Ha Long Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars.
Is Halong Bay man made?
Halong Bay is indeed a special masterpiece created by Nature: “What really makes Halong so different is the islands. Hundreds upon hundreds of jungle-covered limestone karst hills that burst from the sea and create a natural maze.
What animals live in Halong Bay?
Some of the wildlife found on the islands include: monkeys, birds, lizards, and even antelopes. There are 450 different mollusks and 200 different species of fish in Halong Bay. Some of the islands have permanent residents and tourism businesses. Most of the islands in Halong Bay are limestone.