THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO CRUISING HALONG BAY

Each year, 3.000.000+ international travelers visit Halong Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay. More and more of them are trying the Bays overnight cruise phenomenon. But:

What exactly is a cruise in the bays?
Why does it attract so many different types of travelers?
What makes it so popular?
And most importantly, how can YOU experience this incredible way of traveling?
You will have all these questions answered & bunches of your cruise-related problems solved just by a click.

This is your ultimate guide to travel to one of the best World Heritage natural landscape destinations in the most convenient, enjoyable and enriching way!

  • Destinations ·

Hon Co Island – Pristine and Untouched Beauty

Wondering why Hon Co island is considered one of the most favorite destinations of Bai Tu Long Bay? Because it’s charming and untouched or just because it’s cheap to visit? Let’s find out with us now! Overview of Hon Co Island Hon Co Island, also known as Grass Island, is located in Cong Do Area,…
Soi Sim Island- A trip to wilderness
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Soi Sim Island – A Trip to the Wilderness

Are you hearing some call of the wild? If yes, book your trip to Soi Sim! Soi Sim island is a relatively new addition to the collection of islands in Halong Bay. However, with its pristine beaches, diverse plants and animals, Soi Sim is captivating more and more tourists. In this blog, we will give…
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Tien Ong Cave – A Rising Star in Halong Itinerary

The World Heritage Halong Bay never ceases to amaze us! Recently, Tien Ong cave has joined the collection of cruising attractions in the world-renowned bay. It will not take long until this cave gets famous thanks to its pristine landscapes. Come visit it before it gets too crowded! Besides, the cave boasts a system of…
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Viet Hai Village: Somewhere in the Midst of Jungles

Just like Sleeping Beauty, Viet Hai village is surrounded by high mountains, thick jungles, and vast ocean. And if you want to see her, you will need to either take a boat or trek through the jungle for hours. But her beauty and the experience she offers are totally worth it! Visit her if you…
A traditional house at Yen Duc Village
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Head Out To Yen Duc Village Before Everything Changes!

Your trip to Vietnam cannot be fully completed without a visit to a peaceful village that still retains its authentic lifestyle. And with only short drive from Halong Bay and Hanoi, you can trace back to Vietnamese traditional culture in Yen Duc village. Yen Duc village was recognized as a national heritage in 1993. Location…
Inside Me Cung Cave
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Why Is It So Easy To Get Lost In This Cave?

Me Cung Cave (also known by some as ‘Maze Cave or ‘Bewitching’ Cave) always leaves tourists curious for more. Unlike many other grottos and caves in Halong Bay, this one doesn’t come with a legend about its origins. Instead, it is famous for being one of the sites of prehistoric man, who lived here between…
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Cat Ba Island – A Pleasant Blend of Nature and Culture

There are many reasons someone will choose Cat Ba island over Ha Long Bay. They might have already visited the UNESCO heritage site. They are looking for discovering something new. They prefer somewhere quieter and less polluted. Or simply they are on a tight budget. In this blog, we will list down everything you need…
where to stay in halong bay lan ha bay
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Where to Stay in Halong Bay? Here Is Your Answer!

Resting during a trip is extremely vital. You won’t be able to enjoy any trip without getting fully charged with energies for a new day ahead. After a day of outside activities, you need a comfy place to take a good rest! But for your Halong Bay trip, it’s not only about getting a good…
noi bai airport near halong bay
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3 Airports Near Halong Bay: Which Is Better?

Transportation to Halong Bay is always the first problem you need to tick in your to-do list before your trip to Halong. If you have decided to choose a flight, this blog will help you make the best decision of what airport near Halong Bay to land. What Airport Near Halong Bay You Should Consider?…
taking photos with friends on halong bay party cruise
  • Cruise Booking Advice ·

Halong Bay Party Cruise: Best Choice For Young Adults

If you’ve searched for ‘Halong Bay party cruise’ and reached this blog post, pretty sure you are fed up with massive number of travel agencies who offers the same trip with same boring activities! Doing Taichi, watching cooking demonstration or sitting fixed on a bamboo boat? No, those don’t suit your wild soul! A party cruise…
escape sails staff halong bay day trip
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Is It Worth Taking A Halong Bay Day Trip?

