Halong Bay is a must see landscape for all travelers to Vietnam. Depending on your budget and interests, you can choose 1 night or 2 nights cruises. And now adays, there are many other choices for you when you have a plan to explore Halong Bay.
This itinerary is suitable for travelers who have limited time in Northern Vietnam. We recommend you to visit Hanoi and Halong Bay within 4 days. On the last day, you can back to Hanoi for an overnight or have other options such as an overnight train to next destinaitons (Hue/ Danang/ Nha Trang) or a transfer directly to Hanoi Airport and take a short flight to other destinations (Hue/ Danang/ Nha Trang/ Dalat/ Ho Chi Minh/ Can Tho/ Phu Quoc) or other countries (Cambodia/ Laos/ Myanmar).
There are many interesting activities in Hanoi such as a cooking class, a walking street food tour or a day trip to visit handicraft village, etc. If you are not satisfied with what we offer on day 2, you can discuss with our travel consultant and then we can amend the itinerary until it becomes suitable with your interests.
There are 02 types of Halong Bay boat. One is a wooden boat and other is asteel boat. The wooden boat is old/ traditional style, boutique while the steel boat is new/ mordern and big boat. We have a long list for Halong Bay Cruise and we deeply understand which cruise is perfect for you. If you have any special requirement for the Halong Bay Cruise, do not hesitate to share your ideas with us and then we can suggest you the best option.
You can take this tour all year around. You may concern about the typhoon on Halong Bay but be aware that, it is not often. One year we have 365 days but during 9 years working in the tourism industry, the maximum days we need to cancel Halong Bay trip was only 5 trips per year. Moreover, we have several ideas to do during this unlucky day such as relaxing on Halong land with a hotel with pool or back to Hanoi and explore other sites such as Mai Chau, Ninh Binh or Duong Lam. We have so many things to recommend you hence do not worry anything about your trip.
Best time to visit Halong? It should be March, April, September, October when the weather is not too hot or too cool and you can see the best of Hanoi and Halong Bay.
How's about Jan, Feb? It is still very nice, just a little bit cool and not really ideal for swimming but perfect for relaxing.
May and June are quite hot but great for swimming and kayaking.
July and August may have some hard rainy days - believe us just some (very few) and you don't need to worry about it, just go and explore the natural wonder of the world.
You may want to include this tour with a Sapa Trip.
Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for groups from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.
Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:
° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharged for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5-star hotels). Some hotels also surcharge on Easter.
° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 25.Feb.2020 – 03.Mar.2020 – if you travel during this period, there will be surcharged for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking