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Discover the beauty of Ha Long Bay - a natural wonder of Vietnam

Content 22/02/2024 45

If you are a die-hard fan of the movie Kong - Skull Island, you certainly cannot forget the image of Ha Long Bay featured prominently on the poster background, along with the beautiful scenes when viewed from above. And to have a complete trip, don't forget to refer to the experience of visiting Ha Long Bay and HoaBinh Tourist's full set of tips below.

Ha Long Bay is always an attractive destination attracting tourists from all overHa Long Bay is always an attractive destination, attracting tourists from all over

Overview of Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh

1. When should you travel to Ha Long Bay?

The most ideal time to travel to Quang Ninh and visit Ha Long Bay is in the summer, from May to the end of August. The weather at this time is sunny, with a clear blue sky and especially little rain, making it suitable for swimming, participating in boating experiences, viewing the bay,...

In addition, on the occasion of April 30–May 1, the atmosphere in Ha Long Bay is also more bustling thanks to the annual Carnival festival and countless vibrant street activities.

2. How to get to Ha Long Bay

Departing from Hanoi

Ha Long Bay is less than 150km from the center of Hanoi and about 2 hours away, so this is considered an ideal destination for a "summer cooling off" trip for Northern tourists.

Originating from Ho Chi Minh City

If departing from Ho Chi Minh City, you can fly directly to Quang Ninh to save time. With just 2 hours and 30 minutes of flying, then taking an additional bus from Van Don Airport to the city center, a distance of more than 60km, you can touch the blue water and see this famous wonder already.

Visitors can travel to Ha Long by boat, plane or personal vehicleVisitors can travel to Ha Long by boat, plane or personal vehicle

Where should I stay when traveling to Ha Long Bay?

As a destination that attracts millions of visitors each year, Quang Ninh Hotel has a variety of accommodation types, from friendly homestays to 5-star resorts, to satisfy every need.

1. High-class hotel

If you are a resort fanatic, choose private hotels and resorts with 5-star amenities to create a wonderful trip. Some reputable names on MoMo's hotel booking service include:

Wyndham Legend Halong

  • Address: 12 Ha Long, Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 1,709,978 VND/room/night

Muong Thanh Luxury Quang Ninh Hotel

  • Address: Ha Long, Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 1,618,200 VND/room/night

Premier Village Ha Long Bay Resort

  • Address: 09 Ha Long, Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 5,300,000 VND/unit/night.

Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long

  • Address: Reu Island, Do Si Hoa, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 3,300,000 VND/room/night.

Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long is lavishly lavish in the middle of Ha Long BayVinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long is lavishly located in the middle of Ha Long Bay

2. Cruise on Ha Long Bay

A beautiful night on a luxury yacht and watching the sea is an extremely worthwhile experience when traveling to Ha Long Bay. There are more than 400 ships and yachts serving tourists, with price segments ranging from affordable to high-end.

Stellar Cruise

  • Address: Tuan Chau Port.
  • Reference price: From 8,600,000 VND/cabin.

Paradise Elegance Cruise

  • Address: Tuan Chau Port.
  • Reference price: From 5,600,000 VND/cabin.

Paradise Elegance Cruise - luxury yacht rental location for tourists coming to Ha LongParadise Elegance Cruise - luxury yacht rental location for tourists coming to Ha Long

3. Cheap hotels and homestays

If you are someone who loves experience and is passionate about port cuisine, cheap hotels, homestays, or apartments for rent in the central area will help you optimize costs and comfortably explore. Here are some suggestions from HoaBinh Tourist:

Elex Hotel Ha Long

  • Address: 28A Anh Dao, Bai Chay ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: Only from 560,700 VND/room/night

Huong Giang Hotel

  • Address: 128 Hau Can, Bai Chay ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: Only from 450,000 VND/room/night

Anh Dao Guest House

  • Address: 22 Anh Dao, Bai Chay ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: Only from 567,000 VND/room/night

List of extremely hot check-in locations in Ha Long Bay

1. Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau is an island ward connected to the mainland by a beautiful, straight, 2 km-long concrete road. This place is famous for its long sandy beaches, clear blue sea, and Tuan Chau international ship port, the starting point for sightseeing cruises taking visitors around the entire bay. In addition to the blue sea, white sand, and diverse tourist amenities, the island also makes a strong impression on the Tuan Chau tourist area, which has unique dolphin and seal circus shows.

Tuan Chau Island possesses famous beaches and long stretches of sandTuan Chau Island possesses famous beaches and long stretches of sand

2. Trong Mai Island

Trong Mai Island is a magnificent pair of rocks, standing tall in the middle of the sea like a special gift from nature dedicated to the land of Ha Long. This is a must-see check-in destination for tourists, with a special cliff shape that resembles two chickens spreading their wings to fight each other on the sea surface.

Trong Mai Island - a famous check-in destination loved by many touristsTrong Mai Island - a famous check-in destination loved by many tourists

3. Reu Island

Nestled on the romantic Chay beach, Reu Island is like a miniature kingdom in a fairy tale. Coming here, you will experience the luxurious services of international standards when choosing to stay at Vinpearl Resort & Spa Ha Long.

4. Gai Island

If Bai Chay is famous as the hottest entertainment destination in Ha Long, then Gai Island will be the destination for a gentle, hassle-free vacation. In addition, the 900-meter-long artificial beach surrounding the urban area is also an extremely interesting destination for tourists and a familiar entertainment place for indigenous people.