Halong is spectacular and exploring it within a day is obviously impossible. However, if that is your only choice left, this blog will help you make it doable by suggesting the best Halong bay day tours you can get. Reasons You Should Take a Halong Bay Day Trip One of the major reasons many had…
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Brand New Halong Bay Luxury Cruises in 2019

The new year brings a plenty of fresh opportunities for dreamy 5 - star cruise holiday in Halong Bay such as greater itinerary, more luxury cabins, more interesting experience during cruising… Let’s take a look at the list below to see which Halong Bay cruise resonates with you!
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8 Questions To Ask Before You Book Any Halong Bay Cruise

No doubt, cruising Halong Bay is a must. But, with the crowded number of boats there and the all-too-similar itineraries those companies promise, you will surely be overwhelmed. A wrong decision could totally spoil your trip. So, better safe than sorry, to save yourself from tons of cruise mishaps caused by rush decision:  Being on…
halong bay sunset on deck
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Halong Bay Sunset and Sunrise: How Best to Capture?

The best sunsets (and sunrises) in Vietnam are waiting for you… Any Halong Bay sunset and sunrise is worth its weight in gold. It is when the sun hits the water between spectacular limestone peaks and emerald green coves. I’m sure being there at that magical hour is a memory you’ll definitely want to hold…
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Visit Vietnam – Top Adventure Activities

Vietnam has something for everyone; wild and adventurous backpackers, urban explorers, nature appreciators, and luxury seekers alike. This is made possible, predominantly by the fact that the country is so wonderfully diverse; no matter what your interests are, Vietnam is sure to whet your appetite for travel experiences and satisfy even the most severe cases…
Must-Read Advice for Doing Photography in Halong Bay
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Must-Read Advice for Doing Photography in Halong Bay

One of the most photogenic corners of this beautiful world, Halong Bay boasts perfect scenery at every turn. In this post, we spoke to a couple of accomplished photographers who recently visited Halong Bay. Let’s hear their experiences and find out best tips for Halong Bay photography! Vladislav Borimsky (Photographer, US) His Experience: In March…
  • Weather ·

Halong Bay Weather in September

The Halong Bay weather in September is characterised by high temperatures and frequent rain showers, which is representative of the tail-end of the summer season. If you’ve been wondering whether or not to travel to Halong Bay in September, this article should be all you need to point you in the right direction. We’ll share…
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Halong Bay Weather in August

The Halong Bay weather in August is mostly hot and wet; visitors can expect high temperatures and frequent rain showers. If you have been considering visiting Halong Bay in August, this article will tell you everything you need to know weather-wise about visiting during this time of year. We’ll also help you evaluate the pros…
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Halong Bay Weather in June

The Halong Bay weather in June is the hottest of the year; visitors can expect very warm temperatures and frequent summer rain. If you’re considering visiting Halong Bay in June, this article will tell you everything you need to know about the weather at that time of year. This article will also help you to…
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Halong Bay Weather in May

The Halong Bay weather in May, which is one of the best time to visit Halong Bay, brings with it the first round of the real summer heat but still holds off on the heavy rains for the most part. This article details everything you need to know about the Halong Bay weather in May,…
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Halong Bay Weather in April

The Halong Bay weather in April shows us that summer is on its way, and definitely one of the best months to visit Halong Bay; visitors can expect warm average temperatures and generally good weather for exploring the area. This post will tell you everything you need to know about what you can expect from…
Where to explore after your Halong Bay trip? Hanoi, for sure!
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Where to explore after your Halong Bay trip? Hanoi, for sure!

There’s a common question that many friends and travelers ask me once they finish their amazing visit to Halong Bay: “What can I do once I’m back to Hanoi?” Most of them arrive to the hotel after lunch, take a quick shower and relax, trying to find what to do during that afternoon/evening. Some of…
Halong Bay Attractions
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Top 10 Magnificent Halong Bay Attractions

Famous throughout the world for its staggering scenery and rich culture, visitors can experience this by visiting any number of the top Halong Bay attractions. The Halong Bay region is home to nearly 2,000 islands, 59 discovered caves and grottoes, and hundreds of beaches- many of which remain vastly undisturbed by modern tourism. Nature lovers…
cheaper alternatives
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Cheaper and Quieter Alternatives to Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoi An & Nha Trang

