Pearl Farm – Halong Bay, heritage and natural wonders of the world, is known by many tourists for its wonderful natural beauty. Here, also endowed with a natural product that is not available everywhere, that is pearl. Over the past 3 years, many tourists, especially foreigners, have enjoyed a unique travel product in Halong Bay, which is visiting the pearl model.
How Pearl Farm is unique?
The first pearl farming village on the sea in the Northeast of Vietnam belongs to Van Don island district. It’s about 60km from Halong city. This profession was born and developed here for about 40 years.
Van Don island district has an area of flooded tidal flats of 10,969 ha, with tens of thousands of hectares of land with water surface in clumps, cones, bays … hidden in the same mountains, rocks, mountains in Bai Tu Long Bay. ideal for developing this profession.
Van Don is home to four species of valuable pearls, including Ma Thi mussel, Shell Thicken, Long Canh and Jameson. These are very precious pearls and have a high export value. With a water surface area of thousands of hectares, along with the climate and environment are very favourable for culturing pearls, creating a very large pearl culture area in Van Don.
Top things to do
Visiting at the Company’s pearl culture facility, visitors can witness with their own eyes all the process of forming a gem, from culturing to harvesting and manipulating. Especially, before seeing the reality, visitors will visit the museum to introduce the image of the pearl production process. Then comes the area where the cultivating, manipulating and ending with the display of finished pearl products and jewellery.
Here, tourists will be attentive and attentive staff and guides introduce each stage of production for visitors. Tourists coming to visit can freely explore and choose for themselves the beautiful, high-quality pearls that are carefully crafted with great sophistication and splendor.
This is also a unique tourism product, an attractive destination for visitors to discover the interesting things of the sea about the pearl culture on the sea.
After the journey of experiencing pearl farming, visitors can visit the shopping mall with thousands of pearls made of jewellery.
When is the best time to visit Pearl Farm?
From April to September the weather is hot and sunny sometimes with rain and from October to March it is quite cool and pleasant. The best time to cruise in Halong Bay is in spring and autumn (April to October) because the weather is cool. The pearls here are harvested all year round so you can visit Halong Bay whenever.
How to get there?
You should choose cruises overnight on the bay. From these cruises, you can get around by rowing or kayaking. Following the boat to the bay, visitors have the opportunity to visit the “fishing grounds” of cultured pearls on the sea of the “village” of Van Don pearls.
Some Cruise to Pearl Farm such as:
- Athena Cruise
- Dragon Legend Cruise
- Dragon Pearl’s Junk
- Swan Cruise
- Renea Cruise