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Royal Heritage Cruise 2 days

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Halong Bay is a not-to-miss place if you travel to Vietnam and especially the North. With about 2000 islets which most of them are limestone, Halong has its very own attractiveness not only by the interesting shapes of islets but also by the scenic sights.

About 170 kilometers northeast, equal to 3.5 hours travel by bus from Hanoi, Halong Bay is located in the residential area which are not too crowded but still bustling.

Royal Heritage Cruise room

If visiting Halong, visitors tend to stay there about 2 days to experience the beautiful night in the board and night life of the fishermen. Booking tours with Vietnam Group Tour, customers can enjoy all interesting things in Halong and make their all memory that they will never forget.

Price$145.0 $116.0 (per person)

Duration:  2 days/1 night

Group size:  20 pax

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Designed in oriental style but harmoniously combined with modern contemporary Vietnamese architectures, Royal Heritage Cruise with a large sundeck with comfortable lounging furniture, a tidy-warm dining room, exquisite bar-setting and together with 9 splendid Cabins, in which they are equipped with outstanding facilities & large en suite marble bathrooms, is emerging to be one of the most charming cruises in Halong.

Highlights

A superior cruise with 9 cabins in total, daily departure from Halong city

Interesting itinerary (Bai Tu Long BaySung Sot cave – Titop Island – Tunnel cave)

Exciting activities (cave discovering – kayaking – cooking – swimming – fishing).

Halong Bay

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Halong Bay is located in the northeast corner of Viet Nam, 165 km from Ha Noi. In the Province of Quang Ninh. Ha Long Bay covers an area of 1,553 km2 with 1,969 islands, of which 90% are limestone islands.

Halong Bay deemed a World Heritage site in 1994 in the northern province of Quang Ninh has been cited as one of the top eight most beautiful landscapes in the world.

“The breathtaking bay is filled with a dense cluster of over 1,600 limestone monolithic islands, each topped with thick jungle vegetation, which gently rise out of the ocean. Among these islands you can find hidden lagoons, beautiful beaches, countless caves and unique grottoes of all shapes and sizes, places just waiting to be explored.” the site reports.
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Previously, US magazine, Business Insider released a list of “100 trips you must take in your lifetime” and Vietnam’s beautiful Halong Bay was included in the list.

The bay has also been cited as a vision of outstanding beauty and one of the world’s top ten Valentine’s Day getaways by US-based National Geographic magazine.

Rounding out the list of eight most beautiful landscapes in the world are Plitvice Lakes in Croatia, Abraham Lake in Alberta, Canada, Lake Hillier- the Pink Lake in Australia, Lake Baikal in Russia, Wuhua Hai – Five-Flower Lake in China, Caño Cristales – River of Five Colors in Colombia, and Iguazu Falls in Brazil and Argentina.

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Moon Light Hotel

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Find cheap hotels in Halong and discounts when you book on  vietnamgrouptour.com, the guaranteed best price on Halong hotels for all budgets. When you use vietnamgrouptour.com to book your trip, you can rest assured that you will find what your vacation heart desires.

Moon Light Hotel:

Address: East Hung Thang, Bai Chay Ward
Phone: (84-33) 844738 ; Fax: (84-33) 844303
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Hotel area: Bai Chay beach
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Warmly welcome to Moon Light Hotel for your Halong vacation holidays, the moonlight hotel situated in new develop zone, over looking to great view of world natural heritages of Halong bay. The Moon Light hotel is pretty decent 3 stars hotel in Halong city with well-trained, experienced hospitality staffs and high quality equipments, we are sure will meet your needs in every single aspect.
Moon Light Hotel
The 8-storey Moonlight is a basic Vietnamese hotel that has acquired its three-star rating by merit of its range of facilities.

It’s located on a corner plot about a five-minute drive from Bai Chay, Ha Long City’s tourist area. The hotel is on the inland edge of a large area of reclaimed land designated for tourism and residential development.The moonlight hotel situated in new develop zone, over looking to great view of world natural heritages of Halong bay.