As Vietnam’s tourism numbers continue to rise year on year, the usual hotspots for foreign visitors are becoming more and more crowded and forcing prices skywards. Many visitors are now looking for a cheaper, less touristy alternative that still promises not to sacrifice any of the culture or natural beauty. Last year, the country’s count…
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Halong Bay Weather in March

The Halong Bay weather in March marks the end of the winter season; temperatures begin to rise slightly as do the humidity and rainfall levels. March is considered by many to be the best month to view Halong Bay thanks to the warm average temperatures and long hours of sunshine. This article will give you…
Hidden Gems: Vietnam's Underrated Places to Visit
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Hidden Gems: Vietnam’s Most Underrated Places to Visit

Vietnam’s tourism numbers are through the roof, and while most seek to tick off the country’s main attractions from their travel bucket list, many are beginning to search for lesser-known places to hang their hat. The city-hubs like Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi have relatively long histories of attracting foreign tourists, as does the likes…
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Top 3 Most Beautiful Halong Bay Beaches

Some are vast, sandy expanses; others tiny and tucked away- Halong Bay’s beaches are, without doubt, among the area’s top highlights. Halong Bay’s landscape is famed throughout the world; the teetering limestones karsts rising from the water, the thick jungle cascading over the islands, the misty morning sunrises viewed from the top deck of a…
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Let’s Enjoy Halong Bay Weather in February

Many tourists choose to visit Halong Bay in February to take advantage of the cooler temperatures and winter sunshine. This article will give you a detailed look at what you can expect from the Halong Bay weather in February, with information on temperature, sunlight, humidity, and rainfall. You’ll also learn the pros and cons of…
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Halong Bay Weather in January

The Halong Bay weather in January brings with it cooler air temperatures, virtually no rainfall, and warm water temperatures that are perfect for swimming or kayaking. Let’s now got into a little more detail about what you can expect from the Halong Bay weather in January in terms of sunlight, temperature, humidity, and rainfall. We’ll…
transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay
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Transportation from Hanoi to Halong Bay

It wasn’t long ago that traveling from Hanoi to Halong Bay was a real ordeal. Nowadays, it is easier to access than ever before, and there are a ton of transport options to suit the needs and budgets of every traveler. If you have been wondering how to get from to Halong Bay from Vietnam…
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Halong Bay Weather in December

The Halong Bay weather in December is typical of winter weather in Southeast Asia; visitors can expect dry, sunny, and moderately warm days. December is one of the most popular months to visit because the Halong Bay weather is perfect for outdoor activities. Let’s have a look in more detail at what we can expect…
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Halong Bay Weather in November

Halong Bay weather in November represents the start of the winter season, and is characterised by a slight decrease in temperatures and a dramatic decrease in rainfall. The Halong Bay weather in November makes for a perfect time to visit and explore the area, thanks to the temperate air and lack of rain. Let’s now…
halong bay weather in october
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Halong Bay Weather in October – Pros and Cons for Traveling

The Halong Bay weather in October retains the warmth of the summer months, but is far less prone to heavy rains. Let’s look in greater detail at the specifics of the Halong Bay weather in October. We’ll show you what you can expect, the pros and cons of traveling at this time, and top tips…
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Halong Bay Weather: What to Expect Throughout the Year

Halong Bay weather is very typical of a tropical climate, with 2 main seasons dominating throughout the year. From April to September the weather tends to be hot and humid with sporadic summer storms, and from October through until March it is mainly dry and cool. To give you a more detailed insight into the…
halong bay tourist concerns
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The Truth Behind Your Top Halong Bay Travel Concerns

So, you’re considering a Halong Bay visit but you’re hesitant because you’ve heard something on the grapevine that’s putting you off. In this article, we are going to look at the top Halong Bay travel concerns and debunk them based on personal experience, deep research, and testimonials from other travelers. Let’s look at the top…
lone boat sits in the water next to isolated island in halong bay
  • Cruise Booking Advice ·

