Some Famous Islands in Halong Bay

Some Famous Island in Halong Bay

Some Famous Island in Halong Bay

Cai Rong Pier (Cai Rong Pha) is Just on the ease of Cai Rong town. This is tE;e place for boats to the outlying islands. Chartering a boat from here to Halong City cOts around US$10 per hour (the one-way journey takes five hours). Tourist boats can be chartered at Cai Rong to cruise the nearby islands for a few hours. Ask at the pier. The hourly rate is between Izo,000d and 150,000d, but the boats are basic compared with what*s on offer at Halong.
Quan Lan Island (Dao Canh Cuoc)

The main attraction here is a beautiful, 1km ai??i?? long white-sand beach shaped like a crescent moon, The water is clear blue and the waves are suitable for surfing. However, there is no shortage of blissful beaches on the eastern seaboard, so take a hike. The best time to play in the water is from about May to October ai??i?? winter is a bit chilly.
The northeastern part of the island has some battered ruins of the old Van Don Trading Port. There is little to show that this was once part of a major trading route between Vietnam and China. Deep-water ports, such as Haiphong and Hon Gai, long ago superseded these islands in importance.

The rowing-boat festival Hoi Cheo Boi is held here from the 16th to the 18th day of the sixth Iunar month. Itai??i??s the biggest festival in the bay area, and thousands of people turn out to see it.

Tra Ban Island (Dao Tra Ban)
One of the largest islands in Bai Tu Long Bay, Tra Ban borders Bai Tu Long National Park and offers some of the most dramatic karst scenery in the bay. The southern part of the island is blanketed in thick jungle like Cat Ba and provides a habitat for many colourful butterflies. There are boats to and from Van Don Island at 7am and 2pm (20,000d, 90 minutes).

Ngoc Vung Island (Dao Ngoc Vung)
This island is one of the most southerly in Bai Tu Long Bay, bordering on Halong Bay, and offers scenery every bit as good as the more famous World Heritage site. There is some accommodation available here in some basic beach houses (150,000d). There are daily boats between Cai Rong (1pm) and Ngoc Vung (6am), costing 50,000d for foreigners and taking three hours.

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In the northeast, Co To Island is the furthest inhabited island from the mainland. Its highest peak reaches a respectable 170m. There are numerous other hills, and a large lighthouse atop one of them. The coastline is mostly cliffs and large rocks, but thereai??i??s at least one fine sandy beach. Fishing boats usually anchor just of here, and you can walk to some of the boats during low tide. There is a small and very basic guesthouse on the island.
Ferries bound for Co To Island depart Van Don Island on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at unspecified times ai??i?? check the schedule in Cai Rong. They return from Co To Island on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The one-way fare is 50,000d and the journey takes about five hours, depending on the winds.

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