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Serenity Cruises is very good choice to explore Ha Long Bay. Instead of touristy area (Like Sung Sot Cave or Luon Cave) they keep cruising much further to very quite view where 40 km far away. Anchor in Lan Ha Bay for a nite is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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We went on a 2 day one night cruise to Ha Long bay. It's a good 3 hour drive each way from Hanoi but completely worth it. Would definitely recommend that you spend atleast one night in a cruise. We went with Flamingo cruise. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the ‘two day one night’ cruise which is about 23hours long. We were picked up from the quite shabby reception area and transported to the boat Victory Star 8888. We then had lunch which was plentiful and pleasant and cruised round the bay....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 50phil57
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery and I think its a must go tourist spot in Hanoi! I joined the Orchid Cruise for 2 days 1 night and it was pretty chill and decent!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank vivienng422
Reviewed 2 days ago

very nice , beautiful and relaxing bay . it is quite cold in jan but worth to visit . the cave is fascinating . just wow to see it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandiegoale
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did a “luxury” 2-day cruise around Halong Bay, Lan Ha Bay and the Cat Ba island. It was pretty expensive for what you actually get. In reality, it’s only a 24-hr cruise, not 2 days, and we spent more on 1-night cruise than on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kkiryushyna
Reviewed 2 days ago

i think this place is the best in vietnam. If anyone want to travel to vietnam so should pick Halong Bay first

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vuachaca_since_1982
Reviewed 2 days ago

Halong Bay was very beautiful and cold this January 2019. The boat crew was friendly, and the food for lunch was excellent. Lunch was mostly fresh seafood and a vegetable. I come from the Philippines and we have similar rock formations in Palawan, but Halong...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Edward T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For anyone who has been on a pre booked tour you will know the pressure of being up early, meet the bus, travel, see the site, back on the bus, more travel etc. Ha long bay was our perfect break from all that... 2 days...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank petergrayradio
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It’s a beautiful place. Must go before it becomes too commercial (getting there) with too many ships on the water.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Kitu18
January 10, 2019|
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We're very enjoy our trip with Ha Long Serenity Cruises. It's very quite route and nice room!
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Kitu18
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We have experienced from Ha Long Serenity Cruises: 1. New & Clean 2. Unique Route 3. Very Friendly people on Cruise 4. All rooms are comfortable with private balcony 5. We booked directly in promotion time via official... More
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Would you like to find day tour or overnight tour? Let see Ha Long Serenity Cruises, this cuise organize the most unique route.
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thetuareg03
Mumbai, India
Halong Bay cruise (6 Replies)
We'd like to do a one-night cruise in Halong Bay, but we're looking for a mid-range (3-star; not luxury) option. Any suggestions?
December 30, 2014|
Response fromBaldricandBaddles|
We booked a V'spirit Overnight Cruise with Elegance Hotels in 2013 - very happy.
Wedgiesone
Renton, Washington
Halong Bay 3D/2N for family of 5 Excursion (19 Replies)
Hello TA members, We are planning to do Halong Bay for 3d2N with our family of 5 ( 2 adults, 3 kids (ages 12, 8, and 6). I've been research on this forum for different Junks recommended by our travelers, but i have a question that you might be able to guide me to the right decision. I've looked on line at Phoenix and Dragon Junks and they quoted me with US $1200 for Dragon Junk and US $950 for Phoenix Junk; both price included hotel transfer. Knowing the prices fluctuation and...More
September 03, 2012|
Response frombowenarrow|
I think you can do better than those prices. As an example Eco-Friendly Vietnam do 3D2N cruises for $175 PP and thats a whole boat charter with a cruise that goes from Cat Ba and that includes all transfers from Hanoi. Not sure whether they do 5 passengers. I would look a little further. In principle its better to book direct with the cruise operator and not your Hotel as a 3rd party may not be the best person to deal with if there's a problem. Cheers Ross
Terry Q
Perth, WA
North Vietnam 2015 Itinerary Thoughts & Destinations (4 Replies)
Hi all, We are presently looking at options for a trip to north Vietnam next year, either in the April (preferred) or September school breaks. 2 adults and 2 young teenage boys (13 + 14 then). Present thought is as follows: Day 1-3: Hanoi Day 4:Hanoi/Halong Bay Day 5: Halong Bay Day 6: Halong Bay/Hanoi/night train to Sapa Day 7-8; Sapa Day 9; Sapa/night train to Hanoi Day 10:Hanoi Days 11-14:???? That's the point I come to a bit of muddle over. Are we better staying around...More
June 01, 2014|
Response fromCreakingBones|
I would recommend that you stay in the north as your itinerary includes a lot of not overly comfortable travelling without adding another region to the mix. Moreover, when travelling time is deducted you would only have a couple of days in central Vietnam, so only time for one place and frankly not worth the additional cost. You could easily fill your additional time in Hanoi itself, with one or two day trips thrown in, or you could do a two or three night tour to Mai Chau or Ninh Binh. ...More