The Best Halong Bay Cruises to Off-the-Beaten-Track Areas

As more and more people flock to visit the famous World Heritage site, visitors are craving a more intimate experience. If you’re one of these travelers seeking a Halong Bay cruise “off the beaten track”, then this article is for you. Which are the best Halong Bay cruises off the beaten track? Below you’ll find…
More Than Just a Cruise: Top Halong Bay Activities
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More than just a Cruise: Top 8 Halong Bay Cruise Activities

The growing demand from tourists who visit Halong Bay has spurred cruise companies to develop more unusual and unique activities in order to remain competitive and satisfy guests’ longing for adventure. Halong Bay has experienced an explosion of tourism interest in the past few years, so naturally, the number of tour operators has been multiplying…
  • Destinations ·

Changing Times for the Vung Vieng Fishing Village

Of the four floating villages that lie in Halong Bay, Vung Vieng fishing village is the one earning a reputation as the most authentic, community minded, and ecologically aware of all. As Halong Bay experiences a momentous tourism spike, it is the small communities like Vung Vieng fishing village that one would assume are most…
colourful view of halong bay peaking outside of a cave
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Why You Should Visit Thien Canh Son Cave in Bai Tu Long Bay

Located in the quieter region of Bai Tu Long Bay, Thien Canh Son Cave is just one among the 59 discovered caves in the Halong Bay area. Contributing to what experts consider to be Vietnam’s most valuable natural asset, Halong Bay’s grottoes and caves make up a unique ecosystem; yet Thien Canh Son Cave is…
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Tuan Chau Island is Halong Bay’s Beach Break Alternative

Measuring an area of just 2.2 square kilometers, Tuan Chau Island is newly developed touristic zone just outside of Halong City, known for its recreational offerings and beachside resorts. Location Sitting in the northwest of Halong Bay, Tuan Chau Island is located 8 kilometers south west of Halong City. Connected both by river and road,…
Ban Chan Beach
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Ban Chan Beach: The Unknown Utopia of Bai Tu Long Bay

Finding solitude on a pristine beach, hidden away amongst the towering karst landscape of Halong Bay is still very much a reality- as long as you know where to look. Ban Chan Beach is an unexplored patch of paradise concealed from the masses, and as of now still widely unknown. The Growing Popularity of Halong…
Top 5 Halong Bay Caves Worth Visiting
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Top 5 Halong Bay Caves Worth Visiting

Home to 59 ‘discovered’ grottoes, the caves in Halong Bay are fascinating, significant, and laden with culture. The twice recognised UNESCO World Heritage Site is an ethereal landscape not to be found anywhere else in the world; among the features that make it so are the numerous caves and grottoes scattered throughout the bay. You may have seen…
How to Find the Best Halong Bay Family Cruises
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How to Find the Best Halong Bay Family Cruises

Halong Bay, the internationally renowned World Heritage Site, is certainly a trip not to be missed by you and your family during your time in Vietnam. Thanks to the extensive Halong Bay family cruise options available, you can be sure to find something to suit the specific needs and desires of each of your family…
kittisak-srichan-and-his-staffs-on-orchid-cruise-halong
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Halong Bay, Vietnam – My Beloved Second Home!

Kittisak Srichan, the Manager of a 5-star Orchid Luxury Cruise in Halong, told us in an interview that Halong Bay Vietnam is his second home and he loves the place more than anything. He was born and raised in Nakhon Sawan province which is 240 kilometers away from the capital Bangkok. In an exciting and…
Enjoying Tet Holiday in Vietnam is Awesome!
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Top Travel Tips for Tet Holiday in Vietnam

Tet plays an important role in Vietnamese culture because it’s the time for family reunion, new chances, and hope- as well as forgetting troubles about the year gone by. It usually occurs in late January to mid-February; this year Tet holiday is coming a bit sooner because the first day of the lunar year is…
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Vietnam is Safe to Travel!

Many tourists have asked the question:”Is it safe to travel to Vietnam now?”. The answer has been always YES. “The Travel Risk Map for 2017” report has been published by medical and security experts from international SOS and control risks. Through the report, it is said that Vietnam is safe to travel. It’s deeply researched…
Halong Beer - Let’s taste Halong Bay Spirit
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Halong Beer: Let’s taste Halong Bay Spirit!

