Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long is a beautiful Bay lying within the area of the gulf ofTonkin, on the northeast of Vietnam. The bay comprises a part ofHalong’s sea, Cam Pha town and Van Don Island District. It shares theborder with Halong Bay on the southwest, with the sea on the east, withCam Pha town on the west and with Co To island district on thenortheast. 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 wonderfulnatural wonders, with beautiful islands and long-white-sandy beaches.Bai Tu Long is well-known for foreign tourists not only for its naturalbeauty, but also for a special tourist attraction – Bai Tu Longeco-tourist site. Bai Tu Long eco-tourist site lies within the area ofVan Don Island district. It covers a total area of 100 ha with over 10kmcoastline. The construction style is the combination of the Asian andWestern architecture style with coastal self-contained stilt housesharmoniously lying among the natural scenery.
Bai Tu Long National Park is another must-seedestination, which represents Vietnam’s sea preservation site, which hasattracted a larger number of both domestic and foreign tourists.
Bai Tu Long Bay’s eco-system is a highly diverse one with typicalecosystems such as mangrove forest, coral reef, tropical forestecosystems. It is estimated that there are 391 species of marinecreatures, 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 beautyand originated landscape, Bai Tu Long Bay promises to be a populartourist attraction in coming time.