code : 033
The world Heritage area of Ha
Long Bay has for years been the prime tourist attraction in
As far as the country is concerned, the area is better known
for its huge coal mines that supply much of the energy to
keep Vietnams industries working.
Amusement Beach Park
Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Tel:
Orchil and cactus garden,
arts and crafts gallery, childrens amusement
Royal Zoo Island
Bai Chay Ha Long City ,Tel:
Just 200m from shore , it
has the rare animals such as the white fox and white snake
, birds and turtles. Open 6a.m to 6p.m, adimision VND 60,000
catch a Cos express bus from Kim Ma bus station in Nguyen
Thai Hoc street , tel: 845-2846. Getting there is much easier
now that Highway 5 has been upgraded. The trip takes under
4 hours . The Kimcafe bus cost 5 USd/1way. 9USD/2 ways.
The largest island in HaLong
Bay . The island has numerours lakes , waterfalls and grottoes
and a huge national park that is home to 20 different mammal
species and many rare birds.
40km north west of HaLong City , the peak
rises high above the vast north eastern mountain range ; it
boasts picturesque scenery and 13th century Buddhist
Quan Lan Temple
Quan Lan commune , Van Don island , built
in the 17th century.
Tra Co Beach
132km from HaLong City and close to Chinese
border, at 15km this is one of the countrys longest
Van Don Island
50km north east of HaLong City , it has 600
islets and a botanical garden .
4km south-easr of Cam Pha distric , a good
place to see the unique red-nose monkey