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  • KALBOUZA T
    Vietnam1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Mystical Journey to the Unique Floating Villages of Halong Bay - Spectacular Sunsets Await!
    Halong Bay is an enchanted destination that will take your breath away. The mystical caves, unique floating villages, and spectacular sunsets make it a must-visit spot. Whether you take a boat tour or explore on your own, you'll be mesmerized by the beauty and tranquility of Halong Bay. Don't miss out on this incredible experience!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 13 July 2023
  • Parrett N
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Trip to Halong Bay Will Leave You Breathless!
    Halong Bay Vietnam is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a truly unique experience. With diverse marine life, a peaceful atmosphere, spectacular sunsets, and abundant activities, you will never run out of things to do! Plus, the views are simply breathtaking. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or an adventure-filled family vacation, Halong Bay is the perfect choice. So don't delay, book your trip now and get ready to be amazed!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 July 2023
  • Phil C
    Vashon, Washington219 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A geological wonder
    Ha Long Bay is a geological wonder, with endless beautiful karst limestone islands. We chartered a boat for the day, Ha Long Lotus Cruises, which was great: we all had cabins even though it was not an overnight trip, and we brought along a chef who prepared both lunch and dinner (excellent food). We stopped at one of the big caves; having seen a lot of limestone caves along with various stactites and stalagmites, I could have passed on this aspect of the day - the caves were interesting but not spectacular, and they were VERY crowded. That's the only problem with Ha Long - there are a ton of tourists and tour boats. We made a final stop at Ti Top island to swim off the beach; it was also crowded, but the water was nice. But mostly the pleasure of the day was cruising through these waters surrounded by beautiful scenery.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 22 July 2023
  • Antwan
    Hong Kong, China9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A romantic trip
    The cruise (Le Theatre) offers the most authentic experiences in a secluded paradise! Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, explore secluded coves, and take part in a variety of activities during your 3-day trip. This is the perfect romantic getaway - a trip you will never forget!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 July 2023
  • vjb56
    Plymouth, United Kingdom168 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful Halong Bay
    We did this visit as part of our holiday with Mercury Holidays - Impressions of Vietnam. Excellent trip. Rooms were lovely, bathroom ideal. Food was excellent. Views brilliant. Would definitely recommend it. We visited the Luon caves in a bamboo boat and also went to a beach for a swim. Did Tai Chi and engaged in a cooking demonstration Staff very helpful. Drinks available - card or cash. Beautiful area. Very calming atmosphere and beautiful views. Quite alot of rubbish but I believe the Government are looking at getting the Boat Owners involved in clearing it up.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 26 July 2023
  • Scott G
    Los Angeles, California525 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bucket list item, not ideal weather but still awe-inspiring!
    I booked a two day one night cruise as part of my Vietnam/Cambodia itinerary through Thu at Vietnam Travel- she and the company are great! The boat tour company was Glory Legend Cruises and it was great too, very friendly staff, great food, smooth sailing (and totally stable at night, it felt like sleeping on land), and fun activities. I especially enjoyed tai chi on the top deck with the captain at 6am. Halong Bay was a bucket list item for me and it was awesome. Though the weather wasn't amazing- it was a dense cloudy haze/mist almost the whole time, but it still made for some cool atmospheric photos. I met a couple who said they'd been in Vietnam all of April, from the south to the north, and it was hazy the whole time. Perhaps it's hazy season? We got hazy sun for about two hours in the afternoon, but that was mostly when we were in the giant cave, ha! No matter, it is still incredible, just the sheer number of amazingly shaped islands. I felt like I was about to see King Kong any moment! We also went to Ti Top Island and Sung Sot (Surprise) Cave, both great! I had read reviews of Halong before my trip and was worried about the trash, but it didn't ruin it for me. Yes there was some, but pretty intermittently, and never enough to ruin any of the amazing views. There is cool stuff in the water too, including giant jellyfish! This is an amazing place, so glad I got to see it!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 30 July 2023
  • Shawn M
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit , just be careful with who you book with
    Ha Long Bay’s natural beauty is beyond words, and this trip offered breathtaking views of the islands. Cruising through the landscapes was an enchanting experience, and the photo opportunities were endless. The caves were fascinating to explore, and the kayaking, though brief, was enjoyable.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 August 2023
  • Jason T
    123 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spectacular view and many enjoyable activities.