Hon Gai is always bustling, welcoming a large number of tourists every yearHon Gai is always bustling, welcoming a large number of tourists every year

5. Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba Island is located in the south of Ha Long Bay, in Cat Hai district, Hai Phong city. This place is also known as the "Pearl Island" of the North because of its blue scenery, beautiful paradise-like beaches, and the Flamingo resort, which has always been hot since the first days of its launch. To combine excursions in your trip to Ha Long, you can book a boat from Tuan Chau port to travel to Cat Ba island.

Cat Ba Island - one of the destinations that owns many beautiful beachesCat Ba Island - one of the destinations that has many beautiful beaches

6. Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave is one of the destinations not to be missed during a trip to Ha Long Bay. Located on Bo Hon Island, Sung Sot Cave will bring a magical scene that will overwhelm you with its multi-shaped stalactites, worthy of the title of natural masterpiece.

Coming to Ha Long Bay, visitors should not miss Sung Sot CaveComing to Ha Long Bay, visitors should not miss Sung Sot Cave

7. Luon Cave

One of the best things about Ha Long Bay that cannot be ignored is Luon Cave. Unlike other caves, to visit this destination, you can only take a boat because the cave has a submerged floor and opens to the sea.

Luon Cave - one of those experiences that 1-0-2 tourists should not missLuon Cave - one of those experiences that 1-0-2 tourists should not miss

8. Ti Top Island

If you are a beach lover, you certainly won't be able to stand still when you set foot on Ti Top Island because of the beautiful wild scenery. The picturesque Vang Trang beach will definitely make you want to immerse yourself here all day.

Ti Top Island - the forgotten pearl of Ha Long BayTi Top Island - the forgotten pearl of Ha Long Bay

9. Quang Ninh Museum

Quang Ninh Museum is the pride of the mining people and where the secrets of Dragon Land are portrayed most honestly and in detail. Lost in this maze, you will be overwhelmed by the magnificence and thousands of extremely cool virtual photos.

Quang Ninh Museum - famous check-in point of Ha LongQuang Ninh Museum - famous check-in point of Ha Long

Explore Ha Long Bay cuisine

1. Squid patties

When it comes to squid patties, people will immediately think of Ha Long because the patties here are famous for their sweetness and are completely hand-pounded, creating a very special crunchy texture.

Squid patties are made from fresh cuttlefish, just caught, and still have bright colors on the body. After being prepared, the squid will be pounded by hand to a certain toughness, added with a little pepper and onion, then shaped into bite-sized pieces and deep-fried.

Squid patties - Famous specialty of Ha LongSquid patties - Famous specialty of Ha Long

Squid patties are best eaten with white sticky rice, dipped in a little chili sauce, or a bowl of spicy chili dipping sauce. Some places to eat delicious squid rolls in Ha Long are:

Ong Ba Seafood

  • Address: Sunworld Ha Long Park Walking Street, Lot C122, Ha Long Road, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 350,000 VND/kg.

Fishing Village squid patties

  • Address: Next to Ha Long Market 1, Bach Dang Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: From 350,000 VND/kg.

2. Ha Long pearl yogurt

If you are a crazy fan of the Ha Long Pearl Yogurt system with more than 250 establishments nationwide, then on a trip to the "original homeland" of this dish, how can you miss the opportunity to taste the authentic home-made flavor? The combination of cool yogurt and pearls warmed in fatty coconut milk will make you fall in love, eliminating the hot seaside sun. Some delicious yogurt shop addresses that HoaBinh Tourist has tried are:

Co Phuong yogurt

  • Address: Bach Dang Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Reference price: only from 20,000 VND per cup.

Ba Ha Restaurant

  • Address: Long Tien Pagoda Alley, Bach Dang Ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh Province.
  • Reference price: only from 5,000 VND per cup.

Ha Long pearl yogurt - every tourist's favorite drinkHa Long pearl yogurt - every tourist's favorite drink

3. Seafood

Coming to Ha Long, you can choose for yourself the firm and fresh shrimp and crabs or "make immediately" a bowl of greasy porridge. Choose a seafood restaurant below and leisurely sit, admire the scenery, and enjoy the delicious taste of the sea.

Phuong Nam Restaurant

  • Address: Do Si Hoa, Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Seafood prices fluctuate over time.

Thuy Chung snail supermarket

  • Address: 299 Ha Long, Bai Chay, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh.
  • Seafood prices fluctuate over time.

Coming to Ha Long Bay, don't forget to enjoy the rich flavor of seafood dishes

Note that when traveling to Ha Long Bay on your own

  • Book hotel rooms early to avoid running out of rooms, especially during peak season.
  • Apply enough sunscreen because the hot sun of the North will really "burn" your delicate skin if you are subjective.
  • When participating in adventure games such as jet skiing, surfing, parasailing, kayaking, scuba diving, etc., you need to comply with safety requirements and wear a life jacket throughout the journey. Do not go far outside safe areas or places with red forbidden signs.
  • You should ask the price before eating or using any travel services to avoid price gouging.
  • Phone signals on the island are quite weak. Please consider choosing an overnight cruise if you have a job that requires you to use the internet.

Above are all the Ha Long Bay travel experiences that HoaBinh Tourist wants to send to you. Wishing you a trip to explore the paradise island bay with the most amazing experiences! If you have any questions, please contact our hotline at 0939.311.911 - 0913.311.911 for 24/7 support.

 


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