Ha Long Bay (also “Halong Bay”) is in northern Vietnam, 170 km (105 mi) east of Hanoi. The bay is famous for its scenic ocean karst topography and is often included in lists of natural wonders of the world. Ha long Bay is a bay located in the area of the Gulf of Tangkia, north of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. It has an area of 1,500 square kilometers and has a coastline about 120 kilometers away from Hanoi. The name was based on the pronunciation in the Vietnam language “Viet Nam Ha Long”.
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I love elephants and have always wanted to visit Thailand so Katie helped my husband and I create an itinerary around this. It was such a special experience near Chiang Mai before we flew down to the beach and learnt to dive – a new passion of ours! Thank you so much.