Western food in Halong Bay

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Similar to any other famous tourism cities in the world, besides its delicious local specialties Halong has a wide range of Western cuisine dishes to serve the increasing demand from international passengers. Although there are not so many specialized restaurants for Western cuisine like in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, you might find it easy to get your favourite food at most of the high-end restaurants and hotels in Halong.

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For any good meal, appetizers are very important. Luxury restaurants in Halong set high priority on the appetizers menu with authentic Western cuisine like Italian ham salad, salmon and squid salad, fried rice ball, or vegetable salad and fried potato.

Pizza and pasta are the quintessence of Italian gastronomy that haven been loved by people all over the world. In Halong, these dishes are no doubt popular in any high-end restaurant or hotel at reasonable prices. To be fair, the quality of pizza and pasta here cannot be compared with that in your homeland or other bigger cities where they have been served for decades. However, they stil have their own charm with basic recipes like Capricciosa, Seafood Bianco, Hawaiian, etc.

Although Western food in Halong Bay – Halong Holiday does not have salmon, salmon dishes like baked salmon with creamy sauce or baked salmon with butter and garlic, are always available to contribute on the diverse list of Western cuisine here. Additionally, main dishes would be perfect with rosemary baked chicken with olive oil, herbal leaves, and garlic, or steak with fried vegetables and potato, or chicken thigh fillets with marinara sauce.

The last element for a perfect meal is desserts. High-end restaurants in Halong always have on their menu your familiar dessert: ice-creams, tiramisu, fiottore, and gateaux.

Atlantic Hotel

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Address:  No 1 Tuan Chau International Tourist Area, Tuan Chau Island
Phone: (84-33) 842 842 – 842 288 ; Fax: (84-33) 842 048
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Hotel area: Tuan Chau Island
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Atlantic hotel is situated at the center of Tuan Chau – Dao Ngoc, being international tourism area and lying on the shore of Halong bay, this nature beauty spot has been recognized as a world heritage third by UNESCO. With the team of well trained enthusiastic and thoughtful, young and good looking staff who are enthusiastic and considerate, the Hotel is an ideal destination for tourists staying at the Halong Bay.

Atlantic Hotel

 

The travelers coming to Halong look forward to stay in this hotel owing to its easy connectivity with the highways and major cities of Vietnam. You can reach here by traveling about 3 hours from Mong Cai and an hour from the city of Hai Phong. Atlantic Hotel is about 18 km away from National Highway No.1.

Distance from the airport: While the International Airport of Hai Phong is about 75 km from Atlantic Hotel Halong, the Noi Ban International Airport in Hanoi is around 165 km from here. It is one and half hour’s drive from the former airport and just over 3 hours drive from the later one to come to Atlantic Hotel.

Distance from the Halong Bay: This Vietnam hotel is located at less than 100 meter from the famous Halong Bay. The travelers choose this hotel as they get an easy access to this beautiful spot.

Paradise Suites Hotel

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Địa chỉ: Ngoc Chau, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh
Phone: +(84-33) 3815088
Email: info@halongparadisesuites.com
Hotel area: www.halongtravelguide.com/hotels/paradise-suites-hotel.htm
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A sophisticated hotel characterized by charm, a stone’s throw away from the magnificence of Halong Bay.
Welcome to the Paradise Suites Hotel, the first and only boutique style hotel in Halong Bay ! Already famed for the leading quality and service offered on the Paradise cruise ships, the Paradise Suites Hotel now extends that premium level of hospitality to the shores of this natural world wonder.
 Paradise Suites Hotel
The Paradise Suites Hotel is a display of elegance inspired by the enigmatic Halong Bay. Each boutique room is a suite, and has been crafted to meet the expectations of today’s world traveller seeking sophistication and class. The restaurant offers an extensive menu of inspired fusion cuisine in elegant yet cozy surroundings. The hospitality is world class, providing a service that is at once personalized and professional.
Be enchanted by the Paradise Suites Hotel, right in the heart of the mythical landscape of dragons and jewels that is the spectacular Halong Bay.

