If you love nature, want to immerse yourself in a space filled with green flowers and explore the wildlife of natural creatures, visitors should not miss the experience of exploring Tra Ngo Island in the Bai Tu Long National park.
How Tra Ngo Island is unique?
Tra Ngo Lon Island, is one of the islands in the island system of Bai Tu Long Bay, with a special geological structure consisting of limestone mountains surrounding vast valleys forming gorges. rich habitat for many different species of flora and fauna.
The main area of the Cai Lim valley has a mangrove forest covering about 10 hectares. The mangroves here are perennial, about 30cm in diameter and dating back hundreds of years. In the rainy season, this place is like the kingdom of frogs, so there are also many snakes here, these freshwater species live alternating with saltwater species. Such as shrimp, drought, etc. diversity of flora and fauna.
Top things to do
On the way to Tra Ngo Island, you will meet closely with rocky islands with strange shapes such as Swan Island, La Vong Island, Sea Bear and Sea Lion. If the Ba Mun island side is the kingdom of the “four-pointed” plants: nail, iron, chrysanthemum, tau, Tra Ngo is the world of marine folk medicine gardens.
From Tra Than stumbling into the nature trail, we met many species of trees such as bird’s-foot envelope, stone gecko, and especially ancient needles. This plant was used in the past as chopsticks to eat for kings and nobles because the wood reacts to poisonous substances.
On Tra Ngo island, precious animals such as vermilion, fire leopard, and golden deer still exist. In some caves at the foot of Tra Ngo island, people often meet dolphins appearing on clear days.
When is the best time to visit Tra Ngo Island?
The best weather is in January and February, between May and September usually rain, March / April and September / October are the best times for the Bay adventure.
How to get there?
Bai Tu Long National Park is located in the complex of Bai Tu Long Bay in Van Don district, Quang Ninh province, nearly 200km east of Hanoi. You can take the bus from Hanoi to Cai Rong port. From here you will take a canoe to Bai Tu Long National Park and Tra Ngo Island.
What to eat?
As a marine land, the cuisine at Bai Tu Long Bay is extremely special with typical fresh, delicious seafood dishes that are carefully processed and attractive. Some of Ha Long Specialties recommended for visitors are:
- Tu Hai, Blue Crab, Sa Sung
- Royal Lotus Halong Resort & Spa
- Ngoc Lan Halong Hotel
- Muong Thanh Grand Halong
- Minh Chau Pearl Hotel& Spa
- Thanh Thuy Homestay
- Hung Thinh Hotel
- Lepont Hotel
You should book an overnight cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay to explore more profound beauty. And the advice is that you should book the cabin in advance to avoid no space.
Some cruises recommended:
Luxury Cruises: Dragon Legend Cruises, Starlight Cruises, Signature Cruises, Royal Wings Cruises, Oriental Sails, Legacy Cruise, Lavender Cruise
With its unique value of natural tourism resources and ecological diversity. Tra Ngo Island in particular and Bai Tu Long National Park, in general, has been and is a favorite destination for tourists, as well as for scientists studying forest and marine biodiversity.