Any trip to Halong bay is something special and memorable so of course! The difference here is that you will be on one of the smallest vessels in Halong, which is an intimate experience in itself.
With a strong reputation as the leading cruise company, we can ensure that we are offering a package of the highest quality at a reasonable price. But it is that little something extra that makes our tours extra special- we offer a personal touch with highly trained staff and a professional cruise tour guides.
Vietnamese food, particularly in the North, is actually easy to eat for most people, as it isn’t too spicy or too sweet like some other Vietnamese cuisines or Asian dishes for that matter.
Whenever travelling in Halong bay, it is highly advised to carry with you a sun cream, a mosquito repellent, wet serviettes/baby wipes and/or hand sanitizers, aspirin/paracetamol, stomach troubles medicines, and windbreakers just in case the weather doesn’t cooperate.
DURING THE CRUISE
Yes, you should bring money for refreshments and souvenirs off the boat and for tips
No dress code is imposed onboard Ambassador Cruises. We advise you to take light garments in summer, sweaters and/or a jacket in winters as it can get pretty chilly, especially at night. A raincoat will be useful any time of the year. If you intend to do kayaking, plan to have a change of clothes as you will easily get wet.
As for shoes, choose what is appropriate according to the temperatures and bring along trainers or walking shoes for the excursions (visiting caves, hiking, cycling, etc.). Don’t forget your bathing suit!
Internet connection in Halong Bay can be very difficult as the area is surrounded by large karst mountains and can easily block the signals coming from the satellites, so instead of surfing the internet, we highly recommend you to take your phone off and enjoy the marvelous landscape in the Bay.
There are thousands of islands in Halong Bay, which ensures that the waters remain calm, much like the water in a lake. Even the most sensitive people very rarely suffer from seasickness, but it is wise to take seasickness tablets with you just in case.
Thanks to new highway Hai Phong – Quang Ninh, the trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay is now cutting down to only 2 hours. Ambassador Cruises offer limousine shuttle service with complimentary bottle of water, Wi-Fi and USB charger for your comfortable journey. You will depart from Hanoi as late as at 8.45 am with more time for breakfast
If you are booking your own travel online, be aware that there are many fake and scam booking sites out there. Our recommendation is to book directly through the cruise line, an online travel agent like Expedia, Booking and Agoda, representative office or contacting one of our recommended partners. When it comes to the best price, check direct with the cruise operator and also with an online travel agent, and if you are travelling in peak season, book early to avoid disappointment. Regardless of how you booked your cruise, make sure you read the inclusions, exclusions, and booking terms and conditions carefully.
At the end of the trip, our cruise manager or crew team will take care of you and collect all of information from customers such as: our services on boat, meals, activities…and they will give you an feedback form to fill in. Please write down your experiences on our cruise to let us know which point should be removes or remained.
If you need to report a problem that requires a more immediate or direct response, please contact to your salesman who worked and supported you in the reservation or make a call directly to our hotline: (+84) 901 758 880.
LIST RECOMMENDED ITINERARIES
There are many top places where you should visit:
• Sung Sot cave:
UNESCO recognizes the largest cave in Halong Bay as a world natural heritage with a total length of 200m and a total area of nearly 10,000m2.
• Titov Island:
The famous island of Halong Bay with many exciting activities to enjoy the panoramic view of Halong bay from the top of the mountain or swim in the swimming area.
• Trong Cave:
One of the famous caves in Halong Bay with a drum shape.
• Tung Sau Pearl:
Admire the process of handmade pearls or participate in kayaking activities on your own.
• Dark and Bright cave:
In this area, you can discover by bamboo boat with a rider or enjoy kayaking activity by yourself.
MAKE YOUR BOOKING
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