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Bai Tu Long Bay

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“indochina junk”(78 reviews)
“ethnic travel”(7 reviews)
“less touristy”(8 reviews)
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...more
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Halong Bay 008433, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great views that you can see in few, if any, other places in the world. Good overnight cruise options with all kinds of excursions. Worth the trip up from Hanoi to visit for sure. I took a 2d1n cruise and am glad I did, as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jester0479
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the bay where most cruises visit. So it must be something special. Most activities and visits to various objects are nearby. Overnight is normally taking place here too. Sunset and sunrise are nice to meet here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PerttiHar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arranged and booked a cruise from Halong Sapa Experts cruise agent and people were friendly and treated a great trip for us. The bay was beautiful, tranquil and quiet. Food and activities like kayaking, caving, visiting floating village and transfer from Hanoi was only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tigersmask
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the visit. We went on the Indochina Junk cruise. Very few boats so it was serene and peaceful. The waters were clean and we went kayaking with our children (4 years and 7 years). We saw the fishing village and enjoyed the views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank durgalakshmir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we used a trip service that we booked from the hotel of ours. They offered us a great price to stay one evening on the boat and it is worthy. They selected us promptly at eight am and we merely left the luggage of ours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kenneth A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great cruise booked from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS site agent, our cruise included everything from meals, transfer, kayak, floating village tour. Tour guide was great and friendly and we had amazing time on boat. Definitely recommend !

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Paradise68455926611
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The development of rocks around the bay is gorgeous and well worth a trip at least one time in the lifetime of yours. Nevertheless, we had been kayaking around the region. Furthermore, the sites they ask you to go into the water had been clean...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Snyder H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing place but please limit the number of cruise boats. What I don't want to see is in five years from now twice as many boats which will ruin the whole environment within the bay.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rickyfaust
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As beautiful as the pictures if not more so. Very romantic and unusual spot. Loved that it was less crowded.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaside59615790910
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I’m really glad I did my research on this part of our trip. Cruising in Bai Tu Long & not Halong Bay is to be recommended if you want to miss the masses. We stayed on Dagon Legend 2 which had a very high specification...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Paul M
August 19, 2018|
Response from JeanUtrecht | Reviewed this property |
Hi Paul, sorry for my late reply. We did go to Bai Tu Long Bay. Nice but not special enough for the time to travel to there and the costs. We had a private junk which was rather expensive. Looking back, a couple of days... More
March 24, 2018|
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Response from Jill1108 | Reviewed this property |
look for the Dragon Legend Cruise. their website will help you book directly. i took the help of one of their online salespeople through live chat. the cruise has the best itinerary (among the many cruises available) to a... More
Gerard E
March 11, 2018|
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Response from jayPod | Reviewed this property |
We were on Indochina Cruises on the Prince II