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Bai Tu Long National Park is one of the new destination for Halong bay tours

Bai Tu Long Bay of the submerged dragon, which boasts 3000 craggy and towering islets, is among the most picturesque places in Vietnam. The fantastic beauty of the bay has given rise to many legends, some of them dating back to the ancient past.
Located east of Halong Bay and closer to the Chinese border, Bai Tu Long Bay is an off-the-beaten-track destination recently in high demand among international tourists. While possessing a similar landscape with the core Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay features clearer water and less-touristy attractions.
History legend, millions of years ago when Vietnam was conquered by invaders, the Jade Emperor sent the Mother Dragon and her child to help the people. After winning, the dragons did not return to fairyland but decided to stay on earth. The place where the Mother Dragon descended is now called Halong Bay, while Bai Tu Long Bay is where the Young Dragon descended


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Bai Tu Long National Park
is a protected area zone in northeastern Vietnam. It was established in 2001, succeeding from the former Ba Mun National Conservation Zone. It is located within Bai Tu Long Bay, including thousands of islands and rocks, they create one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Now the Bai Tu Long Bay national park belongs to Vân Đồn District, 20 km distant from Cái Rồng town.
Bai Tu Long national park is composed from a terrestrial area of 61.25 km2 and an aquatic area of 96.58 km2. The zone includes over 40 islands and rocks. They form three groups: Ba Mùn group, Trà Ngọ group and Sậu group. The aquatic area includes the sea zone between the islands and the narrows between the park area and the land area which has boundary of 1 km offshore. The national park also includes a buffer zone of approximately 165.34 km2, which is located in a larger area including five communes: Minh Châu, Vạn Yên, Bản Sen, Quan Lạn and Hạ Long. The total population of the core zone and the buffer zone is around 24,000.

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The Bai Tu Long Bay national park includes five kinds of ecosystems: rain/broad-leaf forest, limestone forest, littoral forest, coral area and shallow water area.
The eco-tourist site is now the home to 672 species of terrestrial plants and 178 aquatic floral species, of which 11 species have been listed in Vietnam’s Red Book of endangered species. It also boasts 170 species of terrestrial animals, including nine species listed as endangered in Vietnam’s Red Book; 119 species of fish; 132 species of invertebrate animals; and 106 species of corals.

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There are some travel agencies in Vietnam that offers Bai Tu Long bay as a stop on their Halong bay tour itineraries. Normally Bai Tu Long bay is only included in tours that last at least two days. Swan Cruises Halong is so proud of to be the best cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay which offer Bai Tu Long Bay highlight with best quality at best price for guests. Contact us for more information and promotion. We guarantee that your best partner ever. 

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