Vietnam Travel Guide

Laap, the national dish of Laos with pleasant flavor

Laap, the national dish of Laos with pleasant flavor

“Sinh” and “Salong” – Lao traditional costumes

“Sinh” and “Salong” – Lao traditional costumes

Royal Palace Museum, the symbol of Luang Prabang in Laos

Royal Palace Museum, the symbol of Luang Prabang in Laos

Vang Vieng – A backpacker heaven in Laos

Vang Vieng – A backpacker heaven in Laos

Wat Phu and its historical, religious and cultural values

Wat Phu and its historical, religious and cultural values

Discovering the Plain of Jars in Laos

Discovering the Plain of Jars in Laos

Khone Phapheng waterfall – Asia’s Niagara in Laos

Khone Phapheng waterfall – Asia’s Niagara in Laos

Luang Prabang – city of sunset

Luang Prabang – city of sunset

Kong Lo Cave – A thrilling place for adventurous visitors in Laos

Kong Lo Cave – A thrilling place for adventurous visitors in Laos

Buddhism sightseeing in Luang Prabang, Laos

Buddhism sightseeing in Luang Prabang, Laos

Vientiane – a small town feel capital of Laos

Vientiane – a small town feel capital of Laos

Tips on Visiting Halong Bay in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay has been a popular destination for travelers in Vietnam for decades. This breathtaking UNESCO world heritage site also recently received the honor of being named one of the New Seven Natural Wonders of the World, so visiting its thousands of cliff islands is a must for any visitor to Vietnam.

Halong bay: 5 tips for solo travelers

Nowadays, traveling alone has becoming a new trend for a lot of people, especially young ages. Traveling alone gives you the chance to indulge yourself fully. In this blog, Indochina Junk will show you some useful tips for a solo traveler to Halong bay.

Tips and advice for visiting Halong Bay.

Halong Bay is one of the most popular places to visit for tourists in Southeast Asia and here is some advice about the place, from a person who has been on 17 Halong Bay cruises during the past 6 years.

21 Things to do in Halong Bay- absolute must- try activities

Being recognized as the Natural Wonder of the world by UNESCO, Halong Bay is among the worth-visiting landscapes in Vietnam for tourists, both domestic and international, who love discovering wonderful works of the Mother Nature.

How to get to Halong Bay

Thanks to its popularity, Halong Bay is quite accessible from just anywhere in Vietnam and neighbouring countries. Many visit Halong Bay on a larger international cruise ship which dock in Cai Lan International Port (about 10 minutes from Halong Bay). Others choose to fly to Hanoi (180km) or Hai Phong (80km) airport and take a road trip to the Bay.

Best Halong bay Cruise Recommendations 2016

Thanks to its popularity, Halong Bay is quite accessible from just anywhere in Vietnam and neighbouring countries. Many visit Halong Bay on a larger international cruise ship which dock in Cai Lan International Port (about 10 minutes from Halong Bay). Others choose to fly to Hanoi (180km) or Hai Phong (80km) airport and take a road trip to the Bay.

How to choose a great Halong Bay cruise

Visiting Vietnam is on a lot of people’s travel bucket list, and rightly so. Vietnam is a beautiful country with stunning scenery, the food is absolutely delicious and the Vietnamese people are among the most respectful, kind and welcoming I’ve experienced. Which is why we couldn’t wait to plan our two-week trip there.

Tips for Choosing a One-Day Halong Bay Cruise

A boat cruise through Vietnam's Halong Bay, an archipelago of nearly 2,000 islands and rock formations in the Gulf of Tonkin, is a bucket list item for many travelers; so much so that some cruise ships spend two days at the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's often a highlight of a Southeast Asia cruise itinerary.

Distance from Hanoi to Sapa Vietnam

Sapa is a one of Vietnam’s most popular destinations, but with no nearby airport the only option for getting there is to travel by road or rail and, despite being only 380 kilometres from Hanoi, it’s a time-consuming exercise whichever route you take, so choose carefully.

How to get to Sapa from Hanoi

Regarding travelling in the Northern of Vietnam, Sapa is considered as the most popular destination for travelers but no nearby airport and the only option for getting from Hanoi to Sapa is to travel by road or rail. The distance from Hanoi to Sapa is almost 380 km which is time-consuming trip whichever route you take, so let’s choose carefully based on your demands.

Hanoi to Sapa by bus and private car

Regarding travelling in the Northern of Vietnam, Sapa is considered as the most popular destination for travelers but no nearby airport and the only option for getting from Hanoi to Sapa is to travel by road or rail. The distance from Hanoi to Sapa is almost 380 km which is time-consuming trip whichever route you take, so let’s choose carefully based on your demands.

Hanoi - Lao Cai(for Sapa) Train timetable

Hanoi - Lao Cai(for Sapa) Train timetable

Page size:

VIETNAM

halong bay cruises

Halong Bay

mekong delta cruises

Mekong Delta Cruises

sapa tours

SAPAVietnam