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Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng fishing village is currently an attractive tourist destination. With a lot of tourists to visit and learn about the life of the people of the coastal fishing village. If you come to Bai Tu Long Bay for sightseeing by boat, you should not miss the beautiful Vung Vieng fishing village.

How Vung Vieng Village is unique?

Although not as famous as Cua Van fishing village, this is also a very beautiful and characteristic area. The first impression of this fishing village is the welcome image of the giant rock placed in the walkway. Perhaps it is an invitation to replace the simple and close local people.

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Villager waiting for visitor visit their village (Photo by Ruby)

Vung Vieng Ha Long has a wild beauty, mixed with a bit of majesty of high mountains, with a bit of magic from beautiful, creative caves. Coming to Vung Vieng, tourists can choose to swim, experience fishing, kayak … If you have lived in the bustling city, perhaps the peace and simplicity of Vung Vieng will help you experience and have new joys in life.

Vung Vieng Ha Long has a wild beauty, mixed with a bit of majesty of high mountains, with a bit of magic from beautiful, creative caves. Coming to Vung Vieng, tourists can choose to swim, experience fishing, kayak … If you have lived in the bustling city, perhaps the peace and simplicity of Vung Vieng will help you experience and have new joys in life.

Top things to do in Vung Vieng Village

The gate of Vung Vieng fishing village is Hang Cao – one of the tourist destinations in Ha Long with a naturally beautiful landscape that any visitor wants to take pictures of. Not only the entrance gate, but Hang Cao is also one of the most beautiful cross-water caves in Bai Tu Long Bay.

In the village, there are many houses close to each other. On the raft, there are all kinds of seafood such as sea bass, cobia, and river fish … to sell to tourists and restaurants in the region. The centre of Vung Vieng fishing village is a very large community raft house, which can accommodate 20-30 visitors.

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Vung Vieng Fishing village (Photo by Ruby)

Vung Vieng bottle village is implementing 2 responsible tourism programs.

Fish raising Halong bay tour program with fishermen in the house of rafts No. 3, Visitors are allowed to participate in the experience of raising fish, feeding fish and teaching themselves the process of raising and fishing in the morning and afternoon.

Program to collect trash and protect the farming environment with fishermen. In addition, the fishing village has rental services for hand rowing and kayaking around the village.

Currently, the cooperative is also looking to deploy 5 unique tourism products in Vung Vieng Village:

  • A sailing experience by a fisherman
  • Fishing with fishermen at the fishing grounds
  • Dragon boating and racing

From Vung Vieng, tourists can visit Mat Ma Island, Bay Gieng area, go fishing in Vung Ha, visit primaeval forests in Tra Ban island, Van Don … and a system of small beaches located at the foot of the mountain. It looks like it is in Ngoc Vung or Van Gio island. These beaches are still unspoiled, very suitable for small groups of tourists. Then there are caves. Also from Vung Vieng, it takes a couple of hours on board to reach Quan Lan island, where there is a famous architectural village. Here, many archaeological traces were found to prove a golden age of Van Don trading port.

The entrance to Vung vieng fishing village

The entrance to the village (Photo by Ruby)

The Impact of Tourism on Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village is a small, traditional fishing village located in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam. It is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. The village is renowned for its unique culture, stunning scenery, and traditional fishing practices.

The influx of tourists to Vung Vieng Fishing Village has had both positive and negative impacts on the local community. On the positive side, tourism has provided a much-needed boost to the local economy. Tourists bring money into the village, which helps to support local businesses and create jobs. This has allowed the villagers to improve their standard of living and access better services and amenities.

Tourism has also helped to preserve the traditional culture of the village. Tourists are often interested in learning about the local culture and customs, and this has encouraged the villagers to keep their traditions alive. This has helped to ensure that the unique culture of Vung Vieng Fishing Village is not lost.

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However, there are also some negative impacts of tourism on the village. The influx of tourists has caused an increase in prices, making it difficult for locals to afford basic necessities. Additionally, the increased number of visitors has put a strain on the local environment, leading to pollution and destruction of natural habitats.

Overall, the impact of tourism on Vung Vieng Fishing Village has been largely positive. It has provided a much-needed boost to the local economy and helped to preserve the traditional culture of the village. However, it is important to ensure that the negative impacts of tourism are minimized in order to ensure that the village remains a sustainable tourist destination.

The History and Traditions of Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village is a traditional fishing village located in the Bai Tu Long Bay of Vietnam. It is one of the most well-preserved fishing villages in the country and is home to a unique culture and way of life.

The village has a long and rich history that dates back to the 17th century. It was originally established by the Chinese who were looking for a place to settle and fish. Over the years, the village has grown and developed, but it has managed to retain its traditional culture and way of life.

The village is home to a unique fishing tradition that has been passed down through generations. The villagers use traditional fishing techniques such as netting, trapping, and hand-lining to catch fish. They also use traditional boats, such as the “thung chai”, which is a type of basket boat.

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The village is also known for its unique customs and traditions. For example, the villagers celebrate the “Tet” festival, which is the Vietnamese New Year. During this time, the villagers gather together to celebrate and exchange gifts. They also celebrate the “Tet Doan Ngo” festival, which is a festival of gratitude and thanksgiving.

The village is also known for its unique cuisine. The villagers use fresh seafood from the bay to create delicious dishes. Some of the most popular dishes include “banh xeo”, which is a type of savory pancake, and “goi cuon”, which is a type of spring roll.

Vung Vieng Fishing Village is a unique and fascinating place that is full of history and culture. It is a great place to visit and experience the traditional way of life of the villagers.

When is the best time to visit Vung Vieng Fishing Village?

The best time to take a boat to see Vung Vieng fishing village is in the morning. Therefore, visitors need to go to the harbour to pick up the boat to the fishing village early to admire the Vung Vieng fishing village at dawn. A wooden boat or a speedboat will take you to the entrance to the fishing village, then you will be able to sit on a bamboo boat to enter the floating raft house area.

How to get there?

There are many ways for you to move to Vung Vieng village such as by boat, small boat… However, the best way for those who want to travel to Vung Vieng is to choose the yacht overnight on the bay. From these yachts, you can get around by canoeing or kayaking.

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