You want to go away from the hustle and bustle city to find out the peace of your mind, Vung Vieng fishing village is certainly an ideal destination.
Vung Vieng fishing village is located in the heart of Bai Tu Long Bay, 24 km from the mainland, near Cam Pha port. From Tuan Chau, tourists can take a boat to Vung Vieng fishing village and only take bamboo boat roaming around. Coming here, tourists will not only be impressed in the quiet and peaceful location viewing the charming landscape but discovering the cultural life of the fishermen.
Interesting things in Vung Vieng fishing village
Perhaps it is very strange to hear the name “Vung Vieng” at first. It’s sure that you will feel so high about the its name legend. Since ancient times, boats from Hai Phong have to go through the fishing village to trade with China. They stop here to cook lunch.
Due to the high waves, rice cookers are soaked, so the fishermen called this place is “Vung Venh”, but then people discovered that if passing through the gate into the bay, it suddenly became more quiet, then the fishermen changed the village name to “Vung Vieng”.
Experience Vung Vieng fishing village life
If you need a relax space and experience the simple life, Vung Vieng fishing village is a perfect for you. Being immersed in nature, floating on the boat watching the mountain dreaming, feeling the cool wind of the sea and all tired gradually disappear. Overnight in Vung Vieng fishing village is also a very pleasant experience. At the community living room will have small room for rent to tourists to enjoy the night here. This is a unique tourist products, attracts tourists, especially foreign tourists.
Once you have set foot on the peaceful village of Vung Vieng, be sure to stay overnight for the exciting communal activities which only unfold in the evening. Under the majestic moonlight, tourists sit on woven bamboo boats beside the cracking fire, breathe fresh air, listen to folk song duets, drop flower garlands and colored lanterns for luck and watch the fishermen catching marine products.
If you are lucky to arrive at Vung Vieng during Ha Long Tourism Week, locals welcomed you to participate in the fishing village. There are exciting activities vary from folk song singing contest, swimming competition or boat handing competition. In addition, anyone comes to Vung Vieng fishing village interested in authentic experience and explores the rich traditional cultures of the indigenous people.
Although the village is no longer the home it once was, the locals still command a strong hold on their culture and way of life. Therefore, you can learn to weave your own fishing nets and cat, enjoy the special seafood in home of fishermen. From the Vung Vieng fishing village, tourists can also visit some islands such as the face of the Devil, Bay Gieng,… or bathing in small beaches in Van Giai or Ngoc Vung.
The pristine beach is suitable for small groups and nowaday it attracts high number of youth travellers. It only takes about 3 hours to get to Quan Lan island which is one of the most beautiful beach in Quang Ninh.
A trip to the nature will be a useful remedy for the rhythm of your hustle life which encourages your spirit more relaxed.