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Bai Tu Long Bay is the name of an area located in the east of Halong Bay Vietnam. Although it shares many similar geological characters with Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay is considered as off the beaten tourist track with many deserted and pristine beaches, no less impressive karst mountains. The Bay has a rich biodiversity with two ecosystems: a tropical, moist, evergreen rainforest ecosystem; and a marine and coastal ecosystem. The area has scarcely seen any tourist development. A large number of guests, through online research, wish to visit the Bai Tu Long Bay because it is much less crowded than Halong Bay. The only disadvantage is that it does not have many grottos. The nearest place for a visit (Vung Vieng Fishing village) is at around 20 km from tourist port.
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Halong Bay 000000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

A package cruise booked via HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent was extremely exciting and we had relaxing time in Bai Tu Long Bay that visits Cave, floating fishing village, island, beach during our 3d/2n tour and meals were served at high class and we do...More

2  Thank lanscer788
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is amazing spot with beautiful scenery and less poluted compare to Halong Bay. We spent 2 nights and 3 days trip here and would love to have more time. Amazing place!

1  Thank cameronanzo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice views and activities. The 3 days 2 nights is worth it. The food is very good and the staff very kind.

Thank Lovanne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Bai Tu Long Bay despite the somewhat dreary weather. We were able to enjoy kayaking in almost empty bays and had quiet nights on the boat. If you have the time I recommend a visit to this instead of...More

3  Thank jayPod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heaven of earth. so wonderful and amazing view, whats a evening view from cruise wow..., i didn't want to back from here.

3  Thank upendra987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bai Tu Long Bay is less crowded than Halong Bay, and equally beautiful. The boats that come here can drop you off in the harbor at Halong City, which is a great little town with a cool theme park!

3  Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

500 boats in Ha Long Bay, just 50 in Bai Tu Long Bay. You may see three other boats at an anchorage, none en route. It’s the better experience. Caves to explore, a beach side feast, quiet majesty of nature. Go.

1  Thank lekfx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Halong bay becomes over crowded, this is the place to be. though we didn't see blue sky as in picture. Felt like it's all under smog. Vietnam need to act on their pollution now before it's too late. Too many motorbikes, pretty much everywhere we...More

1  Thank Polar B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Would highly recommend visiting this part of the bay (Bai Tu Long). Very few other boats, and superb scenery made this a special trip.

2  Thank Squirmin
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Our cruise with White Dolphin to Bai Tu Long Bay was fantastic. We had a small tour size (around 10) and an experienced guide, Nam. He and his crew made an effort to time activities such as the caves and kayaking to avoid crowds so...More

2  Thank balawynj
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8 February 2018|
Response from Loic T |
It's almost the same weather like in Halong bay, the everage temperature is between 18 to 26 degres. 02 days cruise, you will see more the seascape because you cruise further away from the mainland. Halong bay and Bai Tu... More
ratna m
11 January 2018|
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Response from Loic T |
You can check out with Indochine Junk, Bai Tho Junk or Sails of Indochina...The price is under $100 per person normally is not a good cruise
29 November 2017|
Response from NGOCANHHOTEL |
Hello Chiantiface2013, It is pretty cold in North Vietnam at the moment, especially in early morning and evening. Temperature is around 14-20 degree C. You are advised to prepare thin jackets, sweaters and pullovers. It... More