Dau Be Island
This island is located on the south-east side of Halong Bay. The Dau Be Island is 500m from Hang Trai Island to the east and 28km from the Bai Chay Tourist Wharf, in an archipelago comprised between the Tra Ngu and Da Le Islands outside Halong Bay (seaport of Lan Ha Bay).
When speaking of the island, it is impossible not to mention Ba Ham Lake, a famous spot which people had known long time ago.
Cong Do Island
On the south-east side of Halong Bay, about 25km from Bai Chay Wharf, Cong Do Island is in Bai Tu Long Bay in the region which recognised as the World Heritage. It has an area of 23,363m² and its mountain reaches a peak of 172m.
The island features many lagoons, which are the residence of numerous species of sea-life, such as shrimp, crab, fish, squid and aquatic plants. On the south-west side of the island, there is a wide coral reef displaying a myriad of colours. Coral reef ecosystem is more than 700m long and 300m wide. It is preserved almost undamaged. In the future, there are plans for the development of a zone for scuba-diving. On the south-east side of the island, vestiges of the ancient commercial port of Van Don were discovered. This confirms beliefs that Cong Do Island once held an important position in terms of foreign trade.
Vung Duc Temple and Grottoes
This spot is located by the Bai Tu Long Bay in the Cam Pha Town at the foot of Ban Co Mountain, 45km to the north-east of Halong City. This is a unique tourist site of high historic, religious significance.
It is composed of five imposing caves: Thien Dang – Long Van – Ngo Ngang – Kim Quy – Doi that can be accessed by a car cable system. In Thien Dang Cave, at an ideal elevation, visitors can get a view of the Bai Tu Long Bay. In Vung Duc, you can call on some islands and beauty spots such as Bai Tu Long National Park, The Vang Island, Cong Tay and The Vang Island eco-tourist zones.