Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long is a beautiful Bay lying within the area of the gulf of Tonkin, on the northeast of Vietnam. The bay comprises a part of Halong’s sea, Cam Pha town and Van Don Island District. It shares the border with Halong Bay on the southwest, with the sea on the east, with Cam Pha town on the west and with Co To island district on the northeast. Bai Tu Long Bay includes hundred of islands and islets, several among which are residence for local people.
Along with Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay is one among the wonderful natural wonders, with beautiful islands and long-white-sandy beaches. Bai Tu Long is well-known for foreign tourists not only for its natural beauty, but also for a special tourist attraction – Bai Tu Long eco-tourist site. Bai Tu Long eco-tourist site lies within the area of Van Don Island district. It covers a total area of 100 ha with over 10km coastline. The construction style is the combination of the Asian and Western architecture style with coastal self-contained stilt houses harmoniously lying among the natural scenery.
Bai Tu Long National Park is another must-see destination, which represents Vietnam’s sea preservation site, which has attracted a larger number of both domestic and foreign tourists.
Bai Tu Long Bay’s eco-system is a highly diverse one with typical ecosystems such as mangrove forest, coral reef, tropical forest ecosystems. It is estimated that there are 391 species of marine creatures, most of which bring about high economic and scientific value.
Bai Tu Long Bay has great potential for developing tourism. Recently, the Bay has received much concern from visitors. With fascinating beauty and originated landscape, Bai Tu Long Bay promises to be a popular tourist attraction in coming time.