Who says Germans are the only fans of beer? Pack your stuff and head to Vietnam to see how the local people get crazy over a glass of beer. Brew is so common that you can find it everywhere you go. From local groceries to fancy restaurants, vendors to five-star hotels, and from the urban…
Top 5 Places to Celebrate Your Anniversary
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Top 5 Places to Celebrate Anniversary with your Significant Other

What is the best way to celebrate marriage? With a trip, of course! If you are looking and you want to do something special for your beloved, Southeast Asia is one of the best choices. Here they have delicious food with a variety of tasty flavors, diverse cultures and exciting festivals with many special ways…
Kayaking halong Bay
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Why all Adventure Travelers Should try Kayaking in Halong Bay

The World Heritage site is well known as a luxurious holiday destination, and for its relaxing cruises- but fewer know of its appeal for adventure travel. Taking to the waters in a kayak is a way of putting yourself right in the action and totally immersing yourself in your surroundings. Not only that, but you’ll…
Best Bays to Cruise in 2017
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Top 5 of the Best Cruise Destinations in 2017-2018

Cruises hold a special place in the minds of holiday makers and travel lusters; it represents something more than just your average holiday – it’s adventure, it’s status, it’s class. The jet-setting, globe-travelling community has plenty to say about which of the watery corners of the world should top the list for best cruise destinations-…
Funny Formation of Halong Bay Islets
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5 Fables Borne from the Halong Bay Landscape and Islets

Some weird and outlandish, others full of melancholy and drama; there is much to learn from the stories that sit behind the world famous Halong Bay landscape. “Come with me and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination Take a look and you’ll see into your imagination We’ll begin with a spin, traveling in…
Christmas on Signature Cruise Halong
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Dazzling Christmas on Signature Cruise Halong

Christmas is coming! As one of the loveliest seasons approaches, everyone seems cheerful and jolly, and so does Signature Cruise Halong! A festive cruise brings a magical, wonderful atmosphere on board. It’s not hard to get into the Christmas spirit. It’s meant to be easy because it’s so fun, and the cruises in Halong are…
Whole new experience with Halong Bay seaplane tours
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Whole new experience with seaplane in Halong Bay

It may very well have won itself a place on the list of “7 Natural Wonders of the World”, but viewing the Halong Bay landscape from above puts things into a whole new perspective. Since 2014, you can now travel to and tour around by seaplane in Halong Bay, and every since these tours first…
Cruises for baby boomers
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Halong Bay cruises for baby boomers

A huge number of older Americans travel day by day. While some travel brands are choosing to focus on appealing to millennial travelers who are risk-taking, adventure-seeking, passionate and spontaneous world travelers, the others now tend to switch for more “big-fish” type of customers, like baby boomers. Especially since baby boomers are making travel a…
Orchid Cruise Halong Sundeck
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Top rated Halong Bay Cruise Recommendations

If you’re considering a trip to Halong Bay but you need some advice on which cruise is for you: you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got a number of Halong Bay cruise recommendations here to suit every kind of traveler, and virtually every budget. Top class cruises If top-of-the-line is what you’re looking for,…
Vegetarian Options in Halong Bay Cruise
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I’m a Vegetarian on Halong Bay cruise: What are My Options?

Being a veggie can be tough, especially when it comes to eating out in foreign places. But here’s the thing: Halong Bay shouldn’t be skipped by any traveler in Vietnam, especially because of something like food concerns. So, what are your options as a vegan or vegetarian on a Halong Bay cruise? Never fear, the…
Magnificent Halong Bay in Hollywood movies
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Magnificent Halong Bay in Hollywood movies

As one of the first landscapes in Vietnam recognized as a world natural heritage site, Halong Bay is the most famous tourist site in all of Vietnam. With the expansion of luxury cruise tour, many people have been able to come and witnessed the magnificence of Halong Bay. In recent years, well-known producers in Hollywood…
Top 4 unique Halong Bay souvenirs
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Top 4 unique Halong Bay souvenirs

Many friends of mine, when they travel to Halong Bay or even they are planning a trip to explore Halong Bay, all come up with the same question:  “What should we buy as gifts for our friends and family?”. Souvenirs are tough to buy. As well, so much of the stuff that grabs the eye…
Interesting facts about Halong Bay cruise
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Interesting facts about Halong Bay cruise

