Luckily owned the most beautiful natural landscapes in Vietnam, Halong Bay is a must-visit of many tourists. There are lots of sumptuous Halong Bay junk cruise options that provide tourists basically luxury hotels on water.
For your plan to Halong Bay, this article would be useful for choosing a good cruise – popular way to experience many activities:
1. Check the safety first of Halong Bay junk cruise by choosing a reliable travel agent
The new boats are certainly safer than the old one. In facts, it would be hard to check the boat’s age for first-time visitors to Halong Bay. However, you can also check all facilities on board via their websites for safety and security such as alarm clock, hammer and safety deposit box, etc.
Most Halong Bay junk cruises are made by wood, designed in traditional style, combined with contemporary and luxury cabins. There are also a plenty of choices such as 1 cabin, 2 or 6 cabins. If you want a private space, it will be a good choice for you.
It would be easier when you book a tour at a reliable travel agent. They will provide you advice and even recommendations depending on your budget.
Many tourists ask the same question regarding the budget for the trip to Halong Bay. It can be said that all cruises in Halong Bay is classified into three types depending on its prices and qualities, which are budget cruise, mid-range cruise and luxury cruise. They are available for every budget, from backpacker to luxury.
Meanwhile, the fares for Halong mid-range cruises are more reasonable, from $44 to $234/night – available for most backpackers. The most favorite mid-range cruises include Paloma Cruise, Bhaya Classic Cruise, Starlight Cruise, etc.
For budget cruises, there are also other options such as Oriental Sails, Aclass Legend Cruise, etc. from $98 to $125.
You can book at many reliable company in Ha Noi and even Ho Chi Minh city. Let’s choose ones suitable your budget. In addition, please check with them what is included in the tour price.
3.Best duration for your stay
If you’re only in Halong Bay for a day, the junk cruise is unavailable. That duration is also not enough for you to enjoy the trip. It is possible to choose Halong Bay junk cruise for the typical day trip within 3 days/2 nights or even more. That is the best duration for your stay to join to many activities.
Those are some tips for you to choose Halong Bay junk cruise. Your trip would not be perfect without reading more about Halong Bay travel.
(Source: traveldules, lonelyplanet)