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5 Ways to Travel Halong Bay

by Winnie Wong | March 2, 2017

Halong Bay is a UNESCO Heritage Site, majestic and mysterious, thousands of small islands rise from turquoise waters, dotted with beaches and grottoes created by wind and waves. Besides, there are also beautiful caves to explore.

1. Overnight Cruise

Cruises in Halong Bay is not just your typical cruises tour where you lie on the sunbathing chair on a large sundeck. Our tours in Halong Bay will get you on a cruise vessel, a traditional wooden sailing junk, cruising past beautiful rock formations and limestones peaks. Besides, you will be enjoying the beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay at sunset, sailing through the small floating village of Vung Vieng and enjoy the facilities on board including beloved cooking classes, Tai Chi classes and other workshops on board.

This journey is recognised as a must do experience by many of our customers in the past. It is an amazing journey to enjoy the UNESCO designated natural scenery in Halong Bay while learning some culture about Vietnam in a relaxing way.

However, there are always some of you seeking for alternatives and do not like to follow the flow.

What can you do differently to make you journey suit your own preference?

The answer is……

2. Seaplane Tour

You can get on a flight from the Hanoi to see one of the world greatest landscape from a completely unique angle high up the air! You will see some of the 1,600 islands scattered across the Halong Bay area, Gulf of Tonkin, along with beaches, ponds and towering sea cliffs. This is the aerial photography enthusiast’s favourite way to travel in Halong Bay.

3. 5-star luxurious cruises

While, with those of you who like to spoil yourself in every possible way because you deserve it, you can choose to cruise along the Halong Bay with the 5-star luxurious boutique vessel with only 10 cabins in the style of French- Indochina design.

4. Kayaking

Kayaking in Halong Bay is definitely one of the popular choices in visiting the caves in Halong Bay and you can go to some area where the cruises cannot take you to.

5. Snorkeling and Scuba diving

Halong Bay is a fabulous place for you all “mermaid” divers as it has a very diverse ecosystem including both tropical evergreen bio-system and oceanic and sea shore bio-system. Halong Bay is home to about 120 hectares of coral reeds with more than 100 species within the area.

A selection of tours for inspiration

  • Wat Xieng Thong Luang Prabang Laos
    Cambodia Group Tour Culture

    Grand Indochina

    A 19-day tour visiting the sights and attractions of Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam

    View this package
  • Water lily season Mekong Vietnam
    Vietnam Group Tour Culture

    Classic Vietnam

    A 12-day tour exploring the best of Classic Vietnam.

    View this package
  • Bayon Siem Reap Cambodia
    Vietnam Group Tour Culture

    Essential Vietnam and Cambodia

    Visit the UNESCO sites and vibrant cities of Vietnam and Cambodia

    View this package
  • boats river sunset Hoi An Vietnam
    Vietnam Tailor Made City

    Vietnam Explorer

    Explore Vietnam at your own pace, with transport and accommodation included

    View this package

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