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About Quang Ninh

Nature has given Quang Ninh great favor to the magnificient natural landscape with thousands of limestone islands, mysterious stalactite caves and fishing villages of the famous Halong Bay world heritage, and rich coal minerals. Moreover, the long history - culture associated with Buddhism here will also be an attraction to explore Quang Ninh.


★ World Natural Heritage Site Halong Bay (1994, 2000)

★ World Natural Heritage Site Halong Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago (2023)

Best Time To Visit Quang Ninh

The climate here has a distinct four-season division. Quang Ninh travel time is most suitable from spring to autumn around the end of April to September, cool and fresh air, beautiful sea, emerald water. This is also the time in Quang Ninh where many outstanding cultural activities such as Yen Tu festival, Halong Carnaval, summer music festival,... However, you should note that in summer, due to the influence of tropical storms, Quang Ninh often has heavy rain and wind.

Spring
(Feb - Apr)

Light drizzle

Sunshine and breeze

Gentle sea

Bustling spiritual new year festivals

Summer
(May - Jul)

Sunny and hot

Sudden showers

Beach season

Attractive festival at beach

Cruise on Ha Long Bay

Autumn
(Aug - Oct)

Clean and fresh air

Beautiful sea, blue water

The moon glimmering in the clouds

Kayaking on Ha Long Bay

Sailing through the magnificent bay

Winter
(Nov - Jan)

Cold

Pale sunshine, gray clouds

The sea is cold

Drizzle and North wind

The boat glides on the bay

Transport

Van Don International Airport serves domestic flights and routes from China, Korea, and Japan. To visit Quang Ninh from Ha Noi, you can travel by buses, shuttles, private cars, or motorbikes. It takes about two hours one-way or an hour by seaplane departing from Noi Bai International Airport.

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Halong bay in Capella Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
Halong
On the journey of the Capella cruise, 2 days and 1 night is a rare chance in a lifetime to sightsee the landscape and the pure natural beauty in peaceful Lan Ha Bay with enjoyable activities, especially slide water which only has on the Capella cruise. Let's sign up and sail with us now!
From US$ 187.00 /Pax
Stellar of the Seas Cruise Halong Bay - 2 days
Halong
When cruising on the magnificent Halong and Lan Ha Bay has become a must-try for every tourist coming to Vietnam, Stellar of the Seas rises as a highlight of the best Halong Bay cruises that offer a guaranteed fulfilling getaway. Launched in 2018 by the Aclass company with over 12 years of experience, Stellar of the Seas would prove its leading position in the hospitality industry through a high level of safety and service authenticity. By continuously upgrading the industry standard, the cruise team will provide passengers with exciting and up-to-date comforts such as fine dining, a panoramic bar, wine and cigars cellar, golf club, seasonal swimming pool, beauty spa & massage, and children's playground. There is so much more to explore, and the ship would be an excellent companion on the most luxurious cruise in Halong Bay.
From US$ 307.00 /Pax
Scarlet Pearl Cruise Halong Bay - 2 days
Halong - Hanoi
Scarlet Pearl is the first-rate luxury modern ship in Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay. With the high standard of a 5-star cruise, Scarlet Pearl offers the best experience of the only Halong cruise using a Catamaran for the second day of the 3-day-2-night itinerary. Being made of metal, the ship oozes a vibe of confidence and strength. The name "Scarlet Pearl" was initially inspired by the traditional industry of farming pearls blessed with these beautiful natural gifts. The white tint surrounding the hull makes the cruise appear like a massive pearl on the emerald water. This trendy ship aspires to sustainable tourism with friendly energy-saving technology and an emphasis on minimizing environmental impact. Scarlet Pearl has become the greatest luxurious overnight cruise among several possibilities.
From US$ 173.00 /Pax
Explore Ha Long on Elite of the Seas - 2 days
Halong
Let us take you to completely unfamiliar areas and provide you with first-class service. You can't go wrong with Elite of the Seas.
From US$ 343.00 /Pax

The cave is as beautiful as the palace in Quang Ninh, where the 'feverish' wedding just took place

