Ti Top Island often tops the list of favorite tourist attractions in Halong Bay. It is a tiny island that boasts a pristine beach along with a spectacular view from the top. If you are going to Halong Bay, do not miss such a place.
Read this article to ensure the best experience at the pearl of Halong Bay.
Ti Top island is about 8 kilometers to the southeast of Bai Chay Harbor. In fact, it lies at the heart of Halong Bay. Stretching over 3.7 hectares only, it is still considered one of the most beautiful islands in the bay.
Due to the close proximity to Bai Chay and its pristine beauty, this is a popular stopover in many cruise itineraries.
There is a story behind the name of this small island.
Formerly called Cat Nang island, it was renamed to Ti Top by Uncle Ho in honor of the Russian cosmonaut Gherman Titov.
It is 8 kilometers from Bai Chay Harbor
Ti Top island welcomes tourists to discover its picturesque landscapes all year round. Generally, there are two peak seasons when the island is packed with travelers, including June - July and December - February.
June to July is the period when most locals and tourists from Asian countries come to visit here. Meanwhile, travelers from other continents, mainly Europe and America, often go on Halong bay tours between December and February. Therefore, prices tend to go up during the second peak season.
April to May and August to October are two off-peak seasons. The number of tourists will drop during these times, and everything is cheaper.
Overview of Ti Top
Ti Top houses a crescent-shaped beach, which white sand, azure seawater, and gentle waves. In addition, the beach has a tranquil atmosphere that makes it a perfect swimming spot.
Near the beach, there is a bar offering swimming suits, floats, as well as deckchairs to sunbathe. You can also try freshly-caught seafood at Ti Top beach.
Beautiful beach for swimming
This is one of the best places to see Halong Bay from above.
After walking up over 400 steps, you will reach the gazebo at the top of the island. From there, you can feast your eyes on all the majestic limestone karsts, the lushly green forests, as well as the serene seawaters in Halong bay.
Of course, climbing up the mountain is exhausting, but you will find all the efforts totally worth it when you get the view from the top.
Here visitors can get the best view from Halong bay
In addition to swimming, there is a wide variety of water-based activities for tourists here. Kayaking and snorkeling are among the most popular. While kayaking is a fun way to explore the surrounding areas, snorkeling allows you to discover the colorful world underwater.
Other thrilling sports include parachute jumping and hiking up the mountain. If possible, you can also join a seaplane tour.
Ti Top Island is a must-visit destination when you travel to Halong Bay. Hopefully, the article will provide you with useful information for your next trip.
If you want to book a tour here, please contact Go Viet Trip via Goviettrip@gmail.com or hotline +84968667589 right now! We are guarantee about quality and prices. Get a full refund if you do not feel happy with our services.
Author Hoan Nguyen
He has over 10 years of experience working in the tourism sector and operator. He has traveled to many places in Vietnam and around the world.
Photos: Go Viet Trip, Internet