Boating trip around Halong Bay, Vietnam

If you are lucky enough to venture to Vietnam, head north towards Hanoi and start planning a once in a lifetime trip to Halong Bay. This bay is famous for its beautiful clear waters and thousands of scattered islands made from limestone, all topped with a rainforest.

Taking a cruise trip to Halong Bay is easy as there are many companies that offer a 2-day/ 1-night or 3-day/ 2-night trip. As you board your boat, you will be hit with panoramic views that will simply take your breath away.

The cruise company with have set activities planned for your stay, including kayaking or jump onto a famous wooden boat with a local as you slowly sail around the famous floating village. Many of the residents of the floating village have never stepped foot onto the mainland.

As well as visiting famous beaches, you will get to try some of the local foods and maybe even take part in a cooking class. Head to the top deck as the sun sets and take in the postcard views.