Halong Bay FAQ

  • 01. Will it be cold in Halong Bay?

    It can be quite cool from November to March in Halong Bay, there are some days during December and January can be very cold (about 10 DC) but this does not last very long. If you are planning... see more

  • 02. What kind of food on boat in Halong Bay?

    Most of the meals offered with seafood as Halong Bay specialty is seafood; there is lots of sea dishes combined with traditional Vietnamese food, I’m sure you will like the food on boat, if... see more

  • 03. What if the weather turns very bad?

    We often see the weather forecast, if the weather turns bad, we have to call our clients to inform the situation whether it’s safe to go. Same with Halong Bay, we work closely with our... see more

  • 04. Do you have life jackets on boat?

    Yes, that is one requirement for any boat/junk in Halong Bay.Tip: If you do not see this when boarding the junk, please ask for the instruction from the crew member or our captain. see more

  • 05. Is one day trip to Halong Bay worth to visit?

    Halong Bay is so beautiful that one could not miss; though 3 hours drive each way is a bit long for somebody. You will get about 4 hours on our cruise, which is just enough for you to get an... see more

  • 06. How many caves in Halong will we visit?

    We will embark on the boat for a cruise amongst the islands and islets of this stunning Halong bay. We will visit ONE cave on our 1 or 2 day trip, however, if you wish to visit more than one... see more

  • 07. What kind of boat do you use?

    There are many types of boats/junks in Halong Bay, we often use the small Chinese wooden junks for your private tours that combine classic beauty with modern comfort. These junks for overnight... see more

  • 08. Can we sleep outside on the top deck of the boat?

    Yes, it is very nice to sleep outside there on the top-deck but please check this with our tour guide or the junk’s captain if the weather is fine to sleep outside. To note that we have... see more

  • 09. Where does the boat anchor at night time?

    Afternoon cruise to see the hidden wonders of Halong Bay, Our captain will find a suitable place (within the allowance areas) to anchor for the night, this place is normally inside the very calm... see more

  • 10. Do we have to bring passport for sleeping aboard?

    Yes you do have to bring it with you on boat and please provide us your full names, gender, passport number, visa expire date before your departure to Halong Bay.Tip: Each boat/junk has it own... see more

  • 11. What do we have to bring with us to the boat?

    PassportSun cream, insect repellentSmall changes for buying drinks on boatSwim-suit and changesYour own towels (though we have towels available)Good camera with lots of films or memory spaceA sense... see more

  • 12. When is the best time to visit Halong?

    Summer is a good time to cruise on Halong Bay but the best time of year is during the spring or fall. Because the bay is situated in the northern part of the country, it can get colder in the... see more

  • 13. How far is that from Hanoi to Halong Bay?

    HaLong Bay is located 170 km away from Hanoi, this would take you about 3 – 3.5 hours on bus transfer to Halong city, bus trip normally leaves Hanoi by 8.30 am. We will be hitting the road... see more

  • 14. Can we travel from Hai Phong to Halong?

    Yes, you can! If you are already there in Hai Phong, you can call us to have a car and guide pick you up from there and drive to , which should be less than 1,5 hours. Or you can plan a trip with... see more