Recently, Halong bay is one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam. Each year, over thousands of tourists visiting Halong not only because of the spectacular wonders, friendly people but also by many exciting activities, luxury cruises and Halong cuisine. Travelling Halong, visitors can choose to stay in hotel or for those want to experience a premium holiday, they also stay in one of deluxe cruises. Among the most popular cruises in Halong, Starlight cruise is highly recommended which giving tourists “the best travel with Starlight cruise”.
Besides beautiful landscapes, many visitors are attracted by Halong cuisine. Quang Ninh, particularly Halong has a lot of unique culinary specialties that bring featured salty flavors of the sea. The following are some well-known dishes travellers must-try while visiting Halong bay.
While visiting Halong, vistors always look for places to taste squid cake. The dish seems to be simple, however, in order to make these delicious squid cake, the ingredients have to be fresh. Making squid cake requires many skills and techniques so that the cake are eye-catching, fragrant and tasty. Grilled squid is usually eaten with sticky rice or rolls and delicious fish sauce. There are two places to enjoy this dish without worrying about quality as well as hygiene and food safety; they are Banh Cuon Cha Muc shop next to Bach Dang theater and Xoi Cha Muc shop at Pho Thuong Mai.
In addition, Ngán in Halong and Sa Sung also are dishes traveller should not miss. Ngán is a popular mollusk species living in the Northerb Vietnam coastal area. Ngán can be cooked in many ways such as grilled, steamed, fried with noodles or vegetables,… In Vietnamese, “Ngán” does not mean “bored”, it is very delicious and has an unique flavor of the sea.
One of expensive foods in Halong is Sa Sung. It is a molluscs species, only available in Quan Lan island, Minh Chau (Van Don, Quang Ninh). Fresh Sa Sung is fried with garlic is an oustanding dish of Halong coastal people. Fired Sa Sung eaten with chili sauce, herbs and drink beer will bring unforgettable impression.
There are still a lot of dishes such as Sam Quang Yen, “Gat Gu” cake, Ca Say Tien Yen,ect that making diversity and abundance of Halong cuisine. Discovering Halong, tourists not only have chance to admire the beauty of natural wonders but also participate in exciting activities and taste delicious foods. Halong bay is absolutely worth to be the most attractive tourist destination in Vietnam.