When is the best time to visit Ha Long?
As located in the tropical area, Halong Bay is hot and humid in the summer, dry and cold in the winter with temperature varying between 15ºC to 25ºC approximately.
Halong Bay is possibly visited year-around, with ideal time should be from October to April next year though low visibility in cold winter months from December to February. Summer rainy months, May-to-September, see the hot summer with rising temperature as well as the presence of tropical storms dramatically affecting the cruise trips in this season.
However, considering the climate change, this information is just for your general information and can be different due to weather condition changes.
Halong Bay weather in 12 months:
March April + May: The Temperature: 18-22 °F; Some day have light rain; Clear with blue sky
June + July + Aug: Temperature: 25-30°F with strong Sun; Carefully with Typhoon; Some day have trong rain but quick
Sept + Oct + Nov: Best time to enjoy Halong with cool temperature: 24-27°F
Dec + Jan + Feb: Temperature: 15-18°F; Cold with strong wind; Some day is misty and rainy
How far is that from Hanoi to Halong Bay?
The distance between Halong Bay and Hanoi is 170 km, it would take you about 4 hours on bus transfer to Ha Long city with a short break in the middle way for you to stretch your legs, bus trip normally leaves Hanoi by 7.30 – 08.30 AM.
Along the way, you can capture photos of the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta along with scenic paddy fields, water buffalo as well as local daily life.
What payment methods are accepted?
30% for the deposit amount is firstly required and the balance will be collected upon your arrival by cash or credit card at your hotel.
You can pay us through one of the following ways:
• Credit cards (Visa or Master card): credit card payment is completely secure by us. We will charge it offline ( the bank fees is 1.8%)
• Bank transfer: we will send you our bank detail ( all the bank fees will be paid by you)
• One Pay: we just send you the pay link then you can settle the payment directly via this link but the bank fees for this will be 3.3%
How long in advance should I make the reservation?
Most cruises posted on our site are quickly fully booked, regarding service quality and competitive price offered. It is suggested for you to make the reservation as soon as possible, especially if your travel plan falls on high season months from October to December. With advance-prepared plan, you will save your time and hassle.
What if I want to cancel my booking?
Any cancellation of your booking need to be noticed immediately by email as you decided to do that. Cancellation notice by phone or any other means for verification reason is not accepted. Cancellation policy will be applied following cruise’s one, please notice.
Does the cruise price include transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay?
Shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay is normally excluded in the price offered; however, this service is at reasonable cost offered by some cruises. If you wish us to arrange transfer for you, kindly let us know.
What types of entertainment are available on board?
Entertainment is available depending on the cruises that you travel with. Most of them will offer entertainment facility in the room such as DVD player, TV, chess board and some board games.
What is the minimum age requirement for infant to sail cruise in Halong Bay?
There is no restriction for infant to get on board. However, we recommend the minimal age for infant to be comfortable on a cruise trip is 6 months old. Children younger than 4 years old are allowed free on board, accompanied by at least 02 adults. Baby cot is provided upon request at least 03 days in advance of departure, upon availability.
What does the listed price include?
All prices listed on our site already INCLUDE meals, entrance and sightseeing fees, English –speaking guide as join-in group on board and government taxes.
The listed price does not include surcharge for the peak season of the National Days, the New Year and Christmas, private transfer, personal expense and tips not mentioned in the inclusion.
How to reserve for a cruise trip on Halongbayovernight.com?
You can reserve for your cruise trip or tour to Halong on our website in three simple steps:
• Search for your desired cruise using our search tool, located on the left hand side of the web page, or by clicking on one of the cruise category: Luxury Cruise, Deluxe Cruise or Superior Cruise
• Select the cruise following your interest. Each cruise is listed with details about price, itineraries and photo gallery, making it easy for you to compare and contrast.
• Click on “Book Now” button and be transferred to the Booking Request Form. We will check the availability of your request and respond within 4 hours (office hours) and 12 hours (non-office hours)
What kind of food on boat in Halong Bay?
Most of the meals offered with seafood as Halong Bay specialty is seafood with wide range of sea dishes combined with traditional Vietnamese food, which is believed to pleasure your stomach. Any special meal requirement diet, food allergy should be informed to our operator before your departure to Halong Bay for better arrangement.
How can I provide hotel information in Hanoi to be picked up?
This information can be provide upon the time of booking or after that (highly required 3 days in advance of cruise departure for smooth pick-up)
Will I be traveling on a private tour or in a group?
Halong cruises offer both private tour and group tour, but normally you will share a big ship with others. Any special request of big group or family, please advise us for better consultation to maximize your experience.
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