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Top Hotel Deals

Mon Chéri Cruises
Mon Chéri Cruises
4 out of 5
#3, Got Pier, Cat Hai, Haiphong, Ha Long, Quang Ninh
The price is £304 per night from 5 Oct to 6 Oct

This vessel pulls anchor and sets sail from Ha Long for at least part of your stay.

4.7/5Exceptional! (77 reviews)

"Overall I had a lovely two days and one night on my Mon Cheri Cruise. The room was very tidy, the crew was kind, and the food was great! One thing that I did not enjoy is, as a female solo traveler, I was not prioritized like the couples and families on the boat. For meals we had assigned seating. ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

Mon Chéri Cruises
Draha Halong Hotel
Draha Halong Hotel
3 out of 5
No 21, Phu Gia 4, Vinhome Dragon Bay, Hong Gai, Ha Long, Quang Ninh
The price is £22 per night from 13 Oct to 14 Oct

Located in Hon Gai, this hotel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Halong Bay Marina, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Ha Long International Cruise Port and Bai Chay Market. Bai ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Very helpful staff, room was clean and good locati

"Very helpful staff, room was clean and good location."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

Draha Halong Hotel
D'Lioro Hotel
D'Lioro Hotel
4 out of 5
Beverly Hills, Can Lan Street, Zone 4, Hai Quan Hill, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long, Quang Ninh

Located in Bai Chay, this spa hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Bai Chay Market and Sun World Ha Long Park. Queen Cable Car and Typhoon Water Park are also within ...

D'Lioro Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Ha Long Bay

Halong Bay 2-Day Adventure
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Halong Bay 2-Day Adventure

Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Full-Day Ha Long Bay Boat Excursion from Hanoi
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Full-Day Ha Long Bay Boat Excursion from Hanoi

Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour w/ Premium Transport & Expressway
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Halong Bay Luxury Day Tour w/ Premium Transport & Expressway

Per adult
96% of travellers recommend

Halong Bay Holidays

Thousands of jagged, green peaks rising out of the emerald waters, surrounded by the colourful sails of traditional boats, give this bay an almost magical appeal. Halong Bay is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Vietnam thanks to its breathtaking natural landscape. Discover the bay from the comfort of a so-called junk, a traditional wooden sailing boat. The bay’s beauty, and its UNESCO heritage listing, is due mainly to the thousands of limestone islands that rise out of the sea.

Halong Bay is located some 150 kilometres (100 miles) east of Hanoi. The wharf of Bai Chay is a 3-hour drive away and the most comfortable way to get there is on an organised tour, with pre-arranged accommodation. You can also take a minibus or train to the bay and try to get a last-minute deal for a boat trip locally.

Follow a guide through illuminated caves or go rock climbing on the islets. The sheer cliffs can reach up to 90 metres (300 foot) high. Go kayaking in the bay by hiring gear from a floating hut. Most tours also include a fisherman’s floating house where you can try some fresh ngan (Vietnamese-style clams) for lunch. Buy fruit and nuts from the hawkers who row past.

Take an overnight cruise to see the more remote islands. Cat Ba and Tuan Chau Island offer adventure sports and man-made beaches. Watch the sunset and see the silver moonlight give the bay an ethereal appearance. Dive in to see the illuminating effects of your movements in the phosphorescent waters.

Back on the mainland, visit the stylish Halong Bay Marina and the nearby Dolphin Club or take a taxi to the Nha Tho Hon Gai Temple.

The best time to visit Halong Bay is between March and October. In winter, dense mist affects visibility, though the eerie effect of this is a sight in itself. When you see the rising mist slowly reveal the shapes in the bay, it’s easy to imagine the towering peaks to be gentle giants in a mythical landscape that is out of this world.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Ha Long Bay?
A: Public transportation or ride-sharing may be the wisest choice if you’re going to be spending nearly all of your time in the buzzing city of Ha Long. But if you’re dying to get out and about and explore everything else that Quang Ninh has to offer, renting a set of wheels is a good move. For Cheap Car Hire in Ha Long Bay, we can help.
Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Ha Long Bay?
A: Dust off your passport and get ready to hop aboard your flight to Haiphong (HPH-Cat Bi). You’ll most likely be on one of the 79 international flights that operate every month from this major airport in Ha Long Bay.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Ha Long Bay?
A: Ha Long Bay has a wide range of options for all budgets. If you’d love a break from reality, there are plenty of hotels. Cruise cabins, apartments and hostels are other popular places to stay.
Q: What does a Ha Long Bay holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: It’s entirely your choice. Bundle hotels, flights and cars, or simply pick one option. You can also add some popular experiences and activities to your travel programme. Whatever it is you’re after, Expedia can help you arrange a holiday in Ha Long Bay that’s perfect for you.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Ha Long Bay?
A: One of the best ways to save money is to bundle everything with the help of Expedia. Flights, Hotels and Car Rentals can be combined into a convenient package — doing this will save you precious time as well.
Q: What are the best things to do in Ha Long Bay?
A: You’ll want to stick Sun World Ha Long Park and Halong Bay Marina at the very top of your to-do list if you’re holidaying in Ha Long. Tuan Chau Beach is another sight worth dropping by.