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Choosing the best Halong bay tours, Hanoi, Vietnam

 
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vietzay's pictureby vietzay General travel tip
added on the 24th of December, 2015
To fully discover the beautiful and natural attractions of Vietnam, a cruise on the scenic Halong Bay is truly an unforgettable experience. Almost all of the Vietnam packages tours are including a day or two to explore the Halong Bay, this is a natural site that is located within three hours car drive from Hanoi, some part of the Bay is protected by the government and only some certain area of the Bay is open for cruising, there are a large numbers of different cruises sailing through the beautiful Bay, each has different style and services to offer. Halong Bay is not only famous for its unusual rock formation which are dotted around the Bay, there are floating houses and small communities which are living on the sea since long time ago and once you are in there you will have chance to see them, they are mainly living by farming off the Bay and or fishing and selling the fruits to the cruise passengers.

Halong Bay Cruise recommendations

This is something that is related to your tour class and also your traveling style as well as the duration of your trip, make sure to check all the Luxury Halong Bay tours and get to know the programs and services they offer, however, this is also depending on the trip length and the money you pay for your Vietnam packages tours, a lot of travelers think if they travel solo to Halong Bay then it will be more fun and a lot cheaper while this is completely a wrong idea, why, the answer is simple, because if you book beforehand then you will be picked up in Hanoi by either shuttle bus or a private transportation and there will be no hassle to deal with the people who offering a day trip to the Bay, well, in the other hand, if you think of having a cheap trip then you can go on your own by the quality of a boat you get will surely make you disappointed. Make sure to check the luxury Halong Bay tours and choose from the four and five star options that makes your trip to Halong Bay more meaningful.

Itinerary and length of stay in Halong Bay

Each cruise has its own itinerary and will follow it through your stay in the cruise; the most thrilling part of the trip is Bai Tu Long Bay where you will be visiting it if you take a two or three day cruise tour, this is also a less visited part of the Bay, most of the activities are same such as Kayaking, Rock climbing, swimming and so on but some luxury cruises offers unique activities such as dinning in caves, or eye bird view experience by sea plane, this special activities are only offered by luxury cruise companies.

On the web:
http://www.luxurytravelvietnam.com/vietnam-tour-holiday-packages

 
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