Vung Vieng Fishing village

Overview Vung Vieng Fishing village

Situated in the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, 24 km from the mainland, Vung Vieng is the least touristy out of the four fishing villages in Halong Bay but is a perfect fit for travelers seeking to experience local life.

Here, you will not only be immersed in the quiet and peaceful location viewing the charming landscape experiencing the villagers’ daily life as well as observing the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen but also be instructed in the fine arts of sailing and casting fishnets.

Vung Vieng Fishing village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

This village is the system of the floating village on the sea with all of the living activities that happen on the boat. Vung Vieng is shielded by the natural limestone mountains with huge natural scenery, rolling rocks, jade green sea like an ink-painting picture. Because of this difference in natural conditions and living habits, this village features a unique and interesting culture of Halong Bay tour. Once visiting Vung Vieng, travelers will easily be attracted by the small boats, the bamboo nets on the doorstep, and the skinned babies with cheerful smiles and innocence.

The people who have lived in this village for generations go about their daily lives, oblivious to the buzz surrounding the Heritage site of Halong Bay. They are friendly and smiley to curious visitors. Moreover, if you are interested in the environment, don’t skip the chance to experience daily life with fishermen like garbage catching on the waters (in the project "For Halong" which is organized by the Halong Bay Management Board) and much more.

Last but not least, once you’ve set foot in the peaceful village of Vung Vieng, be sure to stay overnight for the exciting communal activities which only unfold in the evening. On the woven bamboo boats beside the crackling fire, let’s enjoy the fresh air listen to folk song duets, and watch the fishermen catching marine products.

Vung Vieng Fishing village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

The best time to visit Vung Vieng village is the annual Halong Tourism Week. Because you will be welcome to take part in the fishing village festival and wide a range of exciting activities like the culinary competition or folk song singing contest,…

You might wonder how to get to Vung Vieng village. Well luckily, many Halong Bay cruises included this attraction in their schedule making it so much easier for travelers to explore the scenery and local cultures here. Some of the top choices are Paradise Luxury Cruise and Bhaya Classic Cruise with 2-day and 3-day itineraries that include a visit to Vung Vieng fishing village. These are all great experiences with Halong Bay Cruise Deals.

This is one of the most attractive destinations of the Bai Tu Long Bay cruise that visitors cannot miss.

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