Ha Long Bay is a majestic natural wonder in Northern Vietnam. The Bay is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars. This is a paradise for you as most of the islands are uninhabited and unaffected by a human presence. However, Ha Long Bay has so much more to offer than just the scenery and sights. From kayaking around islands, enjoying the best magnificent view from seaplane to having a romantic candlelit dinner in a cave, there are many things you can do during your business trip. MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay will be completely a wonderful experience for your company.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay-Top 10 things to do
1. Visiting fishing village
Ha Long Bay is known for not only majestic caves, limestone cliffs but also attractive fishing villages. These villages are one of the most special and unique features of Ha Long Bay. When visiting these floating villages, you can immerse yourself in nature with cool and fresh air, blue sky and picturesque seascape. Moreover, you can understand more about local culture and daily life. The local people here are very friendly and sociable. They are willing to guide you how to row a sampan, spread a net, bait a hook…
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Visiting fishing village
2. Discovering the spectacular seascape of Ha Long Bay by seaplane
The perfect choice to see this natural wonder is to take a seaplane flight. This exciting activity will show you the entire beauty of the bay. You will see Ha Long has different beauty from different views. The view from seaplanes makes everybody breathless. Thousands of green islands rising from the sea in incredible shapes scatter over a vast water area. The special green colors of island blend with that of the sea, creating a splendid seascape view. You will absolutely have the best adventure for a panoramic view of Ha Long Bay.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Discovering Ha Long Bay by seaplane
3. Dining in cave
Dining in a cave is an interesting activity you should try when visiting Ha Long Bay. Instead of having dinner in hotel or restaurant, you can enjoy a special dinner in a special place. In the evening, the staffs will transfer you to the cave. The candlelight will lead you to the place where the tables are set- up, the food is well- decorated and ready to be served. You are like to be in a wonderful world with romantic moment. This activity can be arranged for a big group who held an anniversary or a party especially MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Dinning in a cave
With tremendously diverse ecosystem, Ha Long Bay is an ideal destination for those who love snorkeling or scuba diving. Especially, coral reef ecosystem is one of the most impressive features of the bay. There are around 120 hectares of coral reefs with not less than 100 species within the heritage. When snorkeling, you can see sparkling life under the sea and admire a wide coral reef displaying a myriad of colors at the bottom of Halong Bay.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Snorkeling
One of the best things to do in Ha Long Bay is discovering the place yourself on your own kayak. The calm water and many hidden tunnels of the bay make a perfect setting for kayaking. Cruise with Vietwind, you can paddle around islands, visit hidden caves, get closer to limestone karst and enjoy the breathtaking nature in a less visited corner of Bai Tu Long Bay. It must be a great experience for life. However, you must follow the tour guide because it is risky to do by yourself without warning or instruction.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Kayaking
6. BBQ on beach
After kayaking, there is no better way of treating yourself than a seafood BBQ on the beach. You will enjoy an array of succulent, grilled seafood with wine. The melodious music of the waves will put the finishing touches to the perfect, dreamy ambience. Imagine for a moment that you are the only people on earth enjoying a fabulous meal under the clear blue sky on a beautiful beach.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – BBQ on beach
7. Visiting major caves
After climbing 100- 420 stone steps to the top, you will descend into the core part of the cave and enjoy the amazing formation of karst.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Visting major caves
8. Sleeping on board
If you ask someone for a list of Vietnam must-dos, the top will include sleeping on a junk boat (the ancient Chinese design with big sails) in Ha Long Bay. You will feel like you’re staying at a luxury hotel that offers the very best amenities such as jacuzzi, spa service, comfortable bedding, exquisite food, safe box in the room. Most cabins on these cruises offer balcony view where you can sit and be able to admire the bay closer up and in quite a special way.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Sleeping on junk boat
9. Cooking class on boat
This is an interesting activity for those who love cooking and cuisine. It not only helps passengers to sample fine cuisine but also learns more about Vietnamese culinary culture. Cruise Chef will show and guide you how to make some Vietnamese traditional food. After that, the Cheft may invite you to join a fun competition with other passengers to find who makes the dish better.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Cooking demonstration
10. Squid fishing
After a long day full of activities, squid fishing will be absolutely the most interesting thing for you on the cruise.The feeling of dropping net like local fishermen in Halong Bay triggers many tourists’ curiosity. Therefore, this activity becomes one of many highlights which draw the attention of travelers worldwide.
MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay – Squid fishing
However, squid fishing can only be held when weather permits. The time for squid fishing is from April to around January of the next year. In the early season, squid is often very small. If you want to catch the biggest squids, you should visit Ha Long Bay from August to December especially in October and November. This is the highest peak of the squid fishing season.
Ha Long Bay is a perfect choice for organizing MICE tourism with wonderful nature, a wide range of luxury hotels and resorts. Tourists traveling to Halong Bay have more than one choice to discover its beauty. Let’s discover the bay in your own way. Vietwind is willing to be a reliable companion in your MICE tourism in Ha Long Bay.