Lan Hay Bay - Lan Ha bay tour from Halong Bay

Pristine beauty of Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay lies in the Cat Ba archipelago, in the South of the natural heritage site of Halong Bay. For many years, Lan Ha Bay attracts every traveler for its superb beauty compared with the famous Halong Bay. It has been regarded as must-explore “never-land” for all travelers.

Lan Ha bay covers the total area of about 7,000 hectares and is highlighted by the spectacular charm of more than 400 islands with various scales and shapes. Different from islands of Halong Bay, all islands of Lan Ha Bay, even the minimal ones, are surrounded densely by trees.

Lan Hay Bay - Lan Ha bay tour from Halong Bay

Lan Ha Bay

The ideal time for local tourists to Lan Ha Bay is from April to Octover; whereas the best time for foreign ones drops from November to March of the following year. Particularly, if you get a chance to visit Lan Ha bay in its most beautiful season of autumn, you will feel relaxed by gentle winds together with the bright sunshine. To reach Lan Ha bay, you can move from Cat Ba downtown to Beo landing stage then hiring the boat or hiring the engine canoe to travel around the bay. However, the most convenient way to explore Lan Ha bay is booking a Lan Ha bay tour from Halong bay. Various itineraries at flexible time and duration with many kinds of activities are waiting for you in each tour in Lan Hay Bay.

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What to see around Lan Ha Bay?

There are a wide range of interesting places that you should not miss during Lan Ha Bay tour, including Luon Cave, Nam Cat Island, Monkey Island, Van Boi Beach, Turtle Island, Bell Island, etc.

Turtle Island in Lan Ha Bay - Lan Ha Bay tour

Turtle Island in Lan Ha Bay (Photo by Bui Hong Thang)

Moving to the entrails of the bay, tourists can see many tiny sand-banks scattered on the island-base making the closed superb channels, and colorful coral ranges under the pure surface of water, opening out from Sen Island to Cu Island and then Monkey island.

Thanks to all the primitive attractiveness of Lan Hay Bay, it is the best place for tourists to enjoy the peace of feeling. Human-made is limited to minimal level to preserve the original scenes in the bay so far. In addition, tourists are served all outdoor activities, including swimming, sunbathing, kayaking, fishing, scuba diving, etc.

Lan Ha Bay is one of the most appealing bay in Vietnam, though its charm is not widely recognized by many tourists. If you want to explore the most popular and famous Halong Bay, you can opt for variety of Halong bay tours at: