Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island the International Entertainment center in Ha Long City. Located 8km to the southwest of Ha Long city. The whole area of the island is about 2.2 square km, which consists of several sloping hills.

How Tuan Chau Island is Special?

tuan chau island

Today, Tuan Chau is the most attractive beauty spot in Ha Long City. There are many structures for the sake of pleasing tourist. From the entry of this entertainment tourism complex, visitors can see the network of international standard. Such as, Villas, restaurants, boutique shops... Also there are many activities gaming suitable for children.

Legend of Tuan Chau island

Tuan Chau Island has an interesting history. Long time ago. There were 2 generals (Luc Tuan and Tri Chau) take-care 2 parts of the city. After they passed. Thanks to them who keep for this area peace. Then the local people decide to use their name & put together call Tuan Chau.

The island also has a rich archaeological history of the Halong and Cai Beo culture - whose people inhabited the area from 3, 000 to 5, 000 years ago. They were found there. In 1958, President Ho Chi Minh holidayed on Tuan Chau Island, along with the home wherein he stayed is now a memorial site. In Tuan Chau, tourists may also enjoy many different thrilling activities such as Jet Ski, canoe parachute, sea fishing, kayaking, climbing, camping out, or luxury services and amusement like dolphin show, seal show, circus, along with martial art shows 6 days a week. Come to Tuan Chau Island, come to the paradise on Earth.

Not only attractive by island but beside is very beautiful beach. Extending over two km long with white smooth sand and yellow sun the whole summer. Visiting Tuan Chau, you'd never need to think about your accommodation with over 400 rooms of international standard in your ceremony: private villa, luxury resort, or higher end resort. It's known as the tourist hub of Halong Bay. Visitors to the area can enjoy a wide assortment of touristic services to match all budgets and tastes, such as high end resorts, luxury and family resorts, private villas, shopping, day spa, shows and amusement, and water and outdoor activities like trekking, climbing, fishing...

Tuan Chau boat dock

5 days 4 nights Ha Noi - Ha Long Bay tour in Tuan Chau island, the chance for you to discover the marvelousness of Viet Nam tourism.

Tuan Chau island is one of the most popular destination in Ha Long for tourists. If you are taking a 4 days 3 nights Ha Noi Ha Long Bay tour, the island is something you cannot miss.

Viet Nam is a tropical country with a lot of beautiful and impressive natural sceneries. Ha Long Bay are one of the most famous places that visitors should come to when taking a Vietnam tour. It is a wonderful city with a variety of tourist destination. One of those is Tuan Chau Island. In this article, let's find out together about this fantastic island.

Where is Tuan Chau island?

Tuan Chau Island is deemed the heaven on Earth. It's the place that you simply have to visit when taking a Ha Long tour. The island is located on the important position at the entrance of the waterway system of Thang Long, Bach Dang, Van Don. And on the southwest side of Ha Long city, covered by pine forests. Tuan Chau is an island of 2,2 km2 in size and two man made beaches with white, fine sand on the east and south.

Learn about Tuan Chau island

The name of this island is the combination between "linh tuan" (the patrolman) and "tri chau" (district chief). Following the flow of history, Tuan Chau Island has a lot of archaeological sites which are "good companions" with the ancient culture of Ha Long from 3000 to 5000 years ago. There is an interesting fact of this island is that President Ho Chi Minh used to spend his holiday here. He used to stay in an octagonal house. And now, it becomes a memorial site that everyone can visit it when they visit Ha Long.

How to go to Tuan Chau island?

A big advantage of Tuan Chau island is that in here, both road and waterway transportations are available. It is so convenient for visitors because they can choose the kind of transportations according to their preference. Moreover, it is close to land, just about 18km away from National Highway No.1. This is an important road which helps to connect Ha Noi - Hai Phong - Quang Ninh, three cities in the economic triangle. It will take 3 hours to get to Tuan Chau from Mong Cai (2 hours if go by boat - or the other waterway transportations) and 1 hour from Hai Phong. So you can easily take a Vietnam tours and go to Tuan Chau island from Ha Noi or Hai Phong.

Tuan Chau wharf

The most interesting activities and places that you can enjoy when you are in Tuan Chau Island

  • Animal club (dolphin, seal and crocodile club).
  • Animal circus.
  • Man – made beach with 4 km coastline long.
  • Cultural sports center such as golf course…
  • Hotels, villas, guesthouses with 5 stars standard (200 rooms).
  • Sight-seeing in Ha Long Bay by canoe, boat and helicopter.
  • Water park with a lot of interesting and amazing water activities. Such as Jet ski, water skiing, canoeing, motor racing, parachuting... There are other wonderful things like sea fishing, kayaking, mountain climbing, camping...
  • High technology water fountain with music playing, laser lighting and film projecting on water screens.
  • Martial art show 6 days a week (except Monday).

There are a lot of things for travelers to discover and enjoy during their holiday in Viet Nam. You can start the trip in Ha Noi, where you can visit many famous places such as The Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem Lake, Temper of Literature… And move to Ha Long Bay - UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. Here you can enjoy an unforgettable holiday in the beautiful Tuan Chau island. To get the best out of your holiday, it is recommended to take a 4 days 3 nights Ha Noi Ha Long Bay tour. With this tour you can fully enjoy Tuan Chau island and its greatness. For more information about Tuan Chau island and other best tourists site in Ha Long, let's contact Origin Vietnam. Hope you get a wonderful holiday in Halong Bay!

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