Introduce and experiences on the Dau Nguoi islet

Dau Nguoi islet ( Human head shaped Islet) is located in the north of Bo Hon Island, about 25 meters high so you can see from the distance a massive Egyptian head with a large nose, rugged, protruding, chin close to the water.

Halong Bay Vietnam's Overview

Halong Bay Vietnam is famous for important relics in the process of formation and development of the earth's history as well as island systems and magnificent caves. Ha Long island has two types: the limestone and shale islands, it is located in two main areas: the southeast and southwest of Halong Bay Vietnam. This is an image of the oldest tectonic terrain of 250-280 million years ago and is the result of the advocacy process raised, lowered several times. The carxto erosion process, alteration almost completely created a unique Ha Long in the world.

Halong Bay Vietnam is in the Tonkin area, the northeast is adjacent with Bai TuBayng bay, the southwest is adjacent with Cat Ba Island, the west and the northwest is adjacent with the mainland, the south-east and south are oriented, Tonkin. The bay has a total area of 1553 km2 including central areas, buffer zones comprising 1969 large and small islands which 989 named islands and 980 unnamed islands.

Halong Bay's landscape from a far distance

Introduction of Dau Nguoi islet

If you have been traveling to Ha Long Bay to explore the Gulf, you will certainly be impressed with Dau Nguoi islet on the Bay. The most ideal time to gaze the islet is at the sunset. By kayaking or from the cruise, you will enjoy fantastic scenery of Dau Nguoi Islet in red sunshine of late afternoon.

At the top of the head there are few green trees as the hairs fly in the wind. Dau Nguoi islet is about 1 km from Luon Cave and Titop island, more than 2 km from Sung Sot Cave, but you cannot see it from these places because it is separated by other mountains.

Many people associate the image of the Egyptian Sphinx. Dau Nguoi islet of Ha Long is the destination of nature, it is beautiful and romantic dream of floating on the sea. The head is really complete with full details on a face, with a big nose, rugged, elevated, ... Its location is near the Luon cave, 13 km from the tourist port, in Ha Long Bay. The beautiful sky, blue sea, wind blowing cool, a walking the boat to see the beauty of Dau Nguoi islet, it is really great!

At the top of the head there are few green trees as the hairs fly in the wind

The best time to travel Dau Nguoi islet

To visit Dau Nguoi islet, you also have to choose a suitable time, although nature here four seasons are cool, attractive beauty. The best time is in July, August and October.

How to move to Dau Nguoi islet?

Dau Nguoi islet is an attractive destination for tourists on Halong Bay. You cannot go to Dau Nguoi islet on Halong Bay on your own so you have to choose a boat along Halong Bay including the visit of Halong Bay. You should go to Halong Bay first then board the boat heading to Dau Nguoi islet. The road from Hanoi to Ha Long is quite convenient. From Hanoi, visitors can choose a variety kind of transportation such as motorbike, public car, Halong Express train or Halong coach.

By motorbike/ private car: If you choose to go to Halong Bay Vietnam by motorbike, the nearest distance from Hanoi to Halong is 155 km, which takes about 3-5 hours.

By Halong express train: Currently, to meet the demand of people to go to Halong Bay, visitors can go by train. Halong express train departs from Gia Lam station, which costs about 15$ (foreigners) and 5% (Vietnamese) per one-way ticket. The total time of moving from Hanoi to Halong Bay is 5 hours.

By public car: Another way to reach Halong Bay Vietnam is going by public car, which is always available at Nuoc Ngam, My Dinh or Giap Bat station. The price ranges from 150 000 VND to 200 000 VND depending on the seats.

By Galatourist's coach: If you are foreigners, you will have difficulty in booking a public car or Halong express train to Halong Bay. For more convenience, visitors should book a coach from Galatourist then we will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer directly to Halong Bay.

From a far distance, the islet is like the head of the person 

If you are first-time visitors to Vietnam, you should go and explore top beautiful islands like Dragon Eye island and Dau Nguoi islet on Halong Bay Vietnam to immerse in the natural wonder listed as a UNESCO Heritage Site. If you are planning to go there, some information above will help you much. You can take into 10 day tour of Vietnam to discover Halong – Quang Ninh attractions. However, if these places are too familiar to you, let's take north Vietnam adventure tour or south Vietnam beach holidays to learn more new things.

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