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Top 5 viewpoints in Halong Bay

There are a number of ways to explore Halong Bay, such as with a cruise, kayaking, or hiking. The bay looks different at every activity and place. There are 5 places where you can find the best viewpoint in Halong Bay. If you are wondering what the best viewpoints are in Halong Bay, read on.

1. Bai Tho Mountain

top 5 viewpoints in halong bay

The view from Bai Tho has become famous for the beautiful pictures on instagram and on well-known travel blogs. The view of Halong Bay from here is truly breathtaking. As far as you can see you can see the mountains, islands and rocks rising from the water. This viewpoint is close to Halong City.

PAY ATTENTION! Since November 2018, Bai Tho Mountain is CLOSED. There has been a fire, after which the government has decided to close this viewpoint. There is no news about whether this is permanent or temporary. In addition, there are also messages from people who still know how to get past the fence

2. Scenic flight

top 5 viewpoints in halong bay

You can see most of the bay in a half-hour flight over Halong Bay. With a seaplane you float through the sky above the water, towering limestone islands and green rain forests of the UNESCO protected landscape. There are options from Hanoi and from Halong City (cheaper). In addition, you can also combine a sightseeing flight with a cruise in Halong Bay.

3. Cat Ba

top 5 viewpoints in halong bay

On the island of Cat Ba you have different viewpoints. Height 177 (or Cannon Fort) has the most famous viewpoint of the island. This used to be a French military observation and defense point, with giant cannons. From this viewpoint you have a view over a large part of Halong Bay.

At the northern end of the island you will find a less touristy viewpoint over Halong Bay. A green steel ladder attached to the steep cliff takes you all the way to the top of the cliff. For people with a fear of heights it can be quite a challenge, because the ladder will take you quite high.

4. Ti Top island

top 5 viewpoints in halong bay

Ti Top island, located in the heart of Halong Bay, is relatively small, but is considered one of the most picturesque islands in the bay. Titop offers a breathtaking view from the vantage point high in the middle of the island. Although it is a steep climb of a few hundred steps to the observation deck at the top of the island, the panoramic view of Halong Bay is completely worth it. Because the island is in the middle of Halong Bay, you have a 360 degree view.

5. Rock climbing

top 5 viewpoints in halong bay

Halong Bay is a great place to climb. There are countless beautiful islands and more than 3000 limestone rocks in the sea. This is the most adventurous way to reach a beautiful viewpoint. Keep in mind that not every climb offers a nice view. Often you climb a rock where you do not get very high namely. There are many different places where you can climb. Cat Ba is also a popular island for rock climbing.

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