Once exploring Halong Bay on the cruise trip, our guests can make some stops at such famous islands as Bo Hon Island, Coconut Tree Island, Hon Co Island, Chopstick Island, Ti Tov Small Island, etc. Each of these above islands owns its own beauty appealing to both international and domestic travellers.
Once exploring Halong Bay on the cruise trip, our guests can make some stops at such beautiful islands on Halong Bay as Bo Hon island, Coconut Tree Island, Hon Co Island, Chopstick island, Ti Tov Small Island, etc. Each of these above islands owns its own beauty appealing to both international and domestic travelers.
Overview of beautiful islands on Halong Bay
When it comes to beautiful islands in Halong Bay, Bo Hon Island, belonging to beautiful islands on Halong Bay is definitely worth mentioning. The island has not only beautiful landscapes but also has one of the largest island chains with many of Halong Bay famous caves like Sung Sot, Luon Cave, swimming Tien Cave, Trinh Nu cave, Trong cave. These caves are famous destinations for tourists whenever they want to visit Halong Bay. Beside the magnificent cave system, Bo Hon Island takes your breath away with its series of high peaks, steep cliffs and consecutive mountains. They intertwine together, fitting perfectly into the horizon, making you feel like they are crafted by the most skillful craftsmen.
Bo Hon Island is home to several types of flora and fauna as well as wild animals. In addition, coming to Bo Hon Island, our guests have a chance to explore the little-known cave system, each of which has its own fantastic and is linked with many interesting legends.
Hon Co Island one of beautiful islands on Halong Bay, known as Grass Island in English, is situated in Cong Do area, one of the most famous places on Bai Tu Long bay. As its name implies, the island has a green beauty of thick grass and other types of plant which naturally grow. Due to its little-known place by both local and foreign tourists, Hon Co island still well remains its wild and untouched beauty. Owning long and white sand beaches and calm crystal-like water, Hon Co Island is an ideal option for those who love to go out of the crowd and enjoy a series of thrilling activities like kayaking, swimming, as well as discovering Thien Canh Son cave, the renown cave on Halong Bay.
Situated in the northeastern part of Halong Bay, Coconut Tree Island including beautiful islands on Halong Bay so called Rang Dua Island in Vietnamese nowadays still preserves its natural beauty. Legend has it that coconuts did not grow naturally on the islands and were brought there by its first inhabitants. Hundreds, if not thousands, of years later, the island is covered with coconut trees, and hence its name: rang dua.
Under the Halong tropical climate, the coconut trees thrive and provide a living path to the shore of the island. Despite the isolated situation, Coconut Tree Island attracts both domestic and international tourists due to its green beauty. In addition, there is a nice underground freshwater supply thanks to a large mountainous lake.
The coconut trees thrive and provide a living path to the shore of the island
Titov Island has located about 14 km from Bai Chay pier to the east of Halong and recognized as a small treasure in the heart of Halong Bay. For some people, the name of this island is a bit weird. Indeed, her name was Cat Nang (Cát Nàng in Vietnamese) in the French colonial period. In 1962, the island was named "Titov" according to the Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov Stepanovich, a hero of the former Soviet Union, on the occasion of the historic visit of president Ho Chi Minh and G. Titov to Ti Top on November 22 in 1962.
Titov Island is a nice stop of the cruises at Halong Bay as well as a relaxing paradise in Halong. Titov is in the form of a crescent moon surrounding the island, counted among the most famous landscapes in Vietnam with picturesque nature and calm atmosphere, fine white sand and fresh water. From the top of the mountain, you could enjoy a panoramic view of the surroundings in Halong Bay. About ten kilometres from the pier, Titov Island is like a small paradise in this beautiful Halong Bay, at the foot of a hill covered with rainforest.
Situated on Bai Tu Long, Chopstick Island, belonging to beautiful islands on Halong Bay is around the island that looks like a beautiful chopstick from far. But viewed from another direction, it is similar a royal mandarin with a blue costume and a "dragonfly" hat, so it has another named called by the locals on Halong Bay, Royal Mandarin Island.
Chopstick island has another name - Royal Mandarin Island
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.
If you are first-time visitors to Vietnam, you should go and explore top beautiful islands as well as Tuan Chau island Vietnam on Halong Bay 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 Indochina sails Vietnam Halong or l'amour junk Halong bay to discover Halong – Quang Ninh attractions. However, if these places are too familiar to you, let's take north east Vietnam travel to learn more new things.
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