Ha Long Bay - Spectacular Seascape in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is a popular travel destination. Located in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam, it is a dramatic canvas rising from the sea. Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets in various sizes and shapes, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars.

Translated into English, Ha Long Bay means ‘Descending Dragon Bay.’ It is known mainly for the thousands of isles that are scattered on the bay. Thousands of limestone islands shrouded in mist creates a spectacular sight and attracts thousands of tourists from around the world.

Ha Long Bay is a majestic and mysterious natural wonder. Designated as a World Heri­tage site in 1994, it provides a vision of breathtaking beauty. It is a particular popular destination with tourists, all of whom are eager to see the many different limestone formations that are so eerily beautiful in the water.

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