The Best Travel Tips, Advice in Halong Tour

Halong day trips - Ha Long Bay, the most Vietnam attractive touristy spot, is located in the northeast corner of Viet Nam, 165 km from Hanoi. Here, Apro Travel gets much essential information for your trip in Halong

The Best Time to Visit Halong

Halong is a tourist city so you can visit Halong Bay all year round, however, you'd better plan your cruise carefully. Bad weather affects the visibility and can even destroy your trip. The best time to visit Halong Bay starts is from March to June;, avoid crowded public holidays (30 April 30 and 1 May). June to September is the low season so you can get better deals but pay attention to storm forecasts. October and November are high seasons again and it is still sunny. December is cool, cloudy but dry while January and February are cold, foggy and drizzly. 

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Luggage in Halong Tour

In summer, Halong beaches are sunny and hot, this will cause the skin to hurt you so to not sunburn is an indispensable item that is cream sunshine (usually cream SPF of 30 or higher). Sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat can be bragged to avoid the sun damage as well help you limit the inconvenience points.

Specialty in Ha Long

Ha Long tourism in particular and Quang Ninh tourism in general not only the vast sea air but also has many culinary specialties unique, salty taste of the sea.

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Compared to many tourist sites in the North Sea, the Halong seafood has become the brand. Grilled squid, fried sweet and sour spicy snails, squid as food topped the list of a la carte menu while in Halong. In addition to the type of crab and surface appearance, snout, fish, squid ... the strange names, but eye-catching as industrious period, surface appearance, devotees, sea crabs make anyone come here also longed once taste.

Transportation  in Halong Bay Tour

Shuttle Bus

Shuttle Bus is available for departing from Hanoi center only. This kind of vehicle can be understood as “tourist bus”, leaving Hanoi around 08:00 and return at 12:00 from Halong Bay every day. If your hotel is located in Hanoi Old Quarter, you will be picked up from the hotel. Unless, you have to take a taxi to the meeting point.


Hiring a car with a driver if you arrive at Noi Bai Airport and want to travel to Halong city. Several companies offer this service at a little less than USD 100/one way for the private car from Noi Bai to Ha Long.


You can choose service of Halong Express train departs from Gia Lam Railway Station to Ha Long


From Danang, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City, you can fly either to Hanoi or Hai Phong Airport and get a car transfer to Halong Bay. From other Southeast Asia countries, you also need to fly into one of these two airports to get access to Halong Bay.


A quite costly option to reach Halong Bay is Helicopter. Coming to Halong Bay on a helicopter which takes about 1.5 hours and it is only possible from Hanoi. This service is exclusively run by Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company.


Tourists from Hanoi also have a new choice for modern and luxury seaplane for traveling Halong Bay. The seaplane not only saves travel time but also help you comfortably see the beauty from the plane, as well as record amazing memorable moments of Halong Bay from a height of between 150 and 3,000 meters above sea level.