    Overnight stay on the boat is highly recommended. Day trip is too short. The highlight of my trip. Make sure you climb Ti Top Mountain. The view up there is spectacular, its only a 20-30 minutes climb. After the climb have a swim at the foothill.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 September 2023
  • Robert Charles Innes
    Brisbane Region, Australia120 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Overnight Cruise to Halong Bay
    It is about a 2 to 2.5 hour bus drive to Halong Bay from Hanoi. It is possible to do Halong Bay in one day but it will be a long day. We decided to stay overnight. The Cabin, Toilet Facilities, Shower and even a spa Bath were great. We did two activities off boat - Kayaking and a Cave Tour. The kayaking was great. We paddled in two man Kayaks (they were really stable) around a couple of small islands. The government has recently moved to restrict plastics to protect Halong Bay so as we paddled we picked up any litter we saw. If everyone like me picked up some litter the place would benefit. The boats could even make it a competition, There would have been 10 - 15 boats with people paddling in different areas so a lot of litter could be picked up. There was some litter but on a whole it was a nice paddle. With the Cave Trip we went by Tender to a loading area where local wooden boats were used (all piloted by locals) to take us through a large cave, It was a very nice tour. Halong Bay is worth seeing and any efforts to protect it are well worth it.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 26 September 2023
  • Imran
    Los Angeles, California7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Experience the best of Halong Bay with Renea Cruise Halong
    A great option for travelers looking to explore the beauty of Halong Bay, Vietnam (Bai Tu Long Bay route). From the spacious and well-appointed cabins to the outstanding customer service, Renea Cruise Halong is sure to provide an unforgettable experience. The cruise offers comfortable and stable cruising, and their commitment to environmental conservation efforts is evident in their commitment to sustainability. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the food is delicious, making it a great choice for a luxurious and relaxing getaway.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 September 2023
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Bùi Thiện A
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
My day in Halong Bay was absolutely amazing! The tour was well-organized, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience. The food served was delicious, and the service provided was top-notch. I highly recommend this experience to everyone looking for a memorable day trip in Halong Bay.
Written 13 July 2024
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Võ Quý H
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The luxury of a private boat meant that we could savor every moment without the constraints of a crowded tour group. Good adventure!
Written 13 July 2024
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Lương Vĩ D
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The breathtaking scenery was complemented by insightful commentary from the onboard guide, providing valuable information about the bay's history and significance. Nothing to complain!
Written 13 July 2024
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Tuấn A
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
A perfect kickoff to my Hanoi adventure, I wholeheartedly endorse this experience to fellow travelers seeking an authentic glimpse into Vietnam's rich heritage.
Written 13 July 2024
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Vũ G
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
I wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone seeking to explore the city in a unique and engaging way. Every thing was good and amazing!
Written 13 July 2024
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Lương Vĩ H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The best cruise experience I've ever had. It felt like being surrounded by the best friends throughout the journey. Highly recommend!
Written 9 July 2024
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Vũ Hồng H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The highlight of the trip was undoubtedly the cruise through Halong Bay. The stunning landscapes, with towering limestone formations emerging from the water, left us in awe.
Written 9 July 2024
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Hà Linh P
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The onboard dining experience was equally impressive, featuring an array of delectable Vietnamese and international dishes that satisfied even the most discerning palate. What truly set this cruise apart, however, was the exceptional service provided by the staff.
Written 9 July 2024
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Nguyễn Hữu T
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
The daily excursions were a highlight, combining informative tours with a relaxed atmosphere. Everything was great and nothing to complain!
Written 9 July 2024
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Nguyễn Hữu C
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Business
Throughout the cruise, we were fortunate to have two outstanding directors who went above and beyond to ensure the comfort and satisfaction of all guests. Great!
Written 9 July 2024
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