• Isles of Indochine: Dragons Bay of Vietnam

    Isles of Indochine: Dragons Bay of Vietnam

    Low clouds scudded across the sky as our little boat glided over the emerald water. From time to time fisherfolk waved at us from passing sampans, and occasionally we spotted a stately junk, its sails silhouetted against the horizon like the wings of a giant butterfly.

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  • Halong Bay cruise aboard classic sailboat Indochine

    Halong Bay cruise aboard classic sailboat Indochine

    Halong Bay is listed in 1994 as one of the most beautifyl wonders of nature of the world and in our humble opinion it does live up to the this statement. We had an excellent experience on 24h cruise with Sails of Indochina to venture off the beaten path like no Other in Lan Ha bay and Halong bay.

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  • Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay Vietnam: the best way to get away from crowded route

    Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay Vietnam: the best way to get away from crowded route

    The dragon, sent by the Jade Emperor, descended from heaven into the sea, and sprayed a thousand pearls from its mouth. From these cascading pearls, the 1,969 shaggy limestone stacks of Halong Bay emerged, a huge curvature of jumbled karst fortress designed to protect Vietnam from invaders in the Gulf of Tonkin.

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  • Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay

    Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay

    While Halong Bay radiates the beauty of a gorgeous and dazzling woman, Bai Tu Long Bay is more of like a pure, enchanting young girl with its untouched mountains, beaches, and parks. The bay has a rich biodiversity with two ecosystems: a tropical, moist, evergreen rainforest ecosystem; and a marine and coastal ecosystem.

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  • Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island

    Lan Ha Bay & Cat Ba Island

    Situated in the south of Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay would have been so popular if it is not located adjacent to the "tourist giant" neighbor. This arc-shape bay possesses about 400 large and small islands, creating a majestic and fairy landscapes. Sails of Indochina invite you to venture off the beaten tracks like no Other in Lan Ha bay aboard classic sailing junks

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  • Experience authentic homestay and amazing scenery of ricefields in Quynh Son, Bac Son

    Experience authentic homestay and amazing scenery of ricefields in Quynh Son, Bac Son

    Bac Son is a rural district of Lạng Sơn Province in the Northeast region of Vietnam and it is situated 162 km northeast of Hanoi. One of the interesting aspects about this valley is its incredibly high mountains which are about 500-1200 meters high. These mountains, together with the valley’s paddy fields, create a great scenic landscape that you can only see its best after climbing to the peak of a mountain which is located just a few minutes from the town.

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  • Indochina Vintage Junk, the new perfect choice for day cruise on Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay

    Indochina Vintage Junk, the new perfect choice for day cruise on Lan Ha Bay and Halong Bay

    Halong Bay, the bay named after the most sacred animal in the Oriental culture – the Dragon, is one of the most visited destinations in Vietnam and is twice recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site. If you know about the tail of Halong Bay, you would know that the bay is famous for its breathtaking scenery; we're more than happy to offer you a memorable experience in this stunning wonder of nature.

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  • Mangrove Forest & Thien Long Cave Discovery - Ecolife Authentic Homestay in Phu Long Village

    Mangrove Forest & Thien Long Cave Discovery - Ecolife Authentic Homestay in Phu Long Village

    Home to Cat Ba National Park is the largest island in Halong Bay covering an area of more than 350 square kilometers. Cat Ba Island is actually comprised of 366 islets and islands and is home to a variety of forested zones, coastal mangrove, freshwater swamps, beaches, caves and waterfalls. The island is also home to more than 20,000 residents who main source of income is fishing and farming, although tourism is becoming an increasingly profitable way to make a living and many hotels and restaurants...

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  • King Kong  Skull Island - Catba Island, Lan Ha Bay and Inland Halong Bay

    King Kong Skull Island - Catba Island, Lan Ha Bay and Inland Halong Bay

    The final trailer of Kong: Skull Island has hit the internet and surely it makes people crazy about Kong. What we’ve known and excited about the movie are monsters and explosions. According to Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts, he was inspired by “Apocalypse Now” – an epic movie about the Vietnam wars, you can see the inspiration quite clearly in Kong: Skull Island from the time frame, which is also set in the 1970s and the very first poster of the movie released – giant gorilla in the sunset.

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  • Exotic Kong: Skull Island filming location in Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

    Exotic Kong: Skull Island filming location in Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

    Cat Ba Island is the final filming location of Kong: Skull Island in Vietnam. Prior to this, scenes were shot in Quang Binh, Ninh Binh and Quang Ninh. Now, let's explore this "magical" landscape to know why director Jordan Vogt-Roberts brought the production to the South-east Asian nation. Cat Ba is the largest of the 367 islands spanning 260 km2 (100 sq mi) that comprise the Cat Ba Archipelago, which makes up the southeastern edge of Ha Long Bay in Northern Vietnam.

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