Vietnam launches copter rides in Ha Long

View from the sky: An aerial view showing tourist boats sailing on the waters of Ha Long Bay in northeastern province of Quang Ninh. (Inset) A helicopter taking off for an aerial tour of Ha Long Bay. — AFP

Ha Long Bay: Most visitors to Vietnam’s famed Ha Long Bay opt for cruise views of the Unesco heritage site but now tourists can hop on a helicopter to see the area’s famous karst rock formations from the skies.

Nervous flyers beware.

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