Halong Bay Tours is one of famous attractions in Vietnam. It is located Southeast Sea of Vietnam. With thousands of spectacular islands and marvelously natural attractions, Halong Bay has been recognized the natural heritage of the world by UNESCO. Halong Bay Tours take advantage of beautiful and attractive landscapes to attract domestic and abroad tourists.
Typically, you have to spend a big amount for travelling there, however, with following experiences suggested of cheap tours, cheap Halong Bay Tours will be come true absolutely.
Transport: Transport types in Halong Bay Tours – Vietnam Travel
It is located 170 km of Hanoi. If departing by car from Hanoi, you may take about 3 hours to go to Halong.
Tourists can get many cars with fame and high quality concentrated at the car station of Hanoi. Journeys apart from 5 to 15 minutes. Ticket price range is between VND100,000/seat and VND200,000/bed.
Or you can take a train tour for departing from Gia Lam station, it takes about 5 hours to go to Halong. Ticket price is $5/one way ticket/person (for Vietnamese only) and $15/one way ticket/person (for foreigner only).
Halong is divided into two regions: Hon Gai and Bai Chay. The main resort is Bai Chay and Hon Gai is also an administrative center. You should stay in Bai Chay for convenient travel and dining.
Motorcycle taxi fare from the car station to Bai Chay tour area is about from VND20,000 to VND40,000 per person depending on how you haggle. If traveling in a group of three people or more, you should take a taxi. There are many cheap taxis in Halong such as Mai Linh, Halong, Hon Gai, Bai Chay, 886-Mong Cai, etc, especially buses from the bus stop to Bai Chay or Hon Gai, the highest price is VND5,000 per person.
Cheap hotels in Halong Bay Tours:
If travelling overnight, you should stay near where you are going to visit to save time. Hotels, motels or apartments in here, depending on affordability, is costly about from VND100,000 to VND500,000 per night). To easily get a room with a cheap price, you should go in early week or midweek. Every week, from Friday to Sunday, Halong is often very crowded tourists should raise room rates quite higher and full.
Cheap visiting hovercraft or hydrofoil in Halong Bay Tours:
Tourists will buy separate tickets of sightseeing and private journey themselves. Because of coupling journeys, the rates will be between VND100,000 and VND150,000 per person. If traveling with a group or family, you should hire a private journey with from VND1,000,000 to VND500,000 of price – from VND1,000,000 to VND700,000/journey for between 4 hours and 6 hours (in time of tourist season from May to August, the price may be higher).
You can contact a hotel to be arranged the journey in advance to avoid waiting or unsuitable journey
Entertainment, dining, and shopping:
In Halong, tourists will mingle on the waves with smooth and clean sands and beaches of Royal (Hoang Gia) or follow the cheap Halong Bay Tours on great and poetic caves and rocky islands. You can prepare yourself swimwear to bring to the beaches. If you do not have much time to do so, you can rent one with the right price from VND25,000 to VND50,000 depending on your model.
Tourists choosing Halong want to enjoy seafood here. The types of Crab, Green Crab, Mantis Shrimp, Geo-Duck, Fish, Squid, etc that cannot miss every meal of diners. Enjoying night foods in Cai Dam (Bai Chay) or at Food Street of Don Well (Gieng Don, Halong) with snail-food and seafood which are also exciting experiences. A reasonable choice is shops along the sea boundary with popular prices and fresh foods.
At night, getting a cyclo journey (if going with no more two people) or a horse wagon (if going with many people) to visit around Bai Chay, enjoying the sea air and feeling of leisure journey of cyclo or horse wagon . Price range: VND100,000 if the horse wagon or VND200,000 if cyclo for about 1 hour. You can go to visit night market of Halong, buy some small souvenirs and you should haggle.
Another attraction for you to visit is Bai Chay bridge, you should be here in the evening, take the lift up on the bridge to watch the scene from the high place. Lift fare is VND4,000 only.
Experiences of cheap Halong Bay Tours
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