In the waters of Bái Tử Long Bay, a stone islet is bobbing like an alluring and graceful swan (Thiên Nga) - a swan losing its herd. This stone swan has taken up countless time and rolls of film of tourist near and far.
Location: On the canoe route to Thien Cung - Dau Go Grottoes, one should visit Hon Su Tu Bien or Sea Lion Islet, which is 10 minutes away from the Bai Chay. Characteristics: Tourist Wharf. Amidst the vast seawaters of Halong, you recognize a high rock jutting from the sea, resembling a lion stretching.
Tam Cung Grotto Location: Situated in the centre of Halong Bay, 5km from Sung Sot Grotto to the northeast.
Location: Soi Sim is an soil island 400m away from Ti Top Island, and 7-8km from the Bai Chay Tourist Wharf. Characteristics: In the island there are many ancient trees. The Halong Bay Management Board is going to build a system of guesthouses equipped with modern facilities. At present, a small beach has been improved and upgraded, adding more charm to the attractive holiday resort.
Situated in the North-East region of Vietnam, Halong Bay is a bay in the Gulf of Tonkin comprised of regions of Halong City, the township of Cam Pha, and a part of the island district of Van Don. Halong Bay borders Cat Ba Island in the southwest, the East Sea in the east, and the mainland, creating a 120 km coastline.
On the south-east side of Ha Long Bay, Dau Be Island is 500 m from Hang Trai Island to the east, and 28 km from the Bai Chay Tourist Wharf, in an archipelago comprised between the Tra Nguyen Da Le islands outside Ha Long Bay (seaport of Lan Ha Bay).
Trống Mái is situated on the south-west side of Hạ Long Bay, 5 km from the tourist wharf near to Ðỉnh Hương Islet. In a somewhat large expanse of open sea, the island seems to grow up from the bottom of the deep emerald waters. At sunset, the island with the height of over 10 m is bright red and in a somewhat tottery position.