Quang Ninh Vietnam

Quang Ninh
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Quang Ninh, 155km from Hanoi is a mountainous and coastal province, with more than 80% of its area being made up of mountains and hills.

Quang Ninh, 155km from Hanoi is a mountainous and coastal province, with more than 80% of its area being made up of mountains and hills.

There are more than 2,000 islands, making up two thirds of the Viet Nam’s islands. They extend along the coast for more than 250km and divide into numerous layers. The largest islands are Cai Bau and Ban Sen, while the smallest are just like rocks in a garden. The sea bottom terrain of Quang Ninh isn’t smooth, and 20m-average depth. There are the remnants of ancient streams and underwater rocky banks. The streams from the mainland connect to deep drains along the sea-floor; creating a series of waterways, canals and harbors along the coast.

The most important highlight of Quang Ninh is Ha Long Bay, covering an area of 1,553 sq. km including 1,969 islands, of which an area of over 434 sq. km including 788 islands has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage due to its cultural, aesthetic, bio-geological and economic value.

There are also many white sand beaches such as Tra Co Beach, Co To Beach, Dai Beach in Van Don etc.

Tuan Chau Island belonging to Ha Long Bay has an area of 220ha. It is 8km from Ha Long City and 2km offshore. There is a private art, entertainment complex – a popular place for domestic travelers.

With around 500 historical, cultural and arts relics, attached with many traditional festivals; such as Yen Tu Pagoda, Cua Ong Temple, Bach Dang historical relic, Long Tien Pagoda, Quan Lan Communal House etc.

Quang Ninh’s climate is symbolic of the climate in the North Vietnam; featuring all four seasons. In summer, it’s hot, humid and rainy, while monsoons flourish. In winter, it’s cold, dry, and sometime rainly. The average heat radiating during a year is 115.4 Kcal/sq. cm. The average temperature is over 210C, while the average humidity is 84%. Annual rainfall totals between 1,700 and 2,400mm, and there can be between 90 to 170 rainy days in a year. These are mainly concentrated in the summer (more than 85%), and especially in the months of July and August. In winter, rainfall only reaches between 150 and 400mm.

 

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