Dinh Huong Islet (Incense Burner Islet) is so-called Lu Huong Islet. It’s located in the southwest of Dau Go Island (about 6 kilometers from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf, Halong).Dinh Huong Islet is one of the attractions in Halong Bay, it can be found on the way to Thien Cung Cave and Titop Beach. The islet consists of only one huge […]
In French colonial period, Ti Top Island was called Cat Nang Island. In 1962, the island was named after Russian cosmonaut Gherman Stepanovich Titov, a hero of the former Soviet Union, to mark the historic visit of President Ho Chi Minh and G. Titov to Ti Top Island on November 22nd 1962.
From a far, you can see a 25-meter islet, which reminds us of a huge Egyptian head with a big nose. Its chin lies close to the sea surface. Many people associate it with the image of the Egyptian Sphinx. The Ðau Nguoi Islet in Ha Long Bay, a masterpiece of nature, has its own […]
Trong Mai Islet (Fighting Cock Rocks) is situated on the southwest side of , 5 km from the tourist wharf near . In a somewhat large expanse of open sea, the island seems to grow up from the bottom of the deep emerald waters. At sunset, the over 10 m high islet turns bright red.and […]
Xep Islet (or Layer Islet) is a huge, multi-layered, made up of square piece of stone which looks like an Egyptian pyramid built in the middle of the Bai Tu Long Bay.
The World Heritage Area is comprised of thousands of islands: big and small. Each island has its own geological characteristics, and Tuan Chau Island is the only earthen island of any size in . The fertile earth supports the island’s beautiful, natural treasures: pine trees, lakes, and a beautiful beach, and these are the reasons […]
When speaking of the beautiful islands of Ha Long Bay, one cannot forget Bo Hon (Soap-Berry Tree) Island, not only because of its splendid scenery, but also because it is one of the largest islands in the area. Bo Hon Island is most famous for the grotto system which hides inside it, as there […]
The Yen Ngua (Saddle) Islet lies in the centrer of the World Heritage Area. Nature has creatively shaped two pieces of stone, one high and one low, which are linked together to form an imposing saddle-like rock that boats can travel beneath. This unique formation juts some 10 m above the sea.
Reu Island lies just 500 m from the tourist boats wharf. The Hoang Gia International Joint Venture is implementing a project to turn the island into a resort complex with many kinds of services. At present, the island has a lot species of animals, including many rare ones. Reu Island is fast changing into an […]
Soi Sim is an earthen island 400 m away from , and 9-10 km from the Tuan Chau Tourist Port. With the area of 8.7 hectare, the island has very special geological formation in which 2/3 covered by Feralit and soil weathered by wind. It also includes a primitive forest with varieties of flora and […]