After giving you all cool facts about Halong Bay, I believe that I need to step the game up. Therefore, I am giving you a list of Interesting facts about Halong Bay CRUISE. Yes, these facts, ONLY about Halong Bay CRUISE, are not new, quite old in fact, but have never been synthesized before. So,…
Cock islet - a symbol of Halong Bay
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What to Expect from Your Halong Bay Travel Experience

As Vietnam’s overall tourism numbers continue to shoot upwards, Halong Bay travel is exploding in popularity as more and more people come to spend some time in the exquisite landscape. Formed through eons of erosive force, Halong Bay’s beauty- the renowned UNESCO World Heritage site- has won a coveted place among six other Natural Wonders…
Cua Van floating village Halong Bay
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What’s the Story Behind Halong Bay’s Floating Villages?

Halong Bay’s scenic beauty has become renowned throughout the world, causing thousands, near millions of tourists to visit the bay every single year. But they were not the first ones. Dating back thousands of years, Halong Bay has been populated by small local communities living on floating villages tucked away in between the karst, sunken…
Bai Tu Long Bay
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Complete Guide to Visiting Beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay

In the north east of Vietnam the staggering beauty of Halong Bay has, of course, been capturing the imagination of travellers for years. This has become, in some ways, a victim of its own success. So many tour boats now ply their trade here that finding a little solace away from the chattering masses is…
Breathtaking view from Titov Island
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Why Titop Island is so popular to Halong Bay travellers

Titop Island sits at the heart of Halong Bay, just 8 kilometres to the southeast of Bai Chay Harbour. Although it is relatively small, it’s regarded as one of the most picturesque islands in the bay and is a crowd favourite among Halong tourists. Titop Island offers breathtaking landscapes, which can be viewed from a…
Thien Cung Cave: A Nature's Gift
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Thien Cung Cave: Nature’s Gift in Halong Bay

There are many beautiful caves to explore throughout Halong Bay, but perhaps the most interesting and legend-filled of all is the unique winding pathway through the “Heavenly Palace,” Thien Cung Cave. Located just 4km from the harbor, north of Dau Go Island, Thien Cung cave offers a special insight into the magical story-telling past of…
Halong Bay Heritage Marathon
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Halong Bay Heritage Marathon

To continue the previous success of the 2015 event, Halong Bay Heritage Marathon will officially return on 26th November 2016 with a wide range of distance options: a 42km Full Marathon, 21km Half Marathon, 10km and 2km Fun Run. This year’s running course has been designed to cross over Bai Chay Bridge, the longest single-span…
5 tips to save money on Halong Bay cruises
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5 Insider Tips to Save Money on Your Halong Bay Cruise

Visiting Halong Bay may be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but it doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are our top 5 tips to help you save money on your Halong Bay cruise: 1) Early booking Early booking is the easiest way to save money on a Halong Bay cruise. The earlier you book your cruise,…
Halong Bay cruise with children: what to consider?
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7 Things to Know About a Halong Bay Cruise with Kids

It is not easy to plan a trip on a Halong Bay cruise with children. When it comes to traveling with young kids, so many questions pop up that you might just want to give up and just stay home to avoid the hell of travel planning and researching. This blog post will provide you…
Unveiling the mysterious Legends of Halong Bay
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Unveiling the mysterious Legends of Halong Bay

Folklore and legends are an integral part of Vietnamese culture as it is in many countries around the world. For history buffs or curious visitors in general, folklore passed down from generation to generation gives us a glimpse into an ancient world that once was and how it has shaped the world up to today.…
How to choose a suitable Halong cruise room
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How to Choose the Best Halong Bay Cruise Cabin

Cruising through Halong Bay is undoubtedly the best way to experience the UNESCO World Heritage site. Once you’ve done your homework on booking online vs. on arrival, and you’re confident you know how to avoid the Halong cruise scams, the next step is going to be choosing your Halong Bay cruise cabin. This step is…
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5 Amazing Ways to View Halong Bay from Above

Wondering what is the greatest Halong Bay viewpoint? If so, check this out! Halong Bay is famous for its terrific beauty, with thousands of limestone karst caves and structures. Hundreds or even thousands of tourists visit this charming place every day. There are many ways to explore Halong Bay like cruising on boats, junks or…
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Why You Should Book Orchid Cruise Halong

Halong Hub is proud to exclusively announce that Orchid Cruise Halong, the first 5-star cruise in Halong Bay to develop an itinerary sailing through Lan Ha Bay, will launch its operation on November 5th, 2016. It is now possible to book Orchid Cruise Halong tour on HalongHub.com. HalongHub.com guarantees the best deals online and offers…
Should you book a Halong Bay day cruise or an overnight one?
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Should You Book A Halong Bay 1 Day Tour?

