US magazine, Business Insider, recently released a list of “100 trips you must take in your lifetime” and Vietnam’s beautiful Ha Long Bay was included in the list.
Ha Long Bay was ranked 26th by the magazine’s top 100 destinations, recommending tourists spend a night on a junk boat in the bay.
Other Asian countries to make the list include, Cambodia, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Singapore, China, Thailand, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.
Covering a total area of 1,533 square metres on Vietnam’s north-east coast, Ha Long is recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site.
It was voted one of the Seven New Natural Wonders of the World in 2011.
The bay has also been cited as a vision of outstanding beauty and one of the world’s top ten Valentine’s Day getaways by US-based National Geographic magazine.