Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Wonderful natural landscapes along with the tranquil life of the locals have turned Vung Vieng fishing village into an appealing attraction. Tourists will have a chance to enjoy a poetic space, far differing from the hustle of the urban life here.

About Vung Vieng fishing village

About 24 km from the mainland, Vung Vieng fishing village is situated in the center of Bai Tu Long Bay. The village owns a pleasant, peaceful location with charming scenery. Referring Halong, one immediately thinks of the spectacular natural scenery and romantic homeland, thinks about the fishermen who are always busy for their living round-year but still smiley and strangely warm. Vung Vieng is the convergence of these attractive beauties. It is also home to keep the typical cultural characteristics of fishermen inextricably living with the sea. Tourists will surely be mesmerized by the beauty of the boats here, the particular fishing nets in front of the locals' home, the hospitable fishermen and smiling children on their boat to go to school. More than 160 fishermen living on Vung Vieng fishing village of fishermen community on Halong Bay clearly reflected the traditional features of fishing village on the sea.

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Vung Vieng fishing village

The reason is called Vung Vieng because in the past, Hai Phong people had to go through this place to trade with China. Every time going through this place, it was noon and it was time to cook rice. The wind was so strong that the pot was blown away. Since that time, people often call this place "Vung Venh". But later, when traveling a lot, people noticed that if going through the cave to be in the bay, the sea is very quiet and it is a good place to stay away from the storm. So people started calling this place with the familiar name "Vung Vieng".

How to get to Vung Vieng fishing village

From Tuan Chau port, tourists can take a wooden train or speedboat to reach Vung Vieng fishing village gate. Then, from here, you must move by a bamboo boat and take about 20 minutes to reach the fishing village where people live.

Appearing in front of the tourist’s eyes will be a scene of an idyllic and simple fishing village hidden behind high mountains.

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Boating to visit Vung Vieng fishing village

Exciting experiences in Vung Vieng fishing village

Vung Vieng fishing village now becomes one of the most appealing attractions in Bai Tu Long alluring tourists by its marvelous natural landscapes. Along with the beauty of endlessly stretching mountains, pristine marvelous caves and grottoes, tourists have an opportunity to comfortably sunbathe on flawless sandy beaches along the mountains, participating in the fishing activities, and enjoy delicious seafood of the land.

Vung Vieng fishing village is one of the fishing villages owning the most unique architecture in the world. All houses here are floating house on the sea, surrounded by multi-shaped boats and rafts. Unlike the living in the mainland, almost activities of the locals here are closely associated with the waters and spectacular limestone islands. It is the difference on natural conditions and living habits that creates unique cultural features in Vung Vieng fishing village. In particular, the village is shielded by the natural limestone mountains with huge natural scenery, rolling rocks, jade green sea like an ink-painting picture. On the immense waves, the floating houses seemingly closely linking with each other, together with the fishing boats anchoring make the village a unique beauty nowhere can be found. Notably, the image of fishermen netting creates extremely tranquil and romantic scenery.

The beauty of Vung Vieng is the harmony of floating houses and the rafts mingling together. Coming here, tourists will easily be attracted by the small boats, the bamboo nets in doorstep, dark skin babies with cheerful smile and innocence. The peaceful and gentle scenery contained something fully intact. Gently in the early morning mist, the picture of small boats waving out to sea along with boats up and down easily cast glamor over tourists. With a little bit luck, tourists may have a chance to enjoy love singing vocals of girls and boys engaged in sea. The sweet and loving vocal echoing over the waters is a strong attraction for tourists. Activities on the water and daily life of the locals in Vung Vieng fishing village are unique cultural features retained in just Halong. The spectacular landscapes and unique culture bring Vung Vieng fishing village the top of the most charming tourist attractions in Halong.

Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Floating houses in Vung Vieng

Tips for traveling in Vung Vieng fishing village

1. From Vung Vieng fishing village, you can visit the other islands of Halong such as Devil's Face island, Seven Wells, ...

2. Enjoying seafood is one of the things you can't miss when visiting Vung Vieng.

3. You can also rent kayaks to explore the fishing village by yourself.

4. The people here are very friendly, you can ask for a night's sleep and leave the sea early with them.

Vung Vieng fishing village is used to vote as one of the most beautiful fishing villages in the world, so let’s take a Halong tour with kayaks to enjoy the vivid beauty of this unique village. Thank you!