After the unique wedding held in a cave in Quang Ninh of the Vietnamese-American couple appeared on social networks, many tourists from Hanoi and Hai Phong invited each other to come here to check-in, admire the amazing natural scenery "underground". This check-in location that is attracting a lot of attention is Vung Duc Cave (also known as Vung Duc Cave Tourist Area), belonging to the complex of Vung Duc Historical and Scenic Area (Cam Dong Ward, Cam Pha City, Quang Ninh Province), 45km northeast of Ha Long City. Vung Duc Cave is located on the shore of Bai Tu Long Bay, surrounded by Ban Chess Mountains with beautiful natural scenery, attracting tourists to visit. Since the Ha Long - Cam Pha sea envelope with a total length of 18.7km, 6-lane design came into operation, visitors move to Vung Duc cave much more conveniently, both by road and sea. Walking along this route, tourists have the opportunity to admire the unique landscape, one side of the mountain, the other side of the sea. When reaching the end of the road, adjacent to Ben Tau Street of Cam Pha City, visitors turn the direction to Vung Dac, moving about 1km to the cave of the same name. Vung Duc Cave consists of a system of 5 connected caves, including Thien Dang Cave, Long Van Cave, Surprise Cave, Kim Quy Cave and the widest is Palace Dinh Cave (also known as Bat Cave). The caves are distributed from low to high, there are caves, visitors have to climb hundreds of stone steps to reach the mouth of the cave. Since 1999, this place has also been invested with elevator systems, electric lighting, and cave entrances to create favorable conditions for visitors to visit and experience. The space of the Vung Duc cave system is relatively flat, very convenient for visitors to learn and explore. The first stop of visitors when coming to Vung Duc cave tourist area is Thien Dang cave, 46m above sea level with 5 connecting cave gates, of which 2 gates are entrance and exit roads. In the middle of the cave there is a large and flat space with many vivid stalactites, at the top of the cave is a suspended stone chandelier. To get here, visitors can go from the main entrance or follow the mountainside. Inside the cave are drooping stone curtains, winding softly, especially the thick layer of silver stalactites, when the light streams shine in further enhance the shimmering and fanciful beauty of the cave. The multitude of stones in the cave impresses visitors by being able to imagine many different unique shapes. The next stop is Long Van Cave, located at an altitude of about 50m above sea level. Inside the cave is divided into two branches, upper and lower. In the cave are stone slabs with diverse and interesting shapes, visitors can freely imagine into many shapes such as elephants, swans, bells, lotus seeds,... In the middle of the cave is a large stalactite, connecting the cave ceiling with the dynamic background. This stalactite has many motifs such as dragon's head, stone guitar and especially in the process of creation, in the middle of the column there is a circle studded up like a badge, giving the heart the beauty of a magnificent palace. The caves here were formed along with the history of the formation of Ha Long Bay and Bai Tu Long (about 150 million years ago). Coming out of Long Van cave, follow the main road, visitors will reach Kim Quy cave and Surprise cave. Located at the end of this cave system is the Palace Cave, which has the largest area, is a spectacular event venue with a capacity of up to 1,000 people. Here, visitors also have the opportunity to enjoy delicious dishes made from famous seafood of Quang Ninh sea. The ticket price to visit Vung Duc cave tourist area (including 5 caves) is 120,000 VND/person (for adults and children over 1.4m tall) and 60,000 VND/person (for children from 1 - 1.4m tall). Visitors can visit Vung Duc cave all year round. Especially in summer, the space in the cave is very cool, making visitors feel more comfortable and refreshed. The route to visit the above 5 caves takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Many visitors who have set foot in Vung Dong cave commented that in the cave there are many beautiful stalactites, with different unique shapes,... Unleash your imagination. Through the process of geological tectonics for millions of years, the caves still retain their intact, pristine and magnificent beauty. Along the cave system are soft curtains of stalactites with many lines that seem to be delicately and skillfully carved. The multi-colored lighting system combined with the stalactites of various shapes gives the caves a mysterious and fanciful look Standing in some positions in the cave system, visitors can also witness the whole scenery from above, expanding the view to the undulating islands in Bai Tu Long Bay. Because Vung Duc historical and scenic area is located right next to Vung Duc pier, if you have the opportunity to come here, visitors can combine to visit some islands and resorts in Bai Tu Long Bay such as Ba Mun National Park, Yellow Card Island, Cong Tay Island tourist area, yellow card island eco-tourism area,... or experience further islands such as Quan Lan, Co To ,.... According to VNN

Nature & Adventure 09/04/2024

The cave is as beautiful as the palace in Quang Ninh, where the 'feverish' wedding just took place

Vung Duc Cave is located on the shore of Bai Tu Long Bay, surrounded by Ban Chess Mountains with beautiful natural scenery, attracting tourists to visit.

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In order to mark the big day of her life, American bride Alexa and groom Van Quy attracted attention when they successfully held a "dream" wedding in Vung Duc cave, Cam Pha city, Quang Ninh province.
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Angsana resort is the international hotel brand of Banyan Tree. This resort is located at the gateway to the world heritage site of Ha Long Bay.
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