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TRAVEL TIPS Ha Long Bay Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Which season is the best in Ha Long?

The best time of year to visit Halong Bay is during the spring or fall, especially from March to May with the chance of sunshine

Nowadays, Ha Long has had boat service for everyone who comes to Ha Long has the chance to contemplate Ha Long on boat and it will be an interesting experience.

According to Mr. Royer Philippe (manager of Victory Cruise system), you need to make a careful plan if you want to visit Ha Long Bay. With a lot of tourists, they regret that the time in Ha Long was so short so it is advisable for you to go in 3 days 2 nights. If you go in group, you should hire a boat and there are a lot of activities await you such as: team building games, kayaking, cooking competition, visiting floating villages and caves… And if you want to have a memorable night, enjoy a meal in a cave or on a ferry.

“You should visit Ha Long in April, May or September”, said Royer Philippe.

How is the weather in Ha Long?

Foreigners often go to Vietnam in winter, from December to April when the temperature is 10-20 Celsius because they are on vacation at this time. However, the best time to visit Ha Long Bay is in April, May or September, October with cool climate and tourists can swim, see sunrise and sunset.

Ha Long Bay
Ha Long Bay

According to Mr. Royer Philippe, weather is the most important factor when visiting Ha Long, not only for a satisfied trip but also convenient for being offshore.

To manage the sail of boats, there is a harbor at Bai Chay. Every day, based on weather condition, the harbor office will decide whether boats available or not. Usually, visiting boats and overnight boats are allowed to go offshore at 6.30 am. With overnight boats, the owners must apply for the anchoring points. The most 3 popular anchoring points are Titop island – Luon Cave, Lat Cave and Trong cave – Dong Tien Lake. In case of boats not being allowed to go offshore overnight, you can stay on land and wait for the next day to spend the night on boat. The travel agency will make a suitable plan for you.

Ha Long Signature Cruise
Ha Long Signature Cruise

However, you should watch weather forecast program to avoid unexpected weather problems. Nowadays, Ha Long Bay has more than 500 available boats for tourists to visit.

Depending on your budget and time limit, you can choose a suitable tour. If you go in a day, you can book 4, 6 or 8 hours tour. Most of the boats depart from Bai Chay harbor and it takes about 45 minutes to go from Bai Chay to destinations like Thien Cung cave, Dau Go cave, Titop island…

With the best services and staff on boat, I’m sure that you will have the best trip to Ha Long ever!



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