About Halong - Quang Ninh

Nature has given Quang Ninh great favor to the magnificient natural landscape with thousands of limestone islands, mysterious stalactite caves and fishing villages of the famous Halong Bay world heritage, and rich coal minerals. Moreover, the long history - culture associated with Buddhism here will also be an attraction to explore Quang Ninh.

★ World Natural Heritage Site Halong Bay (1994, 2000)

★ World Natural Heritage Site Halong Bay – Cat Ba Archipelago (2023)

Best Time To Visit Halong - Quang Ninh

The climate here has a distinct four-season division. Quang Ninh travel time is most suitable from spring to autumn around the end of April to September, cool and fresh air, beautiful sea, emerald water. This is also the time in Quang Ninh where many outstanding cultural activities such as Yen Tu festival, Halong Carnaval, summer music festival,... However, you should note that in summer, due to the influence of tropical storms, Quang Ninh often has heavy rain and wind.


Van Don International Airport serves domestic flights and routes from China, Korea, and Japan. To visit Quang Ninh from Ha Noi, you can travel by buses, shuttles, private cars, or motorbikes. It takes about two hours one-way or an hour by seaplane departing from Noi Bai International Airport.

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Halong bay in Capella Cruise 2 Days 1 Night
On the journey of the Capella cruise, 2 days and 1 night is a rare chance in a lifetime to sightsee the landscape and the pure natural beauty in peaceful Lan Ha Bay with enjoyable activities, especially slide water which only has on the Capella cruise. Let's sign up and sail with us now!
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From US$ 187.00 /Pax
Stellar of the Seas Cruise Halong Bay - 2 days
When cruising on the magnificent Halong and Lan Ha Bay has become a must-try for every tourist coming to Vietnam, Stellar of the Seas rises as a highlight of the best Halong Bay cruises that offer a guaranteed fulfilling getaway. Launched in 2018 by the Aclass company with over 12 years of experience, Stellar of the Seas would prove its leading position in the hospitality industry through a high level of safety and service authenticity. By continuously upgrading the industry standard, the cruise team will provide passengers with exciting and up-to-date comforts such as fine dining, a panoramic bar, wine and cigars cellar, golf club, seasonal swimming pool, beauty spa & massage, and children's playground. There is so much more to explore, and the ship would be an excellent companion on the most luxurious cruise in Halong Bay.
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From US$ 245.00 /Pax
Scarlet Pearl Cruise Halong Bay - 2 days
Halong - Hanoi
Scarlet Pearl is the first-rate luxury modern ship in Halong Bay & Lan Ha Bay. With the high standard of a 5-star cruise, Scarlet Pearl offers the best experience of the only Halong cruise using a Catamaran for the second day of the 3-day-2-night itinerary. Being made of metal, the ship oozes a vibe of confidence and strength. The name "Scarlet Pearl" was initially inspired by the traditional industry of farming pearls blessed with these beautiful natural gifts. The white tint surrounding the hull makes the cruise appear like a massive pearl on the emerald water. This trendy ship aspires to sustainable tourism with friendly energy-saving technology and an emphasis on minimizing environmental impact. Scarlet Pearl has become the greatest luxurious overnight cruise among several possibilities.
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From US$ 173.00 /Pax
Explore Ha Long on Elite of the Seas - 2 days
Let us take you to completely unfamiliar areas and provide you with first-class service. You can't go wrong with Elite of the Seas.
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From US$ 269.00 /Pax

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Conquer the 'dinosaur spine', walk the beautiful reed meadow to forget the way in Binh Lieu

About 270km from Hanoi and more than 100km from Ha Long City, Binh Lieu mountainous district (located at the eastern gateway of Quang Ninh province) is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the North at the end of the year. By this time, in Binh Lieu, fields of reed grass spread along the roads to milestones 1305, 1297,... simultaneously blooming, showing off ivory white colors to highlight a large area, creating a poetic and picturesque scene. With pristine and majestic natural scenery and a very pleasant fresh and cool atmosphere, Binh Lieu is likened to "miniature Sapa" of Quang Ninh province. This place is also known as a "milestone paradise" owning about 60 milestones running along the 48 km long border between Vietnam and China. Most of these milestones, visitors can visit, check-in. The most ideal time to visit Binh Lieu is the late autumn and early winter days, around from November to December. At this time, the weather is cool, the fields of reeds bloom brightly, covering the hillsides with white. For the best photos, visitors can choose to go to the reed meadow at landmark 1297 or landmark 1305,... In particular, the landmark area 1297 is considered by many tourists to be the most beautiful, literally "reed paradise". The road to here is poured with comfortable steep concrete, so it is convenient to move, the distance both going and returning is about 1.5 km. About 15km from the center of Binh Lieu district, milestone No. 1305 is the highest border marker in Binh Lieu in particular and Quang Ninh province in general. This is also an attractive check-in place because the road to this landmark is about 2km long, shaped from above very similar to the "dinosaur spine". Besides, the road moving from the center of Binh Lieu district to milestone 1305 also impresses tourists, is considered a spectacular road because this is a Vietnam-China border patrol route. This road has an average elevation of over 700m above sea level, winding along the mountainside, surrounded by mountains, filled with green colors of grass. To take beautiful photos of the reeds, visitors should move to the landmarks in the early morning or late afternoon. At that time, the sun was soft, the color was yellow, the sunlight penetrated through the reeds, creating a beautiful "forgotten" scene. In recent years, after the Hanoi – Van Don expressway was completed, moving from the capital to Binh Lieu has become more convenient. However, tourists often choose the form of traveling by motorbike to be able to admire and fully feel the beauty along both sides of the road in Binh Lieu. Here, in addition to experiencing the reed season, visitors can combine check-in with other landmarks such as 1300, 1302, 1327,... as well as explore some nearby destinations such as Khe Zen waterfall, Cao Ba Lan peak, Cao Siam peak (roof of Quang Ninh), Song Moóc village, Na Lang suspension bridge ... If you come to Binh Lieu in 12 months, visitors also have the opportunity to admire the white blooming season of grass in the mountains or the burning grass season. The ideal schedule is 2 days and 1 night with costs ranging from 800,000 – 1,200,000 VND / person. Besides, visitors also do not forget to visit colorful markets, enjoy many delicious dishes, local specialties at affordable prices such as grilled black chicken, spring fish, walnut cakes, native pork, sticky rice ,... According to VNN Photo: Heritage

Nature & Adventure 10/11/2023

Conquer the 'dinosaur spine', walk the beautiful reed meadow to forget the way in Binh Lieu

In November, the reeds simultaneously bloomed, spreading all over the roads to the landmark in Binh Lieu, creating a dreamy beautiful scene, attracting many followers who love to move to take pictures and explore.

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