You want to make the most out of your trip to Halong Bay with the time you have, we understand. If you’re tight for time, a Halong Bay 1 day tour can be a great way to squeeze in some action amongst the incredible landscape of this World Heritage site. So, how can you tell…
Bai Tho mountain - discover halong on the top
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Bai Tho Mountain: Discover Halong from on Top

When referring to Halong, people often think of Halong Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage site with thousands of islands, white sandy beaches, and delicious seafood. However, few people know that Halong also has a fascinating landscape beyond the bay. This is an ideal place for those who prefer a little adventure, a little challenge,…
Halong Bay Facts: Top 10 Intriguing Things!
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Halong Bay Facts: Top 10 Intriguing Things!

There are many Halong Bay facts that you might have never heard of. These interesting things can help you understand more deeply about the culture as well as the history of Halong Bay and its local people. Moreover, these are not just short, general facts, but cool and specific ones.   Fact No.1: Etymology The name…
Top 8 coolest World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia
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Top 8 coolest World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is an amazing destination for traveling and exploring beautiful sights. Towering mountain ranges, impossibly green paddy fields, jungles, beaches, caves… the list goes on. If you have a chance, make sure you pay a visit to a few UNESCO World Heritage sites in Southeast Asia. Here are the top 8 world heritage sites…
Avoiding Halong booking cruise scam
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How to Avoid a Halong Cruise Scams when booking tours

Your Vietnamese adventure is in full-swing, and now it’s come time to book a Halong Bay cruise; sadly, this is a process that often goes wrong when customers are faced with Halong cruise scams and ‘cowboy’ tour agencies. To become more aware of these dastardly scam tactics, this guide will help you to avoid all…
dirty Halong Bay
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Dirty Halong Bay with garbage and pollution: NO MORE!

Wandering around many big travel forums like Tripadvisor, I realize that even though there are many good reviews, people’s perceptions of dirty Halong Bay being filled with garbage and pollution is still a big critique. Environmental problems are a huge aspect that causes foreigners to hesitate visiting Vietnam in general and booking a cruise to…
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Halong Bay wedding cruise? Why not?

Have you ever asked if your future life partner wants a fairy tale wedding or a romantic honeymoon vacation? A romantic place where the scenic beauty speaks for itself? One’s wedding day is one of the most significant turning points in the life of every human being, so we should take the utmost care when…
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5 reasons to travel solo to Halong Bay

To travel solo is a huge trend among youths and seems to be constantly increasing. When you travel solo, it not only allows you to have more freedom, but it also gives you the opportunity to discover places as well as connect with other people. So, why not travel solo to Halong Bay? According to…
March to May: Best time visit Halong Bay
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Best time to visit Halong Bay: from March till May

Halong Bay, Vietnam is an absolutely wonderful place to spend your vacation at any time of the year. But: You’re bound to have very different experiences depending on which time of the year you choose to visit. Bustling and busy during the high season versus quiet and empty during the low; hot and wet during…
What to pack for Halong Bay cruise
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Top 8 Ultimate Things to Pack for Your Halong Bay Cruise

After you’ve succeeded in solving the issue of when to book a Halong Bay cruise, it is time for the next question: what to pack for a Halong Bay cruise trip? Even though it is not the most serious issue, good packing will totally increase the enjoyment of your experience in Halong. This blog will…
Top 5 delicious food in Halong Bay you must try
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Top 5 Delicious Food in Halong Bay You Must Try

Whenever visiting any tourism destination in any country in the world, most travelers spend a considerable amount of time exploring and enjoying the wild wonders of cuisines there. Travellers to Halong Bay are no exception, and for good reason. There is so much incredible gastronomy at this charming Bay, for foodies and newcomers alike. Favoured…
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