Which is better Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh?
Hanoi is ideal for those looking to experience a more traditional lifestyle while Ho Chi Minh City’s urban landscape is best suited for luxury travellers. You can also explore the best of both worlds as domestic flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are available on a daily basis.
Are there sharks in Halong Bay Vietnam?
So far, there are NO sharks found or any warning for shark appearance in Halong bay. If you are traveling on a cruise ship, just follow all safety instructions by the cruise operator when you go swimming and kayaking, then you do not have anything to worry about.
How many days do you need in Halong Bay?
How Long Should I Stay in Halong Bay? Normally, people will need to stay in Halong Bay for 2 days to 3 days either on cruise or a hotel on land.
Which part of Vietnam is Halong Bay?
Ha Long Bay, located in the Gulf of Tonkin, within Quang Ninh Province, in the northeast of Vietnam, is165 km from the capital of Ha Noi.
What can you do in Vietnam for 5 days?
It is not a small country with only a couple of attractions, so five days is not enough to explore all of Vietnam.
Here is a list of some of the places to visit in Hanoi:
- Hoan Kiem Lake.
- Temple of Literature.
- Opera House.
- St Joseph’s Cathedral.
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum.
- One-Pillar Pagoda.
- Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.
How do I get from Hanoi to Halong Bay?
Travel by train+bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay (via Hai Phong) takes about 4-5 hours. Travel by plane (Hai Au Aviation) from Hanoi to Tuan Chau Island takes about 1 hour. Travel by train from Hanoi to Ha Long (via Kep Railway Station) takes about 7 hours.