Halong Bay (Ha Long Bay)

Everything you Need to Know about Halong Bay

Halong Bay is a beautiful natural wonder in northern Vietnam near the Chinese border. The Bay is dotted with 1,600 limestone islands and islets and covers an area of over 1,500 sqkm. This extraordinary area was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. For many tourists, this place is like something right out of a movie. The fact is that Halong Bay features a wide range of biodiversity, while the surrealistic scenery has indeed featured in endless movies.

The best way to get to Halong City is by car, minibus or bus from Hanoi which is only 170km away. If budget is not a problem, an hour-long helicopter transfer is also available. 

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Halong Bay Travel Guide

  • Ha Long Bay Boat Cruise

    Ha Long Bay is an impressive geographical formation in northern Vietnam, featuring over 1,900 islets that are filled Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Attractions

    This unique UNESCO World Heritage Site is a popular place for tourists but it is good to know that large parts of Ha Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Restaurants

    Halong Bay is rich in seafood and offers tons of fish, shrimps and oysters. The catch served in most restaurants usually Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Nightlife

    It can be romantic to just enjoy the evening by spending time at any of the waterfront venues. The choice of nightlife Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Shopping

    Though there are limited options for shopping in Halong Bay, what is actually available can be very interesting. Try the Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Activities

    Halong Bay is a paradise for photographers as each of its rock formations is unique to itself. Tour companies always Read More»

Where to Stay in Halong Bay

  • All Hotels in Ha Long Bay

    Recent years have seen many new hotels opening along the coast and on some islands, particularly Cat Ba Island, the Read More»

  • Accommodation Cruises in Halong

    Accommodation Cruises in Ha Long Bay

    Explore Ha Long Bay’s numerous limestone islands and grottoes by spending a night or two with our accommodation cruises Read More»

  • See the Hotels People Like Best in Ha Long Bay

    How to find the right hotel for you in Ha Long Bay is now easy: See which hotels have the highest satisfaction rating Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Daytrips & Excursions

    Ha Long Bay daytrips and excursions let you cruise along through the incredible scenery of the bay, visit grottoes, and Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Multi-day & Extended Tours

    Ha Long Bay multiday and extended tours are ideal options for when you have ample time to experience the bay’s numerous Read More»

  • Ha Long Bay Seaplane Tours

    Our guide of Ha Long Bay seaplane tours lets you discover the spectacular seascape and secluded corners of this Read More»

Recommended Activities

Ha Long Bay Full-Day Cruise

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