Ti Top Island is one of the most beautiful islands in Halong Bay, located about 7 - 8 km southeast of Bai Chay tourist area. The island leans against Cua Luc Bay, with Bo Hon Island in front and Sung Sot Cave on the right. Ti Top Island has sloping shores, a long, flat sandy beach. The crescent-shaped bathing beach embraces the foot of the island. Ti Top Island is a must-visit destination when traveling to Halong Bay.
Ti Top Island was originally named Cat Nang or Hong Thap Tu, in memory of the French sailors who died and were buried on the island. In 1962, when President Ho Chi Minh and Soviet astronaut Gherman Titov visited the island, Uncle Ho suggested renaming the island to Ti Top, to commemorate this event and express the friendship between the two countries.
When visiting Ti Top Island, tourists can participate in many interesting activities, such as swimming, mountain climbing, cave exploration, sightseeing… Ti Top bathing beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Ha Long Bay, with fine white sand, clear blue sea water, gentle waves. The beach offers many services for tourists, such as renting sun loungers, umbrellas, life jackets, kayaks… Tourists can also enjoy delicious fresh seafood at the stalls on the beach.
If you want to admire the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay from above, you can climb to the top of Ti Top mountain, which is about 200 m above sea level. The path to the top of the mountain has many steps, quite steep and winding, but not too difficult. About 15 – 20 minutes of climbing, tourists will reach a wide square, with the monument of Gherman Titov. From here, tourists can admire the majestic and exquisite beauty of Halong Bay, with thousands of limestone islands rising in the blue sea.
Ti Top Island is an ideal destination for those who love to explore and enjoy the beauty of nature. This place will bring you unforgettable experiences, emotional moments and beautiful memories. Coming to Ti Top Island, you will feel the majesty and uniqueness of the island, while bringing you wonderful experiences in the journey of exploring Ha Long Bay.