6Reasons to Visit Halong Bay

  • Scenery
    Scenery

    Scenery

    When it comes to scenery, Halong Bay can just be described as a 'wow'. Known for its thousands of rocks and caves emerging out of emerald water, Halong Bay has won numerous world recognitions as well as charmed millions of visitors through our the years. As you slowly explore the Bay, you will go from one surprise to another: one cannot stop asking himself/herself 'how could nature have gifted human such a wonder!'.

  • Culture
    Culture

    Culture

    In Vietnam, culture is something that is always there to impress you, and Halong Bay is no exception. Taking a trip to Halong Bay and you will feel a part of Vietnamese's Northern coastal life which is significantly different from it is in the centre and the south: Some make a living on the floating villages - others serve delicious fresh seafood which they just caught from the sea.

  • Cruise tours
    Cruise tours

    Cruise tours

    It is not exaggerating to say that cruise tours make an important feature of Halong Bay. Each cruise and junk has a different itinerary that takes one to visit caves and helps one experience local life on water. These cruise tours often include transfer from Hanoi to the Bay, food on board and a knowledgeable tour guide who will assist you all through your trip. Lodging varies in style and quality from inexpensive, party-style to extremely luxury ones.

  • Food
    Food

    Food

    Halong is famous for its seafood: crabs, prawns, sea clams among strange native specialties (check out Food section to learn more about these specialties). If you stay in one of the hotels on land, make sure you visit one of our recommended restaurants in town to experience authentic Halong Bay cuisines.

  • Value for money
    Value for money

    Value for money

    Halong Bay can be said to be one of the best places to travel in Southeast Asia, especially in terms of value-for-money. Whatever budget you spare for your trip, you will get more than what you expect. This is thanks to the low hotel costs and excellently organized cruise tours. For example, from only $70/ person you can get food and boarding along with an exciting cruise program for 2 day 1 night.

  • Unique experience
    Unique experience

    Unique experience

    Ultimately, it is the unique experience that you have in Halong Bay that counts the most. Imagine waking up in the beautiful sunrise amid the rocks, islets and caves. Some will remember their cave dinner for a lifetime while others enjoy the breathtaking view from a mountain top that gives a bird-eye view of the Bay. All of these second-to-none moments are awaiting you in Halong Bay.

Dragon Pearl Junk

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    Dragon Pearl Junk strikes an attractive appearance with its rich deep red, against the blue of the sea and the green of the mountains. Newly introduced in 2010, the junk has 11 cabins and a dining room and a bar. The cruise is designed with traditional wooden boat design with sails, making a memorable scene in the Halong bay landscape. 
    Entering one of the cabins, tourists will be greeted by a warm striking red accent, bringing a sense of cosy back-in-time warmth. While the rooms are designed with wooden material, they are no less modern with air conditioning, individual bathroom, a night table and a closet. Though the cabins are not particularly spacious, it is fully equipped to give you the best rest on board. The dining room and bar intrigue passengers with teak and oak design.  The dining room is big but cosy enough for a romantic dinner or family gathering. The front deck is the wheel house and a spacious lounge area for viewing the open scenery. For a more quiet and secluded place, the rear deck is covered lounge area, perfect for indulging in your favourite book while cruising away. The bar and upper deck is the place to chill, sipping your favourite drink or simply hanging out with friends.
    No matter the length of your cruise package in Halong Bay, Dragon Pearl Junk will take you to the off the beaten track, where not many have been to. It could be a fascinating cave with bizarre karst formation, or a secluded beach where you can swim leisurely, or an interesting fishing village where the lives of the people intrigues you. Beside exciting itinerary, there are plenty added activities provided such as kayaking, dinner in a cave and midnight fishing. Meals on board are no less exceptional. A la carte breakfast or sumptuous BBQ are always ready with the most delicious dishes. Special diets are also accommodated.  Despite its rustic appearance, Dragon Pearl Junk is fully equipped with safety equipment so that you have a peace of mind throughout the trip. Safety instructions are given to ensure everything goes smoothly. The crew are always helpful with your requests. Cruising in Halong Bay with Dragon Pearl Junk will be a pleasant experience.
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