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HA LONG BAY

Introduction

Situated in the North-East region of Vietnam, Halong Bay is a bay in the Gulf of Tonkin comprised of regions of Halong City, the township of Cam Pha, and a part of the island district of Van Don.

Halong Bay is made up of 1,969 islands of various sizes, 989 of which have been given names. There are two kinds of islands, limestone and schist, which are concentrated in two main zones: the southeast (belonging to Bai Tu Long Bay), and the southwest (belonging to Halong Bay). It is also a region of highly-concentrated biological diversity with many eco systems of salt water-flooded forests, coral reefs, and tropical forests featuring thousands of species of animal and plant life. Viewed from above, Halong Bay resembles a geographic work of art. At the core of the islands, there are wonderful caves and grottoes, such as Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto), Dau Go (Driftwood Grotto), Sung Sot (Surprise Grotto), and Tam Cung (Three Palace Grotto).  With all this in mind, the 18th meeting of the Committee of the World Heritages of UNESCO (in Thailand on December 17th, 1994), officially recognized Ha long Bay as a natural heritage site of worldwide importance.This densely concentrated zone of stone islands, world famous for its spectacular scenery of grottoes and caves, forms the central zone of Halong Bay, which has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Transportation

- Road: Hanoi - Bac Ninh - Halong: 155km. This is the shortest land route from Hanoi to Halong

- Air: Air Northern Service Flight  Company offers an helicopter flight every Saturday from Hanoi, departing at 8 am and 3:30 pm. You can book ticket at Metropole Hotel.

Hotels

Halong Plaza Hotel

Address: Bai Chay, Halong

Telephone: 033 - 384 5810

Fax: 033 -  384 6867

 

Halong Hotel

Address: Halong Rd, Baichay, HaLong

Telephone: 033 - 386 4321

Fax: 033 - 386 1318

   

Sai Gon Halong Hotel

Address: Halong Rd, Baichay, HaLong

Telephone: 033 – 384 5845

Fax: 033 - 384 5849 

   

Hoang Gia Hotel

Address: Bai Chay, Halong

Telephone: 033 - 384 7209

Fax: 033 - 384 6728



East Halong Hotel

Address: Commercial Hotel (Thuong Mai Hotel) 269 Le Thanh Tong Rd., Hon Gai

Telephone: 033 – 382 7258

 

Bien Dong Hotel

Address: Halong Rd, Bai Chay, Halong

Telephone: 033 – 384 6677

Fax: 033 – 384 7635

 

Thanh Nien Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay

Telephone: 033 – 384 6715

 

Thang Long Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay

Telephone: 033 – 384 6458

Hoang Long Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay

Telephone: 033 – 384 6234 

 

Sao Mai Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay

Telephone: 033 – 384 5916

Fax: 033 - 384 5956  
 

Suoi Mo Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay, Ha Long

Telephone: 033 – 384 6072/ 384 6381

Fax: 033 - 384 6729 

 

Hong Hai Hotel

Address: Halong Rd., Bai Chay, Ha Long

  Telephone: 033 – 382 3527

  Fax: 033 - 382 3436
 

Phuong Nam Hotel

Address: 11 Le Thanh Tong Rd., Hon Gai

Telephone: 033 – 382 7242 

 

Nu Hoang Hotel

Address: 70 Le Thanh Tong Rd., Hon Gai

Telephone: 033 – 382 6383/ 193

Fax: 033 - 382 7268