route leads to Soi Sim Island, an ideal spot for water sports and adventure games. Ti Top Island offers clear waters and a crescent-shaped sand strip for various activities. Sung Sot Cave, the largest in Halong Bay, showcases shimmering stalactites. Explore Luon Cave by kayak, discovering its unique formation. Further, uncover the beauty of Ho Dong Tien Cave, Trong Cave, Trinh Nu Cave, and Me Cung Grotto, each presenting distinctive natural wonders.

Route 3: Ship Port - Marine Culture Conservation Center

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Cua Van floating village

Duration: 06-08 hours

Places visited: Cua Van Floating Cultural Center, Truc Forest area, Tien Ong Cave, Ang Du, Ba Ham Lake, Ba Men Temple

Embark on a cruise from Tuan Chau International Marina, exploring the unique culture of Halong's fishing community at Cua Van Floating Cultural Center. Traverse Truc Forest, an area adorned with lush bamboo. Tien Ong Cave, a valuable archaeological relic, offers insights into prehistoric Vietnamese life. Concluding at Ba Men Temple, discover the spiritual significance it holds for Ha Long's fishermen. Cua Van and Rung Truc floating cultural centers promise future appeal as eco-tourism destinations.

Route 4: Ship port - Marine entertainment development and conservation center

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Cong Do island

Duration: 08 hours

Places visited: Co Cave, Thay Cave, Cong Do Island area, Cap La Cave, Tung - Ang Cong Do Ecological Area, Hon Xep Park, Vung Vieng area.

Embarking from Tuan Chau or Vinashin port, explore Co Cave with its white sand beach and kayak through its expansive chambers. Discover the coral reefs and potential tourism offerings at Thay Cave area. Overnight at Cong Do offers sunrise and sunset views, night parties, fishing, squid fishing, Yoga, and Taichi. Cap La Cave, Tung - Ang Ecological Area, and Hon Xep Park unveil geological and ecological wonders in the marine environment.

Route 5: Ship Port - Gia Luan Wharf (Cat Ba - Hai Phong)

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Trong Mai islet

Duration: 06-08 hours

Places visited: Thien Cung Cave, Dau Go Cave, Dog Stone Islet, Ba Hang Cave, Dinh Huong Islet, Trong Mai Islet (Ga Choi).

Departing from Tuan Chau International Marina, journey to the Dau Go island range, exploring Thien Cung Cave and Dau Go Cave. Enchanting sights include Dog Stone Island, Ba Hang Cave, Dinh Huong Islet, and Trong Mai Islet (Ga Choi). Continue to Cat Ba Bay (Hai Phong) to marvel at the diverse rocky island formations before concluding your cruise back at Tuan Chau International Marina.

 

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