Far about 13km from Cam Pha City and about 28km from Halong City, The Vang Island is located in Bai Tu Long Bay, Thang Loi commune, Van Don district, Quang Ninh province. The system of islands and reefs with exotic shapes are suitable for tourists preferring exploring and looking for thrills. Going to The Vang Island, tourists will certainly admire the natural beauty and the tranquil landscapes here. The pristine natural scenery in combination with the diverse flora and fauna have brought The Vang Island to become one of the appealing tourist attractions in Halong Bay. The island is worth the ideal rendezvous for those who love exploring and enjoying the quiet moments among immense space.
As one of the unique islands in Halong Bay, the highest point on The Vang Island is about 184m above sea level. The average height of the island is from 80m to 100m. The area at at lowest tide is 12,25km² and the highest one is 10km². Mountains and hills account for 95% of the island's area with steep slopes and deep cleavage. The streams on the island usually fast flow and run off in the rainy season but are depleted by not holding the water in the dry season. There are a few residents living in the island. The Vang Island also retains a system of extremely interesting reefs surely offering tourists surprising experiences when setting foot on here. Discovering The Vang Island is one of the most unforgettable things to do in Halong Bay.
Forests in the island have been developed on feralit soil with some timber trees such as ironwood, aloewood and Canarium album... Some areas are alternated with bamboo. On weathered limestone, it is commonly easy to find Vatica tonkinensis, Sinosideroxylon... etc. Particularly, mangroves consist of mangrove, Avicennia... The flora here is very diverse with the presence of numerous plant species. The island also houses numerous precious timber trees with high economic values. Besides, the fauna is also very developed with the appearance of wild boars, chamois, deers, monkeys and pythons... The great combination between flora and fauna has given The Vang Island to become one of the fascinating tourist Halong Bay attractions alluring tourists. Thanks to these advantages, The Vang Island has been planning to become the fresh eco-tourism area promisingly attracting tourists at home and abroad to visit and explore.
In particular, the beach on the island is extremely clean and wonderful. As one of the most pristine Halong islands, The Vang Island has been invested to become one of the captivating tourist attractions in Bai Tu Long in particular and Halong Bay tourism in general. A tourist area has been built in the island to welcome tourists on the weekend. In particular, an artificial beach has been formed. In the future, a system of hostels with self-contained tourist services will be built to serve tourists wishing to relax and spend their vacation on weekend. The journey of exploring Halong Bay travel will be definitely much more memorable when tourists set foot on wonderful The Vang Island.
Unspoiled and peaceful natural scenery, romantic landscapes and the system of unique reefs with interesting shapes in The Vang Island have been creating powerful attraction for tourists both at home and abroad. Separating from the bustle and hustle of the urban life, tourists going to the island will be immersed in a world full of romance and tranquility. The Vang Island is worth a must-see tourist site in any Halong Bay tours. The Vang Island significantly contributes to promote Bai Tu Long tourism in particular and Halong Bay in general closer to both domestic and international friends.