Bai Tu Long Bay, Quang NinhThe province of Quang Ninh is not much known to the foreign visitors to Vietnam because all tourist attractions in the province is overshadowed by the much celebrated Halong Bay. But apart from this World Heritage Site, the province is home to a number of other beautiful spots such as Bai Tu Long Bay, Yen Tu Pagoda an Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve,...

Our comprehensive guide provides you with all practical information such as what to see, things to do, weather and climate, beach vacations, junk cruise routes, adventure tours... in the province.

  • Bai Tu Long Bay is in the Gulf of Tonkin,  to the north-east of the famed Halong Bay. Though overshadowed by the famed Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long has its own charm that may make your holiday here a different experience.

  • Co To Island in Quang Ninh Province is located to the north-east of Halong Bay.

  • Gulf of Tonkin is the sea area between Vietnam and China. Hai Phong Port in the Gulf of Tonkin was the biggest port in North Vietnam at the time. Via Hai Phong, North Vietnam received aids from outside during the war. Historically a lot of conflicts in Vietnam started in Hai Phong thanks to its strategic location.

  •  Halong Bay of Vietnam offers 3000 green limestone islands rising from the crystalline emerald water in the Gulf of Tonkin. Ha Long Bay also has tens of stunning limestone caves above and under water, and the diverse Eco-system which makes the bay listed as the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

  • Halong Bay Pictures are featured photos taken by Paradissa Team on our myriad trips to this natural wonder of Vietnam. The photo gallery includes images of Halong Bay, of the rocks on the bay, of the luxurious junks, of life on the floating villages amid the wild of the bay...

  • Quang Ninh Province of Vietnam is located in the North-East of the country. Quang Ninh is bordered to the north by China, to the east and south-east by the East Vietnam Sea, to the south by Hai Phong, to the south-west by Hai Duong Province and to the west by Bac Giang and Lang Son Provinces. The province possesses a rugged coastline of 250km.

  • Tuan Chau Island is on Halong Bay of Vietnam, 8km from Halong City. From the late 1990s, Tuan Chau Island has been built into an entertainment area of Halong City. There are luxurious resorts, theme parks, entertainment corners and casinos on the island. There is a quarter to the south-west of the island that's home to a small community of local residents, while the rest of the island is reserved for commercial purposes.

  • Yen Tu Pagoda is a complex of pagodas in the mountain of Yen Tu in Quang Ninh Province; 14km from Mao Khe Town, 60km from Halong City and 110km from Hanoi.