Mong Cai Border Gate
Market is where economic and trade activities and cultural exchanges between Quảng Ninh and Guang Xi and Vietnam and China take place. Mong Cai Town lies by the bank of the lovely Ka Long River. It harbors the international Bắc Luân Border Gate which connects Mong Cai with Guang Xi Province in China. It is 178 km from Ha Long City, 350 km from Hà Nội. Mong Cai Border Gate Market is where economic and trade activities and cultural exchanges between Quảng Ninh and Guang Xi and Vietnam and China take place. It is also the bridge spanning tourist centres of Vietnam and China.
7 km from Mong Cai by road, Tra Co is a famous tourist attraction in Vietnam. It has a cool and fresh climate and a tranquil and spacious atmosphere. It is home to ancient temples, pagodas and churches and flat, and broad fine sand beaches stretching for 17 km which are seen most beautiful in Vietnam. Thousands of tourists come to Tra Co every year to bath. Not far from the beach are located 3-4 metres high sand dunes, peaceful fishermen’ villages, verdant pine trees, and a rich mangrove ecosystem. Tra Co Communal House Festival takes place boisterously from the 30th of the fifth lunar month to the 6th of the sixth lunar month attracting a crowd of pilgrims from home and abroad. Mong Cai – Tra Co is a bustling tourist and trade center, yet atmospheric and romantic as well.
The area of Yen Tu is made up of a system of pagodas, shrines, towers and forests, belonging to the village of Thuong Yen Cong Commune, Uong Bi Town. It is about 40 km from Ha Long City and 14 km from Uong Bi Town.
Situated within the immense arched mountain range of north-eastern Vietnam, Yen Tu Mountain bears at its peak the Ðong Pagoda: at an altitude of 1,068 m above sea level. The beauty of Yen Tu consists in the majesty of its mountains mingling with the ancient and solemn quietness of its pagodas, shrines and towers.
Yen Tu Pagoda
You can get to Hoa Yen Pagoda at the altitude of 534 m by the cable car system recently put into operation and will see on this peak two 700-year-old frangipane trees. From there, you will continue walking up stairs to pagodas of minor note lined up along the path leading to Ðong Pagoda. There you will feel like walking on clouds. If the weather is agreeable, from this summit you can admire the dramatic landscape of the northeast of Vietnam.
Co To Island
Located in Co To Island District, Quang Ninh Province, Co To Island is a must-see attraction of Vietnam. This beautiful tropical beach has a wonderful shore with white sands and blue, crystal-like water