But Islet

But Islet

Some 30-minute boating away from the Con Coc Islet, on the way to the Ba Trai Dao (Three Peaches) Island, visitors see a pen bobbing (But Islet) in the seawater. This constitutes a monument of knowledge Mother Dragon wanted to pass down to the present-day generations. I/ BUT ISLET INFORMATION Lying adjacent to the Pen Islet is a small attractive beach. Tourists can anchor there to take a bath. Located near Cat Ba Island, en route to Ba Trai Dao islet, belonging to Ha Long Bay. Like a giant pen

Cho Da Islet

Cho Da Islet

I/ CHO DA ISLET INFORMATION In the itinerary of Thiên Cung – Dau Go – Ti Top, after visiting Thiên Cung and Dau Go, one needs 10 minutes boating to the Cho Da Islet or Stone Dog Islet. Some 8 m up the islet one can figure out a piece of stone in the shape of a dog sitting with its back to the sea, standing guard for the safety of seagoing boats for millions of years. :blandscape: II/ CHO DA ISLET PHOTOS <div id="prv_dViewMore" style="clear: both; border: 1px solid

Ba Trai Dao Islet

Ba Trai Dao Islet

This island consists of three small mountains with the height of 23 m, seen from afar, resemble three peaches (Ba Trai Dao). I/ BA TRAI DAO ISLET INFORMATION The island connects to a legend of about the romantic love between a youngest fairy who was very pretty with a young and poor fisherman. Because of feeling in love with him, she stole three peaches from Heaven for him, that if he ate, would give him eternal life, allowing them to live together forever. The King of the Heavens discovered

Ngoc Vung Island

Ngoc Vung Island

Ngoc Vung, or Gem Island, is a pretty site sitting between the Net Islet and Phuong Hoang (Phoenix) Island, in the Van Don District. From above, Ngoc Vung looks like a beautiful velvet handkerchief with exquisite white edgings; it seems to float on the water surface. Formerly, under the feudal dynasties, this island zone contained a great quantity of rare and precious species of mother-of-pearls. At night, fluorescent pearls would light up the whole region. So there are several islands having

Dau Be Island

Dau Be Island

I/  DAU BE ISLAND INFORMATION On the south-east side of Hạ Long Bay, Dau Be Island is 500 m from Hang Trai Island to the east, and 28 km from the Bai Chay Tourist Wharf, in an archipelago comprised between the Tra Ngu and Da Le islands outside Ha Long Bay (seaport of Lan Ha Bay). It has an area of 22,863 sq. m, and its highest peak reaches 139 m. When speaking of the island, it is impossible not mention to Ba Ham Lake, a famous spot which people had known long time ago. :blandscape: II/

Cong Tay Island

Cong Tay Island

Located in Bai Tu Long Cong Tay Island is a spot in the tour around the Ngoc Vung, Quan Lan islands. It is about 40km from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf and takes 90 minutes from Cam Pha to the island by ordinary ship and 30 minutes by express ship. I/ CONG TAY ISLAND INFORMATION Cong Tay Island is compared with the Cinderella in a fairy tale. Cam Pha Coal, Construction and Wharf Company built the site into a destination for sigh-seeing and relaxation at weekend. Near the beach is a network of

Cong Do Island

Cong Do Island

On the south-east side of Ha Long Bay, about 25 km from Bai Chay Wharf, Cong Do (Vietnamese : Cống Đỏ) is in Bai Tu Long Bay in the region which recognised as the World Heritage. It has an area of 23,363 sq. m, and its mountain reaches a peak of 172 m. I/ CONG DO ISLAND INFORMATION The island features many lagoons, which are the residence of numerous species of sea-life, such as shrimp, crab, fish, squid and aquatic plants. On the south-west side of the island, there is a wide coral reef

Bo Hon Island

Bo Hon Island

I/  BO HON ISLAND INFORMATION When speaking of the beautiful islands of Hạ Long Bay, one must speak of Bồ Hòn Island or Soap-Berry Tree Island, not only because of its splendid scenery, but also as it is one of the largest in the area. There are many grottoes located here, such as the Surprise, Luồn, Virgin and Male grottoes. There is also a concentration of high mountains with vertical cliffs like citadel wall; mountains follow closely make a huge beautiful watercolour picture on the

Ba Mun Island and Primitive Forest

Ba Mun Island and Primitive Forest

Ba Mun Island is a schist island belonging to the Minh Chau Commune, Van Ðon District. It stretches out parallel to Quan Lan Island, separated by the Ðoi Gate that runs in a north-east direction. It has the other name, Cao Lo Island. It is 15 km from the shore, 1,800 ha in area with more than 20 km long and narrow wide. It consists of a narrow stretch of earth and stone that runs east to west. The highest peak is Quít Mountain with a height of 397 m. The fauna and flora here are very

Luon Grotto

Luon Grotto

Situated on Bo Hon Island, 14 km south of Bai Chay Beach is the Luon Grotto. In front of the grotto is Con Rua Islet, and the Sky Gate is on the right. Here the cliffs stretch vertically out of the pure blue and smooth water. I/  NGOC VUNG BEACH INFORMATION At the water-level, an arched entrance leads to the grotto, just at the base of the island. Passing through the pretty entrance, you come across a tranquil round lake, surrounded by luxuriant trees and high dangerous stone walls.

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