Ha Long is a famous tourist destination with the world natural heritage of Ha Long Bay. Ha Long has long become a familiar destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Let’s find out the experience when traveling to Ha Long!
1. When to travel to Ha Long?
Usually, domestic tourists will go to Ha Long in the summer from May to August. The sunny summer weather is suitable for swimming and relaxing. This time is also suitable to visit the bay because the sky will be clear, and in winter, the bay will be foggy, making it difficult to observe the scenery. Going to Ha Long in June-July, you should also watch the weather forecast to avoid going during stormy times. In addition, on April 30, Ha Long will hold the Carnaval festival.
2. Means to Ha Long
From Hanoi to Ha Long you can choose to take a bus from My Dinh bus station or Gia Lam bus station and get off at Bai Chay bus station. Currently, there are many private garages that open limousine services from Hanoi to Ha Long with comfortable, spacious seats and take the Hanoi-Hai Phong highway, so the travel time is greatly shortened.
If you come from the central or southern provinces, you can choose to fly to the two airports closest to Ha Long, Cat Bi airport of Hai Phong and Van Don airport of Quang Ninh. From Hanoi, you can take a seaplane from Noi Bai and land directly in Ha Long Bay. It’s a very interesting experience.
If you come from Hanoi, you can choose to experience the train ride with the price of about 100,000 VND / person. However, traveling by train will take more time than other means.
3. Where to stay when traveling to Ha Long
The system of motels and hotels in Ha Long is very developed from high-class hotels to mid-range hotels and homestays. For convenient transportation, you should rent a room in Bai Chay area. Here are some hotel and homestay addresses that you can note for your trip.
– Luxury hotel: FLC Grand Hotel Ha Long; Muong Thanh Luxury Hotel; Notovel Ha Long
– Mid-range hotel: Van Nam Hotel; Saigon Halong Hotel; BBQ Hotel
– Homestay: Banana and Rose; Ha Long Bay View; Ha Long Ginge homestay
4. Dining in Ha Long
Ha Long squid cake
Ha Long squid cake is a famous specialty of this sea and an indispensable dish when traveling to Quang Ninh. Squid rolls are especially delicious when pounded by hand, when eating, you can clearly feel the lumpy, crispy, delicious squid.