 

Halong Prawn

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Halong is not only proud for being one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, but also one of the most famous destinations for high quality seafood. Among all, the most popular seafood that appears in almost every meal in Halong is prawn.

Halong prawn

Halong Bay fishermen are blessed with many kinds of prawn, lobster, white pearl shrimp, or tiger shrimp. However, the rarest, most valuable, and most delicious are prawn and lobster. In Halong, people make full use of lobster by using its shell as a decorating ornament, which are now available widely at any souvenir shops in Halong.

There are two popular methods of prawn processing in Halong, steaming and breaded frying. However, steamed prawn is more preferable because people love to enjoy the natural taste it provides. During the steaming, chefs have to hook up the prawns very carefully in order not to break its small claws, in combination with using additional ingredients like beer or tubers lemongrass to remove its fishy smell.

Vietnamese believe that the prawn head is the most nutritious part of the prawn. Additional ingredients to eat with prawn such as steamed onion, herbal leaves, salt and pepper/chili would give an interesting taste of the dish.

Halong prawn, one of the most delicious and nutritious Vietnamese, is usually decorated subtly on luxuries party tables. Help yourself some of the notorious prawn of Halong Bay.

Halong tickets to rise

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The second time after becoming one of the world’s natural wonders, Quang Ninh Province is planning to increase sightseeing tickets to visit Halong Bay twice, starting in 2014.
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Currently tickets to visit Halong is devided into 2 categories, day trips and overnight trips. Estimated fare to visit Halong Bay will be adjusted from level 60.000 vnd and 130.000 vnd to 150.000 vnd -200.000 vnd respectively for a ticket, equivalent to twice the current price.

With the new prices, there will be additional funding to partially offset the investment and renovation, conservation, promoting the value of the world’s natural heritage HaLong Bay. Besides, the fare increase will provide the basis for the bidding of the Halong sightseeing fee collections for the coming years, according to Quang Ninh people’s committee.

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With the new prices, Quang Ninh in 2013 will reach 200 billion vnd from ticket sales. The entire amount will be used for maintainance and reinvestment of the bay.

Along with Halong Bay, the provincial authorities are planning to collect fee to visit Bai Tu Long bay, the neighboring to Halong. Tickets for day trips lasting from 6.30 am to 18.30 is 100.000 vnd per person, equivalent to 5 usd, passengers staying overnight on board in the bay will pay 150.000 vnd per person, fees for 3 day tours with 2 nights aboard on the bay is 200.000 vnd a person.

The authorities have also decided to provide free entry for those who have contributions to the country’s revolutions, children under 15 years old pay half the adult fares, people with disability and more than 60 years old also be provided 50% discount.

Cong Doan Hotel

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Địa chỉ: Halong road, Bai Chay ward, Halong City
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Hotel area: Bai Chay beach
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For those coming to the beautiful city of HaLong, it is a real pleasure to stay in Cong Doan Halong Vietnam. This is a well known 3 star hotel which has been serving the international travelers for quite a long time. Cong Doan Hotel has the provision of top guest rooms, excellent dining facility and wide range of other hotel amenities and services. It is a preferred hotel for both the leisure and business travelers since they get the best possible services and facilities at quite an affordable rate.

Cong Doan Hotel

Cong Doan Halong is ideally located near the beautiful Halong bay in the center of Bai Chay. This 3 star hotel of Vietnam is a preferred hotel for the travelers as they get an easy access to the major attractions of the city. The international travelers can fly down at any of the two airports in Hanoi and Hai Phong and drive to this place. The hotel is 600m from the central post office. The Halong Jetty is just 5 minutes drive from the hotel.

Distance from the airport: The International Airport of Hai Phong is located about 75 kilometers from the hotel and it takes around one and half by car to reach here. You can have an access to this hotel from the Noi Ban International Airport in Hanoi by traveling just over 3 hours.