Bai Tu Long Bay

Located immediately east of Halong Bay and lying just 30 kilometers northeast towards the Chinese border, Bai Tu Long Bay attracts an increasing number of domestic and foreign visitors to discover the pristine natural landscapes of an extensive unexplored area. In comparison with its more well-known neighbor “Halong Bay”, Bai Tu Long Bay has lesser stops for different activities but it is surely the perfect choice for any travelers who wish to have a great trip to nature through a unique experience and far from the heavily touristic sites.

Bai Tu Long Bay

Visiting Bai Tu Long, you can choose to join an overnight Bai Tu Long Bay cruise to discover the less touristy and unspoiled amazing long route, kayaking in Vung Vieng fishing village, swimming/snorkeling in Cong Do area/Ban Chan Beach, relaxing in Ang Du Area, or exploring the breathtaking Thien Canh Son Cave. Additionally, you can learn more about Bai Tu Long’s back ancient times through temples and pagodas built during the Ly dynasty and visit the traditional villages of the Tay, Red Dao, San Diu.

Visiting Bai Tu Long Bay

Bai Tu Long Bay has a tropical climate including the hot, humid summer and cold, dry winter. The average temperature fluctuates between 15°C and 25°C. Bai Tu Long Bay welcomes visitors throughout the year but due to its pleasant weather, summer is always the peak season as it is the ideal time to take part in lots of interesting outdoor activities such as swimming and kayaking. However, July to early September ‘s weather is not stable and the storms happen more often.
From Hanoi, it easily reaches Bai Tu Long Bay by car via the Hanoi – Hai Phong Expressway. The other method to get to Bai Tu Long Bay is talking direct flights to Hai Phong/Cat Bi airport from other cities such as Ho Chi Minh City, Danang, Nha Trang, Quy Nhon…and then take a car to the port. To reach Bai Tu Long Bay from Halong City, you can easily board a high-speed boat at the Cai Rong harbor in Van Don District which lasts around 45 to 90 minutes transferring.