There are various activities that one could do in their Halong bay trip whether you travel as couples, families, group of friends or solo. In fact, Halong Bay has much more things to offer than pure sightseeing. From kayaking, cycling, swimming to Tai Chi or cooking classes, you will definitely create fun moments with your family or friends while enjoying the natural beauty of one of the World’s Seven Wonders of Nature.
- Cruising through a forest of limestone mountains
- Walking through the Caves of Wonders
- Swimming in the Tranquil Waters of the Ha Long (read details here)
- Kayaking in Halong Bay
- Cycling around Cat Ba Island
Cat Ba is the largest island in the Gulf of Tonkin and also famous for the Cat Ba National Park, recognized by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve Park. One of the best ways to enjoy the beauty of this wonderful island is taking a leisurely bike ride through its scenic landscape. On the biking path, visitors have the option of joining the farming activities in The Au Co Green Farm.
6. Learning Tai Chi on deck
One of the most attractive on-board activities is practicing Tai Chi in the morning when the sun is rising, the air is pure and the nature is fresh. It is a great way to clear your mind, stretch your soul into the nature and charge your energy for the rest of the day exploring the Gulf of Tonkin. This ancient Chinese martial art is celebrated both for its defense training and also for its health benefits.
7. Cooking Vietnamese Traditional Food
For those who have a strong desire for cooking, or simply want to get a true sense of Vietnam, Vietnamese cooking class may interest you. This may be one of the most unique cooking classes you will ever join because you will learn from a professional Vietnamese chef in an informative but fun way. Not only will you have many opportunities to taste Vietnamese dishes but also you can also widen your knowledge of Vietnamese culture and later practice them at your own home like a real Vietnamese.
Author: The Au Co Cruises